Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 457 354 358
Rank change year-on-year -103 +4 +97
Contract jobs citing gulp 425 748 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 3.56% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 585 501
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £313
90th Percentile £657 £650 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +4.61% +5.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £150.00 £30.00
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 16,840 20,987 17,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.75% 20.55% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,938 14,376 11,841
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £310
90th Percentile £638 £613 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 223 299
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +0.59%
10th Percentile £25.30 £26.55 £28.75
90th Percentile £55.40 £52.50 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +1.19%

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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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -100 397 £475 - 186
London -66 238 £500 - 52
UK excluding London -52 181 £443 +4.61% 140
South East +23 65 £458 +22.00% 32
North of England -7 45 £456 +1.39% 57
North West +15 34 £463 -3.65% 40
Midlands -23 22 £450 +5.88% 19
West Midlands +9 20 £456 +9.94% 5
Scotland 0 17 £425 -5.56% 5
East of England 0 13 £358 -17.10% 13
South West -17 13 £368 -8.70% 13
Yorkshire +11 11 £438 +43.44% 15
Wales +9 5 £345 -9.51% 1
East Midlands -3 2 £375 -11.76% 14
Northern Ireland +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 351 (82.59%) JavaScript
2 301 (70.82%) CSS
3 285 (67.06%) HTML
4 237 (55.76%) Git (software)
5 225 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 221 (52.00%) AngularJS
6 221 (52.00%) Grunt
7 212 (49.88%) Sass
8 204 (48.00%) Front End Development
9 183 (43.06%) HTML5
10 176 (41.41%) Node.js
11 163 (38.35%) webpack
12 159 (37.41%) npm
13 124 (29.18%) React
13 124 (29.18%) TDD
14 122 (28.71%) Docker
15 115 (27.06%) ES6
15 115 (27.06%) CSS3
16 112 (26.35%) jQuery
17 110 (25.88%) Jenkins
18 107 (25.18%) Java
19 102 (24.00%) Scrum
20 99 (23.29%) DevOps
21 95 (22.35%) TypeScript
22 94 (22.12%) User Experience
22 94 (22.12%) Jasmine
23 88 (20.71%) Azure
24 86 (20.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 86 (20.24%) C#
25 78 (18.35%) Open Source

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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 53 (12.47%) CMS
2 44 (10.35%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (9.88%) Confluence
4 40 (9.41%) nginx
5 33 (7.76%) Apache
5 33 (7.76%) Umbraco
6 23 (5.41%) Tomcat
7 18 (4.24%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (3.76%) WordPress
9 15 (3.53%) WebSphere
10 12 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (2.59%) Apache Solr
12 9 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (1.88%) IIS
14 6 (1.41%) Drupal
14 6 (1.41%) JBoss
14 6 (1.41%) WebLogic
15 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (1.18%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.47%) EPiServer
Applications
1 14 (3.29%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.65%) GIMP
3 4 (0.94%) Adobe XD
3 4 (0.94%) InVision
3 4 (0.94%) Zeplin
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.24%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.71%) Magento
3 2 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 159 (37.41%) npm
2 88 (20.71%) Azure
3 51 (12.00%) AWS
4 39 (9.18%) GitHub
5 29 (6.82%) PaaS
6 16 (3.76%) Yarn
7 15 (3.53%) Google Analytics
8 10 (2.35%) IaaS
8 10 (2.35%) Loggly
9 9 (2.12%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (1.88%) GCP
11 7 (1.65%) Kong
12 4 (0.94%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.71%) SaaS
14 2 (0.47%) Apigee
14 2 (0.47%) Cloudflare
14 2 (0.47%) DigitalOcean
14 2 (0.47%) Office 365
14 2 (0.47%) Serverless
14 2 (0.47%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.35%) HTTP
2 21 (4.94%) SSL
3 17 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.82%) FTP
5 9 (2.12%) DNS
6 7 (1.65%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.71%) Network Security
7 3 (0.71%) SSH
8 1 (0.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.71%) MySQL
2 35 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.59%) NoSQL
4 26 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 26 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (4.00%) Redis
6 10 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.94%) Big Data
8 3 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.47%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.24%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.24%) GIS
10 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 237 (55.76%) Git (software)
2 221 (52.00%) Grunt
3 163 (38.35%) webpack
4 110 (25.88%) Jenkins
5 94 (22.12%) Jasmine
6 74 (17.41%) Maven
7 64 (15.06%) JIRA
8 56 (13.18%) Karma Test Runner
9 41 (9.65%) Cucumber
9 41 (9.65%) Protractor
10 34 (8.00%) Gradle
10 34 (8.00%) TeamCity
11 30 (7.06%) Mocha
12 29 (6.82%) GitLab
13 28 (6.59%) Babel
14 22 (5.18%) Bitbucket
14 22 (5.18%) JUnit
15 21 (4.94%) Selenium
16 19 (4.47%) Subversion
17 18 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 60 (14.12%) Finance
2 31 (7.29%) Banking
3 28 (6.59%) Public Sector
4 23 (5.41%) Marketing
5 15 (3.53%) Retail
6 8 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.18%) Legal
9 3 (0.71%) Games
9 3 (0.71%) Publishing
9 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Law
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 376 (88.47%) Developer
2 168 (39.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 60 (14.12%) Angular Developer
4 56 (13.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 42 (9.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 41 (9.65%) Senior Developer
7 30 (7.06%) React Developer
8 27 (6.35%) Java Developer
9 26 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 26 (6.12%) UI Developer
10 25 (5.88%) .NET Developer
11 16 (3.76%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.06%) HTML Developer
13 12 (2.82%) Node.js Developer
13 12 (2.82%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (2.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 11 (2.59%) Applications Developer
14 11 (2.59%) PHP Developer
15 9 (2.12%) HTML CSS Developer
15 9 (2.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (70.82%) CSS
2 285 (67.06%) HTML
3 221 (52.00%) AngularJS
4 212 (49.88%) Sass
5 183 (43.06%) HTML5
6 176 (41.41%) Node.js
7 124 (29.18%) React
8 115 (27.06%) CSS3
9 112 (26.35%) jQuery
10 86 (20.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 71 (16.71%) REST
12 70 (16.47%) .NET
13 57 (13.41%) Vue.js
14 56 (13.18%) Redux
15 46 (10.82%) Spring
16 41 (9.65%) LESS
17 37 (8.71%) ASP.NET
18 35 (8.24%) Web Services
19 34 (8.00%) Spring Boot
20 33 (7.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 94 (22.12%) User Experience
2 33 (7.76%) Mobile App
3 16 (3.76%) Virtual Team
4 11 (2.59%) Social Media
5 10 (2.35%) NHS
6 8 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.18%) Equities
10 4 (0.94%) iPad
10 4 (0.94%) iPhone
11 3 (0.71%) Animation
11 3 (0.71%) FMCG
11 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.71%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.47%) Bitcoin
12 2 (0.47%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.47%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.12%) Linux
2 25 (5.88%) Unix
3 18 (4.24%) VMS
4 17 (4.00%) Windows
5 11 (2.59%) Mac OS X
6 9 (2.12%) Android
7 8 (1.88%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (48.00%) Front End Development
3 124 (29.18%) TDD
4 102 (24.00%) Scrum
5 99 (23.29%) DevOps
6 78 (18.35%) Open Source
7 72 (16.94%) BDD
8 67 (15.76%) Test Automation
9 62 (14.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 60 (14.12%) MVC
11 58 (13.65%) Web Development
12 57 (13.41%) Microservices
13 56 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
14 54 (12.71%) OO
15 39 (9.18%) Web Design
16 36 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
17 35 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
17 35 (8.24%) SDLC
17 35 (8.24%) Software Engineering
18 33 (7.76%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
Programming Languages
1 351 (82.59%) JavaScript
2 115 (27.06%) ES6
3 107 (25.18%) Java
4 95 (22.35%) TypeScript
5 86 (20.24%) C#
6 68 (16.00%) SQL
7 60 (14.12%) Python
8 41 (9.65%) PHP
9 33 (7.76%) Groovy
10 31 (7.29%) Ruby
11 18 (4.24%) T-SQL
12 17 (4.00%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.53%) Java 8
14 11 (2.59%) C++
15 10 (2.35%) Scala
16 8 (1.88%) Haskell
16 8 (1.88%) Perl
17 3 (0.71%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.47%) Go
18 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (3.06%) Degree
4 6 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.18%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.76%) QA
2 20 (4.71%) WCAG
3 4 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 122 (28.71%) Docker
2 25 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) Varnish
3 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.24%) zsh
Systems Management
1 59 (13.88%) Ansible
2 45 (10.59%) Kubernetes
3 44 (10.35%) Puppet
4 26 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
5 10 (2.35%) Terraform
6 9 (2.12%) Grafana
6 9 (2.12%) Kibana
7 5 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.94%) MIIS
Vendors
1 27 (6.35%) Adobe
2 20 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.24%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 18 (4.24%) Google
4 16 (3.76%) Atlassian
5 13 (3.06%) New Relic
6 10 (2.35%) Sitecore
6 10 (2.35%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.88%) MuleSoft
7 8 (1.88%) Oracle
8 6 (1.41%) webMethods
9 4 (0.94%) Perforce
10 3 (0.71%) Facebook
10 3 (0.71%) Zend
11 2 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.47%) Nintex
11 2 (0.47%) SAP
12 1 (0.24%) Cisco
12 1 (0.24%) Dell
12 1 (0.24%) EMC