Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 349 391
Rank change year-on-year -37 +42 +155
Contract jobs citing Grunt 571 661 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.68% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.26% 4.10% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 495 455
England median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £319 £302 £275
90th Percentile £588 £605 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £378
% change year-on-year +5.88% +12.58% -10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £23.87
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £23.87

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 17533 16135 15014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 16.57% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12283 10943 10092
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £605 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 231 286
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.15 £23.88
90th Percentile £59.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -63 357 £500 +11.11% 27
North of England +62 73 £359 -7.42% 16
South East -15 50 £443 +16.45% 8
North West +41 48 £352 -9.16% 8
Midlands +19 43 £450 +12.50% 6
East Midlands +7 35 £450 +12.50% 4
East of England -6 24 £350 +27.27% 3
Yorkshire +16 23 £359 +6.45% 8
South West +14 22 £400 +23.08% 3
West Midlands +23 8 £488 +62.75% 2
North East +62 2 £375 -1.32%
Grunt
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 519 (90.89%) JavaScript
2 459 (80.39%) CSS
3 454 (79.51%) HTML
4 398 (69.70%) gulp
5 350 (61.30%) HTML5
6 312 (54.64%) AngularJS
7 302 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
7 302 (52.89%) Front End Development
8 287 (50.26%) Git (software)
9 265 (46.41%) Sass
10 264 (46.23%) CSS3
11 234 (40.98%) Node.js
11 234 (40.98%) React
12 218 (38.18%) TDD
13 153 (26.80%) Java
13 153 (26.80%) webpack
14 147 (25.74%) Jasmine
15 144 (25.22%) Scrum
16 138 (24.17%) jQuery
17 131 (22.94%) User Experience
18 122 (21.37%) Test Automation
19 113 (19.79%) BDD
20 111 (19.44%) Web Development
20 111 (19.44%) Web Services
21 110 (19.26%) Karma Test Runner
22 105 (18.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 104 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
24 103 (18.04%) npm
25 98 (17.16%) Responsive Web Design
26 95 (16.64%) ES6

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 51 (8.93%) Confluence
2 33 (5.78%) CMS
3 23 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (3.68%) Apache
5 19 (3.33%) nginx
6 17 (2.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 15 (2.63%) Drupal
8 14 (2.45%) Tomcat
9 13 (2.28%) WordPress
10 9 (1.58%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.05%) IIS
11 6 (1.05%) JBoss
11 6 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (1.05%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.70%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.35%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.35%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (8.41%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (2.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.35%) GIMP
5 2 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 20 (3.50%) Magento
2 6 (1.05%) Shopify
3 4 (0.70%) RMDS
4 2 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 104 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (18.04%) npm
3 32 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (4.73%) GitHub
5 20 (3.50%) SaaS
6 19 (3.33%) Serverless
7 15 (2.63%) IaaS
7 15 (2.63%) PaaS
8 14 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (1.40%) Google Analytics
9 8 (1.40%) Yarn
10 7 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.70%) Slack
13 3 (0.53%) Office 365
14 2 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
15 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.20%) HTTP
2 7 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.05%) SSL
4 5 (0.88%) Internet
5 2 (0.35%) FTP
5 2 (0.35%) SMTP
5 2 (0.35%) SSH
5 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (12.43%) MongoDB
2 41 (7.18%) NoSQL
3 33 (5.78%) MySQL
4 29 (5.08%) SQL Server
5 14 (2.45%) Redis
6 12 (2.10%) Neo4j
7 8 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.40%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.53%) Big Data
10 3 (0.53%) HBase
10 3 (0.53%) MS Access
10 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.18%) DB2
12 1 (0.18%) HDInsight
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.18%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 398 (69.70%) gulp
2 287 (50.26%) Git (software)
3 153 (26.80%) webpack
4 147 (25.74%) Jasmine
5 110 (19.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 76 (13.31%) Jenkins
7 60 (10.51%) Bower
8 55 (9.63%) JIRA
9 51 (8.93%) IntelliJ
10 44 (7.71%) Mocha
10 44 (7.71%) Selenium
11 40 (7.01%) Cucumber
12 39 (6.83%) Babel
13 35 (6.13%) Bitbucket
14 32 (5.60%) Subversion
15 31 (5.43%) Protractor
16 20 (3.50%) PhantomJS
17 16 (2.80%) Maven
17 16 (2.80%) WebDriver
18 14 (2.45%) Sublime Text
General
1 87 (15.24%) Finance
2 21 (3.68%) Banking
2 21 (3.68%) Retail
3 20 (3.50%) Marketing
4 13 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.58%) Front Office
6 8 (1.40%) Games
7 7 (1.23%) Advertising
8 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.70%) Electronics
10 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.35%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 526 (92.12%) Developer
2 223 (39.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 155 (27.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 96 (16.81%) Angular Developer
5 74 (12.96%) UI Developer
6 66 (11.56%) HTML Developer
7 62 (10.86%) Java Developer
8 44 (7.71%) HTML CSS Developer
9 39 (6.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 38 (6.65%) Node.js Developer
11 24 (4.20%) Web Developer
12 23 (4.03%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.50%) Agile Developer
14 14 (2.45%) Magento Developer
15 13 (2.28%) UX Developer
16 12 (2.10%) Agile Java Developer
16 12 (2.10%) DevOps Engineer
16 12 (2.10%) PHP Developer
17 11 (1.93%) AWS Developer
18 10 (1.75%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (80.39%) CSS
2 454 (79.51%) HTML
3 350 (61.30%) HTML5
4 312 (54.64%) AngularJS
5 265 (46.41%) Sass
6 264 (46.23%) CSS3
7 234 (40.98%) Node.js
7 234 (40.98%) React
8 138 (24.17%) jQuery
9 111 (19.44%) Web Services
10 105 (18.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 82 (14.36%) LESS
12 79 (13.84%) JSON
13 71 (12.43%) Redux
14 64 (11.21%) REST
15 61 (10.68%) Angular 2
16 57 (9.98%) XML
17 52 (9.11%) .NET
18 46 (8.06%) Ajax
19 44 (7.71%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 131 (22.94%) User Experience
2 34 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 31 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
4 24 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (4.20%) W3C
5 18 (3.15%) Fintech
6 16 (2.80%) Algorithms
6 16 (2.80%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.45%) Video\Live Streaming
8 13 (2.28%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.75%) Animation
9 10 (1.75%) Equities
10 9 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.58%) Video on Demand
11 7 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.23%) Derivative
11 7 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (1.05%) Social Media
13 5 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.06%) Linux
2 19 (3.33%) Windows
3 15 (2.63%) Unix
4 7 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.88%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
1 302 (52.89%) Front End Development
2 218 (38.18%) TDD
3 144 (25.22%) Scrum
4 122 (21.37%) Test Automation
5 113 (19.79%) BDD
6 111 (19.44%) Web Development
7 98 (17.16%) Responsive Web Design
8 94 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
9 87 (15.24%) MVC
10 82 (14.36%) DevOps
11 75 (13.13%) Software Engineering
12 72 (12.61%) OO
13 67 (11.73%) Kanban
14 62 (10.86%) Pair Programming
15 55 (9.63%) SOA
16 53 (9.28%) E-Commerce
17 51 (8.93%) Unit Testing
18 50 (8.76%) Microservices
19 46 (8.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 519 (90.89%) JavaScript
2 153 (26.80%) Java
3 95 (16.64%) ES6
4 60 (10.51%) TypeScript
5 53 (9.28%) PHP
6 49 (8.58%) SQL
7 48 (8.41%) Python
8 46 (8.06%) Groovy
9 34 (5.95%) C#
10 22 (3.85%) Scala
11 13 (2.28%) ECMAScript
12 11 (1.93%) C++
13 8 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.40%) Perl
14 7 (1.23%) Ruby
15 6 (1.05%) Haskell
16 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.70%) Go
17 4 (0.70%) GraphQL
17 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.78%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.85%) Degree
4 6 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (12.08%) QA
2 17 (2.98%) WCAG
3 11 (1.93%) WAI
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (12.26%) Docker
2 7 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (1.23%) etcd
2 7 (1.23%) Varnish
3 1 (0.18%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (3.50%) Ansible
3 17 (2.98%) Puppet
4 13 (2.28%) Kibana
4 13 (2.28%) Kubernetes
5 12 (2.10%) Terraform
6 7 (1.23%) Consul
6 7 (1.23%) Grafana
7 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.18%) logstash
7 1 (0.18%) Marathon
7 1 (0.18%) Mesos
7 1 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) Salt
7 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (7.36%) New Relic
2 40 (7.01%) Adobe
3 29 (5.08%) Google
4 15 (2.63%) Oracle
5 9 (1.58%) Cisco
5 9 (1.58%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.58%) Perforce
6 8 (1.40%) VMware
7 7 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.70%) SAP
9 3 (0.53%) F5
9 3 (0.53%) webMethods
9 3 (0.53%) WooCommerce
10 2 (0.35%) Capita
10 2 (0.35%) Omniture
10 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.35%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.35%) Zend
11 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.18%) Rackspace