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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 229 228 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 25 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.036% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
1185 922 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.83% 10.94% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 507 460
Average daily rate £375 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 59
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £33.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £42.50 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 +12 12 £370 +54.16%
Hampshire -15 6 - - 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 £388 - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 6
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 43 (97.73%) JavaScript
1 43 (97.73%) CSS
2 40 (90.91%) HTML
3 35 (79.55%) jQuery
4 31 (70.45%) HTML5
5 29 (65.91%) CSS3
6 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (61.36%) Sass
8 23 (52.27%) TDD
8 23 (52.27%) OO
9 20 (45.45%) AngularJS
10 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
11 16 (36.36%) QUnit
12 13 (29.55%) User Experience
12 13 (29.55%) JSON
13 11 (25.00%) PHP
13 11 (25.00%) Scrum
13 11 (25.00%) Jasmine
14 9 (20.45%) Java
14 9 (20.45%) CMS
14 9 (20.45%) Node.js
14 9 (20.45%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (18.18%) Backbone.js
15 8 (18.18%) JSP
16 7 (15.91%) XHTML
16 7 (15.91%) Eclipse
16 7 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 6 (13.64%) RESTful
18 5 (11.36%) Digital Media
18 5 (11.36%) Google

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (20.45%) CMS
1 9 (20.45%) Node.js
2 5 (11.36%) Drupal
2 5 (11.36%) WordPress
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (36.36%) QUnit
3 11 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 7 (15.91%) Eclipse
5 5 (11.36%) Bower
6 4 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (6.82%) Subversion
8 2 (4.55%) JMeter
9 1 (2.27%) Mocha
General
1 5 (11.36%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 22 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (11.36%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Designer
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Web Designer
8 1 (2.27%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (97.73%) CSS
2 40 (90.91%) HTML
3 35 (79.55%) jQuery
4 31 (70.45%) HTML5
5 29 (65.91%) CSS3
6 27 (61.36%) Sass
7 20 (45.45%) AngularJS
8 13 (29.55%) JSON
9 8 (18.18%) Backbone.js
9 8 (18.18%) JSP
10 7 (15.91%) XHTML
10 7 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (13.64%) RESTful
12 5 (11.36%) Google Maps API
12 5 (11.36%) SVG
12 5 (11.36%) Java EE
12 5 (11.36%) Underscore.js
12 5 (11.36%) Leaflet
13 4 (9.09%) Smarty
14 3 (6.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Digital Media
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.09%) Open Source
4 3 (6.82%) W3C
4 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) TDD
2 23 (52.27%) OO
3 11 (25.00%) Scrum
4 9 (20.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (11.36%) Email Marketing
5 5 (11.36%) B2B
5 5 (11.36%) B2C
6 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.82%) BDD
7 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.55%) OOP
9 1 (2.27%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.27%) UML
9 1 (2.27%) Android Development
9 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.27%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.00%) PHP
3 9 (20.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) Zend
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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