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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 122 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.073% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.06% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.24% +33.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £80.00 -
Grunt
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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
359 316 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.28% 11.47% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 175 90
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.13 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 3 August 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 +3 8 £388 - 2
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £375 -
Grunt
UK

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) Sass
3 12 (80.00%) LESS
4 10 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (60.00%) Node.js
6 7 (46.67%) jQuery
6 7 (46.67%) HTML5
6 7 (46.67%) OO
6 7 (46.67%) gulp
7 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (40.00%) CSS3
7 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (33.33%) Web Development
8 5 (33.33%) Bower
9 4 (26.67%) User Experience
9 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (26.67%) Jasmine
9 4 (26.67%) MVC
9 4 (26.67%) Java
10 3 (20.00%) C#
10 3 (20.00%) PHP
10 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (20.00%) SVG
10 3 (20.00%) JavaBeans
10 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (20.00%) JSF
10 3 (20.00%) Migration
10 3 (20.00%) CMS

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) gulp
2 5 (33.33%) Bower
3 4 (26.67%) Jasmine
4 3 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (13.33%) WebStorm
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) Maven
6 1 (6.67%) Mocha
6 1 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) Sass
2 12 (80.00%) LESS
3 7 (46.67%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (20.00%) D3.js
6 3 (20.00%) Laravel
6 3 (20.00%) SVG
6 3 (20.00%) JavaBeans
6 3 (20.00%) JSF
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
7 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.67%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (46.67%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
8 1 (6.67%) Content Management
8 1 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) SEO
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Code Coverage
8 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Content Management
8 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (6.67%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe