The table below looks at the statistics for GIMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIMP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIMP
Rank 279 259 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing GIMP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.010% -
As % of the Applications category 0.16% 0.067% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GIMP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1218 1483 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.65% 14.90% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 720 648
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £183 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 128 156
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £32.83 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

GIMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GIMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GIMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GIMP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

GIMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Middlesex -4 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
GIMP
England

GIMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Joomla!
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Zend
4 2 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (40.00%) Drupal
4 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) concrete5
4 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (40.00%) D3.js
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (40.00%) Sass

GIMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) concrete5
1 2 (40.00%) Drupal
1 2 (40.00%) ExpressionEngine
1 2 (40.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) 3ds Max
2 2 (40.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Grunt
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (40.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (40.00%) D3.js
3 2 (40.00%) Flash
3 2 (40.00%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (40.00%) Laravel
3 2 (40.00%) MooTools
3 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Android Development
1 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (40.00%) SEO
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter
2 2 (40.00%) Zend
3 1 (20.00%) VMware