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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 117 137 104
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Contract jobs citing Grunt 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.17% 1.76% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
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£288 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
347 397 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.59% 13.04% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 201 130
Average daily rate £377 £350 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £34.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £31.75 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 5 May 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 +12 11 £288 +4.54%
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (84.21%) Bower
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) CSS
4 13 (68.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (63.16%) Sass
5 12 (63.16%) AngularJS
5 12 (63.16%) XHTML
6 11 (57.89%) JSP
6 11 (57.89%) JSTL
6 11 (57.89%) CMS
6 11 (57.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (52.63%) Semantic HTML
8 9 (47.37%) User Experience
8 9 (47.37%) Java
8 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
8 9 (47.37%) W3C
9 6 (31.58%) jQuery
10 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (26.32%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
10 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
11 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
11 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
11 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
11 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
11 4 (21.05%) Calabash
11 4 (21.05%) Xcode
12 2 (10.53%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (57.89%) CMS
1 11 (57.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Bower
2 5 (26.32%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) Calabash
3 4 (21.05%) Xcode
4 1 (5.26%) Mocha
4 1 (5.26%) PhantomJS
4 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Firebug
4 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) HTML
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 13 (68.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (63.16%) Sass
3 12 (63.16%) AngularJS
3 12 (63.16%) XHTML
4 11 (57.89%) JSP
4 11 (57.89%) JSTL
5 10 (52.63%) Semantic HTML
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) REST
8 1 (5.26%) CSS3
8 1 (5.26%) Express
8 1 (5.26%) LESS
8 1 (5.26%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) DOM
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) User Experience
1 9 (47.37%) W3C
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
4 2 (10.53%) E-Procurement
5 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) SEO
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center