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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 348 360 299
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -61
Contract jobs citing Grails 43 33 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.52% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 59
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£483 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.09% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £412
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -24.05%
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
6281 6400 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.90% 29.23% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4719 4602 4361
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 £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 54 59
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 5 £415 -24.54% 4
Chiswick - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 79 (87.78%) Java
2 59 (65.56%) Groovy
3 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 43 (47.78%) TDD
6 41 (45.56%) HTML
7 36 (40.00%) CSS
8 30 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 26 (28.89%) BDD
9 26 (28.89%) HTML5
10 25 (27.78%) Hibernate
10 25 (27.78%) CSS3
11 24 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
12 23 (25.56%) Spring
13 22 (24.44%) Web Services
14 21 (23.33%) MVC
14 21 (23.33%) Pair Programming
15 20 (22.22%) Jasmine
16 19 (21.11%) OO
17 16 (17.78%) MySQL
18 15 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
19 14 (15.56%) C#
20 13 (14.44%) CRM
20 13 (14.44%) Salesforce.com
20 13 (14.44%) Degree
20 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (13.33%) DevOps
21 12 (13.33%) Billing
21 12 (13.33%) Mocha

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.00%) Node.js
3 8 (8.89%) JBoss
4 5 (5.56%) CMS
5 4 (4.44%) Jetty
6 3 (3.33%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.33%) nginx
7 2 (2.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.11%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Heroku
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) MySQL
2 9 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.33%) Redis
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (22.22%) Jasmine
3 12 (13.33%) Mocha
4 9 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (10.00%) Maven
5 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.78%) QUnit
6 7 (7.78%) Gradle
6 7 (7.78%) Subversion
6 7 (7.78%) JUnit
7 5 (5.56%) Geb
8 4 (4.44%) Mockito
8 4 (4.44%) Hamcrest
8 4 (4.44%) NetBeans
8 4 (4.44%) Ant
8 4 (4.44%) Spock
9 3 (3.33%) RSpec
9 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.33%) ClearQuest
9 3 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 12 (13.33%) Billing
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (90.00%) Developer
2 32 (35.56%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
5 4 (4.44%) Scala Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.22%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.11%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (1.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.11%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.11%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.11%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.11%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (45.56%) HTML
2 36 (40.00%) CSS
3 30 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 26 (28.89%) HTML5
5 25 (27.78%) Hibernate
5 25 (27.78%) CSS3
6 23 (25.56%) Spring
7 22 (24.44%) Web Services
8 12 (13.33%) J2EE
9 10 (11.11%) RESTful
10 8 (8.89%) XML
10 8 (8.89%) Spring MVC
10 8 (8.89%) jQuery
11 7 (7.78%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (7.78%) Sinatra
12 6 (6.67%) REST
12 6 (6.67%) Backbone.js
13 5 (5.56%) JSON
14 4 (4.44%) Java EE
14 4 (4.44%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) User Experience
3 4 (4.44%) Open Source
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.11%) W3C
4 1 (1.11%) Blog
4 1 (1.11%) RIA
4 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (47.78%) TDD
3 26 (28.89%) BDD
4 24 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (23.33%) MVC
5 21 (23.33%) Pair Programming
6 19 (21.11%) OO
7 15 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (14.44%) CRM
9 12 (13.33%) DevOps
10 10 (11.11%) Scrum
10 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.89%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.78%) SEO
12 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.78%) OOD
13 5 (5.56%) Content Management
14 4 (4.44%) Performance Testing
14 4 (4.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 79 (87.78%) Java
2 59 (65.56%) Groovy
3 50 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.56%) C#
5 12 (13.33%) C++
6 10 (11.11%) SQL
7 9 (10.00%) Scala
8 8 (8.89%) Ruby
9 4 (4.44%) XQuery
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) PHP
10 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) RHEV
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (3.33%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.44%) Akamai
4 1 (1.11%) Informatica
4 1 (1.11%) Google
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £545.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hackney, London
Execellence Limited
Posted: 20 days ago