Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 304 313 285
Rank change year-on-year +9 -28 +36
Contract jobs citing Grunt 80 67 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 2.24% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 48
South East median daily rate £425 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +9.06% +18.52%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £264
90th Percentile £538 £537 £489
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £26.91 - -
England median hourly rate £30.95 - -

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 3,199 2,992 2,262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.99% 17.75% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,002 1,840 1,352
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £579 £550
England median daily rate £495 £475 £434
% change year-on-year +4.21% +9.57% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 81 67
South East median hourly rate £48.40 £45.39 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.63% +10.71% -6.82%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.00 £28.50
90th Percentile £59.25 £67.25 £71.84
England median hourly rate £42.75 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.76% +2.50%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 24 £386 -11.46% 14
West Sussex +8 23 £470 -9.71% 1
Surrey +14 17 £495 +20.73% 3
Oxfordshire +28 16 £380 -13.14% 8
Hampshire -16 11 £363 - 5
Berkshire -12 7 £425 +4.29% 4
East Sussex -8 5 £525 +17.98% 2
Buckinghamshire +26 1 - - 2
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 76 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 70 (87.50%) HTML
3 68 (85.00%) Git (software)
4 67 (83.75%) CSS
5 60 (75.00%) gulp
6 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (67.50%) AngularJS
8 50 (62.50%) HTML5
9 49 (61.25%) Node.js
10 41 (51.25%) Sass
11 37 (46.25%) jQuery
12 33 (41.25%) Front End Development
13 29 (36.25%) React
14 28 (35.00%) Microservices
14 28 (35.00%) Test Automation
14 28 (35.00%) Java
15 27 (33.75%) C#
15 27 (33.75%) CSS3
16 26 (32.50%) LESS
16 26 (32.50%) Cucumber
17 24 (30.00%) Jenkins
18 23 (28.75%) Docker
19 22 (27.50%) Karma Test Runner
19 22 (27.50%) REST
19 22 (27.50%) .NET
19 22 (27.50%) SQL
19 22 (27.50%) TDD
20 21 (26.25%) Spring
20 21 (26.25%) Scrum
20 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration

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 20 (25.00%) nginx
2 19 (23.75%) Apache
2 19 (23.75%) Tomcat
3 18 (22.50%) JBoss
4 17 (21.25%) WebLogic
5 12 (15.00%) CMS
6 9 (11.25%) Confluence
7 2 (2.50%) Kentico
7 2 (2.50%) WordPress
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.25%) Drupal
8 1 (1.25%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.25%) IIS
8 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.75%) GitHub
1 19 (23.75%) Google Analytics
2 14 (17.50%) npm
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (8.75%) IaaS
4 7 (8.75%) PaaS
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.75%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
2 18 (22.50%) HTTP
2 18 (22.50%) SSL
3 3 (3.75%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) MongoDB
1 18 (22.50%) NoSQL
2 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.75%) Redis
4 6 (7.50%) MySQL
5 3 (3.75%) Big Data
5 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.25%) GIS
6 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (85.00%) Git (software)
2 60 (75.00%) gulp
3 26 (32.50%) Cucumber
4 24 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 22 (27.50%) Karma Test Runner
6 21 (26.25%) Jasmine
7 19 (23.75%) Selenium
8 18 (22.50%) Ant
8 18 (22.50%) Gatling
8 18 (22.50%) IntelliJ
8 18 (22.50%) Sublime Text
9 17 (21.25%) Eclipse
9 17 (21.25%) JUnit
10 16 (20.00%) Subversion
11 15 (18.75%) Mocha
12 13 (16.25%) webpack
13 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
14 9 (11.25%) JIRA
15 8 (10.00%) PhantomJS
16 7 (8.75%) Bower
General
1 7 (8.75%) Retail
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (95.00%) Developer
2 28 (35.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.50%) React Developer
5 9 (11.25%) UI Developer
6 8 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (10.00%) HTML Developer
6 8 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Scala Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.75%) iOS Developer
11 2 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) E-Business Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (87.50%) HTML
2 67 (83.75%) CSS
3 54 (67.50%) AngularJS
4 50 (62.50%) HTML5
5 49 (61.25%) Node.js
6 41 (51.25%) Sass
7 37 (46.25%) jQuery
8 29 (36.25%) React
9 27 (33.75%) CSS3
10 26 (32.50%) LESS
11 22 (27.50%) .NET
11 22 (27.50%) REST
12 21 (26.25%) Spring
13 19 (23.75%) .NET Framework
13 19 (23.75%) JSON
13 19 (23.75%) XML
14 18 (22.50%) Gherkin
14 18 (22.50%) Servlets
14 18 (22.50%) SOAP
15 17 (21.25%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.75%) RIA
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) Fintech
4 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Linux
2 20 (25.00%) Windows
3 19 (23.75%) Ubuntu
4 17 (21.25%) Unix
5 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.25%) CentOS
6 1 (1.25%) Gentoo
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) Front End Development
3 28 (35.00%) Microservices
3 28 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 22 (27.50%) TDD
5 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (26.25%) Scrum
5 21 (26.25%) Web Development
6 20 (25.00%) DevOps
6 20 (25.00%) Open Source
7 19 (23.75%) Analytics
8 18 (22.50%) Configuration Management
8 18 (22.50%) Lean Software Development
9 16 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
11 13 (16.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (11.25%) API Development
13 9 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (10.00%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 76 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (35.00%) Java
3 27 (33.75%) C#
4 22 (27.50%) SQL
5 19 (23.75%) Python
5 19 (23.75%) Ruby
6 18 (22.50%) Groovy
6 18 (22.50%) Haskell
6 18 (22.50%) Perl
7 17 (21.25%) Scala
8 14 (17.50%) TypeScript
9 7 (8.75%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.75%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.75%) ES6
10 3 (3.75%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.75%) PHP
11 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.25%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
1 7 (8.75%) WCAG
2 1 (1.25%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Grafana
1 18 (22.50%) Kibana
1 18 (22.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Google
2 12 (15.00%) Adobe
2 12 (15.00%) webMethods
3 10 (12.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.25%) MuleSoft
5 8 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) Zend