The first table below looks at the demand for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 16 April 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 502 539 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 101 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.027% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 57 12 0
Average daily rate £395 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-25.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7045 5495 5884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.26% 11.31% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3484 3429
Average daily rate £375 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grunt within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Grunt
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +45 94 £400 -5.88% 26
London +25 68 £425 +6.25% 19
South East - 17 £335 - 4
City of London -3 10 £543 +35.62% 10
Berkshire - 10 £335 - 1
East of England -32 6 £375 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £494 - 1
Wales - 2 £344 - 2
South Wales - 2 £344 - 2
Hertfordshire -12 1 £275 -38.88%
Manchester - 1 £375 -
Cardiff - 1 £363 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £375 -
South West - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 130 (97.01%) JavaScript
2 124 (92.54%) HTML
3 122 (91.04%) CSS
4 93 (69.40%) HTML5
5 80 (59.70%) CSS3
6 62 (46.27%) Sass
7 57 (42.54%) Git (software)
8 56 (41.79%) AngularJS
8 56 (41.79%) jQuery
9 53 (39.55%) TDD
9 53 (39.55%) Node.js
10 50 (37.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 38 (28.36%) OO
12 37 (27.61%) Subversion
13 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (26.12%) Java
14 35 (26.12%) Jasmine
15 27 (20.15%) Web Design
15 27 (20.15%) Web Development
16 25 (18.66%) Linux
16 25 (18.66%) Bower
17 24 (17.91%) LESS
17 24 (17.91%) Backbone.js
18 23 (17.16%) Mocha
18 23 (17.16%) UNIX
19 22 (16.42%) Scrum
20 19 (14.18%) Mustache
21 18 (13.43%) Yeoman
21 18 (13.43%) MVC
22 17 (12.69%) Unit Testing

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 53 (39.55%) Node.js
2 11 (8.21%) CMS
3 6 (4.48%) Apache
4 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.24%) lighttpd
6 2 (1.49%) WordPress
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.73%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) GitHub
2 4 (2.99%) Heroku
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.75%) FTP
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.75%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 57 (42.54%) Git (software)
2 37 (27.61%) Subversion
3 35 (26.12%) Jasmine
4 25 (18.66%) Bower
5 23 (17.16%) Mocha
6 18 (13.43%) Yeoman
7 14 (10.45%) Jenkins
8 12 (8.96%) Ant
9 10 (7.46%) PhoneGap
10 8 (5.97%) Maven
11 7 (5.22%) WebDriver
11 7 (5.22%) QUnit
12 5 (3.73%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (2.99%) TeamCity
14 3 (2.24%) PhantomJS
15 2 (1.49%) PHPUnit
15 2 (1.49%) RubyGems
16 1 (0.75%) NUnit
16 1 (0.75%) JIRA
16 1 (0.75%) Redmine
General
1 10 (7.46%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Retail
3 6 (4.48%) Marketing
4 5 (3.73%) Back Office
5 3 (2.24%) Front Office
6 2 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (87.31%) Developer
2 77 (57.46%) Front-End Developer
3 25 (18.66%) Web Developer
4 19 (14.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (11.94%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Mobile Web Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Architect
11 2 (1.49%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (1.49%) Technical Specialist
11 2 (1.49%) Java Developer
12 1 (0.75%) .NET Developer
12 1 (0.75%) Senior Software Engineer
12 1 (0.75%) HTML Developer
12 1 (0.75%) Java Swing Developer
12 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 1 (0.75%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (92.54%) HTML
2 122 (91.04%) CSS
3 93 (69.40%) HTML5
4 80 (59.70%) CSS3
5 62 (46.27%) Sass
6 56 (41.79%) AngularJS
6 56 (41.79%) jQuery
7 24 (17.91%) LESS
7 24 (17.91%) Backbone.js
8 19 (14.18%) Mustache
9 15 (11.19%) XHTML
9 15 (11.19%) OOCSS
10 14 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (8.96%) JSON
11 12 (8.96%) JSP
12 8 (5.97%) Ember.js
12 8 (5.97%) RESTful
12 8 (5.97%) .NET
13 7 (5.22%) JSTL
13 7 (5.22%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Open Source
2 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.73%) Animation
4 5 (3.73%) W3C
5 3 (2.24%) RIA
5 3 (2.24%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.24%) iPhone
5 3 (2.24%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.49%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.66%) Linux
2 23 (17.16%) UNIX
3 10 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.46%) Windows
4 9 (6.72%) Mac OS X
4 9 (6.72%) Android
4 9 (6.72%) Windows Phone
4 9 (6.72%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (3.73%) AIX
6 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.75%) Fedora
6 1 (0.75%) Debian
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.55%) TDD
2 50 (37.31%) Responsive Web Design
3 38 (28.36%) OO
4 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (20.15%) Web Design
5 27 (20.15%) Web Development
6 22 (16.42%) Scrum
7 18 (13.43%) MVC
8 17 (12.69%) Unit Testing
9 15 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (11.19%) BDD
10 10 (7.46%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.22%) Test Scripting
12 5 (3.73%) Pair Programming
12 5 (3.73%) Low Latency
13 4 (2.99%) Graceful Degradation
13 4 (2.99%) iOS Development
13 4 (2.99%) Software Engineering
14 3 (2.24%) Capacity Planning
14 3 (2.24%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 130 (97.01%) JavaScript
2 35 (26.12%) Java
3 11 (8.21%) PHP
4 9 (6.72%) C#
5 6 (4.48%) Objective-C
6 5 (3.73%) Ruby
7 4 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.49%) SQL
8 2 (1.49%) PHP5
8 2 (1.49%) Groovy
9 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.75%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Degree
3 1 (0.75%) PMP
3 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Puppet
2 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (8.96%) Adobe
2 7 (5.22%) Google
2 7 (5.22%) ATG
3 6 (4.48%) Twitter
4 5 (3.73%) IBM
5 2 (1.49%) Zend
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.75%) Apple
6 1 (0.75%) Foundry
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