The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 33 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -4
Contract jobs citing GIS 73 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.42% 0.50% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.17% 2.48% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 6
Median daily rate £475 £244 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.87% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £149 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £339 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-34.48% -6.45%
GIS
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
290 282 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.53% 19.99% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 162 132
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for GIS.

1 83 (78.30%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (71.70%) Java
2 76 (71.70%) PostGIS
3 68 (64.15%) Python
3 68 (64.15%) ESRI
4 67 (63.21%) JavaScript
5 66 (62.26%) GeoServer
6 64 (60.38%) Open Source
7 62 (58.49%) OpenLayers
8 55 (51.89%) Leaflet
9 51 (48.11%) REST
9 51 (48.11%) Scrum
10 50 (47.17%) Web Services
10 50 (47.17%) AngularJS
11 42 (39.62%) Gradle
11 42 (39.62%) JBehave
11 42 (39.62%) Cucumber
11 42 (39.62%) JIRA
11 42 (39.62%) Selenium
11 42 (39.62%) Maven
12 37 (34.91%) SDLC
12 37 (34.91%) Spatial Data
13 35 (33.02%) Jenkins
14 33 (31.13%) User Experience
15 32 (30.19%) TDD
15 32 (30.19%) NoSQL
16 25 (23.58%) Artifactory
16 25 (23.58%) BDD
16 25 (23.58%) Ansible
17 23 (21.70%) QA

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 66 (62.26%) GeoServer
2 15 (14.15%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.89%) CMS
3 2 (1.89%) Drupal
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.83%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.91%) Spatial Data
2 32 (30.19%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.60%) QGIS
5 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 42 (39.62%) Cucumber
1 42 (39.62%) Gradle
1 42 (39.62%) JBehave
1 42 (39.62%) JIRA
1 42 (39.62%) Maven
1 42 (39.62%) Selenium
2 35 (33.02%) Jenkins
3 25 (23.58%) Artifactory
4 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.66%) Hudson
5 6 (5.66%) Subversion
6 5 (4.72%) Bower
6 5 (4.72%) DBeaver
7 2 (1.89%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 76 (71.70%) Developer
2 64 (60.38%) GIS Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Web Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Architect
5 15 (14.15%) GIS Web Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Data Architect
7 13 (12.26%) Open Source Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Angular Developer
10 4 (3.77%) GIS Architect
10 4 (3.77%) GIS Manager
10 4 (3.77%) GIS Project Manager
10 4 (3.77%) GIS Trainer
10 4 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Trainer
11 2 (1.89%) Python Developer
11 2 (1.89%) Python Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (71.70%) PostGIS
2 62 (58.49%) OpenLayers
3 55 (51.89%) Leaflet
4 51 (48.11%) REST
5 50 (47.17%) AngularJS
5 50 (47.17%) Web Services
6 15 (14.15%) jQuery
7 12 (11.32%) HTML
8 10 (9.43%) .NET
8 10 (9.43%) CSS
9 9 (8.49%) Dojo
9 9 (8.49%) Node.js
10 7 (6.60%) Sass
11 6 (5.66%) Flask
12 4 (3.77%) Backbone.js
12 4 (3.77%) Spring
12 4 (3.77%) Spring Boot
13 3 (2.83%) Java EE
14 2 (1.89%) CSS3
14 2 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (31.13%) User Experience
2 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.83%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.83%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.83%) iPad
3 3 (2.83%) iPhone
3 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.83%) Physics
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.89%) Photography
5 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.94%) Statistics
5 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Linux
2 3 (2.83%) Android
2 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (78.30%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (60.38%) Open Source
3 51 (48.11%) Scrum
4 37 (34.91%) SDLC
5 32 (30.19%) TDD
6 25 (23.58%) BDD
7 21 (19.81%) Web Development
8 19 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (15.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (13.21%) Domain-Driven Design
10 14 (13.21%) Information Architecture
10 14 (13.21%) Microservices
10 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (13.21%) TOGAF
11 9 (8.49%) Data Analysis
12 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
13 5 (4.72%) Front End Development
13 5 (4.72%) Kanban
14 4 (3.77%) Coaching
14 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 76 (71.70%) Java
2 68 (64.15%) Python
3 67 (63.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.49%) SQL
5 7 (6.60%) Perl
6 6 (5.66%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.77%) C#
8 3 (2.83%) C++
8 3 (2.83%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.83%) Ruby
9 2 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.70%) QA
2 22 (20.75%) WCAG
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) GeoWebCache
2 2 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (23.58%) Ansible
Vendors
1 68 (64.15%) ESRI
2 6 (5.66%) VMware
3 1 (0.94%) Google
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle