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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 479 483 506
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Contract jobs citing GIS 129 134 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.26% 1.15% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 56 53
Median daily rate £400 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +33.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 16
Median hourly rate £10.25 £11.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% -32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.50 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.25 £12.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -67.56%
GIS
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
10236 11693 11071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.38% 23.08% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6842 7887 7428
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 177 180
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

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

GIS
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 4 December 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 4 December 2016.

GIS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

GIS
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 4 December 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
South East +27 41 £336 -15.93% 8
London -15 19 £413 +15.78% 8
North West -11 16 £372 -21.78% 3
Yorkshire +23 15 £325 -13.33% 4
East of England +12 10 £400 -20.00% 1
West Midlands 0 10 £438 +446.87% 2
South West +9 5 £303 -9.02% 2
North East -25 5 £560 - 1
East Midlands -11 2 £225 -50.00%
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UK

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 54 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 53 (19.70%) Degree
3 48 (17.84%) ArcGIS
4 46 (17.10%) SQL
5 43 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (15.24%) ESRI
7 35 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (11.90%) MS Office
9 30 (11.15%) MS Excel
10 26 (9.67%) Python
11 25 (9.29%) Project Management
11 25 (9.29%) SAP
12 24 (8.92%) Finance
12 24 (8.92%) Migration
13 23 (8.55%) Management Information System
13 23 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (8.18%) Java
14 22 (8.18%) Spatial Data
15 20 (7.43%) Telecoms
16 19 (7.06%) JavaScript
16 19 (7.06%) Oracle
17 18 (6.69%) HTML
17 18 (6.69%) Scrum
17 18 (6.69%) Spatial Analysis
18 17 (6.32%) Mapinfo
19 15 (5.58%) Asset Management
20 14 (5.20%) PRINCE2
20 14 (5.20%) Security Cleared
20 14 (5.20%) Analytics

GIS
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 48 (17.84%) ArcGIS
2 6 (2.23%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.23%) CMS
2 6 (2.23%) GeoServer
2 6 (2.23%) IIS
2 6 (2.23%) SAS
3 5 (1.86%) Apache
3 5 (1.86%) Smallworld
4 4 (1.49%) Documentum
4 4 (1.49%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (1.12%) WordPress
6 2 (0.74%) ArcSDE
6 2 (0.74%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.74%) Drupal
6 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.74%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.37%) Gentran
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (11.90%) MS Office
2 30 (11.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.86%) Stata
4 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.12%) SPSS
5 2 (0.74%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.97%) Maximo
2 4 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (1.49%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.12%) SAP CS
3 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (0.74%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.37%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 1 (0.37%) Primavera
5 1 (0.37%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) Boomi
2 2 (0.74%) Force.com
2 2 (0.74%) G Suite
2 2 (0.74%) Heroku
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.97%) Internet
2 6 (2.23%) 2G
2 6 (2.23%) 3G
2 6 (2.23%) 4G
2 6 (2.23%) Firewall
2 6 (2.23%) GPON
2 6 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.86%) ATM
3 5 (1.86%) Intranet
3 5 (1.86%) SDH
4 3 (1.12%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.12%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.37%) Extranet
5 1 (0.37%) GSM
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) LTE
5 1 (0.37%) MPLS
5 1 (0.37%) VLAN
5 1 (0.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.37%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.18%) Spatial Data
2 13 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.46%) Big Data
3 12 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.72%) QGIS
5 9 (3.35%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.35%) Power BI
5 9 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.60%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.60%) MySQL
7 5 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.49%) Text Mining
9 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.74%) MS Access
10 2 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.72%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.86%) JIRA
3 5 (1.86%) MSI
4 4 (1.49%) Artifactory
4 4 (1.49%) LSMW
4 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.74%) MSTest
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.37%) JUnit
6 1 (0.37%) Mockito
6 1 (0.37%) Moq
6 1 (0.37%) NUnit
6 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (8.92%) Finance
2 20 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.60%) Local Government
4 5 (1.86%) Banking
5 4 (1.49%) Back Office
6 3 (1.12%) Legal
6 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.12%) Retail
7 2 (0.74%) Marketing
7 2 (0.74%) Military
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (19.70%) GIS Technician
2 47 (17.47%) Analyst
3 26 (9.67%) Developer
4 24 (8.92%) Architect
4 24 (8.92%) Project Manager
5 22 (8.18%) Data Technician
6 14 (5.20%) Consultant
7 12 (4.46%) Data Architect
7 12 (4.46%) GIS Analyst
8 10 (3.72%) Business Manager
8 10 (3.72%) Data Analyst
8 10 (3.72%) GIS Architect
8 10 (3.72%) GIS Developer
9 9 (3.35%) Administrator
9 9 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 9 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (2.97%) Business Analyst
10 8 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
10 8 (2.97%) Business Project Manager
11 7 (2.60%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.69%) HTML
2 13 (4.83%) CSS
2 13 (4.83%) PostGIS
3 12 (4.46%) .NET
3 12 (4.46%) AngularJS
4 9 (3.35%) Web Services
5 8 (2.97%) OpenLayers
6 7 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.60%) REST
7 6 (2.23%) Django
7 6 (2.23%) Java EE
7 6 (2.23%) jQuery
7 6 (2.23%) SOAP
7 6 (2.23%) XML
8 5 (1.86%) Ajax
8 5 (1.86%) Behat
8 5 (1.86%) HTML5
8 5 (1.86%) JavaFX
9 4 (1.49%) Leaflet
9 4 (1.49%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.83%) Statistics
4 9 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.35%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.97%) Clustering
6 7 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.60%) SCADA
6 7 (2.60%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.23%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.86%) Neural Network
8 5 (1.86%) Remote Sensing
9 4 (1.49%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.49%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.49%) Ontologies
9 4 (1.49%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.49%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.49%) User Experience
10 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.09%) Windows
2 7 (2.60%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.86%) Unix
3 5 (1.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.49%) Linux
5 3 (1.12%) AIX
5 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (9.29%) Project Management
4 24 (8.92%) Migration
5 23 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (6.69%) Scrum
6 18 (6.69%) Spatial Analysis
7 15 (5.58%) Asset Management
8 14 (5.20%) Analytics
8 14 (5.20%) PRINCE2
9 13 (4.83%) Information Architecture
10 12 (4.46%) CRM
10 12 (4.46%) Data Management
11 11 (4.09%) CAD
11 11 (4.09%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.09%) Data Migration
11 11 (4.09%) Data Modelling
11 11 (4.09%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (4.09%) Machine Learning
12 10 (3.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.10%) SQL
2 26 (9.67%) Python
3 22 (8.18%) Java
4 19 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.72%) PHP
6 9 (3.35%) R
6 9 (3.35%) VBA
7 6 (2.23%) C#
8 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.49%) sed
9 3 (1.12%) Ruby
10 2 (0.74%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (19.70%) Degree
2 14 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.23%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.86%) CISSP
4 5 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.49%) CFCE
5 4 (1.49%) Postgraduate
6 3 (1.12%) EnCE
6 3 (1.12%) GCFA
6 3 (1.12%) GCFE
6 3 (1.12%) GIAC
6 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.12%) PMP
6 3 (1.12%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.35%) QA
2 8 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.74%) GxP
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) BS7666
System Software
1 9 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.86%) Ansible
2 4 (1.49%) Kibana
3 3 (1.12%) EnCase
4 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.24%) ESRI
3 25 (9.29%) SAP
4 19 (7.06%) Oracle
5 17 (6.32%) Mapinfo
6 7 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.23%) Google
8 5 (1.86%) Facebook
9 4 (1.49%) Citrix
9 4 (1.49%) Dell
10 3 (1.12%) Adobe
10 3 (1.12%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.12%) Cisco
10 3 (1.12%) Rapid7
10 3 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.12%) Splunk
10 3 (1.12%) Veritas
11 2 (0.74%) i2
11 2 (0.74%) Informatica
11 2 (0.74%) Talend
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