The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 43 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing GIS 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.04% 0.20% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.45% 0.61% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£425 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £12.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.16% -20.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
186 164 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.63% 33.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 96 29
Average daily rate £358 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.40% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £448 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.76% +16.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £170.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS.

1 12 (85.71%) Mapinfo
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Data Structures
3 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
4 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) MapBasic
6 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
7 1 (7.14%) Subversion
7 1 (7.14%) Spring
7 1 (7.14%) Maven
7 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) JUnit
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) JBoss
7 1 (7.14%) Apache
7 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.14%) JMS
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) Java EE
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) JPA
7 1 (7.14%) Apache CXF
7 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) GIS Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) GIS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) GIS Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) JPA
1 1 (7.14%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) MapBasic
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Mapinfo
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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