The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 33 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing GIS 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.43% 1.14% 4.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 3.70% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £243 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.94% -46.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £378 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.27% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £12.25 £15.31
% change year-on-year
+8.16% -19.98%
GIS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
74 81 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 31.90% 30.80% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 10
Average daily rate £300 £300 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -64.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.99 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £175.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Devon region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Paignton - - - -
GIS
South West

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA