The first 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 18 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 68 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing GIS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.63% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 4.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £15.31 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.41% -23.45%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
176 97 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.68% 15.35% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 87
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £272 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.20 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
GIS
East of England

GIS
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

GIS
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

GIS
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

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) EDIFACT
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Sonic ESB
2 3 (75.00%) XPath
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Gentran
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) EDI
2 3 (75.00%) EAI
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Intranet
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) Sonic ESB
1 3 (75.00%) Gentran
2 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (25.00%) Liferay
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) EDI Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) EDIFACT
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) EDI
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Struts2
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) EAI
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) XPath
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle