Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GIMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIMP over the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 881 885
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 -33
Contract jobs citing GIMP 11 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.16% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +36.59% -15.70%
10th Percentile £344 £375 £279
90th Percentile £488 £600 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £348
% change year-on-year -9.38% +15.03% -15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GIMP is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8921 9635 11744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.80% 9.19% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5430 5645 6851
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £142 £150 £150
90th Percentile £556 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 947 1099
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.02% +2.54% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.13 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.60 £39.70 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.39% +4.38% -

GIMP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GIMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GIMP in the UK

GIMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIMP in the UK

GIMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIMP over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIMP in the UK

GIMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIMP.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIMP in the UK

GIMP
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIMP within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 11 £450 -7.69% 1
London -26 8 £450 -10.00% 1
UK excluding London +20 3 £363 -9.38%
West Midlands +29 1 - -
Midlands +29 1 - -
South East +2 1 £275 -31.25%
South West - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 with a requirement for GIMP.

1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (90.91%) React
2 10 (90.91%) Sass
2 10 (90.91%) HTML5
2 10 (90.91%) CSS3
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) Ajax
3 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (81.82%) LESS
3 9 (81.82%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 8 (72.73%) Wireframes
5 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
6 5 (45.45%) Backbone.js
6 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (45.45%) Node.js
6 5 (45.45%) SEO
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) Web Development
7 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (36.36%) Mercurial
8 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
8 3 (27.27%) MVC
8 3 (27.27%) PHP

GIMP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Mercurial
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Bower
3 2 (18.18%) Bundler
3 2 (18.18%) Grunt
3 2 (18.18%) gulp
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) webpack
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (45.45%) UI Developer
4 4 (36.36%) UI/UX Developer
4 4 (36.36%) UX Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile UI Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile UI/UX Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile UX Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Web Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Web UI Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Web UI/UX Developer
6 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) CSS3
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) HTML5
2 10 (90.91%) jQuery
2 10 (90.91%) React
2 10 (90.91%) Sass
3 9 (81.82%) Ajax
3 9 (81.82%) LESS
4 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (45.45%) Backbone.js
5 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (45.45%) Node.js
6 2 (18.18%) Durandal
6 2 (18.18%) Jinja
6 2 (18.18%) Redux
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) Flask
7 1 (9.09%) Pug
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 8 (72.73%) Wireframes
3 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
4 5 (45.45%) SEO
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (18.18%) Analytics
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 1 (9.09%) High Availability
8 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Online Marketing
8 1 (9.09%) Process Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker