The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Grails 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.15% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
229 161 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.03% 28.15% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 125 58
Average daily rate £323 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £145.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.96% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grails across the South Wales region.

Grails Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Newport - 1 £375 -
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Wales

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef