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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 621 601
Rank change year-on-year +48 -20  
Contract jobs citing GIMP 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Applications category 0.090% 0.093% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £275 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GIMP is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4431 5356 5934
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.62% 10.78% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3226 3256
Median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 454 592
Median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £10.50 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.80 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

GIMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing GIMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
London +32 3 £225 -47.05% 1
North West - 1 £325 -
GIMP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for GIMP.

1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) HTML5
2 10 (83.33%) User Experience
3 9 (75.00%) CSS3
3 9 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (75.00%) Photoshop
3 9 (75.00%) PHP
4 8 (66.67%) Front End Development
5 7 (58.33%) React
5 7 (58.33%) Sass
5 7 (58.33%) LESS
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
6 6 (50.00%) Subversion
6 6 (50.00%) Ajax
6 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (50.00%) Backbone.js
6 6 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 5 (41.67%) Analytics
7 5 (41.67%) Web Development
7 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (25.00%) Data Visualisation

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 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 6 (50.00%) HTML Developer
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Angular Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Designer
6 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Architect
7 1 (8.33%) Creative Designer
7 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
7 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) HTML5
1 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) CSS3
2 9 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (58.33%) LESS
3 7 (58.33%) React
3 7 (58.33%) Sass
4 6 (50.00%) Ajax
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 6 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 6 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Typography
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) ES6
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle