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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 606 563 561
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -2
Contract jobs citing Grails 49 91 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 62
Median daily rate £418 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.74% +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
16487 16147 15691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.22% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11418 11124 10198
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 302 177
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £17.20 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 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 24 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 26 September 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 -27 49 £418 +4.37% 18
London -57 20 £575 +35.29% 1
South West - 12 £402 -
Devon - 10 £402 -
City of London +15 9 £575 - 1
West Yorkshire +17 8 £400 +6.66% 6
Yorkshire +9 8 £400 +17.64% 6
Exeter - 7 £408 -
Leeds - 6 £400 -
South East +11 4 £413 -
North West - 4 £400 - 9
Manchester - 4 £400 - 9
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 -
Honiton - 3 £402 -
Oxford - 2 £409 -
Bradford - 1 £350 - 6
Dorchester - 1 £400 -
Winchester - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £275 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 82 (85.42%) Java
2 67 (69.79%) JavaScript
3 64 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (64.58%) Groovy
5 55 (57.29%) TDD
6 34 (35.42%) RabbitMQ
7 33 (34.38%) HTML
7 33 (34.38%) CSS
8 30 (31.25%) Spring
9 29 (30.21%) Scala
9 29 (30.21%) Scrum
10 26 (27.08%) Finance
10 26 (27.08%) AngularJS
11 25 (26.04%) CSS3
11 25 (26.04%) MySQL
11 25 (26.04%) HTML5
12 24 (25.00%) MongoDB
13 23 (23.96%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (21.88%) jQuery
14 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
14 21 (21.88%) XML
15 20 (20.83%) Docker
16 19 (19.79%) BDD
16 19 (19.79%) SQL
16 19 (19.79%) JSON
17 18 (18.75%) YUI
17 18 (18.75%) Hibernate
17 18 (18.75%) Puppet
17 18 (18.75%) Clojure
17 18 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design

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 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.17%) Confluence
3 3 (3.13%) Apache
3 3 (3.13%) JBoss
3 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.04%) GitHub
2 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.04%) Heroku
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) HTTP
1 1 (1.04%) Intranet
1 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.04%) MySQL
2 24 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 14 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.25%) Hazelcast
6 4 (4.17%) HBase
7 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.04%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.38%) Geb
2 9 (9.38%) Spock
3 8 (8.33%) JIRA
4 6 (6.25%) Gradle
5 5 (5.21%) gulp
5 5 (5.21%) Maven
6 4 (4.17%) Grunt
7 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.13%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.13%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.13%) Mocha
7 3 (3.13%) Protractor
8 2 (2.08%) JUnit
9 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.04%) GitLab
9 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.04%) JMeter
9 1 (1.04%) Selenium
9 1 (1.04%) VisualVM
General
1 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Games
3 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 89 (92.71%) Developer
2 63 (65.63%) Java Developer
3 23 (23.96%) Senior Developer
4 22 (22.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Agile Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Ruby Developer
7 6 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 2 (2.08%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.42%) RabbitMQ
2 33 (34.38%) CSS
2 33 (34.38%) HTML
3 30 (31.25%) Spring
4 26 (27.08%) AngularJS
5 25 (26.04%) CSS3
5 25 (26.04%) HTML5
6 21 (21.88%) jQuery
6 21 (21.88%) XML
7 19 (19.79%) JSON
8 18 (18.75%) Hibernate
8 18 (18.75%) YUI
9 16 (16.67%) Node.js
10 15 (15.63%) JRuby
10 15 (15.63%) RESTful
11 14 (14.58%) JPA
12 13 (13.54%) Backbone.js
13 12 (12.50%) Web Services
14 10 (10.42%) Ember.js
14 10 (10.42%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.33%) NHS
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) iPad
4 2 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.04%) Online Games
5 1 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Android
1 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (57.29%) TDD
3 29 (30.21%) Scrum
4 19 (19.79%) BDD
5 18 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (14.58%) Migration
9 11 (11.46%) OO
9 11 (11.46%) Open Source
10 9 (9.38%) Automated Testing
10 9 (9.38%) Microservices
11 8 (8.33%) Front End Development
11 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (5.21%) High Availability
14 4 (4.17%) Pair Programming
15 3 (3.13%) Business Analysis
15 3 (3.13%) OOD
15 3 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (85.42%) Java
2 67 (69.79%) JavaScript
3 62 (64.58%) Groovy
4 29 (30.21%) Scala
5 19 (19.79%) SQL
6 18 (18.75%) Clojure
7 15 (15.63%) Jython
7 15 (15.63%) Python
8 12 (12.50%) Ruby
9 1 (1.04%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.04%) ES6
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 20 (20.83%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) HDFS
2 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (18.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) Graphite
2 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.04%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (1.04%) ForgeRock
2 1 (1.04%) Google
2 1 (1.04%) Hortonworks
2 1 (1.04%) Twitter
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