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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 436 450 367
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -83
Contract jobs citing GIS 157 113 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.73% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 54 109
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£339 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.86% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £187 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £374 £355
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.77 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% -45.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.63 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £46.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -44.88%
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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
16576 15446 15439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 32.24% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10527 9861 9233
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 688 609 742
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.57 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +9 58 £375 -6.54% 7
South East +17 52 £340 -32.00% 7
South West -27 18 £225 -37.50% 2
North West -6 13 £350 +3.39% 8
Yorkshire -1 9 £275 -42.10% 6
West Midlands -24 3 - - 2
East of England -23 1 £450 +28.57%
East Midlands - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 71 (22.98%) SQL
2 66 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (21.04%) JavaScript
4 60 (19.42%) Degree
5 59 (19.09%) .NET
5 59 (19.09%) ArcGIS
6 47 (15.21%) HTML
7 44 (14.24%) C#
8 43 (13.92%) Java
8 43 (13.92%) ESRI
9 41 (13.27%) CSS
10 40 (12.94%) Oracle
10 40 (12.94%) SQL Server
10 40 (12.94%) Data Management
11 37 (11.97%) Microsoft
12 35 (11.33%) TDD
12 35 (11.33%) Scrum
13 32 (10.36%) Web Services
13 32 (10.36%) jQuery
14 29 (9.39%) Security Cleared
14 29 (9.39%) Management Information System
15 28 (9.06%) Mapinfo
16 26 (8.41%) Computer Science
16 26 (8.41%) Asset Management
17 25 (8.09%) ASP.NET
18 24 (7.77%) Open Source
19 23 (7.44%) XML
19 23 (7.44%) Python
19 23 (7.44%) Project Management
20 22 (7.12%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 59 (19.09%) ArcGIS
2 17 (5.50%) Apache
3 11 (3.56%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.56%) JBoss
4 10 (3.24%) Smallworld
5 9 (2.91%) Oracle Spatial
5 9 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.91%) Node.js
6 6 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.94%) ArcSDE
7 5 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.29%) WordPress
8 4 (1.29%) Confluence
9 3 (0.97%) Liferay
9 3 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (0.97%) CMS
9 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (6.47%) MS Office
2 19 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.91%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.62%) ArcInfo
4 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.97%) MS Project
7 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.32%) SPSS
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.32%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Maximo
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.21%) Internet
2 11 (3.56%) 3G
2 11 (3.56%) LTE
3 8 (2.59%) Firewall
3 8 (2.59%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (2.27%) SSL
5 6 (1.94%) DNS
5 6 (1.94%) LAN
5 6 (1.94%) Network Security
6 5 (1.62%) Intranet
6 5 (1.62%) HTTP
7 4 (1.29%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.97%) VPN
8 3 (0.97%) VoIP
8 3 (0.97%) WAN
8 3 (0.97%) Wireless
9 2 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.65%) 4G
9 2 (0.65%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.83%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.85%) Big Data
6 14 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (4.21%) MS Access
8 10 (3.24%) Data Mining
9 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.94%) MySQL
10 6 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 7
12 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.97%) OLAP
13 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (6.47%) Selenium
1 20 (6.47%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.15%) JUnit
2 19 (6.15%) Eclipse
3 14 (4.53%) Maven
4 13 (4.21%) Subversion
5 9 (2.91%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.59%) Hudson
6 8 (2.59%) JMeter
7 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.62%) JIRA
9 4 (1.29%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.65%) NUnit
10 2 (0.65%) Toad
10 2 (0.65%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.65%) Behat
11 1 (0.32%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 20 (6.47%) Telecoms
2 17 (5.50%) Finance
3 8 (2.59%) Banking
4 7 (2.27%) Local Government
5 4 (1.29%) Marketing
5 4 (1.29%) Back Office
6 2 (0.65%) Military
6 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (29.13%) Developer
2 71 (22.98%) Analyst
3 32 (10.36%) Consultant
4 27 (8.74%) GIS Developer
5 25 (8.09%) GIS Analyst
6 17 (5.50%) Java Developer
7 14 (4.53%) .NET Developer
7 14 (4.53%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (4.21%) Test Analyst
8 13 (4.21%) Business Analyst
8 13 (4.21%) GIS Consultant
9 12 (3.88%) GIS Technician
10 11 (3.56%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.56%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.24%) Graduate
11 10 (3.24%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (2.91%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.59%) Support Technician
13 8 (2.59%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.27%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (19.09%) .NET
2 47 (15.21%) HTML
3 41 (13.27%) CSS
4 32 (10.36%) Web Services
4 32 (10.36%) jQuery
5 25 (8.09%) ASP.NET
6 23 (7.44%) XML
7 15 (4.85%) SOAP
8 13 (4.21%) Ajax
8 13 (4.21%) WCF
8 13 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (4.21%) HTML5
8 13 (4.21%) REST
9 12 (3.88%) Spring
10 10 (3.24%) JSON
10 10 (3.24%) JMS
10 10 (3.24%) J2EE
10 10 (3.24%) Google Maps API
10 10 (3.24%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.91%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.39%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 24 (7.77%) Open Source
4 18 (5.83%) Mobile App
5 16 (5.18%) Statistics
6 14 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.91%) User Experience
8 8 (2.59%) NHS
9 7 (2.27%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.62%) Social Media
11 4 (1.29%) CMDB
11 4 (1.29%) Animation
11 4 (1.29%) Informatics
12 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.97%) NLPG
12 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.97%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.65%) Data Conversion
13 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.12%) Windows
2 11 (3.56%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.62%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.29%) UNIX
5 3 (0.97%) Linux
5 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (12.94%) Data Management
3 35 (11.33%) TDD
3 35 (11.33%) Scrum
4 26 (8.41%) Asset Management
5 23 (7.44%) Project Management
6 21 (6.80%) OO
6 21 (6.80%) MVC
7 16 (5.18%) Workflow
7 16 (5.18%) Data Analysis
8 15 (4.85%) Cartography
9 14 (4.53%) PRINCE2
9 14 (4.53%) Data Modelling
10 13 (4.21%) ETL
10 13 (4.21%) BDD
11 12 (3.88%) Web Development
12 11 (3.56%) ITIL
12 11 (3.56%) CAD
12 11 (3.56%) UML
12 11 (3.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (22.98%) SQL
2 65 (21.04%) JavaScript
3 44 (14.24%) C#
4 43 (13.92%) Java
5 23 (7.44%) Python
6 15 (4.85%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.91%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.59%) Magik
9 5 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.62%) C++
9 5 (1.62%) PHP
10 4 (1.29%) C
10 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.65%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.32%) MapBasic
12 1 (0.32%) JCL
Qualifications
1 60 (19.42%) Degree
2 29 (9.39%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.62%) ISEB
5 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.29%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PMP
8 1 (0.32%) HNC
8 1 (0.32%) HND
8 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.32%) CCNP
8 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.88%) SLA
2 5 (1.62%) QA
3 3 (0.97%) BS7666
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.65%) Firmware
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) WebInspect
2 3 (0.97%) SCCM
3 2 (0.65%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (13.92%) ESRI
2 40 (12.94%) Oracle
3 37 (11.97%) Microsoft
4 28 (9.06%) Mapinfo
5 14 (4.53%) SAP
5 14 (4.53%) Google
6 9 (2.91%) Adobe
7 6 (1.94%) Intergraph
8 5 (1.62%) Autodesk
9 4 (1.29%) Facebook
9 4 (1.29%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.29%) Citrix
9 4 (1.29%) IBM
10 3 (0.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 3 (0.97%) Twitter
10 3 (0.97%) Varonis
11 2 (0.65%) Lumension
11 2 (0.65%) Cisco
11 2 (0.65%) NetApp
11 2 (0.65%) Symantec
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