The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Grunt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Grunt
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 11 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.72% - 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.28% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

Grunt is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 107 124 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.74% 15.35% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 95 66
Median daily rate £375 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +22.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Grunt as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in Birmingham

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Grunt in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in Birmingham

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) gulp
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) React
6 6 (42.86%) PHP
6 6 (42.86%) LESS
6 6 (42.86%) CSS3
7 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (35.71%) Sass
7 5 (35.71%) Doctrine
7 5 (35.71%) OO PHP
7 5 (35.71%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
8 4 (28.57%) Case Management
8 4 (28.57%) DevOps
8 4 (28.57%) User Experience
8 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (28.57%) HTML5
9 3 (21.43%) Mocha
9 3 (21.43%) WAI
9 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
9 3 (21.43%) Linux
9 3 (21.43%) TDD
9 3 (21.43%) MEAN Stack

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) gulp
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Mocha
3 3 (21.43%) webpack
4 2 (14.29%) Babel
4 2 (14.29%) Bower
4 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 2 (14.29%) Protractor
5 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (7.14%) PhantomJS
5 1 (7.14%) Sublime Text
5 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 7 (50.00%) React
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
4 6 (42.86%) LESS
5 5 (35.71%) Doctrine
5 5 (35.71%) Sass
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (21.43%) MEAN Stack
8 2 (14.29%) Chai
8 2 (14.29%) Node.js
8 2 (14.29%) Redux
9 1 (7.14%) Behat
9 1 (7.14%) jQuery
9 1 (7.14%) REST
9 1 (7.14%) SOAP
9 1 (7.14%) Twig
9 1 (7.14%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) OO PHP
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) Case Management
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile First
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) WAI
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe
1 2 (14.29%) Zend