Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 359 471
Rank change year-on-year -3 +112 +243
Contract jobs citing gulp 667 608 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.67% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.38% 3.85% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 452 343
UK median daily rate £450 £454 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.83% +10.00% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
UK median hourly rate £150.00 £30.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -9.09% -2.03%
10th Percentile £135.00 £30.00 £17.50
90th Percentile £165.00 £30.00 £80.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00

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 19,719 15,785 15,962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.71% 17.31% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,495 10,708 10,816
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £292
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 319 316
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.50 £23.95 £28.00
90th Percentile £65.68 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
% change year-on-year - +0.12% +13.20%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for gulp in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for gulp in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing gulp over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for gulp in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for gulp in the UK

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Top 15 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 21 June 2018. 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 -24 620 £468 +3.89% 242
London +2 384 £500 - 102
UK excluding London +1 275 £413 +3.13% 149
South East +9 73 £350 -21.79% 44
North of England -55 63 £388 +13.97% 50
Midlands -31 54 £413 +3.13% 28
East of England +12 37 £423 -0.59% 5
Scotland -21 37 £438 -27.08% 4
North West -33 37 £439 +25.29% 33
East Midlands -11 35 £413 +3.13% 13
Yorkshire -7 26 £363 +6.93% 12
West Midlands -22 19 £400 +14.29% 15
South West +3 10 £405 +29.60% 13
Wales -6 1 £175 -56.25% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £275 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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.

1 588 (88.16%) JavaScript
2 513 (76.91%) CSS
3 470 (70.46%) HTML
4 370 (55.47%) Grunt
5 364 (54.57%) AngularJS
6 346 (51.87%) HTML5
7 345 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
8 330 (49.48%) Git (software)
9 308 (46.18%) Sass
10 294 (44.08%) Front End Development
11 293 (43.93%) Node.js
12 278 (41.68%) CSS3
13 263 (39.43%) React
14 234 (35.08%) webpack
15 222 (33.28%) TDD
16 194 (29.09%) npm
17 169 (25.34%) jQuery
17 169 (25.34%) Java
18 156 (23.39%) DevOps
19 142 (21.29%) ES6
20 133 (19.94%) Redux
21 122 (18.29%) Jasmine
22 119 (17.84%) LESS
23 118 (17.69%) Docker
24 116 (17.39%) Unit Testing
25 113 (16.94%) Jenkins
26 109 (16.34%) TypeScript
27 105 (15.74%) User Experience
27 105 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
28 97 (14.54%) REST

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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 46 (6.90%) nginx
2 39 (5.85%) Tomcat
3 32 (4.80%) CMS
4 31 (4.65%) WordPress
5 30 (4.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 25 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (3.30%) Apache
8 20 (3.00%) Confluence
9 17 (2.55%) Umbraco
10 16 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 14 (2.10%) JBoss
12 11 (1.65%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.50%) Drupal
13 10 (1.50%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.50%) WebSphere
14 7 (1.05%) Joomla!
15 6 (0.90%) EPiServer
15 6 (0.90%) Predix
15 6 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (3.75%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (1.80%) Magento
2 6 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) RMDS
4 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 194 (29.09%) npm
2 94 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (5.70%) GitHub
4 32 (4.80%) PaaS
4 32 (4.80%) SaaS
5 31 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (3.15%) Heroku
7 18 (2.70%) IaaS
8 16 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (1.80%) Google Analytics
10 11 (1.65%) Yarn
11 4 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.45%) Firebase
13 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.30%) Office 365
13 2 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.65%) HTTP
2 35 (5.25%) SSL
3 32 (4.80%) TCP/IP
4 23 (3.45%) FTP
5 20 (3.00%) DNS
6 6 (0.90%) Internet
7 3 (0.45%) SMTP
8 1 (0.15%) DSL
8 1 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.15%) SMS
8 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 34 (5.10%) MySQL
4 29 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 26 (3.90%) SQL Server
6 22 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.65%) Big Data
9 7 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.90%) Redis
10 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.45%) Bigtable
12 3 (0.45%) MS Access
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.45%) SQLite
13 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 370 (55.47%) Grunt
2 330 (49.48%) Git (software)
3 234 (35.08%) webpack
4 122 (18.29%) Jasmine
5 113 (16.94%) Jenkins
6 92 (13.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 60 (9.00%) Cucumber
8 55 (8.25%) Gradle
8 55 (8.25%) Selenium
9 46 (6.90%) Maven
10 45 (6.75%) Bower
11 41 (6.15%) Mocha
12 39 (5.85%) Protractor
13 38 (5.70%) Babel
14 35 (5.25%) JUnit
15 33 (4.95%) JIRA
16 28 (4.20%) Gatling
17 27 (4.05%) GitLab
17 27 (4.05%) Subversion
18 26 (3.90%) SonarQube
General
1 55 (8.25%) Finance
2 51 (7.65%) Banking
3 25 (3.75%) Games
3 25 (3.75%) Retail
4 23 (3.45%) Marketing
5 20 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.50%) Advertising
7 9 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Front Office
11 2 (0.30%) Law
11 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 592 (88.76%) Developer
2 260 (38.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 170 (25.49%) JavaScript Developer
4 96 (14.39%) Angular Developer
5 82 (12.29%) UI Developer
6 80 (11.99%) React Developer
7 56 (8.40%) Java Developer
8 51 (7.65%) Full Stack Developer
9 49 (7.35%) HTML Developer
10 48 (7.20%) Web Developer
11 47 (7.05%) Senior Developer
12 41 (6.15%) Node.js Developer
13 36 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
14 28 (4.20%) HTML CSS Developer
15 24 (3.60%) Agile Developer
16 23 (3.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 22 (3.30%) PHP Developer
17 22 (3.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 20 (3.00%) Agile Java Developer
19 16 (2.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (76.91%) CSS
2 470 (70.46%) HTML
3 364 (54.57%) AngularJS
4 346 (51.87%) HTML5
5 308 (46.18%) Sass
6 293 (43.93%) Node.js
7 278 (41.68%) CSS3
8 263 (39.43%) React
9 169 (25.34%) jQuery
10 133 (19.94%) Redux
11 119 (17.84%) LESS
12 97 (14.54%) REST
13 83 (12.44%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 81 (12.14%) .NET
15 79 (11.84%) JSON
16 76 (11.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 75 (11.24%) RESTful
18 66 (9.90%) Ajax
18 66 (9.90%) Angular 2
19 55 (8.25%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 105 (15.74%) User Experience
2 56 (8.40%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.00%) Data Structures
4 20 (3.00%) Fintech
5 19 (2.85%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.95%) iPad
8 10 (1.50%) Equities
9 9 (1.35%) Blog
10 8 (1.20%) FMCG
10 8 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.05%) Derivative
11 7 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.05%) Marketing Technology
12 6 (0.90%) W3C
13 5 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (0.75%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.75%) Linux
2 20 (3.00%) Unix
3 14 (2.10%) Windows
4 12 (1.80%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.90%) Android
8 2 (0.30%) CentOS
8 2 (0.30%) Debian
8 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (44.08%) Front End Development
3 222 (33.28%) TDD
4 156 (23.39%) DevOps
5 116 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 105 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
7 94 (14.09%) Test Automation
8 92 (13.79%) Web Development
9 91 (13.64%) Microservices
10 86 (12.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 83 (12.44%) Scrum
12 81 (12.14%) MVC
13 76 (11.39%) BDD
14 74 (11.09%) Open Source
15 68 (10.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 48 (7.20%) OWASP
17 43 (6.45%) Software Engineering
18 41 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
19 40 (6.00%) E-Commerce
20 38 (5.70%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 588 (88.16%) JavaScript
2 169 (25.34%) Java
3 142 (21.29%) ES6
4 109 (16.34%) TypeScript
5 73 (10.94%) Python
6 54 (8.10%) Groovy
7 53 (7.95%) PHP
8 50 (7.50%) C#
9 37 (5.55%) Java 8
10 33 (4.95%) SQL
11 23 (3.45%) Scala
12 22 (3.30%) Shell Script
13 21 (3.15%) Ruby
14 18 (2.70%) Bash Shell
15 15 (2.25%) Perl
16 12 (1.80%) Haskell
17 9 (1.35%) ES7
18 8 (1.20%) ES8
19 7 (1.05%) C++
19 7 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 25 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.85%) Degree
4 8 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.05%) QA
2 12 (1.80%) WCAG
3 10 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.90%) WAI
5 5 (0.75%) MiFID
6 3 (0.45%) GCP
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (17.69%) Docker
2 29 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.75%) etcd
5 4 (0.60%) flannel
6 2 (0.30%) Varnish
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 73 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
2 61 (9.15%) Ansible
3 53 (7.95%) Puppet
4 21 (3.15%) Docker Swarm
5 20 (3.00%) Kubernetes
6 11 (1.65%) Grafana
6 11 (1.65%) Kibana
7 5 (0.75%) logstash
8 4 (0.60%) rkt
9 3 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.30%) Terraform
11 1 (0.15%) Consul
11 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.15%) Mesos
11 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (4.35%) Adobe
2 28 (4.20%) Google
3 25 (3.75%) Oracle
4 24 (3.60%) Microsoft
5 20 (3.00%) Perforce
6 13 (1.95%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.05%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.05%) IBM
7 7 (1.05%) Mapbox
8 6 (0.90%) Sencha
8 6 (0.90%) webMethods
9 5 (0.75%) Ab Initio
10 4 (0.60%) hybris
10 4 (0.60%) New Relic
10 4 (0.60%) Zend
11 3 (0.45%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.30%) Apple
12 2 (0.30%) Cisco
12 2 (0.30%) Twitter
12 2 (0.30%) Xamarin