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 25 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 372 371 326
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -45
Contract jobs citing Grails 41 43 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.57% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 59
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £388 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £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
7184 7561 6967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.18% 30.41% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5463 5505 5003
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 £295 £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 64
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +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 25 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 25 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 +10 7 £475 - 7
Chiswick - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 100 (90.91%) Java
2 80 (72.73%) Groovy
3 75 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (60.00%) TDD
5 54 (49.09%) HTML
6 52 (47.27%) JavaScript
7 50 (45.45%) CSS
8 40 (36.36%) AngularJS
9 39 (35.45%) HTML5
10 37 (33.64%) CSS3
10 37 (33.64%) BDD
11 33 (30.00%) Pair Programming
11 33 (30.00%) MVC
12 32 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (27.27%) Git (software)
14 26 (23.64%) Spring
15 24 (21.82%) Jasmine
16 22 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (20.00%) Scrum
17 20 (18.18%) Hibernate
17 20 (18.18%) Web Services
18 19 (17.27%) OO
19 18 (16.36%) Degree
19 18 (16.36%) RESTful
19 18 (16.36%) Mocha
20 17 (15.45%) MongoDB
21 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
22 15 (13.64%) DevOps
22 15 (13.64%) Node.js
22 15 (13.64%) JUnit

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (13.64%) Node.js
2 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.36%) CMS
3 3 (2.73%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.91%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) MongoDB
2 15 (13.64%) MySQL
3 11 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.91%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.82%) Jasmine
3 18 (16.36%) Mocha
4 15 (13.64%) JUnit
5 13 (11.82%) Cucumber
6 11 (10.00%) QUnit
6 11 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (8.18%) Subversion
8 7 (6.36%) Spock
8 7 (6.36%) Geb
9 6 (5.45%) Gradle
10 5 (4.55%) Mockito
11 3 (2.73%) Selenium
11 3 (2.73%) Maven
11 3 (2.73%) Hamcrest
11 3 (2.73%) Hudson
12 1 (0.91%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.91%) JIRA
12 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (7.27%) Billing
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Electronics
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Publishing
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (92.73%) Developer
2 50 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.45%) Senior Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (0.91%) Senior Web Developer
11 1 (0.91%) Software Development Manager
11 1 (0.91%) Development Manager
11 1 (0.91%) Lead Developer
11 1 (0.91%) CSS Developer
11 1 (0.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (49.09%) HTML
2 50 (45.45%) CSS
3 40 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 39 (35.45%) HTML5
5 37 (33.64%) CSS3
6 26 (23.64%) Spring
7 20 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 20 (18.18%) Web Services
8 18 (16.36%) RESTful
9 15 (13.64%) Spring MVC
10 13 (11.82%) Backbone.js
11 12 (10.91%) J2EE
12 10 (9.09%) JSON
13 9 (8.18%) REST
14 8 (7.27%) XML
15 7 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
16 5 (4.55%) SOAP
17 4 (3.64%) jQuery
18 3 (2.73%) JDBC
18 3 (2.73%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.73%) User Experience
3 9 (8.18%) Open Source
4 5 (4.55%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (0.91%) DTV
6 1 (0.91%) W3C
6 1 (0.91%) RIA
6 1 (0.91%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Linux
2 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (60.00%) TDD
3 37 (33.64%) BDD
4 33 (30.00%) Pair Programming
4 33 (30.00%) MVC
5 32 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (20.00%) Scrum
7 19 (17.27%) OO
8 15 (13.64%) DevOps
9 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
10 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
11 10 (9.09%) SEO
12 9 (8.18%) Kanban
13 8 (7.27%) CRM
14 7 (6.36%) Release Management
15 6 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (5.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 100 (90.91%) Java
2 80 (72.73%) Groovy
3 52 (47.27%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.91%) Scala
5 10 (9.09%) C#
6 8 (7.27%) C++
7 7 (6.36%) Ruby
8 5 (4.55%) SQL
9 3 (2.73%) Perl
9 3 (2.73%) Python
9 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.73%) Clojure
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) HDFS
1 1 (0.91%) Docker
1 1 (0.91%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Puppet
2 3 (2.73%) Oozie
3 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) Akamai
4 1 (0.91%) Informatica
4 1 (0.91%) SAP
4 1 (0.91%) Google
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Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Consol Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago