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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIMP
UK
Rank 605 636 618
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18  
Contract jobs citing GIMP 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Applications category 0.082% 0.087% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £275 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -6.25%  
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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4868 5755 6477
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.88% 10.81% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2881 3427 3553
Median daily rate £350 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 481 630
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.53 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

GIMP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIMP in the UK

GIMP
Top 4 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 4 £275 -26.66% 1
London +31 3 £225 -47.05%
Manchester - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £325 -

GIMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for GIMP.

1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) HTML5
2 10 (83.33%) User Experience
3 9 (75.00%) CSS3
3 9 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (75.00%) Photoshop
3 9 (75.00%) PHP
4 8 (66.67%) Front End Development
5 7 (58.33%) React
5 7 (58.33%) Sass
5 7 (58.33%) LESS
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
6 6 (50.00%) Subversion
6 6 (50.00%) Ajax
6 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (50.00%) Backbone.js
6 6 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 5 (41.67%) Analytics
7 5 (41.67%) Web Development
7 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (25.00%) Data Visualisation

GIMP
Top Related 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 (8.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 6 (50.00%) HTML Developer
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Angular Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Designer
6 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Architect
7 1 (8.33%) Creative Designer
7 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
7 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) HTML5
1 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) CSS3
2 9 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (58.33%) LESS
3 7 (58.33%) React
3 7 (58.33%) Sass
4 6 (50.00%) Ajax
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 6 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 6 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Typography
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) ES6
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle