The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
London / City of London
Rank 152 142 192
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +50
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.23% 0.039%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.87% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £563 £416 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.37% +30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £416 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £416 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £19.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-51.28% -47.29%

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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
851 805 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 26.20% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 629 968
Median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Flask
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Data Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) OpenLayers
3 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Leaflet
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Scala

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) Neo4j
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (25.00%) GIS Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Scala Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Flask
2 1 (25.00%) Leaflet
2 1 (25.00%) OpenLayers
2 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree