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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 56 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Grunt 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.18% 0.13% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.08% 1.15% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
99 87 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.58% 11.20% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 53
Average daily rate £375 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £291 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Watford - 6 - -
Grunt
East of England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) JSTL
2 8 (72.73%) Adobe CQ
2 8 (72.73%) Sass
2 8 (72.73%) JSP
2 8 (72.73%) XHTML
2 8 (72.73%) CMS
2 8 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (72.73%) Bower
3 7 (63.64%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
4 6 (54.55%) W3C
4 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 6 (54.55%) Semantic HTML
4 6 (54.55%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Node.js
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Ant
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (72.73%) Adobe CQ
1 8 (72.73%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) lighttpd
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Bower
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) JSTL
2 8 (72.73%) Sass
2 8 (72.73%) JSP
2 8 (72.73%) XHTML
2 8 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
3 6 (54.55%) Semantic HTML
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) W3C
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) Java