The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grunt
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 85 74
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% 3.73% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year -0.70% -6.00%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 126 161 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.00% 10.66% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 103
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -15.78%  
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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in Edinburgh

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
5 3 (37.50%) LESS
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
6 2 (25.00%) gulp
6 2 (25.00%) Sass
6 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (25.00%) EPiServer
6 2 (25.00%) CMS
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Content Management
6 2 (25.00%) Drupal
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) WordPress
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
1 2 (25.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) gulp
1 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Bower
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Protractor
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) LESS
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) React
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) ES6
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) OpenText