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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 445 551 -
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 139 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.029% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 108 9 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+32.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
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
6674 5761 5953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.04% 11.97% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4342 3772 3435
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 2014.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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 +105 102 £450 +20.00% 28
East of England - 12 £455 - 2
South East - 10 £350 - 1
South West - 7 £340 - 4
West Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £210 - 3
North West - - - - 2
Grunt
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Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 232 (94.69%) JavaScript
2 207 (84.49%) HTML
2 207 (84.49%) CSS
3 168 (68.57%) HTML5
4 148 (60.41%) AngularJS
5 119 (48.57%) CSS3
6 112 (45.71%) jQuery
7 88 (35.92%) OO
8 87 (35.51%) Sass
9 85 (34.69%) Node.js
10 80 (32.65%) Git (software)
11 79 (32.24%) TDD
12 77 (31.43%) Bower
13 73 (29.80%) Jasmine
14 72 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
15 66 (26.94%) Java
16 63 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
17 54 (22.04%) Backbone.js
18 51 (20.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 43 (17.55%) Web Development
20 42 (17.14%) Subversion
21 40 (16.33%) Linux
22 38 (15.51%) MVC
23 35 (14.29%) Adobe
23 35 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 35 (14.29%) Apache Flex
24 34 (13.88%) WebDriver
24 34 (13.88%) Scrum
25 32 (13.06%) Open Source
25 32 (13.06%) LESS

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 85 (34.69%) Node.js
2 17 (6.94%) CMS
3 13 (5.31%) Apache
4 8 (3.27%) Confluence
5 5 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.63%) nginx
6 4 (1.63%) lighttpd
6 4 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.82%) Drupal
9 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (2.45%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.49%) GitHub
2 7 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.16%) Internet
2 3 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.35%) MySQL
2 14 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.63%) Redis
6 3 (1.22%) Big Data
6 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 80 (32.65%) Git (software)
2 77 (31.43%) Bower
3 73 (29.80%) Jasmine
4 42 (17.14%) Subversion
5 34 (13.88%) WebDriver
6 32 (13.06%) Yeoman
7 28 (11.43%) Karma Test Runner
8 26 (10.61%) Mocha
9 23 (9.39%) Jenkins
10 13 (5.31%) QUnit
11 9 (3.67%) JIRA
12 8 (3.27%) Ant
12 8 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.86%) Selenium
13 7 (2.86%) Maven
14 6 (2.45%) PHPUnit
15 5 (2.04%) PhantomJS
16 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
16 4 (1.63%) TeamCity
17 3 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (6.53%) Banking
2 13 (5.31%) Front Office
3 12 (4.90%) Finance
4 7 (2.86%) Back Office
4 7 (2.86%) Retail
5 6 (2.45%) Marketing
5 6 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.63%) Games
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) International Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 216 (88.16%) Developer
2 104 (42.45%) Front-End Developer
3 62 (25.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 49 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 27 (11.02%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 11 (4.49%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 7 (2.86%) UI Developer
8 7 (2.86%) UI Programmer
9 6 (2.45%) Architect
9 6 (2.45%) PHP Developer
10 5 (2.04%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (2.04%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.04%) Applications Developer
11 4 (1.63%) Senior Applications Developer
11 4 (1.63%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (1.63%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (1.63%) Mobile Web Developer
12 3 (1.22%) Designer
12 3 (1.22%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (84.49%) HTML
1 207 (84.49%) CSS
2 168 (68.57%) HTML5
3 148 (60.41%) AngularJS
4 119 (48.57%) CSS3
5 112 (45.71%) jQuery
6 87 (35.51%) Sass
7 54 (22.04%) Backbone.js
8 51 (20.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 35 (14.29%) Apache Flex
10 32 (13.06%) LESS
11 31 (12.65%) RESTful
12 28 (11.43%) JSON
13 24 (9.80%) XHTML
14 22 (8.98%) REST
14 22 (8.98%) Mustache
15 18 (7.35%) Ajax
16 17 (6.94%) .NET
16 17 (6.94%) Web Services
17 13 (5.31%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (13.06%) Open Source
3 19 (7.76%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.71%) RIA
5 12 (4.90%) Visualisation
5 12 (4.90%) Animation
6 5 (2.04%) W3C
7 4 (1.63%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.22%) Physics
8 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.22%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.22%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.22%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.22%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.82%) Equities
10 1 (0.41%) iPhone
10 1 (0.41%) New Media
10 1 (0.41%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.33%) Linux
2 23 (9.39%) UNIX
3 11 (4.49%) Windows
4 9 (3.67%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.45%) Android
6 5 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.63%) AIX
8 3 (1.22%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.22%) CentOS
8 3 (1.22%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.41%) Debian
9 1 (0.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.92%) OO
2 79 (32.24%) TDD
3 72 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 43 (17.55%) Web Development
6 38 (15.51%) MVC
7 34 (13.88%) Scrum
8 30 (12.24%) Web Design
9 25 (10.20%) Unit Testing
9 25 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 22 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (8.98%) BDD
11 19 (7.76%) Low Latency
12 9 (3.67%) Test Scripting
12 9 (3.67%) User Experience Design
13 8 (3.27%) Automated Testing
13 8 (3.27%) Risk Management
13 8 (3.27%) Workflow
14 7 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
15 6 (2.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 232 (94.69%) JavaScript
2 66 (26.94%) Java
3 19 (7.76%) PHP
4 15 (6.12%) C#
5 14 (5.71%) Ruby
6 11 (4.49%) Python
7 7 (2.86%) Perl
7 7 (2.86%) ActionScript
8 5 (2.04%) SQL
8 5 (2.04%) C++
9 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.22%) Clojure
11 2 (0.82%) PHP5
12 1 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PhD
4 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.41%) QA
1 1 (0.41%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.22%) VirtualBox
1 3 (1.22%) vCloud
1 3 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (3.67%) Puppet
2 8 (3.27%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (14.29%) Adobe
2 11 (4.49%) Twitter
3 9 (3.67%) ATG
4 7 (2.86%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.86%) Google
5 4 (1.63%) IBM
5 4 (1.63%) Facebook
6 3 (1.22%) VMware
6 3 (1.22%) EMC
7 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.41%) Zend
7 1 (0.41%) Sencha
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