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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 329 381 466
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +85
Contract jobs citing Grunt 353 299 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.93% 3.61% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 227 136
Median daily rate £425 £388 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.12 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.35%
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
8971 8288 7410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 14.29% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6036 5471 4932
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 193 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.75 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 +51 343 £425 +9.67% 112
London +11 211 £463 +15.62% 46
South East +12 36 £365 +12.30% 18
East Midlands - 33 £400 - 2
City of London +15 31 £450 +32.35% 9
Nottinghamshire - 21 £380 -
Nottingham - 21 £380 -
West Yorkshire +22 19 £350 -5.08% 9
Yorkshire +20 19 £350 -12.50% 10
North West +9 19 £388 -3.12% 17
Leeds +17 17 £350 -5.08% 9
Surrey +17 13 £380 +68.88% 2
Cheshire +19 11 £388 -3.12% 3
East of England +9 10 £325 -4.41% 9
Berkshire +3 10 £325 -24.63% 3
Woking - 10 £380 -
Scotland +5 9 £438 +12.90% 1
Northamptonshire - 8 £400 - 1
West Midlands -26 7 £425 +49.12% 3
Northampton - 7 £400 - 1
Glasgow +12 6 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire +16 4 £375 +10.29%
South West +5 4 £350 -6.66% 3
Bristol +3 4 £350 -17.64% 2
Manchester +1 4 £388 -1.58% 12
Birmingham - 4 £425 - 1
Leicester - 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Reading +23 3 £219 -50.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £90 -72.30% 1

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 659 (90.65%) JavaScript
2 614 (84.46%) CSS
3 607 (83.49%) HTML
4 457 (62.86%) HTML5
5 419 (57.63%) AngularJS
6 407 (55.98%) CSS3
7 398 (54.75%) Agile Software Development
8 372 (51.17%) gulp
9 362 (49.79%) Front End Development
10 332 (45.67%) Sass
11 310 (42.64%) Git (software)
12 309 (42.50%) jQuery
13 290 (39.89%) Node.js
14 218 (29.99%) TDD
15 212 (29.16%) Web Development
16 210 (28.89%) LESS
17 201 (27.65%) React
18 183 (25.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 177 (24.35%) OO
20 165 (22.70%) Jasmine
21 155 (21.32%) Responsive Web Design
22 132 (18.16%) Bower
23 127 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
23 127 (17.47%) MVC
24 119 (16.37%) Scrum
25 114 (15.68%) User Experience
26 111 (15.27%) Java
26 111 (15.27%) BDD
27 108 (14.86%) Backbone.js
28 100 (13.76%) 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 47 (6.46%) CMS
2 34 (4.68%) Confluence
3 28 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (3.30%) nginx
5 18 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.06%) JBoss
6 15 (2.06%) WordPress
7 14 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (1.65%) IIS
9 9 (1.24%) Drupal
10 8 (1.10%) Apache
11 6 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.69%) Mule
12 5 (0.69%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.41%) Magnolia
15 2 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
15 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 72 (9.90%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.96%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.28%) InVision
7 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (0.41%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.41%) Magento
2 3 (0.41%) Unica
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) RMDS
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (5.78%) GitHub
3 19 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.61%) SaaS
4 7 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (0.55%) Bluemix
5 4 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.28%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.28%) Heroku
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.61%) HTTP
2 9 (1.24%) Network Security
3 4 (0.55%) Internet
3 4 (0.55%) SSL
4 3 (0.41%) LDAP
5 2 (0.28%) DNS
5 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.58%) MongoDB
3 23 (3.16%) MySQL
4 16 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.06%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.06%) Redis
6 13 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.38%) DB2
8 7 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.28%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.28%) SQLite
13 1 (0.14%) Big Data
13 1 (0.14%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 372 (51.17%) gulp
2 310 (42.64%) Git (software)
3 165 (22.70%) Jasmine
4 132 (18.16%) Bower
5 99 (13.62%) Karma Test Runner
6 76 (10.45%) Mocha
7 75 (10.32%) Jenkins
8 67 (9.22%) JIRA
9 56 (7.70%) Selenium
10 55 (7.57%) Subversion
11 53 (7.29%) Maven
12 44 (6.05%) Protractor
13 37 (5.09%) webpack
14 35 (4.81%) Cucumber
14 35 (4.81%) WebDriver
15 33 (4.54%) TeamCity
16 32 (4.40%) Vagrant
17 21 (2.89%) NuGet
18 20 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
18 20 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (12.52%) Finance
2 48 (6.60%) Banking
3 24 (3.30%) Games
4 23 (3.16%) Retail
5 21 (2.89%) Advertising
6 17 (2.34%) Publishing
7 16 (2.20%) Front Office
8 15 (2.06%) Marketing
9 12 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.41%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Law
12 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 685 (94.22%) Developer
2 361 (49.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 231 (31.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 122 (16.78%) Angular Developer
5 109 (14.99%) Senior Developer
6 104 (14.31%) HTML Developer
7 103 (14.17%) UI Developer
8 88 (12.10%) Web Developer
9 71 (9.77%) HTML CSS Developer
10 53 (7.29%) Full Stack Developer
11 46 (6.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 44 (6.05%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 38 (5.23%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 25 (3.44%) Java Developer
15 23 (3.16%) .NET Developer
15 23 (3.16%) C# Developer
15 23 (3.16%) Node.js Developer
16 17 (2.34%) Software Developer
16 17 (2.34%) Web UI Developer
17 16 (2.20%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (84.46%) CSS
2 607 (83.49%) HTML
3 457 (62.86%) HTML5
4 419 (57.63%) AngularJS
5 407 (55.98%) CSS3
6 332 (45.67%) Sass
7 309 (42.50%) jQuery
8 290 (39.89%) Node.js
9 210 (28.89%) LESS
10 201 (27.65%) React
11 183 (25.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 108 (14.86%) Backbone.js
13 100 (13.76%) RESTful
14 79 (10.87%) REST
15 76 (10.45%) Ajax
16 72 (9.90%) RequireJS
17 67 (9.22%) .NET
18 66 (9.08%) JSON
19 57 (7.84%) Web Services
20 52 (7.15%) Compass CSS Framework
Miscellaneous
1 114 (15.68%) User Experience
2 22 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 18 (2.48%) Visualisation
4 16 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 12 (1.65%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.65%) Equities
8 10 (1.38%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.38%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.38%) W3C
9 9 (1.24%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.10%) Graphic Design
11 7 (0.96%) Fintech
12 6 (0.83%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.69%) DataPower
13 5 (0.69%) Derivative
13 5 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.05%) Linux
2 23 (3.16%) Unix
3 18 (2.48%) Windows
4 14 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.38%) Android
5 10 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (54.75%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (49.79%) Front End Development
3 218 (29.99%) TDD
4 212 (29.16%) Web Development
5 177 (24.35%) OO
6 155 (21.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 127 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
7 127 (17.47%) MVC
8 119 (16.37%) Scrum
9 111 (15.27%) BDD
10 86 (11.83%) E-Commerce
11 74 (10.18%) OOP
12 53 (7.29%) Unit Testing
13 52 (7.15%) Software Engineering
14 42 (5.78%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 41 (5.64%) Open Source
16 40 (5.50%) Microservices
17 39 (5.36%) Analytics
18 38 (5.23%) DevOps
19 36 (4.95%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 659 (90.65%) JavaScript
2 111 (15.27%) Java
3 93 (12.79%) ES6
4 69 (9.49%) C#
5 67 (9.22%) PHP
6 36 (4.95%) SQL
7 34 (4.68%) Python
8 27 (3.71%) TypeScript
9 22 (3.03%) Ruby
10 19 (2.61%) Scala
11 8 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.10%) C
12 6 (0.83%) Clojure
13 5 (0.69%) Groovy
13 5 (0.69%) Haskell
14 3 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.28%) Cypher
15 2 (0.28%) Dart
15 2 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (5.64%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.54%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.61%) Degree
4 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.88%) WAI
2 20 (2.75%) QA
3 10 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.41%) SDET
5 2 (0.28%) WCAG
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (8.12%) Docker
2 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.28%) Varnish
4 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.34%) Puppet
2 16 (2.20%) Ansible
3 8 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.28%) Terraform
6 1 (0.14%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.14%) Grafana
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
6 1 (0.14%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) rkt
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 60 (8.25%) Adobe
2 38 (5.23%) Oracle
3 21 (2.89%) Zend
4 18 (2.48%) Sitecore
5 15 (2.06%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.10%) Perforce
7 7 (0.96%) hybris
7 7 (0.96%) SAP
8 5 (0.69%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.69%) F5
9 4 (0.55%) Google
9 4 (0.55%) Twitter
10 3 (0.41%) Akamai
10 3 (0.41%) Sage
10 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.28%) Cisco
11 2 (0.28%) Ektron
11 2 (0.28%) Informatica
11 2 (0.28%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.28%) Syncfusion
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Manchester
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