The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 58 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 8 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.27% 0.15% 1.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.55% 1.25% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Median daily rate £473 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 106 80 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.77% 11.98% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 49 61
Median daily rate £410 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.88% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in Hertfordshire

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £475 -
Watford - 1 £525 -
Grunt
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) gulp
2 7 (87.50%) Node.js
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) React
4 4 (50.00%) webpack
4 4 (50.00%) Swagger
4 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) XHTML
5 3 (37.50%) TeamSite
5 3 (37.50%) W3C
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) SEO
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
2 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) gulp
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) webpack
4 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (12.50%) git-flow
4 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (37.50%) AWS Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) JSON
1 7 (87.50%) Node.js
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) React
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) Swagger
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
3 3 (37.50%) Serverless Framework
3 3 (37.50%) XHTML
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Dropwizard
4 1 (12.50%) Hystrix
4 1 (12.50%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
1 3 (37.50%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) A/B Testing
4 3 (37.50%) API Development
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) SEO
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) Wireframes
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) SOLID
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Groovy
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) WAI
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) New Relic