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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 496 538 -
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 100 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 58 12 0
Average daily rate £400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-19.44% -
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
6985 5469 5828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.42% 11.28% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4456 3489 3419
Average daily rate £375 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 132 202
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.25 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%

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 23 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 23 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 +33 95 £400 -5.88% 13
London +43 67 £425 +6.25% 9
South East - 17 £335 - 2
City of London +1 11 £543 +35.62%
Berkshire - 11 £335 - 1
East of England -34 7 £375 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £494 -
Hertfordshire -11 2 £275 -38.88%
Manchester - 1 £375 -
Cardiff - 1 £363 -
North West - 1 £375 -
Wales - 1 £363 -
South Wales - 1 £363 -
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 135 (97.12%) JavaScript
2 129 (92.81%) HTML
3 127 (91.37%) CSS
4 98 (70.50%) HTML5
5 85 (61.15%) CSS3
6 64 (46.04%) Sass
7 61 (43.88%) jQuery
8 60 (43.17%) AngularJS
8 60 (43.17%) Git (software)
9 57 (41.01%) TDD
10 53 (38.13%) Node.js
11 51 (36.69%) Responsive Web Design
12 41 (29.50%) OO
13 38 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (27.34%) Subversion
14 37 (26.62%) Jasmine
15 36 (25.90%) Java
16 27 (19.42%) Web Design
16 27 (19.42%) Web Development
17 26 (18.71%) Scrum
17 26 (18.71%) Linux
18 25 (17.99%) Bower
19 24 (17.27%) UNIX
20 23 (16.55%) LESS
20 23 (16.55%) Backbone.js
20 23 (16.55%) Mocha
21 19 (13.67%) Mustache
21 19 (13.67%) Yeoman
22 18 (12.95%) XHTML
23 17 (12.23%) MVC

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (38.13%) Node.js
2 12 (8.63%) CMS
3 6 (4.32%) Apache
4 4 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.16%) lighttpd
6 2 (1.44%) WordPress
7 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.60%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) GitHub
2 4 (2.88%) Heroku
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) Internet
2 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.72%) FTP
3 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.91%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.72%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 60 (43.17%) Git (software)
2 38 (27.34%) Subversion
3 37 (26.62%) Jasmine
4 25 (17.99%) Bower
5 23 (16.55%) Mocha
6 19 (13.67%) Yeoman
7 16 (11.51%) Jenkins
8 13 (9.35%) Ant
9 10 (7.19%) PhoneGap
10 9 (6.47%) QUnit
11 8 (5.76%) Maven
12 7 (5.04%) WebDriver
13 6 (4.32%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
15 3 (2.16%) PhantomJS
16 2 (1.44%) RubyGems
16 2 (1.44%) PHPUnit
17 1 (0.72%) NUnit
17 1 (0.72%) JIRA
17 1 (0.72%) Gradle
General
1 10 (7.19%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Retail
3 6 (4.32%) Marketing
3 6 (4.32%) Back Office
4 3 (2.16%) Front Office
5 2 (1.44%) Advertising
5 2 (1.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (87.05%) Developer
2 82 (58.99%) Front-End Developer
3 25 (17.99%) Web Developer
4 19 (13.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (12.23%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.07%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Mobile Web Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Architect
10 2 (1.44%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (1.44%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (1.44%) Java Developer
11 1 (0.72%) .NET Developer
11 1 (0.72%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (0.72%) HTML Developer
11 1 (0.72%) Java Swing Developer
11 1 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 1 (0.72%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (92.81%) HTML
2 127 (91.37%) CSS
3 98 (70.50%) HTML5
4 85 (61.15%) CSS3
5 64 (46.04%) Sass
6 61 (43.88%) jQuery
7 60 (43.17%) AngularJS
8 23 (16.55%) LESS
8 23 (16.55%) Backbone.js
9 19 (13.67%) Mustache
10 18 (12.95%) XHTML
11 15 (10.79%) OOCSS
12 13 (9.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (9.35%) JSON
13 12 (8.63%) JSP
14 9 (6.47%) RESTful
15 8 (5.76%) Ember.js
15 8 (5.76%) .NET
16 7 (5.04%) JSTL
16 7 (5.04%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Open Source
2 9 (6.47%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.32%) Animation
5 5 (3.60%) W3C
6 3 (2.16%) RIA
6 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.16%) iPhone
6 3 (2.16%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.44%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Linux
2 24 (17.27%) UNIX
3 10 (7.19%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.19%) Windows
4 9 (6.47%) Mac OS X
4 9 (6.47%) Android
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Phone
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (4.32%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.72%) Fedora
6 1 (0.72%) Debian
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.01%) TDD
2 51 (36.69%) Responsive Web Design
3 41 (29.50%) OO
4 38 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (19.42%) Web Design
5 27 (19.42%) Web Development
6 26 (18.71%) Scrum
7 17 (12.23%) MVC
7 17 (12.23%) Unit Testing
8 16 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (10.79%) BDD
10 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.04%) Test Scripting
12 5 (3.60%) Pair Programming
12 5 (3.60%) Low Latency
13 4 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (2.88%) Graceful Degradation
13 4 (2.88%) iOS Development
13 4 (2.88%) Software Engineering
14 3 (2.16%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (97.12%) JavaScript
2 36 (25.90%) Java
3 11 (7.91%) PHP
4 9 (6.47%) C#
5 7 (5.04%) Objective-C
6 5 (3.60%) Ruby
7 4 (2.88%) Python
8 2 (1.44%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.44%) SQL
8 2 (1.44%) PHP5
8 2 (1.44%) Groovy
9 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) C
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) PMP
3 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Puppet
2 2 (1.44%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (9.35%) Adobe
2 7 (5.04%) Google
2 7 (5.04%) ATG
3 6 (4.32%) IBM
4 5 (3.60%) Twitter
5 2 (1.44%) Zend
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.72%) Apple
6 1 (0.72%) Foundry
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Rate: £0 - £32,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £240 - £320 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 19 days ago