The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 101 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.14% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £330 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
314 194 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.33% 13.59% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 149 69
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) HTML5
3 7 (70.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) XSLT
5 5 (50.00%) Workflow
5 5 (50.00%) NUnit
5 5 (50.00%) JSON
5 5 (50.00%) REST
5 5 (50.00%) SaaS
5 5 (50.00%) MSTest
5 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (50.00%) XPath
5 5 (50.00%) EPiServer
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (30.00%) Photoshop

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) MSTest
2 5 (50.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) gulp
3 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (20.00%) UX Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) JSON
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Psychology
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Front End Development
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) SEO
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (20.00%) UX Design
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) XPath
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Ektron
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
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