Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GIMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIMP over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GIMP
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 805 848
Rank change year-on-year -20 +43 -10
Contract jobs citing GIMP 18 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Applications category 0.22% 0.15% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
England median daily rate £425 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -16.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £325
90th Percentile £475 £384 £434
UK median daily rate £425 £313 £375
% change year-on-year +36.00% -16.67% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

GIMP is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8,250 8,002 9,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.84% 8.99% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,104 4,771 5,862
England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £155
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 796 941
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +1.59% +5.47%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £37.35 £40.50 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.61% -3.13% +7.93%

GIMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GIMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GIMP in England

GIMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIMP in England

GIMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIMP in England over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIMP in England

GIMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIMP in England

GIMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIMP within the England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -53 7 £450 +100.00% 2
Midlands - 6 £450 -
West Midlands - 6 £450 -
South East -10 2 £350 -12.50% 4
South West - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
East of England - 1 £425 - 2
North of England - 1 £325 - 2
GIMP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GIMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for GIMP.

1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 18 (100.00%) User Experience
2 17 (94.44%) AngularJS
3 16 (88.89%) Sass
3 16 (88.89%) HTML5
3 16 (88.89%) CSS3
3 16 (88.89%) CSS
3 16 (88.89%) HTML
3 16 (88.89%) jQuery
3 16 (88.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 15 (83.33%) Ajax
4 15 (83.33%) React
5 14 (77.78%) LESS
6 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
7 9 (50.00%) Wireframes
8 7 (38.89%) Java
8 7 (38.89%) SEO
8 7 (38.89%) Backbone.js
8 7 (38.89%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (38.89%) Node.js
8 7 (38.89%) Durandal
9 6 (33.33%) Web Development
9 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
10 5 (27.78%) TDD
10 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (22.22%) Web Services
11 4 (22.22%) Scrum
11 4 (22.22%) Finance

GIMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) Mocha
3 3 (16.67%) webpack
4 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.56%) Grunt
5 1 (5.56%) gulp
5 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) UI Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (38.89%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (38.89%) HTML Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Angular Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
6 4 (22.22%) UI/UX Developer
6 4 (22.22%) UX Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile UI Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile UI/UX Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile UX Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile Web Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Web UI Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) AngularJS
2 16 (88.89%) CSS
2 16 (88.89%) CSS3
2 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 16 (88.89%) HTML5
2 16 (88.89%) jQuery
2 16 (88.89%) Sass
3 15 (83.33%) Ajax
3 15 (83.33%) React
4 14 (77.78%) LESS
5 7 (38.89%) Backbone.js
5 7 (38.89%) Durandal
5 7 (38.89%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (38.89%) Node.js
6 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) RESTful
9 2 (11.11%) Angular 2
9 2 (11.11%) Chai
9 2 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 9 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 7 (38.89%) SEO
4 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 6 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Inspection
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) OOP
8 2 (11.11%) UML
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
9 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing
9 1 (5.56%) Product Management
9 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) ES6
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker