Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 437 387 418
Rank change year-on-year -50 +31 +39
Contract jobs citing Grunt 530 550 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.69% 3.54% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 433 407
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £319 £284 £313
90th Percentile £572 £569 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
UK median hourly rate £150.00 - £33.00
10th Percentile £135.00 - £17.50
90th Percentile £165.00 - £80.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00

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 19,720 15,523 15,702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.43% 17.05% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,581 10,509 10,583
UK median daily rate £473 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £293
90th Percentile £610 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 318 333
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%
10th Percentile £28.40 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +13.51%

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 26 May 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 15 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 26 May 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 -59 503 £450 - 176
London -32 292 £475 -5.00% 69
UK excluding London -61 231 £400 - 113
North of England -26 80 £363 +3.57% 43
South East -27 68 £425 - 24
North West -2 56 £375 +11.11% 24
Midlands -41 37 £450 - 14
Yorkshire -39 24 £363 +3.57% 16
East Midlands -15 23 £450 - 7
East of England -2 19 £413 -2.94% 13
West Midlands -31 14 £450 +50.00% 7
Scotland -34 13 £450 +28.57% 4
South West +2 8 £375 +7.14% 13
Northern Ireland - 6 £431 -
Wales -7 1 £175 -48.53% 2

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 486 (91.70%) JavaScript
2 426 (80.38%) CSS
3 401 (75.66%) HTML
4 380 (71.70%) gulp
5 302 (56.98%) HTML5
6 300 (56.60%) AngularJS
7 294 (55.47%) Git (software)
8 292 (55.09%) Agile Software Development
9 279 (52.64%) Sass
10 273 (51.51%) Front End Development
11 239 (45.09%) CSS3
12 237 (44.72%) TDD
13 224 (42.26%) Node.js
14 201 (37.92%) React
15 175 (33.02%) webpack
16 167 (31.51%) jQuery
17 152 (28.68%) Jasmine
18 143 (26.98%) Karma Test Runner
19 130 (24.53%) Java
20 129 (24.34%) npm
21 126 (23.77%) Test Automation
22 122 (23.02%) Web Development
23 120 (22.64%) LESS
24 110 (20.75%) DevOps
25 103 (19.43%) User Experience
26 97 (18.30%) Unit Testing
27 89 (16.79%) Responsive Web Design
28 86 (16.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 84 (15.85%) MVC
30 81 (15.28%) Redux

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 36 (6.79%) CMS
2 33 (6.23%) Confluence
3 22 (4.15%) nginx
3 22 (4.15%) WordPress
4 21 (3.96%) Tomcat
5 19 (3.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 18 (3.40%) Apache
7 14 (2.64%) Drupal
8 11 (2.08%) JBoss
8 11 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.89%) Joomla!
10 7 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.32%) Mule
10 7 (1.32%) Mule ESB
11 6 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.94%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (7.92%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (2.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) RMDS
3 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 129 (24.34%) npm
2 49 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.66%) GitHub
3 30 (5.66%) SaaS
4 24 (4.53%) IaaS
5 17 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (3.21%) PaaS
6 15 (2.83%) Google Analytics
6 15 (2.83%) Yarn
7 9 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.36%) HTTP
2 20 (3.77%) SSL
3 13 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.51%) FTP
4 8 (1.51%) SMTP
5 4 (0.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.19%) SMS
6 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.17%) MySQL
2 33 (6.23%) Relational Database
3 29 (5.47%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.28%) MongoDB
5 21 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.64%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.45%) SQL Server
8 8 (1.51%) Redis
9 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.94%) DB2
10 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.57%) Bigtable
11 3 (0.57%) DB2 UDB
11 3 (0.57%) MS Access
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.19%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 380 (71.70%) gulp
2 294 (55.47%) Git (software)
3 175 (33.02%) webpack
4 152 (28.68%) Jasmine
5 143 (26.98%) Karma Test Runner
6 80 (15.09%) Jenkins
7 73 (13.77%) Bower
8 62 (11.70%) Mocha
9 57 (10.75%) JIRA
10 40 (7.55%) Selenium
11 36 (6.79%) Subversion
12 29 (5.47%) Cucumber
13 26 (4.91%) Babel
13 26 (4.91%) SonarQube
14 22 (4.15%) IntelliJ
14 22 (4.15%) Protractor
15 21 (3.96%) Maven
16 19 (3.58%) PhantomJS
17 18 (3.40%) Eclipse
17 18 (3.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (9.81%) Finance
2 32 (6.04%) Banking
3 24 (4.53%) Marketing
4 23 (4.34%) Retail
5 18 (3.40%) Games
6 13 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.13%) Advertising
10 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Front Office
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 492 (92.83%) Developer
2 241 (45.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 158 (29.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 93 (17.55%) Angular Developer
5 77 (14.53%) UI Developer
6 52 (9.81%) HTML Developer
7 49 (9.25%) React Developer
8 46 (8.68%) Full Stack Developer
9 45 (8.49%) Node.js Developer
10 39 (7.36%) Senior Developer
11 35 (6.60%) Web Developer
12 27 (5.09%) HTML CSS Developer
13 25 (4.72%) Java Developer
14 23 (4.34%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 21 (3.96%) PHP Developer
16 17 (3.21%) Architect
17 15 (2.83%) Technical Architect
18 14 (2.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 13 (2.45%) .NET Developer
20 12 (2.26%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (80.38%) CSS
2 401 (75.66%) HTML
3 302 (56.98%) HTML5
4 300 (56.60%) AngularJS
5 279 (52.64%) Sass
6 239 (45.09%) CSS3
7 224 (42.26%) Node.js
8 201 (37.92%) React
9 167 (31.51%) jQuery
10 120 (22.64%) LESS
11 86 (16.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 81 (15.28%) Redux
13 74 (13.96%) REST
14 63 (11.89%) RESTful
15 60 (11.32%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 55 (10.38%) Ajax
16 55 (10.38%) Web Services
17 52 (9.81%) JSON
18 46 (8.68%) .NET
19 43 (8.11%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 103 (19.43%) User Experience
2 46 (8.68%) Mobile App
3 26 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (4.53%) Fintech
5 19 (3.58%) Algorithms
5 19 (3.58%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.70%) Blog
8 9 (1.70%) Derivative
8 9 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
8 9 (1.70%) W3C
9 8 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.32%) iPad
11 6 (1.13%) Equities
11 6 (1.13%) Marketing Technology
12 5 (0.94%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.94%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.94%) Social Media
12 5 (0.94%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.11%) Linux
2 24 (4.53%) Unix
3 16 (3.02%) Windows
4 12 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 11 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.57%) Android
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (55.09%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (51.51%) Front End Development
3 237 (44.72%) TDD
4 126 (23.77%) Test Automation
5 122 (23.02%) Web Development
6 110 (20.75%) DevOps
7 97 (18.30%) Unit Testing
8 89 (16.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 84 (15.85%) MVC
10 78 (14.72%) Scrum
11 74 (13.96%) OO
12 73 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (12.26%) BDD
14 51 (9.62%) Microservices
15 45 (8.49%) E-Commerce
16 44 (8.30%) Continuous Deployment
17 40 (7.55%) Open Source
18 39 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
19 34 (6.42%) Software Engineering
20 32 (6.04%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 486 (91.70%) JavaScript
2 130 (24.53%) Java
3 74 (13.96%) TypeScript
4 60 (11.32%) ES6
5 56 (10.57%) PHP
6 41 (7.74%) C#
7 32 (6.04%) Python
8 23 (4.34%) Groovy
8 23 (4.34%) SQL
9 18 (3.40%) Perl
10 16 (3.02%) Ruby
11 15 (2.83%) Java 8
11 15 (2.83%) Scala
12 13 (2.45%) Haskell
13 9 (1.70%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.13%) Go
15 5 (0.94%) C++
15 5 (0.94%) ES7
15 5 (0.94%) ES8
Qualifications
1 42 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 36 (6.79%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.72%) Degree
4 8 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.53%) QA
2 9 (1.70%) WCAG
3 4 (0.75%) WAI
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 76 (14.34%) Docker
2 4 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (0.75%) etcd
3 2 (0.38%) Varnish
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (7.74%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (5.09%) Ansible
3 15 (2.83%) Puppet
4 11 (2.08%) Grafana
4 11 (2.08%) Kibana
5 8 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.94%) Terraform
7 4 (0.75%) Consul
8 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (9.25%) Adobe
2 26 (4.91%) Google
3 20 (3.77%) Oracle
3 20 (3.77%) Perforce
4 8 (1.51%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.32%) MuleSoft
5 7 (1.32%) New Relic
5 7 (1.32%) Zend
6 6 (1.13%) webMethods
7 5 (0.94%) hybris
8 4 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.57%) Cisco
9 3 (0.57%) IBM
9 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.57%) WooCommerce
10 2 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.38%) Capita
10 2 (0.38%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.38%) Splunk
10 2 (0.38%) Xamarin