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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 126 125 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Grunt 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 1.93% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £325 £330 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +11.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
441 259 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.31% 10.13% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 163 127
Median daily rate £438 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 23
Median hourly rate £25.00 £34.20 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.90% -8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £30.38 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.24 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 28 May 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 28 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
Birmingham +6 3 £325 -1.51% 1
Coventry -2 2 £470 +34.28% 2
Shropshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £485 - 2
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) HTML5
3 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (78.57%) TDD
5 10 (71.43%) Sass
6 9 (64.29%) gulp
6 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
7 8 (57.14%) CSS3
8 7 (50.00%) jQuery
9 6 (42.86%) MVC
9 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
10 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
11 4 (28.57%) Backbone.js
11 4 (28.57%) React
11 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
11 4 (28.57%) BDD
11 4 (28.57%) OO
12 3 (21.43%) C#
12 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 3 (21.43%) Ember.js
12 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (21.43%) Semantic HTML
13 2 (14.29%) SOLID
13 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
13 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
13 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (14.29%) Redis
13 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) Redis
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
1 9 (64.29%) gulp
2 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Gatling
3 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (28.57%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) HTML5
3 10 (71.43%) Sass
4 8 (57.14%) CSS3
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (28.57%) Backbone.js
7 4 (28.57%) React
8 3 (21.43%) Ember.js
8 3 (21.43%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (14.29%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (14.29%) RESTful
10 1 (7.14%) J2EE
10 1 (7.14%) Servlets
10 1 (7.14%) SOAP
10 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) SOLID
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) Haskell
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Grafana
1 1 (7.14%) Kibana
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) webMethods