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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 455 446 478
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +32
Contract jobs citing GIS 147 153 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.94% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 78 37
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £187 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 18
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.35 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £29.50 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £9.38
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +65.33%
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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
16809 16352 15797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.06% 32.58% 33.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10774 10011 9585
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 643 669
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +7.69%

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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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
South East +3 53 £375 +25.00% 8
London -13 32 £369 +0.61% 9
South West +5 26 £438 +94.44% 1
East of England +5 10 £475 +11.76% 5
North West -18 10 £385 -9.41% 1
East Midlands -4 8 £281 -32.22% 1
Yorkshire -26 4 £363 -3.33% 6
West Midlands -3 2 - - 2
North East -24 1 £325 -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 66 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 64 (20.65%) ArcGIS
3 58 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (18.06%) Oracle
5 52 (16.77%) Mapinfo
6 47 (15.16%) ESRI
7 45 (14.52%) JavaScript
8 44 (14.19%) Java
8 44 (14.19%) Security Cleared
9 42 (13.55%) Management Information System
10 39 (12.58%) Web Services
10 39 (12.58%) HTML
11 37 (11.94%) Degree
12 35 (11.29%) CSS
13 33 (10.65%) SQL Server
13 33 (10.65%) .NET
13 33 (10.65%) Data Management
14 30 (9.68%) Data Analysis
14 30 (9.68%) jQuery
14 30 (9.68%) Windows
15 29 (9.35%) UML
15 29 (9.35%) Python
15 29 (9.35%) SOA
15 29 (9.35%) SQL
15 29 (9.35%) MS Office
16 27 (8.71%) MS Excel
16 27 (8.71%) Workflow
16 27 (8.71%) Scrum
17 26 (8.39%) Information Security
18 25 (8.06%) PostgreSQL

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 64 (20.65%) ArcGIS
2 21 (6.77%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.13%) Oracle Spatial
4 15 (4.84%) CMS
5 9 (2.90%) IIS
5 9 (2.90%) Apache
6 8 (2.58%) JBoss
7 7 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.26%) ArcSDE
8 6 (1.94%) Smallworld
9 5 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.97%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.65%) SAS
13 1 (0.32%) ArcIMS
13 1 (0.32%) Liferay
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.32%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (9.35%) MS Office
2 27 (8.71%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.29%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.65%) SPSS
6 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.65%) MS Project
7 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.23%) Maximo
2 3 (0.97%) Agresso
3 2 (0.65%) Summit
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (4.52%) PaaS
2 13 (4.19%) SaaS
3 3 (0.97%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.23%) FTP
2 5 (1.61%) DNS
2 5 (1.61%) Internet
3 4 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.29%) Firewall
3 4 (1.29%) LTE
4 3 (0.97%) SSL
4 3 (0.97%) Broadband
5 2 (0.65%) SDH
5 2 (0.65%) DHCP
5 2 (0.65%) SAN
5 2 (0.65%) Intranet
5 2 (0.65%) 3G
5 2 (0.65%) DWDM
5 2 (0.65%) MGW
5 2 (0.65%) NAS
5 2 (0.65%) 4G
5 2 (0.65%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.65%) ATM
5 2 (0.65%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.87%) RDBMS
4 12 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.55%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.23%) Big Data
7 7 (2.26%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.26%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.61%) EDMS
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.65%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.65%) MS Access
11 1 (0.32%) MySQL
11 1 (0.32%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 15 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.52%) TeamCity
3 9 (2.90%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.26%) WebDriver
4 7 (2.26%) Subversion
4 7 (2.26%) Selenium
5 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.94%) Appium
6 4 (1.29%) Zephyr
6 4 (1.29%) JUnit
6 4 (1.29%) Maven
7 3 (0.97%) ReSharper
7 3 (0.97%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.65%) Hudson
8 2 (0.65%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.32%) Kiln
9 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 20 (6.45%) Retail
2 19 (6.13%) Finance
3 16 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.94%) Legal
4 6 (1.94%) Billing
5 3 (0.97%) Local Government
5 3 (0.97%) Publishing
5 3 (0.97%) Banking
6 2 (0.65%) Front Office
6 2 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (20.65%) Architect
2 61 (19.68%) Analyst
3 57 (18.39%) Developer
4 44 (14.19%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (8.39%) GIS Technician
6 20 (6.45%) GIS Analyst
7 18 (5.81%) Consultant
7 18 (5.81%) Java Developer
8 14 (4.52%) GIS Consultant
9 13 (4.19%) Data Analyst
10 12 (3.87%) Technical Architect
10 12 (3.87%) GIS Developer
10 12 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (3.55%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.90%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.90%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.58%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (2.26%) GIS Officer
15 6 (1.94%) Data Manager
15 6 (1.94%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.58%) HTML
1 39 (12.58%) Web Services
2 35 (11.29%) CSS
3 33 (10.65%) .NET
4 30 (9.68%) jQuery
5 22 (7.10%) Spring
6 19 (6.13%) AngularJS
7 18 (5.81%) REST
7 18 (5.81%) Hibernate
8 17 (5.48%) .NET Framework
9 15 (4.84%) SOAP
10 14 (4.52%) EJB
10 14 (4.52%) Ajax
10 14 (4.52%) Spring MVC
11 11 (3.55%) JSON
11 11 (3.55%) XML
12 10 (3.23%) Google Maps API
13 9 (2.90%) JPA
13 9 (2.90%) Java EE
13 9 (2.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.55%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.87%) Data Structures
3 12 (3.87%) Data Integration
3 12 (3.87%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.90%) LLPG
5 8 (2.58%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.94%) Animation
8 5 (1.61%) User Experience
8 5 (1.61%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.29%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.29%) Wiki
9 4 (1.29%) Clustering
10 2 (0.65%) PKI
10 2 (0.65%) Replication
10 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.68%) Windows
2 15 (4.84%) Linux
3 8 (2.58%) Android
3 8 (2.58%) UNIX
3 8 (2.58%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.65%) SUSE
6 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (10.65%) Data Management
3 30 (9.68%) Data Analysis
4 29 (9.35%) UML
4 29 (9.35%) SOA
5 27 (8.71%) Workflow
5 27 (8.71%) Scrum
6 26 (8.39%) Information Security
7 25 (8.06%) TOGAF
8 24 (7.74%) ITIL
9 23 (7.42%) Migration
10 22 (7.10%) TDD
10 22 (7.10%) Asset Management
11 21 (6.77%) Content Management
11 21 (6.77%) PRINCE2
12 20 (6.45%) Data Modelling
13 19 (6.13%) CRM
14 17 (5.48%) Project Management
14 17 (5.48%) MVC
15 16 (5.16%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.52%) JavaScript
2 44 (14.19%) Java
3 29 (9.35%) SQL
3 29 (9.35%) Python
4 24 (7.74%) C#
5 14 (4.52%) VB
6 6 (1.94%) MATLAB
6 6 (1.94%) XAML
6 6 (1.94%) MapBasic
7 4 (1.29%) C
7 4 (1.29%) Perl
7 4 (1.29%) PHP
8 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.97%) C++
8 3 (0.97%) Ruby
9 2 (0.65%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.32%) Groovy
10 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.32%) Scala
10 1 (0.32%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 44 (14.19%) Security Cleared
2 37 (11.94%) Degree
3 20 (6.45%) ISEB
4 12 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.87%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.61%) CISSP
5 5 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.61%) CCNP
5 5 (1.61%) CCNA
6 4 (1.29%) OCPJWCD
6 4 (1.29%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.29%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.97%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.65%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.65%) CEH
8 2 (0.65%) CITP
9 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.84%) ISO 9000
1 15 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.19%) QA
3 6 (1.94%) SLA
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.65%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.32%) BS7666
System Software
1 3 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) vSphere
3 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.06%) Oracle
3 52 (16.77%) Mapinfo
4 47 (15.16%) ESRI
5 18 (5.81%) SAP
6 14 (4.52%) Google
7 12 (3.87%) VMware
8 11 (3.55%) IBM
8 11 (3.55%) Citrix
9 7 (2.26%) Sun
10 4 (1.29%) Cisco
10 4 (1.29%) ArcSight
11 3 (0.97%) Twitter
12 2 (0.65%) Cramer
12 2 (0.65%) Intergraph
12 2 (0.65%) ComArch
12 2 (0.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (0.65%) Symantec
12 2 (0.65%) i2
13 1 (0.32%) Informatica
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