The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 132 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.16% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.92% 1.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate
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£453 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Grunt
England

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

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
343 318 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.92% 13.02% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 157 177
Average daily rate £400 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £22.43 £34.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Grunt
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grunt across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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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
Hertfordshire -6 5 £475 +28.81%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £300 -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) Node.js
4 13 (68.42%) OO
5 11 (57.89%) Apache
5 11 (57.89%) Linux
5 11 (57.89%) HTML
5 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
5 11 (57.89%) CSS3
5 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
6 10 (52.63%) HTML5
6 10 (52.63%) TDD
7 9 (47.37%) Internet
8 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
8 8 (42.11%) Bower
8 8 (42.11%) Subversion
9 7 (36.84%) Web Design
9 7 (36.84%) Marketing
9 7 (36.84%) Ant
9 7 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (36.84%) Jasmine
9 7 (36.84%) lighttpd
9 7 (36.84%) Open Source
9 7 (36.84%) BDD
10 6 (31.58%) PHP
10 6 (31.58%) MySQL
10 6 (31.58%) jQuery
11 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (73.68%) Node.js
2 11 (57.89%) Apache
3 7 (36.84%) lighttpd
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (42.11%) Bower
2 7 (36.84%) Ant
2 7 (36.84%) Jasmine
3 4 (21.05%) PHPUnit
3 4 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (21.05%) Yeoman
4 3 (15.79%) Mocha
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) Calabash
6 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Senior Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (42.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
8 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Applications Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) CSS3
3 10 (52.63%) HTML5
3 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js
5 5 (26.32%) LESS
6 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (21.05%) RESTful
6 4 (21.05%) LAMP
6 4 (21.05%) Symfony
7 3 (15.79%) Google Maps API
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) Sass
8 2 (10.53%) REST
8 2 (10.53%) DOM
8 2 (10.53%) XHTML
9 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) OO
3 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
4 10 (52.63%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) BDD
5 7 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (36.84%) Web Design
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Google