Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 198 170
Rank change year-on-year +23 -28 +9
Contract jobs citing Grunt 8 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 1.49% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.75% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £225 £210 £213
90th Percentile £520 £455 £415
England median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £23.87

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 708 941 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.88% 15.24% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 523 251
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £156
90th Percentile £560 £500 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 27
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.49%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £18.80
90th Percentile £45.25 £41.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Grunt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in the West Midlands

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Grunt in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Grunt in the West Midlands

Grunt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grunt in the West Midlands

Grunt
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grunt within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Shropshire +20 4 £494 +4.03%
Birmingham 0 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 7 (87.50%) gulp
2 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Google
5 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) nginx
5 3 (37.50%) Haskell
5 3 (37.50%) Scala
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Groovy
5 3 (37.50%) Servlets
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux

Grunt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (37.50%) nginx
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
1 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) gulp
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (37.50%) Ant
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) Gatling
3 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Sublime Text
4 1 (12.50%) Babel
4 1 (12.50%) Bower
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Mocha
4 1 (12.50%) Protractor
4 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Scala Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) Chai
6 1 (12.50%) Google Maps API
6 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
6 1 (12.50%) Laravel
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
6 1 (12.50%) React
6 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Animation
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
2 3 (37.50%) Haskell
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Grafana
1 3 (37.50%) Kibana
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods