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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grails
England / South West
Rank 121 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing Grails 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.033% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.94% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Median daily rate £490 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
772 792 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.47% 26.46% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 554 510
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 - 12 £480 - 2
Dorset - 2 £494 -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 33 (97.06%) XML
3 31 (91.18%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (91.18%) RabbitMQ
3 31 (91.18%) Docker
4 30 (88.24%) Git (software)
5 29 (85.29%) Open Source
6 28 (82.35%) Migration
7 26 (76.47%) SQL
8 22 (64.71%) Spring
8 22 (64.71%) Groovy
9 19 (55.88%) Hibernate
9 19 (55.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (55.88%) Gradle
9 19 (55.88%) Jenkins
10 17 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (32.35%) JPA
11 11 (32.35%) JSON
12 10 (29.41%) NHS
13 9 (26.47%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (26.47%) Disclosure Scotland
14 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
15 7 (20.59%) HTML
15 7 (20.59%) Unix
15 7 (20.59%) Linux
15 7 (20.59%) HTTP
15 7 (20.59%) Mac OS X
15 7 (20.59%) REST

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (91.18%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.71%) Neo4j
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (88.24%) Git (software)
2 19 (55.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 19 (55.88%) Gradle
2 19 (55.88%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (79.41%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Open Source Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Scientific Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) XML
2 31 (91.18%) RabbitMQ
3 22 (64.71%) Spring
4 19 (55.88%) Hibernate
5 11 (32.35%) JPA
5 11 (32.35%) JSON
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) REST
7 5 (14.71%) Dropwizard
7 5 (14.71%) JAX-RS
8 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
1 7 (20.59%) Mac OS X
1 7 (20.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Open Source
2 28 (82.35%) Migration
3 17 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 17 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (14.71%) Web Design
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Open Source Development
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
3 26 (76.47%) SQL
4 22 (64.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (91.18%) Docker