Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 376 358 421
Rank change year-on-year -18 +63 +115
Contract jobs citing Grunt 639 675 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.35% 3.90% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 504 468
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -4.91%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £584 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £23.87
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 19102 17329 16414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 16.55% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13298 11652 10925
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.06%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 252 345
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.95 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £61.14 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 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
England -41 564 £470 +10.59% 100
London -54 349 £500 +11.11% 53
UK excluding London +69 277 £400 +5.26% 51
North of England +52 73 £363 -6.45% 23
South East -27 51 £435 +14.47% 12
North West +43 48 £357 -7.81% 10
Midlands +14 41 £440 +10.00% 6
Scotland +24 35 £375 -6.25% 3
East Midlands -7 31 £450 +12.50% 1
East of England +2 27 £385 +28.33% 3
Yorkshire +16 23 £359 +8.71% 13
South West +9 22 £400 +23.08% 3
Northern Ireland - 21 £415 -
Wales +22 12 £450 +32.35% 1
West Midlands +23 9 £200 -33.33% 5
North East +53 2 £375 -8.54%

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Grunt.

1 583 (91.24%) JavaScript
2 520 (81.38%) CSS
3 496 (77.62%) HTML
4 431 (67.45%) gulp
5 375 (58.69%) HTML5
6 353 (55.24%) AngularJS
7 347 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
8 331 (51.80%) Front End Development
9 315 (49.30%) Git (software)
10 301 (47.10%) Sass
11 290 (45.38%) CSS3
12 262 (41.00%) TDD
13 256 (40.06%) React
14 252 (39.44%) Node.js
15 187 (29.26%) Java
16 174 (27.23%) Jasmine
17 160 (25.04%) webpack
18 159 (24.88%) jQuery
19 156 (24.41%) Test Automation
20 149 (23.32%) Scrum
21 140 (21.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 138 (21.60%) User Experience
23 133 (20.81%) Web Services
24 130 (20.34%) BDD
25 129 (20.19%) Web Development
26 118 (18.47%) npm
27 117 (18.31%) MVC
28 114 (17.84%) Finance
28 114 (17.84%) Responsive Web Design
29 113 (17.68%) Karma Test Runner

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 53 (8.29%) Confluence
2 36 (5.63%) CMS
3 25 (3.91%) WebLogic
4 24 (3.76%) Apache
5 23 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (3.44%) nginx
6 22 (3.44%) WebSphere
7 19 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 16 (2.50%) WordPress
9 15 (2.35%) Drupal
9 15 (2.35%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.56%) Umbraco
11 7 (1.10%) IIS
12 6 (0.94%) JBoss
12 6 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (9.23%) Photoshop
2 20 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.47%) GIMP
6 2 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.16%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 22 (3.44%) Magento
2 6 (0.94%) Shopify
3 4 (0.63%) RMDS
4 2 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (18.47%) npm
2 104 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (4.07%) GitHub
5 21 (3.29%) Serverless
6 19 (2.97%) SaaS
7 16 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (2.35%) IaaS
9 14 (2.19%) PaaS
10 9 (1.41%) Google Analytics
11 8 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.94%) Yarn
13 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.63%) Slack
14 3 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.47%) Office 365
15 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
15 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.91%) HTTP
2 11 (1.72%) FTP
3 9 (1.41%) SSL
4 8 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.10%) Internet
6 5 (0.78%) SMTP
7 4 (0.63%) SSH
8 2 (0.31%) DNS
8 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.64%) MongoDB
2 45 (7.04%) NoSQL
3 35 (5.48%) MySQL
4 33 (5.16%) SQL Server
5 28 (4.38%) Relational Database
6 23 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 20 (3.13%) DB2
8 17 (2.66%) DB2 UDB
9 14 (2.19%) Redis
10 12 (1.88%) Neo4j
11 10 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.10%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.47%) Big Data
15 3 (0.47%) HBase
15 3 (0.47%) MS Access
16 2 (0.31%) HDInsight
16 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
17 1 (0.16%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 431 (67.45%) gulp
2 315 (49.30%) Git (software)
3 174 (27.23%) Jasmine
4 160 (25.04%) webpack
5 113 (17.68%) Karma Test Runner
6 89 (13.93%) Bower
7 84 (13.15%) Jenkins
8 65 (10.17%) Cucumber
9 61 (9.55%) JIRA
10 50 (7.82%) IntelliJ
10 50 (7.82%) Selenium
11 44 (6.89%) Babel
12 40 (6.26%) Mocha
13 38 (5.95%) JUnit
13 38 (5.95%) Subversion
14 34 (5.32%) Bitbucket
15 32 (5.01%) Protractor
16 31 (4.85%) Eclipse
17 23 (3.60%) SonarQube
18 22 (3.44%) Maven
General
1 114 (17.84%) Finance
2 34 (5.32%) Banking
3 25 (3.91%) Marketing
4 22 (3.44%) Retail
5 21 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.56%) Electronics
8 9 (1.41%) Front Office
9 8 (1.25%) Games
10 7 (1.10%) Advertising
11 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 590 (92.33%) Developer
2 258 (40.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 165 (25.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 92 (14.40%) Angular Developer
5 81 (12.68%) Java Developer
5 81 (12.68%) UI Developer
6 75 (11.74%) HTML Developer
7 48 (7.51%) HTML CSS Developer
8 47 (7.36%) Full Stack Developer
9 37 (5.79%) Node.js Developer
10 35 (5.48%) Web Developer
11 30 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 21 (3.29%) Agile Developer
13 14 (2.19%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (2.19%) Magento Developer
14 13 (2.03%) UX Developer
15 12 (1.88%) Agile Java Developer
15 12 (1.88%) Lead Developer
16 11 (1.72%) AWS Developer
16 11 (1.72%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (81.38%) CSS
2 496 (77.62%) HTML
3 375 (58.69%) HTML5
4 353 (55.24%) AngularJS
5 301 (47.10%) Sass
6 290 (45.38%) CSS3
7 256 (40.06%) React
8 252 (39.44%) Node.js
9 159 (24.88%) jQuery
10 140 (21.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 133 (20.81%) Web Services
12 100 (15.65%) LESS
13 96 (15.02%) JSON
14 83 (12.99%) XML
15 81 (12.68%) Ajax
15 81 (12.68%) Redux
16 65 (10.17%) REST
16 65 (10.17%) RESTful
17 58 (9.08%) Spring
18 57 (8.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 138 (21.60%) User Experience
2 43 (6.73%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
4 25 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (3.76%) W3C
6 23 (3.60%) Algorithms
6 23 (3.60%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.50%) Fintech
8 14 (2.19%) Video\Live Streaming
9 12 (1.88%) Animation
9 12 (1.88%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.56%) Video on Demand
11 9 (1.41%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.41%) Equities
12 7 (1.10%) Derivative
12 7 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (1.10%) Social Media
13 6 (0.94%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.02%) Linux
2 22 (3.44%) Windows
3 15 (2.35%) Unix
4 8 (1.25%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (51.80%) Front End Development
3 262 (41.00%) TDD
4 156 (24.41%) Test Automation
5 149 (23.32%) Scrum
6 130 (20.34%) BDD
7 129 (20.19%) Web Development
8 117 (18.31%) MVC
9 114 (17.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 106 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
11 87 (13.62%) DevOps
12 81 (12.68%) OO
13 78 (12.21%) Software Engineering
14 65 (10.17%) Kanban
15 62 (9.70%) Unit Testing
16 58 (9.08%) Pair Programming
17 55 (8.61%) SOA
18 54 (8.45%) E-Commerce
19 53 (8.29%) Microservices
20 45 (7.04%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 583 (91.24%) JavaScript
2 187 (29.26%) Java
3 105 (16.43%) ES6
4 74 (11.58%) SQL
5 65 (10.17%) TypeScript
6 61 (9.55%) PHP
7 57 (8.92%) Python
8 45 (7.04%) Groovy
9 41 (6.42%) C#
10 24 (3.76%) Scala
11 18 (2.82%) ECMAScript
12 11 (1.72%) C++
13 9 (1.41%) Perl
14 8 (1.25%) Ruby
15 7 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.10%) Haskell
16 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.78%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.63%) Go
17 4 (0.63%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 41 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 37 (5.79%) Degree
3 33 (5.16%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.95%) QA
2 19 (2.97%) WCAG
3 10 (1.56%) WAI
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (11.27%) Docker
2 7 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (1.10%) etcd
2 7 (1.10%) Varnish
3 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (3.13%) Ansible
3 19 (2.97%) Puppet
4 14 (2.19%) Kibana
5 13 (2.03%) Kubernetes
5 13 (2.03%) Terraform
6 8 (1.25%) Grafana
7 7 (1.10%) Consul
8 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.16%) logstash
8 1 (0.16%) Marathon
8 1 (0.16%) Mesos
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) Salt
8 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (7.04%) Adobe
2 40 (6.26%) New Relic
3 36 (5.63%) Oracle
4 29 (4.54%) Google
5 27 (4.23%) Perforce
6 10 (1.56%) Cisco
6 10 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.56%) SAP
7 8 (1.25%) VMware
8 7 (1.10%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.63%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.47%) F5
10 3 (0.47%) webMethods
11 2 (0.31%) Capita
11 2 (0.31%) Databricks
11 2 (0.31%) Omniture
11 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.31%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.31%) Zend
12 1 (0.16%) MuleSoft