The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 602 576 555
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -21
Contract jobs citing Grails 41 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.23% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 34
Median daily rate £463 £400 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £285 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14869 14628 14562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.99% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9658 9678
Median daily rate £418 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 202 181
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.64 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 31 May 2016.

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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
England -1 41 £463 +15.62% 13
London +18 34 £475 +11.76% 6
City of London +46 9 £488 +8.33% 1
West Yorkshire 0 4 £398 -14.05% 2
Yorkshire -4 4 £398 -14.05% 2
Leeds -7 4 £398 -27.72% 1
Manchester - 2 £325 - 3
North West - 2 £325 - 3
Croydon - 1 £463 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 with a requirement for Grails.

1 121 (93.08%) Java
2 106 (81.54%) Groovy
3 102 (78.46%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (64.62%) JavaScript
5 73 (56.15%) TDD
6 71 (54.62%) Spring
7 70 (53.85%) CSS
8 69 (53.08%) HTML
9 52 (40.00%) jQuery
10 38 (29.23%) Microservices
11 36 (27.69%) BDD
12 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
12 35 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (26.15%) Scrum
13 34 (26.15%) SC Cleared
13 34 (26.15%) AngularJS
14 32 (24.62%) HTML5
15 31 (23.85%) CSS3
15 31 (23.85%) MySQL
16 29 (22.31%) Front End Development
17 28 (21.54%) Mobile App
18 27 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
19 25 (19.23%) Scala
19 25 (19.23%) Hibernate
20 24 (18.46%) Python
20 24 (18.46%) MongoDB
20 24 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (17.69%) Data Visualisation
21 23 (17.69%) Visualisation
21 23 (17.69%) Git (software)

Grails
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.54%) Node.js
2 12 (9.23%) CMS
3 11 (8.46%) Confluence
4 5 (3.85%) Apache
5 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.31%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.31%) Drupal
6 3 (2.31%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.31%) WordPress
7 2 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.08%) Heroku
3 3 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) HTTP
1 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.85%) MySQL
2 24 (18.46%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.00%) HBase
4 12 (9.23%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.62%) Hazelcast
5 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.54%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.54%) Redis
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (17.69%) Git (software)
1 23 (17.69%) JUnit
2 16 (12.31%) Cucumber
3 11 (8.46%) JIRA
3 11 (8.46%) Spock
4 10 (7.69%) Geb
4 10 (7.69%) IntelliJ
5 9 (6.92%) Jasmine
5 9 (6.92%) Mocha
5 9 (6.92%) Protractor
6 8 (6.15%) Maven
7 7 (5.38%) Selenium
8 4 (3.08%) Grunt
8 4 (3.08%) gulp
8 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.31%) Gradle
10 2 (1.54%) JMeter
10 2 (1.54%) Subversion
10 2 (1.54%) VisualVM
11 1 (0.77%) GitLab
General
1 17 (13.08%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (84.62%) Developer
2 64 (49.23%) Java Developer
3 27 (20.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 24 (18.46%) Senior Developer
4 24 (18.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (12.31%) UI Developer
6 11 (8.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Architect
8 8 (6.15%) Agile Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Consultant
8 8 (6.15%) Java Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) UI Consultant
9 7 (5.38%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 4 (3.08%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.08%) Web Developer
13 3 (2.31%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (54.62%) Spring
2 70 (53.85%) CSS
3 69 (53.08%) HTML
4 52 (40.00%) jQuery
5 34 (26.15%) AngularJS
6 32 (24.62%) HTML5
7 31 (23.85%) CSS3
8 25 (19.23%) Hibernate
9 19 (14.62%) REST
10 18 (13.85%) RESTful
10 18 (13.85%) Spring Boot
11 17 (13.08%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (13.08%) SOAP
11 17 (13.08%) YUI
12 16 (12.31%) Web Services
13 14 (10.77%) J2EE
13 14 (10.77%) JRuby
14 12 (9.23%) Spring MVC
15 10 (7.69%) Apache Camel
15 10 (7.69%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.54%) Mobile App
2 24 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (17.69%) Visualisation
4 22 (16.92%) User Experience
5 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.31%) Fintech
7 2 (1.54%) iPad
8 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.77%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.77%) DTV
8 1 (0.77%) Social Media
8 1 (0.77%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.08%) Linux
2 11 (8.46%) Ubuntu
3 10 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (0.77%) Android
4 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.77%) Unix
4 1 (0.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (78.46%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (56.15%) TDD
3 38 (29.23%) Microservices
4 36 (27.69%) BDD
5 35 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (26.15%) Scrum
7 29 (22.31%) Front End Development
8 23 (17.69%) Data Visualisation
8 23 (17.69%) Infographics
8 23 (17.69%) SOA
9 22 (16.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (10.00%) API Development
11 13 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 13 (10.00%) MVC
11 13 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
12 9 (6.92%) Performance Optimisation
12 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.15%) Web Development
14 7 (5.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 121 (93.08%) Java
2 106 (81.54%) Groovy
3 84 (64.62%) JavaScript
4 25 (19.23%) Scala
5 24 (18.46%) Python
6 14 (10.77%) Clojure
6 14 (10.77%) Jython
7 11 (8.46%) Ruby
7 11 (8.46%) SQL
8 6 (4.62%) PHP
9 3 (2.31%) Perl
9 3 (2.31%) Smalltalk
10 2 (1.54%) XPath
11 1 (0.77%) C
11 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 34 (26.15%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (13.08%) Puppet
2 1 (0.77%) Graphite
2 1 (0.77%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.77%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (3.08%) ATG
1 4 (3.08%) hybris
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle
2 3 (2.31%) Adobe
2 3 (2.31%) Twitter
3 1 (0.77%) Facebook
3 1 (0.77%) ForgeRock
3 1 (0.77%) Google
3 1 (0.77%) Hortonworks
3 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.77%) SAP