The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 96 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Grails 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
403 446 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.87% 36.50% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 319 156
Average daily rate £330 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Grails
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grails across the Leeds region.

Grails Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Grails
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grails across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Web Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Django
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Struts
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (25.00%) CICS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Django
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Struts
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) NATURAL
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian