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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grunt
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 122 106
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing Grunt 14 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.32% 1.04% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £338 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £360 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £440 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
324 385 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.65% 14.75% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 204 103
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Shropshire - 6 - -
Birmingham - 4 £350 - 1
Coventry - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (90.00%) gulp
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (70.00%) HTML
4 14 (70.00%) CSS
4 14 (70.00%) AngularJS
5 13 (65.00%) Node.js
6 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (60.00%) HTML5
7 11 (55.00%) jQuery
7 11 (55.00%) CSS3
8 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (50.00%) Java
9 9 (45.00%) Scrum
9 9 (45.00%) Front End Development
10 8 (40.00%) DevOps
10 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
10 8 (40.00%) C#
10 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
11 7 (35.00%) Selenium
11 7 (35.00%) Open Source
11 7 (35.00%) HTTP
11 7 (35.00%) GitHub
11 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
12 6 (30.00%) Analytics
12 6 (30.00%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (30.00%) Sublime Text
12 6 (30.00%) Gherkin
12 6 (30.00%) Kibana
12 6 (30.00%) React

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 6 (30.00%) nginx
1 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) GitHub
2 6 (30.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 6 (30.00%) SSL
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) gulp
2 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (35.00%) Selenium
5 6 (30.00%) Ant
5 6 (30.00%) Gatling
5 6 (30.00%) IntelliJ
5 6 (30.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (30.00%) Sublime Text
6 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (15.00%) Mocha
7 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
7 2 (10.00%) webpack
8 1 (5.00%) Bower
8 1 (5.00%) Protractor
8 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
8 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
8 1 (5.00%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Scala Developer
4 4 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 2 (10.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) AngularJS
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) Node.js
3 12 (60.00%) HTML5
4 11 (55.00%) CSS3
4 11 (55.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) Gherkin
5 6 (30.00%) React
5 6 (30.00%) Servlets
6 5 (25.00%) Sass
6 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js
8 3 (15.00%) LESS
9 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (5.00%) Behat
10 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
10 1 (5.00%) REST
10 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) Front End Development
3 9 (45.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) DevOps
5 7 (35.00%) Open Source
6 6 (30.00%) Analytics
6 6 (30.00%) Kanban
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (15.00%) Mobile First
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (10.00%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) Groovy
4 6 (30.00%) Haskell
4 6 (30.00%) Perl
4 6 (30.00%) Python
4 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 6 (30.00%) Scala
5 3 (15.00%) ES6
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Grafana
1 6 (30.00%) Kibana
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft