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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Grails 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
844 868 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.20% 26.46% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 597 528
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 68 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £30.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Grails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 7 £420 -
Dorset - 1 £400 -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Grails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Grails.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (100.00%) Docker
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) JPA
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Back Office
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Scientific Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (87.50%) JPA
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Docker