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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 137 135 133
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Grunt 14 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.53% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 3.43% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Median daily rate £388 £350 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £291 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £470 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00
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
464 641 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.76% 15.51% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 363 244
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £25.00 £26.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Grunt as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grunt across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +25 8 £363 - 1
Manchester -6 4 £400 +33.33% 7
Merseyside -9 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 £425 - 2
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Grunt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 32 (94.12%) HTML
3 28 (82.35%) CSS
3 28 (82.35%) HTML5
4 27 (79.41%) CSS3
4 27 (79.41%) AngularJS
4 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (73.53%) gulp
6 22 (64.71%) TDD
6 22 (64.71%) jQuery
7 19 (55.88%) E-Commerce
8 18 (52.94%) Front End Development
9 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
10 9 (26.47%) Web Development
10 9 (26.47%) Java
11 8 (23.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (17.65%) OO
12 6 (17.65%) PHP
13 5 (14.71%) CRM
13 5 (14.71%) ERP
13 5 (14.71%) Adobe
13 5 (14.71%) Digital Media
13 5 (14.71%) Network Security
14 4 (11.76%) BDD
14 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (11.76%) Node.js
14 4 (11.76%) MVC
14 4 (11.76%) React
15 3 (8.82%) Sass
15 3 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) Magnolia
3 1 (2.94%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
1 1 (2.94%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) gulp
2 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) Jasmine
3 3 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (8.82%) NuGet
4 2 (5.88%) Protractor
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) Mocha
5 1 (2.94%) Moq
5 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) Angular Developer
3 17 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (47.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (47.06%) HTML Developer
5 14 (41.18%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (8.82%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.94%) MongoDB Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 28 (82.35%) CSS
2 28 (82.35%) HTML5
3 27 (79.41%) AngularJS
3 27 (79.41%) CSS3
4 22 (64.71%) jQuery
5 4 (11.76%) Node.js
5 4 (11.76%) React
6 3 (8.82%) Sass
7 2 (5.88%) .NET
7 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.94%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.94%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
8 1 (2.94%) LESS
8 1 (2.94%) SignalR
8 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) TDD
3 19 (55.88%) E-Commerce
4 18 (52.94%) Front End Development
5 9 (26.47%) Web Development
6 6 (17.65%) OO
7 5 (14.71%) CRM
7 5 (14.71%) ERP
8 4 (11.76%) BDD
8 4 (11.76%) MVC
8 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.94%) Content Management
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.94%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (2.94%) Scrum
9 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 9 (26.47%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Adobe
2 3 (8.82%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.94%) Perforce