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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 364 370 372
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Grails 42 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 38
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
7121 7249 7299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.19% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5170 5218 5230
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 £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 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 2 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 +1 13 £500 +13.63% 8
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 66 (88.00%) Java
2 55 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (65.33%) Groovy
4 37 (49.33%) TDD
5 36 (48.00%) Spring
5 36 (48.00%) HTML
6 32 (42.67%) JavaScript
7 28 (37.33%) CSS
8 19 (25.33%) MySQL
8 19 (25.33%) Cucumber
9 18 (24.00%) Hibernate
9 18 (24.00%) Scrum
10 17 (22.67%) SQL
10 17 (22.67%) Linux
11 16 (21.33%) Ruby
11 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
12 15 (20.00%) Puppet
12 15 (20.00%) XML
13 14 (18.67%) HTML5
14 13 (17.33%) Scala
14 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (17.33%) Microservices
14 13 (17.33%) Web Services
14 13 (17.33%) Oracle
15 12 (16.00%) Tomcat
15 12 (16.00%) API Development
15 12 (16.00%) MongoDB
15 12 (16.00%) NoSQL
16 11 (14.67%) REST
16 11 (14.67%) CSS3

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 12 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (14.67%) JBoss
3 10 (13.33%) Confluence
4 5 (6.67%) nginx
4 5 (6.67%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.33%) Jetty
6 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.67%) Apache
6 2 (2.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.67%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.33%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) Heroku
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.33%) IaaS
3 4 (5.33%) SaaS
4 2 (2.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) MySQL
2 12 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (13.33%) HBase
3 10 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.33%) Redis
6 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.33%) SQL Navigator
7 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.67%) Riak
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Cucumber
2 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.67%) Spock
4 10 (13.33%) Geb
4 10 (13.33%) JIRA
4 10 (13.33%) IntelliJ
5 9 (12.00%) Maven
6 8 (10.67%) Gradle
6 8 (10.67%) Subversion
7 6 (8.00%) Ant
8 5 (6.67%) RSpec
8 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.33%) NetBeans
10 3 (4.00%) ClearQuest
10 3 (4.00%) JUnit
10 3 (4.00%) Mockito
10 3 (4.00%) Hamcrest
10 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
11 2 (2.67%) Selenium
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Publishing
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Front Office
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (94.67%) Developer
2 46 (61.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Scala Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (4.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (4.00%) UI Programmer
6 3 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Java Web Developer
8 1 (1.33%) Java Swing Developer
8 1 (1.33%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.00%) HTML
1 36 (48.00%) Spring
2 28 (37.33%) CSS
3 18 (24.00%) Hibernate
4 15 (20.00%) XML
5 14 (18.67%) HTML5
6 13 (17.33%) Web Services
7 11 (14.67%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (14.67%) jQuery
7 11 (14.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (14.67%) REST
7 11 (14.67%) CSS3
8 10 (13.33%) JAX-RS
8 10 (13.33%) Apache Camel
8 10 (13.33%) Spring Boot
8 10 (13.33%) RESTful
9 9 (12.00%) JSON
10 8 (10.67%) Sinatra
10 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
11 7 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.33%) Blog
3 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) Ubuntu
2 10 (13.33%) CentOS
3 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (49.33%) TDD
3 18 (24.00%) Scrum
4 13 (17.33%) Microservices
5 12 (16.00%) API Development
6 10 (13.33%) DevOps
6 10 (13.33%) MVC
6 10 (13.33%) Pair Programming
6 10 (13.33%) BDD
7 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 5 (6.67%) Project Management
9 5 (6.67%) Workflow
9 5 (6.67%) User Stories
9 5 (6.67%) SDLC
10 4 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 66 (88.00%) Java
2 49 (65.33%) Groovy
3 32 (42.67%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.67%) SQL
5 16 (21.33%) Ruby
6 13 (17.33%) Scala
7 4 (5.33%) XQuery
8 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.33%) C#
9 1 (1.33%) Python
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (6.67%) Capistrano
3 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.00%) Akamai
4 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) Informatica
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago