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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 553 584
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31  
Contract jobs citing Grails 29 73 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.068% 0.14% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.50% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 23
Median daily rate £423 £481 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £325 £285
% change year-on-year +29.23% +14.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 13649 14473 13761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.83% 28.15% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9511 10232 9015
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 175 183
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Grails as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 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
London -16 21 £525 +7.69% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £420 - 2
South East - 2 £350 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £363 -
Grails
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 74 (98.67%) Java
2 69 (92.00%) Groovy
3 54 (72.00%) Spring
4 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
4 43 (57.33%) Git (software)
5 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (42.67%) XML
7 31 (41.33%) HTML
8 27 (36.00%) Gradle
9 26 (34.67%) Maven
10 25 (33.33%) TDD
10 25 (33.33%) Hibernate
11 24 (32.00%) REST
12 23 (30.67%) Jenkins
12 23 (30.67%) Microservices
12 23 (30.67%) SQL
13 22 (29.33%) CSS
13 22 (29.33%) Open Source
14 21 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (28.00%) Docker
15 20 (26.67%) Apache Camel
15 20 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (25.33%) Linux
17 18 (24.00%) MySQL
17 18 (24.00%) RESTful
17 18 (24.00%) RabbitMQ
18 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
19 15 (20.00%) JUnit
19 15 (20.00%) SOA

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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 12 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.00%) Apache
3 7 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.67%) Confluence
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.33%) nginx
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.33%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) HTTP
2 5 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (4.00%) AMQP
4 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (24.00%) MySQL
3 12 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.67%) Couchbase
5 5 (6.67%) CouchDB
5 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.67%) HBase
5 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.33%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.00%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (57.33%) Git (software)
2 27 (36.00%) Gradle
3 26 (34.67%) Maven
4 23 (30.67%) Jenkins
5 15 (20.00%) JUnit
6 14 (18.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (13.33%) JIRA
8 9 (12.00%) Spock
9 7 (9.33%) Bitbucket
10 6 (8.00%) IntelliJ
10 6 (8.00%) Mockito
11 5 (6.67%) Ant
12 4 (5.33%) Mercurial
12 4 (5.33%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (4.00%) Subversion
14 1 (1.33%) CMake
14 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
14 1 (1.33%) GitLab
14 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
14 1 (1.33%) Mocha
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
1 6 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (92.00%) Developer
2 61 (81.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 5 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
6 5 (6.67%) UX Developer
7 4 (5.33%) MongoDB Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (2.67%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Java Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (72.00%) Spring
2 32 (42.67%) XML
3 31 (41.33%) HTML
4 25 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 24 (32.00%) REST
6 22 (29.33%) CSS
7 20 (26.67%) Apache Camel
8 18 (24.00%) RabbitMQ
8 18 (24.00%) RESTful
9 15 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 14 (18.67%) jQuery
10 14 (18.67%) Web Services
10 14 (18.67%) XSLT
11 13 (17.33%) CSS3
11 13 (17.33%) HTML5
12 11 (14.67%) Spring Boot
12 11 (14.67%) Spring Integration
13 8 (10.67%) JMS
14 5 (6.67%) Dropwizard
14 5 (6.67%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) User Experience
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.33%) Online Games
5 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Mac OS X
2 6 (8.00%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) TDD
3 23 (30.67%) Microservices
4 22 (29.33%) Open Source
5 20 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (20.00%) SOA
8 13 (17.33%) BDD
8 13 (17.33%) Scrum
9 12 (16.00%) Customer Requirements
9 12 (16.00%) Migration
10 9 (12.00%) High Availability
10 9 (12.00%) Pair Programming
11 8 (10.67%) Low Latency
11 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.33%) MVC
12 7 (9.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
12 7 (9.33%) Visualisation
13 6 (8.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (98.67%) Java
2 69 (92.00%) Groovy
3 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
4 23 (30.67%) SQL
5 8 (10.67%) Python
6 6 (8.00%) Scala
7 5 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (4.00%) Clojure
8 3 (4.00%) Jython
9 2 (2.67%) XPath
10 1 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (28.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Puppet
2 5 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.33%) Ansible
4 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.33%) Grafana
5 1 (1.33%) Graphite
5 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) IBM
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) ATG
3 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.33%) Splunk
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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London
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Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
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Posted: 6 days ago