The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 105 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 21 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.77% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.02% 3.42% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Average daily rate £348 £275 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -35.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £9.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £15.31 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.41% -23.45%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
522 526 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 22.45% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 257 208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -45.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
GIS
UK

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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 14 £348 - 1
Aberdeen +7 5 £400 - 1
Glasgow -1 1 £95 -52.50% 2
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 20 (40.00%) Java
3 18 (36.00%) JBoss
4 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.00%) Velocity
6 10 (20.00%) Scrum
7 9 (18.00%) SQL
8 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (16.00%) SOA
9 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (14.00%) ETL
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle Spatial
9 7 (14.00%) Selenium
9 7 (14.00%) Java EE
10 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
10 6 (12.00%) UML
10 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.00%) ESRI
10 6 (12.00%) Project Management
11 5 (10.00%) Migration
11 5 (10.00%) HTML
11 5 (10.00%) CSS
11 5 (10.00%) Drools
11 5 (10.00%) Open Source
11 5 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (8.00%) Photography
12 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
12 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
12 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
12 4 (8.00%) Data Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (14.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (6.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.00%) Drupal
3 2 (4.00%) ArcSDE
4 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.00%) MS Project
3 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) QlikView
3 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.00%) Toad
3 2 (4.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) GIS Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Data Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Spatial Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) GIS Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (4.00%) GIS Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Velocity
2 7 (14.00%) Java EE
3 5 (10.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) CSS
3 5 (10.00%) Drools
4 3 (6.00%) .NET
5 2 (4.00%) OC4J
5 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) Spring
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.00%) CGI
6 1 (2.00%) JSF
6 1 (2.00%) RichFaces
6 1 (2.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Open Source
2 4 (8.00%) Photography
3 2 (4.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (16.00%) SOA
4 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (14.00%) ETL
5 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) UML
5 6 (12.00%) Project Management
6 5 (10.00%) Migration
6 5 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Data Management
7 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.00%) Content Management
8 3 (6.00%) Document Management
8 3 (6.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
4 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 18 (36.00%) JBoss
3 6 (12.00%) ESRI
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
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