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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 339 349 425
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +76
Contract jobs citing Grunt 305 320 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.58% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% 3.88% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 225 166
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £24.23 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
8247 8251 7384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 14.97% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5558 5078
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 181 119
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £24.38 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.76 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +2 289 £425 +9.67% 122
London -19 170 £450 +12.50% 68
South East +28 50 £423 +25.18% 12
City of London +16 36 £450 +7.78% 9
Yorkshire +37 24 £339 +4.30% 13
West Yorkshire +42 23 £340 +13.16% 8
Leeds +37 21 £345 +15.00% 7
Surrey +30 19 £441 +3.82% 1
Woking - 15 £450 -
North West -2 14 £388 +10.71% 10
Hampshire +26 12 £475 +26.66% 2
East Midlands +5 10 £450 +12.50% 3
West Midlands -8 9 £313 +20.19% 6
Cheshire +25 8 £363 - 1
Scotland +9 8 £413 -5.71% 3
Berkshire - 7 £288 - 1
South West -5 6 £375 - 4
Reading - 6 £250 -
Edinburgh +18 5 £413 -5.71% 3
Wales -6 5 £340 -6.20% 3
Southampton - 5 - -
Northamptonshire - 5 £450 -
Bristol +6 4 £375 - 1
Staffordshire +2 4 £325 +25.00%
Manchester -6 4 £400 +33.33% 7
Leicestershire 0 3 £335 -16.25% 2
Oxfordshire 0 3 £415 +38.33% 3
East of England -10 3 £275 -26.66% 6
Croydon -18 3 £500 +11.11%
Leicester - 3 £335 - 1

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 578 (88.79%) JavaScript
2 528 (81.11%) CSS
3 507 (77.88%) HTML
4 386 (59.29%) AngularJS
5 374 (57.45%) HTML5
6 363 (55.76%) CSS3
7 356 (54.69%) gulp
8 352 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
9 312 (47.93%) Front End Development
10 286 (43.93%) Git (software)
11 275 (42.24%) Node.js
12 266 (40.86%) jQuery
13 258 (39.63%) Sass
14 222 (34.10%) React
15 209 (32.10%) LESS
16 206 (31.64%) TDD
17 179 (27.50%) Web Development
18 164 (25.19%) OO
19 162 (24.88%) Jasmine
20 142 (21.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 142 (21.81%) Bower
21 127 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
22 126 (19.35%) MVC
23 124 (19.05%) BDD
24 115 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
25 111 (17.05%) Java
26 110 (16.90%) RESTful
27 97 (14.90%) C#
27 97 (14.90%) Scrum
28 93 (14.29%) E-Commerce

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 32 (4.92%) CMS
2 24 (3.69%) Confluence
3 20 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (2.92%) WordPress
5 17 (2.61%) nginx
6 16 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 16 (2.46%) Tomcat
7 15 (2.30%) JBoss
8 12 (1.84%) IIS
9 8 (1.23%) Drupal
10 7 (1.08%) Apache
11 6 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.77%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.61%) Magnolia
13 4 (0.61%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.46%) WildFly
15 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (8.29%) Photoshop
2 13 (2.00%) Pixelmator
3 12 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.08%) MS Excel
5 4 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.31%) InVision
8 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (0.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) RMDS
3 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.37%) GitHub
2 42 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.84%) SaaS
5 5 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.61%) IaaS
7 3 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.46%) Heroku
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.92%) HTTP
2 13 (2.00%) SSL
3 11 (1.69%) DNS
4 7 (1.08%) Network Security
5 6 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.77%) Internet
7 1 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.53%) MongoDB
3 19 (2.92%) MySQL
4 15 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.38%) DB2
6 9 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.77%) Redis
9 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.46%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.46%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.46%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.31%) HBase
11 2 (0.31%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.31%) Riak
Development Applications
1 356 (54.69%) gulp
2 286 (43.93%) Git (software)
3 162 (24.88%) Jasmine
4 142 (21.81%) Bower
5 83 (12.75%) Karma Test Runner
6 69 (10.60%) Jenkins
6 69 (10.60%) webpack
7 65 (9.98%) Mocha
7 65 (9.98%) Selenium
8 58 (8.91%) Maven
9 53 (8.14%) Protractor
10 46 (7.07%) JIRA
11 38 (5.84%) Vagrant
12 35 (5.38%) Cucumber
13 32 (4.92%) WebDriver
14 30 (4.61%) Subversion
14 30 (4.61%) TeamCity
15 29 (4.45%) NuGet
16 28 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 78 (11.98%) Finance
2 43 (6.61%) Banking
3 31 (4.76%) Games
4 22 (3.38%) Retail
5 14 (2.15%) Front Office
6 13 (2.00%) Publishing
7 12 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.84%) Marketing
8 11 (1.69%) Advertising
9 7 (1.08%) Back Office
10 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.61%) Legal
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 617 (94.78%) Developer
2 311 (47.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 196 (30.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 116 (17.82%) Angular Developer
5 102 (15.67%) Senior Developer
6 93 (14.29%) UI Developer
7 92 (14.13%) HTML Developer
8 70 (10.75%) Web Developer
9 55 (8.45%) HTML CSS Developer
10 52 (7.99%) Full Stack Developer
11 42 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 36 (5.53%) .NET Developer
12 36 (5.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 35 (5.38%) Node.js Developer
14 34 (5.22%) Java Developer
15 29 (4.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 28 (4.30%) C# Developer
17 17 (2.61%) Lead Developer
18 15 (2.30%) Web UI Developer
19 13 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (81.11%) CSS
2 507 (77.88%) HTML
3 386 (59.29%) AngularJS
4 374 (57.45%) HTML5
5 363 (55.76%) CSS3
6 275 (42.24%) Node.js
7 266 (40.86%) jQuery
8 258 (39.63%) Sass
9 222 (34.10%) React
10 209 (32.10%) LESS
11 142 (21.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 110 (16.90%) RESTful
13 91 (13.98%) .NET
14 88 (13.52%) Backbone.js
15 69 (10.60%) Ajax
16 67 (10.29%) JSON
17 66 (10.14%) REST
17 66 (10.14%) Web Services
18 54 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web API
19 51 (7.83%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.67%) User Experience
2 23 (3.53%) Visualisation
3 16 (2.46%) W3C
4 14 (2.15%) Graphic Design
4 14 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.00%) Fintech
6 12 (1.84%) Algorithms
6 12 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (1.84%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.54%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.38%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.08%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.08%) Equities
10 6 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.77%) Blog
11 5 (0.77%) DataPower
11 5 (0.77%) Derivative
12 4 (0.61%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.61%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.84%) Linux
2 19 (2.92%) Unix
3 16 (2.46%) Windows
4 10 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.08%) Android
7 6 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.31%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (47.93%) Front End Development
3 206 (31.64%) TDD
4 179 (27.50%) Web Development
5 164 (25.19%) OO
6 127 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 126 (19.35%) MVC
8 124 (19.05%) BDD
9 115 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
10 97 (14.90%) Scrum
11 93 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 56 (8.60%) Software Engineering
13 54 (8.29%) Unit Testing
14 43 (6.61%) OOP
15 42 (6.45%) DevOps
15 42 (6.45%) Kanban
15 42 (6.45%) Open Source
16 37 (5.68%) Microservices
17 34 (5.22%) Continuous Deployment
18 33 (5.07%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 578 (88.79%) JavaScript
2 111 (17.05%) Java
3 97 (14.90%) C#
4 81 (12.44%) ES6
5 57 (8.76%) PHP
6 31 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 30 (4.61%) SQL
8 26 (3.99%) Python
9 17 (2.61%) Scala
10 16 (2.46%) Ruby
11 6 (0.92%) Haskell
12 4 (0.61%) GraphQL
12 4 (0.61%) Groovy
13 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.46%) C
13 3 (0.46%) Clojure
13 3 (0.46%) Perl
13 3 (0.46%) Rust
14 2 (0.31%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.76%) Degree
3 30 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.84%) WAI
2 18 (2.76%) QA
3 10 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.92%) WCAG
5 3 (0.46%) SDET
6 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 63 (9.68%) Docker
2 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.31%) HDFS
3 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (3.99%) Puppet
2 24 (3.69%) Ansible
3 10 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.46%) Grafana
4 3 (0.46%) Kibana
4 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.31%) Nagios
5 2 (0.31%) Salt
5 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.15%) Marathon
6 1 (0.15%) Mesos
6 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 52 (7.99%) Adobe
2 25 (3.84%) Oracle
3 17 (2.61%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.46%) Zend
5 14 (2.15%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.38%) Perforce
7 8 (1.23%) Google
8 5 (0.77%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.77%) F5
8 5 (0.77%) Sage
9 4 (0.61%) hybris
10 3 (0.46%) Akamai
10 3 (0.46%) Apigee
10 3 (0.46%) Twitter
11 2 (0.31%) Ektron
11 2 (0.31%) New Relic
11 2 (0.31%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.31%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.31%) Splunk
11 2 (0.31%) Syncfusion
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