The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 336 451 543
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +92
Contract jobs citing Grunt 283 121 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.25% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.07% 1.89% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 93 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.06 £80.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £80.00 -
Grunt
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in England

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in England

Grunt
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grunt across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram in England

Grunt
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grunt across the England region.

Grunt Hourly Rate Trend in England

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
London +104 205 £375 -16.66% 40
South East +4 24 £375 +7.14% 15
East of England +17 21 £340 -17.57% 3
South West +1 14 £363 -17.14% 3
North West - 7 £350 - 8
East Midlands +2 4 £400 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire -20 4 £475 +126.19% 1
West Midlands +1 3 £330 +11.39% 2
Grunt
UK

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 483 (94.71%) JavaScript
2 462 (90.59%) HTML
3 454 (89.02%) CSS
4 368 (72.16%) HTML5
5 278 (54.51%) CSS3
6 265 (51.96%) AngularJS
7 244 (47.84%) Node.js
8 242 (47.45%) jQuery
9 233 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
9 233 (45.69%) Sass
10 186 (36.47%) OO
11 183 (35.88%) Git (software)
12 180 (35.29%) Bower
13 174 (34.12%) TDD
14 173 (33.92%) Responsive Web Design
15 160 (31.37%) Backbone.js
16 149 (29.22%) gulp
17 129 (25.29%) Jasmine
18 121 (23.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 98 (19.22%) Java
20 94 (18.43%) RESTful
21 85 (16.67%) LESS
22 82 (16.08%) User Experience
23 80 (15.69%) MVC
24 79 (15.49%) Scrum
25 72 (14.12%) PHP
26 67 (13.14%) Mocha
26 67 (13.14%) Ajax
27 65 (12.75%) JSON
28 64 (12.55%) Web Services

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 244 (47.84%) Node.js
2 32 (6.27%) CMS
3 18 (3.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (2.16%) Apache
5 10 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.96%) Umbraco
6 9 (1.76%) WordPress
7 8 (1.57%) Drupal
8 7 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.37%) nginx
9 6 (1.18%) Confluence
10 5 (0.98%) IIS
11 4 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.39%) JBoss
12 2 (0.39%) SAS
13 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 38 (7.45%) Photoshop
2 23 (4.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.76%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.98%) MS Excel
5 4 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.76%) Tridion
2 5 (0.98%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.14%) GitHub
4 4 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Force.com
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.55%) HTTP
2 10 (1.96%) Internet
3 4 (0.78%) DNS
4 3 (0.59%) SSL
5 2 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.65%) MySQL
2 35 (6.86%) MongoDB
3 14 (2.75%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.18%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.18%) Redis
5 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.59%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) KDB
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) HBase
8 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 183 (35.88%) Git (software)
2 180 (35.29%) Bower
3 149 (29.22%) gulp
4 129 (25.29%) Jasmine
5 67 (13.14%) Mocha
6 40 (7.84%) Subversion
7 34 (6.67%) Maven
7 34 (6.67%) Jenkins
8 30 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
9 21 (4.12%) webpack
10 20 (3.92%) QUnit
11 17 (3.33%) JSHint
12 15 (2.94%) Selenium
13 14 (2.75%) Cucumber
13 14 (2.75%) Yeoman
14 13 (2.55%) PhantomJS
14 13 (2.55%) WebDriver
14 13 (2.55%) JIRA
15 12 (2.35%) IntelliJ
16 10 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (8.82%) Banking
2 35 (6.86%) Finance
3 27 (5.29%) Investment Banking
4 25 (4.90%) Retail
5 22 (4.31%) Games
6 17 (3.33%) Marketing
7 11 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.37%) Publishing
9 5 (0.98%) Advertising
10 4 (0.78%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 477 (93.53%) Developer
2 234 (45.88%) Front-End Developer
3 143 (28.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 67 (13.14%) Web Developer
5 43 (8.43%) Senior Developer
6 34 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 33 (6.47%) UI Programmer
8 23 (4.51%) Front-End Web Developer
9 21 (4.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 19 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
11 16 (3.14%) PHP Developer
12 11 (2.16%) Java Developer
12 11 (2.16%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.16%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 10 (1.96%) Mobile Developer
13 10 (1.96%) Senior Web Developer
14 8 (1.57%) Lead Developer
14 8 (1.57%) Node.js Developer
15 5 (0.98%) Designer
15 5 (0.98%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (90.59%) HTML
2 454 (89.02%) CSS
3 368 (72.16%) HTML5
4 278 (54.51%) CSS3
5 265 (51.96%) AngularJS
6 242 (47.45%) jQuery
7 233 (45.69%) Sass
8 160 (31.37%) Backbone.js
9 121 (23.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 94 (18.43%) RESTful
11 85 (16.67%) LESS
12 67 (13.14%) Ajax
13 65 (12.75%) JSON
14 64 (12.55%) Web Services
15 51 (10.00%) React
16 39 (7.65%) Ember.js
17 35 (6.86%) .NET
18 32 (6.27%) REST
19 28 (5.49%) XHTML
20 25 (4.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.08%) User Experience
2 18 (3.53%) Social Media
3 15 (2.94%) W3C
4 12 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.16%) Market Risk
6 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.37%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.37%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.18%) RIA
9 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.59%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.39%) Animation
11 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.39%) iPad
11 2 (0.39%) Social Network
11 2 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.10%) Linux
2 10 (1.96%) Android
2 10 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.76%) UNIX
4 7 (1.37%) Windows
4 7 (1.37%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.78%) CentOS
6 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (36.47%) OO
3 174 (34.12%) TDD
4 173 (33.92%) Responsive Web Design
5 80 (15.69%) MVC
6 79 (15.49%) Scrum
7 62 (12.16%) BDD
8 58 (11.37%) Web Development
9 53 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (9.41%) E-Commerce
11 47 (9.22%) Web Design
12 46 (9.02%) Software Engineering
13 45 (8.82%) Unit Testing
14 33 (6.47%) OOP
15 29 (5.69%) Dependency Management
16 27 (5.29%) Analytics
17 26 (5.10%) Progressive Enhancement
18 21 (4.12%) SOA
19 16 (3.14%) Pair Programming
19 16 (3.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 483 (94.71%) JavaScript
2 98 (19.22%) Java
3 72 (14.12%) PHP
4 26 (5.10%) C#
5 25 (4.90%) Python
6 20 (3.92%) Ruby
7 13 (2.55%) SQL
8 12 (2.35%) TypeScript
9 8 (1.57%) Dart
9 8 (1.57%) PHP5
9 8 (1.57%) Scala
9 8 (1.57%) C
9 8 (1.57%) ECMAScript
10 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.98%) Perl
10 5 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (0.98%) Go
10 5 (0.98%) Groovy
11 3 (0.59%) F#
11 3 (0.59%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 11 (2.16%) Degree
2 5 (0.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.18%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) HDFS
2 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.18%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.39%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Ansible
3 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (2.16%) Oracle
2 10 (1.96%) Adobe
3 8 (1.57%) Google
3 8 (1.57%) Twitter
4 7 (1.37%) Zend
5 6 (1.18%) Facebook
6 5 (0.98%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.78%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.59%) Apigee
9 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.20%) VMware
10 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.20%) HP
10 1 (0.20%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.20%) Ektron
10 1 (0.20%) hybris
10 1 (0.20%) Maxymiser
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