The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Grails 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Grails
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
652 481 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.13% 22.05% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 297 290
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Grails
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grails across the West Midlands region.

Grails Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Grails
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) React

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Angular Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript