The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - 43 40
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 3.47% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 11.58% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 8
Median daily rate - £450 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -20.00%
GIS
South West

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 Somerset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
48 95 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.43% 29.97% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 68
Median daily rate £350 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.43 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.46% +47.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset