Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 14 November 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 > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 318 320
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Grunt 43 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 1.83% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 38
South East median daily rate £429 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% +14.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £248
90th Percentile £539 £575 £515
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £26.91 - -
England median hourly rate £26.91 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -32.74% - -

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,272 3,003 2,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.56% 17.78% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,023 1,827 1,533
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £290
90th Percentile £575 £570 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 97 79
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £28.30 £26.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £59.63 £52.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.30%

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Grunt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in the South East

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in the South East

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in the South East over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in the South East

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
West Sussex -2 12 £539 +21.45%
Surrey -9 11 £495 - 2
Thames Valley -14 10 £425 -5.56% 14
Hampshire -17 8 £400 - 3
Oxfordshire -2 5 £425 -19.05% 7
Berkshire -17 3 £438 +2.94% 4
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £375 -9.09% 3
Kent +3 2 £288 -15.37% 2
East Sussex -13 1 - -
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Grunt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 40 (93.02%) JavaScript
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Git (software)
2 33 (76.74%) gulp
3 32 (74.42%) AngularJS
3 32 (74.42%) HTML
4 29 (67.44%) Node.js
5 27 (62.79%) CSS
6 23 (53.49%) jQuery
7 22 (51.16%) HTML5
8 19 (44.19%) Java
8 19 (44.19%) Front End Development
9 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
10 16 (37.21%) Cucumber
11 14 (32.56%) Windows
12 13 (30.23%) Linux
12 13 (30.23%) Open Source
12 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
12 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (30.23%) DevOps
12 13 (30.23%) Sass
12 13 (30.23%) GitHub
12 13 (30.23%) CSS3
12 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
13 12 (27.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (27.91%) Analytics
13 12 (27.91%) Jasmine
13 12 (27.91%) npm
13 12 (27.91%) Google Analytics
13 12 (27.91%) Google

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (25.58%) nginx
1 11 (25.58%) Tomcat
2 9 (20.93%) Confluence
3 8 (18.60%) Apache
4 6 (13.95%) JBoss
4 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.30%) CMS
5 4 (9.30%) WordPress
6 2 (4.65%) Kentico
7 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.33%) IIS
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) GitHub
2 12 (27.91%) Google Analytics
2 12 (27.91%) npm
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
2 11 (25.58%) HTTP
2 11 (25.58%) SSL
3 5 (11.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
2 11 (25.58%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) Big Data
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.33%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (76.74%) Git (software)
1 33 (76.74%) gulp
2 16 (37.21%) Cucumber
3 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
4 12 (27.91%) IntelliJ
4 12 (27.91%) Jasmine
5 11 (25.58%) Ant
5 11 (25.58%) Gatling
5 11 (25.58%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (25.58%) Selenium
5 11 (25.58%) Sublime Text
6 10 (23.26%) Subversion
7 9 (20.93%) JIRA
8 8 (18.60%) Mocha
9 7 (16.28%) webpack
10 6 (13.95%) Eclipse
10 6 (13.95%) JUnit
11 5 (11.63%) PhantomJS
12 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
13 2 (4.65%) Maven
General
1 7 (16.28%) Banking
1 7 (16.28%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
4 8 (18.60%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (13.95%) HTML CSS Developer
5 6 (13.95%) HTML Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Scala Developer
6 4 (9.30%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.98%) React Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.33%) UI/UX Developer
9 1 (2.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (74.42%) AngularJS
1 32 (74.42%) HTML
2 29 (67.44%) Node.js
3 27 (62.79%) CSS
4 23 (53.49%) jQuery
5 22 (51.16%) HTML5
6 13 (30.23%) CSS3
6 13 (30.23%) Sass
7 12 (27.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (25.58%) Gherkin
8 11 (25.58%) Servlets
9 10 (23.26%) LESS
9 10 (23.26%) React
9 10 (23.26%) SOAP
10 8 (18.60%) Spring
11 7 (16.28%) JSON
11 7 (16.28%) Play Framework
11 7 (16.28%) REST
11 7 (16.28%) XML
12 6 (13.95%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.98%) RIA
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Linux
3 11 (25.58%) Ubuntu
4 6 (13.95%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Front End Development
3 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
4 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.23%) DevOps
4 13 (30.23%) Open Source
5 12 (27.91%) Analytics
6 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
7 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (20.93%) Microservices
9 8 (18.60%) Web Development
10 7 (16.28%) Information Architecture
10 7 (16.28%) Scrum
10 7 (16.28%) TDD
11 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (11.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (11.63%) Identity Access Management
12 5 (11.63%) OOP
13 3 (6.98%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) JavaScript
2 19 (44.19%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) Groovy
3 12 (27.91%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) Ruby
4 11 (25.58%) Haskell
4 11 (25.58%) Perl
5 10 (23.26%) Scala
5 10 (23.26%) SQL
6 8 (18.60%) TypeScript
7 4 (9.30%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Java 8
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Grafana
1 11 (25.58%) Kibana
1 11 (25.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Google
2 7 (16.28%) Adobe
2 7 (16.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 6 (13.95%) MuleSoft
3 6 (13.95%) webMethods
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) New Relic
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle