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 3 months to 24 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 274 306 386
Rank change year-on-year +32 +80  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 356 361 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.73% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.74% 4.68% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 269 183
Median daily rate £468 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.99% +10.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7503 7720 6817
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.67% 15.64% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5140 5391 4534
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 120 101
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 214 £500 +17.64% 43
South East +56 45 £425 +13.33% 7
East Midlands +28 36 £450 +28.57% 3
North West +19 21 £350 -15.15% 6
West Midlands +30 14 £300 +36.36% 3
East of England 0 12 £425 +70.00% 6
Yorkshire +19 11 £428 +0.58% 10
Midlands - 3 £450 - 6
South West -3 2 £263 -19.23% 7
Grunt
UK

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

1 527 (90.09%) JavaScript
2 490 (83.76%) CSS
3 462 (78.97%) HTML
4 394 (67.35%) AngularJS
5 374 (63.93%) gulp
6 367 (62.74%) HTML5
7 348 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
8 309 (52.82%) CSS3
9 280 (47.86%) Node.js
10 276 (47.18%) Front End Development
11 273 (46.67%) Git (software)
12 250 (42.74%) Sass
13 226 (38.63%) TDD
14 211 (36.07%) React
15 180 (30.77%) Jasmine
16 170 (29.06%) jQuery
17 164 (28.03%) Scrum
18 148 (25.30%) User Experience
19 135 (23.08%) Java
20 127 (21.71%) Test Automation
21 122 (20.85%) Responsive Web Design
21 122 (20.85%) Web Development
22 121 (20.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 114 (19.49%) Karma Test Runner
24 96 (16.41%) Mocha
25 95 (16.24%) BDD
26 94 (16.07%) Angular 2
27 92 (15.73%) ES6
27 92 (15.73%) webpack
28 88 (15.04%) OO

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 25 (4.27%) nginx
2 24 (4.10%) Apache
2 24 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.76%) Confluence
4 21 (3.59%) CMS
5 19 (3.25%) Drupal
6 17 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.22%) JBoss
7 13 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.88%) WordPress
9 10 (1.71%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.51%) IIS
12 3 (0.51%) Magnolia
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
13 2 (0.34%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (8.21%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.34%) InVision
5 1 (0.17%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Magento
2 6 (1.03%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) RMDS
5 1 (0.17%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (8.55%) GitHub
3 22 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.08%) Google Analytics
5 12 (2.05%) IaaS
6 8 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (1.37%) SaaS
7 7 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.03%) PaaS
9 5 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.68%) Loggly
10 4 (0.68%) Sumo Logic
11 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.84%) HTTP
2 22 (3.76%) SSL
3 18 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) Internet
5 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.85%) MongoDB
2 40 (6.84%) NoSQL
3 26 (4.44%) MySQL
4 14 (2.39%) Big Data
4 14 (2.39%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.03%) Redis
8 5 (0.85%) MS Access
8 5 (0.85%) Neo4j
9 4 (0.68%) Riak
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.51%) HBase
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.17%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 374 (63.93%) gulp
2 273 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 180 (30.77%) Jasmine
4 114 (19.49%) Karma Test Runner
5 96 (16.41%) Mocha
6 92 (15.73%) webpack
7 87 (14.87%) Selenium
8 82 (14.02%) Bower
9 66 (11.28%) Jenkins
10 50 (8.55%) IntelliJ
11 47 (8.03%) Protractor
12 45 (7.69%) Cucumber
13 43 (7.35%) JIRA
14 31 (5.30%) WebDriver
15 30 (5.13%) Maven
16 29 (4.96%) Bitbucket
17 22 (3.76%) Subversion
18 20 (3.42%) Gatling
18 20 (3.42%) Sublime Text
19 19 (3.25%) Ant
General
1 65 (11.11%) Finance
2 26 (4.44%) Marketing
3 21 (3.59%) Banking
3 21 (3.59%) Front Office
4 10 (1.71%) Retail
5 9 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.03%) Publishing
7 5 (0.85%) Electronics
7 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.85%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.68%) Games
8 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.51%) Back Office
10 2 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 545 (93.16%) Developer
2 207 (35.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 186 (31.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 111 (18.97%) Angular Developer
5 68 (11.62%) UI Developer
6 58 (9.91%) Node.js Developer
7 53 (9.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 50 (8.55%) HTML Developer
9 45 (7.69%) Java Developer
10 40 (6.84%) HTML CSS Developer
11 39 (6.67%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.62%) Web Developer
13 18 (3.08%) .NET Developer
13 18 (3.08%) Drupal Developer
13 18 (3.08%) Scala Developer
14 17 (2.91%) Agile Developer
15 15 (2.56%) Lead Developer
16 14 (2.39%) PHP Developer
17 13 (2.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
18 12 (2.05%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (83.76%) CSS
2 462 (78.97%) HTML
3 394 (67.35%) AngularJS
4 367 (62.74%) HTML5
5 309 (52.82%) CSS3
6 280 (47.86%) Node.js
7 250 (42.74%) Sass
8 211 (36.07%) React
9 170 (29.06%) jQuery
10 121 (20.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 94 (16.07%) Angular 2
12 86 (14.70%) LESS
13 66 (11.28%) Redux
14 65 (11.11%) Web Services
15 63 (10.77%) .NET
16 59 (10.09%) JSON
17 58 (9.91%) REST
18 48 (8.21%) RESTful
19 40 (6.84%) Chai
20 38 (6.50%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 148 (25.30%) User Experience
2 49 (8.38%) Mobile App
3 48 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (5.47%) Fintech
5 18 (3.08%) Equities
5 18 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.74%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.22%) W3C
8 10 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.20%) Graphic Design
10 7 (1.20%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.03%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.85%) NHS
13 4 (0.68%) Streaming Video
14 3 (0.51%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.51%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.34%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.34%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.23%) Linux
2 24 (4.10%) Windows
3 20 (3.42%) Ubuntu
4 18 (3.08%) Unix
5 7 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.17%) Android
6 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.17%) CentOS
6 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (47.18%) Front End Development
3 226 (38.63%) TDD
4 164 (28.03%) Scrum
5 127 (21.71%) Test Automation
6 122 (20.85%) Responsive Web Design
6 122 (20.85%) Web Development
7 95 (16.24%) BDD
8 88 (15.04%) MVC
8 88 (15.04%) OO
9 87 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
9 87 (14.87%) DevOps
10 59 (10.09%) Unit Testing
11 53 (9.06%) Kanban
12 51 (8.72%) Software Engineering
13 47 (8.03%) SOA
14 43 (7.35%) Pair Programming
15 42 (7.18%) Web Design
16 41 (7.01%) E-Commerce
17 40 (6.84%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 527 (90.09%) JavaScript
2 135 (23.08%) Java
3 92 (15.73%) ES6
4 70 (11.97%) C#
4 70 (11.97%) TypeScript
5 56 (9.57%) PHP
6 48 (8.21%) Groovy
7 46 (7.86%) Python
8 42 (7.18%) Scala
9 41 (7.01%) SQL
10 26 (4.44%) Ruby
11 20 (3.42%) Perl
12 18 (3.08%) Haskell
13 16 (2.74%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.74%) ECMAScript
14 8 (1.37%) C++
15 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.85%) VB
16 5 (0.85%) VC++
17 4 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (4.79%) Degree
2 19 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.23%) QA
2 19 (3.25%) WAI
3 4 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (8.89%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.34%) KVM
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
4 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (4.10%) Puppet
2 22 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.42%) Ansible
4 19 (3.25%) Grafana
4 19 (3.25%) Kibana
5 12 (2.05%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.20%) Salt
7 4 (0.68%) Nagios
7 4 (0.68%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.51%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.51%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.34%) Terraform
10 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.17%) logstash
10 1 (0.17%) Marathon
10 1 (0.17%) Mesos
10 1 (0.17%) Plesk
Vendors
1 34 (5.81%) Adobe
1 34 (5.81%) Google
2 32 (5.47%) New Relic
3 13 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.88%) Oracle
5 8 (1.37%) webMethods
6 6 (1.03%) PayPal
6 6 (1.03%) Rackspace
6 6 (1.03%) SaltStack
6 6 (1.03%) SAP
7 4 (0.68%) IBM
7 4 (0.68%) Splunk
8 3 (0.51%) Panasonic
8 3 (0.51%) VMware
8 3 (0.51%) Zend
9 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco
9 2 (0.34%) Perforce
9 2 (0.34%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.34%) Twitter
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Rate: £650 - £700 per day
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