The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 232 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.023% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.69% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1067 884 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.19% 10.29% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 553 506
Average daily rate £358 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 56
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Grunt
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grunt across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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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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
Surrey - 5 £275 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 5
Kent - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
1 27 (96.43%) CSS
2 25 (89.29%) jQuery
3 23 (82.14%) HTML
4 21 (75.00%) HTML5
4 21 (75.00%) CSS3
5 19 (67.86%) Sass
6 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
8 13 (46.43%) TDD
8 13 (46.43%) Scrum
8 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
9 11 (39.29%) Jasmine
9 11 (39.29%) OO
10 10 (35.71%) QUnit
11 8 (28.57%) Open Source
11 8 (28.57%) JSON
12 7 (25.00%) CMS
13 5 (17.86%) XHTML
13 5 (17.86%) PHP
13 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (17.86%) Node.js
13 5 (17.86%) User Experience
14 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
14 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
14 4 (14.29%) RESTful
14 4 (14.29%) Smarty
14 4 (14.29%) Selenium
14 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (10.71%) Kanban

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (25.00%) CMS
2 5 (17.86%) Node.js
3 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.14%) Drupal
4 2 (7.14%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (39.29%) Jasmine
3 10 (35.71%) QUnit
4 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.29%) Selenium
5 3 (10.71%) Mockito
5 3 (10.71%) RSpec
5 3 (10.71%) Maven
5 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) Bower
7 1 (3.57%) Mocha
7 1 (3.57%) JSUnit
7 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (7.14%) Legal
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) CSS
2 25 (89.29%) jQuery
3 23 (82.14%) HTML
4 21 (75.00%) HTML5
4 21 (75.00%) CSS3
5 19 (67.86%) Sass
6 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
7 8 (28.57%) JSON
8 5 (17.86%) XHTML
9 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 4 (14.29%) RESTful
9 4 (14.29%) Smarty
10 3 (10.71%) JPA
10 3 (10.71%) Web Services
10 3 (10.71%) JTS
10 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
10 3 (10.71%) Spring
10 3 (10.71%) Ajax
10 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
10 3 (10.71%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Open Source
2 5 (17.86%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Linked Data
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) CentOS
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) TDD
2 13 (46.43%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) B2B
7 2 (7.14%) B2C
7 2 (7.14%) Email Marketing
8 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow
8 1 (3.57%) BDD
8 1 (3.57%) OO PHP
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) vCloud
1 3 (10.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
1 3 (10.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) EMC
1 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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