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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 48 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing GIS 16 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 1.24% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.24% 7.95% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £400 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +33.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.25 £12.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -67.56%
GIS
Berkshire

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
105 151 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.27% 15.63% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 112 91
Median daily rate £396 £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 1
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -94.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+44.76% -19.84%

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for GIS.

1 26 (70.27%) MS Office
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) SAP
2 6 (16.22%) CRM
3 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 5 (13.51%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.81%) User Stories
4 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
4 4 (10.81%) jQuery
4 4 (10.81%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) LSMW
4 4 (10.81%) Spring
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (10.81%) SCADA
4 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) MVC
4 4 (10.81%) SAP PM
4 4 (10.81%) EJB
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle

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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 (10.81%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 26 (70.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP IS-U
1 4 (10.81%) SAP PM
2 3 (8.11%) SAP CS
3 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) LSMW
1 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) GIS Technician
2 23 (62.16%) Data Technician
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) GIS Officer
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Billing Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Billing Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) GIS Developer
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
1 5 (13.51%) CSS
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) EJB
2 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
2 4 (10.81%) jQuery
2 4 (10.81%) OpenLayers
2 4 (10.81%) Spring
2 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
3 3 (8.11%) Java EE
3 3 (8.11%) JPA
4 1 (2.70%) JMS
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) SCADA
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.70%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) CRM
1 6 (16.22%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) MVC
3 4 (10.81%) Scrum
3 4 (10.81%) TDD
3 4 (10.81%) User Stories
4 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.41%) Logistics
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.70%) API Development
5 1 (2.70%) OO
5 1 (2.70%) Presales
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Java
1 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) ESRI