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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grunt
UK
Rank 359 367 370
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Grunt 248 260 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.36% 3.41% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 174 172
Median daily rate £430 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £306 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £31.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%

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
7391 7616 6893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.52% 14.97% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4938 5088 4710
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 200 125
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +11.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +23 238 £438 +12.90% 113
London -24 118 £500 +25.00% 57
South East +31 47 £429 +7.18% 14
Yorkshire +34 31 £350 - 6
West Yorkshire +32 30 £350 - 5
Leeds +31 27 £350 +6.06% 4
City of London +7 22 £500 +17.64% 12
Surrey +25 16 £450 -7.69% 1
North West +24 14 £338 +8.00% 7
West Midlands +3 14 £300 +4.34% 4
Woking - 10 £451 -
Hampshire +17 7 £475 +46.15% 4
West Sussex +9 7 £488 -
Oxfordshire +1 7 £415 +48.21% 3
Manchester +11 6 £375 +25.00% 5
Shropshire - 6 £450 -
Cheshire +31 5 £338 +3.84% 2
Scotland +30 5 £270 - 2
Berkshire +17 5 £325 - 3
Wales +9 5 £340 -6.20%
East Midlands +4 5 £335 -16.25% 9
Reading - 5 £325 - 2
Southampton - 5 - - 2
Oxford - 4 - - 1
Birmingham - 4 £300 - 1
South West 0 3 £375 - 7
Canary Wharf 0 3 £500 -11.50%
Coventry -17 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £270 - 2
North East - 3 £425 -

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 517 (88.83%) JavaScript
2 456 (78.35%) CSS
3 434 (74.57%) HTML
4 344 (59.11%) AngularJS
5 339 (58.25%) HTML5
6 335 (57.56%) gulp
7 325 (55.84%) CSS3
8 315 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
9 277 (47.59%) Front End Development
10 262 (45.02%) Git (software)
11 258 (44.33%) Node.js
12 230 (39.52%) Sass
13 228 (39.18%) jQuery
14 216 (37.11%) React
15 192 (32.99%) TDD
16 172 (29.55%) LESS
17 159 (27.32%) Jasmine
18 142 (24.40%) Web Development
19 132 (22.68%) OO
20 120 (20.62%) Bower
21 110 (18.90%) BDD
22 107 (18.38%) Java
23 106 (18.21%) Responsive Web Design
23 106 (18.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 105 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
25 104 (17.87%) MVC
26 99 (17.01%) C#
27 91 (15.64%) Scrum
28 88 (15.12%) RESTful
29 86 (14.78%) Karma Test Runner

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 21 (3.61%) CMS
2 17 (2.92%) WordPress
3 15 (2.58%) Confluence
3 15 (2.58%) nginx
3 15 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.72%) Apache
7 7 (1.20%) Drupal
8 6 (1.03%) JBoss
8 6 (1.03%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.86%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.86%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.69%) IIS
10 4 (0.69%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.20%) Pixelmator
3 5 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.52%) InVision
5 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.17%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.79%) GitHub
2 33 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.23%) Google Analytics
4 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.55%) IaaS
5 9 (1.55%) SaaS
6 8 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.03%) Sumo Logic
8 3 (0.52%) Akamai
8 3 (0.52%) Slack
9 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.34%) Heroku
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.17%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.73%) HTTP
2 22 (3.78%) SSL
3 15 (2.58%) DNS
4 14 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.20%) Internet
6 4 (0.69%) Network Security
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.81%) MongoDB
2 26 (4.47%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.09%) MySQL
3 18 (3.09%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.03%) Redis
8 5 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.86%) HBase
8 5 (0.86%) Riak
9 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.52%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.52%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.52%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.34%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 335 (57.56%) gulp
2 262 (45.02%) Git (software)
3 159 (27.32%) Jasmine
4 120 (20.62%) Bower
5 86 (14.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 82 (14.09%) Selenium
7 73 (12.54%) Mocha
8 72 (12.37%) webpack
9 65 (11.17%) Jenkins
10 62 (10.65%) Maven
11 44 (7.56%) Cucumber
12 43 (7.39%) Protractor
13 41 (7.04%) Vagrant
14 37 (6.36%) JIRA
15 28 (4.81%) NuGet
16 26 (4.47%) WebDriver
17 25 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
18 24 (4.12%) TeamCity
19 20 (3.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 67 (11.51%) Finance
2 40 (6.87%) Banking
3 25 (4.30%) Games
4 18 (3.09%) Front Office
5 15 (2.58%) Retail
6 14 (2.41%) Marketing
7 13 (2.23%) Publishing
8 10 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.20%) Back Office
10 5 (0.86%) Advertising
10 5 (0.86%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 551 (94.67%) Developer
2 256 (43.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 181 (31.10%) JavaScript Developer
4 103 (17.70%) Angular Developer
5 92 (15.81%) Senior Developer
6 73 (12.54%) UI Developer
7 71 (12.20%) HTML Developer
8 59 (10.14%) Web Developer
9 53 (9.11%) Full Stack Developer
10 48 (8.25%) HTML CSS Developer
11 40 (6.87%) Node.js Developer
12 35 (6.01%) .NET Developer
12 35 (6.01%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 33 (5.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 32 (5.50%) Java Developer
15 26 (4.47%) C# Developer
16 25 (4.30%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 18 (3.09%) Lead Developer
18 13 (2.23%) JavaScript Engineer
18 13 (2.23%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (78.35%) CSS
2 434 (74.57%) HTML
3 344 (59.11%) AngularJS
4 339 (58.25%) HTML5
5 325 (55.84%) CSS3
6 258 (44.33%) Node.js
7 230 (39.52%) Sass
8 228 (39.18%) jQuery
9 216 (37.11%) React
10 172 (29.55%) LESS
11 106 (18.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 88 (15.12%) RESTful
13 85 (14.60%) .NET
14 80 (13.75%) Backbone.js
15 61 (10.48%) JSON
15 61 (10.48%) Web Services
16 60 (10.31%) REST
17 55 (9.45%) Ajax
18 53 (9.11%) Redux
19 51 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.43%) User Experience
2 20 (3.44%) Mobile App
3 16 (2.75%) Fintech
4 15 (2.58%) Visualisation
5 14 (2.41%) W3C
6 11 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.89%) Graphic Design
7 9 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.03%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.03%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.86%) Replication
10 4 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.69%) Equities
11 3 (0.52%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.52%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.52%) Minimum Viable Product
11 3 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.08%) Linux
2 20 (3.44%) Unix
2 20 (3.44%) Windows
3 11 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 7 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.86%) Android
5 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.86%) CoreOS
5 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (47.59%) Front End Development
3 192 (32.99%) TDD
4 142 (24.40%) Web Development
5 132 (22.68%) OO
6 110 (18.90%) BDD
7 106 (18.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 105 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
9 104 (17.87%) MVC
10 91 (15.64%) Scrum
11 77 (13.23%) E-Commerce
12 62 (10.65%) DevOps
13 57 (9.79%) Software Engineering
14 56 (9.62%) Kanban
15 53 (9.11%) Unit Testing
16 32 (5.50%) Mobile First
17 31 (5.33%) Automated Testing
17 31 (5.33%) Microservices
17 31 (5.33%) Open Source
17 31 (5.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 517 (88.83%) JavaScript
2 107 (18.38%) Java
3 99 (17.01%) C#
4 78 (13.40%) ES6
5 44 (7.56%) PHP
6 31 (5.33%) Python
7 30 (5.15%) SQL
8 24 (4.12%) Scala
9 21 (3.61%) Ruby
10 20 (3.44%) TypeScript
11 15 (2.58%) Groovy
12 14 (2.41%) Haskell
13 11 (1.89%) Perl
14 5 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.69%) GraphQL
16 3 (0.52%) Clojure
16 3 (0.52%) Go
16 3 (0.52%) JSX
16 3 (0.52%) Rust
17 2 (0.34%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (5.84%) Degree
2 25 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.61%) QA
2 20 (3.44%) WAI
3 6 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.03%) WCAG
4 3 (0.52%) SDET
5 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (10.48%) Docker
2 5 (0.86%) HDFS
2 5 (0.86%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (5.84%) Puppet
2 21 (3.61%) Ansible
3 11 (1.89%) Grafana
3 11 (1.89%) Kibana
4 9 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.20%) Salt
6 6 (1.03%) Nagios
6 6 (1.03%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.17%) Marathon
7 1 (0.17%) Mesos
7 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 30 (5.15%) Adobe
2 21 (3.61%) Google
3 17 (2.92%) Oracle
4 9 (1.55%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.55%) New Relic
4 9 (1.55%) Perforce
4 9 (1.55%) Zend
5 8 (1.37%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.20%) Rackspace
6 7 (1.20%) SaltStack
7 6 (1.03%) EPiServer
7 6 (1.03%) Splunk
8 5 (0.86%) VMware
9 3 (0.52%) Apigee
10 2 (0.34%) Cisco
10 2 (0.34%) Ektron
10 2 (0.34%) Sage
10 2 (0.34%) webMethods
11 1 (0.17%) OpenText
11 1 (0.17%) Sybase
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