The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 43 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing GIS 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.26% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.19% 1.49% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +38.09%
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Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
84 67 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.66% 17.14% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 64
Median daily rate £425 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -77.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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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 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for GIS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) Magik
1 1 (100.00%) Smallworld
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) Smallworld
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Magik
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle