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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 356 399 362
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -37
Contract jobs citing Grails 64 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.44% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 41
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -21.21%
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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +24 13 £450 -5.26% 5
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 93 (89.42%) Java
2 80 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (73.08%) Groovy
4 70 (67.31%) TDD
5 53 (50.96%) HTML
6 38 (36.54%) CSS
6 38 (36.54%) JavaScript
7 36 (34.62%) Spring
8 32 (30.77%) HTML5
9 31 (29.81%) BDD
9 31 (29.81%) Scrum
9 31 (29.81%) Web Services
10 27 (25.96%) Pair Programming
10 27 (25.96%) Git (software)
10 27 (25.96%) AngularJS
11 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (23.08%) MongoDB
11 24 (23.08%) CSS3
12 23 (22.12%) MVC
13 22 (21.15%) Hibernate
14 21 (20.19%) RESTful
15 20 (19.23%) MySQL
16 19 (18.27%) NoSQL
17 17 (16.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (16.35%) Cucumber
18 16 (15.38%) XML
18 16 (15.38%) OO
19 15 (14.42%) JSON
19 15 (14.42%) Spring MVC
20 14 (13.46%) SOAP

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.46%) Node.js
2 10 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.77%) CMS
4 4 (3.85%) Jetty
5 3 (2.88%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.92%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.96%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) SSL
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 20 (19.23%) MySQL
3 19 (18.27%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.35%) Cucumber
3 12 (11.54%) Jasmine
4 11 (10.58%) Mocha
4 11 (10.58%) Subversion
4 11 (10.58%) JUnit
5 10 (9.62%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.73%) Mockito
7 6 (5.77%) Maven
7 6 (5.77%) Gradle
8 5 (4.81%) QUnit
8 5 (4.81%) Hamcrest
8 5 (4.81%) Hudson
9 3 (2.88%) Selenium
10 2 (1.92%) Ant
11 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.96%) EasyMock
General
1 8 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Billing
3 2 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (93.27%) Developer
2 58 (55.77%) Java Developer
3 25 (24.04%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (9.62%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Scala Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Programmer
10 3 (2.88%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Analyst
11 2 (1.92%) Analyst Programmer
11 2 (1.92%) Senior Programmer
11 2 (1.92%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 2 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (50.96%) HTML
2 38 (36.54%) CSS
3 36 (34.62%) Spring
4 32 (30.77%) HTML5
5 31 (29.81%) Web Services
6 27 (25.96%) AngularJS
7 24 (23.08%) CSS3
8 22 (21.15%) Hibernate
9 21 (20.19%) RESTful
10 16 (15.38%) XML
11 15 (14.42%) JSON
11 15 (14.42%) Spring MVC
12 14 (13.46%) SOAP
13 10 (9.62%) REST
13 10 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (8.65%) J2EE
15 8 (7.69%) JDBC
15 8 (7.69%) Backbone.js
16 5 (4.81%) Sensu
16 5 (4.81%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Open Source
1 12 (11.54%) User Experience
2 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.58%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.96%) Social Media
3 1 (0.96%) RIA
3 1 (0.96%) Blog
3 1 (0.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) Linux
2 2 (1.92%) UNIX
3 1 (0.96%) CentOS
3 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (67.31%) TDD
3 31 (29.81%) BDD
3 31 (29.81%) Scrum
4 27 (25.96%) Pair Programming
5 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (22.12%) MVC
7 17 (16.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (15.38%) OO
9 12 (11.54%) Kanban
9 12 (11.54%) DevOps
10 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
11 10 (9.62%) Release Management
12 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.73%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (6.73%) Extreme Programming
13 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.73%) OOD
13 7 (6.73%) B2B
14 6 (5.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 93 (89.42%) Java
2 76 (73.08%) Groovy
3 38 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.50%) Scala
4 13 (12.50%) Ruby
5 11 (10.58%) SQL
6 6 (5.77%) C#
7 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.81%) Clojure
7 5 (4.81%) Perl
7 5 (4.81%) Python
8 4 (3.85%) C++
9 1 (0.96%) XPath
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) RHEV
1 1 (0.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Puppet
2 3 (2.88%) Oozie
3 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle
2 4 (3.85%) JBoss
2 4 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (3.85%) Akamai
3 1 (0.96%) SAP
3 1 (0.96%) HP
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £545.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Genomics England
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Genomics England
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago