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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 373 381 319
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -62
Contract jobs citing Grails 39 43 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.57% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 59
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
Grails
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
7196 7583 6964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.16% 30.43% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5468 5533 5001
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 49 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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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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
City of London +3 7 £475 - 7
Chiswick - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 99 (90.83%) Java
2 80 (73.39%) Groovy
3 75 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (60.55%) TDD
5 53 (48.62%) HTML
6 51 (46.79%) JavaScript
7 49 (44.95%) CSS
8 40 (36.70%) AngularJS
9 39 (35.78%) HTML5
10 37 (33.94%) CSS3
10 37 (33.94%) BDD
11 34 (31.19%) Pair Programming
12 33 (30.28%) MVC
13 31 (28.44%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (27.52%) Git (software)
15 25 (22.94%) Spring
16 24 (22.02%) Jasmine
17 21 (19.27%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (19.27%) Scrum
18 20 (18.35%) Web Services
19 19 (17.43%) OO
19 19 (17.43%) Hibernate
20 18 (16.51%) Degree
20 18 (16.51%) RESTful
20 18 (16.51%) Mocha
21 17 (15.60%) MongoDB
22 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
23 15 (13.76%) DevOps
23 15 (13.76%) Node.js
23 15 (13.76%) Spring MVC

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 15 (13.76%) Node.js
2 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.42%) CMS
3 3 (2.75%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) JBoss
5 1 (0.92%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.92%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) SSL
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) MongoDB
2 15 (13.76%) MySQL
3 11 (10.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 30 (27.52%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.02%) Jasmine
3 18 (16.51%) Mocha
4 15 (13.76%) JUnit
5 13 (11.93%) Cucumber
6 11 (10.09%) QUnit
7 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
8 9 (8.26%) Subversion
9 7 (6.42%) Geb
10 6 (5.50%) Spock
10 6 (5.50%) Gradle
11 5 (4.59%) Mockito
12 3 (2.75%) Hamcrest
12 3 (2.75%) Selenium
12 3 (2.75%) Maven
12 3 (2.75%) Hudson
13 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.92%) JIRA
13 1 (0.92%) EasyMock
General
1 8 (7.34%) Billing
2 6 (5.50%) Finance
3 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.92%) Publishing
3 1 (0.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Marketing
3 1 (0.92%) Electronics
3 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (93.58%) Developer
2 50 (45.87%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.51%) Senior Developer
4 10 (9.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (7.34%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Scala Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 1 (0.92%) Node.js Developer
11 1 (0.92%) CSS Developer
11 1 (0.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 1 (0.92%) Software Manager
11 1 (0.92%) Lead Java Developer
11 1 (0.92%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (48.62%) HTML
2 49 (44.95%) CSS
3 40 (36.70%) AngularJS
4 39 (35.78%) HTML5
5 37 (33.94%) CSS3
6 25 (22.94%) Spring
7 20 (18.35%) Web Services
8 19 (17.43%) Hibernate
9 18 (16.51%) RESTful
10 15 (13.76%) Spring MVC
11 13 (11.93%) Backbone.js
12 11 (10.09%) J2EE
13 10 (9.17%) JSON
14 8 (7.34%) XML
14 8 (7.34%) REST
15 7 (6.42%) RabbitMQ
16 5 (4.59%) SOAP
17 4 (3.67%) jQuery
18 3 (2.75%) GWT
18 3 (2.75%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.84%) User Experience
3 11 (10.09%) Open Source
4 5 (4.59%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.92%) W3C
6 1 (0.92%) DTV
6 1 (0.92%) Blog
6 1 (0.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Linux
2 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (60.55%) TDD
3 37 (33.94%) BDD
4 34 (31.19%) Pair Programming
5 33 (30.28%) MVC
6 31 (28.44%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (19.27%) Scrum
7 21 (19.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (17.43%) OO
9 15 (13.76%) DevOps
10 13 (11.93%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
12 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
12 10 (9.17%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (9.17%) SEO
13 8 (7.34%) CRM
13 8 (7.34%) Kanban
14 7 (6.42%) Release Management
15 6 (5.50%) OOD
15 6 (5.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 99 (90.83%) Java
2 80 (73.39%) Groovy
3 51 (46.79%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.01%) Scala
5 10 (9.17%) C#
6 8 (7.34%) C++
7 7 (6.42%) Ruby
8 5 (4.59%) SQL
9 3 (2.75%) Python
9 3 (2.75%) Perl
9 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.75%) Clojure
10 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Docker
1 1 (0.92%) RHEV
1 1 (0.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Puppet
2 3 (2.75%) Oozie
3 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle
3 3 (2.75%) Akamai
4 1 (0.92%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) Informatica
4 1 (0.92%) Google
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Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
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