The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 354 520 532
Rank change year-on-year
+166 +12
Contract jobs citing Grunt 239 46 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.091% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.40% 0.76% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 28 1
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£390 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% -1.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7030 6081 5130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.38% 12.01% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4598 3834 3239
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 116 158
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £17.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.55 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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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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
England +167 221 £400 +6.66% 71
London +124 170 £420 +5.00% 45
City of London +46 35 £425 +13.33% 6
South East -11 18 £370 +54.16% 12
Yorkshire - 13 £375 -
Berkshire +8 7 £365 +52.08% 1
Scotland -3 7 £375 - 1
Edinburgh - 7 £375 - 1
Surrey +2 6 £375 +56.25% 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £375 -
Leeds - 6 £375 -
East of England +9 5 £295 +7.18% 3
East Midlands - 5 £385 - 1
Hertfordshire +10 3 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £425 -13.92%
Watford - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £366 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £344 - 1
North West - 3 £366 - 6
Warwickshire - 2 £325 -
Oxford - 2 £275 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £275 - 5
Guildford -1 1 - -
South West -7 1 £425 +17.24% 2
Newbury - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 £363 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £313 -
Staines - 1 - - 2

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 427 (92.83%) JavaScript
2 419 (91.09%) HTML
3 402 (87.39%) CSS
4 342 (74.35%) HTML5
5 261 (56.74%) CSS3
6 259 (56.30%) AngularJS
7 222 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
8 208 (45.22%) TDD
9 197 (42.83%) Node.js
10 194 (42.17%) jQuery
11 174 (37.83%) OO
12 162 (35.22%) Sass
12 162 (35.22%) Bower
13 144 (31.30%) Git (software)
14 141 (30.65%) Backbone.js
15 138 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 134 (29.13%) Java
17 107 (23.26%) User Experience
18 89 (19.35%) Jasmine
19 81 (17.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 70 (15.22%) Scrum
21 64 (13.91%) Web Development
22 61 (13.26%) JSON
22 61 (13.26%) BDD
23 59 (12.83%) Software Engineering
23 59 (12.83%) MVC
24 56 (12.17%) LESS
25 51 (11.09%) Karma Test Runner
26 49 (10.65%) RESTful
27 48 (10.43%) Banking

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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
1 197 (42.83%) Node.js
2 33 (7.17%) CMS
3 14 (3.04%) Adobe CQ
4 10 (2.17%) Apache
5 9 (1.96%) WordPress
5 9 (1.96%) Drupal
6 5 (1.09%) lighttpd
7 4 (0.87%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.43%) IIS
10 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.22%) JBoss
10 1 (0.22%) SAS
10 1 (0.22%) nginx
10 1 (0.22%) Gunicorn
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.74%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.43%) Tridion
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.52%) Heroku
3 6 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.09%) SaaS
5 3 (0.65%) Force.com
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.43%) Route 53
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.43%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.78%) Internet
2 9 (1.96%) HTTP
3 4 (0.87%) LDAP
4 3 (0.65%) DVB
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.57%) MySQL
2 15 (3.26%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.09%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.65%) Redis
6 3 (0.65%) Neo4j
6 3 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.22%) KDB
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 162 (35.22%) Bower
2 144 (31.30%) Git (software)
3 89 (19.35%) Jasmine
4 51 (11.09%) Karma Test Runner
5 42 (9.13%) Subversion
6 35 (7.61%) Mocha
7 34 (7.39%) WebDriver
8 28 (6.09%) QUnit
9 24 (5.22%) Jenkins
10 19 (4.13%) Maven
11 16 (3.48%) Yeoman
12 14 (3.04%) Selenium
13 12 (2.61%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.74%) PhantomJS
14 8 (1.74%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.52%) Ant
16 6 (1.30%) Cucumber
16 6 (1.30%) Sublime Text
16 6 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 48 (10.43%) Banking
2 32 (6.96%) Finance
3 29 (6.30%) Games
4 22 (4.78%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.48%) Marketing
6 15 (3.26%) Retail
7 6 (1.30%) Front Office
8 5 (1.09%) Publishing
9 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.43%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.43%) Hindi Language
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 420 (91.30%) Developer
2 191 (41.52%) Front-End Developer
3 127 (27.61%) JavaScript Developer
4 87 (18.91%) Web Developer
5 41 (8.91%) Senior Developer
6 22 (4.78%) Front-End Web Developer
7 20 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 15 (3.26%) Senior Web Developer
9 14 (3.04%) UI Developer
9 14 (3.04%) UI Programmer
10 10 (2.17%) Java Developer
11 7 (1.52%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 6 (1.30%) Technical Leader
12 6 (1.30%) Mobile Developer
12 6 (1.30%) PHP Developer
13 5 (1.09%) HTML Developer
13 5 (1.09%) Lead Developer
13 5 (1.09%) Technical Architect
13 5 (1.09%) Architect
13 5 (1.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (91.09%) HTML
2 402 (87.39%) CSS
3 342 (74.35%) HTML5
4 261 (56.74%) CSS3
5 259 (56.30%) AngularJS
6 194 (42.17%) jQuery
7 162 (35.22%) Sass
8 141 (30.65%) Backbone.js
9 81 (17.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 61 (13.26%) JSON
11 56 (12.17%) LESS
12 49 (10.65%) RESTful
13 42 (9.13%) Web Services
14 41 (8.91%) KnockoutJS
15 39 (8.48%) D3.js
16 36 (7.83%) Ajax
17 33 (7.17%) Ember.js
18 32 (6.96%) .NET
19 25 (5.43%) Underscore.js
19 25 (5.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.26%) User Experience
2 23 (5.00%) RIA
3 21 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.26%) Social Media
6 14 (3.04%) Digital Media
7 13 (2.83%) Open Source
8 12 (2.61%) W3C
8 12 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.39%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.30%) Online Games
11 5 (1.09%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.87%) Blog
13 3 (0.65%) Interactive TV
13 3 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
14 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.43%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.43%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.96%) Linux
2 13 (2.83%) UNIX
3 12 (2.61%) Android
3 12 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.52%) Mac OS X
4 7 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.09%) CentOS
6 4 (0.87%) Windows
6 4 (0.87%) VMS
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (45.22%) TDD
3 174 (37.83%) OO
4 138 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 70 (15.22%) Scrum
6 64 (13.91%) Web Development
7 61 (13.26%) BDD
8 59 (12.83%) Software Engineering
8 59 (12.83%) MVC
9 39 (8.48%) Test Automation
10 37 (8.04%) Web Design
11 29 (6.30%) E-Commerce
12 27 (5.87%) Unit Testing
13 26 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (5.00%) OOP
15 20 (4.35%) Dependency Management
16 19 (4.13%) Analytics
17 18 (3.91%) Progressive Enhancement
18 17 (3.70%) Refactoring
19 15 (3.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 427 (92.83%) JavaScript
2 134 (29.13%) Java
3 48 (10.43%) PHP
4 23 (5.00%) Ruby
5 22 (4.78%) Python
6 16 (3.48%) C#
7 11 (2.39%) SQL
8 5 (1.09%) Perl
8 5 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.87%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.65%) C
10 3 (0.65%) Clojure
10 3 (0.65%) Dart
11 2 (0.43%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.43%) R
11 2 (0.43%) Scala
12 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.22%) Lisp
12 1 (0.22%) Ada
12 1 (0.22%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 12 (2.61%) Degree
2 7 (1.52%) VCP4
3 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.43%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) StatsD
3 1 (0.22%) Ansible
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (2.83%) Adobe
1 13 (2.83%) Google
2 8 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle
3 5 (1.09%) Zend
3 5 (1.09%) Facebook
4 4 (0.87%) Twitter
4 4 (0.87%) Sitecore
4 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.65%) Perforce
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.65%) Maxymiser
6 2 (0.43%) Foundry
7 1 (0.22%) VMware
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