The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 344 394 390
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -4
Contract jobs citing Grails 67 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 27
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£474 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £402 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7269 7955 7883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 31.69% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5082 5737 5600
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 78
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in London

Grails
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Grails Daily Rate Trend in London

Grails
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grails across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in London

Grails
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
City of London +37 16 £450 -5.26% 5
Westminster - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 104 (88.89%) Java
2 87 (74.36%) Groovy
3 83 (70.94%) TDD
4 65 (55.56%) HTML
5 64 (54.70%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (44.44%) Spring
7 44 (37.61%) Scrum
7 44 (37.61%) JavaScript
7 44 (37.61%) CSS
8 39 (33.33%) Web Services
8 39 (33.33%) HTML5
9 38 (32.48%) BDD
10 36 (30.77%) MongoDB
11 32 (27.35%) Git (software)
12 31 (26.50%) Pair Programming
13 30 (25.64%) AngularJS
14 29 (24.79%) MVC
15 28 (23.93%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (23.93%) CSS3
15 28 (23.93%) RESTful
16 27 (23.08%) JSON
17 26 (22.22%) Hibernate
17 26 (22.22%) NoSQL
18 25 (21.37%) XML
19 22 (18.80%) MySQL
20 21 (17.95%) Cucumber
20 21 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
21 20 (17.09%) SOAP
21 20 (17.09%) Spring MVC
22 18 (15.38%) Oracle

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (11.97%) Node.js
2 9 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.98%) CMS
4 4 (3.42%) Jetty
5 3 (2.56%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.85%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 26 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 22 (18.80%) MySQL
4 9 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.85%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (27.35%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.95%) Cucumber
3 15 (12.82%) JUnit
4 14 (11.97%) Subversion
5 12 (10.26%) Jasmine
6 11 (9.40%) Mockito
7 10 (8.55%) Mocha
7 10 (8.55%) Maven
7 10 (8.55%) Hudson
7 10 (8.55%) Jenkins
8 9 (7.69%) Hamcrest
9 5 (4.27%) Gradle
10 4 (3.42%) QUnit
11 3 (2.56%) Selenium
12 2 (1.71%) Ant
13 1 (0.85%) EasyMock
13 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Automotive
2 2 (1.71%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Billing
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Publishing
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (93.16%) Developer
2 64 (54.70%) Java Developer
3 30 (25.64%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Analyst
10 3 (2.56%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Programmer
10 3 (2.56%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.71%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (1.71%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (1.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.71%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (1.71%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (55.56%) HTML
2 52 (44.44%) Spring
3 44 (37.61%) CSS
4 39 (33.33%) Web Services
4 39 (33.33%) HTML5
5 30 (25.64%) AngularJS
6 28 (23.93%) CSS3
6 28 (23.93%) RESTful
7 27 (23.08%) JSON
8 26 (22.22%) Hibernate
9 25 (21.37%) XML
10 20 (17.09%) SOAP
10 20 (17.09%) Spring MVC
11 13 (11.11%) JDBC
12 12 (10.26%) REST
13 10 (8.55%) J2EE
14 9 (7.69%) Sensu
15 8 (6.84%) GWT
15 8 (6.84%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (5.98%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Open Source
2 13 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.56%) iPhone
3 3 (2.56%) iPad
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
5 1 (0.85%) DTV
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Blog
5 1 (0.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Linux
2 2 (1.71%) CentOS
2 2 (1.71%) UNIX
2 2 (1.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (70.94%) TDD
2 64 (54.70%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (37.61%) Scrum
4 38 (32.48%) BDD
5 31 (26.50%) Pair Programming
6 29 (24.79%) MVC
7 28 (23.93%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (14.53%) Kanban
10 15 (12.82%) Release Management
11 13 (11.11%) DevOps
12 12 (10.26%) OO
13 10 (8.55%) Test Automation
14 9 (7.69%) Software Engineering
15 8 (6.84%) Extreme Programming
15 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.84%) SOA
16 6 (5.13%) Content Management
17 5 (4.27%) OOA/OOD
17 5 (4.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 104 (88.89%) Java
2 87 (74.36%) Groovy
3 44 (37.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.82%) SQL
5 14 (11.97%) Ruby
6 13 (11.11%) Scala
7 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.27%) Clojure
8 5 (4.27%) Python
8 5 (4.27%) Perl
9 2 (1.71%) C#
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) RHEV
1 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Puppet
2 3 (2.56%) Oozie
3 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Oracle
2 8 (6.84%) Akamai
3 4 (3.42%) JBoss
4 2 (1.71%) HP
4 2 (1.71%) Sencha
5 1 (0.85%) SAP
London
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £500 per day all inclusive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago