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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 359 366 388
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Contract jobs citing Grails 66 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.78% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 30
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£425 £469 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £400 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £531 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
7342 7294 7721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 31.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5187 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 73
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 15 £575 +27.77% 4
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 85 (94.44%) Java
2 71 (78.89%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (75.56%) Groovy
4 54 (60.00%) TDD
5 45 (50.00%) Spring
6 34 (37.78%) HTML
7 32 (35.56%) Cucumber
8 29 (32.22%) Microservices
9 26 (28.89%) CSS
9 26 (28.89%) Linux
10 25 (27.78%) IntelliJ
10 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
10 25 (27.78%) Hadoop
11 24 (26.67%) JIRA
11 24 (26.67%) Spock
11 24 (26.67%) Geb
11 24 (26.67%) Apache Camel
11 24 (26.67%) Spring Boot
11 24 (26.67%) HBase
11 24 (26.67%) JAX-RS
12 23 (25.56%) Confluence
12 23 (25.56%) CentOS
13 22 (24.44%) Ubuntu
14 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
14 20 (22.22%) API Development
15 19 (21.11%) Scrum
16 18 (20.00%) RESTful
16 18 (20.00%) HTML5
17 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (25.56%) Confluence
2 9 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.67%) JBoss
4 3 (3.33%) Apache
4 3 (3.33%) Jetty
5 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.11%) nginx
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) SaaS
2 4 (4.44%) IaaS
3 2 (2.22%) GitHub
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
2 1 (1.11%) SMTP
2 1 (1.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 24 (26.67%) HBase
3 15 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 14 (15.56%) MySQL
5 13 (14.44%) MongoDB
6 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.33%) Redis
9 2 (2.22%) Riak
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.11%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 32 (35.56%) Cucumber
2 25 (27.78%) IntelliJ
3 24 (26.67%) JIRA
3 24 (26.67%) Spock
3 24 (26.67%) Geb
4 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.78%) Gradle
5 7 (7.78%) Selenium
6 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.44%) Subversion
7 4 (4.44%) Maven
8 3 (3.33%) Ant
8 3 (3.33%) JUnit
8 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.22%) Liquibase
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.22%) Mockito
9 2 (2.22%) Hamcrest
10 1 (1.11%) RSpec
10 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Publishing
3 4 (4.44%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 84 (93.33%) Developer
2 64 (71.11%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.56%) Senior Developer
4 12 (13.33%) Scala Developer
5 11 (12.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.44%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.44%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Senior Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.22%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.22%) Programmer
9 2 (2.22%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (50.00%) Spring
2 34 (37.78%) HTML
3 26 (28.89%) CSS
4 24 (26.67%) JAX-RS
4 24 (26.67%) Apache Camel
4 24 (26.67%) Spring Boot
5 18 (20.00%) RESTful
5 18 (20.00%) HTML5
6 14 (15.56%) Hibernate
7 13 (14.44%) J2EE
7 13 (14.44%) CSS3
8 12 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 11 (12.22%) jQuery
9 11 (12.22%) XML
10 9 (10.00%) JSON
11 8 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (8.89%) REST
12 5 (5.56%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.22%) User Experience
2 2 (2.22%) Economics
3 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) Linux
2 23 (25.56%) CentOS
3 22 (24.44%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.22%) UNIX
4 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (78.89%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (60.00%) TDD
3 29 (32.22%) Microservices
4 20 (22.22%) API Development
5 19 (21.11%) Scrum
6 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (15.56%) E-Commerce
8 13 (14.44%) BDD
9 12 (13.33%) Pair Programming
10 11 (12.22%) MVC
10 11 (12.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (10.00%) DevOps
13 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
14 6 (6.67%) Refactoring
14 6 (6.67%) Open Source
15 5 (5.56%) User Stories
15 5 (5.56%) Workflow
16 4 (4.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 85 (94.44%) Java
2 68 (75.56%) Groovy
3 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.44%) SQL
4 13 (14.44%) Scala
5 11 (12.22%) Ruby
6 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) Puppet
2 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.22%) Akamai
3 1 (1.11%) Informatica
3 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Consol Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
London
London School of Economics
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 27 days ago