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 30 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.

Grunt
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 369 399
Rank change year-on-year +10 +30  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 229 269 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.54% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.12% 3.69% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 186 129
Median daily rate £425 £413 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £364 £375
% change year-on-year -3.78% -3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £31.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.26%  
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7340 7291 6380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.48% 14.59% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4962 4918 4146
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 169 119
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +12.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -26 123 £500 +17.64% 72
Yorkshire +27 23 £345 -1.77% 7
North West +40 21 £325 -18.75% 15
South East +9 17 £401 +23.23% 9
South West +6 15 £325 -16.66% 2
East Midlands +2 11 £415 -2.35% 2
East of England +7 8 £400 - 7
West Midlands +19 7 £350 -9.67% 4
North East -11 3 - -
Midlands - 1 £350 - 3
Grunt
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 420 (87.68%) JavaScript
2 367 (76.62%) CSS
3 343 (71.61%) HTML
4 311 (64.93%) gulp
5 303 (63.26%) AngularJS
6 277 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
7 267 (55.74%) HTML5
8 243 (50.73%) CSS3
9 225 (46.97%) Node.js
10 219 (45.72%) Sass
11 217 (45.30%) Git (software)
12 211 (44.05%) Front End Development
13 174 (36.33%) React
14 160 (33.40%) TDD
15 147 (30.69%) Jasmine
16 138 (28.81%) jQuery
17 107 (22.34%) Java
18 103 (21.50%) Web Development
19 102 (21.29%) LESS
20 100 (20.88%) Responsive Web Design
21 92 (19.21%) BDD
22 90 (18.79%) User Experience
23 86 (17.95%) Mocha
23 86 (17.95%) C#
24 84 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 84 (17.54%) Bower
25 81 (16.91%) ES6
26 79 (16.49%) Scrum
26 79 (16.49%) Selenium
27 78 (16.28%) 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 17 (3.55%) Apache
2 16 (3.34%) CMS
2 16 (3.34%) nginx
2 16 (3.34%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.51%) WordPress
4 10 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (1.67%) Drupal
6 5 (1.04%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.04%) IIS
6 5 (1.04%) JBoss
6 5 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.84%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.63%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.42%) Confluence
9 2 (0.42%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.42%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (6.26%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.25%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.42%) InVision
6 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Magento
1 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.63%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.60%) GitHub
2 35 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.34%) Google Analytics
4 14 (2.92%) IaaS
4 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.67%) Loggly
6 8 (1.67%) Sumo Logic
7 4 (0.84%) SaaS
8 3 (0.63%) Slack
9 2 (0.42%) PaaS
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.21%) Heroku
10 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.35%) HTTP
2 27 (5.64%) SSL
3 17 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.13%) DNS
5 5 (1.04%) Internet
6 1 (0.21%) LDAP
6 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.98%) MongoDB
2 26 (5.43%) MySQL
3 23 (4.80%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.59%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.09%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.46%) Riak
8 6 (1.25%) Redis
9 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.04%) HBase
10 3 (0.63%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.63%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.42%) Big Data
11 2 (0.42%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.21%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 311 (64.93%) gulp
2 217 (45.30%) Git (software)
3 147 (30.69%) Jasmine
4 86 (17.95%) Mocha
5 84 (17.54%) Bower
6 79 (16.49%) Selenium
7 77 (16.08%) webpack
8 66 (13.78%) Karma Test Runner
9 52 (10.86%) Maven
10 51 (10.65%) Jenkins
11 42 (8.77%) Cucumber
12 30 (6.26%) Vagrant
13 29 (6.05%) Protractor
14 28 (5.85%) IntelliJ
15 23 (4.80%) Visual Studio
16 21 (4.38%) TeamCity
17 20 (4.18%) QUnit
17 20 (4.18%) WebDriver
18 19 (3.97%) JIRA
19 16 (3.34%) Ant
General
1 44 (9.19%) Finance
2 24 (5.01%) Banking
3 21 (4.38%) Marketing
4 19 (3.97%) Games
5 16 (3.34%) Front Office
6 12 (2.51%) Retail
7 10 (2.09%) Back Office
8 9 (1.88%) Publishing
9 6 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.04%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.63%) Electronics
11 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 455 (94.99%) Developer
2 177 (36.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 151 (31.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 80 (16.70%) Angular Developer
5 59 (12.32%) UI Developer
6 57 (11.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 50 (10.44%) Senior Developer
8 43 (8.98%) Node.js Developer
9 42 (8.77%) HTML Developer
10 33 (6.89%) Java Developer
10 33 (6.89%) Web Developer
11 30 (6.26%) .NET Developer
12 25 (5.22%) HTML CSS Developer
13 20 (4.18%) Lead Developer
14 19 (3.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 15 (3.13%) Scala Developer
16 14 (2.92%) C# Developer
16 14 (2.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 12 (2.51%) SQL Developer
18 11 (2.30%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (76.62%) CSS
2 343 (71.61%) HTML
3 303 (63.26%) AngularJS
4 267 (55.74%) HTML5
5 243 (50.73%) CSS3
6 225 (46.97%) Node.js
7 219 (45.72%) Sass
8 174 (36.33%) React
9 138 (28.81%) jQuery
10 102 (21.29%) LESS
11 84 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 68 (14.20%) .NET
12 68 (14.20%) Redux
13 64 (13.36%) RESTful
14 49 (10.23%) Web Services
15 46 (9.60%) JSON
16 45 (9.39%) Backbone.js
17 41 (8.56%) REST
18 40 (8.35%) Ember.js
19 39 (8.14%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 90 (18.79%) User Experience
2 37 (7.72%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.97%) Fintech
4 14 (2.92%) Graphic Design
5 11 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.09%) W3C
7 9 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.67%) Equities
8 8 (1.67%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.46%) NHS
10 6 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.25%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.04%) Replication
12 3 (0.63%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.63%) Online Games
12 3 (0.63%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.42%) Blog
13 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.23%) Linux
2 25 (5.22%) Windows
3 15 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 12 (2.51%) Unix
5 5 (1.04%) CoreOS
5 5 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.84%) Android
6 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (44.05%) Front End Development
3 160 (33.40%) TDD
4 103 (21.50%) Web Development
5 100 (20.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 92 (19.21%) BDD
7 79 (16.49%) Scrum
8 78 (16.28%) OO
9 72 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (14.82%) MVC
11 70 (14.61%) DevOps
12 53 (11.06%) Software Engineering
13 46 (9.60%) Kanban
14 44 (9.19%) Unit Testing
15 38 (7.93%) E-Commerce
16 33 (6.89%) Automated Testing
17 31 (6.47%) Web Design
18 25 (5.22%) Mobile First
19 23 (4.80%) Analytics
20 21 (4.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 420 (87.68%) JavaScript
2 107 (22.34%) Java
3 86 (17.95%) C#
4 81 (16.91%) ES6
5 47 (9.81%) PHP
6 34 (7.10%) TypeScript
7 33 (6.89%) SQL
8 32 (6.68%) Python
9 26 (5.43%) Groovy
9 26 (5.43%) Scala
10 25 (5.22%) Ruby
11 17 (3.55%) Haskell
12 15 (3.13%) Perl
13 10 (2.09%) ECMAScript
14 7 (1.46%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.25%) GraphQL
16 5 (1.04%) Go
17 4 (0.84%) C++
17 4 (0.84%) XPath
18 3 (0.63%) JSX
Qualifications
1 33 (6.89%) Degree
2 9 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.26%) QA
2 15 (3.13%) WAI
3 6 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.25%) WCAG
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (9.60%) Docker
2 6 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.04%) HDFS
3 5 (1.04%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) KVM
4 1 (0.21%) Varnish
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (5.85%) Puppet
2 21 (4.38%) Ansible
3 15 (3.13%) Grafana
3 15 (3.13%) Kibana
4 14 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.09%) Salt
6 8 (1.67%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.67%) Nagios
6 8 (1.67%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.42%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Marathon
8 1 (0.21%) Mesos
8 1 (0.21%) Plesk
8 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (5.64%) Google
2 22 (4.59%) Adobe
3 18 (3.76%) New Relic
4 10 (2.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.09%) Oracle
4 10 (2.09%) Rackspace
4 10 (2.09%) SaltStack
5 8 (1.67%) Splunk
6 6 (1.25%) VMware
7 4 (0.84%) SAP
7 4 (0.84%) webMethods
8 3 (0.63%) Apigee
8 3 (0.63%) Panasonic
8 3 (0.63%) PayPal
9 2 (0.42%) Sage
10 1 (0.21%) Apiary
10 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.21%) Perforce
10 1 (0.21%) Sencha
10 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
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