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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 96 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing GIS 11 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.56% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.69% 2.58% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -67.56%
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
409 427 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.73% 21.80% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 266 251
Median daily rate £355 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% -20.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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

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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 10 December 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 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Information Architecture
2 11 (52.38%) Spatial Data
3 10 (47.62%) Domain-Driven Design
3 10 (47.62%) Degree
3 10 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) PostGIS
5 8 (38.10%) ESRI
6 5 (23.81%) Ansible
6 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
6 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) Artifactory
7 4 (19.05%) Leaflet
7 4 (19.05%) GeoServer
7 4 (19.05%) OpenLayers
8 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
10 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
10 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
10 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Content Management
10 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture

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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 4 (19.05%) GeoServer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 2G
1 1 (4.76%) 3G
1 1 (4.76%) 4G
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) SDH
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Spatial Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) EDRMS
2 1 (4.76%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 10 (47.62%) Data Architect
3 6 (28.57%) GIS Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) GIS Developer
4 4 (19.05%) GIS Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) GIS Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) PostGIS
2 4 (19.05%) Leaflet
2 4 (19.05%) OpenLayers
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Information Architecture
3 10 (47.62%) Domain-Driven Design
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
8 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) ERP
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.76%) Process Management
8 1 (4.76%) Security Management
8 1 (4.76%) UML
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
1 4 (19.05%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) ESRI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP