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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 413 465 373
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -92
Contract jobs citing GIS 170 104 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.68% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 46 127
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£325 £338 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £182 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.07% -13.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -29.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £16.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £46.00 £38.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
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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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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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 19 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 19 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 19 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 +28 59 £350 +1.81% 15
South East +44 53 £325 -27.77% 8
South West -26 21 £225 +9.75% 5
North West -2 12 £375 +56.90% 2
Yorkshire +2 9 £275 -42.10% 3
West Midlands -24 6 - - 4
North East -32 5 £325 -31.57%
East of England -26 4 £450 - 6
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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 70 (21.54%) SQL
2 65 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (19.38%) ArcGIS
4 60 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 60 (18.46%) Degree
5 53 (16.31%) .NET
6 49 (15.08%) Data Management
7 43 (13.23%) Security Cleared
7 43 (13.23%) Microsoft
8 42 (12.92%) HTML
8 42 (12.92%) ESRI
9 41 (12.62%) Java
10 40 (12.31%) Oracle
10 40 (12.31%) SQL Server
10 40 (12.31%) Management Information System
11 39 (12.00%) C#
11 39 (12.00%) CSS
12 35 (10.77%) Scrum
13 34 (10.46%) Web Services
13 34 (10.46%) TDD
14 32 (9.85%) jQuery
15 31 (9.54%) SC Cleared
16 29 (8.92%) Asset Management
16 29 (8.92%) Project Management
17 27 (8.31%) ASP.NET
17 27 (8.31%) Computer Science
18 26 (8.00%) Open Source
19 25 (7.69%) SAP
20 24 (7.38%) Python
20 24 (7.38%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 63 (19.38%) ArcGIS
2 15 (4.62%) Apache
3 11 (3.38%) Smallworld
4 8 (2.46%) Node.js
4 8 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.85%) Oracle Spatial
6 5 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (1.23%) Confluence
7 4 (1.23%) Liferay
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.62%) ArcSDE
8 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.46%) MS Office
3 9 (2.77%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.54%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.23%) ArcInfo
6 3 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.62%) MS Project
8 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.31%) SPSS
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.31%) Casewise Modeler
8 1 (0.31%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Maximo
2 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.85%) LTE
1 6 (1.85%) Network Security
1 6 (1.85%) Firewall
1 6 (1.85%) DNS
1 6 (1.85%) Internet
1 6 (1.85%) 3G
2 5 (1.54%) SSL
2 5 (1.54%) LAN
3 4 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (1.23%) RTCP
3 4 (1.23%) RTP
3 4 (1.23%) HTTP
4 3 (0.92%) Intranet
4 3 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.92%) WAN
5 2 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.62%) Wireless
5 2 (0.62%) VoIP
5 2 (0.62%) VPN
5 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (5.85%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (5.54%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.23%) Big Data
6 14 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.69%) MS Access
8 11 (3.38%) Data Mining
9 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.54%) MySQL
10 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 7
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.23%) JasperReports
11 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (5.54%) JUnit
2 17 (5.23%) Selenium
3 16 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 15 (4.62%) Eclipse
4 15 (4.62%) Maven
5 11 (3.38%) Subversion
5 11 (3.38%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.46%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.46%) Hudson
7 7 (2.15%) JMeter
7 7 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.85%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.54%) JIRA
10 4 (1.23%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.92%) NUnit
12 2 (0.62%) Behat
12 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.62%) FitNesse
13 1 (0.31%) ERwin
13 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 19 (5.85%) Finance
2 14 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.38%) Banking
4 7 (2.15%) Local Government
5 4 (1.23%) Legal
6 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Marketing
7 2 (0.62%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (25.85%) Analyst
2 83 (25.54%) Developer
3 33 (10.15%) Consultant
4 26 (8.00%) GIS Analyst
5 23 (7.08%) GIS Developer
6 22 (6.77%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.23%) Java Developer
8 15 (4.62%) GIS Consultant
9 14 (4.31%) Test Analyst
9 14 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (4.31%) .NET Developer
10 11 (3.38%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.38%) GIS Technician
11 10 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (3.08%) Security Consultant
11 10 (3.08%) Graduate
12 9 (2.77%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.77%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (2.15%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.31%) .NET
2 42 (12.92%) HTML
3 39 (12.00%) CSS
4 34 (10.46%) Web Services
5 32 (9.85%) jQuery
6 27 (8.31%) ASP.NET
7 18 (5.54%) XML
8 15 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (4.31%) Ajax
10 13 (4.00%) J2EE
10 13 (4.00%) Spring
11 12 (3.69%) WCF
12 11 (3.38%) REST
12 11 (3.38%) HTML5
13 10 (3.08%) JMS
13 10 (3.08%) SOAP
14 9 (2.77%) JSON
14 9 (2.77%) Google Maps API
14 9 (2.77%) AngularJS
15 8 (2.46%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.31%) Management Information System
2 27 (8.31%) Computer Science
3 26 (8.00%) Open Source
4 21 (6.46%) Statistics
5 20 (6.15%) Mobile App
6 13 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.08%) CMDB
8 8 (2.46%) NHS
9 5 (1.54%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.54%) User Experience
10 4 (1.23%) iPhone
10 4 (1.23%) NLPG
10 4 (1.23%) Informatics
10 4 (1.23%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.92%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.62%) Social Media
12 2 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.62%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.15%) Windows
2 13 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.85%) Android
3 6 (1.85%) UNIX
4 5 (1.54%) Linux
5 4 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) zOS
7 1 (0.31%) VMS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (15.08%) Data Management
3 35 (10.77%) Scrum
4 34 (10.46%) TDD
5 29 (8.92%) Asset Management
5 29 (8.92%) Project Management
6 22 (6.77%) PRINCE2
6 22 (6.77%) UML
7 21 (6.46%) OO
7 21 (6.46%) MVC
8 20 (6.15%) Data Analysis
9 16 (4.92%) Workflow
9 16 (4.92%) Information Security
9 16 (4.92%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.92%) Cartography
10 15 (4.62%) ITIL
10 15 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (4.31%) BDD
11 14 (4.31%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 70 (21.54%) SQL
2 60 (18.46%) JavaScript
3 41 (12.62%) Java
4 39 (12.00%) C#
5 24 (7.38%) Python
6 12 (3.69%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.46%) Magik
8 6 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.85%) C
9 5 (1.54%) PHP
9 5 (1.54%) C++
9 5 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.62%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.62%) Ruby
11 2 (0.62%) Perl
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) JCL
12 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (18.46%) Degree
2 43 (13.23%) Security Cleared
3 31 (9.54%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.77%) ISEB
6 5 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) HND
8 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CCNP
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) PMP
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.38%) SLA
2 6 (1.85%) QA
3 4 (1.23%) BS7666
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) WebInspect
2 2 (0.62%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.92%) ESRI
3 40 (12.31%) Oracle
4 25 (7.69%) SAP
5 21 (6.46%) Mapinfo
6 11 (3.38%) JBoss
6 11 (3.38%) Google
7 10 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 6 (1.85%) Intergraph
9 5 (1.54%) IBM
10 4 (1.23%) Adobe
10 4 (1.23%) Citrix
11 3 (0.92%) Varonis
12 2 (0.62%) Lumension
12 2 (0.62%) VMware
12 2 (0.62%) Cisco
12 2 (0.62%) Symantec
12 2 (0.62%) NetApp
13 1 (0.31%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.31%) Cognos
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