The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 2.29% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £19.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-51.28% -47.29%

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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
318 436 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.64% 22.76% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 267 227
Median daily rate £363 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GIS.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) Spatial Data
4 6 (40.00%) Information Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (33.33%) PostGIS
5 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (33.33%) Ansible
6 4 (26.67%) Artifactory
6 4 (26.67%) Leaflet
6 4 (26.67%) GeoServer
6 4 (26.67%) OpenLayers
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) ESRI
6 4 (26.67%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (13.33%) Security Management
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Information Security
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit
7 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) User Stories
8 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (6.67%) QGIS
8 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (26.67%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) 2G
1 1 (6.67%) 3G
1 1 (6.67%) 4G
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) SDH
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Spatial Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) EDRMS
2 1 (6.67%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 6 (40.00%) GIS Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) GIS Developer
3 4 (26.67%) GIS Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 4 (26.67%) Leaflet
2 4 (26.67%) OpenLayers
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (6.67%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
6 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (6.67%) Records Management
6 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) ESRI