The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 98 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing GIS 21 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 0.68% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 2.25% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £443 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.75 - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +67.56%
GIS
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
784 756 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.55% 30.22% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 379 291
Average daily rate £383 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 36
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £12.10 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £38.70 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 14 £425 +41.66% 1
Slough - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS.

1 16 (33.33%) Python
2 13 (27.08%) Mapinfo
2 13 (27.08%) HTML
2 13 (27.08%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) CSS
2 13 (27.08%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) TDD
3 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 12 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 12 (25.00%) MVC
3 12 (25.00%) EJB
3 12 (25.00%) Oracle
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) Spring
3 12 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 12 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 12 (25.00%) jQuery
3 12 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (20.83%) User Stories
4 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 10 (20.83%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 8 (16.67%) MS Office
7 7 (14.58%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (25.00%) ArcGIS
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (6.25%) Smallworld
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LTE
2 2 (4.17%) VoLTE
3 1 (2.08%) MGW
3 1 (2.08%) 4G
3 1 (2.08%) PBX
3 1 (2.08%) SDH
3 1 (2.08%) 3G
3 1 (2.08%) DWDM
3 1 (2.08%) 2G
3 1 (2.08%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Kiln
General
1 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Billing
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Technical Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.50%) GIS Technician
5 5 (10.42%) Data Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.25%) GIS Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.08%) GIS Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) CSS
1 13 (27.08%) HTML
2 12 (25.00%) EJB
2 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (25.00%) Spring
2 12 (25.00%) jQuery
2 12 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.58%) JPA
3 7 (14.58%) Java EE
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) Ajax
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.08%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Smart Meter
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (27.08%) TDD
2 12 (25.00%) MVC
3 10 (20.83%) Scrum
3 10 (20.83%) User Stories
4 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 7 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (12.50%) Time Management
7 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) Validation
7 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.42%) Information Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) Migration
9 4 (8.33%) Project Management
10 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Python
2 13 (27.08%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Mapinfo
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) ESRI
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Cramer
5 1 (2.08%) ComArch
5 1 (2.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.08%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.08%) Siemens