Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 November 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 > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 200
Contract jobs citing Grails 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate £470 £426 £450
% change year-on-year +10.26% -5.28% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £50.00

Grails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1334 1197 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.80% 27.34% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 722 673
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £274 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Grails in Scotland

Grails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grails in Scotland