Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for gulp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited gulp over the 6 months to 12 June 2021 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.

gulp.js
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 521 495 412
Rank change year-on-year -26 -83 -39
Contract jobs citing gulp 171 120 534
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 1.51% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 92 378
10th Percentile £363 £326 £323
25th Percentile £413 £367 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £700 £556 £575
90th Percentile £750 £636 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +3.13% -6.98% +7.50%

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10,706 7,973 18,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.46% 18.20% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,160 5,569 12,162
10th Percentile £350 £334 £333
25th Percentile £413 £411 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 110 262
10th Percentile £25.50 £19.23 £21.35
25th Percentile £40.00 £36.75 £36.69
Median hourly rate £47.88 £47.50 £44.92
Median % change year-on-year +0.79% +5.76% +5.68%
75th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £63.08 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.96 £44.50
% change year-on-year +3.36% +3.27% +4.71%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing gulp as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for gulp in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing gulp.

Daily rate trend for gulp in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing gulp over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for gulp in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing gulp.

Hourly rate trend for gulp in the UK

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Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing gulp within the UK over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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 -35 115 £513 +10.81% 97
Work from Home -196 81 £688 +25.00% 26
London -57 77 £550 +5.77% 38
UK excluding London -17 34 £413 +3.13% 62
North of England +14 8 £375 -30.23% 30
South East +12 8 £550 +15.79% 8
South West +19 7 £400 +11.11% 8
Scotland -33 7 £550 +57.14% 3
North West -2 5 £313 - 11
Midlands -31 4 £413 -5.71% 8
Yorkshire +13 3 £700 +44.33% 14
East Midlands -7 3 £413 -8.33% 4
West Midlands -18 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing gulp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for gulp.

1 97 (56.73%) JavaScript
1 97 (56.73%) Git (software)
2 90 (52.63%) Node.js
3 89 (52.05%) npm
4 87 (50.88%) Maven
5 83 (48.54%) DevOps
6 79 (46.20%) Jenkins
7 78 (45.61%) CSS
8 77 (45.03%) HTML
9 74 (43.27%) Java
10 72 (42.11%) Python
10 72 (42.11%) Open Source
10 72 (42.11%) Kubernetes
10 72 (42.11%) Terraform
11 66 (38.60%) Gradle
12 65 (38.01%) Ansible
13 61 (35.67%) Groovy
14 60 (35.09%) Opscode Chef
14 60 (35.09%) AngularJS
15 59 (34.50%) Travis CI
15 59 (34.50%) GCP
15 59 (34.50%) CircleCI
16 57 (33.33%) Mentoring
17 51 (29.82%) Sass
18 48 (28.07%) React
19 47 (27.49%) Google
20 45 (26.32%) webpack
21 41 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
22 38 (22.22%) Grunt
23 37 (21.64%) Front End Development

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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 31 (18.13%) nginx
2 12 (7.02%) WordPress
3 8 (4.68%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.51%) Apache
4 6 (3.51%) CMS
5 5 (2.92%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.92%) Drupal
6 4 (2.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Sketch
2 6 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (3.51%) InVision
3 3 (1.75%) Adobe XD
4 2 (1.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.85%) Magento
2 2 (1.17%) Shopify
3 1 (0.58%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 89 (52.05%) npm
2 59 (34.50%) GCP
3 32 (18.71%) AWS
4 31 (18.13%) Azure
5 24 (14.04%) dbt
6 12 (7.02%) Kong
7 9 (5.26%) PaaS
8 8 (4.68%) Amazon EKS
8 8 (4.68%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (4.68%) GitHub
8 8 (4.68%) IaaS
9 5 (2.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (2.92%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (2.92%) CloudFront
10 4 (2.34%) Yarn
11 3 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.75%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.75%) Serverless
12 2 (1.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) Internet
2 5 (2.92%) HTTP
2 5 (2.92%) SSL
3 2 (1.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.04%) BigQuery
2 19 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 18 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 17 (9.94%) MySQL
5 14 (8.19%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.92%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.92%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (2.92%) Spark SQL
8 3 (1.75%) Big Data
8 3 (1.75%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.75%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.17%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.17%) Redis
9 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 97 (56.73%) Git (software)
2 87 (50.88%) Maven
3 79 (46.20%) Jenkins
4 66 (38.60%) Gradle
5 59 (34.50%) CircleCI
5 59 (34.50%) Travis CI
6 45 (26.32%) webpack
7 38 (22.22%) Grunt
8 24 (14.04%) Jasmine
9 17 (9.94%) GitLab
9 17 (9.94%) SonarQube
10 15 (8.77%) Artifactory
10 15 (8.77%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (7.02%) Mocha
11 12 (7.02%) TeamCity
12 11 (6.43%) Bitbucket
13 9 (5.26%) Subversion
14 8 (4.68%) JIRA
15 5 (2.92%) JUnit
15 5 (2.92%) Protractor
General
1 18 (10.53%) Social Skills
2 17 (9.94%) Finance
3 16 (9.36%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.09%) Banking
5 6 (3.51%) Marketing
6 2 (1.17%) Law
6 2 (1.17%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.58%) Front Office
7 1 (0.58%) Police
Job Titles
1 91 (53.22%) Developer
2 60 (35.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (19.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 20 (11.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 17 (9.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.26%) AWS Developer
8 9 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 8 (4.68%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (4.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) HTML Developer
10 7 (4.09%) React Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Angular Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.92%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (52.63%) Node.js
2 78 (45.61%) CSS
3 77 (45.03%) HTML
4 60 (35.09%) AngularJS
5 51 (29.82%) Sass
6 48 (28.07%) React
7 36 (21.05%) HTML5
8 31 (18.13%) jQuery
9 25 (14.62%) Spring
10 24 (14.04%) CSS3
11 23 (13.45%) REST
12 21 (12.28%) Spring Boot
13 19 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (10.53%) Express
14 18 (10.53%) Hibernate
14 18 (10.53%) Redux
14 18 (10.53%) Web Services
15 17 (9.94%) Kafka
16 16 (9.36%) Ajax
16 16 (9.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.30%) User Experience
2 7 (4.09%) Cloud Native
3 6 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.34%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.34%) W3C
6 3 (1.75%) iPad
6 3 (1.75%) SCORM
6 3 (1.75%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) Animation
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.85%) Unix
2 9 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (1.75%) Mac OS
3 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (48.54%) DevOps
2 72 (42.11%) Open Source
3 57 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 41 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (21.64%) Front End Development
6 34 (19.88%) Microservices
7 28 (16.37%) TDD
8 23 (13.45%) Software Engineering
9 22 (12.87%) Web Development
10 17 (9.94%) E-Commerce
10 17 (9.94%) MVC
10 17 (9.94%) Test Automation
11 16 (9.36%) BDD
12 15 (8.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 14 (8.19%) SEO
13 14 (8.19%) Technical Leadership
14 13 (7.60%) Operational Stability
14 13 (7.60%) Unit Testing
15 12 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (6.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 97 (56.73%) JavaScript
2 74 (43.27%) Java
3 72 (42.11%) Python
4 61 (35.67%) Groovy
5 35 (20.47%) TypeScript
6 30 (17.54%) SQL
7 21 (12.28%) ES6
8 18 (10.53%) PHP
9 7 (4.09%) C#
9 7 (4.09%) ES7
9 7 (4.09%) Ruby
9 7 (4.09%) Scala
10 6 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.34%) Java 8
13 3 (1.75%) JSX
14 2 (1.17%) Go
14 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.58%) Ada
15 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (1.75%) Degree
1 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.54%) Accessibility
2 7 (4.09%) WCAG
3 2 (1.17%) WAI
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 34 (19.88%) Virtual Machines
2 23 (13.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 72 (42.11%) Kubernetes
1 72 (42.11%) Terraform
2 65 (38.01%) Ansible
3 60 (35.09%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (14.04%) Argo
5 15 (8.77%) Istio
6 2 (1.17%) Grafana
6 2 (1.17%) Kustomize
6 2 (1.17%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.17%) Rancher
7 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 47 (27.49%) Google
2 10 (5.85%) Adobe
3 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.34%) New Relic
5 1 (0.58%) Facebook