The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 139 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Grunt 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -
Grunt
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
375 339 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.74% 11.65% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 170 194
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -11.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Manchester - 1 £325 - 2
Cheshire - - - - 2
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) LESS

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript