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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 90 103 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing GIS 15 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.62% 0.51% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £358 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £12.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.49% -15.00%
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North West

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
414 394 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.66% 21.74% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 264 204
Median daily rate £375 £400 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £29.01 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.69% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £15.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.36 £35.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GIS.

1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) ESRI
3 25 (65.79%) PostGIS
4 16 (42.11%) Information Architecture
5 15 (39.47%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (39.47%) Spatial Data
6 14 (36.84%) TOGAF
6 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (36.84%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (34.21%) AngularJS
7 13 (34.21%) GeoServer
7 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.95%) Java
9 10 (26.32%) Web Services
9 10 (26.32%) Python
9 10 (26.32%) OpenLayers
9 10 (26.32%) Leaflet
9 10 (26.32%) Open Source
9 10 (26.32%) REST
10 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
10 8 (21.05%) SDLC
11 5 (13.16%) HTML
11 5 (13.16%) CSS
11 5 (13.16%) Ember.js
11 5 (13.16%) Node.js
12 4 (10.53%) BDD
12 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
12 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
12 4 (10.53%) Jenkins

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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 13 (34.21%) GeoServer
2 3 (7.89%) ArcGIS
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) 2G
1 2 (5.26%) 3G
1 2 (5.26%) 4G
1 2 (5.26%) ATM
1 2 (5.26%) SDH
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) Spatial Data
2 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.63%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Data Architect
3 10 (26.32%) Developer
4 8 (21.05%) GIS Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Drupal Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Web Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) GIS Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) GIS Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Transmission Planner
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.63%) GIS Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Procurement Manager
8 1 (2.63%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (2.63%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) PostGIS
2 13 (34.21%) AngularJS
3 10 (26.32%) Leaflet
3 10 (26.32%) OpenLayers
3 10 (26.32%) REST
3 10 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 5 (13.16%) Ember.js
4 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) Node.js
5 3 (7.89%) .NET
5 3 (7.89%) Backbone.js
5 3 (7.89%) CSS3
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) React
6 2 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (5.26%) jQuery
6 2 (5.26%) JSON
6 2 (5.26%) Laravel
6 2 (5.26%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Economics
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Information Architecture
3 15 (39.47%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (36.84%) Domain-Driven Design
4 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (36.84%) TOGAF
5 10 (26.32%) Open Source
6 8 (21.05%) SDLC
7 4 (10.53%) BDD
7 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Content Management
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) ESRI
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Zend
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle