The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 57 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing GIS 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 2.15% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £250 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £15.31 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.41% -23.45%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
119 93 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.41% 18.16% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 45
Average daily rate £256 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £231 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.85% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
GIS
West Midlands

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

GIS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
1 1 (100.00%) RTCP
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) SyncML
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) RTCP
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI