The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 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.

Grunt
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 127 120
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.84% 2.30% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £350 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year -5.40% -1.33%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 272 305 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.46% 11.77% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 169 211
Median daily rate £375 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £26.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.46% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in Scotland

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Edinburgh +17 3 £350 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 - 1
Stirling - 1 £325 -
Grunt
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
3 7 (63.64%) Web Development
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (36.36%) Sass
6 4 (36.36%) LESS
6 4 (36.36%) User Experience
6 4 (36.36%) Node.js
7 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
7 3 (27.27%) React
7 3 (27.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) SOA
8 2 (18.18%) CMS
8 2 (18.18%) MVC
8 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
8 2 (18.18%) EPiServer
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Subversion
8 2 (18.18%) Content Management
8 2 (18.18%) Spring

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) Drupal
1 2 (18.18%) EPiServer
1 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
1 2 (18.18%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
1 3 (27.27%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (18.18%) gulp
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) LESS
5 4 (36.36%) Node.js
5 4 (36.36%) Sass
5 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (27.27%) React
7 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (18.18%) Spring
8 1 (9.09%) Ajax
8 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 1 (9.09%) RESTful
8 1 (9.09%) Underscore.js
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) XML
8 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) OpenText