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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 320 405 489
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +84
Contract jobs citing Grunt 349 281 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.99% 3.49% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 232 108
Median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.12 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £80.00

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
8745 8062 7301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.40% 13.82% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 5288 4656
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 160 137
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +82 340 £413 +10.00% 101
London +35 226 £438 +12.90% 53
City of London +38 33 £410 +20.58% 10
South East +5 27 £328 +9.16% 13
East Midlands +18 23 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 20 £398 - 1
Nottingham - 20 £398 - 1
North West +17 15 £400 +6.66% 15
East of England +21 13 £375 +10.29% 6
West Yorkshire +10 10 £325 -31.57% 5
Yorkshire +8 10 £325 -31.57% 5
Leeds +5 10 £325 -31.57% 5
South West +5 9 £325 -13.33% 3
Berkshire +5 8 £263 -39.13% 2
West Midlands -26 8 £275 -8.33% 5
Cheshire +13 7 £400 +14.28% 2
Scotland +6 7 £400 +3.22% 2
Tyne and Wear - 7 £410 -
North East - 7 £410 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £410 -
Glasgow +16 6 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +21 5 £375 +10.29%
Manchester -1 5 £388 +10.71% 12
Bristol -5 5 £325 -7.14%
Birmingham - 4 £425 - 3
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £90 -70.00%
Merseyside +12 3 £400 +122.22% 1
Liverpool +8 3 £400 +122.22% 1
Surrey +3 3 £434 +92.77% 4
West Sussex - 3 £500 -

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 627 (91.27%) JavaScript
2 595 (86.61%) HTML
3 586 (85.30%) CSS
4 448 (65.21%) HTML5
5 396 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
6 395 (57.50%) AngularJS
7 370 (53.86%) CSS3
8 342 (49.78%) gulp
9 331 (48.18%) Sass
10 329 (47.89%) Front End Development
11 279 (40.61%) Node.js
12 276 (40.17%) jQuery
13 275 (40.03%) Git (software)
14 195 (28.38%) Web Development
15 190 (27.66%) LESS
16 184 (26.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 184 (26.78%) TDD
17 180 (26.20%) React
18 152 (22.13%) OO
19 143 (20.82%) Jasmine
20 135 (19.65%) Responsive Web Design
21 119 (17.32%) User Experience
22 117 (17.03%) Scrum
23 111 (16.16%) Bower
24 109 (15.87%) Java
25 108 (15.72%) MVC
26 103 (14.99%) ES6
27 102 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
28 96 (13.97%) BDD
28 96 (13.97%) Backbone.js

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 49 (7.13%) CMS
2 33 (4.80%) Confluence
3 30 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (3.06%) nginx
5 18 (2.62%) WordPress
6 16 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 16 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.04%) JBoss
8 12 (1.75%) IIS
9 11 (1.60%) Apache
10 6 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.73%) Drupal
11 5 (0.73%) Mule
11 5 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.58%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.44%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 64 (9.32%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.02%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (0.87%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.29%) InVision
7 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (0.73%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.73%) Unica
3 3 (0.44%) Magento
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.66%) GitHub
3 18 (2.62%) SaaS
4 17 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.58%) Bluemix
6 4 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.29%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.29%) Heroku
9 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.04%) HTTP
2 7 (1.02%) Network Security
3 4 (0.58%) Internet
3 4 (0.58%) LDAP
3 4 (0.58%) SSL
4 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.09%) MongoDB
2 27 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.64%) MySQL
4 22 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.77%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (2.33%) Redis
8 14 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.60%) DB2
10 5 (0.73%) Big Data
10 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.44%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.29%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 342 (49.78%) gulp
2 275 (40.03%) Git (software)
3 143 (20.82%) Jasmine
4 111 (16.16%) Bower
5 86 (12.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 75 (10.92%) Mocha
7 73 (10.63%) Jenkins
8 68 (9.90%) JIRA
9 63 (9.17%) Subversion
10 52 (7.57%) Selenium
11 49 (7.13%) Maven
12 40 (5.82%) Protractor
13 33 (4.80%) Cucumber
13 33 (4.80%) TeamCity
14 30 (4.37%) webpack
15 29 (4.22%) WebDriver
16 25 (3.64%) Vagrant
17 24 (3.49%) Babel
18 18 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
19 16 (2.33%) PhantomJS
General
1 84 (12.23%) Finance
2 48 (6.99%) Banking
3 23 (3.35%) Games
3 23 (3.35%) Retail
4 21 (3.06%) Advertising
4 21 (3.06%) Front Office
5 17 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.47%) Publishing
6 16 (2.33%) Marketing
7 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.29%) Law
9 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 651 (94.76%) Developer
2 330 (48.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 208 (30.28%) JavaScript Developer
4 112 (16.30%) Angular Developer
5 99 (14.41%) UI Developer
6 97 (14.12%) Senior Developer
7 88 (12.81%) HTML Developer
8 81 (11.79%) Web Developer
9 65 (9.46%) Full Stack Developer
10 58 (8.44%) HTML CSS Developer
11 40 (5.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 34 (4.95%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 31 (4.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 18 (2.62%) Java Developer
14 18 (2.62%) Node.js Developer
14 18 (2.62%) Software Developer
15 16 (2.33%) Lead Developer
15 16 (2.33%) Web UI Developer
16 15 (2.18%) JavaScript Engineer
16 15 (2.18%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (86.61%) HTML
2 586 (85.30%) CSS
3 448 (65.21%) HTML5
4 395 (57.50%) AngularJS
5 370 (53.86%) CSS3
6 331 (48.18%) Sass
7 279 (40.61%) Node.js
8 276 (40.17%) jQuery
9 190 (27.66%) LESS
10 184 (26.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 180 (26.20%) React
12 96 (13.97%) Backbone.js
13 93 (13.54%) REST
14 80 (11.64%) RequireJS
15 74 (10.77%) RESTful
16 54 (7.86%) Ajax
17 52 (7.57%) Compass CSS Framework
17 52 (7.57%) JSON
18 51 (7.42%) .NET
19 47 (6.84%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 119 (17.32%) User Experience
2 22 (3.20%) Visualisation
3 20 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.04%) Hedge funds
5 13 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.75%) Smartphone
7 10 (1.46%) Equities
7 10 (1.46%) W3C
8 9 (1.31%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.31%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.16%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.16%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.16%) Graphic Design
10 7 (1.02%) iPad
11 5 (0.73%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.73%) Derivative
11 5 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.68%) Linux
2 21 (3.06%) Unix
2 21 (3.06%) Windows
3 15 (2.18%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.75%) Android
5 9 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (47.89%) Front End Development
3 195 (28.38%) Web Development
4 184 (26.78%) TDD
5 152 (22.13%) OO
6 135 (19.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 117 (17.03%) Scrum
8 108 (15.72%) MVC
9 102 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
10 96 (13.97%) BDD
11 75 (10.92%) OOP
12 71 (10.33%) E-Commerce
13 51 (7.42%) Unit Testing
14 47 (6.84%) Software Engineering
15 44 (6.40%) Analytics
16 40 (5.82%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 39 (5.68%) Automated Testing
18 38 (5.53%) Open Source
19 36 (5.24%) Web Design
20 30 (4.37%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 627 (91.27%) JavaScript
2 109 (15.87%) Java
3 103 (14.99%) ES6
4 73 (10.63%) PHP
5 54 (7.86%) C#
6 37 (5.39%) SQL
7 31 (4.51%) Python
8 28 (4.08%) Ruby
9 26 (3.78%) TypeScript
10 17 (2.47%) Scala
11 9 (1.31%) C
12 8 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.73%) Clojure
13 5 (0.73%) ECMAScript
13 5 (0.73%) Groovy
13 5 (0.73%) JSX
14 4 (0.58%) Haskell
14 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.44%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.44%) Dart
Qualifications
1 31 (4.51%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.62%) Degree
4 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.99%) WAI
2 19 (2.77%) QA
3 7 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.29%) WCAG
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (6.99%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.29%) Varnish
3 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.04%) Ansible
2 11 (1.60%) Puppet
3 6 (0.87%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.29%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.29%) logstash
4 2 (0.29%) rkt
4 2 (0.29%) Terraform
4 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.29%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.15%) Grafana
5 1 (0.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 61 (8.88%) Adobe
2 38 (5.53%) Oracle
3 21 (3.06%) Zend
4 17 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 15 (2.18%) Microsoft
6 11 (1.60%) SAP
7 7 (1.02%) hybris
7 7 (1.02%) Twitter
8 5 (0.73%) F5
8 5 (0.73%) Google
8 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.44%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.44%) Sage
10 2 (0.29%) Akamai
10 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.29%) Informatica
10 2 (0.29%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.29%) Splunk
10 2 (0.29%) Syncfusion
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market leading rates - Dependant upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Success Appointments
Rate: Unspecified £Highly Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago