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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 569 604 556
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -48
Contract jobs citing Grails 71 31 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.056% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.21% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 46
Average daily rate £481 £469 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £311 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £418 £363
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15412 14935 14816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.59% 26.79% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9676 9667
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 199 203
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 70 £488 +4.00% 13
London +29 66 £488 +4.00% 7
City of London +44 6 £475 -5.00% 2
Manchester - 4 £325 - 2
North West - 4 £325 - 2
Cardiff - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 £400 -
Croydon - 1 £463 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 135 (93.10%) Java
2 117 (80.69%) Groovy
3 110 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (57.24%) JavaScript
5 78 (53.79%) Spring
6 73 (50.34%) TDD
7 70 (48.28%) HTML
7 70 (48.28%) CSS
8 47 (32.41%) jQuery
8 47 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (27.59%) Microservices
10 38 (26.21%) Security Cleared
11 37 (25.52%) SC Cleared
11 37 (25.52%) BDD
12 32 (22.07%) HTML5
12 32 (22.07%) AngularJS
12 32 (22.07%) Scrum
12 32 (22.07%) MySQL
13 31 (21.38%) CSS3
14 30 (20.69%) Git (software)
15 29 (20.00%) Front End Development
16 28 (19.31%) Mobile App
17 27 (18.62%) Hibernate
18 26 (17.93%) REST
19 25 (17.24%) Linux
20 24 (16.55%) User Experience
21 23 (15.86%) Data Visualisation
21 23 (15.86%) Visualisation
21 23 (15.86%) Amazon AWS
21 23 (15.86%) Python

Grails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (13.10%) Confluence
2 12 (8.28%) Apache
2 12 (8.28%) CMS
3 11 (7.59%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.90%) Node.js
5 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.76%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.07%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.07%) Drupal
6 3 (2.07%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.07%) WordPress
7 2 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.69%) Liferay
8 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.76%) Heroku
3 3 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.38%) HTTP
1 2 (1.38%) Internet
1 2 (1.38%) Network Security
2 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.07%) MySQL
2 21 (14.48%) MongoDB
3 15 (10.34%) HBase
4 14 (9.66%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.14%) Hazelcast
5 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.38%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.38%) Redis
8 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.86%) JUnit
3 20 (13.79%) JIRA
4 18 (12.41%) Cucumber
5 14 (9.66%) Jenkins
5 14 (9.66%) Spock
6 13 (8.97%) Geb
7 12 (8.28%) IntelliJ
8 11 (7.59%) Jasmine
8 11 (7.59%) Mocha
8 11 (7.59%) Protractor
9 9 (6.21%) Maven
9 9 (6.21%) Selenium
9 9 (6.21%) Subversion
10 7 (4.83%) FishEye
10 7 (4.83%) TeamCity
11 5 (3.45%) Gradle
12 2 (1.38%) Grunt
12 2 (1.38%) JMeter
12 2 (1.38%) VisualVM
General
1 16 (11.03%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Retail
3 5 (3.45%) Banking
3 5 (3.45%) Games
4 4 (2.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (80.69%) Developer
2 68 (46.90%) Java Developer
3 28 (19.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 22 (15.17%) Senior Developer
5 21 (14.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (11.72%) UI Developer
7 11 (7.59%) Architect
7 11 (7.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Angular Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Java Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Consultant
9 9 (6.21%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (5.52%) UI Consultant
11 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 6 (4.14%) Agile Developer
12 6 (4.14%) Agile Java Developer
13 5 (3.45%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.45%) Technical Architect
14 4 (2.76%) Java Software Engineer
14 4 (2.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (53.79%) Spring
2 70 (48.28%) CSS
2 70 (48.28%) HTML
3 47 (32.41%) jQuery
4 32 (22.07%) AngularJS
4 32 (22.07%) HTML5
5 31 (21.38%) CSS3
6 27 (18.62%) Hibernate
7 26 (17.93%) REST
8 21 (14.48%) Spring Boot
9 20 (13.79%) RESTful
10 19 (13.10%) SOAP
10 19 (13.10%) Web Services
11 16 (11.03%) Spring MVC
12 15 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (10.34%) YUI
13 14 (9.66%) J2EE
14 12 (8.28%) Apache Camel
14 12 (8.28%) JAX-RS
15 10 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.31%) Mobile App
2 24 (16.55%) User Experience
3 23 (15.86%) Visualisation
4 22 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.45%) Fintech
6 2 (1.38%) iPad
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.69%) DTV
7 1 (0.69%) Social Media
7 1 (0.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.24%) Linux
2 13 (8.97%) Ubuntu
3 12 (8.28%) CentOS
4 1 (0.69%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (50.34%) TDD
3 47 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (27.59%) Microservices
5 37 (25.52%) BDD
6 32 (22.07%) Scrum
7 29 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 23 (15.86%) Data Visualisation
8 23 (15.86%) Infographics
8 23 (15.86%) SOA
9 20 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (12.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (11.72%) API Development
11 17 (11.72%) MVC
12 13 (8.97%) Rapid Prototyping
13 11 (7.59%) Performance Optimisation
14 10 (6.90%) DevOps
14 10 (6.90%) Open Source
14 10 (6.90%) Web Development
15 9 (6.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 135 (93.10%) Java
2 117 (80.69%) Groovy
3 83 (57.24%) JavaScript
4 23 (15.86%) Python
5 22 (15.17%) Scala
6 13 (8.97%) Ruby
7 11 (7.59%) SQL
8 10 (6.90%) Clojure
8 10 (6.90%) Jython
9 6 (4.14%) PHP
10 5 (3.45%) Perl
10 5 (3.45%) Smalltalk
11 2 (1.38%) XPath
12 1 (0.69%) C
12 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (26.21%) Security Cleared
2 37 (25.52%) SC Cleared
3 21 (14.48%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (11.03%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Graphite
2 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.69%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (3.45%) Adobe
1 5 (3.45%) Oracle
2 4 (2.76%) ATG
2 4 (2.76%) hybris
3 3 (2.07%) Twitter
4 1 (0.69%) Facebook
4 1 (0.69%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.69%) Google
4 1 (0.69%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.69%) SAP
4 1 (0.69%) Sybase
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