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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 594 587 574
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Grails 49 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.087% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 33
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
15274 15429 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.44% 27.54% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10770 10326 9643
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 214 209
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 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 11 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 29 June 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 -5 49 £400 -5.88% 15
London -9 25 £575 +35.29% 9
Yorkshire +10 13 £400 -13.51% 2
Leeds +8 13 £400 -27.27%
West Yorkshire -5 13 £400 -13.51% 2
Manchester - 9 £365 -
North West - 9 £365 -
City of London +43 7 £575 +15.00% 1
South East - 1 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 3
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 - 2

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 125 (90.58%) Java
2 109 (78.99%) Groovy
3 107 (77.54%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (70.29%) JavaScript
5 76 (55.07%) TDD
6 74 (53.62%) CSS
7 70 (50.72%) HTML
8 69 (50.00%) Spring
9 54 (39.13%) jQuery
10 39 (28.26%) BDD
11 37 (26.81%) Scrum
12 34 (24.64%) Microservices
13 33 (23.91%) AngularJS
14 32 (23.19%) Front End Development
14 32 (23.19%) MySQL
14 32 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (22.46%) HTML5
16 30 (21.74%) CSS3
16 30 (21.74%) SC Cleared
16 30 (21.74%) Security Cleared
17 28 (20.29%) Hibernate
17 28 (20.29%) Mobile App
18 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (18.84%) Scala
19 25 (18.12%) JUnit
19 25 (18.12%) SOA
20 24 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (17.39%) MongoDB
21 23 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
21 23 (16.67%) Visualisation

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 12 (8.70%) CMS
2 8 (5.80%) Confluence
3 5 (3.62%) Apache
3 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.17%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.17%) Drupal
4 3 (2.17%) Joomla!
4 3 (2.17%) WordPress
5 2 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
3 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.72%) Heroku
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) HTTP
1 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.72%) Intranet
1 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.19%) MySQL
2 24 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.25%) HBase
4 9 (6.52%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.52%) Hazelcast
5 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.45%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.45%) Redis
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (18.12%) JUnit
2 21 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.42%) Spock
4 12 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 12 (8.70%) Geb
4 12 (8.70%) JIRA
5 9 (6.52%) Jasmine
5 9 (6.52%) Maven
5 9 (6.52%) Mocha
5 9 (6.52%) Protractor
6 7 (5.07%) IntelliJ
7 6 (4.35%) Selenium
8 4 (2.90%) Grunt
8 4 (2.90%) gulp
9 3 (2.17%) Gradle
10 2 (1.45%) JMeter
10 2 (1.45%) Subversion
10 2 (1.45%) VisualVM
11 1 (0.72%) GitLab
11 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Games
3 7 (5.07%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (86.23%) Developer
2 70 (50.72%) Java Developer
3 26 (18.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 25 (18.12%) Senior Developer
5 24 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (10.14%) UI Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Agile Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Architect
9 9 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Consultant
10 8 (5.80%) Java Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) UI Consultant
11 7 (5.07%) Angular Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Ruby Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (2.90%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.90%) Web Developer
14 3 (2.17%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (53.62%) CSS
2 70 (50.72%) HTML
3 69 (50.00%) Spring
4 54 (39.13%) jQuery
5 33 (23.91%) AngularJS
6 31 (22.46%) HTML5
7 30 (21.74%) CSS3
8 28 (20.29%) Hibernate
9 22 (15.94%) RESTful
10 19 (13.77%) Node.js
10 19 (13.77%) Web Services
11 18 (13.04%) SOAP
12 17 (12.32%) JRuby
12 17 (12.32%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (12.32%) REST
12 17 (12.32%) YUI
13 14 (10.14%) J2EE
14 13 (9.42%) Spring Boot
15 12 (8.70%) Spring MVC
16 10 (7.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.29%) Mobile App
2 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 22 (15.94%) User Experience
5 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.90%) iPad
7 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.72%) DTV
9 1 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Linux
2 8 (5.80%) Ubuntu
3 7 (5.07%) CentOS
4 5 (3.62%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (77.54%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (55.07%) TDD
3 39 (28.26%) BDD
4 37 (26.81%) Scrum
5 34 (24.64%) Microservices
6 32 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (23.19%) Front End Development
7 25 (18.12%) SOA
8 23 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
8 23 (16.67%) Infographics
9 22 (15.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (15.22%) Prototyping
11 15 (10.87%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.42%) Rapid Prototyping
13 12 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (8.70%) MVC
14 11 (7.97%) Software Engineering
15 9 (6.52%) Pair Programming
15 9 (6.52%) Performance Optimisation
16 7 (5.07%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 125 (90.58%) Java
2 109 (78.99%) Groovy
3 97 (70.29%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.84%) Scala
5 21 (15.22%) Python
6 17 (12.32%) Clojure
6 17 (12.32%) Jython
7 14 (10.14%) SQL
8 12 (8.70%) Ruby
9 5 (3.62%) PHP
10 2 (1.45%) XPath
11 1 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 30 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.59%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Docker
2 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (12.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.72%) Graphite
2 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.72%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (3.62%) Oracle
2 4 (2.90%) ATG
2 4 (2.90%) hybris
3 3 (2.17%) Adobe
3 3 (2.17%) Twitter
4 1 (0.72%) Facebook
4 1 (0.72%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.72%) Google
4 1 (0.72%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.72%) SAP
Central London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago