Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 286 332
Rank change year-on-year -27 +46 +19
Contract jobs citing Grunt 63 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.09% 3.03% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 29
South East median daily rate £410 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +28.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £262
90th Percentile £501 £500 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £175.00
England median hourly rate £150.00 - £31.00

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 3,021 2,310 2,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.00% 14.85% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,839 1,326 1,597
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £269
90th Percentile £575 £550 £520
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 77 96
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +17.33%
10th Percentile £28.10 £17.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £71.84 £58.75
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +4.88% -3.42% +14.73%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Thames Valley -19 31 £375 -6.25% 11
Oxfordshire -1 18 £400 -3.61% 6
Middlesex - 10 £429 -
West Sussex -8 8 £520 +4.03% 5
Buckinghamshire -13 8 £375 -20.21% 3
Berkshire -9 5 £270 -42.55% 2
Surrey -38 5 £410 -8.89% 2
Hampshire -11 4 £425 -10.53% 4
East Sussex +1 3 £445 +12.94% 2
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 62 (98.41%) JavaScript
2 52 (82.54%) CSS
3 44 (69.84%) gulp
4 43 (68.25%) HTML
5 35 (55.56%) Node.js
6 34 (53.97%) Git (software)
6 34 (53.97%) AngularJS
7 32 (50.79%) Front End Development
7 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (49.21%) TDD
8 31 (49.21%) Test Automation
9 29 (46.03%) HTML5
10 26 (41.27%) jQuery
11 23 (36.51%) Sass
11 23 (36.51%) Karma Test Runner
12 22 (34.92%) CSS3
13 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (31.75%) REST
14 20 (31.75%) Jasmine
14 20 (31.75%) webpack
15 19 (30.16%) Unit Testing
15 19 (30.16%) Web Development
15 19 (30.16%) HTTP
15 19 (30.16%) Java
16 18 (28.57%) React
16 18 (28.57%) LESS
16 18 (28.57%) npm
17 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
18 15 (23.81%) IntelliJ
19 14 (22.22%) Mocha

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 (14.29%) nginx
1 9 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.94%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Confluence
5 2 (3.17%) CMS
5 2 (3.17%) WordPress
6 1 (1.59%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) npm
2 12 (19.05%) Yarn
3 10 (15.87%) Google Analytics
4 9 (14.29%) GitHub
5 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (7.94%) SaaS
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) HTTP
2 9 (14.29%) SSL
2 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) FTP
4 2 (3.17%) SMTP
4 2 (3.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (69.84%) gulp
2 34 (53.97%) Git (software)
3 23 (36.51%) Karma Test Runner
4 20 (31.75%) Jasmine
4 20 (31.75%) webpack
5 15 (23.81%) IntelliJ
6 14 (22.22%) Bower
6 14 (22.22%) Mocha
7 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
8 12 (19.05%) Cucumber
9 9 (14.29%) Ant
9 9 (14.29%) Gatling
9 9 (14.29%) Selenium
9 9 (14.29%) Sublime Text
10 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
11 5 (7.94%) JIRA
12 4 (6.35%) JUnit
13 3 (4.76%) PhantomJS
13 3 (4.76%) Subversion
13 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (7.94%) Retail
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (85.71%) Developer
2 24 (38.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (25.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Scala Developer
5 7 (11.11%) React Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (4.76%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Programmer
9 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.17%) UI Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.59%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (1.59%) JavaScript Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Scala Software Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (82.54%) CSS
2 43 (68.25%) HTML
3 35 (55.56%) Node.js
4 34 (53.97%) AngularJS
5 29 (46.03%) HTML5
6 26 (41.27%) jQuery
7 23 (36.51%) Sass
8 22 (34.92%) CSS3
9 20 (31.75%) REST
10 18 (28.57%) LESS
10 18 (28.57%) React
11 13 (20.63%) JSON
12 12 (19.05%) Ajax
12 12 (19.05%) Jest
12 12 (19.05%) XML
13 11 (17.46%) Play Framework
13 11 (17.46%) Servlets
13 11 (17.46%) Spring
13 11 (17.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) User Experience
2 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.76%) iPad
5 2 (3.17%) Blog
5 2 (3.17%) Wiki
6 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.59%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Windows
3 9 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 6 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (50.79%) Front End Development
2 31 (49.21%) TDD
2 31 (49.21%) Test Automation
3 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (30.16%) Unit Testing
4 19 (30.16%) Web Development
5 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
6 12 (19.05%) BDD
6 12 (19.05%) Microservices
6 12 (19.05%) Open Source
7 11 (17.46%) OOP
8 10 (15.87%) Analytics
8 10 (15.87%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 9 (14.29%) DevOps
10 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.11%) Scrum
12 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
12 5 (7.94%) MVC
12 5 (7.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 62 (98.41%) JavaScript
2 19 (30.16%) Java
3 13 (20.63%) Groovy
4 9 (14.29%) C#
4 9 (14.29%) Haskell
4 9 (14.29%) Perl
4 9 (14.29%) Python
4 9 (14.29%) Ruby
4 9 (14.29%) Scala
5 7 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 5 (7.94%) PHP
7 4 (6.35%) ES6
7 4 (6.35%) Java 8
7 4 (6.35%) SQL
8 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.17%) C++
9 2 (3.17%) GLSL
9 2 (3.17%) JSX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Grafana
1 9 (14.29%) Kibana
1 9 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Google
2 6 (9.52%) Adobe
3 4 (6.35%) New Relic
3 4 (6.35%) webMethods
4 3 (4.76%) Perforce
5 2 (3.17%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) IBM