Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 306 314
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 +35
Contract jobs citing Grunt 51 72 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.71% 2.88% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 60
South East median daily rate £435 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.47% +12.59% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £258 £239
90th Percentile £568 £500 £439
England median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £23.87

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 2990 2501 2586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.88% 15.16% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1823 1531 1576
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £572 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 68
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.99
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +13 37 £450 +38.46% 3
Oxfordshire +20 19 £525 +23.53%
Berkshire +5 14 £408 +25.38% 2
East Sussex -1 6 £350 +16.67% 2
Buckinghamshire -25 4 £375 +316.67% 1
Hampshire -1 3 - - 1
West Sussex -7 3 £400 -20.00% 1
Surrey -36 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £340 -
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 44 (86.27%) JavaScript
2 42 (82.35%) CSS
3 41 (80.39%) gulp
4 40 (78.43%) HTML
5 38 (74.51%) AngularJS
6 36 (70.59%) Git (software)
6 36 (70.59%) HTML5
6 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (54.90%) TDD
8 26 (50.98%) Scrum
8 26 (50.98%) Front End Development
9 25 (49.02%) React
10 22 (43.14%) Test Automation
10 22 (43.14%) Java
11 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (41.18%) BDD
12 20 (39.22%) Sass
12 20 (39.22%) Web Development
12 20 (39.22%) jQuery
13 18 (35.29%) MVC
14 17 (33.33%) IntelliJ
14 17 (33.33%) Web Services
14 17 (33.33%) Groovy
14 17 (33.33%) MongoDB
14 17 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
16 15 (29.41%) QA
16 15 (29.41%) Play Framework
16 15 (29.41%) Karma Test Runner
16 15 (29.41%) Web Application Development

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 7 (13.73%) Confluence
1 7 (13.73%) nginx
2 6 (11.76%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
4 3 (5.88%) CMS
4 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.88%) WordPress
5 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (21.57%) npm
3 7 (13.73%) GitHub
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (7.84%) SaaS
6 3 (5.88%) Google Analytics
7 2 (3.92%) Office 365
8 1 (1.96%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) SSL
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) SMTP
3 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.96%) MonetDB
5 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (80.39%) gulp
2 36 (70.59%) Git (software)
3 17 (33.33%) IntelliJ
4 15 (29.41%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (19.61%) Jasmine
6 9 (17.65%) Mocha
6 9 (17.65%) Protractor
6 9 (17.65%) webpack
7 8 (15.69%) Selenium
8 7 (13.73%) JIRA
9 6 (11.76%) Bower
9 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
9 6 (11.76%) JUnit
9 6 (11.76%) Subversion
10 4 (7.84%) Axure RP
10 4 (7.84%) Bitbucket
10 4 (7.84%) GitLab
10 4 (7.84%) Gradle
10 4 (7.84%) Mockito
10 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (84.31%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Angular Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Java Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (15.69%) C# Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Digital Developer
7 3 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) CSS
2 40 (78.43%) HTML
3 38 (74.51%) AngularJS
4 36 (70.59%) HTML5
5 25 (49.02%) React
6 20 (39.22%) jQuery
6 20 (39.22%) Sass
7 17 (33.33%) Web Services
8 15 (29.41%) Play Framework
9 14 (27.45%) Dropwizard
9 14 (27.45%) Hystrix
9 14 (27.45%) Node.js
9 14 (27.45%) Scalatra
10 13 (25.49%) CSS3
11 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (19.61%) LESS
13 8 (15.69%) JSON
13 8 (15.69%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 7 (13.73%) .NET
15 6 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.84%) Animation
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.92%) iPad
5 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 12 (23.53%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Unix
4 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) TDD
3 26 (50.98%) Front End Development
3 26 (50.98%) Scrum
4 22 (43.14%) Test Automation
5 21 (41.18%) BDD
5 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (39.22%) Web Development
7 18 (35.29%) MVC
8 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
9 15 (29.41%) Web Application Development
10 14 (27.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 14 (27.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 14 (27.45%) Kanban
10 14 (27.45%) Pair Programming
10 14 (27.45%) Refactoring
10 14 (27.45%) SOA
10 14 (27.45%) SOLID
11 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
12 8 (15.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) JavaScript
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 17 (33.33%) Groovy
4 11 (21.57%) C#
5 9 (17.65%) SQL
6 7 (13.73%) PHP
6 7 (13.73%) Scala
7 4 (7.84%) Perl
7 4 (7.84%) Python
8 3 (5.88%) Haskell
8 3 (5.88%) Ruby
8 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.92%) ES6
10 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.96%) C
10 1 (1.96%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.96%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
2 4 (7.84%) Grafana
2 4 (7.84%) Kibana
3 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.96%) logstash
4 1 (1.96%) Marathon
4 1 (1.96%) Mesos
4 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) New Relic
2 4 (7.84%) Google
3 2 (3.92%) webMethods
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore