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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 358 450 558
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +108
Contract jobs citing Grunt 273 139 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.27% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.61% 2.08% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 108 9
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +32.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.12 £80.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.35% -
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
7553 6698 5770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.02% 13.09% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5036 4352 3774
Average daily rate £410 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 123 123
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +72 185 £400 -11.11% 46
South East 0 34 £313 -10.71% 10
North West - 16 £381 - 12
East of England +6 12 £340 -25.27%
South West 0 12 £375 +10.29% 1
Yorkshire -24 7 £475 +126.19% 7
West Midlands +7 3 £300 - 4
East Midlands -8 3 £400 - 4
Grunt
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Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 477 (94.64%) JavaScript
2 456 (90.48%) HTML
3 447 (88.69%) CSS
4 363 (72.02%) HTML5
5 264 (52.38%) CSS3
6 260 (51.59%) AngularJS
7 240 (47.62%) Sass
8 235 (46.63%) jQuery
9 234 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
10 215 (42.66%) Node.js
11 199 (39.48%) Git (software)
12 178 (35.32%) OO
13 157 (31.15%) Bower
14 155 (30.75%) gulp
15 151 (29.96%) Responsive Web Design
16 150 (29.76%) TDD
17 144 (28.57%) Backbone.js
18 133 (26.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 115 (22.82%) Jasmine
20 92 (18.25%) RESTful
21 89 (17.66%) Java
22 87 (17.26%) MVC
23 84 (16.67%) LESS
24 81 (16.07%) PHP
25 76 (15.08%) Scrum
26 72 (14.29%) User Experience
27 64 (12.70%) Ajax
28 63 (12.50%) BDD
29 57 (11.31%) E-Commerce
30 56 (11.11%) Unit Testing

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 215 (42.66%) Node.js
2 25 (4.96%) CMS
3 19 (3.77%) Apache
4 18 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (3.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (2.18%) WordPress
6 11 (2.18%) Confluence
7 10 (1.98%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.39%) Drupal
8 7 (1.39%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.39%) nginx
9 4 (0.79%) IIS
10 2 (0.40%) JBoss
10 2 (0.40%) SAS
10 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (7.74%) Photoshop
2 17 (3.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (0.79%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.60%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.79%) Magento
2 8 (1.59%) Tridion
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (3.57%) GitHub
2 13 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.99%) SaaS
4 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.18%) HTTP
2 7 (1.39%) Internet
3 4 (0.79%) DNS
4 3 (0.60%) SSL
5 2 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.53%) MongoDB
2 37 (7.34%) MySQL
3 11 (2.18%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.79%) Redis
5 7 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.79%) CouchDB
8 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.20%) Big Data
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 199 (39.48%) Git (software)
2 157 (31.15%) Bower
3 155 (30.75%) gulp
4 115 (22.82%) Jasmine
5 54 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 48 (9.52%) Mocha
7 34 (6.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 32 (6.35%) Subversion
9 30 (5.95%) Maven
10 20 (3.97%) JIRA
11 17 (3.37%) Cucumber
11 17 (3.37%) JSHint
12 16 (3.17%) WebDriver
12 16 (3.17%) Visual Studio
13 14 (2.78%) PHPUnit
14 13 (2.58%) Eclipse
14 13 (2.58%) IntelliJ
14 13 (2.58%) PhantomJS
14 13 (2.58%) Sublime Text
15 12 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 40 (7.94%) Banking
2 35 (6.94%) Finance
3 26 (5.16%) Retail
4 24 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.17%) Games
6 17 (3.37%) Marketing
7 14 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.19%) Advertising
8 6 (1.19%) Publishing
9 3 (0.60%) Front Office
10 2 (0.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 479 (95.04%) Developer
2 238 (47.22%) Front-End Developer
3 134 (26.59%) JavaScript Developer
4 65 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 43 (8.53%) Senior Developer
6 39 (7.74%) UI Developer
7 38 (7.54%) UI Programmer
8 22 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 22 (4.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 21 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
10 20 (3.97%) PHP Developer
11 11 (2.18%) Java Developer
11 11 (2.18%) .NET Developer
11 11 (2.18%) Node.js Developer
12 10 (1.98%) Mobile Developer
12 10 (1.98%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 7 (1.39%) Senior Web Developer
14 6 (1.19%) Lead Developer
15 5 (0.99%) Designer
15 5 (0.99%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (90.48%) HTML
2 447 (88.69%) CSS
3 363 (72.02%) HTML5
4 264 (52.38%) CSS3
5 260 (51.59%) AngularJS
6 240 (47.62%) Sass
7 235 (46.63%) jQuery
8 144 (28.57%) Backbone.js
9 133 (26.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 92 (18.25%) RESTful
11 84 (16.67%) LESS
12 64 (12.70%) Ajax
13 53 (10.52%) JSON
13 53 (10.52%) Web Services
14 45 (8.93%) React
15 41 (8.13%) REST
16 37 (7.34%) .NET
17 32 (6.35%) Ember.js
18 24 (4.76%) Semantic HTML
18 24 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.29%) User Experience
2 15 (2.98%) W3C
3 10 (1.98%) Market Risk
3 10 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.59%) Graphic Design
5 7 (1.39%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.19%) RIA
6 6 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (0.99%) Social Media
8 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.60%) Animation
9 2 (0.40%) Online Games
9 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.40%) Social Network
9 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.20%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.20%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.20%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.98%) Linux
2 10 (1.98%) Android
2 10 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.19%) Windows
4 5 (0.99%) CentOS
5 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.60%) UNIX
7 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (35.32%) OO
3 151 (29.96%) Responsive Web Design
4 150 (29.76%) TDD
5 87 (17.26%) MVC
6 76 (15.08%) Scrum
7 63 (12.50%) BDD
8 57 (11.31%) E-Commerce
9 56 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 43 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (8.13%) OOP
11 41 (8.13%) Software Engineering
12 37 (7.34%) Web Design
13 35 (6.94%) Web Development
14 27 (5.36%) Analytics
15 25 (4.96%) Progressive Enhancement
16 24 (4.76%) SOA
17 19 (3.77%) Dependency Management
18 17 (3.37%) Kanban
19 16 (3.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 477 (94.64%) JavaScript
2 89 (17.66%) Java
3 81 (16.07%) PHP
4 25 (4.96%) C#
5 24 (4.76%) Ruby
6 19 (3.77%) Python
7 15 (2.98%) SQL
8 14 (2.78%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.18%) Scala
10 9 (1.79%) Dart
10 9 (1.79%) ECMAScript
10 9 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.39%) PHP5
12 5 (0.99%) Groovy
12 5 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (0.99%) Go
12 5 (0.99%) C
13 3 (0.60%) Perl
13 3 (0.60%) PHP4
14 2 (0.40%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (1.19%) Degree
2 4 (0.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.19%) WCAG
2 4 (0.79%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (1.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) HDFS
2 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (2.38%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.60%) Puppet
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (2.38%) Adobe
1 12 (2.38%) Oracle
2 9 (1.79%) Google
3 8 (1.59%) Zend
4 7 (1.39%) Twitter
5 6 (1.19%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.79%) Facebook
7 3 (0.60%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.60%) Apigee
8 2 (0.40%) hybris
9 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.20%) Demandware
9 1 (0.20%) Ektron
9 1 (0.20%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.20%) Siebel
9 1 (0.20%) HP
9 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.20%) ATG
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