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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 321 400
Rank change year-on-year +31 +79  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 377 375 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.70% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 4.49% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 275 188
Median daily rate £460 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.85% +9.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

Grunt is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8279 8360 7382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.58% 15.52% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5639 5758 4879
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 126 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £49.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Grunt as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 30 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 355 £468 +13.33% 84
London -26 212 £500 +17.64% 43
South East +49 44 £425 +13.33% 4
East Midlands +25 36 £450 +28.57% 5
City of London -13 31 £525 +31.25% 11
North West +24 23 £350 -12.50% 4
Scotland +46 21 £375 - 5
Northamptonshire +19 20 £450 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire - 17 £470 - 1
Croydon +6 15 £525 +35.48%
Berkshire +32 14 £400 +56.86%
West Midlands +30 14 £300 +36.36% 4
Manchester +17 14 £375 -11.76% 4
Glasgow +7 14 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 13 £428 +42.50% 2
East of England +3 12 £425 +70.00% 8
Yorkshire +18 11 £428 +0.58% 9
Birmingham - 11 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £425 -
Nottingham +7 8 £428 +42.50% 2
Leeds +22 7 £428 +0.58% 6
West Yorkshire +17 7 £428 +0.58% 7
Oxford - 7 £525 -
Hertfordshire +3 6 £448 - 4
Merseyside - 6 £325 -
West Sussex - 6 £488 -
Liverpool - 5 £325 -
Worthing - 5 £488 -
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £426 - 1
Reading - 4 £370 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 552 (90.34%) JavaScript
2 516 (84.45%) CSS
3 490 (80.20%) HTML
4 412 (67.43%) AngularJS
5 389 (63.67%) gulp
6 387 (63.34%) HTML5
7 358 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
8 327 (53.52%) CSS3
9 295 (48.28%) Front End Development
10 290 (47.46%) Node.js
11 285 (46.64%) Git (software)
12 266 (43.54%) Sass
13 234 (38.30%) TDD
14 224 (36.66%) React
15 183 (29.95%) Jasmine
16 176 (28.81%) jQuery
17 166 (27.17%) Scrum
18 157 (25.70%) User Experience
19 142 (23.24%) Java
20 137 (22.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 133 (21.77%) Web Development
22 130 (21.28%) Test Automation
23 129 (21.11%) Responsive Web Design
24 114 (18.66%) Karma Test Runner
25 104 (17.02%) BDD
26 96 (15.71%) ES6
27 95 (15.55%) LESS
28 94 (15.38%) Mocha
29 93 (15.22%) MVC
30 92 (15.06%) Angular 2

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 24 (3.93%) Apache
1 24 (3.93%) nginx
2 23 (3.76%) Confluence
2 23 (3.76%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.60%) CMS
4 20 (3.27%) Drupal
5 17 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.13%) JBoss
6 13 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.96%) WordPress
8 10 (1.64%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.49%) IIS
11 3 (0.49%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.49%) SAS
11 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 56 (9.17%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.33%) InVision
5 1 (0.16%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Magento
1 8 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.15%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.33%) RMDS
4 1 (0.16%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (8.02%) GitHub
3 23 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.78%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.96%) IaaS
6 8 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (1.31%) SaaS
7 7 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.98%) PaaS
9 5 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.65%) Loggly
10 4 (0.65%) Sumo Logic
11 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.38%) HTTP
2 21 (3.44%) SSL
3 17 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.09%) MongoDB
2 42 (6.87%) NoSQL
3 26 (4.26%) MySQL
4 14 (2.29%) Big Data
4 14 (2.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (0.98%) Redis
8 5 (0.82%) MS Access
8 5 (0.82%) Neo4j
9 4 (0.65%) Riak
10 3 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.49%) HBase
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.16%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 389 (63.67%) gulp
2 285 (46.64%) Git (software)
3 183 (29.95%) Jasmine
4 114 (18.66%) Karma Test Runner
5 94 (15.38%) Mocha
6 91 (14.89%) webpack
7 89 (14.57%) Selenium
8 85 (13.91%) Bower
9 65 (10.64%) Jenkins
10 50 (8.18%) IntelliJ
11 48 (7.86%) Cucumber
12 47 (7.69%) Protractor
13 44 (7.20%) JIRA
14 32 (5.24%) Maven
14 32 (5.24%) WebDriver
15 29 (4.75%) Bitbucket
16 28 (4.58%) Subversion
17 19 (3.11%) Gatling
17 19 (3.11%) Sublime Text
18 18 (2.95%) Ant
General
1 74 (12.11%) Finance
2 29 (4.75%) Marketing
3 22 (3.60%) Banking
4 21 (3.44%) Front Office
5 12 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.64%) Retail
7 8 (1.31%) Electronics
7 8 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.98%) Publishing
9 5 (0.82%) Games
9 5 (0.82%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Back Office
11 3 (0.49%) Legal
12 2 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 571 (93.45%) Developer
2 221 (36.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 190 (31.10%) JavaScript Developer
4 109 (17.84%) Angular Developer
5 71 (11.62%) UI Developer
6 59 (9.66%) Node.js Developer
7 57 (9.33%) HTML Developer
8 53 (8.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 45 (7.36%) Java Developer
10 40 (6.55%) HTML CSS Developer
11 39 (6.38%) Senior Developer
12 33 (5.40%) Web Developer
13 18 (2.95%) .NET Developer
13 18 (2.95%) Drupal Developer
14 17 (2.78%) Agile Developer
14 17 (2.78%) Scala Developer
15 16 (2.62%) Lead Developer
16 14 (2.29%) PHP Developer
17 13 (2.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
18 12 (1.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (84.45%) CSS
2 490 (80.20%) HTML
3 412 (67.43%) AngularJS
4 387 (63.34%) HTML5
5 327 (53.52%) CSS3
6 290 (47.46%) Node.js
7 266 (43.54%) Sass
8 224 (36.66%) React
9 176 (28.81%) jQuery
10 137 (22.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 95 (15.55%) LESS
12 92 (15.06%) Angular 2
13 67 (10.97%) Redux
13 67 (10.97%) Web Services
14 63 (10.31%) .NET
15 60 (9.82%) REST
16 58 (9.49%) JSON
17 52 (8.51%) RESTful
18 39 (6.38%) Chai
19 38 (6.22%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 157 (25.70%) User Experience
2 52 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 49 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (4.91%) Fintech
5 18 (2.95%) Equities
5 18 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.62%) Fixed Income
7 15 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (2.13%) Virtual Team
8 13 (2.13%) W3C
9 11 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.47%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.31%) Graphic Design
11 8 (1.31%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.65%) NHS
12 4 (0.65%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.33%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.98%) Linux
2 23 (3.76%) Windows
3 19 (3.11%) Ubuntu
3 19 (3.11%) Unix
4 7 (1.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.16%) Android
5 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.16%) CentOS
5 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (48.28%) Front End Development
3 234 (38.30%) TDD
4 166 (27.17%) Scrum
5 133 (21.77%) Web Development
6 130 (21.28%) Test Automation
7 129 (21.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 104 (17.02%) BDD
9 93 (15.22%) MVC
10 90 (14.73%) OO
11 89 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (14.08%) DevOps
13 61 (9.98%) Unit Testing
14 54 (8.84%) Kanban
15 51 (8.35%) Software Engineering
16 47 (7.69%) SOA
17 44 (7.20%) Pair Programming
17 44 (7.20%) Web Design
18 41 (6.71%) E-Commerce
19 40 (6.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 552 (90.34%) JavaScript
2 142 (23.24%) Java
3 96 (15.71%) ES6
4 74 (12.11%) TypeScript
5 72 (11.78%) C#
6 60 (9.82%) PHP
7 48 (7.86%) Python
8 47 (7.69%) Groovy
9 44 (7.20%) SQL
10 41 (6.71%) Scala
11 25 (4.09%) Ruby
12 19 (3.11%) ECMAScript
12 19 (3.11%) Perl
13 17 (2.78%) Haskell
14 16 (2.62%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.31%) C++
16 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.82%) VB
17 5 (0.82%) VC++
18 4 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (4.42%) Degree
2 21 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.84%) QA
2 19 (3.11%) WAI
3 4 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (8.51%) Docker
2 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.33%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) Varnish
4 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (3.93%) Puppet
2 22 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.27%) Ansible
4 18 (2.95%) Grafana
4 18 (2.95%) Kibana
5 12 (1.96%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.15%) Salt
7 4 (0.65%) Nagios
7 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.49%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.49%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.33%) Terraform
10 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.16%) logstash
10 1 (0.16%) Marathon
10 1 (0.16%) Mesos
10 1 (0.16%) Plesk
Vendors
1 39 (6.38%) Adobe
2 33 (5.40%) Google
3 32 (5.24%) New Relic
4 13 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.80%) Oracle
6 9 (1.47%) Perforce
6 9 (1.47%) SAP
7 8 (1.31%) webMethods
8 6 (0.98%) PayPal
8 6 (0.98%) Rackspace
8 6 (0.98%) SaltStack
9 4 (0.65%) IBM
9 4 (0.65%) Splunk
10 3 (0.49%) Panasonic
10 3 (0.49%) VMware
10 3 (0.49%) Zend
11 2 (0.33%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.33%) Cisco
11 2 (0.33%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.33%) Twitter
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