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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 185 215 221
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Contract jobs citing GIS 13 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.19% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.52% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £436 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +51.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £559 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.68% -15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
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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
2013 2702 2985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.62% 37.42% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1475 2008 2190
Average daily rate £470 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 65
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £36.25 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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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 1 October 2014, 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 8 (33.33%) Open Source
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) ArcGIS
4 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Google Maps API
5 3 (12.50%) Google
5 3 (12.50%) Big Data
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (12.50%) Magik
5 3 (12.50%) Smallworld
5 3 (12.50%) Data Security
5 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (8.33%) Apache
6 2 (8.33%) RUP
6 2 (8.33%) Struts
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) ArcGIS
2 3 (12.50%) Smallworld
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (8.33%) Liferay
3 2 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (4.17%) Gentran
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
1 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) DMZ
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.33%) JasperReports
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) GIS Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Security Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) GIS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modeller
5 1 (4.17%) GIS Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Google Maps API
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) Struts
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) DHTML
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) JSP
2 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.33%) XML Schema
2 2 (8.33%) Struts2
2 2 (8.33%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) JSF
2 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
3 1 (4.17%) ISPF
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) NHS
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.50%) Data Security
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (8.33%) RUP
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Magik
3 3 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) JCL
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Google
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) ESRI
3 1 (4.17%) Varonis
3 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo
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