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 26 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.15% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.81% 0.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 166 212 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.66% 16.01% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 103 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +4.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Sass
3 3 (50.00%) LESS
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (50.00%) gulp
3 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (50.00%) Aurelia
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

Grunt
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) gulp
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Aurelia
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) LESS
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (50.00%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript