The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIMP
South East / Middlesex
Rank - 21 19
Contract jobs citing GIMP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 0.63% 1.90%
As % of the Applications category - 5.00% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £400
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 Middlesex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 16 20 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 12.21% 12.58% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 17
Median daily rate £375 £357 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £440 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

GIMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

GIMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIMP in Middlesex