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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 42 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -4
Contract jobs citing GIS 53 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.76% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.23% 2.79% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 6
Median daily rate £475 £244 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.87% -29.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £149 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £339 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +26.19%
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
262 287 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.57% 20.20% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 166 123
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +136.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

GIS
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 25 May 2016.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

GIS
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 25 May 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 63 (70.00%) Java
1 63 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (66.67%) PostGIS
3 58 (64.44%) Open Source
4 54 (60.00%) GeoServer
5 52 (57.78%) Python
6 51 (56.67%) AngularJS
7 50 (55.56%) JavaScript
7 50 (55.56%) ESRI
7 50 (55.56%) OpenLayers
8 43 (47.78%) Web Services
8 43 (47.78%) REST
9 41 (45.56%) Leaflet
10 34 (37.78%) Scrum
11 33 (36.67%) NoSQL
12 31 (34.44%) Cucumber
12 31 (34.44%) Gradle
12 31 (34.44%) JBehave
12 31 (34.44%) JIRA
12 31 (34.44%) Selenium
12 31 (34.44%) Maven
12 31 (34.44%) SDLC
13 25 (27.78%) QA
14 24 (26.67%) TDD
15 20 (22.22%) BDD
15 20 (22.22%) User Experience
16 18 (20.00%) Jenkins
17 17 (18.89%) jQuery
18 16 (17.78%) ArcGIS
19 15 (16.67%) Microservices

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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 54 (60.00%) GeoServer
2 16 (17.78%) ArcGIS
3 6 (6.67%) Node.js
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (36.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.89%) QGIS
3 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 31 (34.44%) Cucumber
1 31 (34.44%) Gradle
1 31 (34.44%) JBehave
1 31 (34.44%) JIRA
1 31 (34.44%) Maven
1 31 (34.44%) Selenium
2 18 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.22%) Artifactory
4 5 (5.56%) Hudson
4 5 (5.56%) Subversion
5 4 (4.44%) Bower
5 4 (4.44%) DBeaver
5 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.33%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 62 (68.89%) Developer
2 56 (62.22%) GIS Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Architect
4 10 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 10 (11.11%) Open Source Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 9 (10.00%) GIS Web Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.56%) GIS Architect
7 5 (5.56%) GIS Manager
7 5 (5.56%) GIS Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.44%) GIS Trainer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Trainer
9 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.22%) Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (66.67%) PostGIS
2 51 (56.67%) AngularJS
3 50 (55.56%) OpenLayers
4 43 (47.78%) REST
4 43 (47.78%) Web Services
5 41 (45.56%) Leaflet
6 17 (18.89%) jQuery
7 13 (14.44%) .NET
8 12 (13.33%) Dojo
9 9 (10.00%) HTML
10 6 (6.67%) CSS
11 5 (5.56%) Flask
11 5 (5.56%) Sass
11 5 (5.56%) Spring
11 5 (5.56%) Spring Boot
12 3 (3.33%) Backbone.js
13 2 (2.22%) Java EE
14 1 (1.11%) LINQ
14 1 (1.11%) WPF
14 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) User Experience
2 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.22%) Photography
4 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.11%) iPad
4 1 (1.11%) iPhone
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) Physics
4 1 (1.11%) Statistics
4 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) Android
2 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (64.44%) Open Source
3 34 (37.78%) Scrum
4 31 (34.44%) SDLC
5 24 (26.67%) TDD
6 20 (22.22%) BDD
7 15 (16.67%) Microservices
8 13 (14.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (14.44%) Web Development
9 12 (13.33%) Data Analysis
10 10 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (11.11%) Information Architecture
10 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.11%) TOGAF
11 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
13 6 (6.67%) Data Management
14 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
15 4 (4.44%) Kanban
15 4 (4.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.00%) Java
2 52 (57.78%) Python
3 50 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.22%) SQL
5 6 (6.67%) Perl
6 5 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (27.78%) QA
2 10 (11.11%) WCAG
3 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (55.56%) ESRI
2 5 (5.56%) VMware
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) Google
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