The 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 69 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing GIS 12 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.94% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.73% 4.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate
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£398 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £15.31
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -31.41%
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Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
322 299 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.80% 23.43% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 159 73
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +101.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

GIS
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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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 April 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) ArcGIS
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) NUnit
3 3 (25.00%) ArcSDE
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Java EE
3 3 (25.00%) KML
3 3 (25.00%) WebLOAD
3 3 (25.00%) ESRI
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Leaflet
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) ArcGIS
2 3 (25.00%) ArcSDE
2 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) NUnit
1 3 (25.00%) WebLOAD
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) GIS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 3 (25.00%) KML
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) Leaflet
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Google Maps API
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) JSF
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (8.33%) Apache CXF
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) RichFaces
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) ESRI
2 2 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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