The 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 62 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.82% 1.90% 3.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.77% 6.95% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £254 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £540 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.35% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £9.10 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +67.56%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
253 259 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.76% 27.29% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 123 117
Average daily rate £413 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £568 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 17
Average hourly rate £29.13 £17.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.08% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £9.55 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £22.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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

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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 30 June 2015.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (39.13%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) TOGAF
3 7 (30.43%) ESRI
4 5 (21.74%) Mapinfo
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) ArcGIS
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Time Management
4 5 (21.74%) Information Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (13.04%) ArcObjects
6 3 (13.04%) ArcSDE
6 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
7 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) Network Management
7 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Spring
7 2 (8.70%) Billing
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) ArcGIS
2 3 (13.04%) ArcSDE
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (8.70%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Kiln
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Legal
1 2 (8.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) GIS Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) GIS Technician
5 2 (8.70%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Domain Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) ArcObjects
2 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) EJB
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) TOGAF
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Time Management
2 5 (21.74%) Information Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) EAM
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) ESRI
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Mapinfo
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
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