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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grunt
England / East of England
Rank 119 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Grunt 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.092% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 1.86% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £288 £370 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.29% +29.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £340 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £470 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%

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
386 322 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.78% 13.90% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 201 217
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 20
Median hourly rate £40.50 £50.68 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.08% +40.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £40.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Grunt as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £250 -26.47% 2
Norfolk - 1 £325 -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Grunt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) gulp
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (40.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (40.00%) Ektron
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) gulp
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Express
4 1 (20.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) CRUD
3 1 (20.00%) Infographics
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Ektron
1 2 (40.00%) EPiServer