The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 401 453 385
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -68
Contract jobs citing GIS 156 97 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.77% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 41 117
Average daily rate
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£353 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £255 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.76% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £17.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £8.00 £16.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £51.25 £24.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -42.18%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12754 12536 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.91% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7812 7723 7828
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 520 555 707
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +24 53 £367 -30.19% 6
South East -19 38 £300 -27.27% 10
South West -10 25 £364 +28.76% 5
North West +1 10 £425 - 1
East of England -27 9 £425 +6.25% 6
West Midlands -5 7 £249 -15.47% 1
North East -11 7 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +4 5 £375 +36.36% 4
East Midlands - 2 £415 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (22.15%) Degree
2 65 (21.17%) SQL
3 56 (18.24%) ArcGIS
4 51 (16.61%) JavaScript
5 50 (16.29%) Oracle
6 48 (15.64%) Security Cleared
7 47 (15.31%) Java
8 46 (14.98%) HTML
9 44 (14.33%) ESRI
10 43 (14.01%) SQL Server
10 43 (14.01%) .NET
10 43 (14.01%) Microsoft
11 38 (12.38%) SAP
11 38 (12.38%) CSS
11 38 (12.38%) Management Information System
11 38 (12.38%) SC Cleared
12 37 (12.05%) PRINCE2
13 34 (11.07%) C#
14 33 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
15 32 (10.42%) jQuery
16 31 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (10.10%) Data Management
16 31 (10.10%) Data Analysis
16 31 (10.10%) MS Excel
16 31 (10.10%) Project Management
17 30 (9.77%) Relational Database
18 27 (8.79%) UML
18 27 (8.79%) Web Services
19 26 (8.47%) Scrum
19 26 (8.47%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (18.24%) ArcGIS
2 17 (5.54%) Apache
3 11 (3.58%) ArcSDE
4 10 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.93%) Oracle Spatial
6 7 (2.28%) Smallworld
7 6 (1.95%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.95%) Liferay
7 6 (1.95%) Apache ServiceMix
7 6 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.98%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.65%) Node.js
11 1 (0.33%) Gentran
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.82%) MS Office
3 12 (3.91%) AutoCAD
4 11 (3.58%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (3.26%) Casewise Modeler
6 7 (2.28%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.98%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.33%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Maximo
2 2 (0.65%) Summit
2 2 (0.65%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.33%) SAP MRS
3 1 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.98%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.95%) DNS
1 6 (1.95%) RTCP
1 6 (1.95%) RTP
1 6 (1.95%) Network Security
2 5 (1.63%) Internet
3 4 (1.30%) SSL
3 4 (1.30%) Firewall
4 2 (0.65%) RFID
4 2 (0.65%) Intranet
4 2 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.65%) SAN
4 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.65%) HTTP
4 2 (0.65%) GSM
4 2 (0.65%) SMS
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) LAN
5 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (9.77%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.86%) Big Data
5 17 (5.54%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.21%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.28%) MS Access
8 7 (2.28%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.95%) MySQL
9 6 (1.95%) JasperReports
9 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 7
11 4 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.98%) OLAP
12 3 (0.98%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (5.21%) Maven
2 15 (4.89%) Selenium
3 13 (4.23%) JUnit
4 12 (3.91%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.58%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.26%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.28%) Hudson
8 5 (1.63%) Subversion
8 5 (1.63%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.98%) Behat
9 3 (0.98%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.65%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.65%) Toad
10 2 (0.65%) JMeter
10 2 (0.65%) NUnit
11 1 (0.33%) JIRA
11 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.33%) ERwin
General
1 20 (6.51%) Finance
2 9 (2.93%) Banking
3 8 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.30%) Legal
4 4 (1.30%) Local Government
5 3 (0.98%) Retail
6 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.65%) Marketing
6 2 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (24.10%) Analyst
2 68 (22.15%) Developer
3 26 (8.47%) Consultant
3 26 (8.47%) GIS Analyst
4 22 (7.17%) Business Analyst
5 20 (6.51%) Architect
6 18 (5.86%) Project Manager
7 17 (5.54%) Java Developer
8 16 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.91%) GIS Technician
10 10 (3.26%) Security Consultant
11 9 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (2.93%) Support Analyst
11 9 (2.93%) Graduate
11 9 (2.93%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (2.93%) GIS Consultant
11 9 (2.93%) Test Leader
12 8 (2.61%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.61%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.61%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.98%) HTML
2 43 (14.01%) .NET
3 38 (12.38%) CSS
4 32 (10.42%) jQuery
5 27 (8.79%) Web Services
6 25 (8.14%) XML
7 21 (6.84%) ASP.NET
8 17 (5.54%) Ajax
8 17 (5.54%) HTML5
9 16 (5.21%) J2EE
10 14 (4.56%) Spring
11 13 (4.23%) JSON
12 12 (3.91%) ArcObjects
13 10 (3.26%) CSS3
14 9 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.61%) Silverlight
15 8 (2.61%) JMS
16 7 (2.28%) Struts
16 7 (2.28%) XML Schema
16 7 (2.28%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.38%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 25 (8.14%) Open Source
4 22 (7.17%) Mobile App
5 17 (5.54%) Statistics
6 15 (4.89%) Mobile Computing
7 10 (3.26%) CMDB
8 8 (2.61%) NHS
9 7 (2.28%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.95%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.63%) iPhone
12 4 (1.30%) Informatics
12 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.98%) LLPG
14 2 (0.65%) NLPG
14 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
14 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.65%) Firmware
14 2 (0.65%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.14%) Windows
2 15 (4.89%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.61%) UNIX
4 7 (2.28%) Android
5 4 (1.30%) Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.33%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.33%) VMS
7 1 (0.33%) NetWare
7 1 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (12.05%) PRINCE2
2 31 (10.10%) Project Management
2 31 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (10.10%) Data Management
2 31 (10.10%) Data Analysis
3 27 (8.79%) UML
4 26 (8.47%) Scrum
5 25 (8.14%) Data Modelling
6 24 (7.82%) OO
7 23 (7.49%) TDD
8 19 (6.19%) Asset Management
8 19 (6.19%) Workflow
9 17 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (5.21%) CRM
10 16 (5.21%) Service Delivery
10 16 (5.21%) Information Security
11 15 (4.89%) Migration
11 15 (4.89%) MVC
12 14 (4.56%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.17%) SQL
2 51 (16.61%) JavaScript
3 47 (15.31%) Java
4 34 (11.07%) C#
5 22 (7.17%) Python
6 19 (6.19%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.95%) C++
7 6 (1.95%) C
8 5 (1.63%) PHP
8 5 (1.63%) Magik
9 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.65%) Perl
10 2 (0.65%) Ruby
10 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.33%) Scala
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) ABAP
11 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (22.15%) Degree
2 48 (15.64%) Security Cleared
3 38 (12.38%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.28%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.95%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.95%) ISEB
6 6 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.33%) HND
7 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.58%) SLA
2 7 (2.28%) QA
3 3 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.65%) JTAG
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) BS7666
System Software
1 9 (2.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 50 (16.29%) Oracle
2 44 (14.33%) ESRI
3 43 (14.01%) Microsoft
4 38 (12.38%) SAP
5 16 (5.21%) Mapinfo
6 10 (3.26%) JBoss
6 10 (3.26%) Casewise
6 10 (3.26%) Google
6 10 (3.26%) SolarWinds
7 8 (2.61%) Adobe
8 6 (1.95%) IBM
8 6 (1.95%) Intergraph
9 3 (0.98%) Open Text
9 3 (0.98%) Varonis
10 2 (0.65%) Civica
10 2 (0.65%) VMware
10 2 (0.65%) Symantec
10 2 (0.65%) Lagan
10 2 (0.65%) Splunk
10 2 (0.65%) Lumension
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Reading, Berkshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £300.00 per day
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Rate: £38,084 per annum
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South West
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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