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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 467 551 -
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 126 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.033% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 96 13 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6995 5870 6070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.50% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4485 3689 3562
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 +77 119 £425 +13.33% 38
London +77 88 £450 +20.00% 27
City of London +25 18 £625 +66.66% 9
South East - 10 £350 - 2
Berkshire - 6 £335 - 1
South West - 5 £438 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £296 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £365 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £375 - 1
Devon - 3 £439 - 1
Southampton - 3 £365 -
East of England - 3 £375 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £273 -
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Cambridge - 2 £375 -
Exeter - 2 £438 - 1
Leeds - 1 £335 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £335 -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 205 (92.76%) JavaScript
2 194 (87.78%) CSS
3 192 (86.88%) HTML
4 140 (63.35%) HTML5
5 128 (57.92%) AngularJS
6 101 (45.70%) jQuery
7 97 (43.89%) CSS3
8 79 (35.75%) Sass
8 79 (35.75%) Git (software)
9 72 (32.58%) Node.js
9 72 (32.58%) OO
10 71 (32.13%) TDD
11 63 (28.51%) Java
12 58 (26.24%) Jasmine
13 56 (25.34%) Responsive Web Design
14 54 (24.43%) Bower
15 53 (23.98%) Backbone.js
15 53 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (21.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 43 (19.46%) Subversion
18 37 (16.74%) Web Development
19 31 (14.03%) Adobe
20 30 (13.57%) MVC
20 30 (13.57%) Scrum
20 30 (13.57%) LESS
20 30 (13.57%) WebDriver
21 29 (13.12%) Linux
22 28 (12.67%) Yeoman
23 27 (12.22%) RESTful
24 26 (11.76%) Continuous Integration

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 72 (32.58%) Node.js
2 17 (7.69%) CMS
3 8 (3.62%) Confluence
4 7 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.71%) Apache
6 4 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.81%) nginx
7 2 (0.90%) Drupal
7 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.17%) GitHub
2 6 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.36%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.98%) Internet
2 3 (1.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (5.88%) MySQL
3 5 (2.26%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.26%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.36%) Big Data
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.45%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 79 (35.75%) Git (software)
2 58 (26.24%) Jasmine
3 54 (24.43%) Bower
4 43 (19.46%) Subversion
5 30 (13.57%) WebDriver
6 28 (12.67%) Yeoman
7 26 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 23 (10.41%) Karma Test Runner
8 23 (10.41%) Mocha
9 12 (5.43%) QUnit
10 11 (4.98%) Maven
11 9 (4.07%) JIRA
12 8 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (3.62%) PhoneGap
13 7 (3.17%) Selenium
14 6 (2.71%) Ant
14 6 (2.71%) PhantomJS
15 5 (2.26%) TeamCity
16 4 (1.81%) Cucumber
17 3 (1.36%) Behat
General
1 10 (4.52%) Front Office
1 10 (4.52%) Finance
2 9 (4.07%) Retail
3 7 (3.17%) Banking
3 7 (3.17%) Back Office
4 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.36%) Advertising
5 3 (1.36%) Games
5 3 (1.36%) Marketing
6 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.90%) International Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 190 (85.97%) Developer
2 101 (45.70%) Front-End Developer
3 50 (22.62%) JavaScript Developer
4 43 (19.46%) Web Developer
5 14 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (4.07%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 8 (3.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 7 (3.17%) Architect
9 6 (2.71%) UI Developer
9 6 (2.71%) Mobile Web Developer
9 6 (2.71%) Mobile Developer
9 6 (2.71%) UI Programmer
10 5 (2.26%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (2.26%) Java Developer
11 3 (1.36%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.36%) Technical Architect
11 3 (1.36%) Designer
11 3 (1.36%) PHP Developer
12 2 (0.90%) HTML Developer
12 2 (0.90%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (87.78%) CSS
2 192 (86.88%) HTML
3 140 (63.35%) HTML5
4 128 (57.92%) AngularJS
5 101 (45.70%) jQuery
6 97 (43.89%) CSS3
7 79 (35.75%) Sass
8 53 (23.98%) Backbone.js
9 47 (21.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (13.57%) LESS
11 27 (12.22%) RESTful
12 25 (11.31%) Apache Flex
13 23 (10.41%) XHTML
14 22 (9.95%) Mustache
15 20 (9.05%) JSON
16 17 (7.69%) Ajax
17 16 (7.24%) Ember.js
18 14 (6.33%) JSP
19 13 (5.88%) .NET
19 13 (5.88%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (9.05%) Open Source
3 13 (5.88%) RIA
4 10 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.07%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.17%) Animation
7 5 (2.26%) W3C
8 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.36%) Physics
9 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.36%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.36%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.36%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.36%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.90%) Equities
10 2 (0.90%) iPhone
10 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.45%) Social Media
11 1 (0.45%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.12%) Linux
2 26 (11.76%) UNIX
3 9 (4.07%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.62%) Windows
5 7 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.71%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (2.71%) Windows Phone
6 6 (2.71%) AIX
6 6 (2.71%) Android
7 3 (1.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) Fedora
8 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.58%) OO
2 71 (32.13%) TDD
3 56 (25.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 53 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (16.74%) Web Development
6 30 (13.57%) Scrum
6 30 (13.57%) MVC
7 26 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (10.41%) Web Design
9 21 (9.50%) E-Commerce
10 19 (8.60%) Unit Testing
11 16 (7.24%) BDD
11 16 (7.24%) Low Latency
12 9 (4.07%) Test Scripting
13 8 (3.62%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.17%) Automated Testing
15 6 (2.71%) Test Automation
16 5 (2.26%) Kanban
17 4 (1.81%) Capacity Planning
17 4 (1.81%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (92.76%) JavaScript
2 63 (28.51%) Java
3 18 (8.14%) PHP
4 12 (5.43%) Python
5 11 (4.98%) C#
6 8 (3.62%) Ruby
7 7 (3.17%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.26%) SQL
9 2 (0.90%) C++
9 2 (0.90%) PHP5
9 2 (0.90%) Clojure
10 1 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.45%) C
10 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.36%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) WAI
1 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.36%) VirtualBox
1 3 (1.36%) vCloud
2 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (4.52%) Puppet
2 8 (3.62%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (14.03%) Adobe
2 10 (4.52%) Twitter
3 9 (4.07%) ATG
4 8 (3.62%) Google
5 7 (3.17%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.71%) IBM
7 4 (1.81%) Facebook
8 3 (1.36%) VMware
8 3 (1.36%) EMC
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.45%) Apple
9 1 (0.45%) Zend
9 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.45%) Sencha
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