The table below looks at the statistics for GIMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIMP over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIMP
Rank 616 593 577
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -16
Contract jobs citing GIMP 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.054% 0.13% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £350 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 -
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5602 6062 6456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.89% 11.97% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 3453 3401
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 573 631
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.51 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

GIMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GIMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GIMP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GIMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GIMP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GIMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GIMP
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIMP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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
South East -2 3 £350 -15.15% 1
England -5 3 £350 -15.15% 3
East Sussex - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -

GIMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Statistics
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe
4 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
4 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 3 (42.86%) MooTools
5 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
5 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Magento

GIMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) concrete5
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
1 2 (28.57%) ExpressionEngine
1 2 (28.57%) Joomla!
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) 3ds Max
2 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (57.14%) Web Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Developer
6 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
6 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
6 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) MooTools
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (28.57%) D3.js
5 2 (28.57%) Flash
5 2 (28.57%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) Laravel
5 2 (28.57%) Marmalade SDK
5 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
5 2 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Statistics
2 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
4 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 2 (28.57%) Zend
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter
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