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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 601 578 559
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -19
Contract jobs citing Grails 50 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 44
Median daily rate £400 £425 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £328 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £534
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
15715 15662 15113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.10% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10542 9762
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 225 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.67 £16.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 28 July 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 12 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 28 July 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 -30 50 £400 -5.88% 11
London -27 24 £575 +35.29% 7
West Yorkshire +12 17 £400 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire +11 17 £400 +6.66% 1
Leeds +9 16 £400 -13.51%
City of London +43 9 £575 -
Manchester - 7 £375 - 1
North West - 7 £375 - 2
South East +9 1 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 -
Wimbledon - 1 £275 -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 108 (87.10%) Java
2 102 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (82.26%) Groovy
3 90 (72.58%) JavaScript
4 73 (58.87%) TDD
5 70 (56.45%) HTML
5 70 (56.45%) CSS
6 53 (42.74%) jQuery
7 47 (37.90%) Spring
8 41 (33.06%) BDD
9 37 (29.84%) Scrum
10 35 (28.23%) Microservices
11 33 (26.61%) Front End Development
11 33 (26.61%) AngularJS
12 32 (25.81%) HTML5
13 31 (25.00%) MySQL
13 31 (25.00%) CSS3
14 30 (24.19%) SC Cleared
14 30 (24.19%) Security Cleared
15 29 (23.39%) Scala
16 27 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (21.77%) Mobile App
16 27 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (20.16%) Finance
17 25 (20.16%) JUnit
17 25 (20.16%) Python
17 25 (20.16%) SOA
17 25 (20.16%) MongoDB
18 23 (18.55%) Data 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 10 (8.06%) CMS
2 8 (6.45%) Confluence
3 3 (2.42%) Alfresco
3 3 (2.42%) Drupal
3 3 (2.42%) Joomla!
3 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.42%) WordPress
4 2 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.81%) Heroku
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) Intranet
1 1 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.00%) MySQL
2 25 (20.16%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.06%) HBase
4 9 (7.26%) Hadoop
4 9 (7.26%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.84%) Hazelcast
6 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.61%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.61%) Redis
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) JUnit
2 14 (11.29%) Spock
3 13 (10.48%) Geb
3 13 (10.48%) Git (software)
4 12 (9.68%) JIRA
5 8 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 7 (5.65%) IntelliJ
7 6 (4.84%) Jasmine
7 6 (4.84%) Mocha
7 6 (4.84%) Protractor
8 5 (4.03%) gulp
9 4 (3.23%) Grunt
9 4 (3.23%) Maven
10 3 (2.42%) Gradle
10 3 (2.42%) Selenium
11 2 (1.61%) JMeter
11 2 (1.61%) Subversion
11 2 (1.61%) VisualVM
12 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 25 (20.16%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Games
3 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (89.52%) Developer
2 61 (49.19%) Java Developer
3 27 (21.77%) Senior Developer
4 26 (20.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 26 (20.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (11.29%) UI Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Agile Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Consultant
7 8 (6.45%) Ruby Developer
7 8 (6.45%) UI Consultant
8 6 (4.84%) Architect
8 6 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Angular Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Java Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Applications Architect
10 3 (2.42%) UI/UX Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (56.45%) CSS
1 70 (56.45%) HTML
2 53 (42.74%) jQuery
3 47 (37.90%) Spring
4 33 (26.61%) AngularJS
5 32 (25.81%) HTML5
6 31 (25.00%) CSS3
7 21 (16.94%) JRuby
7 21 (16.94%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (16.94%) YUI
8 20 (16.13%) RESTful
9 19 (15.32%) Node.js
10 15 (12.10%) Hibernate
11 12 (9.68%) Backbone.js
11 12 (9.68%) Spring Boot
11 12 (9.68%) Web Services
12 11 (8.87%) SOAP
13 9 (7.26%) Ember.js
13 9 (7.26%) J2EE
13 9 (7.26%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (21.77%) Mobile App
2 23 (18.55%) Visualisation
3 22 (17.74%) User Experience
4 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) iPad
6 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.81%) Online Games
6 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.87%) Linux
2 8 (6.45%) Ubuntu
3 7 (5.65%) CentOS
4 4 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (58.87%) TDD
3 41 (33.06%) BDD
4 37 (29.84%) Scrum
5 35 (28.23%) Microservices
6 33 (26.61%) Front End Development
7 25 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (20.16%) SOA
8 23 (18.55%) Data Visualisation
8 23 (18.55%) Infographics
9 22 (17.74%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (16.94%) Prototyping
11 13 (10.48%) Rapid Prototyping
12 11 (8.87%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (8.06%) E-Commerce
13 10 (8.06%) Software Engineering
14 9 (7.26%) Automated Testing
15 8 (6.45%) MVC
16 7 (5.65%) API Development
16 7 (5.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 108 (87.10%) Java
2 102 (82.26%) Groovy
3 90 (72.58%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.39%) Scala
5 25 (20.16%) Python
6 21 (16.94%) Clojure
6 21 (16.94%) Jython
7 14 (11.29%) SQL
8 11 (8.87%) Ruby
9 5 (4.03%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.81%) ES6
Qualifications
1 30 (24.19%) SC Cleared
1 30 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.90%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (16.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Graphite
2 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 3 (2.42%) Adobe
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle
1 3 (2.42%) Twitter
2 1 (0.81%) ForgeRock
2 1 (0.81%) Google
2 1 (0.81%) Hortonworks
2 1 (0.81%) SAP
West Yorkshire
InfinityQuest
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: Up to £500 per day or up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago