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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 56 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing GIS 14 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.60% 0.47% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 2.45% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £9.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-34.48% -6.45%
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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
140 163 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.04% 19.27% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 106 84
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £271 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £9.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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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

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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

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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 29 June 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 15 (53.57%) MS Office
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Open Source
4 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.71%) SAP
7 3 (10.71%) GeoServer
8 2 (7.14%) OpenLayers
8 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.14%) Data Management
8 2 (7.14%) EJB
8 2 (7.14%) CSS
8 2 (7.14%) JSP
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) Python
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (7.14%) HTML

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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 (14.29%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (10.71%) GeoServer
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
1 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) JMeter
1 2 (7.14%) Maven
1 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Data Technician
1 15 (53.57%) GIS Technician
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) GIS Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Billing Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Billing Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) GIS Manager
4 1 (3.57%) GIS Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) IT Trainer
4 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) EJB
1 2 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
1 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) JSP
1 2 (7.14%) OpenLayers
1 2 (7.14%) REST
1 2 (7.14%) Spring
1 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.57%) Social Media
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Open Source
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) ESRI