The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Cambridge 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 40 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.12% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.03% 1.15% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £365 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -42.18%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 87 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.68% 21.97% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 75
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 32
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.06 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
GIS
Cambridgeshire

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Dojo
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Dojo
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Swing
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Test-First Development
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle