The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 562 574 546
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing Grails 49 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.094% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 30
Median daily rate £400 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Grails
UK

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
14293 14210 13680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.06% 27.90% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10193 9693 9057
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 204 197
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Grails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 25 £575 +35.29% 11
Yorkshire +14 13 £400 -13.51% 2
North West - 9 £365 -
South East - 1 £350 - 3
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Grails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Grails.

1 124 (90.51%) Java
2 108 (78.83%) Groovy
3 107 (78.10%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (70.07%) JavaScript
5 76 (55.47%) TDD
6 73 (53.28%) CSS
7 69 (50.36%) HTML
7 69 (50.36%) Spring
8 53 (38.69%) jQuery
9 39 (28.47%) BDD
10 37 (27.01%) Scrum
11 34 (24.82%) Microservices
12 33 (24.09%) AngularJS
13 32 (23.36%) MySQL
13 32 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (22.63%) HTML5
14 31 (22.63%) Front End Development
15 30 (21.90%) CSS3
16 29 (21.17%) SC Cleared
16 29 (21.17%) Security Cleared
17 28 (20.44%) Hibernate
18 27 (19.71%) Mobile App
19 26 (18.98%) Scala
19 26 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (18.25%) JUnit
20 25 (18.25%) SOA
21 24 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
21 24 (17.52%) MongoDB
22 23 (16.79%) Data Visualisation
22 23 (16.79%) Visualisation

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.76%) CMS
2 8 (5.84%) Confluence
3 5 (3.65%) Apache
3 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.19%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.19%) Drupal
4 3 (2.19%) Joomla!
4 3 (2.19%) WordPress
5 2 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.73%) GitHub
3 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.73%) Heroku
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) HTTP
1 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.73%) Intranet
1 1 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.36%) MySQL
2 24 (17.52%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.30%) HBase
4 9 (6.57%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.57%) Hazelcast
5 8 (5.84%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.46%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.46%) Redis
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (18.25%) JUnit
2 21 (15.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.49%) Spock
4 12 (8.76%) Cucumber
4 12 (8.76%) Geb
4 12 (8.76%) JIRA
5 9 (6.57%) Jasmine
5 9 (6.57%) Maven
5 9 (6.57%) Mocha
5 9 (6.57%) Protractor
6 7 (5.11%) IntelliJ
7 6 (4.38%) Selenium
8 4 (2.92%) Grunt
8 4 (2.92%) gulp
9 3 (2.19%) Gradle
10 2 (1.46%) JMeter
10 2 (1.46%) Subversion
10 2 (1.46%) VisualVM
11 1 (0.73%) GitLab
11 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Games
3 7 (5.11%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (86.13%) Developer
2 70 (51.09%) Java Developer
3 25 (18.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (18.25%) Senior Developer
4 24 (17.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (9.49%) UI Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Agile Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (7.30%) Architect
8 9 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Consultant
9 8 (5.84%) Java Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) UI Consultant
10 7 (5.11%) Angular Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Ruby Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (2.92%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) Web Developer
13 3 (2.19%) E-Commerce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (53.28%) CSS
2 69 (50.36%) HTML
2 69 (50.36%) Spring
3 53 (38.69%) jQuery
4 33 (24.09%) AngularJS
5 31 (22.63%) HTML5
6 30 (21.90%) CSS3
7 28 (20.44%) Hibernate
8 22 (16.06%) RESTful
9 19 (13.87%) Node.js
9 19 (13.87%) Web Services
10 18 (13.14%) SOAP
11 17 (12.41%) JRuby
11 17 (12.41%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (12.41%) REST
11 17 (12.41%) YUI
12 14 (10.22%) J2EE
13 13 (9.49%) Spring Boot
14 12 (8.76%) Spring MVC
15 10 (7.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) Mobile App
2 26 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (16.79%) Visualisation
4 22 (16.06%) User Experience
5 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.92%) iPad
7 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.73%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.73%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.22%) Linux
2 8 (5.84%) Ubuntu
3 7 (5.11%) CentOS
4 5 (3.65%) Android
5 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.73%) Unix
5 1 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (78.10%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (55.47%) TDD
3 39 (28.47%) BDD
4 37 (27.01%) Scrum
5 34 (24.82%) Microservices
6 32 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (22.63%) Front End Development
8 25 (18.25%) SOA
9 23 (16.79%) Data Visualisation
9 23 (16.79%) Infographics
10 22 (16.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 21 (15.33%) Prototyping
12 15 (10.95%) E-Commerce
13 13 (9.49%) Rapid Prototyping
14 12 (8.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (8.76%) MVC
15 11 (8.03%) Software Engineering
16 9 (6.57%) Pair Programming
16 9 (6.57%) Performance Optimisation
17 7 (5.11%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 124 (90.51%) Java
2 108 (78.83%) Groovy
3 96 (70.07%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.98%) Scala
5 21 (15.33%) Python
6 17 (12.41%) Clojure
6 17 (12.41%) Jython
7 14 (10.22%) SQL
8 12 (8.76%) Ruby
9 5 (3.65%) PHP
10 2 (1.46%) XPath
11 1 (0.73%) C
11 1 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (21.17%) SC Cleared
1 29 (21.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.68%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Docker
2 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.73%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (12.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.73%) Graphite
2 1 (0.73%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.73%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (3.65%) Oracle
2 4 (2.92%) ATG
2 4 (2.92%) hybris
3 3 (2.19%) Adobe
3 3 (2.19%) Twitter
4 1 (0.73%) Facebook
4 1 (0.73%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.73%) Google
4 1 (0.73%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
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