Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 306 327
Rank change year-on-year -46 +21 +5
Contract jobs citing Grunt 38 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 2.51% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 70 35
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £320 £324 £228
90th Percentile £539 £538 £530
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +275.00% - -

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 3,088 2,833 2,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.64% 17.26% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,923 1,697 1,647
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £305 £288
90th Percentile £575 £544 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 87 79
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26.50 £20.91 £31.87
90th Percentile £53.75 £77.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +6 11 £539 +10.48% 1
Thames Valley -37 11 £400 -5.88% 5
Hampshire -15 8 £438 -7.89% 2
Surrey -24 6 £455 -13.33%
Oxfordshire -16 4 £525 +23.53% 4
Berkshire -33 4 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Kent +12 2 £288 -15.37%
East Sussex -8 1 - - 1
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
2 34 (89.47%) Git (software)
3 30 (78.95%) Node.js
4 29 (76.32%) AngularJS
5 28 (73.68%) jQuery
5 28 (73.68%) HTML
5 28 (73.68%) CSS
6 27 (71.05%) gulp
7 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (63.16%) HTML5
9 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
10 17 (44.74%) Test Automation
11 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
11 16 (42.11%) Linux
11 16 (42.11%) Java
12 15 (39.47%) Windows
12 15 (39.47%) Front End Development
13 14 (36.84%) Selenium
14 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (34.21%) Open Source
14 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
14 13 (34.21%) Python
14 13 (34.21%) C#
14 13 (34.21%) Analytics
14 13 (34.21%) GitHub
14 13 (34.21%) DevOps
15 12 (31.58%) Karma Test Runner
15 12 (31.58%) Sass
15 12 (31.58%) TDD
15 12 (31.58%) IntelliJ

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 (28.95%) nginx
1 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (23.68%) Apache
3 7 (18.42%) JBoss
3 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.89%) WordPress
5 2 (5.26%) Confluence
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) GitHub
2 11 (28.95%) Google Analytics
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) npm
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) HTTP
1 11 (28.95%) SSL
1 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
2 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (89.47%) Git (software)
2 27 (71.05%) gulp
3 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
4 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
5 14 (36.84%) Selenium
6 12 (31.58%) IntelliJ
6 12 (31.58%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (28.95%) Ant
7 11 (28.95%) Gatling
7 11 (28.95%) Sublime Text
8 10 (26.32%) Subversion
9 9 (23.68%) webpack
10 7 (18.42%) Bower
10 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
10 7 (18.42%) JIRA
10 7 (18.42%) JUnit
11 6 (15.79%) Jasmine
12 5 (13.16%) PhantomJS
13 4 (10.53%) Gerrit
14 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.89%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (18.42%) Angular Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.26%) React Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.63%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (78.95%) Node.js
2 29 (76.32%) AngularJS
3 28 (73.68%) CSS
3 28 (73.68%) HTML
3 28 (73.68%) jQuery
4 24 (63.16%) HTML5
5 12 (31.58%) Sass
6 11 (28.95%) CSS3
6 11 (28.95%) Gherkin
6 11 (28.95%) Servlets
7 10 (26.32%) SOAP
8 8 (21.05%) JSON
8 8 (21.05%) LESS
8 8 (21.05%) Play Framework
8 8 (21.05%) React
8 8 (21.05%) REST
8 8 (21.05%) Spring
8 8 (21.05%) XML
9 7 (18.42%) Ajax
9 7 (18.42%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
2 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) Ubuntu
4 7 (18.42%) Unix
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Test Automation
3 15 (39.47%) Front End Development
4 13 (34.21%) Analytics
4 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (34.21%) DevOps
4 13 (34.21%) Open Source
5 12 (31.58%) TDD
6 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
7 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (21.05%) Microservices
9 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (18.42%) Scrum
10 6 (15.79%) BDD
10 6 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (15.79%) OOP
11 4 (10.53%) Web Development
12 3 (7.89%) MVC
12 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
12 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) Python
4 12 (31.58%) Groovy
5 11 (28.95%) Haskell
5 11 (28.95%) Perl
5 11 (28.95%) Ruby
5 11 (28.95%) Scala
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
7 3 (7.89%) GLSL
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Grafana
1 11 (28.95%) Kibana
1 11 (28.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Google
2 7 (18.42%) Adobe
2 7 (18.42%) webMethods
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) New Relic
5 1 (2.63%) Perforce