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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK / England
Rank 430 449 456
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs citing GIS 145 164 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 1.53% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 73 69
Median daily rate £340 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 12
Median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.76% -15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.76% +55.55%

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
9256 10693 10580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.42% 22.43% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6330 7294 6919
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 177 159
Median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £60.62 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +38 55 £275 -30.81% 6
London -13 30 £388 -6.73% 7
North West +24 18 £275 -13.38% 2
Yorkshire +26 14 - - 3
North East -16 12 £340 -33.33% 1
South West +1 7 £363 - 1
East of England -1 4 £318 -39.52% 6
West Midlands - 2 £350 - 5
East Midlands +8 1 - -
Midlands 0 1 - -
GIS
UK

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 61 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 59 (20.70%) ArcGIS
3 56 (19.65%) Degree
4 46 (16.14%) SQL
5 41 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (12.63%) ESRI
7 35 (12.28%) MS Office
7 35 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (11.23%) Finance
9 30 (10.53%) Telecoms
9 30 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 29 (10.18%) MS Excel
11 27 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (8.77%) Scrum
13 24 (8.42%) Management Information System
13 24 (8.42%) Project Management
14 23 (8.07%) HTML
14 23 (8.07%) Spatial Data
15 22 (7.72%) Python
15 22 (7.72%) Mapinfo
16 21 (7.37%) Data Management
17 20 (7.02%) Windows
17 20 (7.02%) Java
17 20 (7.02%) SQL Server
18 19 (6.67%) .NET
18 19 (6.67%) Oracle
19 17 (5.96%) Asset Management
20 16 (5.61%) Banking
20 16 (5.61%) C#
20 16 (5.61%) Security Cleared

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 59 (20.70%) ArcGIS
2 13 (4.56%) GeoServer
3 9 (3.16%) CMS
3 9 (3.16%) Smallworld
4 7 (2.46%) IIS
5 6 (2.11%) SAS
6 5 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (1.05%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.05%) ArcSDE
8 3 (1.05%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.70%) Apache
9 2 (0.70%) Documentum
9 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.35%) Gentran
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (12.28%) MS Office
2 29 (10.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.75%) Stata
4 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) SPSS
5 2 (0.70%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.26%) Maximo
2 4 (1.40%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.35%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.05%) Heroku
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.16%) Internet
2 5 (1.75%) GPON
3 4 (1.40%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.05%) Intranet
4 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.70%) 2G
5 2 (0.70%) 3G
5 2 (0.70%) 4G
5 2 (0.70%) ATM
5 2 (0.70%) DMZ
5 2 (0.70%) HTTP
5 2 (0.70%) SDH
5 2 (0.70%) SSL
6 1 (0.35%) DHCP
6 1 (0.35%) DNS
6 1 (0.35%) Firewall
6 1 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) SSH
6 1 (0.35%) VPN
6 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.07%) Spatial Data
2 20 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.91%) QGIS
4 9 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.11%) Big Data
5 6 (2.11%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.40%) MS Access
7 4 (1.40%) Power BI
8 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.70%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.16%) JIRA
2 7 (2.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.46%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.75%) MSI
4 5 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.40%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.05%) Subversion
7 2 (0.70%) Babel
7 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.70%) MSTest
7 2 (0.70%) NuGet
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.70%) webpack
8 1 (0.35%) Hudson
8 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.35%) TestRail
General
1 32 (11.23%) Finance
2 30 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.61%) Banking
4 11 (3.86%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.11%) Local Government
5 6 (2.11%) Publishing
6 3 (1.05%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (26.32%) GIS Technician
2 57 (20.00%) Analyst
3 38 (13.33%) Developer
4 25 (8.77%) Data Technician
5 21 (7.37%) GIS Analyst
6 19 (6.67%) Consultant
7 18 (6.32%) Data Analyst
7 18 (6.32%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.61%) Architect
9 11 (3.86%) GIS Data Analyst
10 10 (3.51%) GIS Architect
11 9 (3.16%) Data Architect
11 9 (3.16%) GIS Developer
11 9 (3.16%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.16%) Security Consultant
11 9 (3.16%) Web Developer
12 8 (2.81%) Administrator
13 7 (2.46%) Senior Consultant
13 7 (2.46%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.07%) HTML
2 19 (6.67%) .NET
3 16 (5.61%) OpenLayers
4 14 (4.91%) CSS
5 13 (4.56%) .NET Framework
5 13 (4.56%) jQuery
5 13 (4.56%) Web Services
6 10 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 10 (3.51%) Java EE
6 10 (3.51%) Leaflet
6 10 (3.51%) SignalR
7 8 (2.81%) HTML5
8 7 (2.46%) Entity Framework
8 7 (2.46%) JPA
8 7 (2.46%) Node.js
8 7 (2.46%) REST
9 6 (2.11%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.11%) PostGIS
9 6 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.42%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.16%) Clustering
5 8 (2.81%) User Experience
6 6 (2.11%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.05%) LLPG
9 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.70%) NHS
9 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.35%) Handset
10 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.02%) Windows
2 10 (3.51%) Linux
2 10 (3.51%) Unix
2 10 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.11%) AIX
4 4 (1.40%) Android
4 4 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.70%) OS/390
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (8.77%) Scrum
4 24 (8.42%) Project Management
5 21 (7.37%) Data Management
6 17 (5.96%) Asset Management
7 15 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (5.26%) Migration
8 14 (4.91%) Analytics
9 13 (4.56%) Data Analysis
9 13 (4.56%) Spatial Analysis
9 13 (4.56%) Web Development
10 11 (3.86%) ETL
10 11 (3.86%) Information Security
10 11 (3.86%) TDD
11 10 (3.51%) Data Migration
11 10 (3.51%) SOA
11 10 (3.51%) Software Engineering
11 10 (3.51%) Use Case
12 9 (3.16%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.14%) SQL
2 30 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 22 (7.72%) Python
4 20 (7.02%) Java
5 16 (5.61%) C#
6 9 (3.16%) R
7 5 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.40%) JCL
8 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.40%) sed
8 4 (1.40%) VBA
9 3 (1.05%) C
9 3 (1.05%) PHP
9 3 (1.05%) Scala
10 2 (0.70%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.70%) C++
10 2 (0.70%) ES6
10 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (19.65%) Degree
2 16 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.40%) GISP
4 4 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.40%) RHCSA
4 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.70%) CISSP
6 2 (0.70%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.35%) ISEB
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.81%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.05%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.70%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) BS7666
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.40%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Packer
2 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.63%) ESRI
3 22 (7.72%) Mapinfo
4 19 (6.67%) Oracle
5 8 (2.81%) SAP
6 7 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.11%) Alteryx
7 6 (2.11%) Tableau
8 4 (1.40%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.40%) Veritas
9 2 (0.70%) Adobe
9 2 (0.70%) Citrix
9 2 (0.70%) Dell
9 2 (0.70%) Mapbox
9 2 (0.70%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.35%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.35%) Facebook
10 1 (0.35%) Google
10 1 (0.35%) RapidMiner
10 1 (0.35%) Twitter
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