The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grunt
North West / Manchester
Rank 73 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 -  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 16 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.23% 0.34% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £363
% change year-on-year -4.10% +0.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 232 240 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.83% 13.52% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 162 137
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in Manchester

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (90.00%) CSS
2 18 (90.00%) HTML
2 18 (90.00%) HTML5
3 15 (75.00%) CSS3
4 14 (70.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (60.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 12 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (60.00%) Jasmine
6 11 (55.00%) User Experience
7 10 (50.00%) Sass
7 10 (50.00%) Front End Development
8 8 (40.00%) TDD
8 8 (40.00%) Node.js
8 8 (40.00%) React
8 8 (40.00%) gulp
9 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (25.00%) LESS
10 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
10 5 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (25.00%) Ionic Framework
10 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 5 (25.00%) jQuery
11 4 (20.00%) Ember.js
12 3 (15.00%) Web Design
12 3 (15.00%) Mocha
12 3 (15.00%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (15.00%) Marketing

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (15.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) InVision
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Jasmine
1 12 (60.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (40.00%) gulp
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) Mocha
4 3 (15.00%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.00%) PhpStorm
6 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Email Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) CSS
1 18 (90.00%) HTML
1 18 (90.00%) HTML5
2 15 (75.00%) CSS3
3 14 (70.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (50.00%) Sass
5 8 (40.00%) Node.js
5 8 (40.00%) React
6 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
7 5 (25.00%) Ionic Framework
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) LESS
8 4 (20.00%) Ember.js
9 3 (15.00%) Chai
10 2 (10.00%) Angular 2
10 2 (10.00%) Express
10 2 (10.00%) Redux
10 2 (10.00%) RequireJS
10 2 (10.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Fintech
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile First
6 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) ES6
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) PayPal
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