Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 21 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 137 143
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Grails 10 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.46% 0.50% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 1.29% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -27.27% -
10th Percentile £410 £363 £404
90th Percentile £438 £438 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% -13.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 908 1159 910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.90% 38.98% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 868 629
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £308 £310 £263
90th Percentile £510 £538 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Leeds median hourly rate - £10.20 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.86% +100.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £10.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -74.50% +162.30%

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Grails in Leeds

Grails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grails in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Grails.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
1 10 (100.00%) Groovy
1 10 (100.00%) CouchDB
2 9 (90.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (90.00%) High Availability
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) QA
3 7 (70.00%) Open Source
3 7 (70.00%) Couchbase
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) JUnit
6 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Splunk

Grails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (90.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (70.00%) Couchbase
4 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) High Availability
3 7 (70.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Groovy
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk