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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grunt
Rank 120 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.091% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
361 172 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.15% 7.79% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 101 126
Average daily rate £340 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.80% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
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 11 February 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
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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
Coventry - 1 £400 -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Sass
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) LESS
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) gulp
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) WordPress
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (12.50%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) ECMAScript
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Laravel
6 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 6 (75.00%) HTML Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Angular Developer
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (12.50%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) Sass
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) LESS
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Laravel
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) ECMAScript
3 1 (12.50%) ES6
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
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