The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 228 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Grunt 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
992 913 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.81% 10.78% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 497 453
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 51
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Grunt
England

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
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 25 July 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
Berkshire - 6 £335 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £365 -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
1 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 22 (84.62%) HTML
3 20 (76.92%) HTML5
3 20 (76.92%) CSS3
4 19 (73.08%) jQuery
5 14 (53.85%) Sass
6 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (38.46%) TDD
8 10 (38.46%) JSON
8 10 (38.46%) Open Source
8 10 (38.46%) Node.js
9 9 (34.62%) Jasmine
9 9 (34.62%) RESTful
10 8 (30.77%) Java
10 8 (30.77%) Linux
10 8 (30.77%) OO
10 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
10 8 (30.77%) QUnit
11 7 (26.92%) XHTML
11 7 (26.92%) CMS
12 6 (23.08%) Scrum
13 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
13 5 (19.23%) IBM
13 5 (19.23%) AIX
13 5 (19.23%) UNIX
13 5 (19.23%) Ant
13 5 (19.23%) Dojo
13 5 (19.23%) Retail

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (38.46%) Node.js
2 7 (26.92%) CMS
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) GitHub
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) Jasmine
3 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 8 (30.77%) QUnit
4 5 (19.23%) Yeoman
4 5 (19.23%) Ant
4 5 (19.23%) Subversion
5 4 (15.38%) Selenium
5 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.54%) Maven
6 3 (11.54%) RSpec
6 3 (11.54%) Mockito
7 1 (3.85%) Mocha
7 1 (3.85%) JSUnit
7 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.85%) Bower
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 22 (84.62%) HTML
3 20 (76.92%) HTML5
3 20 (76.92%) CSS3
4 19 (73.08%) jQuery
5 14 (53.85%) Sass
6 10 (38.46%) JSON
7 9 (34.62%) RESTful
8 7 (26.92%) XHTML
9 5 (19.23%) Dojo
9 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
9 5 (19.23%) Worklight
9 5 (19.23%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (11.54%) JPA
10 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
10 3 (11.54%) PostGIS
10 3 (11.54%) JTS
10 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
10 3 (11.54%) Spring
10 3 (11.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Open Source
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) AIX
3 3 (11.54%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) VirtualBox
1 3 (11.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
1 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) EMC
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter