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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 498 529 528
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -1
Contract jobs citing Grails 82 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 31
Average daily rate £490 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 62 £525 +10.52% 17
North West -13 13 £325 -7.14% 5
South East +6 5 £450 -10.89% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
South West - 1 £300 -
Grails
UK

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 137 (91.95%) Java
2 115 (77.18%) Groovy
3 109 (73.15%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (61.07%) Spring
5 86 (57.72%) TDD
6 63 (42.28%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (38.26%) JavaScript
8 50 (33.56%) HTML
9 46 (30.87%) Linux
10 45 (30.20%) CSS
11 44 (29.53%) Git (software)
12 38 (25.50%) Cucumber
13 36 (24.16%) JIRA
14 35 (23.49%) Microservices
14 35 (23.49%) API Development
15 34 (22.82%) RESTful
15 34 (22.82%) Security Cleared
15 34 (22.82%) MySQL
15 34 (22.82%) Scrum
16 33 (22.15%) SC Cleared
16 33 (22.15%) Confluence
17 32 (21.48%) Continuous Delivery
18 31 (20.81%) Spring Boot
18 31 (20.81%) Hibernate
19 30 (20.13%) AngularJS
19 30 (20.13%) Spock
19 30 (20.13%) Geb
20 29 (19.46%) REST
20 29 (19.46%) IntelliJ
21 27 (18.12%) Ubuntu

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (22.15%) Confluence
2 23 (15.44%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.38%) Apache
4 10 (6.71%) Node.js
5 7 (4.70%) CMS
6 6 (4.03%) JBoss
6 6 (4.03%) Jetty
7 5 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.68%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.34%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.34%) Drupal
9 2 (1.34%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.34%) WordPress
10 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.36%) SoftLayer
2 5 (3.36%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (2.68%) Heroku
4 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) SSL
2 5 (3.36%) HTTP
2 5 (3.36%) SNMP
2 5 (3.36%) VPN
2 5 (3.36%) Wireless
3 3 (2.01%) Network Security
4 2 (1.34%) FTP
4 2 (1.34%) Internet
4 2 (1.34%) SMTP
5 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.82%) MySQL
2 27 (18.12%) Hadoop
2 27 (18.12%) HBase
3 24 (16.11%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.37%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.68%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (29.53%) Git (software)
2 38 (25.50%) Cucumber
3 36 (24.16%) JIRA
4 30 (20.13%) Geb
4 30 (20.13%) Spock
5 29 (19.46%) IntelliJ
6 23 (15.44%) Jenkins
7 20 (13.42%) Gradle
8 19 (12.75%) Maven
9 12 (8.05%) Subversion
10 11 (7.38%) Jasmine
10 11 (7.38%) Mocha
10 11 (7.38%) Protractor
11 9 (6.04%) Selenium
12 7 (4.70%) FishEye
12 7 (4.70%) TeamCity
13 6 (4.03%) Ant
13 6 (4.03%) Gatling
13 6 (4.03%) JUnit
14 5 (3.36%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (6.04%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Retail
3 5 (3.36%) Banking
4 4 (2.68%) Games
4 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Automotive
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (79.87%) Developer
2 87 (58.39%) Java Developer
3 27 (18.12%) Senior Developer
4 26 (17.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 14 (9.40%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Angular Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Scala Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Agile Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (5.37%) Java Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Java Scala Developer
9 8 (5.37%) UI Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Architect
10 5 (3.36%) Consultant
10 5 (3.36%) Python Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (61.07%) Spring
2 50 (33.56%) HTML
3 45 (30.20%) CSS
4 34 (22.82%) RESTful
5 31 (20.81%) Hibernate
5 31 (20.81%) Spring Boot
6 30 (20.13%) AngularJS
7 29 (19.46%) REST
8 27 (18.12%) Apache Camel
8 27 (18.12%) JAX-RS
9 25 (16.78%) HTML5
10 24 (16.11%) CSS3
11 19 (12.75%) SOAP
12 17 (11.41%) jQuery
12 17 (11.41%) Web Services
13 15 (10.07%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (10.07%) XML
14 14 (9.40%) J2EE
14 14 (9.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (8.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.04%) Fintech
3 8 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.37%) User Experience
4 5 (3.36%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.36%) PKI
4 5 (3.36%) Statistics
4 5 (3.36%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.34%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.34%) iPad
6 2 (1.34%) Social Network
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) DTV
7 1 (0.67%) Economics
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (30.87%) Linux
2 27 (18.12%) CentOS
2 27 (18.12%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (73.15%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (57.72%) TDD
3 63 (42.28%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (23.49%) API Development
4 35 (23.49%) Microservices
5 34 (22.82%) Scrum
6 32 (21.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (15.44%) BDD
8 20 (13.42%) DevOps
9 16 (10.74%) MVC
10 15 (10.07%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (8.72%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.05%) Pair Programming
13 11 (7.38%) Open Source
13 11 (7.38%) Performance Optimisation
14 9 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (5.37%) Front End Development
16 7 (4.70%) Configuration Management
16 7 (4.70%) Kanban
16 7 (4.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 137 (91.95%) Java
2 115 (77.18%) Groovy
3 57 (38.26%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.11%) Scala
5 23 (15.44%) Ruby
6 22 (14.77%) Python
7 15 (10.07%) SQL
8 9 (6.04%) Perl
8 9 (6.04%) Smalltalk
9 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.68%) PHP
11 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.34%) XPath
12 1 (0.67%) Clojure
12 1 (0.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 34 (22.82%) Security Cleared
2 33 (22.15%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.38%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (12.75%) Puppet
2 9 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (9.40%) Oracle
2 6 (4.03%) Akamai
3 5 (3.36%) Splunk
4 4 (2.68%) ATG
4 4 (2.68%) hybris
5 3 (2.01%) Twitter
6 2 (1.34%) Adobe
7 1 (0.67%) Facebook
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago