Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 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 > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 157 194
Rank change year-on-year -47 +37 +20
Contract jobs citing Grunt 14 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.99% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 5.33% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 32
North West median daily rate £350 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -6.45% +1.64%
10th Percentile £291 £313 £319
90th Percentile £494 £450 £425
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.95 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.62% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,227 1,050 984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.56% 18.47% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 719 666
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £288
90th Percentile £588 £550 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 24
North West median hourly rate £39.25 £41.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.27% +4.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.25 £36.89 £34.18
90th Percentile £47.88 £55.00 £43.70
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 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
Manchester -44 7 £325 -10.34% 18
Cheshire -9 5 £425 -5.56% 4
Lancashire - 2 £470 -
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (71.43%) gulp
5 9 (64.29%) HTML5
6 8 (57.14%) jQuery
6 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (57.14%) CSS3
7 7 (50.00%) Sass
7 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (50.00%) User Experience
7 7 (50.00%) React
7 7 (50.00%) Node.js
7 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (42.86%) npm
9 5 (35.71%) Wireframes
9 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
9 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (35.71%) TDD
9 5 (35.71%) Java
10 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
10 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
10 4 (28.57%) Ajax
10 4 (28.57%) Magento
10 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
10 4 (28.57%) LESS
11 3 (21.43%) BDD
11 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
11 3 (21.43%) Redux

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 3 (21.43%) WordPress
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (14.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Magento
2 1 (7.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) npm
2 2 (14.29%) Yarn
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) gulp
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
4 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) webpack
5 2 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 2 (14.29%) Mocha
6 1 (7.14%) Ant
6 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
6 1 (7.14%) git-flow
6 1 (7.14%) Gradle
6 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (7.14%) Maven
6 1 (7.14%) Protractor
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium
6 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (7.14%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior UX Designer
4 2 (14.29%) UX Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) HTML5
4 8 (57.14%) CSS3
4 8 (57.14%) jQuery
5 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (50.00%) Node.js
5 7 (50.00%) React
5 7 (50.00%) Sass
6 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 4 (28.57%) LESS
8 3 (21.43%) Redux
9 2 (14.29%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (14.29%) Chai
9 2 (14.29%) RESTful
9 2 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (14.29%) Spring
9 2 (14.29%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Wireframes
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) B2B
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) ES6
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) hybris
3 1 (7.14%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter
3 1 (7.14%) Zend