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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 314 381 507
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +126
Contract jobs citing Grunt 391 290 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.51% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.47% 3.80% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 231 96
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 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £505 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.06 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.42%
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
8741 7639 6993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 13.38% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5984 5042 4484
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 151
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.39 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +4.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.93 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +67 384 £413 +10.00% 116
London +43 268 £425 +13.33% 58
City of London +67 47 £410 +9.33% 9
South East +17 30 £385 +2.66% 19
East Midlands +14 16 £408 +1.87% 4
Nottingham - 15 £415 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 15 £415 - 2
East of England +10 14 £375 +10.29% 2
West Yorkshire +10 13 £425 -10.52% 5
Yorkshire +9 13 £425 -10.52% 6
North West +4 12 £400 +14.28% 16
North East - 12 £350 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £350 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 12 £350 - 2
Leeds +12 11 £425 -10.52% 5
South West -7 11 £325 -7.14% 2
Cheshire +3 8 £400 +14.28% 2
Surrey -4 7 £385 +71.11% 4
West Midlands -21 7 £220 -35.29% 7
Bristol +1 6 £325 -7.14% 2
Croydon -11 6 £388 -26.19%
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £375 +10.29%
Berkshire -3 5 £263 -38.23% 2
Glasgow +3 4 £375 -
Manchester -1 4 £381 +8.92% 14
Scotland -4 4 £375 -3.22% 5
Hampshire +2 3 £375 -6.25% 4
West Sussex - 3 £500 -
Camberley - 3 £550 -
Hertfordshire +12 2 - - 1

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 631 (91.18%) JavaScript
2 601 (86.85%) HTML
3 594 (85.84%) CSS
4 448 (64.74%) HTML5
5 416 (60.12%) Agile Software Development
6 409 (59.10%) AngularJS
7 363 (52.46%) gulp
8 360 (52.02%) CSS3
9 350 (50.58%) Sass
10 345 (49.86%) Front End Development
11 307 (44.36%) Node.js
12 297 (42.92%) Git (software)
13 271 (39.16%) jQuery
14 196 (28.32%) TDD
15 192 (27.75%) Web Development
16 191 (27.60%) React
17 183 (26.45%) LESS
18 181 (26.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 153 (22.11%) OO
20 146 (21.10%) Jasmine
21 140 (20.23%) Responsive Web Design
22 122 (17.63%) User Experience
23 116 (16.76%) Scrum
24 112 (16.18%) Java
25 106 (15.32%) MVC
26 104 (15.03%) ES6
27 100 (14.45%) Bower
28 98 (14.16%) Backbone.js
29 97 (14.02%) BDD
30 95 (13.73%) Mocha

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 46 (6.65%) CMS
2 30 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (4.05%) Confluence
4 21 (3.03%) nginx
5 18 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 16 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.31%) WordPress
7 14 (2.02%) IIS
7 14 (2.02%) JBoss
8 11 (1.59%) Apache
9 6 (0.87%) ColdFusion
9 6 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.72%) Drupal
10 5 (0.72%) Mule
11 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 67 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 18 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (0.87%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.29%) InVision
7 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 8 (1.16%) Eloqua
1 8 (1.16%) SDL Web 8
1 8 (1.16%) Unica
2 3 (0.43%) Magento
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.91%) GitHub
3 18 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.73%) SaaS
5 7 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.58%) Bluemix
7 4 (0.58%) CloudFront
7 4 (0.58%) 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%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.29%) Heroku
9 1 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.60%) HTTP
2 7 (1.01%) Network Security
2 7 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.58%) LDAP
3 4 (0.58%) SSL
4 2 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.64%) MongoDB
2 34 (4.91%) MySQL
3 30 (4.34%) SQL Server
4 25 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.31%) Redis
9 11 (1.59%) DB2
10 5 (0.72%) Big Data
10 5 (0.72%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.43%) 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%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 363 (52.46%) gulp
2 297 (42.92%) Git (software)
3 146 (21.10%) Jasmine
4 100 (14.45%) Bower
5 95 (13.73%) Mocha
6 86 (12.43%) Karma Test Runner
7 70 (10.12%) Subversion
8 66 (9.54%) Jenkins
9 60 (8.67%) JIRA
10 51 (7.37%) Maven
11 50 (7.23%) Selenium
12 34 (4.91%) Protractor
12 34 (4.91%) TeamCity
13 29 (4.19%) Cucumber
14 28 (4.05%) webpack
15 25 (3.61%) Babel
15 25 (3.61%) Vagrant
16 24 (3.47%) WebDriver
17 20 (2.89%) PhantomJS
18 19 (2.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (11.71%) Finance
2 42 (6.07%) Banking
3 23 (3.32%) Games
3 23 (3.32%) Retail
4 20 (2.89%) Publishing
5 19 (2.75%) Advertising
6 17 (2.46%) Front Office
6 17 (2.46%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.31%) Marketing
8 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.58%) Electronics
9 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 656 (94.80%) Developer
2 330 (47.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 214 (30.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 103 (14.88%) Angular Developer
5 102 (14.74%) UI Developer
6 92 (13.29%) Senior Developer
7 84 (12.14%) HTML Developer
8 82 (11.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 77 (11.13%) Web Developer
10 51 (7.37%) HTML CSS Developer
11 34 (4.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 31 (4.48%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 26 (3.76%) Node.js Developer
14 23 (3.32%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 22 (3.18%) Software Developer
16 21 (3.03%) Senior Full Stack Developer
17 20 (2.89%) Java Developer
18 17 (2.46%) Web UI Developer
19 16 (2.31%) Lead Developer
20 15 (2.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 601 (86.85%) HTML
2 594 (85.84%) CSS
3 448 (64.74%) HTML5
4 409 (59.10%) AngularJS
5 360 (52.02%) CSS3
6 350 (50.58%) Sass
7 307 (44.36%) Node.js
8 271 (39.16%) jQuery
9 191 (27.60%) React
10 183 (26.45%) LESS
11 181 (26.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 98 (14.16%) Backbone.js
13 83 (11.99%) REST
13 83 (11.99%) RESTful
14 77 (11.13%) RequireJS
15 56 (8.09%) JSON
16 51 (7.37%) Ajax
17 49 (7.08%) Compass CSS Framework
18 44 (6.36%) .NET
19 43 (6.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.63%) User Experience
2 24 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 19 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.73%) Smartphone
6 12 (1.73%) W3C
7 11 (1.59%) Equities
8 9 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.30%) Graphic Design
9 8 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.16%) Animation
9 8 (1.16%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.16%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.16%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.16%) iPad
10 6 (0.87%) New Media
11 5 (0.72%) DataPower
11 5 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.78%) Linux
2 23 (3.32%) Unix
3 21 (3.03%) Windows
4 15 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.73%) Android
6 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (60.12%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (49.86%) Front End Development
3 196 (28.32%) TDD
4 192 (27.75%) Web Development
5 153 (22.11%) OO
6 140 (20.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 116 (16.76%) Scrum
8 106 (15.32%) MVC
9 97 (14.02%) BDD
10 94 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
11 74 (10.69%) E-Commerce
12 70 (10.12%) OOP
13 59 (8.53%) Unit Testing
14 50 (7.23%) Software Engineering
15 43 (6.21%) Analytics
16 42 (6.07%) Automated Testing
17 38 (5.49%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 38 (5.49%) Web Design
18 32 (4.62%) DevOps
18 32 (4.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 631 (91.18%) JavaScript
2 112 (16.18%) Java
3 104 (15.03%) ES6
4 74 (10.69%) PHP
5 47 (6.79%) SQL
6 41 (5.92%) C#
7 31 (4.48%) Python
8 29 (4.19%) Ruby
9 28 (4.05%) TypeScript
10 15 (2.17%) Scala
11 11 (1.59%) C
12 9 (1.30%) ECMAScript
13 7 (1.01%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.87%) JSX
15 5 (0.72%) Clojure
15 5 (0.72%) Groovy
16 4 (0.58%) Dart
16 4 (0.58%) Haskell
16 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 32 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.32%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.75%) Degree
4 3 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.07%) WAI
2 17 (2.46%) QA
3 9 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.29%) WCAG
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (6.50%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) Varnish
2 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.02%) Ansible
2 7 (1.01%) Puppet
3 6 (0.87%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.58%) Kibana
5 2 (0.29%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.29%) logstash
5 2 (0.29%) rkt
5 2 (0.29%) Terraform
5 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.29%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 69 (9.97%) Adobe
2 46 (6.65%) Oracle
3 19 (2.75%) Zend
4 15 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.02%) Twitter
6 13 (1.88%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.73%) Google
8 11 (1.59%) SAP
9 8 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.01%) hybris
11 5 (0.72%) F5
12 4 (0.58%) Facebook
13 3 (0.43%) Sage
14 2 (0.29%) Akamai
14 2 (0.29%) Informatica
14 2 (0.29%) Infragistics
14 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.29%) Splunk
14 2 (0.29%) Syncfusion
14 2 (0.29%) VMware
Scotland
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: £20,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago