The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 29 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 135 110 124
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing Grunt 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.12% 0.078%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.73% 1.34% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £80.00
Grunt
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
462 224 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.08% 9.11% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 130 114
Median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.80 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Grunt as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Grunt
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grunt across the West Midlands region.

Grunt Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Grunt
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grunt across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Grunt Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Birmingham - 4 £425 - 2
Shropshire - 1 £500 -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (88.89%) CSS
2 16 (88.89%) HTML5
3 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (66.67%) Sass
5 11 (61.11%) CSS3
5 11 (61.11%) TDD
5 11 (61.11%) jQuery
6 10 (55.56%) MVC
7 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
7 8 (44.44%) Front End Development
8 7 (38.89%) Compass CSS Framework
9 6 (33.33%) gulp
9 6 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
9 6 (33.33%) Web Development
10 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
11 4 (22.22%) JIRA
11 4 (22.22%) OO
12 3 (16.67%) C#
12 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
12 3 (16.67%) RESTful
12 3 (16.67%) Node.js
13 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
13 2 (11.11%) Open Source
13 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (11.11%) Confluence
13 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) Redis
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) gulp
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) Protractor
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.56%) Gatling
5 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) Sublime Text
5 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
5 1 (5.56%) Yeoman
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (27.78%) UI Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (88.89%) CSS
2 16 (88.89%) HTML5
3 12 (66.67%) Sass
4 11 (61.11%) CSS3
4 11 (61.11%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) Compass CSS Framework
6 6 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
7 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 3 (16.67%) Node.js
8 3 (16.67%) RESTful
9 2 (11.11%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (11.11%) React
10 1 (5.56%) EJB
10 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
10 1 (5.56%) LESS
10 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 10 (55.56%) MVC
4 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Front End Development
5 6 (33.33%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Coaching
8 2 (11.11%) Line Management
8 2 (11.11%) Open Source
8 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) SOA
8 2 (11.11%) SOLID
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
9 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Groovy
3 1 (5.56%) Haskell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Grafana
2 1 (5.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) webMethods