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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grails
UK / England
Rank 523 528 523
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Grails 45 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 43
Median daily rate £425 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £593 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.18% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12901 13395 12488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.06% 29.24% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8910 9355 8519
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 241 168
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
South East +26 18 £350 -22.22% 4
South West - 15 £490 -
London -35 10 £525 - 1
Yorkshire +18 2 £388 +19.23% 2
Grails
UK

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (66.97%) Spring
3 72 (66.06%) JavaScript
4 70 (64.22%) Groovy
5 67 (61.47%) XML
6 54 (49.54%) Git (software)
7 44 (40.37%) RabbitMQ
8 43 (39.45%) Docker
8 43 (39.45%) SQL
9 40 (36.70%) REST
10 39 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (33.94%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (31.19%) Gradle
13 33 (30.28%) Hibernate
14 31 (28.44%) Maven
14 31 (28.44%) Migration
14 31 (28.44%) Open Source
15 27 (24.77%) Jenkins
16 26 (23.85%) AngularJS
16 26 (23.85%) JMS
17 25 (22.94%) TDD
18 24 (22.02%) HTML
18 24 (22.02%) Web Services
19 23 (21.10%) Linux
20 21 (19.27%) Continuous Delivery
21 20 (18.35%) Oracle
21 20 (18.35%) JSON
22 19 (17.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 18 (16.51%) MVC
23 18 (16.51%) J2EE

Grails
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 14 (12.84%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (11.01%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (6.42%) Apache
4 7 (6.42%) CMS
4 7 (6.42%) nginx
5 5 (4.59%) Confluence
5 5 (4.59%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.92%) Mule
7 1 (0.92%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.59%) IaaS
3 5 (4.59%) PaaS
4 4 (3.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) HTTP
2 3 (2.75%) AMQP
3 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.94%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (16.51%) MongoDB
3 15 (13.76%) MySQL
4 6 (5.50%) Neo4j
5 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.59%) HBase
5 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.67%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.92%) Big Data
8 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (49.54%) Git (software)
2 34 (31.19%) Gradle
3 31 (28.44%) Maven
4 27 (24.77%) Jenkins
5 19 (17.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (11.01%) JUnit
6 12 (11.01%) Mockito
7 11 (10.09%) Ant
8 8 (7.34%) JIRA
9 6 (5.50%) Bitbucket
9 6 (5.50%) Eclipse
9 6 (5.50%) Spock
10 4 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.75%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.83%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.83%) Mocha
12 2 (1.83%) Protractor
13 1 (0.92%) CMake
13 1 (0.92%) CodeNarc
13 1 (0.92%) GitLab
General
1 13 (11.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Games
3 2 (1.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (96.33%) Developer
2 94 (86.24%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.43%) Senior Developer
3 19 (17.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (8.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (6.42%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Agile Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Angular Developer
8 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (2.75%) e-Learning Developer
9 3 (2.75%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (2.75%) XML Developer
10 2 (1.83%) AWS Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Java Engineer
10 2 (1.83%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (66.97%) Spring
2 67 (61.47%) XML
3 44 (40.37%) RabbitMQ
4 40 (36.70%) REST
5 33 (30.28%) Hibernate
6 26 (23.85%) AngularJS
6 26 (23.85%) JMS
7 24 (22.02%) HTML
7 24 (22.02%) Web Services
8 20 (18.35%) JSON
9 18 (16.51%) Apache Camel
9 18 (16.51%) J2EE
9 18 (16.51%) Spring MVC
10 17 (15.60%) CSS
10 17 (15.60%) jQuery
11 15 (13.76%) CSS3
11 15 (13.76%) HTML5
11 15 (13.76%) Java EE
11 15 (13.76%) Play Framework
11 15 (13.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) NHS
2 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.75%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) iPad
5 1 (0.92%) Neural Network
5 1 (0.92%) Online Games
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Mac OS X
2 7 (6.42%) Unix
3 4 (3.67%) Android
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Debian
5 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.44%) Migration
2 31 (28.44%) Open Source
3 25 (22.94%) TDD
4 21 (19.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (16.51%) MVC
6 17 (15.60%) Microservices
7 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (13.76%) Unit Testing
8 14 (12.84%) Scrum
9 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
9 13 (11.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (11.93%) SOA
10 12 (11.01%) E-Commerce
11 11 (10.09%) BDD
11 11 (10.09%) Low Latency
12 7 (6.42%) Process Improvement
12 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.50%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (5.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (66.06%) JavaScript
3 70 (64.22%) Groovy
4 43 (39.45%) SQL
5 14 (12.84%) Scala
6 11 (10.09%) XPath
7 8 (7.34%) Clojure
8 5 (4.59%) Jython
8 5 (4.59%) Python
9 4 (3.67%) Ruby
10 1 (0.92%) C++
10 1 (0.92%) ES6
Qualifications
1 16 (14.68%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.67%) QA
System Software
1 43 (39.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (14.68%) Puppet
2 9 (8.26%) Ansible
3 8 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Oracle
2 9 (8.26%) IBM
3 5 (4.59%) ATG