Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 184 211
Rank change year-on-year +40 +27 -18
Contract jobs citing Grunt 61 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.12% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.24% 3.43% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 12
North West median daily rate £363 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% - -6.06%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £284
90th Percentile £450 £426 £446
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.75 - £27.12

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 977 963 1,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.97% 15.73% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 655 751
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £284 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £523
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 59
North West median hourly rate £40.25 £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.42% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £36.25 £34.70 £30.75
90th Percentile £56.75 £50.00 £40.20
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +6.67%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +39 42 £363 -6.45% 27
Cheshire -1 11 £450 +16.13% 2
Merseyside +13 7 £351 -12.25% 3
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 56 (91.80%) JavaScript
2 54 (88.52%) HTML
3 53 (86.89%) CSS
4 39 (63.93%) HTML5
5 38 (62.30%) Git (software)
6 37 (60.66%) Sass
7 36 (59.02%) gulp
8 35 (57.38%) Front End Development
9 33 (54.10%) CSS3
10 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (49.18%) PHP
12 28 (45.90%) Node.js
13 22 (36.07%) AngularJS
14 19 (31.15%) React
15 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
16 15 (24.59%) CMS
17 14 (22.95%) JSON
17 14 (22.95%) BDD
17 14 (22.95%) npm
18 13 (21.31%) Magento
19 12 (19.67%) TDD
19 12 (19.67%) .NET
19 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
19 12 (19.67%) ES6
20 11 (18.03%) Mocha
20 11 (18.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 11 (18.03%) MySQL
21 10 (16.39%) Ajax
21 10 (16.39%) Responsive Web Design
21 10 (16.39%) Vue (Vue.js)

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 15 (24.59%) CMS
2 9 (14.75%) Drupal
3 6 (9.84%) WordPress
4 5 (8.20%) Joomla!
5 3 (4.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Photoshop
2 6 (9.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) npm
2 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.84%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (9.84%) Serverless
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) MySQL
2 7 (11.48%) Redis
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (62.30%) Git (software)
2 36 (59.02%) gulp
3 11 (18.03%) Mocha
4 8 (13.11%) SonarQube
5 6 (9.84%) Selenium
6 4 (6.56%) Bower
6 4 (6.56%) Jasmine
6 4 (6.56%) JIRA
6 4 (6.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (6.56%) Subversion
6 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.64%) Broccoli
8 1 (1.64%) CasperJS
8 1 (1.64%) JSHint
8 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.64%) webpack
8 1 (1.64%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (13.11%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (91.80%) Developer
2 33 (54.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (21.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (18.03%) PHP Developer
4 11 (18.03%) UI Developer
5 10 (16.39%) Magento Developer
6 6 (9.84%) HTML Developer
6 6 (9.84%) PHP Magento Developer
7 5 (8.20%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.92%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Designer
9 2 (3.28%) Umbraco Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Drupal Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Salesforce Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (88.52%) HTML
2 53 (86.89%) CSS
3 39 (63.93%) HTML5
4 37 (60.66%) Sass
5 33 (54.10%) CSS3
6 28 (45.90%) Node.js
7 22 (36.07%) AngularJS
8 19 (31.15%) React
9 14 (22.95%) JSON
10 12 (19.67%) .NET
11 11 (18.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (16.39%) Ajax
12 10 (16.39%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 9 (14.75%) Express
13 9 (14.75%) Redux
13 9 (14.75%) XHTML
14 8 (13.11%) jQuery
15 7 (11.48%) Chai
15 7 (11.48%) Ember.js
15 7 (11.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) User Experience
2 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Front End Development
2 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
4 14 (22.95%) BDD
5 12 (19.67%) TDD
5 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
6 10 (16.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.11%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (9.84%) DevOps
9 6 (9.84%) Scrum
10 5 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (6.56%) OO
11 4 (6.56%) Workflow
12 3 (4.92%) Data Management
12 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Data Management
12 3 (4.92%) Kanban
12 3 (4.92%) MVC
12 3 (4.92%) Project Management
12 3 (4.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (91.80%) JavaScript
2 30 (49.18%) PHP
3 12 (19.67%) ES6
4 8 (13.11%) C#
4 8 (13.11%) Java
5 5 (8.20%) Perl
5 5 (8.20%) Python
5 5 (8.20%) TypeScript
6 4 (6.56%) Go
7 2 (3.28%) Ruby
7 2 (3.28%) SQL
7 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.64%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Perforce
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.64%) Capita
4 1 (1.64%) hybris
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore