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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grunt
UK
Rank 368 392 394
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs citing Grunt 235 244 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.06% 3.22% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 158 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £31.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
7687 7574 7017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 14.56% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5003 4669
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 205 127
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +39 231 £425 +6.25% 99
London -29 108 £488 +18.24% 50
South East +30 33 £415 +7.09% 11
Yorkshire +31 30 £350 - 6
West Yorkshire +29 27 £350 - 6
Leeds +15 24 £350 - 6
City of London +4 19 £450 +12.50% 10
North West +31 18 £331 -15.06% 7
West Midlands +13 14 £338 -15.62% 4
East Midlands +9 12 £414 +3.43% 3
Manchester +13 9 £363 -19.44% 7
South West +4 9 £350 +13.82% 10
Surrey +20 8 £450 -18.18%
West Sussex - 8 £500 - 2
Cheshire +33 6 £311 -4.23%
Nottingham +15 6 £425 - 2
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £425 - 2
Bristol +4 6 £304 +32.06% 5
Oxfordshire +1 6 £408 +39.31% 3
Shropshire - 6 - -
Berkshire +22 4 £250 - 1
Leicestershire +7 4 £335 -16.25% 1
Tyne and Wear -6 4 £425 +13.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 4 £425 +13.33%
North East -12 4 £425 +13.33%
Reading - 4 £250 -
Oxford - 4 - - 2
Leicester - 4 £335 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £350 - 2
Scotland +31 3 £350 - 4

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 481 (87.93%) JavaScript
2 419 (76.60%) CSS
3 395 (72.21%) HTML
4 342 (62.52%) gulp
5 326 (59.60%) AngularJS
6 307 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
7 303 (55.39%) HTML5
8 292 (53.38%) CSS3
9 265 (48.45%) Git (software)
10 254 (46.44%) Node.js
11 250 (45.70%) Front End Development
12 217 (39.67%) Sass
13 208 (38.03%) React
14 187 (34.19%) TDD
15 185 (33.82%) jQuery
16 165 (30.16%) Jasmine
17 133 (24.31%) LESS
18 126 (23.03%) Web Development
19 112 (20.48%) OO
20 110 (20.11%) Bower
20 110 (20.11%) Responsive Web Design
21 108 (19.74%) BDD
22 106 (19.38%) Java
23 95 (17.37%) C#
24 94 (17.18%) MVC
25 92 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
25 92 (16.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 88 (16.09%) Mocha
27 85 (15.54%) Scrum
28 84 (15.36%) RESTful

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 18 (3.29%) nginx
1 18 (3.29%) Tomcat
2 14 (2.56%) Apache
2 14 (2.56%) CMS
3 12 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (2.01%) WordPress
5 10 (1.83%) Drupal
6 7 (1.28%) JBoss
6 7 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.91%) IIS
7 5 (0.91%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.73%) Confluence
8 4 (0.73%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (5.48%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.10%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.37%) InVision
5 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Magento
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.18%) RMDS
2 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.42%) GitHub
2 39 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.93%) Google Analytics
4 13 (2.38%) IaaS
4 13 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.46%) Loggly
6 8 (1.46%) Sumo Logic
7 4 (0.73%) SaaS
8 3 (0.55%) Akamai
8 3 (0.55%) Slack
9 2 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.18%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.18%) Heroku
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.14%) HTTP
2 27 (4.94%) SSL
3 17 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.93%) DNS
5 5 (0.91%) Internet
6 2 (0.37%) Network Security
7 1 (0.18%) LDAP
7 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.22%) MongoDB
2 27 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.39%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.02%) MySQL
5 13 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.28%) Riak
8 6 (1.10%) Redis
9 5 (0.91%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.91%) HBase
10 3 (0.55%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.55%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.55%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.37%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.18%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 342 (62.52%) gulp
2 265 (48.45%) Git (software)
3 165 (30.16%) Jasmine
4 110 (20.11%) Bower
5 88 (16.09%) Mocha
6 83 (15.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 83 (15.17%) Selenium
7 78 (14.26%) webpack
8 62 (11.33%) Maven
9 60 (10.97%) Jenkins
10 45 (8.23%) Cucumber
11 38 (6.95%) Vagrant
12 34 (6.22%) Protractor
13 26 (4.75%) TeamCity
14 25 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
16 23 (4.20%) IntelliJ
17 22 (4.02%) JIRA
18 21 (3.84%) WebDriver
19 20 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 59 (10.79%) Finance
2 29 (5.30%) Banking
3 22 (4.02%) Games
4 17 (3.11%) Marketing
5 15 (2.74%) Publishing
6 12 (2.19%) Front Office
6 12 (2.19%) Retail
7 7 (1.28%) Back Office
8 5 (0.91%) Legal
9 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.55%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 517 (94.52%) Developer
2 221 (40.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 177 (32.36%) JavaScript Developer
4 90 (16.45%) Angular Developer
5 70 (12.80%) Senior Developer
6 68 (12.43%) UI Developer
7 58 (10.60%) HTML Developer
8 53 (9.69%) Full Stack Developer
9 50 (9.14%) Web Developer
10 47 (8.59%) Node.js Developer
11 37 (6.76%) .NET Developer
11 37 (6.76%) HTML CSS Developer
11 37 (6.76%) Java Developer
12 26 (4.75%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 22 (4.02%) C# Developer
14 21 (3.84%) Lead Developer
15 19 (3.47%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 19 (3.47%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 14 (2.56%) Scala Developer
17 13 (2.38%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (76.60%) CSS
2 395 (72.21%) HTML
3 326 (59.60%) AngularJS
4 303 (55.39%) HTML5
5 292 (53.38%) CSS3
6 254 (46.44%) Node.js
7 217 (39.67%) Sass
8 208 (38.03%) React
9 185 (33.82%) jQuery
10 133 (24.31%) LESS
11 92 (16.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 84 (15.36%) RESTful
13 81 (14.81%) .NET
14 62 (11.33%) Backbone.js
14 62 (11.33%) Redux
15 60 (10.97%) Web Services
16 59 (10.79%) JSON
17 53 (9.69%) Ajax
18 47 (8.59%) REST
19 44 (8.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 83 (15.17%) User Experience
2 26 (4.75%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.11%) Fintech
4 12 (2.19%) Graphic Design
5 10 (1.83%) W3C
6 9 (1.65%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.28%) Equities
7 7 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.10%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.10%) NHS
9 5 (0.91%) Replication
10 4 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
11 3 (0.55%) Mobile Games
11 3 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.69%) Linux
2 24 (4.39%) Windows
3 18 (3.29%) Unix
4 14 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.91%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.73%) Android
7 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (45.70%) Front End Development
3 187 (34.19%) TDD
4 126 (23.03%) Web Development
5 112 (20.48%) OO
6 110 (20.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 108 (19.74%) BDD
8 94 (17.18%) MVC
9 92 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (15.54%) Scrum
11 75 (13.71%) DevOps
12 64 (11.70%) E-Commerce
13 59 (10.79%) Software Engineering
14 57 (10.42%) Kanban
15 49 (8.96%) Unit Testing
16 33 (6.03%) Microservices
17 31 (5.67%) Web Design
18 29 (5.30%) Mobile First
19 28 (5.12%) Automated Testing
20 26 (4.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 481 (87.93%) JavaScript
2 106 (19.38%) Java
3 95 (17.37%) C#
4 79 (14.44%) ES6
5 44 (8.04%) PHP
6 37 (6.76%) Python
7 34 (6.22%) SQL
8 25 (4.57%) Scala
9 23 (4.20%) Ruby
10 22 (4.02%) TypeScript
11 21 (3.84%) Groovy
12 17 (3.11%) Haskell
13 14 (2.56%) Perl
14 6 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.91%) Go
16 4 (0.73%) C++
16 4 (0.73%) GraphQL
17 3 (0.55%) ECMAScript
17 3 (0.55%) JSX
17 3 (0.55%) Rust
Qualifications
1 33 (6.03%) Degree
2 23 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.20%) QA
2 15 (2.74%) WAI
3 8 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.10%) WCAG
5 3 (0.55%) SDET
6 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (10.05%) Docker
2 5 (0.91%) HDFS
2 5 (0.91%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.18%) Varnish
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (6.03%) Puppet
2 24 (4.39%) Ansible
3 14 (2.56%) Grafana
3 14 (2.56%) Kibana
4 12 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.83%) Salt
6 8 (1.46%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.46%) Nagios
6 8 (1.46%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.18%) Marathon
7 1 (0.18%) Mesos
7 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 28 (5.12%) Adobe
2 27 (4.94%) Google
3 18 (3.29%) Oracle
4 14 (2.56%) New Relic
5 10 (1.83%) Rackspace
5 10 (1.83%) SaltStack
6 9 (1.65%) Perforce
7 8 (1.46%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.46%) Splunk
8 5 (0.91%) VMware
9 3 (0.55%) Apigee
9 3 (0.55%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.55%) webMethods
10 2 (0.37%) Panasonic
10 2 (0.37%) Sage
10 2 (0.37%) SAP
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco
11 1 (0.18%) OpenText
11 1 (0.18%) Sencha
11 1 (0.18%) Sybase
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stirlingshire
Salt
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 7 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £511.50 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 13 days ago