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 3 months to 27 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 237 252
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 19 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 2.28% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 12
Median daily rate £401 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.23% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £440 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £359 £375
% change year-on-year -2.43% -4.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1188 1227 1224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.24% 13.31% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 784 700
Median daily rate £405 £375 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 41
Median hourly rate £45.87 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.31 £54.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
West Sussex - 6 £512 -
East Sussex +8 4 £394 - 3
Surrey +5 4 £473 +21.93% 1
Hampshire +13 3 - - 2
Berkshire +27 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -13 1 - - 2
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 50 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 42 (63.64%) CSS
3 41 (62.12%) Git (software)
4 39 (59.09%) jQuery
5 35 (53.03%) Node.js
6 34 (51.52%) HTML
7 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (45.45%) CSS3
8 30 (45.45%) gulp
9 29 (43.94%) AngularJS
10 27 (40.91%) Bower
10 27 (40.91%) React
10 27 (40.91%) C#
11 25 (37.88%) HTML5
12 22 (33.33%) Web Development
13 20 (30.30%) .NET
13 20 (30.30%) Sass
14 18 (27.27%) TDD
14 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (25.76%) BDD
16 16 (24.24%) Web Services
17 15 (22.73%) webpack
17 15 (22.73%) Front End Development
18 14 (21.21%) Redux
18 14 (21.21%) Karma Test Runner
19 13 (19.70%) KnockoutJS
20 12 (18.18%) HTTP
20 12 (18.18%) Java
20 12 (18.18%) LESS
20 12 (18.18%) GitHub

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 9 (13.64%) nginx
1 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.06%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) JBoss
2 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.03%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.52%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) GitHub
2 9 (13.64%) Google Analytics
3 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) HTTP
2 9 (13.64%) SSL
2 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (62.12%) Git (software)
2 30 (45.45%) gulp
3 27 (40.91%) Bower
4 15 (22.73%) webpack
5 14 (21.21%) Karma Test Runner
6 11 (16.67%) Selenium
7 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
7 10 (15.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (13.64%) Ant
8 9 (13.64%) Cucumber
8 9 (13.64%) Gatling
8 9 (13.64%) IntelliJ
8 9 (13.64%) Sublime Text
8 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (12.12%) Jasmine
9 8 (12.12%) NuGet
10 6 (9.09%) Subversion
11 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
11 4 (6.06%) JUnit
11 4 (6.06%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (6.06%) Publishing
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (96.97%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (19.70%) Web Developer
5 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Angular Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Scala Developer
7 8 (12.12%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (12.12%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
8 7 (10.61%) HTML Developer
9 5 (7.58%) UI Developer
10 4 (6.06%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (63.64%) CSS
2 39 (59.09%) jQuery
3 35 (53.03%) Node.js
4 34 (51.52%) HTML
5 30 (45.45%) CSS3
6 29 (43.94%) AngularJS
7 27 (40.91%) React
8 25 (37.88%) HTML5
9 20 (30.30%) .NET
9 20 (30.30%) Sass
10 16 (24.24%) Web Services
11 14 (21.21%) Redux
12 13 (19.70%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (18.18%) LESS
14 10 (15.15%) JSON
14 10 (15.15%) RESTful
15 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
15 9 (13.64%) Gherkin
15 9 (13.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) User Experience
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) Web Development
3 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (27.27%) TDD
4 17 (25.76%) BDD
5 15 (22.73%) Front End Development
6 11 (16.67%) Kanban
7 10 (15.15%) Analytics
7 10 (15.15%) Workflow
8 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
8 9 (13.64%) DevOps
8 9 (13.64%) Open Source
9 7 (10.61%) Scrum
10 6 (9.09%) MVC
11 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
12 4 (6.06%) Microservices
13 3 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (4.55%) Mobile First
13 3 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 27 (40.91%) C#
3 12 (18.18%) Java
4 11 (16.67%) Ruby
5 10 (15.15%) Python
5 10 (15.15%) SQL
6 9 (13.64%) Groovy
6 9 (13.64%) Haskell
6 9 (13.64%) Perl
6 9 (13.64%) Scala
7 8 (12.12%) ES6
8 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Grafana
1 9 (13.64%) Kibana
2 4 (6.06%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Marathon
3 1 (1.52%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Google
2 4 (6.06%) webMethods
3 3 (4.55%) Adobe
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Apiary
5 1 (1.52%) Facebook
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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