The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 428 466 357
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -109
Contract jobs citing GIS 152 97 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.75% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 39 134
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£325 £355 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £183 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.10 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £46.00 £24.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £16.66
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +5.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13209 12944 13581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.85% 26.50% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8026 8110 8038
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 549 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £44.67 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

GIS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 59 £360 +4.72% 11
South East +22 44 £315 -30.00% 14
North West +5 13 £375 -11.76%
South West -23 13 £225 +9.75% 6
Yorkshire 0 7 £275 -42.10% 4
North East -20 5 £325 -31.57% 1
West Midlands -23 5 £310 +12.72% 4
East of England -24 4 £450 - 4
East Midlands - 2 £415 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 74 (23.27%) SQL
2 66 (20.75%) ArcGIS
2 66 (20.75%) Degree
3 65 (20.44%) JavaScript
4 54 (16.98%) .NET
5 49 (15.41%) ESRI
6 48 (15.09%) HTML
7 47 (14.78%) Java
8 46 (14.47%) Oracle
9 45 (14.15%) SQL Server
10 43 (13.52%) CSS
10 43 (13.52%) Microsoft
10 43 (13.52%) Security Cleared
11 42 (13.21%) C#
12 40 (12.58%) Data Management
13 38 (11.95%) jQuery
14 36 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (11.32%) Management Information System
15 33 (10.38%) Scrum
15 33 (10.38%) Web Services
15 33 (10.38%) TDD
15 33 (10.38%) SC Cleared
16 32 (10.06%) ASP.NET
17 31 (9.75%) MS Excel
17 31 (9.75%) Python
18 28 (8.81%) Project Management
18 28 (8.81%) SAP
19 27 (8.49%) Computer Science
20 26 (8.18%) Data Analysis
20 26 (8.18%) OO

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 66 (20.75%) ArcGIS
2 16 (5.03%) Apache
3 11 (3.46%) Smallworld
4 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.52%) ArcSDE
5 7 (2.20%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.89%) Oracle Spatial
6 6 (1.89%) Node.js
7 4 (1.26%) Liferay
7 4 (1.26%) Confluence
7 4 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.26%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.31%) Gentran
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.23%) MS Office
3 11 (3.46%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (2.83%) AutoCAD
5 7 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.26%) Casewise Modeler
7 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.31%) ArcInfo
8 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.31%) MS Project
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.31%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Maximo
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.31%) SAP MRS
2 1 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.52%) Network Security
2 6 (1.89%) RTCP
2 6 (1.89%) RTP
2 6 (1.89%) DNS
3 5 (1.57%) Internet
3 5 (1.57%) Firewall
4 4 (1.26%) SSL
4 4 (1.26%) LAN
5 3 (0.94%) WAN
5 3 (0.94%) HTTP
6 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.63%) SMS
6 2 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.63%) GSM
6 2 (0.63%) Intranet
6 2 (0.63%) RFID
6 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless
7 1 (0.31%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (6.29%) Big Data
4 19 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.46%) Data Mining
8 9 (2.83%) MS Access
9 8 (2.52%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.89%) MySQL
12 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 7
12 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.26%) JasperReports
13 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (5.66%) Selenium
2 17 (5.35%) JUnit
3 15 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.40%) Maven
5 13 (4.09%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.77%) Visual Studio
6 12 (3.77%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.83%) Subversion
8 8 (2.52%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.20%) Hudson
9 7 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.20%) JMeter
10 5 (1.57%) JIRA
11 4 (1.26%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.94%) NUnit
12 3 (0.94%) Behat
13 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.63%) FitNesse
14 1 (0.31%) ERwin
14 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 20 (6.29%) Finance
2 12 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.46%) Banking
4 6 (1.89%) Local Government
5 4 (1.26%) Legal
6 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Military
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (26.10%) Analyst
2 78 (24.53%) Developer
3 31 (9.75%) Consultant
4 29 (9.12%) GIS Analyst
5 22 (6.92%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.03%) Java Developer
7 15 (4.72%) GIS Consultant
8 14 (4.40%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.40%) GIS Developer
8 14 (4.40%) Test Analyst
9 12 (3.77%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.14%) GIS Technician
11 10 (3.14%) Graduate
11 10 (3.14%) Architect
11 10 (3.14%) Security Consultant
11 10 (3.14%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (2.83%) Test Leader
12 9 (2.83%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.83%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (16.98%) .NET
2 48 (15.09%) HTML
3 43 (13.52%) CSS
4 38 (11.95%) jQuery
5 33 (10.38%) Web Services
6 32 (10.06%) ASP.NET
7 22 (6.92%) XML
8 21 (6.60%) Ajax
9 16 (5.03%) HTML5
10 15 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (4.72%) JSON
10 15 (4.72%) J2EE
11 12 (3.77%) Spring
12 11 (3.46%) WCF
13 10 (3.14%) CSS3
14 9 (2.83%) ArcObjects
15 8 (2.52%) JMS
15 8 (2.52%) REST
16 7 (2.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (2.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 27 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.86%) Open Source
4 22 (6.92%) Mobile App
5 21 (6.60%) Statistics
6 10 (3.14%) CMDB
7 8 (2.52%) NHS
8 7 (2.20%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.57%) NLPG
9 5 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.26%) Informatics
10 4 (1.26%) iPhone
10 4 (1.26%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.94%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.63%) Human Factors
12 2 (0.63%) Remote Sensing
12 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.60%) Windows
2 15 (4.72%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.89%) UNIX
3 6 (1.89%) Android
4 4 (1.26%) Linux
5 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.31%) VMS
7 1 (0.31%) zOS
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (12.58%) Data Management
2 36 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (10.38%) TDD
3 33 (10.38%) Scrum
4 28 (8.81%) Project Management
5 26 (8.18%) OO
5 26 (8.18%) Data Analysis
6 25 (7.86%) PRINCE2
7 23 (7.23%) UML
8 22 (6.92%) Asset Management
9 20 (6.29%) MVC
10 18 (5.66%) Data Modelling
11 16 (5.03%) Workflow
11 16 (5.03%) Service Delivery
11 16 (5.03%) Information Security
11 16 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.72%) BDD
12 15 (4.72%) Data Security
13 14 (4.40%) Test Planning
13 14 (4.40%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (23.27%) SQL
2 65 (20.44%) JavaScript
3 47 (14.78%) Java
4 42 (13.21%) C#
5 31 (9.75%) Python
6 18 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.52%) Magik
8 5 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.57%) C++
8 5 (1.57%) C
9 4 (1.26%) PHP
9 4 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.63%) Perl
11 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.63%) Ruby
12 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.31%) Scala
12 1 (0.31%) ABAP
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (20.75%) Degree
2 43 (13.52%) Security Cleared
3 33 (10.38%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.83%) ISEB
6 5 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) HND
7 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.31%) CCNP
7 1 (0.31%) CCNA
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) SLA
2 8 (2.52%) QA
3 4 (1.26%) BS7666
4 2 (0.63%) JTAG
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.26%) WebInspect
2 2 (0.63%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 49 (15.41%) ESRI
2 46 (14.47%) Oracle
3 43 (13.52%) Microsoft
4 28 (8.81%) SAP
5 21 (6.60%) Mapinfo
6 11 (3.46%) Google
7 10 (3.14%) SolarWinds
7 10 (3.14%) JBoss
8 9 (2.83%) Adobe
9 6 (1.89%) Intergraph
10 5 (1.57%) IBM
11 4 (1.26%) Casewise
12 3 (0.94%) Varonis
12 3 (0.94%) Citrix
13 2 (0.63%) NetApp
13 2 (0.63%) Symantec
13 2 (0.63%) Cisco
13 2 (0.63%) Lumension
13 2 (0.63%) VMware
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