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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 343 458 541
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +83
Contract jobs citing Grunt 257 105 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.22% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 1.71% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 75 8
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £288
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +19.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
6672 6127 5155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.41% 12.80% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4457 3970 3273
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 131 145
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £32.50 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 6 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 6 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 +94 175 £375 -11.76% 62
East of England +16 22 £325 -13.33% 5
South East -3 19 £375 +11.94% 10
East Midlands +3 14 £300 -14.28% 3
South West - 12 £350 - 1
North West - 6 £350 - 5
West Midlands 0 5 £330 +11.39% 4
Yorkshire -22 2 £475 +74.31% 4
Grunt
UK

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 453 (95.77%) JavaScript
2 421 (89.01%) HTML
2 421 (89.01%) CSS
3 328 (69.34%) HTML5
4 257 (54.33%) CSS3
5 254 (53.70%) AngularJS
6 233 (49.26%) Node.js
7 225 (47.57%) jQuery
8 217 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
9 206 (43.55%) Sass
10 173 (36.58%) Responsive Web Design
11 172 (36.36%) Bower
11 172 (36.36%) OO
12 168 (35.52%) TDD
13 155 (32.77%) Backbone.js
14 154 (32.56%) Git (software)
15 128 (27.06%) gulp
16 116 (24.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 115 (24.31%) Jasmine
18 102 (21.56%) Java
19 81 (17.12%) User Experience
20 78 (16.49%) RESTful
21 75 (15.86%) LESS
22 72 (15.22%) Scrum
23 69 (14.59%) MVC
24 65 (13.74%) Mocha
25 64 (13.53%) BDD
25 64 (13.53%) JSON
26 63 (13.32%) PHP
27 62 (13.11%) Ajax

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 233 (49.26%) Node.js
2 35 (7.40%) CMS
3 20 (4.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.69%) WordPress
6 7 (1.48%) Drupal
6 7 (1.48%) nginx
7 5 (1.06%) Confluence
7 5 (1.06%) Apache
7 5 (1.06%) IIS
8 4 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.42%) JBoss
9 2 (0.42%) SAS
10 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 36 (7.61%) Photoshop
2 21 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.90%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.42%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Tridion
2 5 (1.06%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.96%) GitHub
4 4 (0.85%) SaaS
5 3 (0.63%) Force.com
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.75%) HTTP
2 11 (2.33%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) DNS
4 1 (0.21%) SSL
4 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.55%) MySQL
2 29 (6.13%) MongoDB
3 11 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.11%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.63%) Redis
8 2 (0.42%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) KDB
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 172 (36.36%) Bower
2 154 (32.56%) Git (software)
3 128 (27.06%) gulp
4 115 (24.31%) Jasmine
5 65 (13.74%) Mocha
6 38 (8.03%) Subversion
7 29 (6.13%) Karma Test Runner
8 28 (5.92%) Maven
9 27 (5.71%) Jenkins
10 17 (3.59%) QUnit
11 16 (3.38%) webpack
12 14 (2.96%) JSHint
12 14 (2.96%) Yeoman
12 14 (2.96%) Selenium
13 13 (2.75%) Cucumber
13 13 (2.75%) WebDriver
14 11 (2.33%) PhantomJS
15 10 (2.11%) Sublime Text
16 9 (1.90%) JIRA
16 9 (1.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (9.73%) Banking
2 33 (6.98%) Finance
3 26 (5.50%) Games
4 25 (5.29%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.65%) Retail
6 19 (4.02%) Marketing
7 8 (1.69%) Publishing
7 8 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.06%) Advertising
9 4 (0.85%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) Electronics
10 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.42%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 440 (93.02%) Developer
2 211 (44.61%) Front-End Developer
3 134 (28.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 64 (13.53%) Web Developer
5 37 (7.82%) Senior Developer
6 28 (5.92%) UI Developer
7 27 (5.71%) UI Programmer
8 18 (3.81%) Front-End Web Developer
8 18 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (3.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 10 (2.11%) Java Developer
10 10 (2.11%) Senior Web Developer
11 9 (1.90%) Mobile Developer
12 8 (1.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 8 (1.69%) Node.js Developer
12 8 (1.69%) Lead Developer
13 7 (1.48%) PHP Developer
14 6 (1.27%) .NET Developer
14 6 (1.27%) Designer
15 5 (1.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (89.01%) HTML
1 421 (89.01%) CSS
2 328 (69.34%) HTML5
3 257 (54.33%) CSS3
4 254 (53.70%) AngularJS
5 225 (47.57%) jQuery
6 206 (43.55%) Sass
7 155 (32.77%) Backbone.js
8 116 (24.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 78 (16.49%) RESTful
10 75 (15.86%) LESS
11 64 (13.53%) JSON
12 62 (13.11%) Ajax
13 59 (12.47%) Web Services
14 42 (8.88%) React
15 36 (7.61%) Ember.js
16 29 (6.13%) XHTML
17 27 (5.71%) .NET
18 23 (4.86%) XML
18 23 (4.86%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (17.12%) User Experience
2 16 (3.38%) W3C
3 15 (3.17%) Social Media
4 9 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.90%) Market Risk
5 7 (1.48%) RIA
5 7 (1.48%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.06%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (0.85%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.42%) iPad
9 2 (0.42%) Animation
9 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.21%) BBC
10 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.07%) Linux
2 9 (1.90%) UNIX
2 9 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.69%) Android
4 7 (1.48%) Windows
4 7 (1.48%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.63%) CentOS
8 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (36.58%) Responsive Web Design
3 172 (36.36%) OO
4 168 (35.52%) TDD
5 72 (15.22%) Scrum
6 69 (14.59%) MVC
7 64 (13.53%) BDD
8 50 (10.57%) Web Development
8 50 (10.57%) E-Commerce
9 49 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (9.94%) Web Design
10 47 (9.94%) Software Engineering
11 37 (7.82%) Unit Testing
12 27 (5.71%) OOP
13 26 (5.50%) Progressive Enhancement
14 24 (5.07%) Dependency Management
15 23 (4.86%) Analytics
16 20 (4.23%) SOA
17 16 (3.38%) Pair Programming
17 16 (3.38%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 453 (95.77%) JavaScript
2 102 (21.56%) Java
3 63 (13.32%) PHP
4 22 (4.65%) Python
4 22 (4.65%) C#
5 15 (3.17%) Ruby
6 9 (1.90%) SQL
6 9 (1.90%) TypeScript
7 8 (1.69%) C
8 5 (1.06%) PHP5
8 5 (1.06%) ECMAScript
8 5 (1.06%) Dart
8 5 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (0.85%) Groovy
9 4 (0.85%) Scala
9 4 (0.85%) Apex Code
9 4 (0.85%) Perl
10 3 (0.63%) PHP4
10 3 (0.63%) F#
11 2 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (2.96%) Degree
2 3 (0.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.90%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.27%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (2.54%) Adobe
2 10 (2.11%) Oracle
3 9 (1.90%) Google
4 8 (1.69%) Twitter
5 7 (1.48%) Zend
6 5 (1.06%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.06%) Facebook
6 5 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.63%) Maxymiser
8 3 (0.63%) Apigee
9 2 (0.42%) Foundry
10 1 (0.21%) hybris
10 1 (0.21%) VMware
10 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.21%) HP
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