The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 110 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing GIS 15 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 1.64% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £9.37 - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
- +56.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
845 733 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.01% 27.35% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 424 341
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 17 29
Average hourly rate £26.22 £23.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +69.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.80 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £78.40 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Scotland region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Scotland region.

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 6 £244 -25.00% 2
North Lanarkshire -8 5 - -
Glasgow +2 3 £325 +226.63% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (32.14%) Oracle
1 9 (32.14%) ArcGIS
2 7 (25.00%) ESRI
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.86%) Information Security
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) UML
3 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) ArcSDE
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) SWOT Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Axure RP
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Finance
5 3 (10.71%) Legal
5 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
5 3 (10.71%) JUnit
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE
5 3 (10.71%) JBoss

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (32.14%) ArcGIS
2 5 (17.86%) ArcSDE
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (3.57%) Lync
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Axure RP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (10.71%) WebLOAD
2 3 (10.71%) JUnit
2 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.71%) NUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Toad
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) GIS Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) GIS Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
1 4 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) J2EE
2 3 (10.71%) Java EE
2 3 (10.71%) KML
3 2 (7.14%) Leaflet
3 2 (7.14%) Ajax
3 2 (7.14%) Google Maps API
4 1 (3.57%) Apache CXF
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) RichFaces
4 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) ArcObjects
4 1 (3.57%) JSF
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.14%) Reference Data
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.86%) UML
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Information Security
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) SWOT Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) Code Coverage
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MOS
3 1 (3.57%) HND
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) ESRI
3 2 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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