Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 May 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 333 268
Rank change year-on-year -29 -65 +27
Contract jobs citing Grunt 289 256 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.65% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.08% 3.66% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 214 311
London median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £356 £313
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £150.00 - -
England median hourly rate £150.00 - £33.00

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,386 6,997 6,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.57% 17.76% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,038 5,149 5,109
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 17
London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +93.33%
10th Percentile £25.00 £19.82 £33.61
90th Percentile £165.00 £57.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.06% +14.73%

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Grunt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in London

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in London

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in London

Grunt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Grunt in London

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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
South London +5 56 £475 -13.64% 2
Central London -50 44 £425 -16.05% 17
West London - 6 £420 - 14
East London -18 2 £538 +25.00% 5
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 259 (89.62%) JavaScript
2 225 (77.85%) gulp
3 224 (77.51%) CSS
4 216 (74.74%) HTML
5 184 (63.67%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (61.25%) AngularJS
7 159 (55.02%) HTML5
8 156 (53.98%) Sass
9 155 (53.63%) Git (software)
10 151 (52.25%) Front End Development
11 145 (50.17%) TDD
12 127 (43.94%) webpack
13 123 (42.56%) CSS3
14 119 (41.18%) Node.js
15 108 (37.37%) React
16 103 (35.64%) Jasmine
17 89 (30.80%) Karma Test Runner
18 79 (27.34%) LESS
18 79 (27.34%) npm
19 75 (25.95%) Web Development
20 74 (25.61%) DevOps
21 70 (24.22%) jQuery
22 69 (23.88%) Java
23 66 (22.84%) Responsive Web Design
24 62 (21.45%) OO
25 58 (20.07%) Redux
26 56 (19.38%) Test Automation
27 53 (18.34%) User Experience
28 52 (17.99%) ES6
28 52 (17.99%) MVC

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (8.65%) Confluence
2 12 (4.15%) CMS
3 9 (3.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (2.77%) Mule
4 8 (2.77%) Mule ESB
5 7 (2.42%) Apache
6 6 (2.08%) nginx
6 6 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.38%) JBoss
7 4 (1.38%) WordPress
8 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.04%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.69%) Drupal
9 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.35%) Kentico
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 31 (10.73%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) RMDS
2 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 79 (27.34%) npm
2 33 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (8.65%) IaaS
4 21 (7.27%) SaaS
5 17 (5.88%) PaaS
6 14 (4.84%) GitHub
7 11 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.38%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.04%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.04%) Yarn
11 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.23%) HTTP
2 8 (2.77%) FTP
2 8 (2.77%) SMTP
2 8 (2.77%) SSL
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.23%) PostgreSQL
1 18 (6.23%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.81%) MySQL
3 10 (3.46%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.11%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.08%) Redis
6 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.04%) Bigtable
7 3 (1.04%) MS Access
7 3 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 225 (77.85%) gulp
2 155 (53.63%) Git (software)
3 127 (43.94%) webpack
4 103 (35.64%) Jasmine
5 89 (30.80%) Karma Test Runner
6 38 (13.15%) Bower
7 37 (12.80%) Mocha
8 36 (12.46%) Jenkins
9 31 (10.73%) JIRA
10 22 (7.61%) Babel
11 21 (7.27%) Subversion
12 20 (6.92%) Protractor
13 18 (6.23%) Selenium
14 16 (5.54%) PhantomJS
15 10 (3.46%) Maven
15 10 (3.46%) SonarQube
16 8 (2.77%) Gradle
16 8 (2.77%) JUnit
17 7 (2.42%) Sinon.JS
18 6 (2.08%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (10.38%) Finance
2 22 (7.61%) Banking
3 15 (5.19%) Games
4 14 (4.84%) Retail
5 9 (3.11%) Marketing
6 8 (2.77%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.08%) Advertising
9 5 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.69%) Front Office
10 2 (0.69%) Publishing
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 269 (93.08%) Developer
2 146 (50.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 96 (33.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 75 (25.95%) Angular Developer
5 45 (15.57%) UI Developer
6 39 (13.49%) HTML Developer
7 32 (11.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 32 (11.07%) Node.js Developer
8 29 (10.03%) Senior Developer
9 28 (9.69%) React Developer
10 22 (7.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 18 (6.23%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.84%) HTML CSS Developer
13 11 (3.81%) Architect
13 11 (3.81%) PHP Developer
14 10 (3.46%) Java Developer
15 9 (3.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 9 (3.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 9 (3.11%) Technical Architect
16 8 (2.77%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (77.51%) CSS
2 216 (74.74%) HTML
3 177 (61.25%) AngularJS
4 159 (55.02%) HTML5
5 156 (53.98%) Sass
6 123 (42.56%) CSS3
7 119 (41.18%) Node.js
8 108 (37.37%) React
9 79 (27.34%) LESS
10 70 (24.22%) jQuery
11 58 (20.07%) Redux
12 40 (13.84%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 40 (13.84%) Web Services
13 39 (13.49%) RESTful
14 38 (13.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 36 (12.46%) REST
16 31 (10.73%) Angular 2
17 27 (9.34%) Jest
18 26 (9.00%) Express
19 24 (8.30%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.34%) User Experience
2 32 (11.07%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.92%) Fintech
4 19 (6.57%) Algorithms
4 19 (6.57%) Data Structures
5 15 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.11%) Derivative
6 9 (3.11%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (2.77%) Blog
8 6 (2.08%) Equities
8 6 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.08%) Marketing Technology
9 5 (1.73%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.73%) Social Media
9 5 (1.73%) W3C
10 4 (1.38%) iPad
10 4 (1.38%) Online Gambling
11 3 (1.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.19%) Unix
2 13 (4.50%) Linux
3 10 (3.46%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (63.67%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (52.25%) Front End Development
3 145 (50.17%) TDD
4 75 (25.95%) Web Development
5 74 (25.61%) DevOps
6 66 (22.84%) Responsive Web Design
7 62 (21.45%) OO
8 56 (19.38%) Test Automation
9 52 (17.99%) MVC
10 51 (17.65%) Scrum
11 41 (14.19%) Continuous Deployment
12 37 (12.80%) BDD
12 37 (12.80%) Unit Testing
13 35 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (10.03%) SDLC
16 26 (9.00%) Pair Programming
17 23 (7.96%) Microservices
17 23 (7.96%) Open Source
17 23 (7.96%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 259 (89.62%) JavaScript
2 69 (23.88%) Java
3 52 (17.99%) ES6
4 40 (13.84%) TypeScript
5 14 (4.84%) PHP
6 10 (3.46%) Python
7 9 (3.11%) C#
8 7 (2.42%) SQL
9 5 (1.73%) ES7
9 5 (1.73%) ES8
10 4 (1.38%) C++
10 4 (1.38%) Clojure
10 4 (1.38%) Java 8
11 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.04%) Go
11 3 (1.04%) PHP 7
11 3 (1.04%) Scala
11 3 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.69%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.35%) JSX
Qualifications
1 37 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.73%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.30%) Degree
4 8 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.46%) QA
2 5 (1.73%) WCAG
3 4 (1.38%) WAI
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 50 (17.30%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Varnish
3 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.35%) etcd
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (11.42%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (9.69%) Ansible
3 9 (3.11%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.35%) Consul
4 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (10.73%) Adobe
2 12 (4.15%) Google
3 8 (2.77%) MuleSoft
4 7 (2.42%) Oracle
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.38%) Zend
6 3 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.69%) Cisco
7 2 (0.69%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.69%) Perforce
7 2 (0.69%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.35%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.35%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.35%) hybris
8 1 (0.35%) New Relic