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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 116 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.18% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.25% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£277 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
356 296 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.87% 12.97% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 164 151
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £13.20 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
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 26 January 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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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 +3 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £331 - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) CSS
3 15 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 14 (58.33%) Node.js
4 14 (58.33%) Bower
5 12 (50.00%) HTML
5 12 (50.00%) OO
6 11 (45.83%) Apache
6 11 (45.83%) Linux
6 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (45.83%) CSS3
6 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
7 10 (41.67%) TDD
8 9 (37.50%) Subversion
8 9 (37.50%) HTML5
9 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 8 (33.33%) Internet
10 7 (29.17%) Ant
10 7 (29.17%) Web Design
10 7 (29.17%) lighttpd
10 7 (29.17%) Marketing
10 7 (29.17%) BDD
10 7 (29.17%) Open Source
10 7 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (25.00%) Jasmine
11 6 (25.00%) Sass
11 6 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (25.00%) jQuery
12 5 (20.83%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (58.33%) Node.js
2 11 (45.83%) Apache
3 7 (29.17%) lighttpd
4 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Bower
2 9 (37.50%) Subversion
3 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (29.17%) Ant
5 6 (25.00%) Jasmine
5 6 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
6 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
7 4 (16.67%) Calabash
7 4 (16.67%) Xcode
7 4 (16.67%) Yeoman
7 4 (16.67%) PHPUnit
7 4 (16.67%) Mocha
8 1 (4.17%) Firebug
8 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
8 1 (4.17%) PhantomJS
General
1 7 (29.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) CSS
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) CSS3
3 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
4 9 (37.50%) HTML5
5 6 (25.00%) jQuery
5 6 (25.00%) Sass
6 5 (20.83%) Backbone.js
7 4 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (16.67%) Symfony
7 4 (16.67%) RESTful
7 4 (16.67%) LAMP
7 4 (16.67%) LESS
8 3 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
8 3 (12.50%) XHTML
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) Google Maps API
9 2 (8.33%) JSP
9 2 (8.33%) JSTL
9 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (29.17%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) W3C
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 12 (50.00%) OO
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) BDD
5 7 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (29.17%) Web Design
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
7 4 (16.67%) MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.17%) SEO
9 1 (4.17%) Scrum
9 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) PHP
3 3 (12.50%) Java
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Google
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