Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 169 178
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing Grunt 37 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.41% 2.08% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 14
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £320 £261 £336
90th Percentile £525 £538 £448
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £378
% change year-on-year +5.88% +12.58% -10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £23.87

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 839 722 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.96% 16.64% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 413 407
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £475 £470
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 21
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +0.95%
10th Percentile £32.50 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Grunt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 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
Glasgow +11 28 £375 -6.25%
Edinburgh -11 5 £375 -21.05%
Stirling - 3 £325 -
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Grunt
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (89.19%) HTML
2 33 (89.19%) CSS
3 31 (83.78%) AngularJS
4 27 (72.97%) Front End Development
5 26 (70.27%) gulp
6 23 (62.16%) React
6 23 (62.16%) Sass
7 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (51.35%) HTML5
8 19 (51.35%) CSS3
9 18 (48.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
9 18 (48.65%) TDD
10 17 (45.95%) LESS
11 16 (43.24%) BDD
12 14 (37.84%) Node.js
12 14 (37.84%) jQuery
12 14 (37.84%) Photoshop
13 10 (27.03%) Web Development
13 10 (27.03%) Finance
14 9 (24.32%) Perforce
14 9 (24.32%) Linux
14 9 (24.32%) Ext JS
14 9 (24.32%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (24.32%) Bower
14 9 (24.32%) Data Structures
14 9 (24.32%) Algorithms
15 8 (21.62%) ES6
15 8 (21.62%) Jasmine

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 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Photoshop
2 8 (21.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) gulp
2 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
3 9 (24.32%) Bower
4 8 (21.62%) Jasmine
5 5 (13.51%) jspm
5 5 (13.51%) Selenium
5 5 (13.51%) Subversion
6 4 (10.81%) Mercurial
7 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
7 3 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (8.11%) Maven
7 3 (8.11%) Protractor
7 3 (8.11%) webpack
8 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Electronics
2 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
2 6 (16.22%) Marketing
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (29.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (27.03%) HTML Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Web Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Lead Developer
7 4 (10.81%) UI Developer
8 3 (8.11%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (2.70%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) CSS
1 33 (89.19%) HTML
2 31 (83.78%) AngularJS
3 23 (62.16%) React
3 23 (62.16%) Sass
4 19 (51.35%) CSS3
4 19 (51.35%) HTML5
5 18 (48.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (45.95%) LESS
7 14 (37.84%) jQuery
7 14 (37.84%) Node.js
8 9 (24.32%) Ext JS
8 9 (24.32%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (21.62%) Redux
9 8 (21.62%) RESTful
10 6 (16.22%) Backbone.js
11 4 (10.81%) Ember.js
12 3 (8.11%) Spring
12 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
12 3 (8.11%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Algorithms
1 9 (24.32%) Data Structures
2 7 (18.92%) User Experience
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Front End Development
2 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) TDD
4 16 (43.24%) BDD
5 10 (27.03%) Web Development
6 8 (21.62%) MVC
7 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
7 6 (16.22%) SEO
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Transpiler
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.11%) Mobile First
9 3 (8.11%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.11%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) ES6
3 7 (18.92%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) TypeScript
4 6 (16.22%) ECMAScript
5 4 (10.81%) C#
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Perforce
2 8 (21.62%) Adobe
3 6 (16.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter