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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 438 414 393
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Contract jobs citing GIS 119 125 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.89% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 66
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£400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £119 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.15 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.40 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £24.89
% change year-on-year
+103.12% -35.72%
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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
13894 14021 12698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.48% 31.44% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8858 8772 7714
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 563 765
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +2 35 £320 +14.13% 11
South East +2 34 £400 +8.47% 19
South West +3 27 £550 +127.97% 3
North West -12 10 £400 -4.76% 2
West Midlands - 4 £88 - 3
East of England -14 3 £425 +237.30% 4
East Midlands +14 1 £250 +138.09% 3
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 70 (26.22%) ArcGIS
2 59 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (19.48%) .NET
4 51 (19.10%) ESRI
5 47 (17.60%) JavaScript
6 43 (16.10%) SQL
7 39 (14.61%) Data Management
8 38 (14.23%) Oracle
9 36 (13.48%) C#
9 36 (13.48%) Web Services
9 36 (13.48%) Mapinfo
10 35 (13.11%) Microsoft
10 35 (13.11%) Security Cleared
11 30 (11.24%) SQL Server
12 28 (10.49%) Java
12 28 (10.49%) Python
12 28 (10.49%) Degree
13 27 (10.11%) Management Information System
14 25 (9.36%) HTML
15 24 (8.99%) Telecoms
16 22 (8.24%) Project Management
17 21 (7.87%) CSS
17 21 (7.87%) Asset Management
18 20 (7.49%) ITIL
19 18 (6.74%) Finance
19 18 (6.74%) Scrum
20 17 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
20 17 (6.37%) PRINCE2
20 17 (6.37%) Windows
20 17 (6.37%) Data Modelling

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 70 (26.22%) ArcGIS
2 13 (4.87%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.49%) CMS
4 11 (4.12%) ArcSDE
5 9 (3.37%) Apache
6 8 (3.00%) Node.js
7 6 (2.25%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (1.50%) WordPress
8 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.50%) Smallworld
8 4 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.12%) Drupal
9 3 (1.12%) Confluence
10 2 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.75%) Liferay
10 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (6.37%) MS Office
2 13 (4.87%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.00%) SPSS
4 8 (3.00%) AutoCAD
5 7 (2.62%) ArcInfo
6 6 (2.25%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.12%) MS Project
8 2 (0.75%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.37%) InDesign
9 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.37%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Maximo
1 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.37%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.87%) 3G
2 12 (4.49%) LTE
3 10 (3.75%) Internet
4 9 (3.37%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (2.25%) Firewall
6 5 (1.87%) LAN
6 5 (1.87%) VPN
7 4 (1.50%) SSL
8 3 (1.12%) Wireless
8 3 (1.12%) HTTP
8 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.12%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.12%) 3GPP
8 3 (1.12%) VoIP
8 3 (1.12%) Intranet
8 3 (1.12%) 4G
9 2 (0.75%) Network Security
9 2 (0.75%) VLAN
9 2 (0.75%) BGP
9 2 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.12%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.37%) MS Access
6 8 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.87%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.50%) MySQL
11 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.75%) Big Data
12 2 (0.75%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.12%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.75%) Eclipse
3 9 (3.37%) Subversion
4 8 (3.00%) Selenium
5 6 (2.25%) JUnit
5 6 (2.25%) JMeter
6 4 (1.50%) JIRA
7 3 (1.12%) Maven
7 3 (1.12%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.75%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.37%) NUnit
9 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.37%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.37%) Toad
9 1 (0.37%) Hudson
General
1 24 (8.99%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.74%) Finance
3 11 (4.12%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.12%) Retail
4 7 (2.62%) Back Office
4 7 (2.62%) Legal
4 7 (2.62%) Local Government
5 5 (1.87%) Marketing
6 4 (1.50%) Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 64 (23.97%) Developer
2 53 (19.85%) Analyst
3 39 (14.61%) GIS Developer
4 33 (12.36%) Consultant
5 22 (8.24%) Architect
6 20 (7.49%) GIS Analyst
7 15 (5.62%) GIS Technician
8 14 (5.24%) GIS Consultant
9 12 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.75%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.75%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.37%) Web Developer
11 9 (3.37%) Support Technician
12 8 (3.00%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.62%) C# Developer
13 7 (2.62%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.62%) Front-End Developer
14 6 (2.25%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (19.48%) .NET
2 36 (13.48%) Web Services
3 25 (9.36%) HTML
4 21 (7.87%) CSS
5 16 (5.99%) ASP.NET
6 14 (5.24%) .NET Framework
6 14 (5.24%) jQuery
7 13 (4.87%) XML
7 13 (4.87%) SOAP
8 12 (4.49%) WCF
9 10 (3.75%) REST
10 9 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (3.37%) HTML5
10 9 (3.37%) PostGIS
11 8 (3.00%) ArcObjects
12 7 (2.62%) JSON
12 7 (2.62%) Ajax
12 7 (2.62%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.25%) Google Maps API
14 5 (1.87%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.11%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.37%) Open Source
3 15 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.49%) Data Structures
5 10 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.62%) Statistics
6 7 (2.62%) User Experience
7 5 (1.87%) Data Conversion
7 5 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.50%) Social Media
8 4 (1.50%) Animation
9 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.12%) NLPG
9 3 (1.12%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.75%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.75%) LLPG
10 2 (0.75%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.37%) Windows
2 6 (2.25%) Linux
3 5 (1.87%) UNIX
3 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.87%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.75%) VxWorks
5 2 (0.75%) SUSE
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.61%) Data Management
3 22 (8.24%) Project Management
4 21 (7.87%) Asset Management
5 20 (7.49%) ITIL
6 18 (6.74%) Scrum
7 17 (6.37%) PRINCE2
7 17 (6.37%) Data Modelling
8 16 (5.99%) UML
8 16 (5.99%) Workflow
8 16 (5.99%) MVC
9 15 (5.62%) TDD
9 15 (5.62%) CRM
9 15 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.24%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.12%) Information Security
11 11 (4.12%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.12%) ETL
12 10 (3.75%) Performance Improvement
12 10 (3.75%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.60%) JavaScript
2 43 (16.10%) SQL
3 36 (13.48%) C#
4 28 (10.49%) Java
4 28 (10.49%) Python
5 10 (3.75%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.37%) VB
7 6 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.87%) PHP
8 5 (1.87%) VBA
9 4 (1.50%) C
10 3 (1.12%) Magik
10 3 (1.12%) C++
10 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.75%) R
11 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.75%) MapBasic
12 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.49%) Degree
3 14 (5.24%) ISEB
4 13 (4.87%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) HNC
7 1 (0.37%) HND
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.75%) ISO 9000
2 9 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) BS7666
4 2 (0.75%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) WebInspect
1 3 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 51 (19.10%) ESRI
2 38 (14.23%) Oracle
3 36 (13.48%) Mapinfo
4 35 (13.11%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.99%) SAP
6 12 (4.49%) Google
7 7 (2.62%) Adobe
8 6 (2.25%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.87%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.50%) Facebook
11 3 (1.12%) Citrix
11 3 (1.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (1.12%) Twitter
12 2 (0.75%) Cisco
12 2 (0.75%) BT
12 2 (0.75%) VMware
13 1 (0.37%) ION Trading
13 1 (0.37%) IBM
13 1 (0.37%) HP
13 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
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