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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 377 357 329
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -28
Contract jobs citing Grails 23 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.82% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 49
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£463 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £338 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.17% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
6876 7047 6321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.58% 30.20% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4877 5133 4597
Average daily rate £420 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +7 4 £450 -5.26% 7
Hackney - 1 £475 -
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
Hounslow - 1 £500 -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 53 (82.81%) Java
2 43 (67.19%) JavaScript
3 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (59.38%) HTML
5 33 (51.56%) Groovy
6 32 (50.00%) CSS
7 28 (43.75%) TDD
8 26 (40.63%) Spring
9 24 (37.50%) Hibernate
9 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
10 20 (31.25%) MySQL
10 20 (31.25%) HTML5
11 19 (29.69%) CSS3
12 18 (28.13%) Web Services
13 15 (23.44%) AngularJS
14 14 (21.88%) SQL
14 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (20.31%) BDD
16 12 (18.75%) Pair Programming
16 12 (18.75%) Ruby
16 12 (18.75%) Maven
17 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (17.19%) Oracle
17 11 (17.19%) XML
17 11 (17.19%) JBoss
17 11 (17.19%) RabbitMQ
18 10 (15.63%) Sinatra
18 10 (15.63%) Tomcat
18 10 (15.63%) MVC
18 10 (15.63%) Scrum

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (17.19%) JBoss
2 10 (15.63%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.38%) Jetty
4 5 (7.81%) nginx
4 5 (7.81%) Apache Solr
5 4 (6.25%) Node.js
6 2 (3.13%) CMS
7 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.81%) Heroku
3 2 (3.13%) GitHub
4 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) MySQL
2 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.81%) Redis
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.75%) Maven
3 9 (14.06%) Jasmine
3 9 (14.06%) Gradle
3 9 (14.06%) Subversion
4 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.38%) Ant
5 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.81%) RSpec
5 5 (7.81%) Mockito
5 5 (7.81%) Hamcrest
5 5 (7.81%) Mocha
6 4 (6.25%) NetBeans
7 3 (4.69%) ClearQuest
7 3 (4.69%) JUnit
7 3 (4.69%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (4.69%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.69%) QUnit
8 2 (3.13%) Spock
8 2 (3.13%) Geb
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Publishing
2 4 (6.25%) Billing
3 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (90.63%) Developer
2 25 (39.06%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Scala Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Java Swing Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Agile Development Manager
10 1 (1.56%) AWS Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Lead Java Developer
10 1 (1.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (59.38%) HTML
2 32 (50.00%) CSS
3 26 (40.63%) Spring
4 24 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 20 (31.25%) HTML5
6 19 (29.69%) CSS3
7 18 (28.13%) Web Services
8 15 (23.44%) AngularJS
9 11 (17.19%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (17.19%) XML
10 10 (15.63%) Sinatra
11 8 (12.50%) jQuery
12 7 (10.94%) JSON
12 7 (10.94%) REST
13 6 (9.38%) Backbone.js
13 6 (9.38%) Akka
13 6 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (9.38%) J2EE
13 6 (9.38%) Struts
14 5 (7.81%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) W3C
5 1 (1.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.13%) UNIX
3 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) TDD
3 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.31%) BDD
5 12 (18.75%) Pair Programming
6 10 (15.63%) MVC
6 10 (15.63%) Scrum
7 9 (14.06%) OO
7 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.94%) OOD
9 6 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (7.81%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.81%) CRM
10 5 (7.81%) Project Management
10 5 (7.81%) Performance Testing
10 5 (7.81%) DevOps
11 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.25%) SEO
11 4 (6.25%) UML
11 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (82.81%) Java
2 43 (67.19%) JavaScript
3 33 (51.56%) Groovy
4 14 (21.88%) SQL
5 12 (18.75%) Ruby
6 8 (12.50%) Scala
7 5 (7.81%) C#
8 4 (6.25%) C++
8 4 (6.25%) XQuery
9 1 (1.56%) Python
9 1 (1.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Puppet
2 5 (7.81%) Capistrano
3 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.81%) Akamai
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) Informatica
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