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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 24 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -1
Contract jobs citing GIS 86 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.72% 0.38% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.97% 2.23% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £125 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -62.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £125 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £125 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% -12.50%
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
287 269 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.42% 16.98% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 155 123
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% +286.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

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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

GIS
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

GIS
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 99 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (70.25%) PostGIS
3 77 (63.64%) ESRI
3 77 (63.64%) Java
4 72 (59.50%) JavaScript
4 72 (59.50%) Python
5 70 (57.85%) GeoServer
6 65 (53.72%) Scrum
7 63 (52.07%) OpenLayers
8 60 (49.59%) Open Source
9 58 (47.93%) Leaflet
10 51 (42.15%) Spatial Data
11 50 (41.32%) REST
12 47 (38.84%) Web Services
13 46 (38.02%) Jenkins
14 45 (37.19%) Cucumber
14 45 (37.19%) JIRA
15 44 (36.36%) Selenium
16 42 (34.71%) AngularJS
17 41 (33.88%) Gradle
17 41 (33.88%) Maven
17 41 (33.88%) JBehave
18 40 (33.06%) SDLC
19 36 (29.75%) User Experience
20 35 (28.93%) Ansible
21 33 (27.27%) TDD
22 31 (25.62%) Artifactory
23 28 (23.14%) BDD
23 28 (23.14%) NoSQL
24 26 (21.49%) WCAG

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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 70 (57.85%) GeoServer
2 10 (8.26%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.65%) CMS
3 2 (1.65%) Drupal
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.48%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (42.15%) Spatial Data
2 28 (23.14%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.57%) QGIS
4 9 (7.44%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (38.02%) Jenkins
2 45 (37.19%) Cucumber
2 45 (37.19%) JIRA
3 44 (36.36%) Selenium
4 41 (33.88%) Gradle
4 41 (33.88%) JBehave
4 41 (33.88%) Maven
5 31 (25.62%) Artifactory
6 11 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (4.96%) Hudson
7 6 (4.96%) Subversion
8 5 (4.13%) Bower
8 5 (4.13%) DBeaver
9 4 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.48%) GitLab
10 3 (2.48%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 79 (65.29%) Developer
2 63 (52.07%) GIS Developer
3 22 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 20 (16.53%) Architect
5 17 (14.05%) Data Architect
6 15 (12.40%) GIS Web Developer
7 14 (11.57%) Open Source Developer
8 10 (8.26%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Angular Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.31%) GIS Manager
10 4 (3.31%) GIS Project Manager
10 4 (3.31%) GIS Trainer
10 4 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.31%) QA Automation Tester
10 4 (3.31%) QA Tester
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Tester
10 4 (3.31%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (70.25%) PostGIS
2 63 (52.07%) OpenLayers
3 58 (47.93%) Leaflet
4 50 (41.32%) REST
5 47 (38.84%) Web Services
6 42 (34.71%) AngularJS
7 11 (9.09%) jQuery
8 10 (8.26%) CSS
8 10 (8.26%) HTML
9 9 (7.44%) Node.js
10 7 (5.79%) Sass
11 6 (4.96%) .NET
11 6 (4.96%) Flask
12 5 (4.13%) Backbone.js
12 5 (4.13%) Dojo
13 4 (3.31%) Gherkin
13 4 (3.31%) Spring
14 3 (2.48%) Java EE
14 3 (2.48%) Spring Boot
15 2 (1.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.75%) User Experience
2 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.31%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.48%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.48%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.48%) iPad
3 3 (2.48%) iPhone
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) Physics
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.65%) Photography
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.13%) Linux
2 3 (2.48%) Android
2 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (53.72%) Scrum
3 60 (49.59%) Open Source
4 40 (33.06%) SDLC
5 33 (27.27%) TDD
6 28 (23.14%) BDD
7 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (20.66%) Web Development
8 20 (16.53%) TOGAF
9 17 (14.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (14.05%) Information Architecture
9 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (13.22%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (11.57%) Microservices
12 7 (5.79%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.96%) Kanban
14 5 (4.13%) Front End Development
14 5 (4.13%) Product Management
15 4 (3.31%) Coaching
15 4 (3.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (63.64%) Java
2 72 (59.50%) JavaScript
2 72 (59.50%) Python
3 14 (11.57%) SQL
4 7 (5.79%) Perl
5 6 (4.96%) CoffeeScript
5 6 (4.96%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.31%) C#
7 3 (2.48%) C++
7 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.48%) Ruby
8 2 (1.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.49%) WCAG
2 23 (19.01%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (2.48%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (28.93%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (63.64%) ESRI
2 6 (4.96%) VMware
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Google
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