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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 360 350 310
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -40
Contract jobs citing Grails 33 51 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.74% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 55
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £382 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
- -15.15%
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
6625 6924 6198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.78% 29.69% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4948 4552
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £288
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 27 44 49
Average hourly rate £24.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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 +17 5 £425 -15.00% 3
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
New Malden - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 63 (85.14%) Java
2 54 (72.97%) JavaScript
3 44 (59.46%) Groovy
4 43 (58.11%) HTML
5 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (51.35%) CSS
7 32 (43.24%) TDD
8 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
8 27 (36.49%) HTML5
9 26 (35.14%) CSS3
9 26 (35.14%) AngularJS
10 25 (33.78%) Spring
11 24 (32.43%) Hibernate
12 20 (27.03%) MVC
12 20 (27.03%) MySQL
13 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (24.32%) Web Services
14 18 (24.32%) BDD
15 17 (22.97%) Pair Programming
16 15 (20.27%) Jasmine
17 13 (17.57%) SQL
18 12 (16.22%) Maven
18 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
19 11 (14.86%) Ruby
19 11 (14.86%) OO
19 11 (14.86%) JBoss
20 10 (13.51%) Scrum
20 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
20 10 (13.51%) XML
20 10 (13.51%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (14.86%) JBoss
2 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.11%) Jetty
4 5 (6.76%) nginx
4 5 (6.76%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.41%) Node.js
6 2 (2.70%) CMS
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.35%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) Heroku
2 5 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) MySQL
2 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.76%) Redis
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.27%) Jasmine
3 12 (16.22%) Maven
4 9 (12.16%) Gradle
4 9 (12.16%) Subversion
5 8 (10.81%) Mocha
6 6 (8.11%) Ant
6 6 (8.11%) JUnit
6 6 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.11%) QUnit
7 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.76%) Mockito
7 5 (6.76%) Hamcrest
7 5 (6.76%) RSpec
8 4 (5.41%) NetBeans
9 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.05%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (4.05%) ClearQuest
10 2 (2.70%) Spock
10 2 (2.70%) Geb
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Billing
3 4 (5.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (91.89%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Lead Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Scala Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.35%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.35%) Java Swing Developer
8 1 (1.35%) CSS Developer
8 1 (1.35%) Agile Development Manager
8 1 (1.35%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.35%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (58.11%) HTML
2 38 (51.35%) CSS
3 27 (36.49%) HTML5
4 26 (35.14%) CSS3
4 26 (35.14%) AngularJS
5 25 (33.78%) Spring
6 24 (32.43%) Hibernate
7 18 (24.32%) Web Services
8 10 (13.51%) XML
8 10 (13.51%) Sinatra
9 9 (12.16%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (10.81%) Spring MVC
10 8 (10.81%) jQuery
10 8 (10.81%) Backbone.js
11 7 (9.46%) JSON
12 6 (8.11%) Struts
12 6 (8.11%) Akka
12 6 (8.11%) REST
13 5 (6.76%) Memcached
13 5 (6.76%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Social Media
5 1 (1.35%) Blog
5 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.24%) TDD
3 20 (27.03%) MVC
4 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (24.32%) BDD
6 17 (22.97%) Pair Programming
7 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (14.86%) OO
9 10 (13.51%) Scrum
10 7 (9.46%) DevOps
10 7 (9.46%) CRM
10 7 (9.46%) OOD
11 6 (8.11%) SEO
11 6 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.76%) Multithreading
12 5 (6.76%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.76%) Project Management
13 4 (5.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 63 (85.14%) Java
2 54 (72.97%) JavaScript
3 44 (59.46%) Groovy
4 13 (17.57%) SQL
5 11 (14.86%) Ruby
6 6 (8.11%) C#
6 6 (8.11%) Scala
7 5 (6.76%) C++
8 4 (5.41%) XQuery
9 1 (1.35%) Python
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Puppet
2 5 (6.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (6.76%) Akamai
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Google
5 1 (1.35%) Informatica
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