The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 193 195 185
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.57% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£318 £280 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -32.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £190 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £465 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £20.79
% change year-on-year
+103.12% -23.02%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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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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 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (45.45%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) ArcGIS
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Google Maps API
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) ESRI
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (27.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MicroStation
1 1 (9.09%) ProjectWise
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) GIS Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Security Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modeller
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Google Maps API
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) ESRI
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
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