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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 520 535 533
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Grails 76 47 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.31% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 54
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£473 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.17% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
15445 15232 15833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 28.88% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9999 9783 9533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 269 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 +11 76 £473 +6.17% 21
London +46 66 £475 +2.70% 17
City of London +20 13 £450 -6.25% 5
North West - 9 £313 - 3
Manchester - 9 £313 - 1
Salford - 7 £313 -
South East -6 1 £310 -4.61% 1
Hampshire - 1 £310 -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Preston - - - -
Sale - - - -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 112 (90.32%) Java
2 89 (71.77%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (66.94%) Groovy
4 78 (62.90%) TDD
5 56 (45.16%) HTML
6 49 (39.52%) Spring
7 44 (35.48%) JavaScript
8 41 (33.06%) CSS
9 35 (28.23%) Scrum
10 33 (26.61%) Web Services
10 33 (26.61%) HTML5
10 33 (26.61%) BDD
11 29 (23.39%) Git (software)
12 28 (22.58%) AngularJS
12 28 (22.58%) Pair Programming
13 27 (21.77%) Hibernate
13 27 (21.77%) XML
14 26 (20.97%) MVC
15 25 (20.16%) MySQL
15 25 (20.16%) CSS3
15 25 (20.16%) MongoDB
16 24 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (18.55%) RESTful
18 21 (16.94%) Linux
19 19 (15.32%) Tomcat
19 19 (15.32%) NoSQL
20 18 (14.52%) Cucumber
20 18 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
21 17 (13.71%) OO
21 17 (13.71%) Ruby

Grails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 19 (15.32%) Tomcat
2 15 (12.10%) Node.js
3 8 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.84%) CMS
5 4 (3.23%) Jetty
6 3 (2.42%) Apache
6 3 (2.42%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.42%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.61%) Mule
8 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.81%) Drupal
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.81%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.10%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) LDAP
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.16%) MySQL
1 25 (20.16%) MongoDB
2 19 (15.32%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.45%) Hazelcast
3 8 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.42%) Pentaho
5 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.81%) DB2
7 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.81%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (23.39%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.52%) Cucumber
3 15 (12.10%) Maven
4 13 (10.48%) JUnit
4 13 (10.48%) Jasmine
5 12 (9.68%) Subversion
6 11 (8.87%) Mocha
7 10 (8.06%) Jenkins
8 9 (7.26%) Mockito
9 8 (6.45%) Gradle
10 6 (4.84%) Hamcrest
11 5 (4.03%) Hudson
11 5 (4.03%) QUnit
12 3 (2.42%) Selenium
13 2 (1.61%) EasyMock
13 2 (1.61%) Ant
14 1 (0.81%) JIRA
14 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Billing
3 2 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (92.74%) Developer
2 74 (59.68%) Java Developer
3 25 (20.16%) Senior Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Programmer
10 3 (2.42%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.61%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.61%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 2 (1.61%) Senior Programmer
11 2 (1.61%) Analyst Programmer
11 2 (1.61%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (1.61%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (45.16%) HTML
2 49 (39.52%) Spring
3 41 (33.06%) CSS
4 33 (26.61%) Web Services
4 33 (26.61%) HTML5
5 28 (22.58%) AngularJS
6 27 (21.77%) Hibernate
6 27 (21.77%) XML
7 25 (20.16%) CSS3
8 23 (18.55%) RESTful
9 17 (13.71%) JSON
9 17 (13.71%) Spring MVC
10 15 (12.10%) JMS
11 14 (11.29%) SOAP
12 13 (10.48%) REST
13 11 (8.87%) J2EE
14 10 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (8.06%) XSLT
15 9 (7.26%) JDBC
15 9 (7.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Open Source
2 12 (9.68%) User Experience
3 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.87%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) Social Media
6 1 (0.81%) DTV
6 1 (0.81%) Blog
6 1 (0.81%) Social Network
6 1 (0.81%) iPad
6 1 (0.81%) RIA
6 1 (0.81%) iPhone
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.94%) Linux
2 9 (7.26%) Android
3 8 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.03%) UNIX
4 5 (4.03%) Windows
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (71.77%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (62.90%) TDD
3 35 (28.23%) Scrum
4 33 (26.61%) BDD
5 28 (22.58%) Pair Programming
6 26 (20.97%) MVC
7 24 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (13.71%) OO
10 13 (10.48%) Software Engineering
11 12 (9.68%) DevOps
11 12 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.68%) Kanban
12 11 (8.87%) Release Management
13 9 (7.26%) SOA
14 8 (6.45%) Extreme Programming
14 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
15 7 (5.65%) OOD
15 7 (5.65%) B2B
15 7 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 112 (90.32%) Java
2 83 (66.94%) Groovy
3 44 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.71%) Ruby
5 15 (12.10%) Scala
6 13 (10.48%) SQL
7 9 (7.26%) XPath
8 6 (4.84%) Clojure
8 6 (4.84%) Python
8 6 (4.84%) C#
9 5 (4.03%) Perl
9 5 (4.03%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.23%) C++
11 2 (1.61%) PHP
12 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) RHEV
1 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) Puppet
2 3 (2.42%) Oozie
3 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (11.29%) Oracle
2 8 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.03%) JBoss
3 5 (4.03%) Akamai
4 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) HP
5 1 (0.81%) Zend
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