The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 268 260
Contract jobs citing GIMP 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.022% 0.032%
As % of the Applications category - 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £263
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 the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 796 921 1153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.26% 10.24% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 479 544
Median daily rate £350 £330 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 103 133
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.51 £33.50 £22.50
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

GIMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIMP in the South East