The first table below looks at the demand for GIMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIMP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIMP
Rank 562 535 559
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +24
Contract jobs citing GIMP 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 0.061% 0.067% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £363 £308
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6506 6014 6971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.16% 12.91% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3621 3296 3654
Average daily rate £332 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 694 608 721
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.12 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
GIMP
UK

GIMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIMP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

GIMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GIMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIMP across the England region.

GIMP Daily Rate Trend in England

GIMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIMP across the England region.

GIMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

GIMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIMP within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 3 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
GIMP
UK

GIMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GIMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIMP.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) WCAG
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (50.00%) W3C
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Scilab
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) DOM
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) DHTML
2 2 (50.00%) PHP

GIMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GIMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) DOM
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Scilab
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle