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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 473 497 445
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -52
Contract jobs citing GIS 143 146 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.26% 1.22% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 84 83
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £309 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 15
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.49% -22.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -20.00%
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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
11326 12010 11113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.77% 23.09% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7577 8034 7137
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 186 174
Median hourly rate £39.20 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

GIS
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

GIS
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 27 September 2016.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in England

GIS
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

GIS
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +17 46 £325 -7.14% 11
South East +5 40 £363 -9.37% 5
Yorkshire +13 14 - -
North West +7 11 £425 -10.52% 3
South West -3 9 £365 -18.88% 1
West Midlands -17 9 £438 +157.35%
East of England +3 7 £350 -36.36% 3
East Midlands -13 2 £300 +4.34% 1
Midlands - 2 £288 -
North East - 2 - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 71 (25.18%) ESRI
2 56 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (15.96%) ArcGIS
4 44 (15.60%) Microsoft
5 42 (14.89%) SQL
6 37 (13.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (11.35%) JavaScript
8 31 (10.99%) Degree
9 30 (10.64%) Python
9 30 (10.64%) MS Excel
10 29 (10.28%) Project Management
10 29 (10.28%) Migration
10 29 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (9.93%) PostGIS
12 27 (9.57%) Finance
12 27 (9.57%) Java
13 26 (9.22%) MS Office
13 26 (9.22%) Management Information System
14 25 (8.87%) Oracle
14 25 (8.87%) Spatial Data
15 23 (8.16%) SAP
15 23 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (8.16%) TOGAF
16 22 (7.80%) .NET
16 22 (7.80%) AngularJS
17 21 (7.45%) Mapinfo
18 20 (7.09%) Web Services
18 20 (7.09%) Windows
19 19 (6.74%) Asset Management
19 19 (6.74%) 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 45 (15.96%) ArcGIS
2 16 (5.67%) GeoServer
3 10 (3.55%) IIS
4 7 (2.48%) CMS
4 7 (2.48%) Smallworld
5 6 (2.13%) Oracle Spatial
6 5 (1.77%) Drupal
7 4 (1.42%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.42%) SAS
8 3 (1.06%) Apache
8 3 (1.06%) ArcSDE
8 3 (1.06%) Documentum
9 2 (0.71%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.71%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.71%) WordPress
10 1 (0.35%) Gentran
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.06%) Stata
5 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.35%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Maximo
2 4 (1.42%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (1.42%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.06%) SAP CS
3 3 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.71%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.35%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 1 (0.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Boomi
1 2 (0.71%) Force.com
1 2 (0.71%) Google Apps
1 2 (0.71%) IaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) GitHub
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.48%) Firewall
2 5 (1.77%) tcpdump
2 5 (1.77%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.42%) 2G
3 4 (1.42%) 3G
3 4 (1.42%) 4G
3 4 (1.42%) ATM
3 4 (1.42%) Internet
3 4 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.06%) Intranet
4 3 (1.06%) SDH
5 2 (0.71%) GPON
6 1 (0.35%) FTP
6 1 (0.35%) GSM
6 1 (0.35%) LAN
6 1 (0.35%) LTE
6 1 (0.35%) Network Security
6 1 (0.35%) VLAN
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.87%) Spatial Data
2 18 (6.38%) Data Mining
3 16 (5.67%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.90%) Big Data
6 10 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.19%) Power BI
8 7 (2.48%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.13%) MySQL
9 6 (2.13%) QGIS
10 5 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.06%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.71%) MS Access
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (4.61%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.77%) MSI
3 5 (1.77%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.42%) LSMW
5 2 (0.71%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.71%) Subversion
5 2 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.35%) gulp
6 1 (0.35%) JIRA
6 1 (0.35%) JMeter
6 1 (0.35%) Maven
6 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (9.57%) Finance
2 15 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.77%) Legal
4 4 (1.42%) Local Government
4 4 (1.42%) Military
5 3 (1.06%) Back Office
5 3 (1.06%) Banking
5 3 (1.06%) Marketing
5 3 (1.06%) Retail
6 2 (0.71%) Avionics
6 2 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (19.86%) Analyst
2 35 (12.41%) Developer
3 34 (12.06%) GIS Technician
4 30 (10.64%) Architect
5 21 (7.45%) Consultant
6 20 (7.09%) Data Technician
6 20 (7.09%) GIS Developer
6 20 (7.09%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.03%) GIS Analyst
8 16 (5.67%) Business Analyst
8 16 (5.67%) Data Architect
9 11 (3.90%) Business Manager
9 11 (3.90%) Data Analyst
10 10 (3.55%) Security Analyst
11 9 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 9 (3.19%) GIS Business Analyst
11 9 (3.19%) GIS Consultant
11 9 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
12 8 (2.84%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.93%) PostGIS
2 22 (7.80%) .NET
2 22 (7.80%) AngularJS
3 20 (7.09%) Web Services
4 18 (6.38%) HTML
5 15 (5.32%) CSS
6 13 (4.61%) OpenLayers
6 13 (4.61%) REST
7 11 (3.90%) Leaflet
8 8 (2.84%) HTML5
8 8 (2.84%) jQuery
9 7 (2.48%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.48%) SOAP
10 6 (2.13%) Ajax
10 6 (2.13%) Django
11 5 (1.77%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.77%) Behat
11 5 (1.77%) Ember.js
11 5 (1.77%) JSON
11 5 (1.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.22%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.26%) SCADA
3 12 (4.26%) Statistics
4 9 (3.19%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.84%) Clustering
5 8 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.84%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.48%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.13%) User Experience
8 5 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.77%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.77%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.77%) Neural Network
8 5 (1.77%) Remote Sensing
8 5 (1.77%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.42%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (1.42%) Ontologies
9 4 (1.42%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.09%) Windows
2 9 (3.19%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.77%) Linux
4 5 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.71%) Android
5 2 (0.71%) Unix
6 1 (0.35%) AIX
6 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (13.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (10.28%) Migration
3 29 (10.28%) Project Management
4 23 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (8.16%) TOGAF
5 19 (6.74%) Asset Management
5 19 (6.74%) Information Architecture
6 18 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (6.03%) Analytics
7 17 (6.03%) Open Source
7 17 (6.03%) Spatial Analysis
8 16 (5.67%) CRM
8 16 (5.67%) Data Migration
9 15 (5.32%) Domain-Driven Design
10 14 (4.96%) Information Security
10 14 (4.96%) MVC
11 13 (4.61%) Data Management
11 13 (4.61%) Data Modelling
11 13 (4.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.89%) SQL
2 32 (11.35%) JavaScript
3 30 (10.64%) Python
4 27 (9.57%) Java
5 12 (4.26%) C
5 12 (4.26%) C#
5 12 (4.26%) PHP
6 9 (3.19%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.19%) VBA
7 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.77%) R
8 3 (1.06%) Ruby
9 2 (0.71%) VB
9 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.71%) VB6
10 1 (0.35%) Magik
10 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (10.99%) Degree
2 17 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.48%) CISSP
6 6 (2.13%) CFCE
7 5 (1.77%) EnCE
7 5 (1.77%) GCFA
7 5 (1.77%) GCFE
7 5 (1.77%) GIAC
8 4 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.06%) PMP
10 2 (0.71%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.35%) APMP
11 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.19%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.77%) QA
4 4 (1.42%) GxP
4 4 (1.42%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.71%) BS7666
5 2 (0.71%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.77%) EnCase
2 4 (1.42%) Kibana
3 3 (1.06%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.35%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (25.18%) ESRI
2 44 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.87%) Oracle
4 23 (8.16%) SAP
5 21 (7.45%) Mapinfo
6 6 (2.13%) Citrix
6 6 (2.13%) Google
7 5 (1.77%) ArcSight
7 5 (1.77%) Dell
7 5 (1.77%) Rapid7
7 5 (1.77%) Splunk
8 4 (1.42%) Cisco
8 4 (1.42%) Facebook
9 3 (1.06%) Siemens
9 3 (1.06%) Tableau
9 3 (1.06%) Zend
10 2 (0.71%) Adobe
10 2 (0.71%) i2
10 2 (0.71%) IBM
10 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
Lancaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Triad Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £10.44 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago