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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 164 155 204
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +49
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.094% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.69% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £563 £416 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.37% +14.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £416 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £416 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.25 £12.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -67.56%
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London

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
899 872 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.24% 25.30% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 710 1052
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) R
2 2 (33.33%) Neo4j
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Flask
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Data Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) GeoServer
3 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning

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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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) GeoServer
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Boomi
1 1 (16.67%) Force.com
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Neo4j
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Architect
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Solution Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Flask
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) R
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Civica
1 1 (16.67%) ESRI
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Talend