The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 80 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.078% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.07% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
163 117 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.73% 9.12% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 63 39
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grunt across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grunt across the Edinburgh region.

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 11 (52.38%) CMS
4 11 (52.38%) OOCSS
5 10 (47.62%) Web Development
6 8 (38.10%) Banking
7 7 (33.33%) HTML5
7 7 (33.33%) CSS3
7 7 (33.33%) Sass
7 7 (33.33%) Bower
7 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 6 (28.57%) Retail
8 6 (28.57%) Java
9 5 (23.81%) LESS
10 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (19.05%) User Experience
10 4 (19.05%) Laravel
10 4 (19.05%) D3.js
10 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
10 4 (19.05%) PHP
10 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (19.05%) SVG
10 4 (19.05%) MVC

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (52.38%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Bower
3 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
3 4 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Front-End Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Web Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (66.67%) jQuery
3 11 (52.38%) OOCSS
4 7 (33.33%) Sass
4 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) CSS3
5 5 (23.81%) LESS
6 4 (19.05%) JSF
6 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (19.05%) Laravel
6 4 (19.05%) D3.js
6 4 (19.05%) SVG
6 4 (19.05%) JavaBeans
7 2 (9.52%) Spring
8 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 10 (47.62%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) PHP