The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 502 499 506
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Grails 51 47 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 39
Average daily rate
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£474 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.27% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £514 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13352 13135 13905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 28.34% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8766 8529 8604
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 278 337
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +28 50 £474 +5.27% 19
South East -6 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 110 (93.22%) Java
2 87 (73.73%) Groovy
3 79 (66.95%) TDD
4 67 (56.78%) HTML
5 64 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (52.54%) Spring
7 50 (42.37%) Scrum
8 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
9 40 (33.90%) CSS
10 39 (33.05%) MongoDB
11 38 (32.20%) Hibernate
12 37 (31.36%) Git (software)
13 36 (30.51%) HTML5
14 35 (29.66%) Web Services
15 34 (28.81%) MVC
16 33 (27.97%) JSON
17 31 (26.27%) XML
17 31 (26.27%) BDD
18 30 (25.42%) Pair Programming
19 29 (24.58%) MySQL
20 28 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (22.03%) Oracle
22 25 (21.19%) AngularJS
23 23 (19.49%) NoSQL
23 23 (19.49%) CSS3
23 23 (19.49%) Continuous Improvement
24 22 (18.64%) SQL
24 22 (18.64%) Cucumber
25 21 (17.80%) RESTful
26 20 (16.95%) Ruby

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 12 (10.17%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.32%) Node.js
3 6 (5.08%) CMS
3 6 (5.08%) Jetty
4 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.54%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.69%) Mule
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.05%) MongoDB
2 29 (24.58%) MySQL
3 23 (19.49%) NoSQL
4 17 (14.41%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) Redis
8 1 (0.85%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.85%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.85%) DB2
8 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 37 (31.36%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.64%) Cucumber
3 19 (16.10%) JUnit
4 17 (14.41%) Subversion
4 17 (14.41%) Mockito
5 16 (13.56%) Maven
6 15 (12.71%) Hamcrest
7 10 (8.47%) Hudson
8 8 (6.78%) Jasmine
8 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
9 7 (5.93%) Mocha
10 6 (5.08%) Gradle
11 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.39%) Selenium
12 4 (3.39%) QUnit
13 3 (2.54%) Behat
14 2 (1.69%) Ant
15 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
15 1 (0.85%) EasyMock
15 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Advertising
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
3 2 (1.69%) Billing
3 2 (1.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (88.98%) Developer
2 62 (52.54%) Java Developer
3 29 (24.58%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.17%) Software Developer
4 12 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (8.47%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Test Consultant
10 3 (2.54%) Consultant
10 3 (2.54%) Programmer
10 3 (2.54%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.69%) Support Analyst
11 2 (1.69%) Applications Support
11 2 (1.69%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (1.69%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (56.78%) HTML
2 62 (52.54%) Spring
3 40 (33.90%) CSS
4 38 (32.20%) Hibernate
5 36 (30.51%) HTML5
6 35 (29.66%) Web Services
7 33 (27.97%) JSON
8 31 (26.27%) XML
9 25 (21.19%) AngularJS
10 23 (19.49%) CSS3
11 21 (17.80%) RESTful
12 19 (16.10%) Spring MVC
12 19 (16.10%) SOAP
12 19 (16.10%) JDBC
13 14 (11.86%) GWT
13 14 (11.86%) Sensu
14 11 (9.32%) REST
15 10 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
16 8 (6.78%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Open Source
2 10 (8.47%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.54%) iPhone
3 3 (2.54%) iPad
4 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Blog
5 1 (0.85%) Social Network
5 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.41%) Linux
2 2 (1.69%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) CentOS
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (66.95%) TDD
2 64 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (42.37%) Scrum
4 34 (28.81%) MVC
5 31 (26.27%) BDD
6 30 (25.42%) Pair Programming
7 28 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (19.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (15.25%) Kanban
9 18 (15.25%) Release Management
10 12 (10.17%) Test Automation
11 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.47%) OO
12 10 (8.47%) DevOps
13 8 (6.78%) SOA
14 6 (5.08%) OOD
15 5 (4.24%) OOA/OOD
15 5 (4.24%) B2B
15 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
15 5 (4.24%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (93.22%) Java
2 87 (73.73%) Groovy
3 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.64%) SQL
5 20 (16.95%) Ruby
6 8 (6.78%) Python
6 8 (6.78%) Scala
6 8 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.24%) Clojure
7 5 (4.24%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.85%) XPath
8 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Puppet
2 3 (2.54%) Oozie
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) Oracle
2 14 (11.86%) Akamai
3 8 (6.78%) JBoss
4 2 (1.69%) HP
4 2 (1.69%) Sencha
5 1 (0.85%) Splunk
5 1 (0.85%) SAP
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