The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 353 332 380
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +48
Contract jobs citing Grails 59 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.91% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 23
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £463
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Grails
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 9 £488 +14.70% 6
Wimbledon - - - -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 87 (95.60%) Java
2 66 (72.53%) TDD
3 64 (70.33%) Groovy
4 62 (68.13%) Spring
5 59 (64.84%) Scrum
6 53 (58.24%) HTML
7 47 (51.65%) JSON
8 46 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (49.45%) Git (software)
9 45 (49.45%) XML
10 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
10 40 (43.96%) MongoDB
11 39 (42.86%) Web Services
12 35 (38.46%) BDD
13 34 (37.36%) Kanban
14 33 (36.26%) HTML5
15 32 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (35.16%) MVC
16 30 (32.97%) HTTP
16 30 (32.97%) CSS
16 30 (32.97%) Pair Programming
17 29 (31.87%) NoSQL
18 28 (30.77%) Hibernate
18 28 (30.77%) RESTful
18 28 (30.77%) Spring MVC
19 27 (29.67%) Test Automation
20 26 (28.57%) JUnit
21 25 (27.47%) Linux
21 25 (27.47%) Hudson
22 24 (26.37%) CSS3

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (13.19%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.59%) Jetty
3 5 (5.49%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.20%) Node.js
6 1 (1.10%) nginx
6 1 (1.10%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) GitHub
1 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Heroku
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.97%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (43.96%) MongoDB
2 29 (31.87%) NoSQL
3 17 (18.68%) MySQL
4 13 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.10%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.10%) DB2
8 1 (1.10%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 45 (49.45%) Git (software)
2 26 (28.57%) JUnit
3 25 (27.47%) Hudson
4 23 (25.27%) Subversion
5 19 (20.88%) Maven
5 19 (20.88%) Cucumber
6 14 (15.38%) Mockito
6 14 (15.38%) Hamcrest
7 5 (5.49%) Jasmine
7 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.40%) Spring Roo
8 4 (4.40%) QUnit
9 3 (3.30%) Behat
9 3 (3.30%) Selenium
10 2 (2.20%) Ant
10 2 (2.20%) Grunt
10 2 (2.20%) Bower
10 2 (2.20%) PhantomJS
10 2 (2.20%) Gradle
10 2 (2.20%) Yeoman
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Billing
2 3 (3.30%) Advertising
3 2 (2.20%) Automotive
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (85.71%) Developer
2 49 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 29 (31.87%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Test Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Programmer
9 2 (2.20%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.20%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (68.13%) Spring
2 53 (58.24%) HTML
3 47 (51.65%) JSON
4 45 (49.45%) XML
5 39 (42.86%) Web Services
6 33 (36.26%) HTML5
7 30 (32.97%) CSS
8 28 (30.77%) Hibernate
8 28 (30.77%) RESTful
8 28 (30.77%) Spring MVC
9 24 (26.37%) CSS3
10 22 (24.18%) SOAP
11 18 (19.78%) JDBC
12 13 (14.29%) GWT
13 12 (13.19%) AngularJS
14 10 (10.99%) jQuery
14 10 (10.99%) REST
15 9 (9.89%) RabbitMQ
16 6 (6.59%) Ruby on Rails
17 5 (5.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Open Source
2 6 (6.59%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.30%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.30%) iPad
3 3 (3.30%) iPhone
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.20%) CentOS
5 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (72.53%) TDD
2 59 (64.84%) Scrum
3 46 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (38.46%) BDD
5 34 (37.36%) Kanban
6 32 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (35.16%) MVC
7 30 (32.97%) Pair Programming
8 27 (29.67%) Test Automation
9 18 (19.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (17.58%) Release Management
11 8 (8.79%) OO
12 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.49%) OOP
13 5 (5.49%) B2B
14 4 (4.40%) SOA
14 4 (4.40%) Multithreading
14 4 (4.40%) Performance Testing
14 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
14 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (95.60%) Java
2 64 (70.33%) Groovy
3 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
4 22 (24.18%) Ruby
4 22 (24.18%) SQL
5 15 (16.48%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.79%) Python
7 4 (4.40%) Scala
8 3 (3.30%) PHP
9 2 (2.20%) Perl
9 2 (2.20%) Clojure
10 1 (1.10%) XPath
10 1 (1.10%) C
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Oracle
2 13 (14.29%) Akamai
3 9 (9.89%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) HP
4 2 (2.20%) Sencha
4 2 (2.20%) Splunk
4 2 (2.20%) Twitter
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