Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Grails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Grails over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Grails
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 724 736 755
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19 -41
Contract jobs citing Grails 85 131 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 84 66
England median daily rate £470 £463 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.62% +0.27% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £316
90th Percentile £680 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £470 £463 £455
% change year-on-year +1.62% +1.65% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Grails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 28428 29296 28367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.23% 28.87% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19713 20679 19001
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £295 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 371 388
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +3.81% +3.21%
10th Percentile £15.63 £12.25 £15.19
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.19
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.04% +5.00%

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Grails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Grails in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Grails in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Grails in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grails in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grails in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Grails in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -31 56 £530 +4.18% 7
North of England +44 12 £420 +12.00% 4
South East +40 10 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +23 10 £420 +5.00% 3
Midlands - 6 £363 -
East Midlands - 5 - -
North West +24 2 £325 -4.41% 1
South West +7 1 £305 +1.67%
West Midlands - 1 £363 -
Grails
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Grails.

1 82 (96.47%) Java
2 71 (83.53%) Groovy
3 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (54.12%) TDD
5 40 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 36 (42.35%) Spring
7 35 (41.18%) CSS
8 34 (40.00%) MySQL
8 34 (40.00%) HTML
9 31 (36.47%) Microservices
10 26 (30.59%) jQuery
11 25 (29.41%) NoSQL
11 25 (29.41%) Pair Programming
11 25 (29.41%) Scrum
12 24 (28.24%) Test Automation
13 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
13 23 (27.06%) MongoDB
13 23 (27.06%) High Availability
14 22 (25.88%) AngularJS
14 22 (25.88%) Open Source
15 21 (24.71%) Hibernate
15 21 (24.71%) Python
16 18 (21.18%) QA
17 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (20.00%) JIRA
17 17 (20.00%) Maven
17 17 (20.00%) HTML5
17 17 (20.00%) Finance
17 17 (20.00%) CSS3
18 16 (18.82%) Scala

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
2 11 (12.94%) Apache Solr
3 10 (11.76%) Apache
4 4 (4.71%) Confluence
5 3 (3.53%) CMS
5 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) IaaS
2 3 (3.53%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.18%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.00%) MySQL
2 25 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 23 (27.06%) MongoDB
4 10 (11.76%) CouchDB
4 10 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.24%) Couchbase
6 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.71%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.00%) JIRA
2 17 (20.00%) Maven
3 13 (15.29%) JUnit
4 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.06%) Gradle
5 6 (7.06%) IntelliJ
6 5 (5.88%) Ant
6 5 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 5 (5.88%) Subversion
7 4 (4.71%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.53%) Spock
9 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.18%) Mockito
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (89.41%) Developer
2 56 (65.88%) Java Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 19 (22.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Agile Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (5.88%) Java Development Team Leader
7 5 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
7 5 (5.88%) Systems Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 5 (5.88%) UI/UX Developer
7 5 (5.88%) UX Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.71%) MongoDB Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Team Leader
9 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.35%) Spring
2 35 (41.18%) CSS
3 34 (40.00%) HTML
4 26 (30.59%) jQuery
5 22 (25.88%) AngularJS
6 21 (24.71%) Hibernate
7 17 (20.00%) CSS3
7 17 (20.00%) HTML5
8 15 (17.65%) RESTful
9 14 (16.47%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (16.47%) REST
10 13 (15.29%) YUI
11 11 (12.94%) Web Services
12 10 (11.76%) JRuby
13 8 (9.41%) XML
14 7 (8.24%) J2EE
14 7 (8.24%) JMS
15 6 (7.06%) Apache Camel
16 5 (5.88%) Lucene
16 5 (5.88%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (16.47%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.88%) User Experience
3 4 (4.71%) iPad
3 4 (4.71%) Online Games
4 2 (2.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Unix
3 4 (4.71%) Android
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (54.12%) TDD
3 31 (36.47%) Microservices
4 25 (29.41%) Pair Programming
4 25 (29.41%) Scrum
5 24 (28.24%) Test Automation
6 23 (27.06%) High Availability
7 22 (25.88%) Open Source
8 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (17.65%) BDD
10 14 (16.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (15.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (14.12%) SOA
13 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
14 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (9.41%) MVC
16 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
17 6 (7.06%) Front End Development
18 5 (5.88%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 82 (96.47%) Java
2 71 (83.53%) Groovy
3 40 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 21 (24.71%) Python
5 16 (18.82%) Scala
6 12 (14.12%) SQL
7 10 (11.76%) Clojure
7 10 (11.76%) Jython
7 10 (11.76%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) Grafana
2 1 (1.18%) Graphite
2 1 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle
2 3 (3.53%) ATG
3 2 (2.35%) Splunk
4 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.18%) IBM