Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 301 341
Rank change year-on-year -25 +40 +10
Contract jobs citing Grunt 53 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.68% 2.34% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 31
South East median daily rate £423 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £230
90th Percentile £534 £538 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +275.00% +100.00% -40.63%

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 3,159 2,609 2,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.52% 16.32% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,935 1,558 1,667
South East median daily rate £440 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.45% +2.38% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £575 £544 £526
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 87
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +16.88%
10th Percentile £35.00 £15.00 £29.75
90th Percentile £56.00 £74.34 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -34 17 £375 -11.76% 14
Middlesex - 10 £429 -
Surrey -17 9 £410 -17.79% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £375 -11.76% 1
West Sussex -4 6 £539 +10.48% 3
Hampshire -9 6 £463 -2.63% 4
Oxfordshire -11 5 £450 +5.88% 8
Berkshire -35 4 £350 -17.65% 5
East Sussex -2 3 £445 +12.94% 3
Kent - 2 £288 - 3
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 53 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 44 (83.02%) HTML
2 44 (83.02%) CSS
3 34 (64.15%) AngularJS
4 32 (60.38%) Node.js
5 31 (58.49%) Git (software)
6 30 (56.60%) gulp
7 29 (54.72%) HTML5
8 27 (50.94%) TDD
9 26 (49.06%) jQuery
10 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (45.28%) Front End Development
11 21 (39.62%) Karma Test Runner
11 21 (39.62%) Jasmine
11 21 (39.62%) Sass
12 20 (37.74%) CSS3
13 19 (35.85%) Bower
13 19 (35.85%) React
13 19 (35.85%) Test Automation
14 16 (30.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (30.19%) LESS
15 15 (28.30%) REST
15 15 (28.30%) Web Development
16 14 (26.42%) Unit Testing
16 14 (26.42%) Mocha
16 14 (26.42%) Java
16 14 (26.42%) BDD
16 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
16 14 (26.42%) User Experience
17 13 (24.53%) webpack

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 6 (11.32%) nginx
1 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) JBoss
2 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 3 (5.66%) WordPress
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) npm
2 12 (22.64%) Yarn
3 8 (15.09%) GitHub
4 7 (13.21%) Google Analytics
5 5 (9.43%) SaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) SSL
2 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (58.49%) Git (software)
2 30 (56.60%) gulp
3 21 (39.62%) Jasmine
3 21 (39.62%) Karma Test Runner
4 19 (35.85%) Bower
5 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
5 14 (26.42%) Mocha
6 13 (24.53%) webpack
7 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
8 9 (16.98%) IntelliJ
8 9 (16.98%) Selenium
8 9 (16.98%) Subversion
9 8 (15.09%) JIRA
10 6 (11.32%) Ant
10 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
10 6 (11.32%) Gatling
10 6 (11.32%) Sublime Text
11 4 (7.55%) Gerrit
11 4 (7.55%) JUnit
11 4 (7.55%) PhantomJS
General
1 5 (9.43%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (33.96%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Angular Developer
5 6 (11.32%) React Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.55%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (7.55%) HTML Developer
7 4 (7.55%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) UI Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.89%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.89%) JavaScript Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (83.02%) CSS
1 44 (83.02%) HTML
2 34 (64.15%) AngularJS
3 32 (60.38%) Node.js
4 29 (54.72%) HTML5
5 26 (49.06%) jQuery
6 21 (39.62%) Sass
7 20 (37.74%) CSS3
8 19 (35.85%) React
9 16 (30.19%) LESS
9 16 (30.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (28.30%) REST
11 12 (22.64%) Jest
12 9 (16.98%) Ajax
12 9 (16.98%) JSON
12 9 (16.98%) XML
13 8 (15.09%) Servlets
13 8 (15.09%) Spring
14 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
14 6 (11.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) User Experience
2 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.66%) iPad
5 2 (3.77%) Blog
5 2 (3.77%) Wiki
6 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.89%) Vector Graphics
6 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.55%) Unix
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) TDD
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (45.28%) Front End Development
3 19 (35.85%) Test Automation
4 15 (28.30%) Web Development
5 14 (26.42%) BDD
5 14 (26.42%) Unit Testing
6 12 (22.64%) OOP
7 10 (18.87%) Open Source
8 9 (16.98%) Analytics
8 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (15.09%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
9 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
10 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (13.21%) DevOps
10 7 (13.21%) Scrum
11 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
11 6 (11.32%) Microservices
11 6 (11.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.42%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) Groovy
4 7 (13.21%) TypeScript
5 6 (11.32%) Haskell
5 6 (11.32%) Perl
5 6 (11.32%) Ruby
5 6 (11.32%) Scala
5 6 (11.32%) SQL
6 5 (9.43%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.66%) ES6
7 3 (5.66%) GLSL
8 2 (3.77%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) JSX
9 1 (1.89%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Grafana
1 6 (11.32%) Kibana
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Adobe
1 7 (13.21%) Google
2 4 (7.55%) webMethods
3 3 (5.66%) Perforce
4 2 (3.77%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) hybris
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) New Relic