The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 456 460 443
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing GIS 146 132 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 1.29% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 62
Average daily rate £400 £400 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £261 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £322
% change year-on-year
- +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.75 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.68 £33.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +43.75%
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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
10567 10205 10304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.39% 21.75% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7206 6705 6376
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 160 213
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £28.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.61 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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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 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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +25 56 £416 +32.96% 14
South East +5 39 £400 - 4
Yorkshire -5 11 £269 -
North East -19 11 £520 +38.66%
North West -20 11 £325 -18.75% 3
South West -16 8 £363 -39.58%
East of England +6 6 £525 +23.52% 7
East Midlands -9 1 £300 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -14 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 62 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 61 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (18.12%) SQL
3 50 (18.12%) Security Cleared
4 47 (17.03%) ArcGIS
5 45 (16.30%) JavaScript
5 45 (16.30%) Oracle
6 43 (15.58%) ESRI
7 41 (14.86%) Java
8 40 (14.49%) Management Information System
9 38 (13.77%) Web Services
10 37 (13.41%) SQL Server
11 33 (11.96%) Open Source
12 32 (11.59%) MS Office
12 32 (11.59%) MS Excel
12 32 (11.59%) Migration
13 31 (11.23%) Scrum
13 31 (11.23%) HTML
13 31 (11.23%) Project Management
13 31 (11.23%) DV Cleared
14 29 (10.51%) Windows
15 28 (10.14%) Python
16 27 (9.78%) CSS
17 26 (9.42%) C
17 26 (9.42%) Analytics
18 24 (8.70%) Data Management
19 23 (8.33%) Information Security
19 23 (8.33%) Linux
20 22 (7.97%) HTML5
21 21 (7.61%) SC Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 47 (17.03%) ArcGIS
2 13 (4.71%) SAS
3 10 (3.62%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.54%) ArcSDE
5 6 (2.17%) Smallworld
5 6 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.81%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.81%) CMS
6 5 (1.81%) IIS
6 5 (1.81%) Oracle Spatial
6 5 (1.81%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.45%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.09%) Node.js
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.72%) ArcIMS
9 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (11.59%) MS Excel
1 32 (11.59%) MS Office
2 7 (2.54%) SPSS
3 5 (1.81%) ArcView
3 5 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.45%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.09%) MS Project
6 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.36%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Maximo
2 4 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.09%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.09%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.72%) Primavera
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.26%) SaaS
3 8 (2.90%) IaaS
3 8 (2.90%) PaaS
4 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.09%) Office 365
6 2 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (2.17%) FTP
3 5 (1.81%) Internet
4 4 (1.45%) Firewall
4 4 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.09%) 3G
5 3 (1.09%) 4G
5 3 (1.09%) tcpdump
5 3 (1.09%) WAN
5 3 (1.09%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.72%) DNS
6 2 (0.72%) Extranet
6 2 (0.72%) Intranet
6 2 (0.72%) LAN
6 2 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.72%) SAN
6 2 (0.72%) SSL
6 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.36%) Skype
7 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.80%) Big Data
2 16 (5.80%) Hadoop
3 14 (5.07%) QGIS
4 13 (4.71%) MS Access
5 11 (3.99%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.62%) Data Mining
6 10 (3.62%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.26%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.90%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.17%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.07%) Selenium
2 13 (4.71%) Cucumber
3 10 (3.62%) Maven
4 9 (3.26%) Gradle
4 9 (3.26%) JBehave
4 9 (3.26%) JIRA
5 7 (2.54%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.17%) Subversion
7 4 (1.45%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.45%) GitLab
7 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.09%) Appium
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.09%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.09%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.72%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 20 (7.25%) Finance
2 16 (5.80%) Banking
3 15 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.17%) Legal
6 4 (1.45%) Marketing
7 2 (0.72%) Billing
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (22.10%) Analyst
2 44 (15.94%) Developer
3 27 (9.78%) Architect
3 27 (9.78%) GIS Technician
4 21 (7.61%) Data Technician
5 19 (6.88%) Consultant
6 18 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 16 (5.80%) GIS Consultant
7 16 (5.80%) GIS Developer
7 16 (5.80%) Integration Engineer
8 15 (5.43%) Data Analyst
8 15 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.35%) GIS Analyst
10 12 (4.35%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.35%) Security Specialist
10 12 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
11 11 (3.99%) Systems Integration Engineer
12 10 (3.62%) GIS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.77%) Web Services
2 31 (11.23%) HTML
3 27 (9.78%) CSS
4 22 (7.97%) HTML5
5 18 (6.52%) PostGIS
6 17 (6.16%) AngularJS
6 17 (6.16%) REST
7 14 (5.07%) .NET
8 13 (4.71%) jQuery
9 12 (4.35%) D3.js
10 11 (3.99%) CSS3
11 9 (3.26%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.26%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.54%) Entity Framework
12 7 (2.54%) Leaflet
13 6 (2.17%) SOAP
13 6 (2.17%) XML
14 5 (1.81%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (1.81%) Dojo
14 5 (1.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.49%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 12 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 10 (3.62%) User Experience
6 9 (3.26%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.90%) Data Extraction
8 7 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.54%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.09%) NHS
10 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.72%) FMCG
10 2 (0.72%) iPad
10 2 (0.72%) iPhone
10 2 (0.72%) LLPG
10 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.51%) Windows
2 23 (8.33%) Linux
3 21 (7.61%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.71%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.17%) Unix
7 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.72%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (11.96%) Open Source
3 32 (11.59%) Migration
4 31 (11.23%) Project Management
4 31 (11.23%) Scrum
5 26 (9.42%) Analytics
6 24 (8.70%) Data Management
7 23 (8.33%) Information Security
8 19 (6.88%) ITIL
8 19 (6.88%) SDLC
9 18 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (6.52%) MVC
10 17 (6.16%) Data Migration
11 16 (5.80%) Asset Management
11 16 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (5.43%) PRINCE2
12 15 (5.43%) TOGAF
12 15 (5.43%) Workflow
13 14 (5.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.12%) SQL
2 45 (16.30%) JavaScript
3 41 (14.86%) Java
4 28 (10.14%) Python
5 26 (9.42%) C
6 18 (6.52%) C#
7 10 (3.62%) VBA
8 9 (3.26%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.17%) SAS Macro
10 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.09%) MapBasic
11 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.72%) C++
12 2 (0.72%) PHP
12 2 (0.72%) Ruby
12 2 (0.72%) Scala
13 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (18.12%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.23%) DV Cleared
3 21 (7.61%) SC Cleared
4 18 (6.52%) Degree
5 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.81%) ISEB
7 5 (1.81%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.45%) SAS Certification
9 3 (1.09%) APMP
9 3 (1.09%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.09%) CFCE
9 3 (1.09%) EnCE
9 3 (1.09%) GCFA
9 3 (1.09%) GCFE
9 3 (1.09%) GIAC
10 2 (0.72%) CCEE
10 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.07%) QA
2 8 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.81%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.72%) BS7666
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.45%) Docker
3 3 (1.09%) XenApp
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) EnCase
1 3 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.36%) Oozie
2 1 (0.36%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 62 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.30%) Oracle
3 43 (15.58%) ESRI
4 20 (7.25%) Mapinfo
5 12 (4.35%) IBM
5 12 (4.35%) Tableau
6 11 (3.99%) SAP
7 9 (3.26%) Citrix
7 9 (3.26%) VMware
8 8 (2.90%) Google
9 6 (2.17%) i2
10 5 (1.81%) BT
10 5 (1.81%) HP
10 5 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.81%) Splunk
11 4 (1.45%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.45%) Fujitsu
11 4 (1.45%) Lumension
11 4 (1.45%) Reuters
11 4 (1.45%) Sophos
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