Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 148 154
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +59
Contract jobs citing gulp 20 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.88% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.47% 4.92% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 14
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +41.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £351 £319 £231
90th Percentile £488 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £150.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -76.67% +400.00% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 809 914 690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.67% 17.90% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 576 460
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £588 £544 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 13
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £16.89 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.25% -48.83% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £15.34 £28.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £18.75 £38.31
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.83%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing gulp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for gulp in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing gulp in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for gulp in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing gulp in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for gulp in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing gulp within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Birmingham +8 9 £475 +22.58% 1
Coventry -7 7 £463 -7.50% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £363 -
Warwickshire - 1 £350 -
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England

For the 6 months to 18 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for gulp.

1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (95.00%) CSS
2 15 (75.00%) webpack
3 14 (70.00%) Sass
3 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 14 (70.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (60.00%) Grunt
5 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) HTML5
6 10 (50.00%) Docker
6 10 (50.00%) React
7 9 (45.00%) PHP
8 8 (40.00%) CSS3
8 8 (40.00%) jQuery
9 7 (35.00%) Java
9 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (35.00%) Semantic HTML
10 6 (30.00%) LESS
10 6 (30.00%) Confluence
10 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
10 6 (30.00%) JSON
10 6 (30.00%) JIRA
10 6 (30.00%) Backbone.js
10 6 (30.00%) Node.js
10 6 (30.00%) GIMP
11 5 (25.00%) Ajax
11 5 (25.00%) User Experience
11 5 (25.00%) Microservices
11 5 (25.00%) JSON Schema
11 5 (25.00%) Vue.js

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) GIMP
1 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
1 1 (5.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (20.00%) npm
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Functions
2 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) webpack
2 14 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (60.00%) Grunt
4 6 (30.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) PostCSS
6 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) UI Developer
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (25.00%) React Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) CSS
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) Sass
3 10 (50.00%) HTML5
3 10 (50.00%) React
4 8 (40.00%) CSS3
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (35.00%) Semantic HTML
6 6 (30.00%) Backbone.js
6 6 (30.00%) JSON
6 6 (30.00%) LESS
6 6 (30.00%) Node.js
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) JSON Schema
7 5 (25.00%) Vue.js
8 4 (20.00%) Browserify
8 4 (20.00%) Express
8 4 (20.00%) Next.js
8 4 (20.00%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Microservices
3 4 (20.00%) Mobile First
3 4 (20.00%) Progressive Web App
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) PHP
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) ES6
5 3 (15.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Zend