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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 538 539 558
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing Grails 92 77 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.49% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 38
Average daily rate
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£414 £465 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
16432 15759 15480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.87% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 10009 9954
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 215 266
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 17 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 3 September 2015. 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 +1 88 £425 -8.60% 30
London -5 71 £425 -10.52% 14
City of London +14 17 £575 +27.77% 8
South East -3 9 - - 6
Tunbridge Wells - 9 - -
Kent - 9 - - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £340 - 3
North Yorkshire - 6 £338 - 2
York - 6 £338 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Newport - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Jersey - 1 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £325 -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (88.28%) Java
2 101 (78.91%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (76.56%) Groovy
4 73 (57.03%) Spring
5 72 (56.25%) TDD
6 47 (36.72%) Linux
7 43 (33.59%) Cucumber
8 41 (32.03%) JIRA
9 38 (29.69%) HTML
9 38 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (29.69%) Microservices
10 36 (28.13%) Hadoop
10 36 (28.13%) Confluence
10 36 (28.13%) IntelliJ
11 34 (26.56%) Security Cleared
12 33 (25.78%) HBase
12 33 (25.78%) Spock
12 33 (25.78%) Geb
12 33 (25.78%) Apache Camel
12 33 (25.78%) JAX-RS
12 33 (25.78%) Spring Boot
13 32 (25.00%) CentOS
14 31 (24.22%) Ubuntu
15 29 (22.66%) Scrum
15 29 (22.66%) RESTful
15 29 (22.66%) SC Cleared
16 28 (21.88%) API Development
16 28 (21.88%) JavaScript
17 24 (18.75%) Oracle
18 23 (17.97%) E-Commerce

Grails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 36 (28.13%) Confluence
2 20 (15.63%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (5.47%) JBoss
4 7 (5.47%) Apache
5 5 (3.91%) Jetty
6 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.13%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.56%) CICS
7 2 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.78%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.03%) SoftLayer
2 9 (7.03%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (3.13%) SaaS
3 4 (3.13%) IaaS
4 2 (1.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) SSL
2 9 (7.03%) Wireless
2 9 (7.03%) SNMP
2 9 (7.03%) VPN
3 5 (3.91%) HTTP
4 3 (2.34%) SMTP
4 3 (2.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.13%) Hadoop
2 33 (25.78%) HBase
3 20 (15.63%) NoSQL
4 17 (13.28%) MongoDB
5 16 (12.50%) MySQL
6 7 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.56%) Redis
8 2 (1.56%) Riak
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.56%) Adabas
8 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 43 (33.59%) Cucumber
2 41 (32.03%) JIRA
3 36 (28.13%) IntelliJ
4 33 (25.78%) Spock
4 33 (25.78%) Geb
5 18 (14.06%) Jenkins
6 16 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 13 (10.16%) Gradle
8 12 (9.38%) Maven
9 11 (8.59%) Ant
10 8 (6.25%) Selenium
10 8 (6.25%) Subversion
11 7 (5.47%) JUnit
12 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.34%) Mockito
13 3 (2.34%) Hamcrest
14 2 (1.56%) Liquibase
14 2 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
15 1 (0.78%) JMeter
15 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
5 1 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 107 (83.59%) Developer
2 81 (63.28%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.94%) Senior Developer
3 14 (10.94%) Scala Developer
4 12 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (3.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (3.91%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (3.13%) Programmer
7 4 (3.13%) Analyst
7 4 (3.13%) UI Developer
7 4 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (3.13%) UI Programmer
8 3 (2.34%) Architect
8 3 (2.34%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (1.56%) COBOL Developer
9 2 (1.56%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (1.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (57.03%) Spring
2 38 (29.69%) HTML
3 33 (25.78%) JAX-RS
3 33 (25.78%) Apache Camel
3 33 (25.78%) Spring Boot
4 29 (22.66%) RESTful
5 22 (17.19%) Hibernate
6 21 (16.41%) CSS
7 20 (15.63%) J2EE
7 20 (15.63%) XML
8 19 (14.84%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 15 (11.72%) jQuery
11 14 (10.94%) JSON
12 13 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (9.38%) HTML5
14 11 (8.59%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (8.59%) REST
15 10 (7.81%) Web Services
16 8 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) Cryptography
1 9 (7.03%) PKI
1 9 (7.03%) Statistics
2 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.13%) Economics
3 4 (3.13%) W3C
4 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.34%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.56%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.72%) Linux
2 32 (25.00%) CentOS
3 31 (24.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.78%) zOS
4 1 (0.78%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (78.91%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (56.25%) TDD
3 38 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (29.69%) Microservices
4 29 (22.66%) Scrum
5 28 (21.88%) API Development
6 23 (17.97%) E-Commerce
7 19 (14.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (13.28%) DevOps
9 16 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 16 (12.50%) MVC
10 13 (10.16%) Analytics
11 12 (9.38%) BDD
12 10 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.03%) User Stories
13 9 (7.03%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (7.03%) Open Source
13 9 (7.03%) Computer Security
14 8 (6.25%) Refactoring
15 7 (5.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 113 (88.28%) Java
2 98 (76.56%) Groovy
3 28 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.19%) SQL
4 22 (17.19%) Ruby
5 18 (14.06%) Scala
6 13 (10.16%) Python
7 9 (7.03%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.34%) C#
8 3 (2.34%) Perl
9 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.56%) NATURAL
9 2 (1.56%) JCL
9 2 (1.56%) COBOL
10 1 (0.78%) Clojure
10 1 (0.78%) R
10 1 (0.78%) Jython
Qualifications
1 34 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.66%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.72%) Degree
4 2 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (15.63%) Puppet
2 14 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.59%) Vagrant
4 9 (7.03%) Nagios
5 1 (0.78%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 24 (18.75%) Oracle
2 9 (7.03%) Splunk
3 6 (4.69%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.13%) Akamai
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