The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 494 491 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 96 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.028% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.51% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 55 12 0
Average daily rate £383 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-25.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Grunt
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +40 69 £425 +6.25% 20
South East - 18 £335 - 5
East of England -26 6 £375 -16.66% 1
North West - 1 £375 -
South West - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Grunt
UK

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 122 (96.83%) JavaScript
2 116 (92.06%) HTML
3 114 (90.48%) CSS
4 90 (71.43%) HTML5
5 77 (61.11%) CSS3
6 62 (49.21%) Sass
7 57 (45.24%) jQuery
8 54 (42.86%) AngularJS
9 53 (42.06%) Git (software)
10 49 (38.89%) TDD
11 46 (36.51%) Responsive Web Design
11 46 (36.51%) Node.js
12 36 (28.57%) Jasmine
12 36 (28.57%) OO
13 34 (26.98%) Java
13 34 (26.98%) Subversion
14 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (19.05%) Web Design
15 24 (19.05%) Scrum
15 24 (19.05%) Bower
16 23 (18.25%) Mocha
16 23 (18.25%) Web Development
16 23 (18.25%) UNIX
17 22 (17.46%) Linux
18 21 (16.67%) LESS
19 19 (15.08%) Mustache
20 18 (14.29%) Backbone.js
20 18 (14.29%) Yeoman
21 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (12.70%) XHTML

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 46 (36.51%) Node.js
2 11 (8.73%) CMS
3 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.38%) Apache
5 2 (1.59%) WordPress
6 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) GitHub
2 4 (3.17%) Heroku
3 3 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.79%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) Internet
2 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.79%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 53 (42.06%) Git (software)
2 36 (28.57%) Jasmine
3 34 (26.98%) Subversion
4 24 (19.05%) Bower
5 23 (18.25%) Mocha
6 18 (14.29%) Yeoman
7 15 (11.90%) Jenkins
8 10 (7.94%) PhoneGap
9 9 (7.14%) Ant
10 8 (6.35%) QUnit
10 8 (6.35%) Maven
11 7 (5.56%) WebDriver
12 6 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
14 3 (2.38%) PhantomJS
15 2 (1.59%) RubyGems
15 2 (1.59%) PHPUnit
16 1 (0.79%) NUnit
16 1 (0.79%) JIRA
16 1 (0.79%) Gradle
General
1 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Retail
3 6 (4.76%) Back Office
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 3 (2.38%) Front Office
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (86.51%) Developer
2 72 (57.14%) Front-End Developer
3 23 (18.25%) Web Developer
4 19 (15.08%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (10.32%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Mobile Web Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Architect
11 2 (1.59%) Technical Specialist
11 2 (1.59%) Java Developer
12 1 (0.79%) .NET Developer
12 1 (0.79%) Senior Software Engineer
12 1 (0.79%) HTML Developer
12 1 (0.79%) Java Swing Developer
12 1 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 1 (0.79%) Analyst
12 1 (0.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (92.06%) HTML
2 114 (90.48%) CSS
3 90 (71.43%) HTML5
4 77 (61.11%) CSS3
5 62 (49.21%) Sass
6 57 (45.24%) jQuery
7 54 (42.86%) AngularJS
8 21 (16.67%) LESS
9 19 (15.08%) Mustache
10 18 (14.29%) Backbone.js
11 16 (12.70%) XHTML
12 15 (11.90%) OOCSS
13 13 (10.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (9.52%) JSON
14 12 (9.52%) JSP
15 8 (6.35%) RESTful
15 8 (6.35%) .NET
16 7 (5.56%) JSTL
16 7 (5.56%) Apache Flex
17 6 (4.76%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Open Source
2 8 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.76%) Animation
5 5 (3.97%) W3C
6 3 (2.38%) RIA
6 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.38%) iPhone
6 3 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.59%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.25%) UNIX
2 22 (17.46%) Linux
3 10 (7.94%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.94%) Windows
4 9 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 9 (7.14%) Android
4 9 (7.14%) Windows Phone
4 9 (7.14%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (3.97%) AIX
6 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.79%) Debian
6 1 (0.79%) Fedora
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (38.89%) TDD
2 46 (36.51%) Responsive Web Design
3 36 (28.57%) OO
4 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (19.05%) Web Design
5 24 (19.05%) Scrum
6 23 (18.25%) Web Development
7 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.11%) MVC
9 13 (10.32%) Unit Testing
10 11 (8.73%) BDD
11 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.56%) Test Scripting
13 5 (3.97%) Pair Programming
13 5 (3.97%) Low Latency
14 4 (3.17%) iOS Development
14 4 (3.17%) Software Engineering
15 3 (2.38%) Graceful Degradation
15 3 (2.38%) Android Development
15 3 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 122 (96.83%) JavaScript
2 34 (26.98%) Java
3 10 (7.94%) PHP
4 9 (7.14%) C#
5 6 (4.76%) Objective-C
6 5 (3.97%) Ruby
7 4 (3.17%) Python
8 2 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.59%) SQL
8 2 (1.59%) PHP5
8 2 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.79%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) PMP
3 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Puppet
2 2 (1.59%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) Adobe
2 7 (5.56%) ATG
3 6 (4.76%) Google
4 5 (3.97%) IBM
4 5 (3.97%) Twitter
5 2 (1.59%) Zend
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.79%) Apple
6 1 (0.79%) Foundry
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Rate: £0 - £32,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300.00 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £240 - £320 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 14 days ago