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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 428 468 374
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -94
Contract jobs citing GIS 156 89 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.18% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 0.68% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 128
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£325 £338 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £186 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.10 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £46.00 £24.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.32 £13.58
% change year-on-year
-10.48% +27.52%
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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
13318 13007 13591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.13% 26.73% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8065 8115 8051
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 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 564 721
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +34 59 £355 +5.18% 11
South East +23 43 £339 -15.31% 13
North West +15 15 £375 - 2
South West -24 13 £225 -7.69% 2
Yorkshire +3 7 £275 -42.10% 3
North East -18 6 £325 -31.57%
East of England -30 6 £425 +6.25% 5
West Midlands -23 5 £310 +12.72% 1
East Midlands - 2 £415 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 75 (23.58%) SQL
2 64 (20.13%) JavaScript
2 64 (20.13%) ArcGIS
2 64 (20.13%) Degree
3 53 (16.67%) .NET
4 49 (15.41%) Oracle
5 48 (15.09%) HTML
5 48 (15.09%) ESRI
6 46 (14.47%) Java
6 46 (14.47%) SQL Server
7 44 (13.84%) Microsoft
8 43 (13.52%) CSS
8 43 (13.52%) Security Cleared
9 42 (13.21%) C#
10 39 (12.26%) Data Management
11 38 (11.95%) jQuery
12 36 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (11.32%) Management Information System
13 33 (10.38%) SC Cleared
14 31 (9.75%) Scrum
14 31 (9.75%) ASP.NET
14 31 (9.75%) MS Excel
15 30 (9.43%) Python
15 30 (9.43%) Web Services
15 30 (9.43%) TDD
16 29 (9.12%) SAP
17 27 (8.49%) Project Management
18 26 (8.18%) OO
18 26 (8.18%) Data Analysis
18 26 (8.18%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (20.13%) ArcGIS
2 16 (5.03%) Apache
3 10 (3.14%) Smallworld
4 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.52%) Oracle Spatial
4 8 (2.52%) ArcSDE
5 7 (2.20%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.89%) Node.js
7 4 (1.26%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.26%) Liferay
7 4 (1.26%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.63%) Confluence
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) Gentran
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.23%) MS Office
3 11 (3.46%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (3.14%) 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%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.31%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.31%) MS Project
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%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.94%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) 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
4 4 (1.26%) Firewall
4 4 (1.26%) SSL
5 3 (0.94%) WAN
5 3 (0.94%) HTTP
5 3 (0.94%) LAN
6 2 (0.63%) RFID
6 2 (0.63%) Intranet
6 2 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) SMS
6 2 (0.63%) GSM
6 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.31%) LTE
7 1 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (6.29%) Big Data
4 19 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.46%) Data Mining
9 8 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.52%) MS Access
10 7 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.89%) MySQL
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 7
12 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.26%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 16 (5.03%) Selenium
2 15 (4.72%) JUnit
3 14 (4.40%) Maven
4 13 (4.09%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 12 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.46%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.20%) Subversion
7 7 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.20%) Hudson
8 6 (1.89%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.57%) JMeter
10 3 (0.94%) NUnit
10 3 (0.94%) JIRA
10 3 (0.94%) Behat
11 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.63%) Toad
11 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.63%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.31%) ERwin
General
1 20 (6.29%) Finance
2 11 (3.46%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.14%) Banking
4 6 (1.89%) Local Government
5 4 (1.26%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Military
6 2 (0.63%) Marketing
6 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (24.84%) Analyst
2 78 (24.53%) Developer
3 34 (10.69%) Consultant
4 29 (9.12%) GIS Analyst
5 21 (6.60%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.03%) Java Developer
6 16 (5.03%) GIS Consultant
7 14 (4.40%) .NET Developer
7 14 (4.40%) GIS Developer
8 13 (4.09%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.77%) Test Analyst
10 11 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.46%) Security Consultant
11 10 (3.14%) Architect
11 10 (3.14%) GIS Technician
11 10 (3.14%) Graduate
11 10 (3.14%) Test Leader
11 10 (3.14%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (2.83%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.67%) .NET
2 48 (15.09%) HTML
3 43 (13.52%) CSS
4 38 (11.95%) jQuery
5 31 (9.75%) ASP.NET
6 30 (9.43%) Web Services
7 23 (7.23%) XML
8 22 (6.92%) Ajax
9 16 (5.03%) HTML5
9 16 (5.03%) JSON
10 15 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (4.72%) J2EE
11 12 (3.77%) Spring
12 10 (3.14%) CSS3
12 10 (3.14%) WCF
13 9 (2.83%) ArcObjects
13 9 (2.83%) REST
14 8 (2.52%) JMS
15 7 (2.20%) Apache Flex
15 7 (2.20%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.18%) Computer Science
2 26 (8.18%) Open Source
3 24 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 22 (6.92%) Statistics
5 10 (3.14%) CMDB
6 8 (2.52%) NHS
7 7 (2.20%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.57%) NLPG
10 4 (1.26%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.26%) iPhone
10 4 (1.26%) Informatics
11 3 (0.94%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.63%) Replication
12 2 (0.63%) Firmware
12 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.29%) Windows
2 16 (5.03%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.89%) UNIX
3 6 (1.89%) Android
4 4 (1.26%) Linux
5 2 (0.63%) Windows CE
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.31%) AIX
6 1 (0.31%) VMS
6 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (12.26%) Data Management
2 36 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (9.75%) Scrum
4 30 (9.43%) TDD
5 27 (8.49%) Project Management
6 26 (8.18%) OO
6 26 (8.18%) Data Analysis
7 25 (7.86%) PRINCE2
8 23 (7.23%) UML
9 20 (6.29%) MVC
9 20 (6.29%) Asset Management
10 17 (5.35%) Data Modelling
10 17 (5.35%) Workflow
10 17 (5.35%) Information Security
11 16 (5.03%) Service Delivery
11 16 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.72%) BDD
12 15 (4.72%) Data Security
13 14 (4.40%) ETL
13 14 (4.40%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (23.58%) SQL
2 64 (20.13%) JavaScript
3 46 (14.47%) Java
4 42 (13.21%) C#
5 30 (9.43%) Python
6 19 (5.97%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.52%) Magik
8 6 (1.89%) C++
8 6 (1.89%) C
9 4 (1.26%) PHP
10 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.63%) Perl
11 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.63%) Ruby
12 1 (0.31%) MapBasic
12 1 (0.31%) Scala
12 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 64 (20.13%) Degree
2 43 (13.52%) Security Cleared
3 33 (10.38%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.20%) ISEB
6 5 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.57%) ITIL 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
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) SLA
2 8 (2.52%) QA
3 4 (1.26%) BS7666
4 2 (0.63%) JTAG
4 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) DatAdvantage
1 2 (0.63%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 49 (15.41%) Oracle
2 48 (15.09%) ESRI
3 44 (13.84%) Microsoft
4 29 (9.12%) SAP
5 21 (6.60%) Mapinfo
6 11 (3.46%) Google
7 10 (3.14%) JBoss
7 10 (3.14%) SolarWinds
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
13 2 (0.63%) VMware
13 2 (0.63%) Symantec
13 2 (0.63%) Citrix
13 2 (0.63%) NetApp
13 2 (0.63%) Cisco
13 2 (0.63%) Lumension
14 1 (0.31%) Northgate
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