The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 June 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 419 420
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing GIMP 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.037% 0.013%
As % of the Applications category 0.18% 0.41% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £263
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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1688 1950 2474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 8.16% 9.01% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1395 1615
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 140
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

GIMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

GIMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIMP in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for GIMP.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) React
2 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) Sass
3 4 (66.67%) LESS
3 4 (66.67%) Mercurial
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (33.33%) webpack
5 2 (33.33%) ES6
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js

GIMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (16.67%) Umbraco
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Mercurial
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) webpack
5 1 (16.67%) Bower
5 1 (16.67%) Bundler
5 1 (16.67%) Grunt
5 1 (16.67%) gulp
5 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) UI Architect
2 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) React
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) LESS
2 4 (66.67%) Sass
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
5 1 (16.67%) Jinja
5 1 (16.67%) Redux
5 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Inspection
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) ES6
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA