The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 136 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing Grails 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.040% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
778 749 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.05% 30.08% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 504 304
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Grails
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Grails Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Grails
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grails across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Grails
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the Yorkshire region.

Grails Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Grails
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
West Yorkshire - 7 £463 -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) WSDL
3 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
3 4 (57.14%) JAXB
3 4 (57.14%) W3C
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
3 4 (57.14%) GlassFish
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 4 (57.14%) Feature Driven Development
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
1 4 (57.14%) GlassFish
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) CICS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Adabas
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) WSDL
3 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
3 4 (57.14%) JAXB
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Spring MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Django
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (42.86%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) W3C
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
2 4 (57.14%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Web Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) COBOL
5 2 (28.57%) NATURAL
5 2 (28.57%) JCL
6 1 (14.29%) R
6 1 (14.29%) Groovy
6 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian