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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 363 461 515
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +54
Contract jobs citing Grunt 236 105 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.21% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.64% 1.67% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 67 14
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £335 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.73% -25.55%
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
6485 6290 4865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 12.75% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4269 4149 3117
Average daily rate £400 £388 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 140 143
Average hourly rate £37.27 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £31.00 £23.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.63 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +99 160 £375 -21.05% 38
East of England +23 21 £288 -23.33% 8
South East -14 20 £320 -4.47% 7
East Midlands +10 16 £300 -14.28% 2
Yorkshire -12 6 £225 -32.83% 3
West Midlands -8 5 £330 +11.86% 2
South West - 4 £350 - 3
North West -9 3 £350 -6.66% 6
Grunt
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Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 426 (94.67%) JavaScript
2 403 (89.56%) HTML
3 390 (86.67%) CSS
4 320 (71.11%) HTML5
5 247 (54.89%) CSS3
6 233 (51.78%) AngularJS
7 213 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
8 208 (46.22%) jQuery
9 207 (46.00%) Node.js
10 182 (40.44%) TDD
11 177 (39.33%) Sass
12 164 (36.44%) Bower
13 162 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 153 (34.00%) OO
15 144 (32.00%) Backbone.js
16 131 (29.11%) Git (software)
17 113 (25.11%) Java
18 105 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 95 (21.11%) Jasmine
20 87 (19.33%) User Experience
21 71 (15.78%) Scrum
22 67 (14.89%) LESS
23 65 (14.44%) BDD
24 62 (13.78%) PHP
25 60 (13.33%) JSON
26 58 (12.89%) Software Engineering
26 58 (12.89%) RESTful
27 57 (12.67%) Ajax
28 52 (11.56%) MVC
29 50 (11.11%) Web Services

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 207 (46.00%) Node.js
2 35 (7.78%) CMS
3 23 (5.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.33%) WordPress
5 6 (1.33%) Drupal
6 5 (1.11%) Apache
7 4 (0.89%) Confluence
7 4 (0.89%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.67%) IIS
8 3 (0.67%) SAS
9 2 (0.44%) JBoss
10 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.22%) nginx
10 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (6.44%) Photoshop
2 18 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.00%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.33%) Magento
2 5 (1.11%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.00%) GitHub
4 4 (0.89%) Heroku
5 3 (0.67%) Force.com
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.44%) Route 53
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.56%) HTTP
2 14 (3.11%) Internet
3 4 (0.89%) LDAP
4 2 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.22%) MySQL
2 22 (4.89%) MongoDB
3 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.67%) Redis
6 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.22%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.22%) KDB
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 164 (36.44%) Bower
2 131 (29.11%) Git (software)
3 95 (21.11%) Jasmine
4 48 (10.67%) Mocha
5 34 (7.56%) Subversion
6 29 (6.44%) Karma Test Runner
7 24 (5.33%) Jenkins
7 24 (5.33%) Maven
8 16 (3.56%) QUnit
9 15 (3.33%) Selenium
10 14 (3.11%) webpack
11 12 (2.67%) WebDriver
11 12 (2.67%) Yeoman
12 10 (2.22%) JSHint
13 9 (2.00%) Sublime Text
14 7 (1.56%) PhantomJS
14 7 (1.56%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.56%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 46 (10.22%) Banking
2 36 (8.00%) Finance
3 26 (5.78%) Games
4 25 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.78%) Marketing
6 13 (2.89%) Retail
7 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.33%) Publishing
9 4 (0.89%) Front Office
9 4 (0.89%) Advertising
10 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.44%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 421 (93.56%) Developer
2 194 (43.11%) Front-End Developer
3 124 (27.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 67 (14.89%) Web Developer
5 41 (9.11%) Senior Developer
6 26 (5.78%) UI Developer
7 25 (5.56%) UI Programmer
8 20 (4.44%) Front-End Web Developer
9 17 (3.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 16 (3.56%) Senior Web Developer
11 14 (3.11%) Java Developer
11 14 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (2.22%) Mobile Developer
13 8 (1.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 6 (1.33%) Lead Developer
14 6 (1.33%) PHP Developer
14 6 (1.33%) Designer
14 6 (1.33%) Technical Leader
15 5 (1.11%) Magento Developer
15 5 (1.11%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (89.56%) HTML
2 390 (86.67%) CSS
3 320 (71.11%) HTML5
4 247 (54.89%) CSS3
5 233 (51.78%) AngularJS
6 208 (46.22%) jQuery
7 177 (39.33%) Sass
8 144 (32.00%) Backbone.js
9 105 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 67 (14.89%) LESS
11 60 (13.33%) JSON
12 58 (12.89%) RESTful
13 57 (12.67%) Ajax
14 50 (11.11%) Web Services
15 35 (7.78%) Ember.js
16 33 (7.33%) XHTML
17 32 (7.11%) .NET
18 27 (6.00%) React
19 25 (5.56%) Semantic HTML
20 22 (4.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (19.33%) User Experience
2 17 (3.78%) W3C
3 15 (3.33%) Social Media
4 13 (2.89%) RIA
5 8 (1.78%) Market Risk
6 7 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.11%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.89%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.89%) Blog
10 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.44%) iPad
12 1 (0.22%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.22%) Arduino
12 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.67%) Linux
2 14 (3.11%) Android
3 12 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.00%) UNIX
5 7 (1.56%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.33%) Windows
7 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (40.44%) TDD
3 162 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 153 (34.00%) OO
5 71 (15.78%) Scrum
6 65 (14.44%) BDD
7 58 (12.89%) Software Engineering
8 52 (11.56%) MVC
9 49 (10.89%) Web Development
10 47 (10.44%) Web Design
11 46 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (8.89%) E-Commerce
13 31 (6.89%) Unit Testing
14 27 (6.00%) Progressive Enhancement
15 26 (5.78%) OOP
16 22 (4.89%) Dependency Management
17 18 (4.00%) Refactoring
17 18 (4.00%) Analytics
18 16 (3.56%) Continuous Delivery
19 15 (3.33%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 426 (94.67%) JavaScript
2 113 (25.11%) Java
3 62 (13.78%) PHP
4 19 (4.22%) C#
5 18 (4.00%) Python
6 16 (3.56%) SQL
6 16 (3.56%) Ruby
7 5 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.11%) C
8 4 (0.89%) Perl
8 4 (0.89%) Apex Code
8 4 (0.89%) PHP5
8 4 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (0.67%) F#
10 2 (0.44%) ECMAScript
10 2 (0.44%) Dart
10 2 (0.44%) R
10 2 (0.44%) Go
10 2 (0.44%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.22%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (3.11%) Degree
2 3 (0.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.11%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (2.89%) Adobe
2 10 (2.22%) Oracle
3 6 (1.33%) Zend
4 5 (1.11%) Google
5 4 (0.89%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.89%) Sitecore
5 4 (0.89%) Facebook
5 4 (0.89%) Twitter
6 3 (0.67%) Maxymiser
7 2 (0.44%) Foundry
8 1 (0.22%) hybris
8 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.22%) VMware
8 1 (0.22%) Perforce
8 1 (0.22%) HP
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