The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 51 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing GIS 17 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.40% 1.93% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.93% 8.87% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £475 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-51.28% -40.00%

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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
122 203 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.26% 21.80% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 148 85
Median daily rate £463 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £277 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for GIS.

1 25 (75.76%) MS Office
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) EJB
3 4 (12.12%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.12%) Scrum
3 4 (12.12%) MVC
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) TDD
3 4 (12.12%) User Stories
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) JPA
3 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) Spring
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (12.12%) Java EE
3 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
3 4 (12.12%) jQuery
3 4 (12.12%) OpenLayers
4 2 (6.06%) SCADA
4 2 (6.06%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (6.06%) SAP CS

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (12.12%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 25 (75.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP CS
1 2 (6.06%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (6.06%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.06%) LSMW
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) GIS Technician
2 22 (66.67%) Data Technician
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) GIS Officer
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) GIS Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) GIS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
1 5 (15.15%) CSS
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) EJB
2 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.12%) Java EE
2 4 (12.12%) JPA
2 4 (12.12%) jQuery
2 4 (12.12%) OpenLayers
2 4 (12.12%) Spring
2 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.03%) JMS
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) SCADA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (12.12%) MVC
1 4 (12.12%) Scrum
1 4 (12.12%) TDD
1 4 (12.12%) User Stories
2 2 (6.06%) CRM
2 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) API Development
3 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.03%) Data Management
3 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
1 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.12%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) SAP