Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 487 379 368
Rank change year-on-year -108 -11 +58
Contract jobs citing Grunt 459 663 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 3.47% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 487 501
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £300
90th Percentile £575 £580 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £404 £380
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.25% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
UK median hourly rate £26.91 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.74% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.91 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -32.74% - -

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 22,028 19,106 17,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.11% 18.55% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,109 13,286 11,617
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 289 251
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26.68 £29.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -104 403 £450 -5.26% 169
UK excluding London -67 230 £412 +2.04% 116
London -105 215 £500 - 58
Midlands +16 72 £425 -5.56% 20
North of England -26 52 £425 +17.24% 46
West Midlands +8 44 £450 -8.93% 4
South East -18 43 £429 -0.29% 22
East Midlands +4 28 £403 -10.56% 15
North West -28 25 £439 +20.97% 24
Scotland -37 18 £413 +10.00% 2
Northern Ireland +34 17 £412 -0.72% 1
Yorkshire -22 14 £350 -3.45% 19
North East +11 13 £393 +4.67% 3
East of England -1 11 £494 +23.44% 14
South West -39 9 £400 - 9
Wales -25 8 £388 -13.89% 2

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 398 (86.71%) JavaScript
2 356 (77.56%) CSS
3 329 (71.68%) gulp
4 325 (70.81%) HTML
5 294 (64.05%) AngularJS
6 283 (61.66%) Agile Software Development
7 253 (55.12%) Git (software)
7 253 (55.12%) HTML5
8 218 (47.49%) Node.js
9 202 (44.01%) Front End Development
10 200 (43.57%) Sass
11 181 (39.43%) CSS3
12 167 (36.38%) TDD
13 158 (34.42%) React
14 153 (33.33%) jQuery
15 140 (30.50%) Test Automation
16 135 (29.41%) Java
17 130 (28.32%) Karma Test Runner
18 124 (27.02%) Jasmine
19 120 (26.14%) webpack
20 113 (24.62%) DevOps
21 108 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
22 105 (22.88%) MVC
23 97 (21.13%) npm
24 88 (19.17%) Jenkins
25 86 (18.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 85 (18.52%) User Experience
27 79 (17.21%) Redux
28 78 (16.99%) Web Development
29 76 (16.56%) Scrum

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 54 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 42 (9.15%) nginx
3 36 (7.84%) WebLogic
4 28 (6.10%) CMS
4 28 (6.10%) Confluence
5 26 (5.66%) Apache
6 21 (4.58%) JBoss
6 21 (4.58%) WordPress
7 17 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (1.74%) Drupal
10 6 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.31%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.31%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.09%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.65%) IIS
13 3 (0.65%) Mule
13 3 (0.65%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 36 (7.84%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.87%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.22%) InVision
4 1 (0.22%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 13 (2.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.44%) Shopify
3 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) RMDS
3 1 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 97 (21.13%) npm
2 62 (13.51%) GitHub
3 46 (10.02%) Google Analytics
4 44 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (2.61%) Serverless
7 11 (2.40%) Yarn
8 7 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (1.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (1.31%) BrowserStack
9 6 (1.31%) IaaS
10 4 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.87%) Office 365
10 4 (0.87%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.65%) PaaS
12 2 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.37%) HTTP
1 43 (9.37%) SSL
2 41 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.53%) FTP
4 5 (1.09%) Internet
5 3 (0.65%) SMTP
6 1 (0.22%) DNS
6 1 (0.22%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.07%) MongoDB
2 47 (10.24%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.01%) MySQL
5 17 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 17 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 16 (3.49%) DB2
6 16 (3.49%) DB2 UDB
7 9 (1.96%) Big Data
7 9 (1.96%) Redis
8 8 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.09%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.65%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 329 (71.68%) gulp
2 253 (55.12%) Git (software)
3 130 (28.32%) Karma Test Runner
4 124 (27.02%) Jasmine
5 120 (26.14%) webpack
6 88 (19.17%) Jenkins
7 73 (15.90%) Cucumber
8 72 (15.69%) Selenium
9 51 (11.11%) Bower
9 51 (11.11%) JIRA
9 51 (11.11%) JUnit
10 49 (10.68%) IntelliJ
11 44 (9.59%) Sublime Text
12 43 (9.37%) Ant
13 40 (8.71%) Gatling
14 39 (8.50%) Eclipse
15 38 (8.28%) Mocha
16 35 (7.63%) Bitbucket
17 30 (6.54%) Subversion
18 29 (6.32%) Babel
General
1 51 (11.11%) Finance
2 46 (10.02%) Banking
3 18 (3.92%) Retail
4 15 (3.27%) Marketing
5 9 (1.96%) Advertising
6 8 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.31%) Games
7 6 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.31%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) Danish Language
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.44%) French Language
8 2 (0.44%) German Language
8 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 407 (88.67%) Developer
2 166 (36.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 79 (17.21%) JavaScript Developer
4 69 (15.03%) UI Developer
5 61 (13.29%) Angular Developer
6 56 (12.20%) Java Developer
7 45 (9.80%) Senior Developer
8 42 (9.15%) React Developer
9 32 (6.97%) Full Stack Developer
10 27 (5.88%) Web Developer
11 25 (5.45%) HTML Developer
12 24 (5.23%) Node.js Developer
13 19 (4.14%) HTML CSS Developer
14 17 (3.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 14 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
16 13 (2.83%) Integration Developer
17 12 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
17 12 (2.61%) PHP Developer
18 10 (2.18%) Scala Developer
18 10 (2.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (77.56%) CSS
2 325 (70.81%) HTML
3 294 (64.05%) AngularJS
4 253 (55.12%) HTML5
5 218 (47.49%) Node.js
6 200 (43.57%) Sass
7 181 (39.43%) CSS3
8 158 (34.42%) React
9 153 (33.33%) jQuery
10 86 (18.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 79 (17.21%) Redux
12 74 (16.12%) LESS
12 74 (16.12%) RESTful
13 69 (15.03%) Ajax
14 65 (14.16%) Spring
15 64 (13.94%) Gherkin
16 62 (13.51%) .NET
17 61 (13.29%) XML
18 57 (12.42%) JSON
19 56 (12.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (18.52%) User Experience
2 24 (5.23%) Fintech
3 20 (4.36%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.96%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.53%) Tandem
10 6 (1.31%) Robotics
11 5 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.87%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.65%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.65%) Marketing Technology
13 3 (0.65%) RIA
13 3 (0.65%) Social Media
13 3 (0.65%) W3C
14 2 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (13.73%) Linux
2 58 (12.64%) Windows
3 44 (9.59%) Ubuntu
4 22 (4.79%) Unix
5 6 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.44%) Android
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (61.66%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (44.01%) Front End Development
3 167 (36.38%) TDD
4 140 (30.50%) Test Automation
5 113 (24.62%) DevOps
6 108 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 105 (22.88%) MVC
8 78 (16.99%) Web Development
9 76 (16.56%) Scrum
10 68 (14.81%) OO
11 66 (14.38%) Analytics
12 61 (13.29%) Responsive Web Design
13 57 (12.42%) Microservices
14 55 (11.98%) Open Source
14 55 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (10.68%) Unit Testing
16 42 (9.15%) Configuration Management
17 41 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
18 36 (7.84%) BDD
19 34 (7.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 398 (86.71%) JavaScript
2 135 (29.41%) Java
3 76 (16.56%) C#
4 68 (14.81%) ES6
5 58 (12.64%) Python
6 57 (12.42%) SQL
7 53 (11.55%) Ruby
8 49 (10.68%) Groovy
9 45 (9.80%) TypeScript
10 40 (8.71%) Haskell
10 40 (8.71%) Perl
11 31 (6.75%) Scala
12 27 (5.88%) PHP
13 9 (1.96%) ES7
14 7 (1.53%) Java 8
15 6 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.31%) C
15 6 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
17 4 (0.87%) Go
Qualifications
1 38 (8.28%) Degree
1 38 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.65%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.23%) WCAG
2 16 (3.49%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) WAI
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (11.76%) Docker
2 5 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.09%) etcd
3 3 (0.65%) Varnish
4 1 (0.22%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 44 (9.59%) Grafana
1 44 (9.59%) Puppet
2 43 (9.37%) Kibana
3 15 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.83%) Ansible
5 12 (2.61%) Terraform
6 6 (1.31%) Packer
6 6 (1.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (1.09%) Consul
7 5 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.65%) Graphite
8 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.44%) Suricata
10 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 53 (11.55%) Adobe
1 53 (11.55%) Google
2 25 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.01%) Oracle
4 16 (3.49%) webMethods
5 14 (3.05%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 9 (1.96%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.53%) hybris
8 6 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.09%) New Relic
10 4 (0.87%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.65%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.65%) Perforce
12 2 (0.44%) Facebook
12 2 (0.44%) Kaspersky
12 2 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.44%) Qualys
12 2 (0.44%) Tableau
13 1 (0.22%) Splunk
13 1 (0.22%) Twitter