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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 237 233 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 18 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.056% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -
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
1230 981 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.54% 10.98% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 561 444
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £37.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
Berkshire +6 7 £365 +52.08% 1
Surrey +1 6 £375 +56.25% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 3 £425 -13.92%
Oxfordshire - 2 £275 - 5
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 4
Kent - - - -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 45 (97.83%) JavaScript
2 44 (95.65%) CSS
3 39 (84.78%) HTML
4 34 (73.91%) jQuery
5 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (65.22%) HTML5
7 28 (60.87%) CSS3
8 25 (54.35%) Sass
9 23 (50.00%) AngularJS
9 23 (50.00%) TDD
9 23 (50.00%) OO
10 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
11 15 (32.61%) QUnit
12 14 (30.43%) PHP
13 13 (28.26%) Scrum
13 13 (28.26%) JSON
13 13 (28.26%) User Experience
14 12 (26.09%) Jasmine
15 10 (21.74%) Node.js
15 10 (21.74%) CMS
15 10 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (19.57%) Java
17 8 (17.39%) JSP
17 8 (17.39%) B2B
17 8 (17.39%) RESTful
17 8 (17.39%) Drupal
17 8 (17.39%) Backbone.js
18 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 7 (15.22%) Bower
18 7 (15.22%) Eclipse

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (21.74%) CMS
1 10 (21.74%) Node.js
2 8 (17.39%) Drupal
3 6 (13.04%) WordPress
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (32.61%) QUnit
3 12 (26.09%) Jasmine
4 7 (15.22%) Bower
4 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (6.52%) Subversion
7 2 (4.35%) JMeter
8 1 (2.17%) Mocha
General
1 6 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.87%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Web Designer
6 1 (2.17%) Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Designer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (95.65%) CSS
2 39 (84.78%) HTML
3 34 (73.91%) jQuery
4 30 (65.22%) HTML5
5 28 (60.87%) CSS3
6 25 (54.35%) Sass
7 23 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (28.26%) JSON
9 8 (17.39%) RESTful
9 8 (17.39%) JSP
9 8 (17.39%) Backbone.js
10 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (10.87%) Underscore.js
11 5 (10.87%) Leaflet
11 5 (10.87%) Java EE
11 5 (10.87%) XHTML
11 5 (10.87%) SVG
11 5 (10.87%) Google Maps API
12 4 (8.70%) Smarty
13 3 (6.52%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) User Experience
2 6 (13.04%) Digital Media
2 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) W3C
4 2 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) TDD
2 23 (50.00%) OO
3 13 (28.26%) Scrum
4 10 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (17.39%) B2B
6 6 (13.04%) B2C
6 6 (13.04%) Email Marketing
7 4 (8.70%) BDD
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) OOP
8 3 (6.52%) MVC
8 3 (6.52%) Kanban
8 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.35%) CRUD
10 1 (2.17%) Android Development
10 1 (2.17%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.17%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.17%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) PHP
3 9 (19.57%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe