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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 502 501 531
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Contract jobs citing Grails 87 76 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.53% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 60 38
Average daily rate
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£425 £474 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £539 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 +22 72 £425 -10.52% 14
South East -12 8 - - 9
Yorkshire - 6 £338 - 5
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 108 (89.26%) Java
2 97 (80.17%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (76.86%) Groovy
4 70 (57.85%) TDD
5 68 (56.20%) Spring
6 45 (37.19%) Linux
7 41 (33.88%) Cucumber
8 40 (33.06%) JIRA
9 39 (32.23%) Microservices
10 37 (30.58%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (30.58%) HTML
11 36 (29.75%) IntelliJ
11 36 (29.75%) Confluence
12 35 (28.93%) Hadoop
13 34 (28.10%) Security Cleared
14 33 (27.27%) HBase
14 33 (27.27%) Spock
14 33 (27.27%) Geb
14 33 (27.27%) Apache Camel
14 33 (27.27%) JAX-RS
14 33 (27.27%) Spring Boot
15 32 (26.45%) CentOS
16 31 (25.62%) Ubuntu
17 29 (23.97%) SC Cleared
17 29 (23.97%) RESTful
18 28 (23.14%) API Development
19 27 (22.31%) Scrum
19 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
20 22 (18.18%) CSS
20 22 (18.18%) E-Commerce

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (29.75%) Confluence
2 17 (14.05%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (5.79%) Apache
5 5 (4.13%) JBoss
6 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.31%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.48%) Jetty
8 2 (1.65%) CICS
8 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.83%) SAS
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.61%) SoftLayer
2 8 (6.61%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (3.31%) SaaS
3 4 (3.31%) IaaS
4 2 (1.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) SSL
2 8 (6.61%) Wireless
2 8 (6.61%) SNMP
2 8 (6.61%) VPN
3 5 (4.13%) HTTP
4 3 (2.48%) SMTP
4 3 (2.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.93%) Hadoop
2 33 (27.27%) HBase
3 19 (15.70%) NoSQL
4 14 (11.57%) MongoDB
4 14 (11.57%) MySQL
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.65%) Adabas
7 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.65%) Redis
7 2 (1.65%) Riak
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 41 (33.88%) Cucumber
2 40 (33.06%) JIRA
3 36 (29.75%) IntelliJ
4 33 (27.27%) Spock
4 33 (27.27%) Geb
5 16 (13.22%) Jenkins
6 14 (11.57%) Git (software)
7 11 (9.09%) Gradle
8 10 (8.26%) Ant
9 9 (7.44%) Maven
10 8 (6.61%) Selenium
11 7 (5.79%) Subversion
11 7 (5.79%) JUnit
12 5 (4.13%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (1.65%) Liquibase
13 2 (1.65%) Mockito
13 2 (1.65%) Hamcrest
14 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.83%) JMeter
General
1 11 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 102 (84.30%) Developer
2 80 (66.12%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.57%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Scala Developer
6 8 (6.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.31%) Programmer
8 4 (3.31%) Analyst
8 4 (3.31%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (3.31%) UI Programmer
9 3 (2.48%) Architect
9 3 (2.48%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (1.65%) COBOL Developer
10 2 (1.65%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (1.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (56.20%) Spring
2 37 (30.58%) HTML
3 33 (27.27%) JAX-RS
3 33 (27.27%) Apache Camel
3 33 (27.27%) Spring Boot
4 29 (23.97%) RESTful
5 22 (18.18%) CSS
6 20 (16.53%) J2EE
7 18 (14.88%) Hibernate
7 18 (14.88%) XML
7 18 (14.88%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (12.40%) AngularJS
9 14 (11.57%) jQuery
10 13 (10.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (9.92%) HTML5
11 12 (9.92%) JSON
12 11 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (8.26%) REST
13 10 (8.26%) Web Services
14 8 (6.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Cryptography
1 8 (6.61%) PKI
1 8 (6.61%) Statistics
1 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.31%) Economics
2 4 (3.31%) W3C
3 3 (2.48%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.65%) User Experience
4 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.19%) Linux
2 32 (26.45%) CentOS
3 31 (25.62%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (80.17%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (57.85%) TDD
3 39 (32.23%) Microservices
4 37 (30.58%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (23.14%) API Development
6 27 (22.31%) Scrum
7 22 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 19 (15.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (13.22%) MVC
10 15 (12.40%) DevOps
11 14 (11.57%) Pair Programming
12 12 (9.92%) BDD
12 12 (9.92%) Analytics
13 10 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (7.44%) User Stories
15 8 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (6.61%) Open Source
15 8 (6.61%) Refactoring
15 8 (6.61%) Computer Security
16 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 108 (89.26%) Java
2 93 (76.86%) Groovy
3 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.36%) Ruby
5 19 (15.70%) SQL
6 15 (12.40%) Scala
7 12 (9.92%) Python
8 8 (6.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.48%) C#
9 3 (2.48%) Perl
10 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.65%) NATURAL
10 2 (1.65%) JCL
10 2 (1.65%) COBOL
11 1 (0.83%) Clojure
11 1 (0.83%) R
11 1 (0.83%) Jython
Qualifications
1 34 (28.10%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.97%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.57%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (15.70%) Puppet
2 12 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (8.26%) Vagrant
4 8 (6.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle
2 8 (6.61%) Splunk
3 6 (4.96%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.65%) Akamai
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