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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grunt
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 55 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.46% 0.47% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.06% 4.41% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £359 £375
% change year-on-year -2.43% -4.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 -

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 98 68 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.10% 10.54% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 38
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.20% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in Birmingham

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) gulp
2 5 (83.33%) Sass
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) LESS
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) React
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (33.33%) Slack
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (16.67%) Behat
6 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
6 1 (16.67%) GitHub
6 1 (16.67%) Mocha

Grunt
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Slack
2 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) gulp
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Bower
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) Mocha
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) webpack
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Sass
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) LESS
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (33.33%) React
6 1 (16.67%) Behat
6 1 (16.67%) DOM
6 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Twig
6 1 (16.67%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
3 1 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft