The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 384 424 374
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -50
Contract jobs citing GIS 46 22 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.094% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 0.39% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 31
Median daily rate £325 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £307 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £684 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -10.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -20.00%
GIS
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5274 5609 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.11% 24.08% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3720 3999 3934
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 45
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £45.72 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in London

GIS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 3 £388 +40.90% 2
Croydon - 3 £300 -
Docklands, London - 2 £400 -
Dagenham - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for GIS.

1 25 (32.89%) SQL
2 18 (23.68%) ESRI
3 17 (22.37%) Mapinfo
4 16 (21.05%) Finance
5 15 (19.74%) ArcGIS
6 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
6 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (17.11%) Project Management
6 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
8 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
9 10 (13.16%) Data Mining
10 9 (11.84%) VBA
10 9 (11.84%) HTML
10 9 (11.84%) Power BI
11 8 (10.53%) Spatial Analysis
11 8 (10.53%) Virtual Team
11 8 (10.53%) Degree
11 8 (10.53%) Data Analysis
12 7 (9.21%) DV Cleared
12 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
12 7 (9.21%) Data Management
12 7 (9.21%) Document Management
12 7 (9.21%) JSP 440
12 7 (9.21%) PHP
12 7 (9.21%) .NET
12 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
12 7 (9.21%) SAP

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (19.74%) ArcGIS
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
3 5 (6.58%) Smallworld
4 3 (3.95%) CMS
5 2 (2.63%) ArcSDE
5 2 (2.63%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.63%) Drupal
5 2 (2.63%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.63%) WordPress
6 1 (1.32%) Documentum
6 1 (1.32%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.63%) Maximo
1 2 (2.63%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.63%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.32%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.32%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 1 (1.32%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Boomi
1 2 (2.63%) Force.com
1 2 (2.63%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) 2G
2 1 (1.32%) 3G
2 1 (1.32%) 4G
2 1 (1.32%) ATM
2 1 (1.32%) Extranet
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) MPLS
2 1 (1.32%) SDH
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) Data Mining
2 9 (11.84%) Power BI
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.58%) MySQL
5 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.95%) Spatial Data
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.32%) Big Data
8 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.32%) QGIS
8 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.58%) MSI
2 2 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.32%) gulp
3 1 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Local Government
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Project Manager
2 12 (15.79%) Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 9 (11.84%) Business Manager
4 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Business Project Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Telecoms Planner
8 4 (5.26%) GIS Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) GIS Developer
9 3 (3.95%) SAP Manager
9 3 (3.95%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) HTML
2 7 (9.21%) .NET
3 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.89%) Web Services
4 5 (6.58%) Ajax
4 5 (6.58%) Behat
4 5 (6.58%) CSS
5 4 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (2.63%) Apache Flex
6 2 (2.63%) Java EE
6 2 (2.63%) JSON
6 2 (2.63%) REST
6 2 (2.63%) SOAP
6 2 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 7 (9.21%) Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (1.32%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) LLPG
6 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.32%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.32%) NLPG
6 1 (1.32%) Photography
6 1 (1.32%) SCADA
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
6 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (17.11%) Project Management
2 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 8 (10.53%) Spatial Analysis
5 7 (9.21%) Data Management
5 7 (9.21%) Document Management
6 6 (7.89%) Analytics
7 5 (6.58%) BDD
7 5 (6.58%) Data Analytics
7 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.58%) MVC
7 5 (6.58%) OO
7 5 (6.58%) OO PHP
7 5 (6.58%) Open Source
7 5 (6.58%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (6.58%) TDD
7 5 (6.58%) Validation
8 4 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) VBA
3 7 (9.21%) C
3 7 (9.21%) PHP
4 5 (6.58%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.58%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) DV Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.32%) CFCE
4 1 (1.32%) EnCE
4 1 (1.32%) GCFA
4 1 (1.32%) GCFE
4 1 (1.32%) GIAC
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) JSP 440
2 6 (7.89%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.95%) QA
4 2 (2.63%) BS7666
4 2 (2.63%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) EnCase
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) ESRI
2 17 (22.37%) Mapinfo
3 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.21%) SAP
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco
6 3 (3.95%) Siemens
7 2 (2.63%) Adobe
7 2 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (2.63%) Informatica
7 2 (2.63%) NetApp
7 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.63%) Talend
8 1 (1.32%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.32%) iManage
8 1 (1.32%) Rapid7
8 1 (1.32%) Speakerbus
8 1 (1.32%) Splunk
8 1 (1.32%) Triple Point
8 1 (1.32%) Ventyx