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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 47 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing GIS 16 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.29% 1.76% 1.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.90% 9.14% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.76% +55.55%

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
124 197 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.74% 19.31% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 137 72
Median daily rate £475 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 25 February 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 26 (83.87%) MS Office
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) OpenLayers
2 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.90%) User Stories
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) TDD
2 4 (12.90%) Spring
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Spatial
2 4 (12.90%) Java EE
2 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
2 4 (12.90%) jQuery
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) JPA
2 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) MVC
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.90%) Scrum
2 4 (12.90%) EJB
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS

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 (12.90%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 26 (83.87%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) GIS Technician
2 24 (77.42%) Data Technician
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) GIS Business Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) GIS Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
1 4 (12.90%) CSS
1 4 (12.90%) EJB
1 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
1 4 (12.90%) Java EE
1 4 (12.90%) JPA
1 4 (12.90%) jQuery
1 4 (12.90%) OpenLayers
1 4 (12.90%) Spring
1 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (12.90%) MVC
1 4 (12.90%) Scrum
1 4 (12.90%) TDD
1 4 (12.90%) User Stories
2 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.23%) Data Management
2 1 (3.23%) Remote Sensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
1 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
1 4 (12.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle