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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 154 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £328 £366 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +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
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
614 416 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.17% 12.94% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 275 122
Average daily rate £354 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 10 18
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.50 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -14 5 £330 -14.83% 6
Cheshire -4 1 £325 -11.26% 3
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
2 29 (85.29%) Git (software)
3 25 (73.53%) HTML
4 21 (61.76%) CSS
4 21 (61.76%) Front End Development
5 20 (58.82%) HTML5
6 17 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 16 (47.06%) Node.js
7 16 (47.06%) jQuery
8 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
8 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
9 13 (38.24%) MVC
9 13 (38.24%) SQL
9 13 (38.24%) XML
10 11 (32.35%) Bower
11 10 (29.41%) iPad
11 10 (29.41%) Jasmine
11 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
11 10 (29.41%) Finance
11 10 (29.41%) ES6
12 9 (26.47%) Protractor
12 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (26.47%) SOAP
12 9 (26.47%) Karma Test Runner
12 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
13 8 (23.53%) Sublime Text
13 8 (23.53%) DevOps
13 8 (23.53%) GitLab
13 8 (23.53%) Web Services
13 8 (23.53%) XSD

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (47.06%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (85.29%) Git (software)
2 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
3 11 (32.35%) Bower
4 10 (29.41%) Jasmine
5 9 (26.47%) Karma Test Runner
5 9 (26.47%) Protractor
6 8 (23.53%) Eclipse
6 8 (23.53%) GitLab
6 8 (23.53%) Sublime Text
6 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
6 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio Code
7 7 (20.59%) gulp
8 6 (17.65%) Gerrit
8 6 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (14.71%) MSTest
9 5 (14.71%) NUnit
10 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (14.71%) HTML Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (8.82%) UI Developer
7 3 (8.82%) UI Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Web Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Designer
8 2 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior UI Developer
8 2 (5.88%) UX Designer
8 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) HTML
2 21 (61.76%) CSS
3 20 (58.82%) HTML5
4 16 (47.06%) jQuery
5 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
6 13 (38.24%) XML
7 9 (26.47%) SOAP
8 8 (23.53%) .NET
8 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 8 (23.53%) SAML
8 8 (23.53%) Web Services
8 8 (23.53%) WSDL
8 8 (23.53%) XSD
9 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 6 (17.65%) ELK Stack
9 6 (17.65%) REST
10 5 (14.71%) JSON
10 5 (14.71%) React
10 5 (14.71%) XSLT
11 4 (11.76%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) iPad
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Psychology
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Front End Development
2 17 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (38.24%) MVC
4 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (23.53%) DevOps
6 8 (23.53%) System Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Data Management
7 6 (17.65%) Open Source
7 6 (17.65%) Patch Management
7 6 (17.65%) Web Development
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) Workflow
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
10 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (8.82%) Web Operations
11 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.88%) Time Management
11 2 (5.88%) Usability Testing
11 2 (5.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) ES6
4 7 (20.59%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.65%) Perl
5 6 (17.65%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 5 (14.71%) XPath
7 4 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (5.88%) JSX
9 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Ansible
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Splunk
2 5 (14.71%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Ektron
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
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