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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 80 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing GIS 24 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 0.99% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.95% 7.04% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Median daily rate £475 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £19.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.89% +46.29%

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
302 355 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.28% 13.99% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 223 209
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 9
Median hourly rate £9.50 £13.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% -65.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

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

GIS
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

GIS
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

GIS
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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +11 17 £475 +26.66% 1
Thatcham - 4 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
GIS
South East

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (57.78%) MS Office
3 7 (15.56%) Maximo
4 4 (8.89%) DevOps
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.89%) User Stories
4 4 (8.89%) OpenLayers
4 4 (8.89%) Spring
4 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.89%) Scrum
4 4 (8.89%) MVC
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) TDD
4 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (8.89%) Java EE
4 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) JPA
4 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
4 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.89%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) EJB

GIS
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 4 (8.89%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (6.67%) Smallworld
3 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (57.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) 2G
1 1 (2.22%) 3G
1 1 (2.22%) 4G
1 1 (2.22%) ATM
1 1 (2.22%) GPON
1 1 (2.22%) SDH
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) Spatial Data
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) MSTest
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) GIS Technician
2 23 (51.11%) Data Technician
3 9 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) GIS Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Data Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) GIS Data Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) GIS Officer
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Designer
7 1 (2.22%) GIS Business Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
1 4 (8.89%) CSS
1 4 (8.89%) EJB
1 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
1 4 (8.89%) Java EE
1 4 (8.89%) JPA
1 4 (8.89%) jQuery
1 4 (8.89%) OpenLayers
1 4 (8.89%) Spring
1 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) REST
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
2 2 (4.44%) WCF
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.22%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
1 4 (8.89%) DevOps
1 4 (8.89%) MVC
1 4 (8.89%) Scrum
1 4 (8.89%) TDD
1 4 (8.89%) User Stories
2 3 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (6.67%) EAM
2 3 (6.67%) SOA
3 2 (4.44%) Network Design
3 2 (4.44%) OO
4 1 (2.22%) BCP
4 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.22%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.22%) CAD
4 1 (2.22%) Data Management
4 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Java
1 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.89%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) C#
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) ESRI