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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 138 132
Rank change year-on-year +45 -6  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 20 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.91% 0.31% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.02% 2.07% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 332 435 304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.13% 14.80% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 240 158
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Median hourly rate £43.39 £27.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.78% -9.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £15.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £39.50 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Glasgow +13 13 £375 - 1
Edinburgh +23 3 - - 2
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Stirling - 1 £325 -
Grunt
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (76.00%) AngularJS
3 18 (72.00%) Front End Development
4 17 (68.00%) HTML5
4 17 (68.00%) CSS3
5 15 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (56.00%) Sass
7 13 (52.00%) gulp
7 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (44.00%) LESS
9 10 (40.00%) React
9 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (36.00%) Linux
10 9 (36.00%) Node.js
10 9 (36.00%) Web Development
11 8 (32.00%) Ext JS
11 8 (32.00%) Finance
11 8 (32.00%) Data Structures
11 8 (32.00%) Algorithms
12 7 (28.00%) Perforce
12 7 (28.00%) TDD
12 7 (28.00%) BDD
12 7 (28.00%) jQuery
13 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (20.00%) Subversion
13 5 (20.00%) MVC
13 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
13 5 (20.00%) Java

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 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (52.00%) gulp
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Bower
3 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (12.00%) jspm
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (76.00%) AngularJS
3 17 (68.00%) CSS3
3 17 (68.00%) HTML5
4 15 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (56.00%) Sass
6 11 (44.00%) LESS
7 10 (40.00%) React
8 9 (36.00%) Node.js
9 8 (32.00%) Ext JS
10 7 (28.00%) jQuery
11 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
13 3 (12.00%) Ajax
13 3 (12.00%) Aurelia
13 3 (12.00%) RESTful
13 3 (12.00%) Spring
13 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
13 3 (12.00%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Algorithms
1 8 (32.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) New Media
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Front End Development
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Web Development
4 7 (28.00%) BDD
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) CRM
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) SEO
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile Optimisation
8 2 (8.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) ES6
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) ECMAScript
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Perforce
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
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