Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 August 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
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 450 343 383
Rank change year-on-year -107 +40 +80
Contract jobs citing Grunt 525 698 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.73% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 4.04% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 534 506
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £563 £575 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
UK median hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +275.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 20,973 17,265 17,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.54% 18.01% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,364 11,837 11,619
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 296 276
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%
10th Percentile £26.55 £28.75 £26.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £58.13 £53.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +1.19% +9.80%

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Grunt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in the UK

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Grunt.

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in the UK

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in the UK

Grunt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Grunt in the UK

Grunt
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 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
England -88 475 £450 - 143
London -76 271 £475 -5.00% 50
UK excluding London -88 241 £422 +5.38% 104
Midlands -5 72 £450 - 12
North of England -27 61 £381 +8.76% 33
North West -12 47 £380 +8.57% 19
South East -50 42 £429 +0.88% 16
West Midlands -3 40 £450 +50.00% 7
East Midlands -19 32 £450 - 5
Scotland -58 21 £425 +13.33% 8
East of England -16 18 £423 -0.59% 15
Yorkshire -31 11 £368 +3.52% 13
South West -22 10 £390 +6.12% 17
Northern Ireland +26 9 £431 +4.48% 2
Wales -23 8 £381 -15.28% 1
North East - 3 £381 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 with a requirement for Grunt.

1 465 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 411 (78.29%) CSS
3 398 (75.81%) gulp
4 373 (71.05%) HTML
5 328 (62.48%) AngularJS
6 289 (55.05%) HTML5
7 285 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
8 281 (53.52%) Git (software)
9 267 (50.86%) Sass
10 263 (50.10%) Front End Development
11 246 (46.86%) Node.js
12 223 (42.48%) TDD
13 220 (41.90%) CSS3
14 182 (34.67%) React
15 180 (34.29%) webpack
16 175 (33.33%) jQuery
17 152 (28.95%) Karma Test Runner
18 135 (25.71%) Jasmine
19 128 (24.38%) Java
20 124 (23.62%) Test Automation
21 123 (23.43%) DevOps
22 112 (21.33%) User Experience
23 104 (19.81%) npm
24 102 (19.43%) MVC
25 101 (19.24%) Web Development
26 96 (18.29%) Redux
27 93 (17.71%) LESS
28 91 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
29 90 (17.14%) Scrum
30 87 (16.57%) Unit Testing

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 43 (8.19%) Tomcat
2 33 (6.29%) nginx
3 24 (4.57%) Confluence
4 22 (4.19%) Apache
5 20 (3.81%) WordPress
6 19 (3.62%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.48%) CMS
7 13 (2.48%) JBoss
8 8 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (1.33%) Drupal
10 6 (1.14%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.95%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.76%) IIS
13 3 (0.57%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (7.24%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.19%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 12 (2.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) RMDS
3 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 104 (19.81%) npm
2 50 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (9.52%) GitHub
3 37 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (5.71%) Google Analytics
5 12 (2.29%) SaaS
6 9 (1.71%) Yarn
7 8 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.52%) Serverless
8 7 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.95%) IaaS
9 5 (0.95%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.76%) Office 365
10 4 (0.76%) PaaS
11 3 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.57%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.38%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.38%) HTTP
2 29 (5.52%) SSL
3 28 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.76%) FTP
4 4 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.14%) MongoDB
2 40 (7.62%) NoSQL
3 29 (5.52%) MySQL
4 24 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 12 (2.29%) SQL Server
7 11 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.52%) DB2
8 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.14%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.76%) Big Data
10 4 (0.76%) Redis
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.19%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 398 (75.81%) gulp
2 281 (53.52%) Git (software)
3 180 (34.29%) webpack
4 152 (28.95%) Karma Test Runner
5 135 (25.71%) Jasmine
6 74 (14.10%) Jenkins
7 64 (12.19%) Selenium
8 49 (9.33%) Cucumber
9 48 (9.14%) JIRA
10 43 (8.19%) Bower
11 37 (7.05%) IntelliJ
12 33 (6.29%) Babel
12 33 (6.29%) Mocha
13 31 (5.90%) Sublime Text
14 29 (5.52%) JUnit
15 28 (5.33%) Ant
15 28 (5.33%) Gatling
16 25 (4.76%) Bitbucket
17 22 (4.19%) PhantomJS
17 22 (4.19%) Subversion
General
1 62 (11.81%) Finance
2 30 (5.71%) Banking
3 22 (4.19%) Retail
4 20 (3.81%) Marketing
5 17 (3.24%) Games
6 13 (2.48%) Advertising
7 8 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.38%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.38%) French Language
11 2 (0.38%) German Language
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 475 (90.48%) Developer
2 221 (42.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 123 (23.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 99 (18.86%) Angular Developer
5 88 (16.76%) UI Developer
6 50 (9.52%) Node.js Developer
7 48 (9.14%) React Developer
8 39 (7.43%) Java Developer
9 38 (7.24%) HTML Developer
10 37 (7.05%) Senior Developer
10 37 (7.05%) Web Developer
11 36 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (4.95%) HTML CSS Developer
13 19 (3.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 15 (2.86%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 14 (2.67%) Architect
16 13 (2.48%) .NET Developer
16 13 (2.48%) Integration Developer
16 13 (2.48%) PHP Developer
16 13 (2.48%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (78.29%) CSS
2 373 (71.05%) HTML
3 328 (62.48%) AngularJS
4 289 (55.05%) HTML5
5 267 (50.86%) Sass
6 246 (46.86%) Node.js
7 220 (41.90%) CSS3
8 182 (34.67%) React
9 175 (33.33%) jQuery
10 96 (18.29%) Redux
11 93 (17.71%) LESS
12 81 (15.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 75 (14.29%) Ajax
14 70 (13.33%) .NET
15 65 (12.38%) JSON
16 64 (12.19%) REST
17 58 (11.05%) RESTful
18 50 (9.52%) Jest
19 49 (9.33%) Web Services
20 47 (8.95%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 112 (21.33%) User Experience
2 44 (8.38%) Mobile App
3 28 (5.33%) Fintech
4 19 (3.62%) Algorithms
4 19 (3.62%) Data Structures
4 19 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.33%) Blog
7 6 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.14%) Equities
7 6 (1.14%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.14%) iPad
7 6 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.14%) Marketing Technology
7 6 (1.14%) W3C
8 5 (0.95%) Public Cloud
8 5 (0.95%) Social Media
9 4 (0.76%) Online Gambling
9 4 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.57%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.67%) Linux
2 36 (6.86%) Windows
3 29 (5.52%) Ubuntu
4 16 (3.05%) Unix
5 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (50.10%) Front End Development
3 223 (42.48%) TDD
4 124 (23.62%) Test Automation
5 123 (23.43%) DevOps
6 102 (19.43%) MVC
7 101 (19.24%) Web Development
8 91 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (17.14%) Scrum
10 87 (16.57%) Unit Testing
11 80 (15.24%) Responsive Web Design
12 60 (11.43%) OO
13 55 (10.48%) Open Source
14 54 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (9.33%) BDD
15 49 (9.33%) Microservices
16 48 (9.14%) Analytics
17 41 (7.81%) E-Commerce
18 35 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
18 35 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 465 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 128 (24.38%) Java
3 74 (14.10%) ES6
4 71 (13.52%) TypeScript
5 66 (12.57%) C#
6 41 (7.81%) Python
7 38 (7.24%) Ruby
8 37 (7.05%) Groovy
9 35 (6.67%) SQL
10 31 (5.90%) PHP
11 28 (5.33%) Haskell
11 28 (5.33%) Perl
12 21 (4.00%) Scala
13 11 (2.10%) Java 8
14 8 (1.52%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.14%) ES7
16 5 (0.95%) C++
16 5 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (0.95%) ES8
17 4 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.19%) Degree
4 8 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.57%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.86%) WCAG
2 14 (2.67%) QA
3 4 (0.76%) WAI
4 1 (0.19%) GCP
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (11.05%) Docker
2 6 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (1.14%) etcd
3 2 (0.38%) Varnish
4 1 (0.19%) Ceph
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (5.71%) Grafana
1 30 (5.71%) Puppet
2 29 (5.52%) Kibana
2 29 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.29%) Terraform
4 11 (2.10%) Ansible
5 6 (1.14%) Consul
6 5 (0.95%) Packer
6 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (0.57%) Graphite
7 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.38%) Suricata
9 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 44 (8.38%) Adobe
2 39 (7.43%) Google
3 20 (3.81%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.81%) Perforce
4 16 (3.05%) Oracle
5 11 (2.10%) webMethods
6 5 (0.95%) New Relic
6 5 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.76%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 3 (0.57%) hybris
8 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.57%) WooCommerce
9 2 (0.38%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.38%) Capita
9 2 (0.38%) Kaspersky
9 2 (0.38%) Qualys
9 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.38%) Splunk
10 1 (0.19%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.19%) Zend