Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 309 267 301
Rank change year-on-year -42 +34 +27
Contract jobs citing Grunt 60 84 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 3.69% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 56
South East median daily rate £430 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +16.92% -5.80%
10th Percentile £301 £250 £234
90th Percentile £538 £495 £447
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £175.00
England median hourly rate £39.75 - £24.23

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 2,882 2,279 2,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.47% 14.79% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,760 1,378 1,526
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £580 £538 £513
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 64 86
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +17.33%
10th Percentile £26.00 £33.25 £28.73
90th Percentile £63.25 £54.60 £55.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +8.11%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +4 39 £430 +12.42% 6
Oxfordshire +17 26 £438 +5.42% 3
Berkshire -9 12 £390 +13.04%
West Sussex -1 9 £503 +2.92% 4
East Sussex -4 5 £350 +7.69% 4
Hampshire -9 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -21 1 £400 +344.44% 3
Surrey -50 1 - -
Kent - 1 £340 - 1
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 55 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 52 (86.67%) gulp
3 47 (78.33%) CSS
4 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (65.00%) Git (software)
6 36 (60.00%) HTML
6 36 (60.00%) AngularJS
7 31 (51.67%) HTML5
8 30 (50.00%) Front End Development
9 29 (48.33%) Test Automation
9 29 (48.33%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (46.67%) jQuery
11 27 (45.00%) Node.js
12 23 (38.33%) TDD
12 23 (38.33%) Java
13 21 (35.00%) Sass
14 20 (33.33%) MongoDB
14 20 (33.33%) IntelliJ
14 20 (33.33%) Groovy
15 19 (31.67%) Web Development
15 19 (31.67%) Windows
15 19 (31.67%) Linux
16 18 (30.00%) webpack
17 17 (28.33%) Play Framework
17 17 (28.33%) C#
17 17 (28.33%) HTTP
17 17 (28.33%) Software Engineering
18 16 (26.67%) Scrum
18 16 (26.67%) npm
19 15 (25.00%) MVC

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 (18.33%) nginx
2 9 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.67%) Apache
4 4 (6.67%) CMS
4 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 4 (6.67%) JBoss
4 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.00%) Confluence
5 3 (5.00%) WordPress
6 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.67%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) npm
2 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (20.00%) GitHub
4 9 (15.00%) Google Analytics
5 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (6.67%) SaaS
7 2 (3.33%) Office 365
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) HTTP
2 9 (15.00%) SSL
2 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (3.33%) FTP
4 2 (3.33%) SMTP
4 2 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 12 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (16.67%) MySQL
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.67%) MonetDB
5 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (86.67%) gulp
2 39 (65.00%) Git (software)
3 20 (33.33%) IntelliJ
4 18 (30.00%) webpack
5 15 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 10 (16.67%) Selenium
8 9 (15.00%) Ant
8 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
8 9 (15.00%) Gatling
8 9 (15.00%) Sublime Text
9 7 (11.67%) Jasmine
10 6 (10.00%) Subversion
11 5 (8.33%) JUnit
12 4 (6.67%) Axure RP
12 4 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
12 4 (6.67%) Mocha
12 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
12 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Angular Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Scala Developer
5 8 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (8.33%) React Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Programmer
11 2 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
11 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (78.33%) CSS
2 36 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 36 (60.00%) HTML
3 31 (51.67%) HTML5
4 28 (46.67%) jQuery
5 27 (45.00%) Node.js
6 21 (35.00%) Sass
7 17 (28.33%) Play Framework
8 15 (25.00%) React
9 14 (23.33%) CSS3
9 14 (23.33%) JSON
9 14 (23.33%) LESS
9 14 (23.33%) Web Services
10 13 (21.67%) REST
11 11 (18.33%) Dropwizard
11 11 (18.33%) Hystrix
11 11 (18.33%) Scalatra
11 11 (18.33%) XML
12 9 (15.00%) Gherkin
12 9 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.67%) User Experience
3 4 (6.67%) Animation
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 8 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 29 (48.33%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (48.33%) Test Automation
4 23 (38.33%) TDD
5 19 (31.67%) Web Development
6 17 (28.33%) Software Engineering
7 16 (26.67%) Scrum
8 15 (25.00%) MVC
9 14 (23.33%) BDD
10 13 (21.67%) Open Source
10 13 (21.67%) Web Application Development
11 12 (20.00%) DevOps
12 11 (18.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 11 (18.33%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (18.33%) Kanban
12 11 (18.33%) Microservices
12 11 (18.33%) Pair Programming
12 11 (18.33%) SOA
12 11 (18.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 55 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 23 (38.33%) Java
3 20 (33.33%) Groovy
4 17 (28.33%) C#
5 10 (16.67%) Perl
5 10 (16.67%) Python
5 10 (16.67%) SQL
6 9 (15.00%) Haskell
6 9 (15.00%) Ruby
6 9 (15.00%) Scala
7 8 (13.33%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.33%) ES6
10 1 (1.67%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Puppet
2 10 (16.67%) Grafana
2 10 (16.67%) Kibana
3 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Terraform
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.67%) logstash
4 1 (1.67%) Marathon
4 1 (1.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) New Relic
2 10 (16.67%) Google
3 4 (6.67%) webMethods
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore