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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 473 432 479
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +47
Contract jobs citing GIS 139 152 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.92% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 74 36
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£375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £217 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £443 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.05 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £28.50 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.06% -17.14%
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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
17426 16598 16008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.96% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11144 10089 9876
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
South East -18 53 £375 +10.70% 8
London -28 28 £344 -4.51% 6
South West +1 18 £465 +106.66% 1
North West -32 13 £370 -1.33% 5
East of England +14 12 £475 +5.55% 6
East Midlands -3 7 £288 -30.72% 1
Yorkshire -33 4 £363 +31.81% 3
West Midlands -5 3 £260 -16.12% 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (22.11%) ArcGIS
2 60 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 56 (19.65%) Oracle
4 54 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (16.14%) ESRI
6 44 (15.44%) JavaScript
7 43 (15.09%) Mapinfo
7 43 (15.09%) Management Information System
8 42 (14.74%) HTML
9 37 (12.98%) Java
9 37 (12.98%) Web Services
10 36 (12.63%) CSS
10 36 (12.63%) Data Management
10 36 (12.63%) Security Cleared
11 33 (11.58%) Degree
12 31 (10.88%) jQuery
12 31 (10.88%) MS Office
13 30 (10.53%) Data Analysis
14 29 (10.18%) SQL Server
15 28 (9.82%) Python
15 28 (9.82%) SOA
16 27 (9.47%) Scrum
17 26 (9.12%) Information Security
17 26 (9.12%) MS Excel
17 26 (9.12%) .NET
18 25 (8.77%) UML
18 25 (8.77%) Workflow
19 24 (8.42%) SQL
20 23 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
21 22 (7.72%) TDD

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (22.11%) ArcGIS
2 21 (7.37%) Oracle Spatial
3 20 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.26%) CMS
5 9 (3.16%) IIS
6 8 (2.81%) JBoss
6 8 (2.81%) Apache
7 7 (2.46%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.46%) ArcSDE
8 6 (2.11%) Smallworld
9 5 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.05%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.70%) ArcIMS
13 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.35%) Documentum
13 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (10.88%) MS Office
2 26 (9.12%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.40%) AutoCAD
6 3 (1.05%) MS Project
7 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.70%) SPSS
8 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.21%) Maximo
2 2 (0.70%) Summit
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (0.70%) Agresso
3 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (5.61%) PaaS
2 15 (5.26%) SaaS
3 3 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.21%) FTP
2 5 (1.75%) DNS
2 5 (1.75%) Internet
3 4 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.40%) Firewall
3 4 (1.40%) LTE
4 3 (1.05%) SSL
5 2 (0.70%) Intranet
5 2 (0.70%) 3G
5 2 (0.70%) DWDM
5 2 (0.70%) BGP
5 2 (0.70%) VRRP
5 2 (0.70%) SDH
5 2 (0.70%) DHCP
5 2 (0.70%) ATM
5 2 (0.70%) MGW
5 2 (0.70%) 2G
5 2 (0.70%) RNC
5 2 (0.70%) VLAN
5 2 (0.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.91%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.86%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.86%) Big Data
7 7 (2.46%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.11%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.75%) EDMS
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.70%) MS Access
10 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.35%) MySQL
11 1 (0.35%) DB2
11 1 (0.35%) Informix
Development Applications
1 15 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 15 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.46%) Subversion
3 6 (2.11%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.40%) Selenium
5 4 (1.40%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.40%) Appium
6 3 (1.05%) JUnit
6 3 (1.05%) Maven
6 3 (1.05%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.70%) Zephyr
7 2 (0.70%) Hudson
7 2 (0.70%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.35%) Kiln
8 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (6.67%) Retail
2 17 (5.96%) Finance
3 15 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 15 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.75%) Legal
5 4 (1.40%) Billing
5 4 (1.40%) Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Local Government
6 3 (1.05%) Publishing
7 2 (0.70%) Front Office
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (21.05%) Architect
1 60 (21.05%) Analyst
2 46 (16.14%) Solutions Architect
3 45 (15.79%) Developer
4 28 (9.82%) GIS Technician
5 21 (7.37%) GIS Analyst
6 17 (5.96%) Consultant
7 16 (5.61%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 13 (4.56%) GIS Consultant
10 11 (3.86%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (3.86%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.16%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.81%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.46%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (2.11%) GIS Developer
14 6 (2.11%) GIS Officer
15 5 (1.75%) Applications Architect
15 5 (1.75%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.74%) HTML
2 37 (12.98%) Web Services
3 36 (12.63%) CSS
4 31 (10.88%) jQuery
5 26 (9.12%) .NET
6 21 (7.37%) Spring
7 20 (7.02%) AngularJS
8 18 (6.32%) Hibernate
9 17 (5.96%) SOAP
10 16 (5.61%) .NET Framework
11 15 (5.26%) Spring MVC
11 15 (5.26%) EJB
12 14 (4.91%) Ajax
12 14 (4.91%) REST
13 10 (3.51%) Google Maps API
13 10 (3.51%) XML
14 9 (3.16%) JPA
14 9 (3.16%) Java EE
15 8 (2.81%) CSS3
15 8 (2.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.56%) Data Integration
4 12 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.16%) LLPG
6 7 (2.46%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.75%) User Experience
8 4 (1.40%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.40%) Wiki
9 3 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.05%) Clustering
9 3 (1.05%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.70%) Social Media
10 2 (0.70%) Replication
10 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.70%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.35%) Photography
11 1 (0.35%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.61%) Windows
2 12 (4.21%) Linux
3 8 (2.81%) UNIX
4 6 (2.11%) Android
4 6 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (12.63%) Data Management
3 30 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 28 (9.82%) SOA
5 27 (9.47%) Scrum
6 26 (9.12%) Information Security
7 25 (8.77%) UML
7 25 (8.77%) Workflow
8 22 (7.72%) ITIL
8 22 (7.72%) TDD
8 22 (7.72%) TOGAF
9 20 (7.02%) Content Management
9 20 (7.02%) Asset Management
10 19 (6.67%) Migration
10 19 (6.67%) MVC
11 18 (6.32%) PRINCE2
11 18 (6.32%) CRM
12 17 (5.96%) Project Management
13 16 (5.61%) Data Modelling
14 15 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.44%) JavaScript
2 37 (12.98%) Java
3 28 (9.82%) Python
4 24 (8.42%) SQL
5 21 (7.37%) C#
6 13 (4.56%) VB
7 4 (1.40%) C
7 4 (1.40%) Perl
7 4 (1.40%) PHP
7 4 (1.40%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.05%) MapBasic
8 3 (1.05%) Ruby
8 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.05%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.35%) Groovy
9 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.35%) Scala
9 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 36 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 33 (11.58%) Degree
3 18 (6.32%) ISEB
4 10 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.75%) CISSP
5 5 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.75%) CCNP
5 5 (1.75%) CCNA
6 4 (1.40%) OCPJWCD
6 4 (1.40%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.40%) OCMJD
7 3 (1.05%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CEH
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.91%) ISO 9000
1 14 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.21%) QA
3 5 (1.75%) SLA
4 3 (1.05%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.70%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) BS7666
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 56 (19.65%) Oracle
3 46 (16.14%) ESRI
4 43 (15.09%) Mapinfo
5 16 (5.61%) SAP
6 14 (4.91%) Google
7 13 (4.56%) IBM
7 13 (4.56%) VMware
8 12 (4.21%) Citrix
9 6 (2.11%) Sun
10 4 (1.40%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.05%) Twitter
12 2 (0.70%) Cramer
12 2 (0.70%) ComArch
12 2 (0.70%) Symantec
12 2 (0.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (0.70%) Cisco
13 1 (0.35%) Sybase
13 1 (0.35%) i2
13 1 (0.35%) Informatica
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375 per day
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