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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 347 346 308
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -38
Contract jobs citing Grails 40 38 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.60% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 58
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £415 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
6091 6296 5825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.65% 29.65% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4435 4440 4252
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 58 49
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +79.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £147.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +10 5 £425 -22.72%
Canary Wharf - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 68 (86.08%) Java
2 54 (68.35%) JavaScript
3 45 (56.96%) Groovy
4 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (54.43%) HTML
5 38 (48.10%) CSS
6 32 (40.51%) TDD
7 27 (34.18%) HTML5
8 26 (32.91%) Git (software)
8 26 (32.91%) Hibernate
8 26 (32.91%) CSS3
8 26 (32.91%) AngularJS
9 24 (30.38%) Spring
10 20 (25.32%) MVC
10 20 (25.32%) BDD
11 19 (24.05%) MySQL
11 19 (24.05%) Web Services
11 19 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (20.25%) Pair Programming
13 15 (18.99%) Jasmine
14 14 (17.72%) OO
15 12 (15.19%) SQL
15 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (13.92%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (13.92%) Maven
17 10 (12.66%) Ruby
17 10 (12.66%) Degree
17 10 (12.66%) C#
17 10 (12.66%) JBoss
17 10 (12.66%) CRM

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (12.66%) JBoss
2 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.33%) Jetty
3 5 (6.33%) nginx
3 5 (6.33%) Apache Solr
4 4 (5.06%) Node.js
5 2 (2.53%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.33%) Heroku
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) MySQL
2 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.33%) Redis
6 4 (5.06%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 26 (32.91%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.99%) Jasmine
3 11 (13.92%) Maven
4 9 (11.39%) Gradle
5 8 (10.13%) Mocha
5 8 (10.13%) Subversion
6 6 (7.59%) QUnit
6 6 (7.59%) JUnit
7 5 (6.33%) Ant
7 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.33%) RSpec
7 5 (6.33%) Mockito
7 5 (6.33%) Hamcrest
8 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.06%) NetBeans
9 3 (3.80%) ClearQuest
9 3 (3.80%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.53%) Spock
10 2 (2.53%) Geb
General
1 9 (11.39%) Billing
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Publishing
4 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (89.87%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Scala Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.27%) Java Swing Developer
8 1 (1.27%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.27%) CSS Developer
8 1 (1.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.27%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.27%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (54.43%) HTML
2 38 (48.10%) CSS
3 27 (34.18%) HTML5
4 26 (32.91%) CSS3
4 26 (32.91%) AngularJS
4 26 (32.91%) Hibernate
5 24 (30.38%) Spring
6 19 (24.05%) Web Services
7 9 (11.39%) XML
7 9 (11.39%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (11.39%) Sinatra
8 8 (10.13%) Backbone.js
8 8 (10.13%) jQuery
8 8 (10.13%) Spring MVC
8 8 (10.13%) J2EE
9 6 (7.59%) Struts
9 6 (7.59%) REST
9 6 (7.59%) JSON
10 5 (6.33%) Akka
10 5 (6.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Open Source
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.27%) W3C
5 1 (1.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.53%) UNIX
3 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.51%) TDD
3 20 (25.32%) BDD
3 20 (25.32%) MVC
4 19 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.25%) Pair Programming
6 14 (17.72%) OO
7 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (12.66%) CRM
8 10 (12.66%) DevOps
9 9 (11.39%) Scrum
10 8 (10.13%) OOD
11 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (7.59%) SEO
13 5 (6.33%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (6.33%) Project Management
13 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 68 (86.08%) Java
2 54 (68.35%) JavaScript
3 45 (56.96%) Groovy
4 12 (15.19%) SQL
5 10 (12.66%) C#
5 10 (12.66%) Ruby
6 9 (11.39%) C++
7 5 (6.33%) Scala
8 4 (5.06%) XQuery
9 1 (1.27%) Python
9 1 (1.27%) Perl
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Puppet
2 5 (6.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Akamai
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) Informatica
6 1 (1.27%) Google