The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 70 53 75
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing GIS 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.57% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 2.56% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.90% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.66
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +5.07%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
188 117 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.68% 22.37% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 57 84
Average daily rate £280 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 16
Average hourly rate £20.25 £40.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.30% +89.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.43 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £50.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Hertfordshire region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Hertfordshire region.

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JasperReports
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Liferay
1 1 (100.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle