Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 478 387 396
Rank change year-on-year -91 +9 +33
Contract jobs citing gulp 254 638 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.18% 3.03% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 491 473
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £302
90th Percentile £629 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £380
% change year-on-year -2.86% +15.13% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £30.95 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.91 -

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 11,640 21,029 18,859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.18% 21.23% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,619 14,386 13,230
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
% change year-on-year - +6.19% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 284 236
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £30.00 £31.13
90th Percentile £62.63 £55.00 £66.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -2.22% +9.76%

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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 27 February 2020.

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 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 27 February 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 -90 224 £475 - 143
London -22 140 £525 +5.00% 27
UK excluding London -59 107 £425 -2.86% 119
Midlands +43 35 £419 +2.76% 21
South West +27 23 £339 -15.31% 25
Scotland +15 23 £425 -39.29% 1
East Midlands +41 19 £405 +1.25% 15
South East +11 19 £475 +10.14% 12
West Midlands +35 16 £489 +12.36% 6
North of England -23 6 £406 -18.75% 44
Yorkshire +29 4 £425 +13.33% 18
North West -15 2 £388 -44.64% 24
East of England +9 1 £350 -17.65% 14

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 201 (79.13%) JavaScript
2 199 (78.35%) CSS
3 187 (73.62%) HTML
4 140 (55.12%) AngularJS
5 133 (52.36%) Grunt
6 132 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
7 122 (48.03%) Git (software)
8 111 (43.70%) Node.js
9 106 (41.73%) Sass
10 99 (38.98%) React
11 94 (37.01%) npm
12 85 (33.46%) webpack
13 84 (33.07%) Front End Development
14 83 (32.68%) Docker
15 79 (31.10%) HTML5
16 69 (27.17%) Jenkins
17 68 (26.77%) Java
18 65 (25.59%) jQuery
19 64 (25.20%) DevOps
20 63 (24.80%) Test Automation
21 62 (24.41%) TypeScript
22 59 (23.23%) MVC
23 55 (21.65%) REST
24 53 (20.87%) Microservices
25 52 (20.47%) Azure
25 52 (20.47%) JSON
26 48 (18.90%) Python
27 46 (18.11%) Scrum
28 45 (17.72%) C#
28 45 (17.72%) CSS3

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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 26 (10.24%) CMS
2 21 (8.27%) Umbraco
3 16 (6.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (6.30%) Confluence
4 13 (5.12%) Drupal
5 12 (4.72%) ArcGIS
5 12 (4.72%) IIS
6 11 (4.33%) nginx
6 11 (4.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (3.15%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.76%) WordPress
9 6 (2.36%) Apache
9 6 (2.36%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.18%) JBoss
11 3 (1.18%) Mendix
11 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.39%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 18 (7.09%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.54%) GIMP
3 4 (1.57%) Sketch
4 3 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.79%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 94 (37.01%) npm
2 52 (20.47%) Azure
3 34 (13.39%) PaaS
4 23 (9.06%) AWS
5 14 (5.51%) GitHub
6 10 (3.94%) Yarn
7 9 (3.54%) Amazon S3
8 8 (3.15%) CloudFront
8 8 (3.15%) Google Analytics
8 8 (3.15%) Serverless
9 7 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (2.76%) GCP
10 5 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.97%) Heroku
10 5 (1.97%) Route 53
10 5 (1.97%) SaaS
11 4 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.57%) IaaS
11 4 (1.57%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.48%) HTTP
2 10 (3.94%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.54%) Internet
3 9 (3.54%) SSL
4 6 (2.36%) FTP
5 4 (1.57%) DNS
6 3 (1.18%) SMTP
6 3 (1.18%) SSH
7 2 (0.79%) Network Security
7 2 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.87%) MongoDB
1 20 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.48%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.72%) Geospatial Data
3 12 (4.72%) GIS
3 12 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.54%) Redis
5 8 (3.15%) MySQL
6 7 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.57%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.39%) Big Data
10 1 (0.39%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 133 (52.36%) Grunt
2 122 (48.03%) Git (software)
3 85 (33.46%) webpack
4 69 (27.17%) Jenkins
5 33 (12.99%) Selenium
6 31 (12.20%) Jasmine
6 31 (12.20%) JIRA
7 26 (10.24%) Babel
8 24 (9.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 23 (9.06%) Gradle
10 19 (7.48%) Maven
10 19 (7.48%) SonarQube
11 18 (7.09%) Karma Test Runner
11 18 (7.09%) TeamCity
12 15 (5.91%) Bower
13 14 (5.51%) git-flow
14 13 (5.12%) CircleCI
14 13 (5.12%) SoapUI
14 13 (5.12%) Travis CI
15 12 (4.72%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (6.30%) Banking
1 16 (6.30%) Public Sector
2 15 (5.91%) Finance
3 9 (3.54%) Marketing
4 6 (2.36%) Law
5 5 (1.97%) Retail
6 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Front Office
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 212 (83.46%) Developer
2 60 (23.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 35 (13.78%) JavaScript Developer
4 34 (13.39%) Angular Developer
5 28 (11.02%) Senior Developer
5 28 (11.02%) UI Developer
6 25 (9.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (6.69%) Web Developer
8 15 (5.91%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.12%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.12%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 12 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.33%) Node.js Developer
11 11 (4.33%) React Developer
11 11 (4.33%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.15%) Backend Developer
13 8 (3.15%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (3.15%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (78.35%) CSS
2 187 (73.62%) HTML
3 140 (55.12%) AngularJS
4 111 (43.70%) Node.js
5 106 (41.73%) Sass
6 99 (38.98%) React
7 79 (31.10%) HTML5
8 65 (25.59%) jQuery
9 55 (21.65%) REST
10 52 (20.47%) JSON
11 45 (17.72%) CSS3
11 45 (17.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 40 (15.75%) LESS
13 38 (14.96%) Web Services
14 36 (14.17%) .NET
15 31 (12.20%) RESTful
16 30 (11.81%) ASP.NET
17 29 (11.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (10.63%) Vue.js
19 26 (10.24%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.32%) User Experience
2 12 (4.72%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.33%) W3C
4 9 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.36%) RIA
5 6 (2.36%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.57%) Derivative
6 4 (1.57%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.18%) NHS
7 3 (1.18%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.79%) Animation
8 2 (0.79%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.09%) Linux
2 14 (5.51%) Windows
3 9 (3.54%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.18%) Android
4 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (33.07%) Front End Development
3 64 (25.20%) DevOps
4 63 (24.80%) Test Automation
5 59 (23.23%) MVC
6 53 (20.87%) Microservices
7 46 (18.11%) Scrum
8 37 (14.57%) TDD
9 36 (14.17%) Web Development
10 33 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (11.02%) Open Source
12 25 (9.84%) BDD
12 25 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
13 23 (9.06%) Unit Testing
14 21 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (8.27%) SDLC
15 20 (7.87%) OO
16 18 (7.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 18 (7.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (79.13%) JavaScript
2 68 (26.77%) Java
3 62 (24.41%) TypeScript
4 48 (18.90%) Python
5 45 (17.72%) C#
6 39 (15.35%) SQL
7 29 (11.42%) ES6
8 24 (9.45%) Groovy
9 14 (5.51%) Ruby
10 12 (4.72%) PHP
10 12 (4.72%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.72%) T-SQL
11 11 (4.33%) Perl
12 8 (3.15%) Haskell
13 6 (2.36%) Scala
14 5 (1.97%) Java 8
15 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.33%) Degree
4 8 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.24%) WCAG
2 13 (5.12%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (32.68%) Docker
2 15 (5.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (11.81%) Kubernetes
2 22 (8.66%) Terraform
3 21 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (7.87%) Ansible
4 20 (7.87%) Puppet
5 8 (3.15%) Grafana
5 8 (3.15%) Kibana
6 6 (2.36%) MIIS
7 3 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.39%) Istio
8 1 (0.39%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 17 (6.69%) Oracle
1 17 (6.69%) Sitecore
2 15 (5.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.51%) Google
4 12 (4.72%) ESRI
5 3 (1.18%) Adobe
5 3 (1.18%) Splunk
5 3 (1.18%) webMethods
6 2 (0.79%) IBM
6 2 (0.79%) New Relic
7 1 (0.39%) Kony
7 1 (0.39%) Perforce
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) Xamarin