The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Grails 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.037% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% -  
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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 724 786 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 27.05% 26.38% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 541 551
Median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 36
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Grails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grails in the South West

Grails
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Bristol - 1 £305 -
Grails
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Grails.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Grails
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Django Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby