Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 525 501 447
Rank change year-on-year -24 -54 -65
Contract jobs citing Grunt 95 378 528
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 2.07% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 241 386
Median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% - -
10th Percentile £310 £313 £319
90th Percentile £620 £581 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £410
% change year-on-year - -8.54% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -76.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 8,129 18,246 19,763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.98% 20.29% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,332 12,113 13,546
Median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £326 £332 £315
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 288 229
Median hourly rate £38.25 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.05% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £19.64 £23.78 £27.30
90th Percentile £59.20 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £37.88 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.93% +2.35% -

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Grunt as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in the UK

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Grunt.

Daily rate trend for Grunt in the UK

Grunt
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Grunt over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Grunt in the UK

Grunt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Grunt.

Hourly rate trend for Grunt in the UK

Grunt
Top 12 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 3 June 2020. 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 -35 67 £450 - 31
UK excluding London +82 52 £375 - 12
London +5 39 £550 +11.39% 19
Scotland +60 23 £350 -22.22%
Midlands +87 12 £425 +4.94% 1
East Midlands +48 9 £438 +16.28%
South West +56 8 £350 -9.09% 1
East of England +32 4 - - 1
South East +79 3 £453 +20.70% 6
West Midlands +63 3 £369 -13.24% 1
Work from Home +1 2 £325 -7.14% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £451 -

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 79 (83.16%) CSS
2 72 (75.79%) JavaScript
3 68 (71.58%) HTML
4 65 (68.42%) gulp
5 63 (66.32%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (58.95%) Git (software)
6 56 (58.95%) AngularJS
7 55 (57.89%) Sass
8 41 (43.16%) React
8 41 (43.16%) Front End Development
9 38 (40.00%) HTML5
10 37 (38.95%) Node.js
11 34 (35.79%) webpack
12 33 (34.74%) DevOps
13 31 (32.63%) CSS3
13 31 (32.63%) jQuery
14 27 (28.42%) Java
14 27 (28.42%) Test Automation
14 27 (28.42%) npm
15 26 (27.37%) User Experience
16 24 (25.26%) WCAG
17 22 (23.16%) Public Sector
18 20 (21.05%) Vue.js
18 20 (21.05%) LESS
19 18 (18.95%) Jasmine
19 18 (18.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 17 (17.89%) Redux
21 16 (16.84%) Microservices
21 16 (16.84%) Scrum
21 16 (16.84%) MVC

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 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.32%) ArcGIS
3 5 (5.26%) CMS
3 5 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.21%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.21%) WordPress
5 3 (3.16%) Drupal
5 3 (3.16%) nginx
5 3 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Sketch
2 10 (10.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Magento
2 6 (6.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.42%) npm
2 12 (12.63%) Azure
3 6 (6.32%) Yarn
4 5 (5.26%) SaaS
5 4 (4.21%) AWS
5 4 (4.21%) IaaS
5 4 (4.21%) PaaS
6 3 (3.16%) GitHub
6 3 (3.16%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.11%) Apigee
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.05%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) HTTP
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) SSL
2 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) GIS
2 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.32%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (6.32%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.16%) DB2
5 3 (3.16%) MySQL
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (68.42%) gulp
2 56 (58.95%) Git (software)
3 34 (35.79%) webpack
4 18 (18.95%) Jasmine
5 15 (15.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 14 (14.74%) Bower
7 12 (12.63%) git-flow
8 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
8 10 (10.53%) Selenium
9 8 (8.42%) JIRA
9 8 (8.42%) Subversion
10 7 (7.37%) Cucumber
11 5 (5.26%) Gradle
11 5 (5.26%) JUnit
11 5 (5.26%) Maven
12 3 (3.16%) Ant
12 3 (3.16%) Bitbucket
12 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
12 3 (3.16%) IntelliJ
12 3 (3.16%) Sublime Text
General
1 22 (23.16%) Public Sector
2 7 (7.37%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Games
4 5 (5.26%) Banking
5 3 (3.16%) Publishing
6 2 (2.11%) Law
6 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (73.68%) Developer
2 24 (25.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (16.84%) Designer
3 16 (16.84%) UI Designer
4 12 (12.63%) UI Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Web Developer
5 11 (11.58%) Angular Developer
5 11 (11.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.42%) React Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Interface Designer
8 7 (7.37%) Web Applications Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Applications Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Architect
11 4 (4.21%) HTML Developer
12 3 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (3.16%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (83.16%) CSS
2 68 (71.58%) HTML
3 56 (58.95%) AngularJS
4 55 (57.89%) Sass
5 41 (43.16%) React
6 38 (40.00%) HTML5
7 37 (38.95%) Node.js
8 31 (32.63%) CSS3
8 31 (32.63%) jQuery
9 20 (21.05%) LESS
9 20 (21.05%) Vue.js
10 18 (18.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (17.89%) Redux
12 13 (13.68%) RESTful
13 12 (12.63%) Semantic HTML
14 10 (10.53%) OpenID
14 10 (10.53%) Spring
15 9 (9.47%) JSP
15 9 (9.47%) REST
16 8 (8.42%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) User Experience
2 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.53%) W3C
4 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.21%) Derivative
5 4 (4.21%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.11%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.05%) RIA
8 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.05%) Social Media
8 1 (1.05%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.47%) Linux
2 4 (4.21%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (66.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.16%) Front End Development
3 33 (34.74%) DevOps
4 27 (28.42%) Test Automation
5 16 (16.84%) Microservices
5 16 (16.84%) MVC
5 16 (16.84%) Scrum
6 15 (15.79%) Web Accessibility
7 14 (14.74%) Project Delivery
8 13 (13.68%) OO
9 12 (12.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.58%) Workflow
11 10 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 10 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (10.53%) Functional Programming
11 10 (10.53%) Kanban
11 10 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (9.47%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 72 (75.79%) JavaScript
2 27 (28.42%) Java
3 15 (15.79%) ES6
3 15 (15.79%) TypeScript
4 9 (9.47%) Python
5 5 (5.26%) C#
6 4 (4.21%) PHP
7 3 (3.16%) Groovy
7 3 (3.16%) Haskell
7 3 (3.16%) Java 8
7 3 (3.16%) Perl
7 3 (3.16%) Ruby
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) SQL
9 1 (1.05%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.05%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.05%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.26%) WCAG
2 9 (9.47%) WAI
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Ansible
1 4 (4.21%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.16%) Grafana
2 3 (3.16%) Kibana
3 2 (2.11%) Istio
4 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle
2 6 (6.32%) ESRI
2 6 (6.32%) hybris
2 6 (6.32%) IBM
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (3.16%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.05%) Ariba
5 1 (1.05%) Capita
5 1 (1.05%) Facebook
5 1 (1.05%) OutSystems
5 1 (1.05%) Perforce
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) Twitter
5 1 (1.05%) Xamarin