The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 373 422 526
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +104
Contract jobs citing Grunt 299 227 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.62% 3.15% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 141 56
Median daily rate £414 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £335
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.69 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8257 7198 6846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.85% 12.89% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5633 4609 4386
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 147 135
Median hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.95 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Grunt as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grunt within the UK.

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Grunt
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grunt within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Grunt
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grunt within the UK.

Grunt Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Grunt
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 287 £425 +10.74% 96
London +38 204 £425 +6.25% 62
City of London +40 25 £406 -18.75% 9
North West +18 24 £425 - 4
South East -6 20 £325 +1.56% 10
West Yorkshire +17 14 £376 +36.81% 2
Manchester +5 14 £425 - 4
Yorkshire 0 14 £376 +36.81% 4
Scotland -7 12 £375 +3.44% 2
West Midlands -4 11 £382 +12.42% 6
Leeds 0 9 £376 +36.81% 2
Cumbria - 9 £490 -
Edinburgh -9 7 - - 1
Croydon - 7 £413 -
Surrey -1 6 £375 - 1
North East - 5 £406 -
Glasgow - 5 £375 - 1
South West +4 4 £475 +11.76% 6
Hampshire +3 4 £345 -9.21% 4
East of England +2 4 - - 4
Warwickshire - 4 £468 - 3
Bristol - 4 £475 - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £406 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £406 -
Oxfordshire +9 3 £325 +18.18% 1
Birmingham 0 3 £325 -6.13% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £325 -27.77% 1
Milton Keynes +11 2 £325 -27.77%
Berkshire -3 2 £255 -20.31% 1

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Grunt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Grunt.

1 508 (92.03%) JavaScript
2 478 (86.59%) HTML
3 470 (85.14%) CSS
4 349 (63.22%) HTML5
5 334 (60.51%) AngularJS
6 329 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
7 321 (58.15%) Sass
8 284 (51.45%) gulp
9 279 (50.54%) Front End Development
10 273 (49.46%) CSS3
11 252 (45.65%) Node.js
12 208 (37.68%) Git (software)
13 207 (37.50%) jQuery
14 165 (29.89%) TDD
15 150 (27.17%) React
16 144 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 123 (22.28%) Jasmine
18 121 (21.92%) LESS
19 119 (21.56%) OO
20 118 (21.38%) Web Development
21 106 (19.20%) Responsive Web Design
22 99 (17.93%) Java
23 95 (17.21%) Backbone.js
24 91 (16.49%) MVC
25 89 (16.12%) Mocha
26 86 (15.58%) User Experience
27 81 (14.67%) Scrum
28 76 (13.77%) Bower
29 75 (13.59%) Finance
30 73 (13.22%) BDD

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 252 (45.65%) Node.js
2 25 (4.53%) CMS
3 21 (3.80%) WordPress
4 15 (2.72%) Confluence
5 14 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.36%) Apache
7 10 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (1.63%) nginx
9 8 (1.45%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.27%) Drupal
11 6 (1.09%) ColdFusion
11 6 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.91%) IIS
12 5 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.72%) Mule
14 2 (0.36%) concrete5
14 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (6.34%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.72%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.54%) GIMP
4 3 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.36%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.36%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.81%) Eloqua
2 8 (1.45%) Magento
2 8 (1.45%) Unica
3 3 (0.54%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.36%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.36%) RMDS
5 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.89%) GitHub
3 13 (2.36%) SaaS
4 10 (1.81%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.27%) CloudFront
5 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.54%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.36%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.18%) AdWords
9 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.44%) HTTP
2 7 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.72%) LDAP
4 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.18%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.24%) MongoDB
2 36 (6.52%) MySQL
3 26 (4.71%) NoSQL
4 25 (4.53%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 17 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.72%) Redis
8 14 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.63%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.91%) Big Data
12 4 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.54%) DB2
13 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 284 (51.45%) gulp
2 208 (37.68%) Git (software)
3 123 (22.28%) Jasmine
4 89 (16.12%) Mocha
5 76 (13.77%) Bower
6 65 (11.78%) Karma Test Runner
7 43 (7.79%) Subversion
8 42 (7.61%) Maven
9 39 (7.07%) JIRA
10 37 (6.70%) Selenium
11 31 (5.62%) Jenkins
12 26 (4.71%) webpack
13 24 (4.35%) PhantomJS
14 23 (4.17%) Protractor
15 21 (3.80%) TeamCity
16 20 (3.62%) Vagrant
17 18 (3.26%) Cucumber
18 14 (2.54%) Babel
18 14 (2.54%) WebDriver
19 13 (2.36%) Mercurial
General
1 75 (13.59%) Finance
2 38 (6.88%) Banking
3 19 (3.44%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.08%) Publishing
5 16 (2.90%) Marketing
6 14 (2.54%) Front Office
7 12 (2.17%) Retail
8 9 (1.63%) Games
9 8 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.72%) Advertising
10 4 (0.72%) Hungarian Language
10 4 (0.72%) Law
11 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.54%) Legal
12 2 (0.36%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 520 (94.20%) Developer
2 247 (44.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 190 (34.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 104 (18.84%) Angular Developer
5 74 (13.41%) HTML Developer
5 74 (13.41%) UI Developer
6 68 (12.32%) Senior Developer
7 67 (12.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 54 (9.78%) Web Developer
9 47 (8.51%) HTML CSS Developer
10 36 (6.52%) Node.js Developer
11 25 (4.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 24 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 18 (3.26%) JavaScript Engineer
14 16 (2.90%) PHP Developer
14 16 (2.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 16 (2.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 16 (2.90%) Software Developer
15 15 (2.72%) .NET Developer
15 15 (2.72%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (86.59%) HTML
2 470 (85.14%) CSS
3 349 (63.22%) HTML5
4 334 (60.51%) AngularJS
5 321 (58.15%) Sass
6 273 (49.46%) CSS3
7 207 (37.50%) jQuery
8 150 (27.17%) React
9 144 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 121 (21.92%) LESS
11 95 (17.21%) Backbone.js
12 70 (12.68%) RESTful
13 66 (11.96%) RequireJS
14 64 (11.59%) REST
15 54 (9.78%) JSON
16 49 (8.88%) Web Services
17 38 (6.88%) .NET
18 36 (6.52%) Ember.js
19 35 (6.34%) D3.js
20 32 (5.80%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 86 (15.58%) User Experience
2 20 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (3.08%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.36%) Animation
4 13 (2.36%) W3C
5 11 (1.99%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.99%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.27%) iPad
7 6 (1.09%) New Media
8 5 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.72%) Equities
9 4 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.72%) Online Games
10 3 (0.54%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.54%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.54%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.36%) Blog
11 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.36%) NHS
11 2 (0.36%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.07%) Linux
2 19 (3.44%) Windows
3 16 (2.90%) Unix
4 9 (1.63%) Android
5 8 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.09%) CentOS
8 5 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (50.54%) Front End Development
3 165 (29.89%) TDD
4 119 (21.56%) OO
5 118 (21.38%) Web Development
6 106 (19.20%) Responsive Web Design
7 91 (16.49%) MVC
8 81 (14.67%) Scrum
9 73 (13.22%) BDD
10 61 (11.05%) E-Commerce
11 54 (9.78%) Unit Testing
12 52 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (7.07%) OOP
14 30 (5.43%) Automated Testing
14 30 (5.43%) Software Engineering
14 30 (5.43%) Web Design
15 26 (4.71%) Progressive Enhancement
16 25 (4.53%) Analytics
17 22 (3.99%) DevOps
18 21 (3.80%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 508 (92.03%) JavaScript
2 99 (17.93%) Java
3 61 (11.05%) PHP
4 59 (10.69%) ES6
5 46 (8.33%) SQL
6 37 (6.70%) TypeScript
7 33 (5.98%) C#
8 27 (4.89%) Python
9 24 (4.35%) Ruby
10 16 (2.90%) ECMAScript
11 13 (2.36%) Scala
12 9 (1.63%) CoffeeScript
13 8 (1.45%) C
14 6 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.09%) JSX
15 5 (0.91%) C++
15 5 (0.91%) Dart
16 4 (0.72%) Clojure
16 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.54%) Degree
3 11 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.44%) WAI
2 4 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.72%) QA
3 3 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (3.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.72%) Puppet
3 3 (0.54%) Ansible
3 3 (0.54%) Kibana
3 3 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.36%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.36%) logstash
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.36%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (6.88%) Adobe
2 31 (5.62%) Oracle
3 26 (4.71%) Twitter
4 14 (2.54%) Google
5 11 (1.99%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.81%) SAP
7 8 (1.45%) Zend
8 7 (1.27%) Facebook
8 7 (1.27%) hybris
9 6 (1.09%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.91%) Microsoft
11 4 (0.72%) Telerik
12 3 (0.54%) Akamai
13 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.36%) Informatica
13 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.36%) Siebel
13 2 (0.36%) Splunk
13 2 (0.36%) VMware
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
24 Seven
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
solocal
Salary: market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 420 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + exciting benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bromley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 27 days ago