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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 337 385 503
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +118
Contract jobs citing Grunt 340 237 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.14% 3.36% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 156 68
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £328 £335
% change year-on-year
+17.55% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
8217 7051 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5651 4615 4417
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 129 155
Median hourly rate £42.13 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £21.99 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +57 327 £425 +13.33% 110
London +65 238 £438 +16.66% 62
City of London +53 33 £400 -11.11% 2
North West +6 24 £413 +17.85% 14
South East -18 21 £380 +18.75% 9
Yorkshire +8 14 £425 - 6
West Yorkshire - 14 £425 - 4
Manchester -4 13 £425 - 10
Scotland -4 12 £375 - 2
Surrey - 11 £380 - 3
West Midlands -13 10 £325 -1.51% 5
Cumbria - 9 £490 -
Leeds - 8 £425 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £350 - 1
North East - 8 £350 - 1
South West -4 7 £388 +10.71% 8
Edinburgh -8 6 - - 1
Glasgow - 6 £375 - 1
Croydon - 6 £394 -
Hampshire +3 5 £400 +2.56% 1
Bristol -2 5 £475 +35.71% 4
Birmingham +1 3 £325 -1.51%
East of England -12 3 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +9 2 - -
Coventry -2 2 £470 +34.28% 2
Cheshire -6 2 £288 -17.85% 1
Southampton - 2 £283 - 1
Camberley - 2 £563 -

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 534 (91.60%) JavaScript
2 498 (85.42%) HTML
3 493 (84.56%) CSS
4 383 (65.69%) HTML5
5 353 (60.55%) AngularJS
6 343 (58.83%) Agile Software Development
7 327 (56.09%) Sass
8 310 (53.17%) gulp
9 294 (50.43%) CSS3
10 290 (49.74%) Front End Development
11 270 (46.31%) Node.js
12 228 (39.11%) Git (software)
13 221 (37.91%) jQuery
14 175 (30.02%) TDD
15 167 (28.64%) React
16 149 (25.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 146 (25.04%) Web Development
18 138 (23.67%) LESS
19 125 (21.44%) Jasmine
20 118 (20.24%) OO
21 116 (19.90%) Responsive Web Design
22 106 (18.18%) Backbone.js
23 100 (17.15%) Java
24 93 (15.95%) User Experience
24 93 (15.95%) Scrum
25 91 (15.61%) MVC
26 86 (14.75%) Mocha
27 85 (14.58%) Bower
28 78 (13.38%) ES6
29 76 (13.04%) 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
1 270 (46.31%) Node.js
2 39 (6.69%) CMS
3 18 (3.09%) WordPress
4 16 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 14 (2.40%) Confluence
6 14 (2.40%) nginx
7 13 (2.23%) Apache
8 8 (1.37%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.20%) IIS
10 6 (1.03%) ColdFusion
10 6 (1.03%) Drupal
10 6 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.03%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.86%) Mule
12 4 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.69%) JBoss
13 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.34%) Joomla!
Applications
1 41 (7.03%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.51%) GIMP
4 3 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.34%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.34%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.72%) Eloqua
2 9 (1.54%) Magento
3 8 (1.37%) Unica
4 3 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.34%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.34%) RMDS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.15%) GitHub
2 29 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.23%) SaaS
4 7 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.86%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.69%) Bluemix
7 4 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.34%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.17%) AdWords
10 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.92%) HTTP
2 7 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.69%) LDAP
4 3 (0.51%) SSL
5 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.34%) Network Security
6 1 (0.17%) Internet
6 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.20%) MongoDB
2 32 (5.49%) MySQL
3 26 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 25 (4.29%) SQL Server
5 23 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.43%) Oracle Database
7 16 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.40%) Redis
9 9 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.20%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.86%) Big Data
11 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.34%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 310 (53.17%) gulp
2 228 (39.11%) Git (software)
3 125 (21.44%) Jasmine
4 86 (14.75%) Mocha
5 85 (14.58%) Bower
6 76 (13.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 54 (9.26%) Subversion
8 45 (7.72%) JIRA
8 45 (7.72%) Maven
9 44 (7.55%) Selenium
10 36 (6.17%) Jenkins
11 25 (4.29%) webpack
12 21 (3.60%) PhantomJS
12 21 (3.60%) TeamCity
12 21 (3.60%) Vagrant
13 20 (3.43%) Protractor
14 18 (3.09%) Cucumber
15 16 (2.74%) Babel
16 13 (2.23%) WebDriver
17 11 (1.89%) Mercurial
General
1 74 (12.69%) Finance
2 40 (6.86%) Banking
3 19 (3.26%) Investment Banking
3 19 (3.26%) Publishing
4 18 (3.09%) Front Office
5 17 (2.92%) Games
6 14 (2.40%) Marketing
6 14 (2.40%) Retail
7 11 (1.89%) Advertising
8 8 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.69%) Hungarian Language
9 4 (0.69%) Law
10 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 549 (94.17%) Developer
2 259 (44.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 204 (34.99%) JavaScript Developer
4 97 (16.64%) Angular Developer
5 78 (13.38%) UI Developer
6 77 (13.21%) Full Stack Developer
7 74 (12.69%) Senior Developer
8 68 (11.66%) Web Developer
9 64 (10.98%) HTML Developer
10 43 (7.38%) HTML CSS Developer
11 32 (5.49%) Node.js Developer
12 29 (4.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 22 (3.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 21 (3.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 21 (3.60%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 20 (3.43%) Software Developer
16 17 (2.92%) JavaScript Engineer
17 15 (2.57%) .NET Developer
17 15 (2.57%) Java Developer
17 15 (2.57%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (85.42%) HTML
2 493 (84.56%) CSS
3 383 (65.69%) HTML5
4 353 (60.55%) AngularJS
5 327 (56.09%) Sass
6 294 (50.43%) CSS3
7 221 (37.91%) jQuery
8 167 (28.64%) React
9 149 (25.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 138 (23.67%) LESS
11 106 (18.18%) Backbone.js
12 71 (12.18%) REST
13 70 (12.01%) RequireJS
14 68 (11.66%) RESTful
15 46 (7.89%) JSON
16 43 (7.38%) Web Services
17 39 (6.69%) Ajax
18 38 (6.52%) .NET
19 37 (6.35%) Chai
20 35 (6.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (15.95%) User Experience
2 26 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (2.57%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.72%) Animation
5 10 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.72%) W3C
6 7 (1.20%) iPad
7 6 (1.03%) New Media
8 5 (0.86%) Equities
8 5 (0.86%) NHS
9 4 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.69%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.69%) Online Games
10 3 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.51%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.51%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.51%) Social Media
11 2 (0.34%) Blog
11 2 (0.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.66%) Linux
2 23 (3.95%) Windows
3 22 (3.77%) Unix
4 12 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.54%) Android
6 7 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.69%) CentOS
8 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.34%) AIX
10 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (58.83%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (49.74%) Front End Development
3 175 (30.02%) TDD
4 146 (25.04%) Web Development
5 118 (20.24%) OO
6 116 (19.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 93 (15.95%) Scrum
8 91 (15.61%) MVC
9 73 (12.52%) BDD
10 64 (10.98%) E-Commerce
11 62 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (8.75%) OOP
13 50 (8.58%) Unit Testing
14 39 (6.69%) Software Engineering
15 34 (5.83%) Automated Testing
16 32 (5.49%) Analytics
17 31 (5.32%) Web Design
18 27 (4.63%) DevOps
18 27 (4.63%) Progressive Enhancement
19 23 (3.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 534 (91.60%) JavaScript
2 100 (17.15%) Java
3 78 (13.38%) ES6
4 50 (8.58%) PHP
5 49 (8.40%) SQL
6 36 (6.17%) C#
7 34 (5.83%) TypeScript
8 26 (4.46%) Ruby
9 24 (4.12%) Python
10 14 (2.40%) ECMAScript
10 14 (2.40%) Scala
11 9 (1.54%) C
12 7 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.03%) JSX
14 5 (0.86%) C++
14 5 (0.86%) Clojure
14 5 (0.86%) Groovy
15 4 (0.69%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.69%) Haskell
16 3 (0.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.57%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.06%) Degree
4 3 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.09%) WAI
2 7 (1.20%) QA
3 4 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (4.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.69%) Kibana
2 4 (0.69%) Puppet
3 3 (0.51%) Ansible
4 2 (0.34%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.34%) logstash
4 2 (0.34%) Terraform
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.34%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.17%) Grafana
Vendors
1 45 (7.72%) Adobe
2 39 (6.69%) Oracle
3 21 (3.60%) Twitter
4 15 (2.57%) Google
5 10 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.72%) SAP
5 10 (1.72%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.37%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.20%) Facebook
7 7 (1.20%) Zend
8 6 (1.03%) hybris
9 4 (0.69%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.69%) Telerik
10 3 (0.51%) Akamai
11 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.34%) Informatica
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.34%) Siebel
11 2 (0.34%) Splunk
11 2 (0.34%) VMware
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Annapurna HR
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Success Appointments
Rate: £Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Posted: 4 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London and South East
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + exciting benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Success Appointments
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £475 per day
Posted: 27 days ago