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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 589 569 567
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Grails 58 90 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.56% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 53 61
Median daily rate £400 £403 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.00%
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
16183 16109 15514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.93% 28.01% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11213 10928 9835
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 286 215
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 30 August 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 23 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 30 August 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 -23 58 £400 -5.88% 5
London -62 23 £525 +23.52% 2
West Yorkshire +12 14 £400 +6.66%
Yorkshire +4 14 £400 +18.51%
Leeds - 13 £400 -
Manchester - 10 £375 -
North West - 10 £375 -
South West - 8 £415 -
City of London +18 7 £575 -
Devon - 7 £420 -
Exeter - 6 £415 -
South East +7 2 £350 - 2
Dorchester - 1 £400 -
Winchester - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 - 1
Honiton - 1 £428 -
Wimbledon - 1 £275 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 2
Hampshire - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £400 -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 87 (86.14%) Java
2 77 (76.24%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (74.26%) Groovy
4 65 (64.36%) JavaScript
5 62 (61.39%) TDD
6 40 (39.60%) HTML
6 40 (39.60%) CSS
7 36 (35.64%) Spring
8 31 (30.69%) Scrum
9 29 (28.71%) jQuery
9 29 (28.71%) Scala
10 28 (27.72%) RabbitMQ
11 27 (26.73%) AngularJS
12 26 (25.74%) CSS3
12 26 (25.74%) HTML5
12 26 (25.74%) MySQL
13 25 (24.75%) Finance
13 25 (24.75%) MongoDB
14 24 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (22.77%) BDD
16 20 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (19.80%) RESTful
16 20 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (18.81%) Microservices
17 19 (18.81%) Responsive Web Design
17 19 (18.81%) Puppet
17 19 (18.81%) Clojure
17 19 (18.81%) YUI
18 18 (17.82%) Hibernate
19 17 (16.83%) Git (software)

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 8 (7.92%) Confluence
2 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.97%) Apache
3 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.98%) CMS
4 2 (1.98%) JBoss
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.99%) GitHub
2 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.99%) Heroku
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) HTTP
1 1 (0.99%) Intranet
1 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) MySQL
2 25 (24.75%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.92%) HBase
4 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.93%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.94%) Hazelcast
7 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.98%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.98%) Redis
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.87%) Geb
2 13 (12.87%) Spock
3 12 (11.88%) JIRA
4 7 (6.93%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.93%) IntelliJ
4 7 (6.93%) JUnit
5 5 (4.95%) gulp
5 5 (4.95%) Maven
6 4 (3.96%) Grunt
7 3 (2.97%) Gradle
7 3 (2.97%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.97%) Mocha
7 3 (2.97%) Protractor
8 2 (1.98%) JMeter
8 2 (1.98%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.99%) GitLab
9 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Games
3 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 94 (93.07%) Developer
2 65 (64.36%) Java Developer
3 24 (23.76%) Senior Developer
4 23 (22.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (10.89%) Agile Developer
5 11 (10.89%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Ruby Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (3.96%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (2.97%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.97%) UI Developer
9 3 (2.97%) UI/UX Developer
9 3 (2.97%) UX Developer
10 2 (1.98%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (39.60%) CSS
1 40 (39.60%) HTML
2 36 (35.64%) Spring
3 29 (28.71%) jQuery
4 28 (27.72%) RabbitMQ
5 27 (26.73%) AngularJS
6 26 (25.74%) CSS3
6 26 (25.74%) HTML5
7 20 (19.80%) RESTful
8 19 (18.81%) YUI
9 18 (17.82%) Hibernate
10 17 (16.83%) JRuby
11 15 (14.85%) Node.js
12 14 (13.86%) Web Services
12 14 (13.86%) XML
13 12 (11.88%) Backbone.js
13 12 (11.88%) JSON
14 11 (10.89%) J2EE
15 10 (9.90%) SOAP
15 10 (9.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.93%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.94%) User Experience
4 4 (3.96%) NHS
5 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.98%) iPad
6 2 (1.98%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.99%) Online Games
7 1 (0.99%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Linux
2 8 (7.92%) Ubuntu
3 7 (6.93%) CentOS
4 5 (4.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (76.24%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (61.39%) TDD
3 31 (30.69%) Scrum
4 23 (22.77%) BDD
5 20 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (18.81%) Microservices
6 19 (18.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
7 14 (13.86%) Front End Development
8 10 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (9.90%) OO
9 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.92%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Open Source
11 7 (6.93%) API Development
11 7 (6.93%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (6.93%) Infographics
11 7 (6.93%) Migration
11 7 (6.93%) SOA
12 5 (4.95%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 87 (86.14%) Java
2 75 (74.26%) Groovy
3 65 (64.36%) JavaScript
4 29 (28.71%) Scala
5 19 (18.81%) Clojure
6 17 (16.83%) Jython
6 17 (16.83%) Python
7 14 (13.86%) SQL
8 11 (10.89%) Ruby
9 1 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.99%) ES6
9 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) Docker
2 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (18.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.99%) Graphite
2 1 (0.99%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.99%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe
2 1 (0.99%) ForgeRock
2 1 (0.99%) Google
2 1 (0.99%) Hortonworks
2 1 (0.99%) Twitter
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