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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 416 555 -
Rank change year-on-year
+139 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 155 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.033% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.32% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 123 8 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -
Grunt
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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
6682 5796 6019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.86% 11.98% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4466 3825 3421
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 £288 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 119 204
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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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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 +103 115 £425 +7.59% 19
East of England - 13 £455 - 3
South East -10 10 £340 -2.85% 6
South West - 10 £340 - 2
West Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
Grunt
UK

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 256 (95.17%) JavaScript
2 226 (84.01%) HTML
3 225 (83.64%) CSS
4 185 (68.77%) HTML5
5 167 (62.08%) AngularJS
6 130 (48.33%) CSS3
7 124 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (45.72%) jQuery
9 102 (37.92%) OO
10 92 (34.20%) Node.js
10 92 (34.20%) Sass
11 90 (33.46%) Bower
12 84 (31.23%) User Experience
12 84 (31.23%) TDD
13 82 (30.48%) Git (software)
14 77 (28.62%) Jasmine
15 74 (27.51%) Java
16 68 (25.28%) Responsive Web Design
17 59 (21.93%) Backbone.js
18 58 (21.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 46 (17.10%) Web Development
20 43 (15.99%) Subversion
21 40 (14.87%) MVC
22 39 (14.50%) Linux
22 39 (14.50%) WebDriver
23 38 (14.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 37 (13.75%) Apache Flex
24 37 (13.75%) LESS
25 36 (13.38%) Scrum
26 35 (13.01%) Adobe

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 92 (34.20%) Node.js
2 16 (5.95%) CMS
3 14 (5.20%) Apache
4 8 (2.97%) Confluence
5 6 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.49%) nginx
7 4 (1.49%) lighttpd
8 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.74%) Drupal
10 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (4.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.72%) GitHub
2 6 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.55%) Internet
2 3 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.06%) MySQL
2 14 (5.20%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.09%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.72%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.86%) Redis
6 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.12%) Big Data
7 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.74%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.37%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 90 (33.46%) Bower
2 82 (30.48%) Git (software)
3 77 (28.62%) Jasmine
4 43 (15.99%) Subversion
5 39 (14.50%) WebDriver
6 32 (11.90%) Karma Test Runner
7 30 (11.15%) Yeoman
8 26 (9.67%) Mocha
9 21 (7.81%) Jenkins
10 12 (4.46%) QUnit
11 10 (3.72%) JIRA
12 8 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.60%) PHPUnit
13 7 (2.60%) Selenium
13 7 (2.60%) Maven
14 6 (2.23%) Ant
15 5 (1.86%) Eclipse
15 5 (1.86%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.86%) PhantomJS
16 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (7.43%) Banking
2 14 (5.20%) Front Office
3 13 (4.83%) Finance
4 8 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.60%) Retail
5 7 (2.60%) Back Office
5 7 (2.60%) Marketing
6 4 (1.49%) Games
6 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
7 2 (0.74%) International Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 241 (89.59%) Developer
2 114 (42.38%) Front-End Developer
3 74 (27.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 53 (19.70%) Web Developer
5 28 (10.41%) Senior Developer
6 13 (4.83%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 11 (4.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 8 (2.97%) UI Programmer
8 8 (2.97%) UI Developer
9 7 (2.60%) Java Developer
9 7 (2.60%) PHP Developer
10 6 (2.23%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (1.86%) Applications Developer
12 4 (1.49%) Architect
12 4 (1.49%) Senior Applications Developer
12 4 (1.49%) Front-End Web Developer
13 3 (1.12%) Designer
13 3 (1.12%) HTML Developer
13 3 (1.12%) Lead Developer
14 2 (0.74%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (84.01%) HTML
2 225 (83.64%) CSS
3 185 (68.77%) HTML5
4 167 (62.08%) AngularJS
5 130 (48.33%) CSS3
6 123 (45.72%) jQuery
7 92 (34.20%) Sass
8 59 (21.93%) Backbone.js
9 58 (21.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 37 (13.75%) LESS
10 37 (13.75%) Apache Flex
11 35 (13.01%) JSON
12 32 (11.90%) RESTful
13 26 (9.67%) REST
13 26 (9.67%) Ajax
14 25 (9.29%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (8.55%) Mustache
15 23 (8.55%) XHTML
16 19 (7.06%) .NET
17 18 (6.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 84 (31.23%) User Experience
2 38 (14.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (11.52%) Open Source
4 18 (6.69%) Mobile App
5 16 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.95%) RIA
6 15 (5.58%) Visualisation
7 12 (4.46%) Animation
8 5 (1.86%) W3C
8 5 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.49%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.49%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.12%) Physics
10 3 (1.12%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.12%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.12%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.74%) Equities
12 1 (0.37%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.50%) Linux
2 21 (7.81%) UNIX
3 9 (3.35%) Windows
3 9 (3.35%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.12%) Android
4 3 (1.12%) CentOS
5 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.37%) Debian
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (37.92%) OO
3 84 (31.23%) TDD
4 68 (25.28%) Responsive Web Design
5 46 (17.10%) Web Development
6 40 (14.87%) MVC
7 36 (13.38%) Scrum
8 30 (11.15%) Web Design
8 30 (11.15%) E-Commerce
9 27 (10.04%) Unit Testing
10 25 (9.29%) BDD
11 22 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (7.06%) Low Latency
13 10 (3.72%) Automated Testing
13 10 (3.72%) User Experience Design
13 10 (3.72%) Workflow
14 9 (3.35%) Test Scripting
15 8 (2.97%) Risk Management
15 8 (2.97%) Mobile Application Development
16 7 (2.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 256 (95.17%) JavaScript
2 74 (27.51%) Java
3 21 (7.81%) PHP
4 15 (5.58%) C#
5 14 (5.20%) Ruby
6 11 (4.09%) Python
7 8 (2.97%) Perl
7 8 (2.97%) ActionScript
8 5 (1.86%) C++
8 5 (1.86%) Clojure
9 4 (1.49%) SQL
10 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.37%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.37%) Lisp
11 1 (0.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (3.72%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.23%) Degree
4 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.37%) PhD
4 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.37%) WAI
1 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.12%) vCloud
2 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (2.97%) Puppet
2 7 (2.60%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (13.01%) Adobe
2 11 (4.09%) Twitter
3 9 (3.35%) ATG
4 7 (2.60%) Google
4 7 (2.60%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.49%) Facebook
6 3 (1.12%) VMware
6 3 (1.12%) EMC
7 2 (0.74%) IBM
8 1 (0.37%) Sencha
8 1 (0.37%) Zend
8 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liss
Spectrum IT
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago