The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 481 494 457
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -37
Contract jobs citing GIS 148 140 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 1.12% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 76 80
Median daily rate £350 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £288 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £550 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 14
Median hourly rate £9.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-29.62% -10.00%
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UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11365 12513 11217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.65% 23.54% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7599 8318 7041
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 195 177
Median hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £51.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 45 £325 -5.45% 10
South East -5 36 £375 - 5
North West +28 20 £358 -3.37%
East of England +18 13 £350 -26.31% 3
South West +10 11 £365 -23.95%
Yorkshire +9 9 - -
West Midlands -22 6 £250 -3.84% 2
East Midlands -4 5 £249 -13.47%
Midlands - 2 £288 -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 England region with a requirement for GIS.

1 69 (25.75%) ESRI
2 53 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.42%) ArcGIS
4 40 (14.93%) Microsoft
5 34 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (12.69%) SQL
6 33 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 30 (11.19%) Project Management
8 29 (10.82%) Python
9 28 (10.45%) Finance
9 28 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (10.07%) Java
10 27 (10.07%) PostGIS
11 25 (9.33%) AngularJS
12 24 (8.96%) TOGAF
13 23 (8.58%) Migration
13 23 (8.58%) Degree
14 22 (8.21%) .NET
14 22 (8.21%) MS Office
14 22 (8.21%) SAP
14 22 (8.21%) Web Services
14 22 (8.21%) Spatial Data
15 21 (7.84%) Windows
15 21 (7.84%) Oracle
16 20 (7.46%) HTML
16 20 (7.46%) MS Excel
16 20 (7.46%) Management Information System
17 19 (7.09%) Security Cleared
17 19 (7.09%) Open Source
18 18 (6.72%) Information Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in England 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 44 (16.42%) ArcGIS
2 15 (5.60%) GeoServer
3 9 (3.36%) Oracle Spatial
4 8 (2.99%) IIS
5 7 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.61%) Smallworld
6 6 (2.24%) CMS
7 5 (1.87%) Drupal
8 4 (1.49%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.49%) SAS
9 3 (1.12%) Apache
9 3 (1.12%) ArcSDE
10 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.75%) Documentum
10 2 (0.75%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle UPK
10 2 (0.75%) WordPress
11 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (8.21%) MS Office
2 20 (7.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.12%) Stata
5 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.37%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Maximo
2 4 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (1.49%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.12%) SAP CS
3 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.75%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.37%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 1 (0.37%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Boomi
1 2 (0.75%) Force.com
1 2 (0.75%) Google Apps
1 2 (0.75%) IaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) GitHub
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.36%) Firewall
2 6 (2.24%) Internet
3 5 (1.87%) tcpdump
3 5 (1.87%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.49%) 2G
4 4 (1.49%) 3G
4 4 (1.49%) 4G
4 4 (1.49%) ATM
4 4 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.12%) DMZ
5 3 (1.12%) Intranet
5 3 (1.12%) LAN
5 3 (1.12%) SDH
5 3 (1.12%) WAN
6 2 (0.75%) GPON
6 2 (0.75%) PABX
6 2 (0.75%) SAN
6 2 (0.75%) VPN
6 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.21%) Spatial Data
2 17 (6.34%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.22%) Data Mining
4 10 (3.73%) Big Data
4 10 (3.73%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.24%) MySQL
6 6 (2.24%) Power BI
7 5 (1.87%) QGIS
8 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.12%) Text Mining
10 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.75%) MS Access
10 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.49%) LSMW
5 3 (1.12%) MSI
5 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.75%) JMeter
6 2 (0.75%) Maven
6 2 (0.75%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.75%) Subversion
6 2 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.37%) gulp
7 1 (0.37%) JIRA
7 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (10.45%) Finance
2 15 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.24%) Marketing
4 5 (1.87%) Banking
4 5 (1.87%) Legal
5 4 (1.49%) Local Government
5 4 (1.49%) Military
6 3 (1.12%) Back Office
6 3 (1.12%) Retail
7 2 (0.75%) Avionics
7 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (19.40%) Analyst
2 37 (13.81%) Developer
3 28 (10.45%) GIS Technician
4 27 (10.07%) Architect
5 24 (8.96%) Consultant
6 20 (7.46%) GIS Developer
7 17 (6.34%) Data Technician
7 17 (6.34%) GIS Analyst
7 17 (6.34%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.97%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.60%) Data Architect
10 10 (3.73%) GIS Consultant
10 10 (3.73%) Security Analyst
11 9 (3.36%) GIS Business Analyst
12 8 (2.99%) Business Manager
12 8 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.61%) Data Analyst
14 6 (2.24%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 6 (2.24%) C# Developer
15 5 (1.87%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.07%) PostGIS
2 25 (9.33%) AngularJS
3 22 (8.21%) .NET
3 22 (8.21%) Web Services
4 20 (7.46%) HTML
5 17 (6.34%) CSS
6 15 (5.60%) REST
7 13 (4.85%) OpenLayers
8 10 (3.73%) Leaflet
9 9 (3.36%) HTML5
9 9 (3.36%) jQuery
10 7 (2.61%) SOAP
11 6 (2.24%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.24%) Ajax
11 6 (2.24%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.24%) Django
12 5 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.87%) Behat
12 5 (1.87%) Ember.js
12 5 (1.87%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.48%) SCADA
4 9 (3.36%) Statistics
5 8 (2.99%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.61%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.24%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.87%) Clustering
8 5 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.87%) User Experience
9 4 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.49%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.49%) Neural Network
9 4 (1.49%) Ontologies
9 4 (1.49%) Remote Sensing
9 4 (1.49%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.49%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.84%) Windows
2 8 (2.99%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.87%) Linux
5 4 (1.49%) Unix
5 4 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.75%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (11.19%) Project Management
4 24 (8.96%) TOGAF
5 23 (8.58%) Migration
6 19 (7.09%) Open Source
7 18 (6.72%) Asset Management
7 18 (6.72%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (6.72%) Information Architecture
8 16 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (5.97%) CRM
8 16 (5.97%) MVC
9 14 (5.22%) Analytics
9 14 (5.22%) Data Management
9 14 (5.22%) Domain-Driven Design
9 14 (5.22%) Information Security
9 14 (5.22%) Spatial Analysis
10 13 (4.85%) Business Analysis
10 13 (4.85%) Data Modelling
10 13 (4.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.69%) SQL
2 33 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 29 (10.82%) Python
4 27 (10.07%) Java
5 14 (5.22%) C#
6 13 (4.85%) C
7 12 (4.48%) PHP
8 6 (2.24%) VBA
9 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.49%) R
11 3 (1.12%) Ruby
12 2 (0.75%) VB
12 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.75%) VB6
13 1 (0.37%) Magik
13 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (8.58%) Degree
2 19 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.24%) CFCE
5 6 (2.24%) CISSP
6 5 (1.87%) EnCE
6 5 (1.87%) GCFA
6 5 (1.87%) GCFE
6 5 (1.87%) GIAC
7 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.12%) PMP
9 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.75%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.37%) APMP
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.73%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.36%) JSP 440
3 7 (2.61%) QA
4 4 (1.49%) GxP
4 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.12%) BS7666
6 2 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.75%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (5.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) EnCase
2 4 (1.49%) Kibana
3 1 (0.37%) Ansible
3 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (25.75%) ESRI
2 40 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.21%) SAP
4 21 (7.84%) Oracle
5 18 (6.72%) Mapinfo
6 6 (2.24%) Google
7 5 (1.87%) ArcSight
7 5 (1.87%) Citrix
7 5 (1.87%) Rapid7
7 5 (1.87%) Splunk
8 4 (1.49%) Cisco
8 4 (1.49%) Dell
8 4 (1.49%) Facebook
9 3 (1.12%) IBM
9 3 (1.12%) iManage
9 3 (1.12%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.12%) Siemens
9 3 (1.12%) Zend
10 2 (0.75%) i2
10 2 (0.75%) OpenText
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Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
KDR Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + likely extension
Posted: Yesterday
London
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