The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 147 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Grails 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
826 775 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.60% 24.02% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 510 379
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Grails
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Grails Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Grails
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Spanish Language
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle