The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 109 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.045% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.44% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£408 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
Grunt
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
349 294 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.02% 13.14% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 170 109
Average daily rate £365 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Grunt
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grunt across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 10 £415 -
Grunt
UK

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
4 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 15 (62.50%) TDD
5 15 (62.50%) jQuery
6 11 (45.83%) CMS
6 11 (45.83%) OOCSS
7 9 (37.50%) Web Development
7 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 9 (37.50%) HTML5
8 8 (33.33%) Sass
8 8 (33.33%) Banking
9 7 (29.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (29.17%) D3.js
10 6 (25.00%) Retail
11 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
11 5 (20.83%) Open Source
12 4 (16.67%) CSS3
12 4 (16.67%) Bower
12 4 (16.67%) Web Design
13 3 (12.50%) Spring
13 3 (12.50%) Finance
13 3 (12.50%) Java
14 2 (8.33%) Maven
14 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
14 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (8.33%) LESS

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (45.83%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (16.67%) Bower
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.17%) Yeoman
5 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (58.33%) Web Developer
4 10 (41.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (62.50%) jQuery
3 11 (45.83%) OOCSS
4 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 9 (37.50%) HTML5
5 8 (33.33%) Sass
6 7 (29.17%) D3.js
7 4 (16.67%) CSS3
8 3 (12.50%) Spring
9 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.33%) LESS
10 1 (4.17%) Laravel
10 1 (4.17%) POJO
10 1 (4.17%) JSF
10 1 (4.17%) SVG
10 1 (4.17%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 15 (62.50%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) Web Development
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) MVC
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) PHP