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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 374 483 529
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +46
Contract jobs citing Grunt 218 93 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.18% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.32% 1.48% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 53 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £268 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6565 6292 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 12.25% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 4100 3246
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 111 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.05 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +89 157 £425 - 39
South East -16 20 £375 +11.94% 10
Yorkshire - 15 £375 - 2
East Midlands - 10 £385 -
East of England +22 9 £277 -26.13% 7
North West -14 3 - - 11
West Midlands -15 2 £363 +22.88% 1
South West - 1 £425 - 4
North East - - - -
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Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 395 (92.94%) JavaScript
2 377 (88.71%) HTML
3 358 (84.24%) CSS
4 312 (73.41%) HTML5
5 237 (55.76%) CSS3
6 233 (54.82%) AngularJS
7 197 (46.35%) Node.js
8 195 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
9 185 (43.53%) TDD
10 177 (41.65%) jQuery
11 167 (39.29%) OO
12 166 (39.06%) Sass
13 164 (38.59%) Bower
14 144 (33.88%) Responsive Web Design
15 138 (32.47%) Backbone.js
16 127 (29.88%) Java
17 103 (24.24%) Git (software)
18 100 (23.53%) User Experience
19 88 (20.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 78 (18.35%) Jasmine
21 68 (16.00%) Scrum
22 62 (14.59%) BDD
23 58 (13.65%) JSON
24 57 (13.41%) Software Engineering
24 57 (13.41%) MVC
25 55 (12.94%) RESTful
26 52 (12.24%) PHP
27 51 (12.00%) Web Services
27 51 (12.00%) LESS
28 49 (11.53%) Web Development

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 197 (46.35%) Node.js
2 35 (8.24%) CMS
3 28 (6.59%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (1.88%) Drupal
5 7 (1.65%) WordPress
6 4 (0.94%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.71%) Confluence
7 3 (0.71%) Apache
8 2 (0.47%) IIS
8 2 (0.47%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) SAS
9 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (4.94%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.35%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.71%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Tridion
1 4 (0.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.18%) GitHub
4 4 (0.94%) Heroku
5 3 (0.71%) SaaS
5 3 (0.71%) Force.com
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.47%) Route 53
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.24%) Internet
2 15 (3.53%) HTTP
3 4 (0.94%) LDAP
4 3 (0.71%) DVB
5 2 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.12%) MySQL
2 17 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.24%) KDB
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.24%) Big Data
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 164 (38.59%) Bower
2 103 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 78 (18.35%) Jasmine
4 37 (8.71%) Mocha
5 35 (8.24%) Karma Test Runner
6 34 (8.00%) Subversion
7 26 (6.12%) Jenkins
8 23 (5.41%) WebDriver
9 22 (5.18%) QUnit
10 19 (4.47%) Maven
11 18 (4.24%) webpack
12 14 (3.29%) Selenium
13 12 (2.82%) Yeoman
14 9 (2.12%) Sublime Text
15 8 (1.88%) PhantomJS
15 8 (1.88%) Eclipse
16 7 (1.65%) TeamCity
17 6 (1.41%) JIRA
17 6 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (1.41%) Cucumber
General
1 40 (9.41%) Banking
2 34 (8.00%) Finance
2 34 (8.00%) Games
3 26 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.06%) Marketing
5 8 (1.88%) Retail
6 7 (1.65%) Publishing
7 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.94%) Front Office
8 4 (0.94%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.47%) Hindi Language
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 387 (91.06%) Developer
2 170 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 118 (27.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 59 (13.88%) Web Developer
5 39 (9.18%) Senior Developer
6 21 (4.94%) UI Developer
6 21 (4.94%) UI Programmer
7 16 (3.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 14 (3.29%) Senior Web Developer
9 13 (3.06%) Java Developer
9 13 (3.06%) Front-End Web Developer
10 9 (2.12%) Mobile Developer
10 9 (2.12%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (1.65%) Lead Developer
12 6 (1.41%) PHP Developer
12 6 (1.41%) Technical Leader
12 6 (1.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 5 (1.18%) Architect
14 4 (0.94%) Mobile Web Developer
14 4 (0.94%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (88.71%) HTML
2 358 (84.24%) CSS
3 312 (73.41%) HTML5
4 237 (55.76%) CSS3
5 233 (54.82%) AngularJS
6 177 (41.65%) jQuery
7 166 (39.06%) Sass
8 138 (32.47%) Backbone.js
9 88 (20.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 58 (13.65%) JSON
11 55 (12.94%) RESTful
12 51 (12.00%) LESS
12 51 (12.00%) Web Services
13 40 (9.41%) Ajax
14 37 (8.71%) Ember.js
15 30 (7.06%) .NET
16 29 (6.82%) XHTML
17 27 (6.35%) JSP
18 24 (5.65%) Underscore.js
19 23 (5.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 100 (23.53%) User Experience
2 18 (4.24%) RIA
3 17 (4.00%) W3C
4 16 (3.76%) Social Media
5 11 (2.59%) Digital Media
6 9 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.65%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.18%) Online Games
11 4 (0.94%) Blog
11 4 (0.94%) Open Source
12 3 (0.71%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.71%) Interactive TV
13 2 (0.47%) Animation
13 2 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.18%) Linux
2 14 (3.29%) Android
2 14 (3.29%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.12%) UNIX
4 7 (1.65%) Mac OS X
4 7 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.18%) CentOS
6 4 (0.94%) VMS
7 3 (0.71%) Windows
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (43.53%) TDD
3 167 (39.29%) OO
4 144 (33.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 68 (16.00%) Scrum
6 62 (14.59%) BDD
7 57 (13.41%) Software Engineering
7 57 (13.41%) MVC
8 49 (11.53%) Web Development
9 37 (8.71%) Web Design
10 30 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (6.82%) E-Commerce
12 27 (6.35%) OOP
13 23 (5.41%) Dependency Management
14 20 (4.71%) Analytics
14 20 (4.71%) Unit Testing
14 20 (4.71%) Progressive Enhancement
14 20 (4.71%) Test Automation
15 19 (4.47%) Refactoring
15 19 (4.47%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 395 (92.94%) JavaScript
2 127 (29.88%) Java
3 52 (12.24%) PHP
4 21 (4.94%) Python
5 15 (3.53%) Ruby
6 13 (3.06%) C#
7 12 (2.82%) SQL
8 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.18%) C
9 4 (0.94%) Perl
9 4 (0.94%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.71%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.47%) R
11 2 (0.47%) PHP5
11 2 (0.47%) F#
11 2 (0.47%) Scala
12 1 (0.24%) Ada
12 1 (0.24%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (3.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.94%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (4.00%) Adobe
2 13 (3.06%) Google
3 8 (1.88%) Oracle
4 7 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.41%) Zend
6 4 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.94%) Facebook
6 4 (0.94%) Twitter
7 3 (0.71%) Maxymiser
7 3 (0.71%) Perforce
7 3 (0.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.47%) Foundry
9 1 (0.24%) VMware
9 1 (0.24%) HP
9 1 (0.24%) hybris
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