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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grunt
UK
Rank 364 390 416
Rank change year-on-year +26 +26  
Contract jobs citing Grunt 227 267 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.92% 3.45% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 173 141
Median daily rate £421 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £359 £375
% change year-on-year -2.43% -4.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £31.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 -

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 7769 7745 7088
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.30% 14.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5235 5162 4523
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 188 137
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £31.80 £28.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in the UK

Grunt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +14 222 £425 +3.03% 120
London -26 113 £500 +17.64% 62
Yorkshire +29 26 £345 -1.42% 8
City of London +6 24 £500 +21.21% 18
West Yorkshire +26 22 £350 -0.35% 7
North West +38 20 £338 -25.00% 15
Leeds +24 20 £350 -0.70% 7
South East +3 19 £401 +23.23% 14
Manchester +22 16 £350 -22.22% 12
South West +7 14 £350 -10.25% 4
Bristol +11 12 £325 -31.57% 2
East Midlands +4 11 £415 -2.35% 3
West Midlands +18 8 £350 +7.69% 4
East of England -1 7 £438 - 5
Nottingham +14 6 £425 - 2
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £425 - 2
West Sussex - 6 £512 -
Scotland +20 5 £350 -
East Sussex +8 4 £394 - 3
Surrey +5 4 £473 +21.93% 1
Leicestershire -5 4 £400 - 1
Leicester - 4 £400 - 1
Edinburgh +17 3 £350 -
Hampshire +13 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +9 3 - - 2
Birmingham +2 3 £350 +7.69%
North East -9 3 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -11 3 - - 1
Sheffield - 3 - -

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 435 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 384 (77.58%) CSS
3 359 (72.53%) HTML
4 316 (63.84%) gulp
5 313 (63.23%) AngularJS
6 286 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
7 279 (56.36%) HTML5
8 253 (51.11%) CSS3
9 227 (45.86%) Node.js
10 222 (44.85%) Front End Development
11 220 (44.44%) Git (software)
12 219 (44.24%) Sass
13 176 (35.56%) React
14 160 (32.32%) TDD
15 152 (30.71%) Jasmine
16 150 (30.30%) jQuery
17 111 (22.42%) Web Development
18 107 (21.62%) LESS
19 106 (21.41%) Java
20 104 (21.01%) Responsive Web Design
21 93 (18.79%) BDD
22 91 (18.38%) User Experience
23 90 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 88 (17.78%) C#
25 85 (17.17%) Bower
26 83 (16.77%) Mocha
26 83 (16.77%) OO
26 83 (16.77%) Scrum
27 80 (16.16%) Selenium
28 77 (15.56%) ES6

Grunt
Top Related 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 16 (3.23%) Apache
1 16 (3.23%) nginx
1 16 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 15 (3.03%) CMS
3 13 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (2.42%) WordPress
5 10 (2.02%) Drupal
6 6 (1.21%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.01%) IIS
7 5 (1.01%) JBoss
7 5 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.61%) Magnolia
10 2 (0.40%) Confluence
10 2 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (5.86%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.21%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.40%) InVision
4 2 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Magento
1 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.29%) GitHub
2 33 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.23%) Google Analytics
4 14 (2.83%) IaaS
5 13 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.62%) Loggly
7 8 (1.62%) Sumo Logic
8 4 (0.81%) SaaS
9 3 (0.61%) Akamai
9 3 (0.61%) Slack
10 2 (0.40%) PaaS
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.20%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.20%) Heroku
11 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.28%) HTTP
2 27 (5.45%) SSL
3 17 (3.43%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.03%) DNS
5 5 (1.01%) Internet
6 1 (0.20%) LDAP
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.69%) MongoDB
2 25 (5.05%) NoSQL
3 24 (4.85%) MySQL
4 23 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.41%) Riak
8 6 (1.21%) Redis
9 5 (1.01%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.01%) HBase
10 3 (0.61%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.61%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.40%) Big Data
11 2 (0.40%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.20%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.20%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 316 (63.84%) gulp
2 220 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 152 (30.71%) Jasmine
4 85 (17.17%) Bower
5 83 (16.77%) Mocha
6 80 (16.16%) Selenium
7 76 (15.35%) webpack
8 73 (14.75%) Karma Test Runner
9 54 (10.91%) Maven
10 52 (10.51%) Jenkins
11 42 (8.48%) Cucumber
12 33 (6.67%) Protractor
13 30 (6.06%) Vagrant
14 27 (5.45%) IntelliJ
15 23 (4.65%) Visual Studio
16 21 (4.24%) TeamCity
17 20 (4.04%) WebDriver
18 18 (3.64%) JIRA
18 18 (3.64%) QUnit
19 16 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 47 (9.49%) Finance
2 25 (5.05%) Banking
3 20 (4.04%) Games
4 19 (3.84%) Marketing
5 15 (3.03%) Front Office
6 14 (2.83%) Retail
7 12 (2.42%) Publishing
8 10 (2.02%) Back Office
9 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.01%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.81%) Legal
10 4 (0.81%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 470 (94.95%) Developer
2 185 (37.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 153 (30.91%) JavaScript Developer
4 85 (17.17%) Angular Developer
5 61 (12.32%) UI Developer
6 56 (11.31%) Full Stack Developer
7 53 (10.71%) Senior Developer
8 45 (9.09%) HTML Developer
9 44 (8.89%) Node.js Developer
10 40 (8.08%) Web Developer
11 34 (6.87%) Java Developer
12 30 (6.06%) .NET Developer
13 27 (5.45%) HTML CSS Developer
14 19 (3.84%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (3.84%) Lead Developer
15 15 (3.03%) Scala Developer
16 14 (2.83%) C# Developer
17 12 (2.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 12 (2.42%) SQL Developer
18 11 (2.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (77.58%) CSS
2 359 (72.53%) HTML
3 313 (63.23%) AngularJS
4 279 (56.36%) HTML5
5 253 (51.11%) CSS3
6 227 (45.86%) Node.js
7 219 (44.24%) Sass
8 176 (35.56%) React
9 150 (30.30%) jQuery
10 107 (21.62%) LESS
11 90 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 70 (14.14%) .NET
13 67 (13.54%) RESTful
14 64 (12.93%) Redux
15 52 (10.51%) Web Services
16 48 (9.70%) Backbone.js
17 47 (9.49%) JSON
18 43 (8.69%) REST
19 41 (8.28%) Ajax
20 40 (8.08%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 91 (18.38%) User Experience
2 33 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.84%) Fintech
4 13 (2.63%) Graphic Design
5 12 (2.42%) W3C
6 10 (2.02%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.62%) Equities
7 8 (1.62%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.21%) NHS
9 5 (1.01%) Replication
10 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.61%) Minimum Viable Product
10 3 (0.61%) Mobile Games
10 3 (0.61%) Online Games
11 2 (0.40%) Blog
11 2 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.70%) Linux
2 26 (5.25%) Windows
3 15 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 12 (2.42%) Unix
5 6 (1.21%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.01%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.81%) Android
7 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (44.85%) Front End Development
3 160 (32.32%) TDD
4 111 (22.42%) Web Development
5 104 (21.01%) Responsive Web Design
6 93 (18.79%) BDD
7 83 (16.77%) OO
7 83 (16.77%) Scrum
8 75 (15.15%) MVC
9 72 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (13.94%) DevOps
11 55 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 47 (9.49%) Kanban
13 45 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 41 (8.28%) E-Commerce
15 32 (6.46%) Automated Testing
16 30 (6.06%) Web Design
17 26 (5.25%) Mobile First
18 24 (4.85%) Analytics
19 22 (4.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 435 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 106 (21.41%) Java
3 88 (17.78%) C#
4 77 (15.56%) ES6
5 45 (9.09%) PHP
6 37 (7.47%) TypeScript
7 33 (6.67%) SQL
8 29 (5.86%) Python
9 26 (5.25%) Ruby
10 25 (5.05%) Groovy
10 25 (5.05%) Scala
11 17 (3.43%) Haskell
12 15 (3.03%) Perl
13 8 (1.62%) ECMAScript
14 7 (1.41%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.01%) Go
16 4 (0.81%) C++
16 4 (0.81%) GraphQL
16 4 (0.81%) XPath
17 3 (0.61%) JSX
Qualifications
1 35 (7.07%) Degree
2 13 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.25%) QA
2 15 (3.03%) WAI
3 6 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.21%) WCAG
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (9.29%) Docker
2 6 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.01%) HDFS
3 5 (1.01%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) KVM
4 1 (0.20%) Varnish
4 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (5.66%) Puppet
2 21 (4.24%) Ansible
3 15 (3.03%) Grafana
3 15 (3.03%) Kibana
4 13 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.02%) Salt
6 8 (1.62%) Nagios
6 8 (1.62%) ZABBIX
7 7 (1.41%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.61%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Marathon
9 1 (0.20%) Mesos
9 1 (0.20%) Plesk
9 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (5.45%) Google
2 23 (4.65%) Adobe
3 17 (3.43%) New Relic
4 10 (2.02%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.02%) Oracle
4 10 (2.02%) Rackspace
4 10 (2.02%) SaltStack
5 8 (1.62%) Splunk
6 6 (1.21%) VMware
7 4 (0.81%) webMethods
8 3 (0.61%) Apigee
8 3 (0.61%) SAP
9 2 (0.40%) Panasonic
9 2 (0.40%) Sage
10 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.20%) Facebook
10 1 (0.20%) OpenText
10 1 (0.20%) Perforce
10 1 (0.20%) Sencha
10 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £401 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £445 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £475 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Contino Solutions Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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