The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 138 151 123
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Contract jobs citing GIS 12 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.34% 1.96% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 4
Median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £372 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -20.00%
GIS
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
893 1018 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.52% 22.75% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 684 464
Median daily rate £375 £413 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +24.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 10 £458 - 1
Cheshire -2 1 - - 1
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 North West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 30 (62.50%) ESRI
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) PostGIS
3 17 (35.42%) Information Architecture
4 16 (33.33%) Spatial Data
5 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 15 (31.25%) Domain-Driven Design
5 15 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (29.17%) TOGAF
6 14 (29.17%) GeoServer
7 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (25.00%) Java
8 11 (22.92%) Python
8 11 (22.92%) Leaflet
8 11 (22.92%) OpenLayers
9 9 (18.75%) Web Services
9 9 (18.75%) Open Source
9 9 (18.75%) REST
10 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
10 7 (14.58%) Degree
10 7 (14.58%) SDLC
11 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
12 5 (10.42%) Migration
12 5 (10.42%) Information Security
12 5 (10.42%) CSS
12 5 (10.42%) HTML
12 5 (10.42%) Node.js
12 5 (10.42%) Ember.js
13 4 (8.33%) Splunk

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (29.17%) GeoServer
2 4 (8.33%) ArcGIS
3 3 (6.25%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
1 4 (8.33%) tcpdump
1 4 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.17%) 2G
2 2 (4.17%) 3G
2 2 (4.17%) 4G
2 2 (4.17%) ATM
2 2 (4.17%) SDH
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) Spatial Data
2 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) MS Access
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.08%) QGIS
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.17%) Banking
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Architect
2 15 (31.25%) Data Architect
3 11 (22.92%) Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Analyst
5 9 (18.75%) GIS Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Incident Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Drupal Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) GIS Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Web Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) GIS Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) GIS Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) PostGIS
2 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (22.92%) Leaflet
3 11 (22.92%) OpenLayers
4 9 (18.75%) REST
4 9 (18.75%) Web Services
5 5 (10.42%) CSS
5 5 (10.42%) Ember.js
5 5 (10.42%) HTML
5 5 (10.42%) Node.js
6 4 (8.33%) .NET
7 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
7 3 (6.25%) CSS3
7 3 (6.25%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) React
8 2 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (4.17%) jQuery
8 2 (4.17%) JSON
8 2 (4.17%) Laravel
8 2 (4.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Economics
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Information Architecture
3 15 (31.25%) Domain-Driven Design
3 15 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (29.17%) TOGAF
5 9 (18.75%) Open Source
6 7 (14.58%) SDLC
7 5 (10.42%) Information Security
7 5 (10.42%) Migration
8 4 (8.33%) BDD
8 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Content Management
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
8 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (8.33%) Web Development
9 3 (6.25%) Coaching
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) CFCE
2 4 (8.33%) EnCE
2 4 (8.33%) GCFA
2 4 (8.33%) GCFE
2 4 (8.33%) GIAC
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) EnCase
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) ESRI
2 4 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Rapid7
2 4 (8.33%) Splunk
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Zend