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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 136 150 142
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Grunt 18 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.45% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.20% 3.55% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 1
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
563 563 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.89% 12.73% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 363 232
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.90
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +14 10 £388 -3.12% 2
Manchester -1 4 £388 -1.58% 9
Merseyside +5 3 £400 -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 39 (95.12%) JavaScript
1 39 (95.12%) HTML
2 35 (85.37%) HTML5
3 34 (82.93%) CSS
4 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (68.29%) AngularJS
6 26 (63.41%) CSS3
7 23 (56.10%) TDD
8 20 (48.78%) gulp
9 18 (43.90%) jQuery
10 16 (39.02%) E-Commerce
10 16 (39.02%) Front End Development
11 14 (34.15%) Web Development
12 12 (29.27%) Sass
13 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (21.95%) Java
14 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
15 8 (19.51%) REST
16 7 (17.07%) SAP
16 7 (17.07%) Jasmine
16 7 (17.07%) Karma Test Runner
16 7 (17.07%) SAPUI5
17 6 (14.63%) PHP
17 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
17 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
18 5 (12.20%) Network Security
18 5 (12.20%) Digital Media
18 5 (12.20%) BDD
18 5 (12.20%) ERP
18 5 (12.20%) Adobe

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 5 (12.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (7.32%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Drupal
3 1 (2.44%) Magnolia
3 1 (2.44%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) gulp
2 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.07%) Jasmine
3 7 (17.07%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (7.32%) NuGet
5 1 (2.44%) Moq
5 1 (2.44%) Protractor
5 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Angular Developer
3 16 (39.02%) HTML Developer
4 15 (36.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (34.15%) HTML CSS Developer
6 12 (29.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (19.51%) Web Developer
8 7 (17.07%) SAP Developer
8 7 (17.07%) SAPUI5 Developer
9 4 (9.76%) UI Developer
10 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Web UI Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Agile Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Sitecore Developer
12 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
12 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
12 1 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) HTML
2 35 (85.37%) HTML5
3 34 (82.93%) CSS
4 28 (68.29%) AngularJS
5 26 (63.41%) CSS3
6 18 (43.90%) jQuery
7 12 (29.27%) Sass
8 8 (19.51%) REST
9 7 (17.07%) SAPUI5
10 4 (9.76%) Node.js
11 3 (7.32%) .NET
11 3 (7.32%) React
12 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
12 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
12 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (4.88%) Backbone.js
12 2 (4.88%) Compass CSS Framework
12 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
12 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
12 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) TDD
3 16 (39.02%) E-Commerce
3 16 (39.02%) Front End Development
4 14 (34.15%) Web Development
5 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (12.20%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) CRM
6 5 (12.20%) ERP
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) OOP
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Content Management
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (2.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.44%) SOLID
8 1 (2.44%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (95.12%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.95%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) PHP
4 4 (9.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) SAP
2 5 (12.20%) Adobe
3 3 (7.32%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Perforce
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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