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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIMP
Rank 611 584 570
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs citing GIMP 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Applications category 0.013% 0.045% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
7503 6670 6767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.74% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4215 3638 3436
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £145 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 771 653 729
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £26.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 8 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 31 October 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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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
London +6 1 - -
England -37 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

GIMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) GitHub
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (40.00%) Scilab
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (40.00%) WCAG
4 2 (40.00%) MS Access
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) W3C
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) .NET

GIMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (20.00%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) DHTML
4 2 (40.00%) Scilab
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) DOM
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) JRuby
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) W3C
2 1 (20.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Podcast
2 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe