The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 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 Cambridgeshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 63 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.86% 0.28% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.78% 1.18% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 £10.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £9.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+67.56% -42.18%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
185 169 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.70% 23.90% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 74 82
Average daily rate £350 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 40
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £11.10 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £50.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
GIS
East of England

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Cambridge -8 5 £425 - 1
GIS
East of England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Dojo
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (28.57%) Swing
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Dojo
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Swing
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Test-First Development
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus