The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 29 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 > Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 132 143
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11  
Contract jobs citing Grails 9 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.44% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 1.34% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 6
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -13.51%  
10th Percentile £410 £353 £344
90th Percentile £438 £453 £600
England median daily rate £470 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 738 970 762
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 35.86% 34.68% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1903 2825 2125
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +21.21%  
10th Percentile £283 £306 £268
90th Percentile £500 £506 £450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 76
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
10th Percentile £40.69 £10.93 £32.50
90th Percentile £43.56 £16.77 £47.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Grails in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grails in Yorkshire

Grails
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire +24 9 £420 +5.00% 2
Grails
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire 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

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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