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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 125 123 129
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Grunt 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.083% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 2.22% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate £400 £277 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.40% -24.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
337 361 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.03% 14.17% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 213 157
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 31
Average hourly rate £50.39 £36.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.97% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £32.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £41.35 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 1 - - 2
Essex -4 1 £400 +53.84% 2
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) jQuery
4 11 (64.71%) Node.js
4 11 (64.71%) CSS3
4 11 (64.71%) User Experience
4 11 (64.71%) Front End Development
4 11 (64.71%) gulp
5 10 (58.82%) Jasmine
5 10 (58.82%) Sass
5 10 (58.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 10 (58.82%) HTML5
5 10 (58.82%) Java
5 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
6 9 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (47.06%) TypeScript
7 8 (47.06%) Dart
7 8 (47.06%) Ajax
7 8 (47.06%) Mercurial
7 8 (47.06%) UX Design
7 8 (47.06%) WebStorm
7 8 (47.06%) PhantomJS
7 8 (47.06%) REST
7 8 (47.06%) IntelliJ
7 8 (47.06%) ECMAScript
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (29.41%) OmniGraffle

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (64.71%) Node.js
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (29.41%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) gulp
2 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (58.82%) Jasmine
3 8 (47.06%) IntelliJ
3 8 (47.06%) Mercurial
3 8 (47.06%) PhantomJS
3 8 (47.06%) WebStorm
4 5 (29.41%) Bower
5 2 (11.76%) Axure RP
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 2 (11.76%) Yeoman
6 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.88%) GitLab
6 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (5.88%) Protractor
6 1 (5.88%) Sublime Text
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (23.53%) UI Developer
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) jQuery
3 11 (64.71%) CSS3
4 10 (58.82%) HTML5
4 10 (58.82%) Sass
4 10 (58.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (47.06%) Ajax
5 8 (47.06%) REST
6 5 (29.41%) PhoneGap
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP
9 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (5.88%) LESS
9 1 (5.88%) RESTful
9 1 (5.88%) SAML
9 1 (5.88%) Web Services
9 1 (5.88%) WSDL
9 1 (5.88%) XML
9 1 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) Graphic Design
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Front End Development
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
4 8 (47.06%) UX Design
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) Dart
3 8 (47.06%) ECMAScript
3 8 (47.06%) TypeScript
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) ES6