Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 December 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 49 69
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.80% 0.22% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.36% 1.32% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Somerset median daily rate £363 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.59% - -
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 119 76 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.94% 16.41% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 61 119
Somerset median daily rate £401 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £213 £274
90th Percentile £500 £449 £425
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Somerset median hourly rate £43.25 £47.25 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.47% +10.53% +22.14%
10th Percentile £41.43 £39.48 £32.03
90th Percentile £44.88 £53.63 £43.43
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £41.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.44% +0.60% +8.50%

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in Somerset

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in Somerset

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Taunton - 3 £400 -
Bath -7 1 £325 -20.73%
Grunt
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Information Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (25.00%) gulp
3 1 (25.00%) npm

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) npm
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Information Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared