The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 545 525 487
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -38
Contract jobs citing Grails 55 56 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 63
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£495 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15375 14633 14419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.65% 28.27% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10489 9488 8807
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 283 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Grails
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grails within the UK.

Grails Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Grails
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grails within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Grails
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Grails Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Grails
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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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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
England -53 55 £495 +4.21% 15
London +1 40 £500 +2.56% 14
North West +15 13 £345 +64.28%
Manchester +1 12 £340 +61.90%
City of London +10 7 £475 - 5
Salford - 4 £290 -
South East -34 2 £505 +55.38% 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - - 4
East of England - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Staines - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 122 (91.73%) Java
2 83 (62.41%) Groovy
3 78 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (51.88%) TDD
5 56 (42.11%) HTML
6 55 (41.35%) JavaScript
7 52 (39.10%) CSS
8 43 (32.33%) Spring
9 42 (31.58%) AngularJS
10 41 (30.83%) HTML5
11 39 (29.32%) CSS3
12 37 (27.82%) BDD
13 35 (26.32%) MVC
14 32 (24.06%) Pair Programming
14 32 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (22.56%) Git (software)
16 26 (19.55%) Jasmine
16 26 (19.55%) XML
17 24 (18.05%) Linux
17 24 (18.05%) Tomcat
18 23 (17.29%) Hibernate
18 23 (17.29%) Scrum
19 21 (15.79%) OO
19 21 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
20 20 (15.04%) Mocha
20 20 (15.04%) Web Services
20 20 (15.04%) HTTP
20 20 (15.04%) Maven
21 19 (14.29%) JMS
22 18 (13.53%) J2EE

Grails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (18.05%) Tomcat
2 17 (12.78%) Node.js
3 11 (8.27%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.26%) CMS
5 3 (2.26%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.75%) Drupal
7 1 (0.75%) Jetty
7 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.75%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.04%) HTTP
2 3 (2.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) SSL
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.78%) MongoDB
2 15 (11.28%) Hazelcast
2 15 (11.28%) MySQL
3 11 (8.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 26 (19.55%) Jasmine
3 20 (15.04%) Mocha
3 20 (15.04%) Maven
4 17 (12.78%) JUnit
5 13 (9.77%) Cucumber
5 13 (9.77%) QUnit
6 11 (8.27%) Jenkins
7 9 (6.77%) Subversion
8 8 (6.02%) Gradle
9 7 (5.26%) Spock
9 7 (5.26%) Geb
10 5 (3.76%) Mockito
11 3 (2.26%) Selenium
11 3 (2.26%) Hamcrest
11 3 (2.26%) Hudson
12 1 (0.75%) JIRA
12 1 (0.75%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (6.02%) Billing
2 6 (4.51%) Finance
3 1 (0.75%) Electronics
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.75%) Marketing
3 1 (0.75%) Banking
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (93.98%) Developer
2 70 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.78%) Senior Developer
4 9 (6.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (6.02%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (4.51%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (3.76%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.50%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (0.75%) Development Manager
11 1 (0.75%) Programmer
11 1 (0.75%) Lead Developer
11 1 (0.75%) Java Swing Developer
11 1 (0.75%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.11%) HTML
2 52 (39.10%) CSS
3 43 (32.33%) Spring
4 42 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 41 (30.83%) HTML5
6 39 (29.32%) CSS3
7 26 (19.55%) XML
8 23 (17.29%) Hibernate
9 20 (15.04%) Web Services
10 19 (14.29%) JMS
11 18 (13.53%) J2EE
11 18 (13.53%) RESTful
12 16 (12.03%) Servlets
13 15 (11.28%) XSLT
13 15 (11.28%) XML Schema
13 15 (11.28%) J2SE
13 15 (11.28%) Spring MVC
14 13 (9.77%) Backbone.js
15 11 (8.27%) DOM
16 10 (7.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.53%) User Experience
3 9 (6.77%) Open Source
4 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.76%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.50%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) W3C
7 1 (0.75%) RIA
7 1 (0.75%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.05%) Linux
2 15 (11.28%) Android
2 15 (11.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (8.27%) Windows
4 2 (1.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (51.88%) TDD
3 37 (27.82%) BDD
4 35 (26.32%) MVC
5 32 (24.06%) Pair Programming
5 32 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (17.29%) Scrum
7 21 (15.79%) OO
7 21 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (12.78%) Software Engineering
9 15 (11.28%) DevOps
10 13 (9.77%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.02%) E-Commerce
12 10 (7.52%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (7.52%) SEO
13 9 (6.77%) Kanban
14 8 (6.02%) CRM
15 6 (4.51%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (4.51%) Release Management
15 6 (4.51%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 122 (91.73%) Java
2 83 (62.41%) Groovy
3 55 (41.35%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.28%) XPath
5 12 (9.02%) Scala
6 10 (7.52%) C#
7 8 (6.02%) Ruby
7 8 (6.02%) C++
8 5 (3.76%) SQL
9 3 (2.26%) Python
9 3 (2.26%) Perl
9 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.26%) Clojure
10 2 (1.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (13.53%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) HDFS
1 1 (0.75%) Docker
1 1 (0.75%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Puppet
2 3 (2.26%) Oozie
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (12.03%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (2.26%) Akamai
5 1 (0.75%) Informatica
5 1 (0.75%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) Zend
5 1 (0.75%) Google
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