Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 547 488 357
Rank change year-on-year -59 -131 -8
Contract jobs citing Grunt 244 421 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.45% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 2.14% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 297 471
England median daily rate £475 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% - +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £578 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00

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 13,853 19,702 16,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.76% 20.92% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,184 13,604 11,541
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 203 278
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £24.32 £25.57 £30.60
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 -19 127 £488 -2.50% 39
South East +35 35 £490 +8.89% 18
East of England +57 29 £438 -18.60% 12
Midlands -2 29 £475 +5.56% 13
West Midlands +3 23 £489 +8.61% 5
North of England 0 12 £386 -3.44% 29
South West -17 11 £368 -8.13% 18
North West -6 9 £386 -3.44% 21
East Midlands +6 6 £344 -19.12% 8
Yorkshire +24 2 £300 -13.67% 6
North East +20 1 £505 +14.60% 2
Grunt
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 212 (86.89%) CSS
2 208 (85.25%) JavaScript
3 204 (83.61%) HTML
4 172 (70.49%) Git (software)
5 169 (69.26%) gulp
6 164 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
7 157 (64.34%) AngularJS
8 141 (57.79%) Sass
9 121 (49.59%) Front End Development
10 108 (44.26%) HTML5
11 106 (43.44%) Java
12 101 (41.39%) Node.js
13 98 (40.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 94 (38.52%) webpack
15 92 (37.70%) React
16 75 (30.74%) TDD
17 74 (30.33%) npm
18 69 (28.28%) Karma Test Runner
18 69 (28.28%) User Experience
18 69 (28.28%) CSS3
18 69 (28.28%) jQuery
19 58 (23.77%) LESS
19 58 (23.77%) Jasmine
20 54 (22.13%) TypeScript
21 53 (21.72%) CMS
22 52 (21.31%) BDD
23 49 (20.08%) Jenkins
23 49 (20.08%) Test Automation
24 48 (19.67%) Scrum
24 48 (19.67%) Docker

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 53 (21.72%) CMS
2 35 (14.34%) WebSphere
3 33 (13.52%) Confluence
4 32 (13.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 25 (10.25%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (5.33%) Umbraco
7 12 (4.92%) Apache Solr
8 11 (4.51%) Apache
9 10 (4.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (4.10%) nginx
10 9 (3.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (3.69%) Tomcat
11 8 (3.28%) WordPress
12 7 (2.87%) JBoss
12 7 (2.87%) WebLogic
13 6 (2.46%) Drupal
14 5 (2.05%) IIS
14 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
14 5 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.82%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 21 (8.61%) Photoshop
2 14 (5.74%) GIMP
3 6 (2.46%) Sketch
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (15.57%) Magento
2 8 (3.28%) Shopify
3 4 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (30.33%) npm
2 30 (12.30%) Azure
3 22 (9.02%) GitHub
4 19 (7.79%) AWS
5 11 (4.51%) Google Analytics
6 6 (2.46%) PaaS
7 5 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.64%) SaaS
8 4 (1.64%) Yarn
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.82%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.82%) GCP
9 2 (0.82%) IaaS
9 2 (0.82%) Serverless
9 2 (0.82%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.41%) Loggly
10 1 (0.41%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.92%) HTTP
2 9 (3.69%) SSL
2 9 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.05%) Internet
4 2 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.41%) Skype
5 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.66%) MySQL
3 20 (8.20%) MongoDB
3 20 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.23%) GIS
5 3 (1.23%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.23%) Redis
6 2 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.41%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 172 (70.49%) Git (software)
2 169 (69.26%) gulp
3 94 (38.52%) webpack
4 69 (28.28%) Karma Test Runner
5 58 (23.77%) Jasmine
6 49 (20.08%) Jenkins
7 45 (18.44%) JIRA
8 39 (15.98%) Bower
9 25 (10.25%) Maven
10 24 (9.84%) Selenium
11 22 (9.02%) Cucumber
11 22 (9.02%) TeamCity
12 21 (8.61%) Subversion
13 20 (8.20%) Protractor
14 15 (6.15%) git-flow
15 14 (5.74%) Mocha
16 13 (5.33%) Bitbucket
16 13 (5.33%) Vagrant
17 12 (4.92%) IntelliJ
17 12 (4.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (9.43%) Games
2 21 (8.61%) Finance
3 17 (6.97%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.69%) Banking
4 9 (3.69%) Retail
5 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.23%) Marketing
5 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Front Office
6 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 224 (91.80%) Developer
2 100 (40.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 50 (20.49%) Angular Developer
4 33 (13.52%) React Developer
5 30 (12.30%) JavaScript Developer
6 25 (10.25%) UI Developer
7 19 (7.79%) Java Developer
8 18 (7.38%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.97%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (4.10%) Applications Developer
10 10 (4.10%) Magento Developer
10 10 (4.10%) Sitecore Developer
11 7 (2.87%) Lead Developer
11 7 (2.87%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.46%) Architect
12 6 (2.46%) Scala Developer
13 5 (2.05%) CMS Developer
13 5 (2.05%) Java Applications Developer
13 5 (2.05%) PHP Developer
13 5 (2.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (86.89%) CSS
2 204 (83.61%) HTML
3 157 (64.34%) AngularJS
4 141 (57.79%) Sass
5 108 (44.26%) HTML5
6 101 (41.39%) Node.js
7 98 (40.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 92 (37.70%) React
9 69 (28.28%) CSS3
9 69 (28.28%) jQuery
10 58 (23.77%) LESS
11 42 (17.21%) Semantic HTML
12 40 (16.39%) Spring
13 38 (15.57%) REST
14 37 (15.16%) Redux
15 34 (13.93%) Vue.js
16 32 (13.11%) .NET
17 29 (11.89%) JSON
18 26 (10.66%) RESTful
18 26 (10.66%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (28.28%) User Experience
2 29 (11.89%) Vector Graphics
3 27 (11.07%) W3C
4 14 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.69%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.64%) NHS
7 4 (1.64%) RIA
8 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.82%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.41%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.41%) iPhone
10 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.25%) Linux
2 11 (4.51%) Unix
2 11 (4.51%) Windows
3 9 (3.69%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.23%) Android
5 3 (1.23%) CentOS
5 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (49.59%) Front End Development
3 75 (30.74%) TDD
4 52 (21.31%) BDD
5 49 (20.08%) Test Automation
6 48 (19.67%) Scrum
7 47 (19.26%) Wireframes
8 45 (18.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 44 (18.03%) DevOps
10 43 (17.62%) E-Commerce
11 42 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (17.21%) Responsive Web Design
12 41 (16.80%) Unit Testing
13 40 (16.39%) Microservices
14 39 (15.98%) MVC
15 31 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (11.89%) Sprint Planning
17 28 (11.48%) OO
18 27 (11.07%) Web Accessibility
19 22 (9.02%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 208 (85.25%) JavaScript
2 106 (43.44%) Java
3 54 (22.13%) TypeScript
4 40 (16.39%) ES6
5 37 (15.16%) C#
6 34 (13.93%) PHP
7 28 (11.48%) SQL
8 22 (9.02%) Python
9 10 (4.10%) Groovy
9 10 (4.10%) Ruby
10 9 (3.69%) Haskell
10 9 (3.69%) Perl
10 9 (3.69%) Scala
11 6 (2.46%) Java 8
11 6 (2.46%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.05%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.64%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.64%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.82%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.82%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 36 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (0.82%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.20%) WCAG
2 7 (2.87%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 48 (19.67%) Docker
2 9 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (5.74%) Ansible
2 9 (3.69%) Grafana
2 9 (3.69%) Kibana
2 9 (3.69%) Puppet
3 5 (2.05%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
4 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (14.75%) Sitecore
2 26 (10.66%) IBM
3 16 (6.56%) hybris
4 14 (5.74%) Google
5 12 (4.92%) Oracle
6 10 (4.10%) Adobe
7 8 (3.28%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.87%) webMethods
9 6 (2.46%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.64%) New Relic
11 3 (1.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 3 (1.23%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.23%) Zend
12 2 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.82%) ESRI
12 2 (0.82%) OutSystems
12 2 (0.82%) WooCommerce
12 2 (0.82%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.41%) Splunk