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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 73 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing GIS 29 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.61% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.41% 0.59% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Median daily rate £475 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-34.48% -6.45%
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
345 339 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.13% 22.33% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 231 148
Median daily rate £375 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £14.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £19.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 24 June 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 26 (78.79%) ESRI
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (69.70%) PostGIS
4 14 (42.42%) AngularJS
4 14 (42.42%) Information Architecture
4 14 (42.42%) GeoServer
4 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (36.36%) Java
5 12 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
5 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (36.36%) TOGAF
5 12 (36.36%) Spatial Data
6 11 (33.33%) OpenLayers
6 11 (33.33%) Leaflet
6 11 (33.33%) Open Source
6 11 (33.33%) REST
6 11 (33.33%) Web Services
6 11 (33.33%) Python
7 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
7 9 (27.27%) SDLC
8 5 (15.15%) Node.js
8 5 (15.15%) Ember.js
8 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 5 (15.15%) CSS
9 3 (9.09%) ArcGIS
9 3 (9.09%) SAP
9 3 (9.09%) PHP
9 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.09%) CMS

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 14 (42.42%) GeoServer
2 3 (9.09%) ArcGIS
2 3 (9.09%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) 2G
1 2 (6.06%) 3G
1 2 (6.06%) 4G
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) ATM
2 1 (3.03%) GSM
2 1 (3.03%) SDH
2 1 (3.03%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Spatial Data
2 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Data Architect
2 11 (33.33%) Developer
3 9 (27.27%) GIS Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Drupal Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Web Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.03%) GIS Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) GIS Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) GIS Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Procurement Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) PostGIS
2 14 (42.42%) AngularJS
3 11 (33.33%) Leaflet
3 11 (33.33%) OpenLayers
3 11 (33.33%) REST
3 11 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (15.15%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) Ember.js
4 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 5 (15.15%) Node.js
5 3 (9.09%) Backbone.js
5 3 (9.09%) CSS3
5 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 3 (9.09%) React
6 2 (6.06%) .NET
6 2 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) JSON
6 2 (6.06%) Laravel
6 2 (6.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Economics
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Information Architecture
3 12 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
3 12 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (36.36%) TOGAF
4 11 (33.33%) Open Source
5 9 (27.27%) SDLC
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Coaching
6 3 (9.09%) Content Management
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) ESRI
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Zend
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle