The first table below looks at the demand for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 467 554 -
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 127 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.031% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 96 12 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£439 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+33.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7079 5903 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.94% 11.55% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4550 3699 3587
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 220
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grunt within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Grunt
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +81 121 £445 +18.66% 42
London +94 90 £450 +20.00% 29
City of London +35 19 £613 +63.33% 8
South East - 9 £365 - 2
East of England - 6 £453 - 4
South West - 5 £438 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £296 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £331 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £450 - 3
Hampshire - 4 £365 -
Cambridge - 4 £463 -
Southampton - 3 £365 -
Devon - 3 £439 -
Exeter - 2 £438 -
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £210 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £455 - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 4
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Halifax - - - -

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Grunt also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Grunt.

1 205 (92.76%) JavaScript
2 193 (87.33%) CSS
3 190 (85.97%) HTML
4 140 (63.35%) HTML5
5 128 (57.92%) AngularJS
6 101 (45.70%) jQuery
7 98 (44.34%) CSS3
8 79 (35.75%) Sass
9 76 (34.39%) Git (software)
10 74 (33.48%) Node.js
10 74 (33.48%) OO
11 71 (32.13%) TDD
12 63 (28.51%) Java
13 58 (26.24%) Jasmine
14 57 (25.79%) Bower
15 55 (24.89%) Responsive Web Design
15 55 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
16 52 (23.53%) Backbone.js
17 46 (20.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 42 (19.00%) Subversion
19 36 (16.29%) Web Development
20 32 (14.48%) Adobe
21 31 (14.03%) Linux
21 31 (14.03%) WebDriver
22 30 (13.57%) LESS
22 30 (13.57%) MVC
23 29 (13.12%) RESTful
24 28 (12.67%) Scrum
25 27 (12.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 27 (12.22%) Apache Flex

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Grunt also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Grunt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 74 (33.48%) Node.js
2 16 (7.24%) CMS
3 8 (3.62%) Confluence
4 7 (3.17%) Apache
5 5 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.81%) nginx
7 2 (0.90%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.45%) lighttpd
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.62%) GitHub
2 6 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.36%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (5.88%) MySQL
3 6 (2.71%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.36%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.45%) Redis
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 76 (34.39%) Git (software)
2 58 (26.24%) Jasmine
3 57 (25.79%) Bower
4 42 (19.00%) Subversion
5 31 (14.03%) WebDriver
6 27 (12.22%) Yeoman
7 26 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 23 (10.41%) Karma Test Runner
8 23 (10.41%) Mocha
9 12 (5.43%) QUnit
10 9 (4.07%) Maven
10 9 (4.07%) JIRA
11 8 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (3.17%) Ant
12 7 (3.17%) Selenium
13 6 (2.71%) PhoneGap
13 6 (2.71%) PhantomJS
14 4 (1.81%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.81%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.36%) RSpec
General
1 11 (4.98%) Front Office
2 10 (4.52%) Finance
3 9 (4.07%) Retail
4 7 (3.17%) Banking
4 7 (3.17%) Back Office
5 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) Games
6 3 (1.36%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.90%) International Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 190 (85.97%) Developer
2 100 (45.25%) Front-End Developer
3 48 (21.72%) JavaScript Developer
4 44 (19.91%) Web Developer
5 17 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 9 (4.07%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 9 (4.07%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 7 (3.17%) Architect
8 6 (2.71%) UI Developer
8 6 (2.71%) UI Programmer
9 5 (2.26%) Mobile Web Developer
9 5 (2.26%) Front-End Web Developer
9 5 (2.26%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (2.26%) Java Developer
10 3 (1.36%) Lead Developer
10 3 (1.36%) Technical Architect
10 3 (1.36%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (1.36%) PHP Developer
10 3 (1.36%) Designer
11 2 (0.90%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (87.33%) CSS
2 190 (85.97%) HTML
3 140 (63.35%) HTML5
4 128 (57.92%) AngularJS
5 101 (45.70%) jQuery
6 98 (44.34%) CSS3
7 79 (35.75%) Sass
8 52 (23.53%) Backbone.js
9 46 (20.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (13.57%) LESS
11 29 (13.12%) RESTful
12 27 (12.22%) Apache Flex
13 22 (9.95%) XHTML
13 22 (9.95%) Mustache
14 20 (9.05%) JSON
15 17 (7.69%) Ajax
16 15 (6.79%) Ember.js
17 13 (5.88%) REST
17 13 (5.88%) .NET
17 13 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (9.95%) Open Source
3 13 (5.88%) RIA
4 11 (4.98%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.07%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.17%) Animation
7 5 (2.26%) W3C
8 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.36%) Physics
9 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.36%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.36%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.36%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.36%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.90%) Equities
10 2 (0.90%) iPhone
10 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.45%) Social Media
11 1 (0.45%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.03%) Linux
2 26 (11.76%) UNIX
3 9 (4.07%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.62%) Windows
5 6 (2.71%) AIX
5 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.26%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (2.26%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.26%) Android
7 3 (1.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) Fedora
8 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.48%) OO
2 71 (32.13%) TDD
3 55 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (24.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 36 (16.29%) Web Development
5 30 (13.57%) MVC
6 28 (12.67%) Scrum
7 24 (10.86%) Web Design
8 23 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (9.50%) E-Commerce
10 20 (9.05%) Unit Testing
11 17 (7.69%) BDD
11 17 (7.69%) Low Latency
12 9 (4.07%) Test Scripting
13 8 (3.62%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.17%) Automated Testing
15 6 (2.71%) Test Automation
16 5 (2.26%) Kanban
17 4 (1.81%) User Experience Design
17 4 (1.81%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 205 (92.76%) JavaScript
2 63 (28.51%) Java
3 18 (8.14%) PHP
4 12 (5.43%) Python
5 11 (4.98%) C#
6 9 (4.07%) Ruby
7 7 (3.17%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.26%) SQL
9 3 (1.36%) C++
10 2 (0.90%) Perl
10 2 (0.90%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.90%) PHP5
10 2 (0.90%) Clojure
11 1 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.36%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) WAI
1 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.36%) VirtualBox
1 3 (1.36%) vCloud
2 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (4.52%) Puppet
2 8 (3.62%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (14.48%) Adobe
2 10 (4.52%) Twitter
3 9 (4.07%) ATG
4 8 (3.62%) Google
5 7 (3.17%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.71%) IBM
7 4 (1.81%) Facebook
8 3 (1.36%) VMware
8 3 (1.36%) EMC
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.45%) Apple
9 1 (0.45%) Zend
9 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.45%) Sencha
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago