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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 74 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 23 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% - 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.08% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Median daily rate £475 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
GIS
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
325 316 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.90% 20.84% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 194 149
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £28.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -34.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.50 £17.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £19.50 £61.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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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 24 May 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 24 May 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 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) ESRI
2 24 (77.42%) PostGIS
3 18 (58.06%) AngularJS
3 18 (58.06%) GeoServer
3 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 17 (54.84%) Java
5 16 (51.61%) Web Services
5 16 (51.61%) Python
5 16 (51.61%) Open Source
5 16 (51.61%) REST
6 14 (45.16%) OpenLayers
7 13 (41.94%) SDLC
7 13 (41.94%) Leaflet
8 11 (35.48%) NoSQL
9 8 (25.81%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (25.81%) Information Architecture
9 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
9 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (19.35%) TDD
10 6 (19.35%) BDD
11 5 (16.13%) Backbone.js
12 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
12 4 (12.90%) JBehave
12 4 (12.90%) Node.js
12 4 (12.90%) Gradle
12 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
12 4 (12.90%) Ember.js
12 4 (12.90%) Microservices

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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 18 (58.06%) GeoServer
2 4 (12.90%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) ArcGIS
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) 2G
1 1 (3.23%) 3G
1 1 (3.23%) 4G
1 1 (3.23%) GSM
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) QGIS
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
1 4 (12.90%) Gradle
1 4 (12.90%) JBehave
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
1 4 (12.90%) Maven
1 4 (12.90%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) GitLab
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) GIS Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Data Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Drupal Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.23%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) PostGIS
2 18 (58.06%) AngularJS
3 16 (51.61%) REST
3 16 (51.61%) Web Services
4 14 (45.16%) OpenLayers
5 13 (41.94%) Leaflet
6 5 (16.13%) Backbone.js
7 4 (12.90%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) Ember.js
7 4 (12.90%) HTML
8 2 (6.45%) .NET
8 2 (6.45%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (6.45%) CSS3
8 2 (6.45%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 2 (6.45%) Laravel
8 2 (6.45%) React
8 2 (6.45%) Spring
8 2 (6.45%) Spring Boot
8 2 (6.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Economics
2 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (3.23%) LLPG
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Open Source
3 13 (41.94%) SDLC
4 8 (25.81%) Domain-Driven Design
4 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (25.81%) Information Architecture
4 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Microservices
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) Content Management
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) MVC
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) Java
3 16 (51.61%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) BS7666
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) ESRI
2 2 (6.45%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP