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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 128 120 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Grunt 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.29% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 2.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £408 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
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
312 352 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.24% 12.96% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 211 176
Average daily rate £330 £365 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £27.60 £14.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
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 12 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
Edinburgh -20 1 - -
Grunt
UK

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (68.75%) gulp
5 10 (62.50%) Finance
5 10 (62.50%) Scrum
5 10 (62.50%) Node.js
6 9 (56.25%) Backbone.js
6 9 (56.25%) Sass
6 9 (56.25%) Web Development
7 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (50.00%) Ember.js
7 8 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (50.00%) CSS
8 7 (43.75%) LESS
8 7 (43.75%) Browserify
8 7 (43.75%) Meteor
8 7 (43.75%) Polymer
9 6 (37.50%) HTML5
10 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
10 5 (31.25%) iPad
10 5 (31.25%) RefluxJS
10 5 (31.25%) JSX
10 5 (31.25%) ES6
10 5 (31.25%) React
11 4 (25.00%) User Experience
11 4 (25.00%) D3.js
11 4 (25.00%) TDD
12 3 (18.75%) Banking

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Node.js
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) gulp
2 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
4 2 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (12.50%) WebStorm
5 1 (6.25%) Bower
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Mocha
5 1 (6.25%) PhantomJS
5 1 (6.25%) Yeoman
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) HTML Developer
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (37.50%) UI Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior UI Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
6 2 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Interactive Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (56.25%) Backbone.js
3 9 (56.25%) Sass
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) Ember.js
4 8 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (43.75%) Browserify
5 7 (43.75%) LESS
5 7 (43.75%) Meteor
5 7 (43.75%) Polymer
6 6 (37.50%) HTML5
7 5 (31.25%) React
7 5 (31.25%) RefluxJS
8 4 (25.00%) D3.js
9 3 (18.75%) jQuery
10 2 (12.50%) REST
11 1 (6.25%) CSS3
11 1 (6.25%) JSP
11 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
2 4 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Content Management
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
8 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Kanban
8 1 (6.25%) OOD
8 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) ES6
2 5 (31.25%) JSX
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Java