The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grunt
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing Grunt 3 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.070% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.01% 0.54% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Median daily rate £270 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £450 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
149 186 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.51% 13.05% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 106 92
Median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Grunt as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) Jasmine
3 4 (57.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (57.14%) gulp
3 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) ES6
4 3 (42.86%) LESS
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) Drupal
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
5 2 (28.57%) EPiServer
5 2 (28.57%) WordPress
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
1 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) gulp
1 4 (57.14%) Jasmine
1 4 (57.14%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (28.57%) Bower
2 2 (28.57%) Protractor
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) CSS3
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) LESS
2 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) React
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) ES6
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) EPiServer
2 1 (14.29%) OpenText