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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 547 512 427
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -85
Contract jobs citing Grails 36 63 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.47% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 70
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£475 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
- -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
13560 13453 11630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.28% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8939 8729 7486
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 210 314
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.01 £16.10 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

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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

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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 1 April 2015.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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

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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 1 April 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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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 -10 33 £475 - 14
North West -24 3 £350 - 1
South East - - - - 4
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 76 (87.36%) Java
2 56 (64.37%) JavaScript
3 47 (54.02%) Groovy
4 45 (51.72%) HTML
5 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (45.98%) CSS
7 34 (39.08%) TDD
8 31 (35.63%) Spring
9 29 (33.33%) HTML5
10 28 (32.18%) CSS3
10 28 (32.18%) AngularJS
11 27 (31.03%) Git (software)
12 25 (28.74%) Hibernate
13 22 (25.29%) Maven
13 22 (25.29%) MVC
14 21 (24.14%) XML
15 20 (22.99%) MySQL
16 19 (21.84%) Tomcat
16 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (20.69%) Web Services
17 18 (20.69%) BDD
18 17 (19.54%) Jasmine
18 17 (19.54%) Linux
18 17 (19.54%) Pair Programming
19 15 (17.24%) Oracle
20 13 (14.94%) SQL
20 13 (14.94%) OO
20 13 (14.94%) Red Hat
20 13 (14.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 12 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 19 (21.84%) Tomcat
2 11 (12.64%) JBoss
3 6 (6.90%) Jetty
3 6 (6.90%) Node.js
4 5 (5.75%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.75%) nginx
5 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.30%) CMS
7 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.15%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.75%) Heroku
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) HTTP
2 4 (4.60%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.75%) Hazelcast
4 5 (5.75%) Redis
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 27 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 22 (25.29%) Maven
3 17 (19.54%) Jasmine
4 10 (11.49%) Mocha
4 10 (11.49%) Gradle
4 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.34%) Subversion
6 8 (9.20%) JUnit
6 8 (9.20%) QUnit
7 6 (6.90%) Ant
7 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.75%) Mockito
8 5 (5.75%) Hamcrest
8 5 (5.75%) RSpec
8 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.60%) NetBeans
10 3 (3.45%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.45%) ClearQuest
11 2 (2.30%) Spock
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Billing
3 4 (4.60%) Publishing
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (93.10%) Developer
2 34 (39.08%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Senior Developer
4 6 (6.90%) Lead Developer
4 6 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (6.90%) Scala Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.30%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.15%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.15%) CSS Developer
8 1 (1.15%) Agile Development Manager
8 1 (1.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.15%) Java Swing Developer
8 1 (1.15%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.15%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (51.72%) HTML
2 40 (45.98%) CSS
3 31 (35.63%) Spring
4 29 (33.33%) HTML5
5 28 (32.18%) CSS3
5 28 (32.18%) AngularJS
6 25 (28.74%) Hibernate
7 21 (24.14%) XML
8 18 (20.69%) Web Services
9 11 (12.64%) J2SE
9 11 (12.64%) J2EE
10 10 (11.49%) JMS
10 10 (11.49%) Sinatra
11 9 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (10.34%) Servlets
12 8 (9.20%) XSLT
12 8 (9.20%) Spring MVC
12 8 (9.20%) jQuery
12 8 (9.20%) Backbone.js
13 7 (8.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.15%) Social Media
5 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.15%) Blog
5 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Android
4 4 (4.60%) Windows
5 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.08%) TDD
3 22 (25.29%) MVC
4 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (20.69%) BDD
6 17 (19.54%) Pair Programming
7 13 (14.94%) OO
8 12 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (11.49%) Scrum
10 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.05%) DevOps
11 7 (8.05%) OOD
11 7 (8.05%) CRM
12 6 (6.90%) SEO
12 6 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.75%) Multithreading
13 5 (5.75%) Performance Testing
13 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (87.36%) Java
2 56 (64.37%) JavaScript
3 47 (54.02%) Groovy
4 13 (14.94%) SQL
5 11 (12.64%) Ruby
6 6 (6.90%) C#
6 6 (6.90%) Scala
7 5 (5.75%) C++
8 4 (4.60%) XQuery
8 4 (4.60%) XPath
9 1 (1.15%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) Perl
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Puppet
2 5 (5.75%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Oracle
2 13 (14.94%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.75%) Akamai
5 1 (1.15%) Google
5 1 (1.15%) Informatica
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