The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 506 498 425
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -73
Contract jobs citing Grails 51 41 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.092% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.34% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 78
Average daily rate
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£475 £506 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +19.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12432 12178 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.31% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 7786 7583
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 317
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in England

Grails
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grails across the England region.

Grails Daily Rate Trend in England

Grails
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grails across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in England

Grails
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the England region.

Grails Hourly Rate Trend in England

Grails
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 40 £475 -9.52% 17
North West +2 9 £350 +16.66% 2
South East - 2 £505 - 3
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Grails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Grails.

1 106 (89.83%) Java
2 60 (50.85%) Groovy
3 54 (45.76%) JavaScript
4 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (36.44%) TDD
6 42 (35.59%) Spring
6 42 (35.59%) HTML
7 38 (32.20%) CSS
8 34 (28.81%) XML
8 34 (28.81%) Tomcat
8 34 (28.81%) Maven
9 32 (27.12%) Linux
10 31 (26.27%) AngularJS
11 28 (23.73%) HTML5
12 27 (22.88%) CSS3
12 27 (22.88%) Red Hat
12 27 (22.88%) Hibernate
13 26 (22.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (20.34%) Git (software)
14 24 (20.34%) BDD
15 23 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (19.49%) MVC
15 23 (19.49%) J2SE
15 23 (19.49%) HTTP
15 23 (19.49%) JMS
15 23 (19.49%) Servlets
15 23 (19.49%) Web Services
16 22 (18.64%) J2EE
17 21 (17.80%) XSLT
17 21 (17.80%) OO

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Grails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Grails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (28.81%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.02%) WebSphere
3 10 (8.47%) Node.js
4 8 (6.78%) JBoss
5 4 (3.39%) Jetty
5 4 (3.39%) CMS
5 4 (3.39%) nginx
5 4 (3.39%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) Drupal
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.39%) Heroku
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.49%) HTTP
2 5 (4.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) MySQL
1 17 (14.41%) Hazelcast
2 8 (6.78%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.39%) Redis
5 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (28.81%) Maven
2 24 (20.34%) Git (software)
3 21 (17.80%) Jasmine
4 13 (11.02%) Mocha
5 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.63%) JUnit
6 9 (7.63%) QUnit
6 9 (7.63%) Cucumber
7 8 (6.78%) Gradle
8 7 (5.93%) Subversion
9 5 (4.24%) Geb
9 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.39%) Ant
10 4 (3.39%) NetBeans
10 4 (3.39%) RSpec
10 4 (3.39%) Mockito
10 4 (3.39%) Hamcrest
11 3 (2.54%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.54%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (2.54%) Spock
General
1 12 (10.17%) Billing
2 5 (4.24%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 109 (92.37%) Developer
2 57 (48.31%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.02%) Senior Developer
4 7 (5.93%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 7 (5.93%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (4.24%) Lead Developer
6 4 (3.39%) Software Engineer
6 4 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (3.39%) Scala Developer
6 4 (3.39%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (2.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (2.54%) Software Developer
8 2 (1.69%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (0.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (0.85%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (0.85%) CSS Developer
9 1 (0.85%) Agile Development Manager
9 1 (0.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.59%) Spring
1 42 (35.59%) HTML
2 38 (32.20%) CSS
3 34 (28.81%) XML
4 31 (26.27%) AngularJS
5 28 (23.73%) HTML5
6 27 (22.88%) CSS3
6 27 (22.88%) Hibernate
7 23 (19.49%) J2SE
7 23 (19.49%) JMS
7 23 (19.49%) Servlets
7 23 (19.49%) Web Services
8 22 (18.64%) J2EE
9 21 (17.80%) XSLT
10 17 (14.41%) XML Schema
11 13 (11.02%) DOM
12 9 (7.63%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (7.63%) SAX
12 9 (7.63%) jQuery
13 8 (6.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.93%) User Experience
4 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.39%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.39%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
5 1 (0.85%) Blog
5 1 (0.85%) RIA
5 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.12%) Linux
2 26 (22.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (14.41%) Android
4 13 (11.02%) Windows
5 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.44%) TDD
3 24 (20.34%) BDD
4 23 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (19.49%) MVC
5 21 (17.80%) OO
6 20 (16.95%) Pair Programming
7 14 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (11.86%) Software Engineering
8 13 (11.02%) CRM
9 11 (9.32%) DevOps
10 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.78%) Scrum
11 8 (6.78%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.93%) OOD
12 7 (5.93%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (5.93%) SEO
13 5 (4.24%) Content Management
14 4 (3.39%) UML
14 4 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (89.83%) Java
2 60 (50.85%) Groovy
3 54 (45.76%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.41%) XPath
5 14 (11.86%) C#
6 12 (10.17%) C++
7 10 (8.47%) SQL
8 9 (7.63%) Ruby
8 9 (7.63%) Scala
9 4 (3.39%) XQuery
10 2 (1.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) RHEV
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) Puppet
2 4 (3.39%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (22.88%) Red Hat
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle
2 13 (11.02%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.39%) Akamai
4 1 (0.85%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) Zend
4 1 (0.85%) Informatica
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