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 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 264 268
Contract jobs citing GIMP 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.032% 0.030%
As % of the Applications category - 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
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 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 980 1120 1479
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.51% 12.07% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 603 735
Median daily rate £350 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 106 117
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.92 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £43.00 £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 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

GIMP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for GIMP.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) LESS

GIMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Dashboard Development
1 3 (75.00%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
1 3 (75.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle