The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 38 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.72% - 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.41% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £12.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+61.64% +19.04%
GIS
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
83 81 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 29.86% 23.48% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 51
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £380 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 26
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OpenText
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) OpenText
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin