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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 349 364 376
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Contract jobs citing Grails 62 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 23
Average daily rate £525 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £505 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6673 6287 6346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.55% 30.18% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4993 4700 4516
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 February 2016.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in London

Grails
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the London region.

Grails Hourly Rate Trend 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 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +42 8 £550 +32.53% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £623 -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (96.52%) Java
2 104 (90.43%) Groovy
3 94 (81.74%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (69.57%) TDD
5 71 (61.74%) Spring
6 55 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (40.00%) HTML
8 40 (34.78%) JavaScript
9 39 (33.91%) Git (software)
10 37 (32.17%) CSS
10 37 (32.17%) Linux
11 35 (30.43%) Microservices
11 35 (30.43%) API Development
12 34 (29.57%) RESTful
12 34 (29.57%) Cucumber
12 34 (29.57%) Security Cleared
12 34 (29.57%) JIRA
13 33 (28.70%) SC Cleared
13 33 (28.70%) Confluence
14 32 (27.83%) Continuous Delivery
15 31 (26.96%) Spring Boot
16 30 (26.09%) Spock
16 30 (26.09%) Geb
16 30 (26.09%) Scrum
17 29 (25.22%) IntelliJ
18 28 (24.35%) MySQL
19 27 (23.48%) CentOS
19 27 (23.48%) Ubuntu
19 27 (23.48%) Hadoop
19 27 (23.48%) HBase

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (28.70%) Confluence
2 17 (14.78%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.09%) Apache
3 7 (6.09%) CMS
4 6 (5.22%) JBoss
4 6 (5.22%) Jetty
5 5 (4.35%) Node.js
6 4 (3.48%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.74%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.74%) Drupal
7 2 (1.74%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.74%) WordPress
8 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.48%) Heroku
3 2 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) Network Security
3 2 (1.74%) FTP
3 2 (1.74%) Internet
3 2 (1.74%) SMTP
3 2 (1.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.35%) MySQL
2 27 (23.48%) Hadoop
2 27 (23.48%) HBase
3 20 (17.39%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.96%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (33.91%) Git (software)
2 34 (29.57%) Cucumber
2 34 (29.57%) JIRA
3 30 (26.09%) Geb
3 30 (26.09%) Spock
4 29 (25.22%) IntelliJ
5 17 (14.78%) Jenkins
6 16 (13.91%) Gradle
7 12 (10.43%) Subversion
8 11 (9.57%) Jasmine
8 11 (9.57%) Maven
8 11 (9.57%) Mocha
8 11 (9.57%) Protractor
9 7 (6.09%) FishEye
9 7 (6.09%) TeamCity
10 6 (5.22%) Gatling
10 6 (5.22%) JUnit
11 5 (4.35%) Hamcrest
11 5 (4.35%) Mockito
12 4 (3.48%) Selenium
General
1 5 (4.35%) Banking
1 5 (4.35%) Retail
2 4 (3.48%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Games
2 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Automotive
3 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 99 (86.09%) Developer
2 68 (59.13%) Java Developer
3 26 (22.61%) Senior Developer
4 25 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (20.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 12 (10.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (9.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Angular Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Scala Developer
9 8 (6.96%) Java Engineer
9 8 (6.96%) Java Scala Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (6.09%) UI Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Consultant
11 5 (4.35%) Python Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Ruby Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Python Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Ruby Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (61.74%) Spring
2 46 (40.00%) HTML
3 37 (32.17%) CSS
4 34 (29.57%) RESTful
5 31 (26.96%) Spring Boot
6 27 (23.48%) Apache Camel
6 27 (23.48%) JAX-RS
7 26 (22.61%) AngularJS
8 22 (19.13%) HTML5
8 22 (19.13%) REST
9 21 (18.26%) CSS3
10 20 (17.39%) Hibernate
11 15 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (10.43%) J2EE
12 12 (10.43%) jQuery
12 12 (10.43%) SOAP
13 11 (9.57%) Spring MVC
13 11 (9.57%) Web Services
14 10 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (8.70%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.83%) Fintech
3 7 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.22%) User Experience
5 5 (4.35%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.87%) Economics
7 1 (0.87%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.17%) Linux
2 27 (23.48%) CentOS
2 27 (23.48%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (81.74%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (69.57%) TDD
3 55 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (30.43%) API Development
4 35 (30.43%) Microservices
5 32 (27.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 30 (26.09%) Scrum
7 23 (20.00%) BDD
8 15 (13.04%) DevOps
9 14 (12.17%) MVC
10 12 (10.43%) Pair Programming
11 11 (9.57%) Open Source
11 11 (9.57%) Performance Optimisation
11 11 (9.57%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (6.96%) Front End Development
14 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
14 7 (6.09%) User Stories
15 6 (5.22%) SOA
16 5 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 111 (96.52%) Java
2 104 (90.43%) Groovy
3 40 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.87%) Scala
5 17 (14.78%) Python
6 13 (11.30%) Ruby
7 12 (10.43%) SQL
8 9 (7.83%) Perl
8 9 (7.83%) Smalltalk
9 3 (2.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.87%) Clojure
10 1 (0.87%) Jython
Qualifications
1 34 (29.57%) Security Cleared
2 33 (28.70%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (12.17%) Puppet
2 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (5.22%) Akamai
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle
2 1 (0.87%) Twitter
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago