Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 203 219
Rank change year-on-year +43 +16 -17
Contract jobs citing Grunt 40 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.18% 3.41% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 8
North West median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £180
90th Percentile £438 £475 £396
England median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £24.74
% change year-on-year +100.00% -19.17% -

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 956 1025 860
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.86% 13.34% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 662 516
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +7.41%
10th Percentile £273 £280 £265
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 39 23
North West median hourly rate £41.38 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +3.75% +6.70%
10th Percentile £35.00 £26.83 £36.25
90th Percentile £46.75 £46.07 £45.95
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Grunt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in the North West

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in the North West

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in the North West over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in the North West

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Manchester +21 28 £363 -14.71% 6
Merseyside - 7 £325 - 1
Cheshire +23 5 £325 -18.75% 1
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 37 (92.50%) HTML
1 37 (92.50%) CSS
2 35 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 35 (87.50%) HTML5
3 23 (57.50%) CSS3
4 22 (55.00%) Node.js
4 22 (55.00%) Sass
5 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (50.00%) TDD
6 18 (45.00%) gulp
7 17 (42.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
8 16 (40.00%) Jasmine
8 16 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 16 (40.00%) Front End Development
8 16 (40.00%) User Experience
9 15 (37.50%) React
10 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
11 12 (30.00%) Mocha
12 11 (27.50%) LESS
12 11 (27.50%) Wireframes
13 9 (22.50%) Drupal
13 9 (22.50%) jQuery
13 9 (22.50%) PHP
14 8 (20.00%) WordPress
14 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
15 7 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
15 7 (17.50%) Apache Cordova
15 7 (17.50%) Sinon.JS
15 7 (17.50%) Ionic Framework

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (22.50%) Drupal
2 8 (20.00%) WordPress
3 7 (17.50%) CMS
4 4 (10.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (7.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (5.00%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.00%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) gulp
2 16 (40.00%) Jasmine
2 16 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (30.00%) Mocha
5 7 (17.50%) Sinon.JS
6 5 (12.50%) Subversion
7 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (10.00%) webpack
8 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.00%) Gatling
8 2 (5.00%) JIRA
8 2 (5.00%) Maven
8 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
8 2 (5.00%) Yeoman
9 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.50%) PhpStorm
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Drupal Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Email Developer
6 3 (7.50%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (7.50%) HTML Developer
6 3 (7.50%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.50%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) CSS
1 37 (92.50%) HTML
2 35 (87.50%) HTML5
3 23 (57.50%) CSS3
4 22 (55.00%) Node.js
4 22 (55.00%) Sass
5 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
6 15 (37.50%) React
7 11 (27.50%) LESS
8 9 (22.50%) jQuery
9 7 (17.50%) Apache Cordova
9 7 (17.50%) Chai
9 7 (17.50%) Ionic Framework
10 3 (7.50%) Angular 2
10 3 (7.50%) JSON
10 3 (7.50%) LAMP
11 2 (5.00%) Ajax
11 2 (5.00%) Play Framework
11 2 (5.00%) RESTful
11 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) User Experience
2 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (50.00%) TDD
2 17 (42.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 11 (27.50%) Wireframes
5 7 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 7 (17.50%) Web Design
6 6 (15.00%) CRM
6 6 (15.00%) Web Development
7 5 (12.50%) DevOps
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Kanban
9 3 (7.50%) BDD
9 3 (7.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 3 (7.50%) MVC
9 3 (7.50%) OO
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.00%) Microservices
10 2 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) PHP
3 3 (7.50%) ES6
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) Groovy
4 2 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Adobe
2 5 (12.50%) PayPal
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Perforce
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