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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 65 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.51% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £455 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +24.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £80.00 -
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
97 104 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.31% 13.21% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 19
Average daily rate £353 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (66.67%) Sass
5 9 (60.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (60.00%) Bower
5 9 (60.00%) CMS
5 9 (60.00%) JSTL
5 9 (60.00%) JSP
5 9 (60.00%) XHTML
6 8 (53.33%) jQuery
7 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
8 6 (40.00%) W3C
8 6 (40.00%) Java
8 6 (40.00%) User Experience
8 6 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
9 5 (33.33%) C#
9 5 (33.33%) gulp
9 5 (33.33%) .NET
9 5 (33.33%) E-Procurement
10 4 (26.67%) HTML5
10 4 (26.67%) CSS3
11 3 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (13.33%) JSON
12 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 1 (6.67%) OO
13 1 (6.67%) React
13 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (60.00%) CMS
1 9 (60.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Bower
2 5 (33.33%) gulp
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (66.67%) Sass
5 9 (60.00%) JSP
5 9 (60.00%) XHTML
5 9 (60.00%) JSTL
6 8 (53.33%) jQuery
7 6 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
8 5 (33.33%) .NET
9 4 (26.67%) HTML5
9 4 (26.67%) CSS3
10 2 (13.33%) JSON
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 1 (6.67%) LESS
11 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
11 1 (6.67%) React
11 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) W3C
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) E-Procurement
3 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C#