Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 431 455 360
Rank change year-on-year +24 -95 -6
Contract jobs citing gulp 119 448 743
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.49% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 2.57% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 314 599
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £675 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £443 £413
% change year-on-year +7.34% +7.27% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -76.67% +400.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,284 17,401 21,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.95% 18.97% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,058 11,350 14,478
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +5.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 291 222
Median hourly rate £44.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.53% +3.03%
10th Percentile £23.35 £24.00 £26.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% +2.98% -1.18%

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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 10 August 2020.

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 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 10 August 2020. 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 +37 107 £495 +4.21% 36
London +48 66 £520 +4.00% 9
UK excluding London +82 43 £475 +7.34% 28
Work from Home +2 23 £550 +57.14% 2
North of England +90 21 £525 +12.60% 8
North West +63 16 £525 +10.53% 6
South East +113 10 £475 +7.34% 5
Midlands +73 4 £438 -2.78% 6
East of England +68 4 £363 - 2
North East +41 4 £525 +50.00% 1
East Midlands +57 3 £525 +23.53% 2
South West +79 2 £373 +6.43% 6
Scotland +68 2 £338 -20.59%
Yorkshire +71 1 £495 +7.03% 1
West Midlands +53 1 £350 -22.22% 4

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 89 (74.79%) CSS
2 87 (73.11%) HTML
2 87 (73.11%) Git (software)
3 84 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 76 (63.87%) Node.js
5 67 (56.30%) Grunt
5 67 (56.30%) Java
6 58 (48.74%) HTML5
7 55 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (41.18%) Sass
9 46 (38.66%) Web Accessibility
10 45 (37.82%) DevOps
11 44 (36.97%) Front End Development
12 42 (35.29%) TDD
13 41 (34.45%) Test Automation
13 41 (34.45%) Responsive Web Design
14 39 (32.77%) WCAG
15 38 (31.93%) React
15 38 (31.93%) webpack
16 37 (31.09%) Security Cleared
17 35 (29.41%) AngularJS
18 32 (26.89%) CSS3
18 32 (26.89%) Maven
19 31 (26.05%) jQuery
19 31 (26.05%) Jasmine
20 30 (25.21%) Jenkins
21 29 (24.37%) User Experience
21 29 (24.37%) Web Design
22 27 (22.69%) Mocha
23 26 (21.85%) Public Sector

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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 13 (10.92%) Cloud Foundry
1 13 (10.92%) Elasticsearch
1 13 (10.92%) nginx
2 12 (10.08%) Apache Solr
3 8 (6.72%) CMS
4 7 (5.88%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.36%) WordPress
6 3 (2.52%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.84%) Confluence
7 1 (0.84%) Drupal
7 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.01%) npm
2 22 (18.49%) Azure
3 19 (15.97%) PaaS
4 15 (12.61%) GCP
5 11 (9.24%) AWS
6 6 (5.04%) Kong
7 5 (4.20%) Logic Apps
7 5 (4.20%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.68%) Apigee
8 2 (1.68%) Serverless
8 2 (1.68%) Yarn
9 1 (0.84%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.84%) GitHub
9 1 (0.84%) IaaS
9 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) DNS
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) BigQuery
2 8 (6.72%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.72%) MySQL
2 8 (6.72%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.20%) Redis
4 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 87 (73.11%) Git (software)
2 67 (56.30%) Grunt
3 38 (31.93%) webpack
4 32 (26.89%) Maven
5 31 (26.05%) Jasmine
6 30 (25.21%) Jenkins
7 27 (22.69%) Mocha
8 23 (19.33%) Subversion
9 14 (11.76%) CircleCI
9 14 (11.76%) Gradle
9 14 (11.76%) Travis CI
10 11 (9.24%) git-flow
10 11 (9.24%) SonarQube
11 10 (8.40%) Babel
12 6 (5.04%) Artifactory
12 6 (5.04%) GitLab
12 6 (5.04%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (4.20%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
14 4 (3.36%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (21.85%) Public Sector
2 4 (3.36%) Finance
3 2 (1.68%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Electronics
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Law
4 1 (0.84%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Police
4 1 (0.84%) Publishing
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (71.43%) Developer
2 36 (30.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (10.92%) Architect
3 13 (10.92%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (10.92%) Web Developer
4 12 (10.08%) React Developer
5 11 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.40%) UI Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Applications Architect
8 8 (6.72%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.72%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) HTML Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
10 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Angular Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Applications Developer
11 5 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.20%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (74.79%) CSS
2 87 (73.11%) HTML
3 76 (63.87%) Node.js
4 58 (48.74%) HTML5
5 49 (41.18%) Sass
6 38 (31.93%) React
7 35 (29.41%) AngularJS
8 32 (26.89%) CSS3
9 31 (26.05%) jQuery
10 24 (20.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 23 (19.33%) Mustache
12 21 (17.65%) Spring
13 19 (15.97%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (15.13%) Spring Boot
15 15 (12.61%) Redux
16 12 (10.08%) Vue.js
17 10 (8.40%) .NET
17 10 (8.40%) Express
18 9 (7.56%) Jest
19 8 (6.72%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.37%) User Experience
2 7 (5.88%) iPad
3 5 (4.20%) W3C
4 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.52%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.84%) Derivative
7 1 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) RIA
7 1 (0.84%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Linux
2 23 (19.33%) Mac OS X
2 23 (19.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.66%) Web Accessibility
3 45 (37.82%) DevOps
4 44 (36.97%) Front End Development
5 42 (35.29%) TDD
6 41 (34.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 41 (34.45%) Test Automation
7 29 (24.37%) Web Design
8 24 (20.17%) Microservices
9 23 (19.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 21 (17.65%) Web Development
11 18 (15.13%) Open Source
12 17 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 17 (14.29%) OO
13 13 (10.92%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 13 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
14 12 (10.08%) Architectural Design
15 11 (9.24%) E-Commerce
15 11 (9.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 67 (56.30%) Java
3 11 (9.24%) ES6
3 11 (9.24%) Python
3 11 (9.24%) SQL
4 10 (8.40%) Groovy
5 7 (5.88%) C#
5 7 (5.88%) TypeScript
6 4 (3.36%) C
6 4 (3.36%) PHP
7 1 (0.84%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (6.72%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.84%) Degree
5 1 (0.84%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (32.77%) WCAG
2 5 (4.20%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (18.49%) Docker
2 14 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (18.49%) Kubernetes
2 16 (13.45%) Terraform
3 10 (8.40%) Ansible
3 10 (8.40%) Argo
3 10 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.68%) Istio
5 1 (0.84%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 17 (14.29%) Google
2 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.52%) SAP
4 2 (1.68%) Ariba
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle
5 1 (0.84%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.84%) Splunk