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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 545 520 507
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs citing Grails 67 55 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 59
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
15790 14953 15025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.03% 28.97% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10476 9711 8996
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 275 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -18 67 £463 +2.77% 23
London +9 47 £485 +2.10% 15
North West +7 19 £333 +58.33% 4
Manchester +3 18 £325 +54.76% 3
City of London +11 11 £475 -1.04% 6
Salford - 8 £313 - 1
South East -33 1 £310 -17.33% 2
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Brighton - - - -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 113 (91.13%) Java
2 77 (62.10%) Groovy
3 74 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (52.42%) TDD
5 44 (35.48%) HTML
6 41 (33.06%) JavaScript
7 40 (32.26%) Spring
8 38 (30.65%) CSS
9 30 (24.19%) BDD
9 30 (24.19%) AngularJS
10 29 (23.39%) HTML5
11 26 (20.97%) Pair Programming
12 25 (20.16%) XML
12 25 (20.16%) CSS3
13 24 (19.35%) Linux
14 23 (18.55%) MVC
14 23 (18.55%) Hibernate
14 23 (18.55%) Scrum
14 23 (18.55%) Git (software)
15 22 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (17.74%) Tomcat
15 22 (17.74%) Web Services
16 20 (16.13%) JMS
17 19 (15.32%) HTTP
17 19 (15.32%) Maven
18 18 (14.52%) OO
18 18 (14.52%) RESTful
19 16 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
19 16 (12.90%) MongoDB
19 16 (12.90%) J2EE

Grails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 22 (17.74%) Tomcat
2 15 (12.10%) Node.js
3 10 (8.06%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.84%) CMS
5 3 (2.42%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.42%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) Drupal
7 1 (0.81%) Jetty
7 1 (0.81%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.32%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.90%) MongoDB
1 16 (12.90%) MySQL
2 14 (11.29%) Hazelcast
3 11 (8.87%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.42%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (18.55%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.32%) Maven
3 15 (12.10%) Jasmine
4 13 (10.48%) Cucumber
5 12 (9.68%) Mocha
6 10 (8.06%) JUnit
7 9 (7.26%) Gradle
7 9 (7.26%) Jenkins
8 8 (6.45%) Subversion
9 6 (4.84%) QUnit
9 6 (4.84%) Mockito
9 6 (4.84%) Spock
9 6 (4.84%) Geb
10 3 (2.42%) Selenium
10 3 (2.42%) Hamcrest
10 3 (2.42%) Hudson
11 2 (1.61%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (6.45%) Billing
2 6 (4.84%) Finance
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Publishing
3 1 (0.81%) Electronics
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (93.55%) Developer
2 70 (56.45%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.32%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Node.js Developer
11 1 (0.81%) Java Swing Developer
11 1 (0.81%) Lead Architect
11 1 (0.81%) Software Manager
11 1 (0.81%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.48%) HTML
2 40 (32.26%) Spring
3 38 (30.65%) CSS
4 30 (24.19%) AngularJS
5 29 (23.39%) HTML5
6 25 (20.16%) XML
6 25 (20.16%) CSS3
7 23 (18.55%) Hibernate
8 22 (17.74%) Web Services
9 20 (16.13%) JMS
10 18 (14.52%) RESTful
11 16 (12.90%) J2EE
12 15 (12.10%) Servlets
13 14 (11.29%) XML Schema
13 14 (11.29%) J2SE
13 14 (11.29%) XSLT
14 12 (9.68%) Spring MVC
15 11 (8.87%) REST
16 10 (8.06%) DOM
17 9 (7.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Open Source
2 12 (9.68%) User Experience
3 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.84%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) Social Media
6 1 (0.81%) RIA
6 1 (0.81%) Blog
6 1 (0.81%) Social Network
6 1 (0.81%) DTV
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.35%) Linux
2 15 (12.10%) Android
3 14 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.06%) Windows
5 4 (3.23%) UNIX
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (52.42%) TDD
3 30 (24.19%) BDD
4 26 (20.97%) Pair Programming
5 23 (18.55%) MVC
5 23 (18.55%) Scrum
6 22 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (14.52%) OO
8 16 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.29%) DevOps
10 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.26%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.26%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (6.45%) Kanban
12 8 (6.45%) Release Management
12 8 (6.45%) SOA
12 8 (6.45%) CRM
13 6 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (4.84%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 113 (91.13%) Java
2 77 (62.10%) Groovy
3 41 (33.06%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.29%) XPath
5 13 (10.48%) Scala
6 10 (8.06%) Ruby
6 10 (8.06%) C#
7 8 (6.45%) C++
8 4 (3.23%) Clojure
8 4 (3.23%) SQL
9 3 (2.42%) Perl
9 3 (2.42%) Python
9 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.61%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
1 1 (0.81%) RHEV
1 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Puppet
2 3 (2.42%) Oozie
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.65%) Oracle
4 3 (2.42%) Akamai
5 1 (0.81%) Zend
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) Informatica
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