The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 137 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing GIS 6 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.23% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.32 £13.58
% change year-on-year
-10.48% +27.52%
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England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
689 569 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.16% 23.50% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 273 300
Average daily rate £350 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 73 96
Average hourly rate £25.63 £22.66 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.08% -30.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £11.38 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £425 -
Hertfordshire -15 1 £475 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) Maven
4 4 (44.44%) Dojo
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (33.33%) JBoss
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Swing

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (44.44%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Liferay
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) JasperReports
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) Dojo
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Swing
5 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) JSF
5 1 (11.11%) Struts2
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) Struts
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) DHTML
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
1 6 (66.67%) Kanban
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Test-First Development
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) RUP
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus