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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 64 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.60% 0.97% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 3.45% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
- +56.75%
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England

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
274 145 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.81% 27.99% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 86 41
Average daily rate £325 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £210 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 5
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% -53.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.50 £26.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £18.75 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the North East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram 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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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 1 £325 +4.00% 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (73.68%) Mapinfo
2 11 (57.89%) Data Structures
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 9 (47.37%) Data Modelling
5 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) MapBasic
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) AutoCAD
8 2 (10.53%) JMS
8 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
8 2 (10.53%) JUnit
8 2 (10.53%) CSS
8 2 (10.53%) JBoss
8 2 (10.53%) Apache
8 2 (10.53%) HTML
8 2 (10.53%) Java
8 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Billing
8 2 (10.53%) Data Management
8 2 (10.53%) Spring
8 2 (10.53%) Maven
8 2 (10.53%) Java EE
8 2 (10.53%) jQuery
8 2 (10.53%) JPA
8 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
8 2 (10.53%) Hudson

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Utilities
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
1 2 (10.53%) Hudson
General
1 2 (10.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) GIS Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) GIS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) JMS
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Java EE
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
1 2 (10.53%) JPA
1 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Management
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) MapBasic
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Mapinfo
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle