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 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 90 93
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 13 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.94% 0.60% 0.067%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.02% 5.07% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Median daily rate £388 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -  
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 216 217 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.69% 11.84% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 146 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -  
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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in Manchester

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the Manchester 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
Salford - 2 £438 -
Grunt
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 24 (85.71%) HTML
1 24 (85.71%) CSS
1 24 (85.71%) HTML5
2 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Node.js
3 16 (57.14%) Sass
4 15 (53.57%) CSS3
4 15 (53.57%) AngularJS
5 14 (50.00%) User Experience
5 14 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (50.00%) TDD
6 13 (46.43%) Jasmine
6 13 (46.43%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
8 11 (39.29%) React
8 11 (39.29%) gulp
8 11 (39.29%) Front End Development
9 9 (32.14%) LESS
10 8 (28.57%) Mocha
11 7 (25.00%) QA
11 7 (25.00%) jQuery
11 7 (25.00%) Wireframes
12 6 (21.43%) Ionic Framework
12 6 (21.43%) Apache Cordova
12 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
12 6 (21.43%) CRM
13 5 (17.86%) PHP
13 5 (17.86%) Subversion
13 5 (17.86%) Scrum

Grunt
Co-occurring 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 4 (14.29%) CMS
1 4 (14.29%) WordPress
2 3 (10.71%) Drupal
3 2 (7.14%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.14%) InVision
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.14%) Redis
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Jasmine
1 13 (46.43%) Karma Test Runner
2 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 11 (39.29%) gulp
4 8 (28.57%) Mocha
5 5 (17.86%) Subversion
6 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 4 (14.29%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (7.14%) Axure RP
7 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 2 (7.14%) Gatling
7 2 (7.14%) Maven
7 2 (7.14%) webpack
7 2 (7.14%) Yeoman
8 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.57%) JIRA
8 1 (3.57%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Email Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Magento Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) CSS
1 24 (85.71%) HTML
1 24 (85.71%) HTML5
2 16 (57.14%) Node.js
2 16 (57.14%) Sass
3 15 (53.57%) AngularJS
3 15 (53.57%) CSS3
4 11 (39.29%) React
5 9 (32.14%) LESS
6 7 (25.00%) jQuery
7 6 (21.43%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (21.43%) Ionic Framework
8 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (14.29%) Chai
9 4 (14.29%) Ember.js
9 4 (14.29%) Express
10 3 (10.71%) Angular 2
10 3 (10.71%) LAMP
11 2 (7.14%) Play Framework
11 2 (7.14%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) User Experience
2 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
4 2 (7.14%) Fintech
4 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 11 (39.29%) Front End Development
4 7 (25.00%) Wireframes
5 6 (21.43%) CRM
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 4 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (14.29%) Mobile First
7 4 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) Web Design
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Web Development
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Microservices
9 2 (7.14%) UX Design
9 2 (7.14%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) ES6
2 5 (17.86%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Groovy
3 2 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) PayPal
2 4 (14.29%) Adobe
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