The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 66 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.16% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £335 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.47% -25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Grunt
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
84 73 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.33% 11.39% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 12
Average daily rate £350 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £388 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Grunt
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) WCAG
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) WCAG