The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Reading region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 57 45 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +36
Contract jobs citing GIS 16 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.76% 3.08% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.74% 12.72% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £241 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £518 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £9.10 £8.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £9.25 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+56.75% -11.90%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
183 228 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.11% 24.18% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 98 88
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.72 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% +13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £8.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £22.58 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
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GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) ArcGIS
3 6 (25.00%) Workflow
3 6 (25.00%) Data Management
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) SLA
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) MS Office
4 5 (20.83%) ESRI
5 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Statistics
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (12.50%) ArcObjects
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (12.50%) Data Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (4.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) RTCP
1 1 (4.17%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) GIS Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior GIS Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (4.17%) Automated Tester
4 1 (4.17%) GIS Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) GIS Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Programmer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ArcObjects
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) XHTML
4 1 (4.17%) WAP
4 1 (4.17%) CGI
4 1 (4.17%) SyncML
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Statistics
3 3 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Human Factors
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Workflow
1 6 (25.00%) Data Management
2 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Data Validation
2 3 (12.50%) Validation
2 3 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) WFM
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) ESRI
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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