The table below looks at the statistics for GIMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIMP over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIMP
Rank 647 641 597
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -44
Contract jobs citing GIMP 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Applications category 0.15% 0.12% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £263 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5810 6740 6867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.65% 12.21% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3501 3680 3664
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 685 716
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £34.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

GIMP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GIMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIMP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

GIMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIMP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 9 £450 +71.42% 4
London -9 7 £450 - 1
City of London - 3 £438 - 1
South East -1 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -

GIMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GIMP.

1 15 (93.75%) User Experience
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) Photoshop
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
3 13 (81.25%) jQuery
4 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (75.00%) CSS3
5 10 (62.50%) HTML5
6 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
7 8 (50.00%) Wireframes
7 8 (50.00%) SEO
8 7 (43.75%) Ajax
8 7 (43.75%) Web Development
8 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (43.75%) Sass
9 6 (37.50%) LESS
9 6 (37.50%) Ember.js
9 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
9 6 (37.50%) React
9 6 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (31.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
11 4 (25.00%) Open Source
11 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (25.00%) Subversion
11 4 (25.00%) Adobe
11 4 (25.00%) PHP
11 4 (25.00%) Linux
12 3 (18.75%) .NET

GIMP
Top Related IT Skills 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 (18.75%) CMS
1 3 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (12.50%) concrete5
2 2 (12.50%) Drupal
2 2 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 2 (12.50%) WordPress
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (12.50%) 3ds Max
3 2 (12.50%) Acrobat
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) Grunt
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (25.00%) HTML Developer
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Designer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Designer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 1 (6.25%) UI Designer
8 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) CSS
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) jQuery
3 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (75.00%) CSS3
4 10 (62.50%) HTML5
5 7 (43.75%) Ajax
5 7 (43.75%) Sass
5 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
6 6 (37.50%) Ember.js
6 6 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (37.50%) LESS
6 6 (37.50%) React
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) D3.js
7 3 (18.75%) Durandal
7 3 (18.75%) JSON
8 2 (12.50%) Marmalade SDK
8 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Animation
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) SEO
1 8 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 7 (43.75%) Web Development
3 5 (31.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Android Development
6 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) 3D Animation
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile First
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 2 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (18.75%) EPiServer
2 3 (18.75%) Sitecore
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Twitter
3 2 (12.50%) Zend
4 1 (6.25%) VMware