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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 123 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 21 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.87% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £455 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £372 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +35.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £80.00 -
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
431 448 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.93% 14.64% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 249 115
Average daily rate £343 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 26
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.64 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.70% +17.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £28.05 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +3 15 £340 -26.48% 2
Hertfordshire -2 5 £288 -36.81% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 31 (96.88%) JavaScript
2 30 (93.75%) CSS
2 30 (93.75%) HTML
3 23 (71.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 19 (59.38%) Sass
5 17 (53.13%) HTML5
5 17 (53.13%) CSS3
6 16 (50.00%) Java
6 16 (50.00%) jQuery
7 15 (46.88%) AngularJS
7 15 (46.88%) User Experience
8 14 (43.75%) gulp
8 14 (43.75%) Node.js
9 13 (40.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
9 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (37.50%) Bower
11 10 (31.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (31.25%) JSTL
11 10 (31.25%) CMS
11 10 (31.25%) XHTML
11 10 (31.25%) JSP
12 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 8 (25.00%) ECMAScript
12 8 (25.00%) IntelliJ
12 8 (25.00%) Ajax
12 8 (25.00%) UX Design
12 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 8 (25.00%) Jasmine
12 8 (25.00%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (43.75%) Node.js
2 10 (31.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (31.25%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) gulp
2 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
3 12 (37.50%) Bower
4 8 (25.00%) IntelliJ
4 8 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 8 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 8 (25.00%) WebStorm
4 8 (25.00%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) CSS
1 30 (93.75%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 19 (59.38%) Sass
4 17 (53.13%) HTML5
4 17 (53.13%) CSS3
5 16 (50.00%) jQuery
6 15 (46.88%) AngularJS
7 10 (31.25%) JSP
7 10 (31.25%) XHTML
7 10 (31.25%) JSTL
8 8 (25.00%) REST
8 8 (25.00%) Ajax
9 7 (21.88%) Backbone.js
9 7 (21.88%) Semantic HTML
10 5 (15.63%) RESTful
10 5 (15.63%) .NET
11 4 (12.50%) PhoneGap
12 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
12 2 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) User Experience
2 7 (21.88%) W3C
3 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (40.63%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (25.00%) UX Design
2 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.63%) E-Procurement
4 4 (12.50%) Web Design
4 4 (12.50%) B2C
4 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Dependency Management
5 1 (3.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) JavaScript
2 16 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) ECMAScript
3 8 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 8 (25.00%) Dart
4 5 (15.63%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) CoffeeScript