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 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 343 365 398
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +33
Contract jobs citing Grails 72 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.92% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £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 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 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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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 +5 17 £575 +27.77% 6
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 94 (97.92%) Java
2 85 (88.54%) Groovy
3 84 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (68.75%) TDD
5 53 (55.21%) Spring
6 41 (42.71%) Cucumber
7 39 (40.63%) Microservices
8 36 (37.50%) IntelliJ
9 35 (36.46%) Linux
10 34 (35.42%) Hadoop
10 34 (35.42%) Security Cleared
11 33 (34.38%) JIRA
11 33 (34.38%) Spock
11 33 (34.38%) Geb
11 33 (34.38%) Apache Camel
11 33 (34.38%) HBase
11 33 (34.38%) JAX-RS
11 33 (34.38%) Spring Boot
12 32 (33.33%) CentOS
12 32 (33.33%) Confluence
13 31 (32.29%) Ubuntu
14 29 (30.21%) RESTful
14 29 (30.21%) SC Cleared
15 28 (29.17%) HTML
15 28 (29.17%) API Development
16 25 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (23.96%) Scrum
18 20 (20.83%) J2EE
19 19 (19.79%) CSS
19 19 (19.79%) Continuous Delivery

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 32 (33.33%) Confluence
2 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.21%) JBoss
4 3 (3.13%) Apache
4 3 (3.13%) Jetty
5 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) SaaS
2 4 (4.17%) IaaS
3 2 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) HTTP
2 3 (3.13%) SSL
2 3 (3.13%) SMTP
2 3 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.42%) Hadoop
2 33 (34.38%) HBase
3 17 (17.71%) NoSQL
4 14 (14.58%) MongoDB
4 14 (14.58%) MySQL
5 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.08%) Redis
7 2 (2.08%) Riak
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 41 (42.71%) Cucumber
2 36 (37.50%) IntelliJ
3 33 (34.38%) JIRA
3 33 (34.38%) Spock
3 33 (34.38%) Geb
4 14 (14.58%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.33%) Selenium
5 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.29%) Subversion
7 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.21%) Gradle
8 4 (4.17%) Ant
9 3 (3.13%) JUnit
9 3 (3.13%) Maven
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (2.08%) Liquibase
10 2 (2.08%) Mockito
10 2 (2.08%) Hamcrest
11 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 88 (91.67%) Developer
2 72 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Scala Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (4.17%) Programmer
7 4 (4.17%) Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (4.17%) UI Programmer
7 4 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.08%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Senior Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (1.04%) Technical Manager
10 1 (1.04%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.04%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (55.21%) Spring
2 33 (34.38%) JAX-RS
2 33 (34.38%) Apache Camel
2 33 (34.38%) Spring Boot
3 29 (30.21%) RESTful
4 28 (29.17%) HTML
5 20 (20.83%) J2EE
6 19 (19.79%) CSS
7 12 (12.50%) HTML5
7 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 11 (11.46%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (11.46%) jQuery
8 11 (11.46%) XML
8 11 (11.46%) Hibernate
9 9 (9.38%) JSON
10 7 (7.29%) REST
10 7 (7.29%) CSS3
10 7 (7.29%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.17%) Economics
1 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.46%) Linux
2 32 (33.33%) CentOS
3 31 (32.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (68.75%) TDD
3 39 (40.63%) Microservices
4 28 (29.17%) API Development
5 25 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (23.96%) Scrum
7 19 (19.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (14.58%) E-Commerce
8 14 (14.58%) Pair Programming
9 13 (13.54%) MVC
10 12 (12.50%) BDD
11 9 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.33%) Refactoring
12 8 (8.33%) Open Source
13 7 (7.29%) DevOps
13 7 (7.29%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
15 5 (5.21%) User Stories
16 4 (4.17%) Multithreading
16 4 (4.17%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (97.92%) Java
2 85 (88.54%) Groovy
3 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.58%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) Scala
5 10 (10.42%) Ruby
6 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.04%) Python
7 1 (1.04%) Jython
7 1 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 34 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 29 (30.21%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.46%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) Puppet
2 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle
2 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.08%) Akamai
West London
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City of London
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Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago