The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 116 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing GIS 12 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.97% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.54% 7.01% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Median daily rate £400 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £319 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.56 £11.00 £9.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% +20.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.28%
GIS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
339 385 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.50% 13.78% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 241 258
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Median hourly rate £12.17 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.56% +140.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.20 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £125.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Berkshire region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Berkshire region.

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 8 £400 -15.78%
Newbury +7 1 - -
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) MS Office
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) Open Source
5 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
5 7 (19.44%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
6 6 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (16.67%) GeoServer
7 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) Python
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (11.11%) SQL
8 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (8.33%) REST
9 3 (8.33%) OpenLayers
9 3 (8.33%) JMeter
9 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.56%) ArcGIS
10 2 (5.56%) MVC
10 2 (5.56%) Spring
10 2 (5.56%) Maven
10 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
10 2 (5.56%) Mapinfo
10 2 (5.56%) 3G
10 2 (5.56%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (16.67%) GeoServer
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (5.56%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) 3G
1 2 (5.56%) 4G
1 2 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) QGIS
2 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JMeter
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) GIS Technician
2 16 (44.44%) Data Technician
3 9 (25.00%) Consultant
3 9 (25.00%) GIS Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) GIS Developer
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.78%) GIS Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) GIS Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior GIS Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) OpenLayers
2 3 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) EJB
3 2 (5.56%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.56%) JSP
3 2 (5.56%) PostGIS
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) Leaflet
4 1 (2.78%) MLlib
4 1 (2.78%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.78%) Biology
2 1 (2.78%) Chemistry
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Economics
2 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.78%) Life Science
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Open Source
3 7 (19.44%) Scrum
3 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.56%) Data Management
4 2 (5.56%) MVC
4 2 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (2.78%) API Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Coaching
5 1 (2.78%) Data Transformation
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Image Processing
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) SDLC
5 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) R
4 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.78%) ESRI
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau