Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 627 387 501
Rank change year-on-year -240 +114 -112
Contract jobs citing gulp 186 145 339
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 2.63% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 109 246
10th Percentile £352 £315 £336
25th Percentile £406 £450 £415
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £520 £475
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +9.47% +1.06%
75th Percentile £750 £588 £562
90th Percentile " £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £475
% change year-on-year -1.23% -14.74% +11.76%

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 15,258 5,513 15,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.19% 17.86% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,506 3,882 10,000
10th Percentile £363 £316 £325
25th Percentile £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.73% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £613 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 73 203
10th Percentile £25.50 £26.26 £21.80
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.38 £53.75 £51.00
90th Percentile £71.00 £61.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -239 131 £505 +1.00% 67
London -203 82 £588 +12.98% 27
Work from Home -210 82 £700 +21.74% 15
UK excluding London -160 50 £400 -1.23% 39
Scotland - 15 £425 -
South West -40 10 £400 +6.67% 4
South East -92 10 £350 -26.32% 5
North of England -95 7 £400 +18.52% 16
Midlands -75 5 £460 -11.54% 6
Yorkshire -49 4 £700 +107.41% 2
North West -77 3 £350 -2.78% 9
West Midlands - 3 £460 - 2
East of England - 2 £488 - 8

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 125 (67.20%) JavaScript
2 98 (52.69%) CSS
2 98 (52.69%) React
3 95 (51.08%) HTML
4 88 (47.31%) npm
5 82 (44.09%) Maven
6 81 (43.55%) Git (software)
7 78 (41.94%) DevOps
8 72 (38.71%) Jenkins
9 68 (36.56%) Node.js
9 68 (36.56%) webpack
10 67 (36.02%) Terraform
11 63 (33.87%) GCP
12 62 (33.33%) Open Source
12 62 (33.33%) Python
13 60 (32.26%) Sass
14 57 (30.65%) Java
15 55 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
15 55 (29.57%) AngularJS
15 55 (29.57%) Kubernetes
15 55 (29.57%) Opscode Chef
16 54 (29.03%) Accessibility
17 53 (28.49%) Grunt
17 53 (28.49%) Front End Development
17 53 (28.49%) CircleCI
17 53 (28.49%) Gradle
18 52 (27.96%) Groovy
18 52 (27.96%) Ansible
19 51 (27.42%) SQL
20 50 (26.88%) Travis CI

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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 17 (9.14%) Umbraco
2 11 (5.91%) Drupal
2 11 (5.91%) WordPress
3 10 (5.38%) nginx
4 9 (4.84%) CMS
5 4 (2.15%) Apache
5 4 (2.15%) Moodle
5 4 (2.15%) Totara
6 3 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.54%) Confluence
7 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.54%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (4.84%) Sketch
2 8 (4.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (4.30%) InVision
3 4 (2.15%) Zeplin
4 3 (1.61%) GIMP
4 3 (1.61%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.54%) Figma
Business Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 88 (47.31%) npm
2 63 (33.87%) GCP
3 28 (15.05%) Azure
4 19 (10.22%) AWS
5 14 (7.53%) GitHub
5 14 (7.53%) Kong
6 10 (5.38%) PaaS
7 8 (4.30%) Yarn
8 6 (3.23%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.23%) CloudFront
8 6 (3.23%) dbt
9 5 (2.69%) SaaS
9 5 (2.69%) Serverless
10 4 (2.15%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (1.61%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (1.61%) GitHub Actions
11 3 (1.61%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.30%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) DSL
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.98%) MySQL
2 19 (10.22%) NoSQL
2 19 (10.22%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 17 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (8.06%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.23%) Big Data
7 6 (3.23%) BigQuery
8 5 (2.69%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.61%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.61%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (1.61%) Spark SQL
10 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.08%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.08%) GIS
10 2 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 82 (44.09%) Maven
2 81 (43.55%) Git (software)
3 72 (38.71%) Jenkins
4 68 (36.56%) webpack
5 53 (28.49%) CircleCI
5 53 (28.49%) Gradle
5 53 (28.49%) Grunt
6 50 (26.88%) Travis CI
7 18 (9.68%) TeamCity
8 17 (9.14%) Jasmine
9 16 (8.60%) Babel
9 16 (8.60%) GitLab
10 15 (8.06%) Artifactory
10 15 (8.06%) Mocha
11 14 (7.53%) SonarQube
11 14 (7.53%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (6.99%) Subversion
13 10 (5.38%) Bitbucket
14 9 (4.84%) JIRA
15 7 (3.76%) Bower
General
1 26 (13.98%) Social Skills
2 24 (12.90%) Finance
2 24 (12.90%) Public Sector
3 13 (6.99%) Banking
4 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.30%) Marketing
5 4 (2.15%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Front Office
6 2 (1.08%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (60.75%) Developer
2 45 (24.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (18.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 27 (14.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 26 (13.98%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 25 (13.44%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.06%) React Developer
8 12 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 11 (5.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Engineering Manager
11 7 (3.76%) UI Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Technical Leader
13 5 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (2.69%) Node.js Developer
13 5 (2.69%) Senior DevOps
13 5 (2.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 5 (2.69%) Senior Manager
14 4 (2.15%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (52.69%) CSS
1 98 (52.69%) React
2 95 (51.08%) HTML
3 68 (36.56%) Node.js
4 60 (32.26%) Sass
5 55 (29.57%) AngularJS
6 44 (23.66%) HTML5
7 33 (17.74%) jQuery
8 32 (17.20%) CSS3
8 32 (17.20%) REST
9 27 (14.52%) Redux
10 22 (11.83%) .NET
10 22 (11.83%) Vue.js
11 21 (11.29%) RESTful
11 21 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (10.22%) Ajax
12 19 (10.22%) Express
12 19 (10.22%) RequireJS
13 16 (8.60%) Spring
13 16 (8.60%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.52%) User Experience
2 11 (5.91%) iPad
3 10 (5.38%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.84%) Cloud Native
5 8 (4.30%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.23%) Legacy Applications
7 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.69%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.69%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.69%) W3C
8 4 (2.15%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.08%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.54%) Animation
10 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.54%) SCORM
10 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.53%) Unix
2 2 (1.08%) Android
2 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (41.94%) DevOps
2 62 (33.33%) Open Source
3 55 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (28.49%) Front End Development
5 37 (19.89%) Microservices
6 35 (18.82%) Mentoring
7 34 (18.28%) Full Stack Development
8 31 (16.67%) TDD
9 28 (15.05%) Test Automation
10 25 (13.44%) E-Commerce
11 21 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (10.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (10.22%) Technical Leadership
12 19 (10.22%) Wireframes
13 18 (9.68%) OO
13 18 (9.68%) SEO
14 16 (8.60%) Software Engineering
15 15 (8.06%) Event-Driven
15 15 (8.06%) MVC
15 15 (8.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (67.20%) JavaScript
2 62 (33.33%) Python
3 57 (30.65%) Java
4 52 (27.96%) Groovy
5 51 (27.42%) SQL
6 42 (22.58%) TypeScript
7 36 (19.35%) ES6
8 23 (12.37%) C#
9 21 (11.29%) PHP
10 15 (8.06%) ES7
11 11 (5.91%) Java 11
11 11 (5.91%) Ruby
12 6 (3.23%) Scala
13 5 (2.69%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.15%) VBA
15 3 (1.61%) Go
15 3 (1.61%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (4.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.08%) Degree
3 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (29.03%) Accessibility
2 8 (4.30%) WCAG
3 1 (0.54%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (10.22%) Docker
2 14 (7.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 67 (36.02%) Terraform
2 55 (29.57%) Kubernetes
2 55 (29.57%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (27.96%) Ansible
4 7 (3.76%) Istio
5 6 (3.23%) Argo
6 2 (1.08%) Grafana
6 2 (1.08%) Kustomize
6 2 (1.08%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.08%) Rancher
Vendors
1 47 (25.27%) Google
2 9 (4.84%) Adobe
3 3 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.08%) hybris
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle
4 2 (1.08%) SAP
5 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.54%) Capita
5 1 (0.54%) Facebook
5 1 (0.54%) Intershop
5 1 (0.54%) New Relic
5 1 (0.54%) PagerDuty
5 1 (0.54%) Perforce
5 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.54%) Xamarin