Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 January 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 541 496 431
Rank change year-on-year -45 -65 -58
Contract jobs citing Grunt 177 369 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.57% 1.90% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 245 357
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £334 £307 £313
90th Percentile £588 £573 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £30.95 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.13% -
UK median hourly rate - £30.95 £39.75
% change year-on-year - -22.13% -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 11,298 19,432 17,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.18% 21.63% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,585 13,334 12,061
England median daily rate £475 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +3.72% +8.29%
10th Percentile £325 £331 £313
90th Percentile £650 £635 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £453
% change year-on-year - +4.97% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 226 220
England median hourly rate £41.50 £42.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.92% -2.29% +6.71%
10th Percentile £16.50 £32.04 £29.90
90th Percentile £76.15 £55.00 £62.40
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% - +6.10%

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in England

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in England

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in England

Grunt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Grunt in England

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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
London +10 91 £518 +6.15% 33
Midlands +29 30 £425 +6.25% 8
South East +8 22 £475 +11.76% 12
East of England +41 17 £550 +29.41% 12
West Midlands +25 16 £500 +23.46% 2
East Midlands +26 14 £388 +6.29% 6
South West +25 13 £350 -7.89% 13
North of England +18 4 £388 +10.71% 10
North West +13 4 £388 +19.23% 7
Grunt
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Grunt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 151 (85.31%) CSS
2 150 (84.75%) HTML
3 142 (80.23%) JavaScript
4 134 (75.71%) gulp
5 114 (64.41%) AngularJS
6 112 (63.28%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (58.19%) Git (software)
8 102 (57.63%) Sass
9 89 (50.28%) Node.js
10 86 (48.59%) Front End Development
11 80 (45.20%) HTML5
12 77 (43.50%) Java
13 67 (37.85%) React
14 66 (37.29%) webpack
15 58 (32.77%) jQuery
16 51 (28.81%) CSS3
16 51 (28.81%) User Experience
16 51 (28.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 51 (28.81%) npm
17 45 (25.42%) Karma Test Runner
17 45 (25.42%) Test Automation
18 43 (24.29%) DevOps
19 41 (23.16%) TypeScript
20 39 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
20 39 (22.03%) LESS
21 38 (21.47%) Jasmine
22 37 (20.90%) REST
23 34 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
24 33 (18.64%) Microservices
25 32 (18.08%) MVC

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 28 (15.82%) CMS
2 21 (11.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 21 (11.86%) WebSphere
3 16 (9.04%) Confluence
4 13 (7.34%) nginx
4 13 (7.34%) Umbraco
5 12 (6.78%) Apache
5 12 (6.78%) Tomcat
6 9 (5.08%) Drupal
6 9 (5.08%) JBoss
6 9 (5.08%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.39%) ArcGIS
7 6 (3.39%) IIS
7 6 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.39%) WordPress
8 4 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.69%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (13.56%) Photoshop
2 12 (6.78%) Sketch
3 9 (5.08%) GIMP
4 3 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (13.56%) Magento
2 10 (5.65%) Shopify
3 5 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (28.81%) npm
2 26 (14.69%) Azure
3 18 (10.17%) AWS
4 16 (9.04%) GitHub
5 12 (6.78%) Google Analytics
6 8 (4.52%) Yarn
7 6 (3.39%) PaaS
8 4 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.26%) SaaS
9 2 (1.13%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.13%) Serverless
9 2 (1.13%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.56%) Asana
10 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.56%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.56%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.56%) GCP
10 1 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.78%) HTTP
1 12 (6.78%) SSL
1 12 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.43%) MongoDB
2 19 (10.73%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 15 (8.47%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.08%) MySQL
6 7 (3.95%) GIS
7 6 (3.39%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (1.69%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 134 (75.71%) gulp
2 103 (58.19%) Git (software)
3 66 (37.29%) webpack
4 45 (25.42%) Karma Test Runner
5 38 (21.47%) Jasmine
6 28 (15.82%) Jenkins
6 28 (15.82%) JIRA
7 23 (12.99%) Bower
8 22 (12.43%) Selenium
9 17 (9.60%) git-flow
9 17 (9.60%) TeamCity
10 16 (9.04%) IntelliJ
11 12 (6.78%) Ant
11 12 (6.78%) Cucumber
11 12 (6.78%) Gatling
11 12 (6.78%) Mocha
11 12 (6.78%) Sublime Text
11 12 (6.78%) Vagrant
12 10 (5.65%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (5.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.04%) Games
1 16 (9.04%) Public Sector
2 12 (6.78%) Finance
3 6 (3.39%) Banking
4 5 (2.82%) Marketing
5 4 (2.26%) Law
5 4 (2.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.13%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 162 (91.53%) Developer
2 69 (38.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 33 (18.64%) Angular Developer
4 19 (10.73%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (10.17%) React Developer
5 18 (10.17%) Senior Developer
6 16 (9.04%) Java Developer
7 14 (7.91%) UI Developer
8 12 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.08%) Applications Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Scala Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Sitecore Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Java Applications Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Java Web Applications Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Magento Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Web Applications Developer
13 5 (2.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (85.31%) CSS
2 150 (84.75%) HTML
3 114 (64.41%) AngularJS
4 102 (57.63%) Sass
5 89 (50.28%) Node.js
6 80 (45.20%) HTML5
7 67 (37.85%) React
8 58 (32.77%) jQuery
9 51 (28.81%) CSS3
9 51 (28.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 39 (22.03%) LESS
11 37 (20.90%) REST
12 30 (16.95%) Semantic HTML
13 29 (16.38%) JSON
13 29 (16.38%) Vue.js
14 25 (14.12%) RESTful
15 24 (13.56%) .NET
15 24 (13.56%) Redux
15 24 (13.56%) Spring
15 24 (13.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.81%) User Experience
2 22 (12.43%) W3C
3 12 (6.78%) Vector Graphics
4 10 (5.65%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.82%) RIA
7 4 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.26%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.56%) Animation
8 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.73%) Linux
2 13 (7.34%) Windows
3 12 (6.78%) Ubuntu
4 10 (5.65%) Unix
5 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.69%) CentOS
5 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (63.28%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (48.59%) Front End Development
3 45 (25.42%) Test Automation
4 43 (24.29%) DevOps
5 39 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (18.64%) Microservices
8 32 (18.08%) MVC
9 31 (17.51%) TDD
9 31 (17.51%) Wireframes
10 29 (16.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 29 (16.38%) Scrum
10 29 (16.38%) Unit Testing
11 28 (15.82%) E-Commerce
12 25 (14.12%) OO
13 21 (11.86%) BDD
13 21 (11.86%) SOLID
13 21 (11.86%) Web Development
14 19 (10.73%) Sprint Planning
15 18 (10.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 142 (80.23%) JavaScript
2 77 (43.50%) Java
3 41 (23.16%) TypeScript
4 30 (16.95%) C#
5 24 (13.56%) Python
6 21 (11.86%) SQL
7 18 (10.17%) ES6
8 16 (9.04%) Ruby
9 13 (7.34%) PHP
10 12 (6.78%) Groovy
10 12 (6.78%) Haskell
10 12 (6.78%) Perl
10 12 (6.78%) Scala
11 6 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.26%) Java 8
13 3 (1.69%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.13%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.13%) ES7
15 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 25 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.73%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.47%) Degree
4 10 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.26%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.12%) WCAG
2 7 (3.95%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (15.25%) Docker
2 11 (6.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (7.34%) Puppet
2 12 (6.78%) Grafana
2 12 (6.78%) Kibana
3 4 (2.26%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (14.12%) Sitecore
2 18 (10.17%) IBM
3 13 (7.34%) Google
3 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.78%) hybris
5 11 (6.21%) Oracle
6 9 (5.08%) Adobe
6 9 (5.08%) webMethods
7 6 (3.39%) ESRI
8 4 (2.26%) New Relic
9 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.69%) Zend
10 2 (1.13%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.56%) OutSystems
11 1 (0.56%) WooCommerce
11 1 (0.56%) Xamarin