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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 230 233 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 28 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.024% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 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 £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
1131 865 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.51% 10.36% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 504 497
Average daily rate £363 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 62
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.40 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 - 14 £334 - 2
Hampshire - 7 - - 2
Surrey - 7 £275 -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 4
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 38 (97.44%) JavaScript
2 37 (94.87%) CSS
3 33 (84.62%) HTML
3 33 (84.62%) jQuery
4 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (66.67%) HTML5
5 26 (66.67%) CSS3
6 22 (56.41%) TDD
7 20 (51.28%) OO
8 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 18 (46.15%) Sass
9 16 (41.03%) QUnit
9 16 (41.03%) AngularJS
9 16 (41.03%) JSON
10 13 (33.33%) Scrum
11 11 (28.21%) Jasmine
11 11 (28.21%) Node.js
12 10 (25.64%) User Experience
12 10 (25.64%) RESTful
13 9 (23.08%) CMS
13 9 (23.08%) Java
14 8 (20.51%) PHP
15 7 (17.95%) Eclipse
15 7 (17.95%) Open Source
16 6 (15.38%) Web Services
16 6 (15.38%) MVC
16 6 (15.38%) Google
16 6 (15.38%) Google Maps API
16 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
17 5 (12.82%) WordPress

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (28.21%) Node.js
2 9 (23.08%) CMS
3 5 (12.82%) WordPress
3 5 (12.82%) Drupal
4 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 16 (41.03%) QUnit
3 11 (28.21%) Jasmine
4 7 (17.95%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.26%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.26%) Selenium
6 3 (7.69%) RSpec
6 3 (7.69%) Subversion
6 3 (7.69%) Maven
6 3 (7.69%) Mockito
6 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.13%) Bower
7 2 (5.13%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) JSUnit
8 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) CSS
2 33 (84.62%) HTML
2 33 (84.62%) jQuery
3 26 (66.67%) HTML5
3 26 (66.67%) CSS3
4 18 (46.15%) Sass
5 16 (41.03%) AngularJS
5 16 (41.03%) JSON
6 10 (25.64%) RESTful
7 6 (15.38%) Web Services
7 6 (15.38%) Google Maps API
8 5 (12.82%) SVG
8 5 (12.82%) JSP
8 5 (12.82%) Java EE
8 5 (12.82%) Backbone.js
8 5 (12.82%) Underscore.js
8 5 (12.82%) Leaflet
8 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (10.26%) XHTML
9 4 (10.26%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) User Experience
2 7 (17.95%) Open Source
3 5 (12.82%) Digital Media
3 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.69%) Linked Data
4 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) CentOS
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) TDD
3 20 (51.28%) OO
4 13 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.82%) Email Marketing
6 5 (12.82%) B2B
6 5 (12.82%) B2C
6 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
7 3 (7.69%) Web Development
8 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.08%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) vCloud
1 3 (7.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
1 3 (7.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Google
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
2 3 (7.69%) EMC
3 2 (5.13%) Zend
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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