The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 120 117 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Grunt 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.41% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 4.25% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate - £375 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Grunt
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
225 259 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.89% 9.64% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 146 145
Average daily rate £400 £375 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £46.50 £28.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.73% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.35 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £34.15 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grunt across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grunt across the Berkshire region.

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +4 1 - -
Grunt
South East

Grunt
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Grunt also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Grunt.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) gulp
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) ES6
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Grunt also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Grunt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) gulp
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (66.67%) UX Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) ES6
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter