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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 34 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.20% 1.70% 4.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.38% 6.38% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 19
Median daily rate £406 £725 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.96% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £645 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £745 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.60 £12.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+48.82% +2.04%
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
47 94 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.73% 26.63% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 59 91
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,846 £545 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -31.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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

GIS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +22 3 £406 -43.96%
GIS
South West

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) QGIS
3 1 (25.00%) GeoServer
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) GitLab
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (25.00%) GeoServer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) QGIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) GitLab
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) JBehave
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker