The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 72 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing GIS 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.10% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.39% 0.61% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £291
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £9.25 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+56.75% -11.90%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
205 163 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.40% 16.84% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 70 60
Average daily rate £378 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £173 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.42 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.08% -68.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.96 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £12.88 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -19.00%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle
3 13 (41.94%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) JBoss
4 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) Velocity
5 8 (25.81%) Photography
6 6 (19.35%) Semantic Web
6 6 (19.35%) UML
6 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) Data Management
7 5 (16.13%) Information Management
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Open Source
8 3 (9.68%) Toad
8 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
8 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.68%) ESRI
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
8 3 (9.68%) Content Management
8 3 (9.68%) BPMN
8 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Document Management
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Use Case

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (9.68%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Toad
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Project Manager
3 8 (25.81%) Data Consultant
4 7 (22.58%) Spatial Consultant
5 6 (19.35%) GIS Consultant
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (12.90%) Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (6.45%) GIS Developer
9 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
10 1 (3.23%) IT Consultant
10 1 (3.23%) Architect
10 1 (3.23%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Velocity
2 2 (6.45%) Java EE
2 2 (6.45%) Drools
2 2 (6.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Photography
2 6 (19.35%) Semantic Web
3 5 (16.13%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (29.03%) Scrum
3 6 (19.35%) UML
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Data Management
4 5 (16.13%) Information Management
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
5 3 (9.68%) Content Management
5 3 (9.68%) BPMN
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Document Management
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Use Case
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) ESRI