The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 350 378 395
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +17
Contract jobs citing Grails 50 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 26
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£474 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.27% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £518 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7069 7571 7513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.86% 31.23% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 5470 5212
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 78 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.51 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Grails
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +23 9 £450 +11.11% 9
Westminster - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 100 (92.59%) Java
2 79 (73.15%) Groovy
3 78 (72.22%) TDD
4 66 (61.11%) HTML
5 63 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (50.93%) Spring
7 49 (45.37%) Scrum
8 46 (42.59%) JavaScript
9 39 (36.11%) MongoDB
10 38 (35.19%) CSS
11 36 (33.33%) HTML5
12 34 (31.48%) Git (software)
12 34 (31.48%) Web Services
13 32 (29.63%) JSON
14 31 (28.70%) Hibernate
14 31 (28.70%) BDD
15 30 (27.78%) Pair Programming
15 30 (27.78%) XML
16 28 (25.93%) MVC
17 26 (24.07%) MySQL
18 25 (23.15%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (23.15%) AngularJS
19 24 (22.22%) Oracle
20 23 (21.30%) NoSQL
20 23 (21.30%) CSS3
20 23 (21.30%) Continuous Improvement
21 22 (20.37%) Cucumber
22 21 (19.44%) SQL
23 20 (18.52%) RESTful
24 19 (17.59%) JDBC

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (10.19%) Node.js
1 11 (10.19%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.56%) Jetty
2 6 (5.56%) CMS
3 3 (2.78%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (36.11%) MongoDB
2 26 (24.07%) MySQL
3 23 (21.30%) NoSQL
4 14 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.93%) DB2
8 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 34 (31.48%) Git (software)
2 22 (20.37%) Cucumber
3 17 (15.74%) Mockito
4 16 (14.81%) Maven
5 15 (13.89%) JUnit
5 15 (13.89%) Hamcrest
6 14 (12.96%) Subversion
7 10 (9.26%) Hudson
8 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
8 8 (7.41%) Jasmine
9 7 (6.48%) Mocha
10 5 (4.63%) Gradle
11 4 (3.70%) QUnit
12 3 (2.78%) Selenium
12 3 (2.78%) Behat
13 2 (1.85%) Ant
14 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.93%) EasyMock
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Advertising
3 2 (1.85%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Billing
3 2 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (90.74%) Developer
2 58 (53.70%) Java Developer
3 28 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Software Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Consultant
10 3 (2.78%) Programmer
10 3 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Test Consultant
10 3 (2.78%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.85%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (1.85%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (1.85%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 2 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (61.11%) HTML
2 55 (50.93%) Spring
3 38 (35.19%) CSS
4 36 (33.33%) HTML5
5 34 (31.48%) Web Services
6 32 (29.63%) JSON
7 31 (28.70%) Hibernate
8 30 (27.78%) XML
9 25 (23.15%) AngularJS
10 23 (21.30%) CSS3
11 20 (18.52%) RESTful
12 19 (17.59%) JDBC
12 19 (17.59%) SOAP
12 19 (17.59%) Spring MVC
13 14 (12.96%) Sensu
13 14 (12.96%) GWT
14 11 (10.19%) REST
15 10 (9.26%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (7.41%) Backbone.js
17 7 (6.48%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Open Source
2 10 (9.26%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.78%) iPhone
3 3 (2.78%) iPad
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) Blog
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Linux
2 2 (1.85%) CentOS
2 2 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (72.22%) TDD
2 63 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (45.37%) Scrum
4 31 (28.70%) BDD
5 30 (27.78%) Pair Programming
6 28 (25.93%) MVC
7 25 (23.15%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (21.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (16.67%) Release Management
9 18 (16.67%) Kanban
10 12 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 10 (9.26%) OO
11 10 (9.26%) DevOps
12 8 (7.41%) SOA
12 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.56%) OOD
14 5 (4.63%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.63%) B2B
14 5 (4.63%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 100 (92.59%) Java
2 79 (73.15%) Groovy
3 46 (42.59%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.44%) SQL
5 19 (17.59%) Ruby
6 8 (7.41%) Python
6 8 (7.41%) Scala
6 8 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.63%) Perl
7 5 (4.63%) Clojure
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.93%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
2 3 (2.78%) Oozie
3 1 (0.93%) Salt
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (22.22%) Oracle
2 14 (12.96%) Akamai
3 6 (5.56%) JBoss
4 2 (1.85%) Sencha
4 2 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Splunk
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £505 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago