The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank - 63 62
Contract jobs citing Grunt 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.31% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.50% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Grunt
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
56 80 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.76% 12.42% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 42
Average daily rate £463 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.12% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grunt across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grunt across the Hertfordshire region.

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire