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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 361 492 500
Rank change year-on-year
+131 +8
Contract jobs citing Grunt 204 38 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.085% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.28% 0.72% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 26 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
6220 5281 4956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.47% 11.87% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4267 3431 3142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 123 201
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +135 159 £413 -8.33% 44
South East -4 21 £375 +56.25% 13
East of England +4 8 £277 -24.88% 4
Yorkshire +4 4 £375 +57.89% 2
North West -7 4 £366 -2.33% 4
West Midlands - 2 £325 - 1
South West - - - - 2
Grunt
UK

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 346 (93.51%) JavaScript
2 327 (88.38%) HTML
3 312 (84.32%) CSS
4 280 (75.68%) HTML5
5 222 (60.00%) AngularJS
6 213 (57.57%) CSS3
7 189 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
8 157 (42.43%) OO
9 156 (42.16%) TDD
10 145 (39.19%) jQuery
11 137 (37.03%) Node.js
12 130 (35.14%) Bower
13 117 (31.62%) Sass
14 110 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
15 106 (28.65%) Java
16 104 (28.11%) Backbone.js
17 100 (27.03%) Git (software)
18 96 (25.95%) User Experience
19 73 (19.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 67 (18.11%) Jasmine
21 65 (17.57%) Scrum
22 55 (14.86%) MVC
22 55 (14.86%) BDD
23 49 (13.24%) JSON
23 49 (13.24%) KnockoutJS
24 45 (12.16%) Software Engineering
25 41 (11.08%) RESTful
26 39 (10.54%) LESS
27 38 (10.27%) Karma Test Runner
27 38 (10.27%) Unit Testing

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 137 (37.03%) Node.js
2 16 (4.32%) CMS
3 15 (4.05%) Apache
4 13 (3.51%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (1.89%) lighttpd
5 7 (1.89%) WordPress
6 5 (1.35%) Drupal
7 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) nginx
10 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) IIS
10 1 (0.27%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.08%) Fireworks
2 4 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.54%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.89%) Heroku
1 7 (1.89%) GitHub
2 5 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.08%) SaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.54%) Route 53
4 2 (0.54%) Force.com
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.54%) ElastiCache
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.30%) Internet
2 7 (1.89%) HTTP
3 4 (1.08%) LDAP
4 3 (0.81%) DVB
5 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.32%) MongoDB
2 10 (2.70%) MySQL
3 8 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.62%) Redis
5 3 (0.81%) Neo4j
5 3 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.27%) Big Data
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 130 (35.14%) Bower
2 100 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 67 (18.11%) Jasmine
4 38 (10.27%) Karma Test Runner
5 36 (9.73%) WebDriver
6 34 (9.19%) Subversion
7 23 (6.22%) Jenkins
8 21 (5.68%) Yeoman
9 16 (4.32%) QUnit
10 15 (4.05%) Mocha
11 12 (3.24%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.97%) Selenium
13 10 (2.70%) Maven
14 8 (2.16%) Ant
15 7 (1.89%) PhantomJS
16 6 (1.62%) PHPUnit
17 5 (1.35%) Cucumber
17 5 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (1.35%) Fiddler
17 5 (1.35%) CasperJS
General
1 37 (10.00%) Banking
2 27 (7.30%) Finance
3 25 (6.76%) Games
4 20 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.86%) Marketing
6 6 (1.62%) Retail
6 6 (1.62%) Front Office
7 4 (1.08%) Publishing
8 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.54%) Hindi Language
10 1 (0.27%) International Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 340 (91.89%) Developer
2 132 (35.68%) Front-End Developer
3 110 (29.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 65 (17.57%) Web Developer
5 45 (12.16%) Senior Developer
6 22 (5.95%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 14 (3.78%) Senior Web Developer
8 13 (3.51%) UI Developer
8 13 (3.51%) UI Programmer
9 9 (2.43%) Java Developer
10 8 (2.16%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 7 (1.89%) PHP Developer
11 7 (1.89%) Applications Developer
12 6 (1.62%) Mobile Developer
13 5 (1.35%) Front-End Web Developer
13 5 (1.35%) Mobile Web Developer
13 5 (1.35%) WordPress Developer
13 5 (1.35%) HTML Developer
14 4 (1.08%) Senior Applications Developer
14 4 (1.08%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (88.38%) HTML
2 312 (84.32%) CSS
3 280 (75.68%) HTML5
4 222 (60.00%) AngularJS
5 213 (57.57%) CSS3
6 145 (39.19%) jQuery
7 117 (31.62%) Sass
8 104 (28.11%) Backbone.js
9 73 (19.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 49 (13.24%) KnockoutJS
10 49 (13.24%) JSON
11 41 (11.08%) RESTful
12 39 (10.54%) LESS
13 35 (9.46%) REST
14 28 (7.57%) .NET
14 28 (7.57%) Web Services
15 26 (7.03%) Ajax
15 26 (7.03%) D3.js
16 25 (6.76%) Underscore.js
17 18 (4.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (25.95%) User Experience
2 31 (8.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.76%) RIA
5 20 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 19 (5.14%) Open Source
7 13 (3.51%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.97%) Digital Media
9 10 (2.70%) W3C
10 7 (1.89%) Animation
11 6 (1.62%) Online Games
11 6 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.08%) Blog
12 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.81%) Interactive TV
13 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.54%) Equities
15 1 (0.27%) Mobile Games
15 1 (0.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.38%) Linux
2 14 (3.78%) Android
3 13 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.43%) Windows
5 5 (1.35%) UNIX
5 5 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.08%) VMS
6 4 (1.08%) CentOS
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (42.43%) OO
3 156 (42.16%) TDD
4 110 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 65 (17.57%) Scrum
6 55 (14.86%) MVC
6 55 (14.86%) BDD
7 45 (12.16%) Software Engineering
8 38 (10.27%) Unit Testing
9 34 (9.19%) Web Development
10 31 (8.38%) E-Commerce
11 28 (7.57%) Web Design
12 21 (5.68%) OOP
13 19 (5.14%) Analytics
14 18 (4.86%) Test Automation
15 15 (4.05%) Refactoring
16 13 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (3.51%) Progressive Enhancement
17 12 (3.24%) Mentoring
18 11 (2.97%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 346 (93.51%) JavaScript
2 106 (28.65%) Java
3 26 (7.03%) PHP
4 22 (5.95%) Ruby
5 16 (4.32%) Python
6 11 (2.97%) C#
7 9 (2.43%) Perl
8 7 (1.89%) SQL
8 7 (1.89%) ActionScript
9 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.08%) C++
10 4 (1.08%) Clojure
11 2 (0.54%) R
11 2 (0.54%) Scala
11 2 (0.54%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.27%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.27%) Golang
12 1 (0.27%) Ada
12 1 (0.27%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.27%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 9 (2.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) StatsD
2 1 (0.27%) Ansible
2 1 (0.27%) Graphite
Vendors
1 18 (4.86%) Adobe
2 15 (4.05%) Google
3 6 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.08%) Facebook
4 4 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle
5 3 (0.81%) Zend
5 3 (0.81%) Sitecore
5 3 (0.81%) Twitter
5 3 (0.81%) Perforce
6 2 (0.54%) Foundry
6 2 (0.54%) Maxymiser
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft
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