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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 257 249
Rank change year-on-year +64 -8  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 45 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.60% 1.54% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 13
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £269 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 1249 1298 1225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.35% 14.73% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 794 745
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 40 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.85 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Oxfordshire - 18 £448 - 1
Berkshire +31 14 £400 +56.86%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £425 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £488 -
Hampshire +7 3 £475 +26.66% 2
Surrey -2 3 £525 +38.15%
East Sussex - 1 £350 -
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 57 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 49 (74.24%) HTML
2 49 (74.24%) CSS
2 49 (74.24%) AngularJS
3 43 (65.15%) Git (software)
4 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (59.09%) HTML5
5 39 (59.09%) Node.js
6 38 (57.58%) gulp
7 27 (40.91%) jQuery
8 26 (39.39%) Scrum
9 25 (37.88%) Test Automation
10 23 (34.85%) TDD
10 23 (34.85%) Karma Test Runner
11 21 (31.82%) Java
12 20 (30.30%) Selenium
12 20 (30.30%) CSS3
12 20 (30.30%) Sass
13 19 (28.79%) MongoDB
13 19 (28.79%) Front End Development
13 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (28.79%) Groovy
13 19 (28.79%) IntelliJ
14 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
15 17 (25.76%) GitHub
16 16 (24.24%) JSON
16 16 (24.24%) Scala
16 16 (24.24%) C#
16 16 (24.24%) Linux
16 16 (24.24%) REST

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 13 (19.70%) nginx
2 12 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.15%) Apache
4 7 (10.61%) JBoss
4 7 (10.61%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.06%) Drupal
6 3 (4.55%) Confluence
7 2 (3.03%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (3.03%) Kentico
7 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.52%) IIS
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) GitHub
2 12 (18.18%) Google Analytics
3 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) HTTP
1 12 (18.18%) SSL
1 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) MongoDB
2 13 (19.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.52%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) Redis
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (65.15%) Git (software)
2 38 (57.58%) gulp
3 23 (34.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 20 (30.30%) Selenium
5 19 (28.79%) IntelliJ
6 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 13 (19.70%) Protractor
8 12 (18.18%) Ant
8 12 (18.18%) Cucumber
8 12 (18.18%) Gatling
8 12 (18.18%) Sublime Text
9 11 (16.67%) Jasmine
9 11 (16.67%) webpack
10 10 (15.15%) Bower
11 9 (13.64%) JUnit
11 9 (13.64%) Mocha
12 7 (10.61%) Eclipse
13 4 (6.06%) JIRA
13 4 (6.06%) Sinon.JS
13 4 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (90.91%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (24.24%) Angular Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Scala Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (13.64%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (10.61%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (10.61%) HTML Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Digital Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (6.06%) PHP Developer
10 4 (6.06%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Scala Software Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (74.24%) AngularJS
1 49 (74.24%) CSS
1 49 (74.24%) HTML
2 39 (59.09%) HTML5
2 39 (59.09%) Node.js
3 27 (40.91%) jQuery
4 20 (30.30%) CSS3
4 20 (30.30%) Sass
5 16 (24.24%) JSON
5 16 (24.24%) REST
6 14 (21.21%) Play Framework
7 13 (19.70%) React
8 12 (18.18%) Gherkin
8 12 (18.18%) Servlets
8 12 (18.18%) Web Services
9 8 (12.12%) XML
10 7 (10.61%) EJB
10 7 (10.61%) J2EE
10 7 (10.61%) J2SE
10 7 (10.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 14 (21.21%) Windows
3 13 (19.70%) Ubuntu
4 7 (10.61%) Unix
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (39.39%) Scrum
3 25 (37.88%) Test Automation
4 23 (34.85%) TDD
5 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (28.79%) Front End Development
6 16 (24.24%) DevOps
7 15 (22.73%) BDD
8 14 (21.21%) Analytics
9 13 (19.70%) Open Source
9 13 (19.70%) Web Development
10 11 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 11 (16.67%) OO
10 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 10 (15.15%) MVC
12 8 (12.12%) SOA
12 8 (12.12%) SOLID
13 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
13 7 (10.61%) Microservices
13 7 (10.61%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 21 (31.82%) Java
3 19 (28.79%) Groovy
4 16 (24.24%) C#
4 16 (24.24%) Scala
5 13 (19.70%) Perl
5 13 (19.70%) Python
6 12 (18.18%) Haskell
6 12 (18.18%) Ruby
6 12 (18.18%) SQL
7 7 (10.61%) PHP
8 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.06%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (6.06%) ES6
8 4 (6.06%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.52%) C
10 1 (1.52%) Go
10 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Grafana
1 13 (19.70%) Kibana
2 7 (10.61%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.52%) logstash
3 1 (1.52%) Marathon
3 1 (1.52%) Mesos
3 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Google
2 7 (10.61%) Adobe
2 7 (10.61%) New Relic
2 7 (10.61%) webMethods
3 4 (6.06%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: €70 - €75 per hour
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