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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 114 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.077% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +32.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
228 198 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.11% 7.66% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 114 105
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 10
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grunt across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Staffordshire - 2 £285 - 1
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) CSS3
4 5 (62.50%) Sass
5 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (50.00%) gulp
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) WCAG
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
7 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
7 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (25.00%) User Experience
7 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (25.00%) W3C
7 2 (25.00%) PHP
7 2 (25.00%) jQuery
8 1 (12.50%) TDD
8 1 (12.50%) Marketing
8 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (12.50%) WordPress
8 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
8 1 (12.50%) BDD

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (12.50%) WordPress
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) gulp
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (12.50%) Bower
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) CSS3
3 5 (62.50%) Sass
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
6 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (12.50%) React
7 1 (12.50%) Browserify
7 1 (12.50%) OOCSS
7 1 (12.50%) Underscore.js
7 1 (12.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
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