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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 227 235 232
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Grunt 31 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.20% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 1.59% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 1
Average daily rate £413 £375 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
1228 1193 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.41% 12.59% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 660 520
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 37 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Grunt
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Grunt Hourly 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +17 8 - -
Surrey -5 6 £481 +28.33% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £293 - 5
Berkshire -1 3 - - 1
Kent - 3 £260 - 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £425 - 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 75 (91.46%) HTML
1 75 (91.46%) JavaScript
2 65 (79.27%) CSS
3 56 (68.29%) Front End Development
4 54 (65.85%) AngularJS
5 53 (64.63%) Sass
6 49 (59.76%) Git (software)
7 48 (58.54%) jQuery
8 45 (54.88%) HTML5
9 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (52.44%) gulp
11 37 (45.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (35.37%) Backbone.js
13 26 (31.71%) Java
14 25 (30.49%) Node.js
15 24 (29.27%) PHP
15 24 (29.27%) MVC
16 22 (26.83%) CSS3
17 20 (24.39%) Bower
18 19 (23.17%) Scrum
19 18 (21.95%) React
20 16 (19.51%) Browserify
20 16 (19.51%) Photoshop
20 16 (19.51%) Web Development
21 15 (18.29%) Subversion
21 15 (18.29%) ES6
22 14 (17.07%) RequireJS
22 14 (17.07%) LESS
23 13 (15.85%) TypeScript
23 13 (15.85%) Finance

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 25 (30.49%) Node.js
2 8 (9.76%) nginx
3 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 6 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.88%) IIS
5 3 (3.66%) CMS
5 3 (3.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.66%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.44%) concrete5
6 2 (2.44%) Drupal
6 2 (2.44%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (2.44%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.44%) WordPress
7 1 (1.22%) Confluence
7 1 (1.22%) JBoss
7 1 (1.22%) Liferay
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) 3ds Max
3 2 (2.44%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.44%) GIMP
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) BigMachines
1 2 (2.44%) Eloqua
1 2 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) GitHub
2 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.44%) MailChimp
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.32%) MySQL
3 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) DB2
5 1 (1.22%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 49 (59.76%) Git (software)
2 43 (52.44%) gulp
3 20 (24.39%) Bower
4 15 (18.29%) Subversion
5 12 (14.63%) Karma Test Runner
5 12 (14.63%) webpack
6 11 (13.41%) Protractor
6 11 (13.41%) Selenium
7 9 (10.98%) JIRA
8 8 (9.76%) JUnit
9 7 (8.54%) Artifactory
9 7 (8.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (8.54%) Cucumber
9 7 (8.54%) Jasmine
9 7 (8.54%) Jenkins
9 7 (8.54%) Mockito
9 7 (8.54%) SonarQube
10 6 (7.32%) Gradle
11 4 (4.88%) Flyway
11 4 (4.88%) Moq
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Banking
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (98.78%) Developer
2 48 (58.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 37 (45.12%) JavaScript Developer
4 31 (37.80%) HTML Developer
5 19 (23.17%) HTML CSS Developer
6 14 (17.07%) Angular Developer
7 13 (15.85%) Senior Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (8.54%) Web Developer
10 6 (7.32%) PHP Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Lead Developer
11 5 (6.10%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 5 (6.10%) UI Developer
12 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (91.46%) HTML
2 65 (79.27%) CSS
3 54 (65.85%) AngularJS
4 53 (64.63%) Sass
5 48 (58.54%) jQuery
6 45 (54.88%) HTML5
7 37 (45.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (35.37%) Backbone.js
9 22 (26.83%) CSS3
10 18 (21.95%) React
11 16 (19.51%) Browserify
12 14 (17.07%) LESS
12 14 (17.07%) RequireJS
13 12 (14.63%) D3.js
14 9 (10.98%) .NET
15 8 (9.76%) Hibernate
15 8 (9.76%) Java EE
15 8 (9.76%) RESTful
15 8 (9.76%) Spring
15 8 (9.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) User Experience
2 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.88%) iPad
4 3 (3.66%) Animation
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (68.29%) Front End Development
2 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.27%) MVC
4 19 (23.17%) Scrum
5 16 (19.51%) Web Development
6 12 (14.63%) Functional Programming
7 11 (13.41%) OO
8 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.76%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (8.54%) TDD
11 5 (6.10%) Change Control
11 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.88%) CRM
12 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.88%) OO PHP
12 4 (4.88%) OOP
13 3 (3.66%) Continuous Delivery
14 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 75 (91.46%) JavaScript
2 26 (31.71%) Java
3 24 (29.27%) PHP
4 15 (18.29%) ES6
5 13 (15.85%) TypeScript
6 12 (14.63%) CoffeeScript
7 10 (12.20%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.32%) C#
8 6 (7.32%) Python
9 5 (6.10%) SQL
10 4 (4.88%) Ruby
11 2 (2.44%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.44%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.44%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.44%) C++
11 2 (2.44%) JSX
11 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) Degree
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Packer
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Adobe
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.66%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.44%) Siebel
5 2 (2.44%) Zend
6 1 (1.22%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.22%) Sencha
6 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.22%) Twitter
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