Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 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.

gulp.js
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 424 695
Rank change year-on-year +86 +271 +131
Contract jobs citing gulp 712 571 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.02% 3.32% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 424 172
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +9.27% -16.11%
10th Percentile £310 £306 £269
90th Percentile £575 £538 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - £22.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 17699 17215 15735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.18% 16.14% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12144 11714 10365
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 260 318
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% +1.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £24.00 £23.23
90th Percentile £61.69 £52.63 £47.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £38.77
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.40% +3.39%

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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 24 September 2017.

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 14 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 24 September 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 +79 652 £450 +9.09% 66
London -8 380 £500 +14.29% 32
UK excluding London +167 323 £400 +5.26% 37
North of England +94 89 £369 -4.84% 18
South East +66 76 £425 +14.86% 9
North West +63 68 £375 -3.23% 7
Midlands +35 58 £413 +10.00% 2
Scotland +61 45 £500 +12.68% 2
East Midlands -1 41 £413 +10.00% 1
East of England +19 34 £425 +17.24% 3
Yorkshire +33 21 £355 -5.33% 11
West Midlands +42 18 £300 -30.23% 1
South West +15 13 £325 -10.34% 2
Wales - 12 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing gulp 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 gulp.

1 638 (89.61%) JavaScript
2 614 (86.24%) CSS
3 562 (78.93%) HTML
4 438 (61.52%) Grunt
5 432 (60.67%) HTML5
6 409 (57.44%) AngularJS
7 398 (55.90%) Agile Software Development
8 384 (53.93%) Git (software)
9 360 (50.56%) CSS3
10 344 (48.31%) Sass
11 339 (47.61%) Node.js
12 320 (44.94%) Front End Development
13 305 (42.84%) React
14 302 (42.42%) TDD
15 216 (30.34%) jQuery
16 184 (25.84%) webpack
17 172 (24.16%) User Experience
18 170 (23.88%) npm
19 161 (22.61%) Test Automation
20 160 (22.47%) Jasmine
21 159 (22.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 158 (22.19%) Scrum
22 158 (22.19%) Java
23 149 (20.93%) MVC
24 148 (20.79%) LESS
25 138 (19.38%) BDD
26 129 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
27 127 (17.84%) .NET
28 125 (17.56%) Web Development
29 120 (16.85%) Responsive Web Design

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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 45 (6.32%) nginx
2 37 (5.20%) CMS
3 27 (3.79%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (3.09%) WordPress
5 21 (2.95%) EPiServer
6 20 (2.81%) JBoss
7 19 (2.67%) Apache
8 15 (2.11%) Confluence
9 13 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.83%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.69%) Drupal
11 11 (1.54%) IIS
11 11 (1.54%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.40%) WebSphere
13 9 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (1.26%) Umbraco
14 8 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 49 (6.88%) Photoshop
2 31 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.28%) GIMP
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Magento
2 5 (0.70%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (0.56%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.56%) RMDS
3 4 (0.56%) Shopify
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 170 (23.88%) npm
2 92 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (6.04%) GitHub
5 23 (3.23%) PaaS
6 22 (3.09%) SaaS
7 13 (1.83%) Yarn
8 11 (1.54%) Firebase
9 9 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.12%) Google Analytics
10 8 (1.12%) IaaS
11 7 (0.98%) Office 365
12 6 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.70%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.56%) Bluemix
14 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.49%) HTTP
2 10 (1.40%) SSL
3 8 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.98%) Internet
5 2 (0.28%) DNS
5 2 (0.28%) FTP
5 2 (0.28%) SMTP
5 2 (0.28%) SSH
5 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.67%) MongoDB
2 51 (7.16%) NoSQL
3 39 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 35 (4.92%) MySQL
5 16 (2.25%) Big Data
6 9 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.70%) MS Access
8 5 (0.70%) SQLite
9 4 (0.56%) Couchbase
9 4 (0.56%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (0.56%) QlikView
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.28%) Redis
11 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 438 (61.52%) Grunt
2 384 (53.93%) Git (software)
3 184 (25.84%) webpack
4 160 (22.47%) Jasmine
5 108 (15.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 93 (13.06%) Bower
7 85 (11.94%) Mocha
8 83 (11.66%) Selenium
9 82 (11.52%) Jenkins
10 57 (8.01%) Bitbucket
11 56 (7.87%) Protractor
12 55 (7.72%) Subversion
13 49 (6.88%) Cucumber
14 48 (6.74%) IntelliJ
15 42 (5.90%) Maven
16 40 (5.62%) WebDriver
17 38 (5.34%) Babel
18 34 (4.78%) Gradle
18 34 (4.78%) JIRA
19 31 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (12.08%) Finance
2 33 (4.63%) Marketing
3 25 (3.51%) Banking
4 23 (3.23%) Retail
5 16 (2.25%) Front Office
5 16 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.69%) Games
8 7 (0.98%) Advertising
9 6 (0.84%) Electronics
9 6 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.84%) Publishing
10 4 (0.56%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 625 (87.78%) Developer
2 237 (33.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 184 (25.84%) JavaScript Developer
4 101 (14.19%) Angular Developer
5 70 (9.83%) Full Stack Developer
6 68 (9.55%) HTML Developer
7 66 (9.27%) UI Developer
8 59 (8.29%) Java Developer
8 59 (8.29%) Node.js Developer
9 49 (6.88%) HTML CSS Developer
10 44 (6.18%) Senior Developer
11 32 (4.49%) .NET Developer
11 32 (4.49%) Web Developer
12 27 (3.79%) Architect
13 25 (3.51%) C# Developer
14 21 (2.95%) PHP Developer
15 20 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
15 20 (2.81%) Lead Developer
16 18 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
17 17 (2.39%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (86.24%) CSS
2 562 (78.93%) HTML
3 432 (60.67%) HTML5
4 409 (57.44%) AngularJS
5 360 (50.56%) CSS3
6 344 (48.31%) Sass
7 339 (47.61%) Node.js
8 305 (42.84%) React
9 216 (30.34%) jQuery
10 159 (22.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 148 (20.79%) LESS
12 127 (17.84%) .NET
13 110 (15.45%) Web Services
14 108 (15.17%) JSON
15 94 (13.20%) Redux
16 91 (12.78%) RESTful
17 87 (12.22%) Angular 2
17 87 (12.22%) REST
18 71 (9.97%) ASP.NET
19 59 (8.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 172 (24.16%) User Experience
2 42 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 29 (4.07%) W3C
4 19 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.11%) Virtual Team
6 13 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.26%) Animation
8 8 (1.12%) Fintech
9 7 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.84%) Streaming Video
11 5 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (0.70%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.56%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.56%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.56%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.56%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.56%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.44%) Linux
2 32 (4.49%) Unix
3 16 (2.25%) Windows
4 13 (1.83%) Android
5 9 (1.26%) Mac OS X
5 9 (1.26%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.84%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (55.90%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (44.94%) Front End Development
3 302 (42.42%) TDD
4 161 (22.61%) Test Automation
5 158 (22.19%) Scrum
6 149 (20.93%) MVC
7 138 (19.38%) BDD
8 129 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
9 125 (17.56%) Web Development
10 120 (16.85%) Responsive Web Design
11 119 (16.71%) Unit Testing
12 104 (14.61%) OO
13 100 (14.04%) DevOps
14 61 (8.57%) Mobile First
14 61 (8.57%) Pair Programming
15 58 (8.15%) SOA
15 58 (8.15%) Software Engineering
16 56 (7.87%) Kanban
16 56 (7.87%) Refactoring
17 54 (7.58%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 638 (89.61%) JavaScript
2 158 (22.19%) Java
3 117 (16.43%) ES6
4 107 (15.03%) C#
5 101 (14.19%) TypeScript
6 70 (9.83%) Python
7 60 (8.43%) Groovy
8 59 (8.29%) SQL
9 57 (8.01%) PHP
10 41 (5.76%) ECMAScript
11 30 (4.21%) Shell Script
12 29 (4.07%) Scala
13 22 (3.09%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.53%) Ruby
15 17 (2.39%) C++
16 11 (1.54%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.12%) Haskell
17 8 (1.12%) Perl
18 6 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
18 6 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (2.81%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.53%) Degree
2 18 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.84%) OCPJP
4 5 (0.70%) MCTS
4 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.87%) QA
2 21 (2.95%) WCAG
3 20 (2.81%) WAI
4 3 (0.42%) SLA
5 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (7.72%) Docker
2 18 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 38 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (4.78%) Ansible
3 32 (4.49%) Puppet
4 19 (2.67%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.12%) Grafana
5 8 (1.12%) Kibana
6 4 (0.56%) Terraform
7 2 (0.28%) cPanel
7 2 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) logstash
8 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 35 (4.92%) New Relic
2 31 (4.35%) Google
3 26 (3.65%) Adobe
4 22 (3.09%) Microsoft
5 14 (1.97%) Oracle
6 13 (1.83%) Perforce
7 10 (1.40%) Sitecore
8 7 (0.98%) Zend
9 6 (0.84%) SAP
9 6 (0.84%) webMethods
10 4 (0.56%) IBM
10 4 (0.56%) Marketo
11 3 (0.42%) F5
12 2 (0.28%) Cisco
12 2 (0.28%) Sage
12 2 (0.28%) Twitter
13 1 (0.14%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.14%) Apple
13 1 (0.14%) Panasonic
13 1 (0.14%) Xerox