Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Grunt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Grunt over the 6 months to 16 October 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 170 176
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +18
Contract jobs citing Grunt 30 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 0.37% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 2.69% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 22
East of England median daily rate £425 £275 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.55% -19.12% -25.27%
10th Percentile £298 £225 £269
90th Percentile £538 £438 £437
England median daily rate £463 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +8.82% +13.33% -9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £22.81

Grunt is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 948 668 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.84% 13.74% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 405 476
East of England median daily rate £440 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.20% +9.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 53
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +8.33% +3.24%
10th Percentile £35.05 £30.98 £31.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.77
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.75% +3.39%

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Grunt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in the East of England

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in the East of England

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in the East of England

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 13 £425 +54.55% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £426 +13.67% 2
Essex -17 6 £300 -
Norfolk 0 3 £325 +30.00% 2
Suffolk +11 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire -10 1 £350 -17.65%
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 24 (80.00%) HTML
2 24 (80.00%) CSS
2 24 (80.00%) gulp
3 21 (70.00%) HTML5
4 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (60.00%) Node.js
6 17 (56.67%) Front End Development
6 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
7 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
8 15 (50.00%) Java
9 12 (40.00%) TDD
9 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 11 (36.67%) React
10 11 (36.67%) Scrum
11 10 (33.33%) Sass
11 10 (33.33%) REST
12 9 (30.00%) MVC
12 9 (30.00%) Web Services
12 9 (30.00%) SOA
12 9 (30.00%) IntelliJ
13 8 (26.67%) Web Development
13 8 (26.67%) Spring
13 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (26.67%) JSON
13 8 (26.67%) CSS3
13 8 (26.67%) BDD
13 8 (26.67%) Jasmine
14 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) npm
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (10.00%) GitHub
4 3 (10.00%) Serverless
5 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (80.00%) gulp
2 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (30.00%) IntelliJ
4 8 (26.67%) Jasmine
5 7 (23.33%) webpack
6 4 (13.33%) Mercurial
7 3 (10.00%) Bower
7 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (10.00%) Maven
7 3 (10.00%) Mocha
8 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (6.67%) Babel
8 2 (6.67%) PhantomJS
8 2 (6.67%) WebStorm
9 1 (3.33%) git-flow
9 1 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (3.33%) Protractor
9 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (6.67%) Advertising
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (13.33%) UI Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Angular Developer
7 3 (10.00%) AWS Developer
8 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) CSS
1 24 (80.00%) HTML
2 21 (70.00%) HTML5
3 18 (60.00%) Node.js
4 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
5 11 (36.67%) React
6 10 (33.33%) REST
6 10 (33.33%) Sass
7 9 (30.00%) Web Services
8 8 (26.67%) CSS3
8 8 (26.67%) JSON
8 8 (26.67%) Spring
9 7 (23.33%) Dropwizard
9 7 (23.33%) Express
9 7 (23.33%) Hystrix
9 7 (23.33%) Play Framework
9 7 (23.33%) Scalatra
10 6 (20.00%) Ajax
10 6 (20.00%) jQuery
10 6 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 3 (10.00%) Web 2.0
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Front End Development
3 12 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 12 (40.00%) TDD
4 11 (36.67%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) MVC
5 9 (30.00%) SOA
6 8 (26.67%) BDD
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (26.67%) Web Development
7 7 (23.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (23.33%) Kanban
7 7 (23.33%) Pair Programming
7 7 (23.33%) Refactoring
7 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (23.33%) SOLID
7 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development
8 6 (20.00%) Microservices
8 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) Groovy
4 4 (13.33%) ES6
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (6.67%) Dart
6 2 (6.67%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) New Relic
2 3 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (6.67%) Omniture
3 2 (6.67%) Zend