The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 223 209 224
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing GIS 52 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 1.55% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 6
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£375 £326 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.44 £8.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.93% +33.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -22.85%
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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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3013 2711 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.43% 29.44% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1482 1237
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 153 147
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.71 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £41.75 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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
Berkshire +6 26 £375 +4.89% 2
Hampshire +5 13 £380 +20.63%
West Sussex -16 6 £363 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £443 -
Kent - 2 £363 -
Surrey -4 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (29.13%) ArcGIS
2 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (26.21%) Java
4 25 (24.27%) Oracle
5 23 (22.33%) JavaScript
6 21 (20.39%) Scrum
7 20 (19.42%) HTML
7 20 (19.42%) Mapinfo
8 19 (18.45%) TDD
9 18 (17.48%) Python
9 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
9 18 (17.48%) CSS
9 18 (17.48%) jQuery
10 17 (16.50%) Data Management
10 17 (16.50%) Oracle Spatial
11 16 (15.53%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (13.59%) Hibernate
12 14 (13.59%) MVC
12 14 (13.59%) EJB
12 14 (13.59%) Data Analysis
12 14 (13.59%) Spring
12 14 (13.59%) Spring MVC
12 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
12 14 (13.59%) TeamCity
12 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
12 14 (13.59%) AngularJS
13 13 (12.62%) User Stories
14 12 (11.65%) Management Information System
14 12 (11.65%) Degree
15 11 (10.68%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (29.13%) ArcGIS
2 17 (16.50%) Oracle Spatial
3 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.85%) IIS
4 5 (4.85%) Smallworld
5 3 (2.91%) Apache
6 2 (1.94%) ArcIMS
7 1 (0.97%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.97%) JBoss
7 1 (0.97%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Office
2 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) LTE
2 2 (1.94%) MGW
2 2 (1.94%) 4G
2 2 (1.94%) VoLTE
2 2 (1.94%) SDH
2 2 (1.94%) 3G
2 2 (1.94%) DWDM
2 2 (1.94%) BGP
2 2 (1.94%) VRRP
2 2 (1.94%) Firewall
2 2 (1.94%) 2G
2 2 (1.94%) RNC
2 2 (1.94%) VLAN
2 2 (1.94%) VPLS
3 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.97%) SAN
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) Skype
3 1 (0.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.83%) Big Data
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.97%) MS Access
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) TeamCity
1 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.88%) Appium
3 4 (3.88%) WebDriver
3 4 (3.88%) Selenium
4 2 (1.94%) Zephyr
4 2 (1.94%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.97%) Kiln
5 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Billing
4 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) Architect
3 14 (13.59%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (13.59%) GIS Technician
4 13 (12.62%) Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.83%) GIS Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.88%) GIS Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.88%) GIS Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) HTML
2 18 (17.48%) CSS
2 18 (17.48%) jQuery
3 14 (13.59%) Spring MVC
3 14 (13.59%) AngularJS
3 14 (13.59%) Hibernate
3 14 (13.59%) Spring
3 14 (13.59%) EJB
4 9 (8.74%) Web Services
5 8 (7.77%) Ajax
6 7 (6.80%) Dojo
6 7 (6.80%) Java EE
6 7 (6.80%) .NET
6 7 (6.80%) JPA
7 5 (4.85%) J2EE
8 3 (2.91%) HTML5
9 2 (1.94%) REST
9 2 (1.94%) CSS3
9 2 (1.94%) SOAP
10 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.91%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.97%) NHS
6 1 (0.97%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Linux
1 3 (2.91%) Android
1 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.94%) UNIX
3 1 (0.97%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.39%) Scrum
3 19 (18.45%) TDD
4 17 (16.50%) Data Management
5 14 (13.59%) Data Analysis
5 14 (13.59%) MVC
6 13 (12.62%) User Stories
7 11 (10.68%) Data Modelling
8 9 (8.74%) Project Management
9 8 (7.77%) Workflow
9 8 (7.77%) UML
10 6 (5.83%) Validation
10 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.83%) Master Data Management
10 6 (5.83%) BDD
10 6 (5.83%) Data Architecture
11 5 (4.85%) Open Source
11 5 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) Java
2 23 (22.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.48%) Python
4 4 (3.88%) MATLAB
4 4 (3.88%) C#
5 3 (2.91%) C++
5 3 (2.91%) Ruby
5 3 (2.91%) SQL
6 2 (1.94%) C
7 1 (0.97%) Groovy
7 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.97%) Scala
7 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.65%) Degree
3 5 (4.85%) ISEB
4 4 (3.88%) OCPJWCD
4 4 (3.88%) OCPJP
4 4 (3.88%) OCMJD
5 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.94%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.97%) CISSP
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.97%) MCP
7 1 (0.97%) CCNP
7 1 (0.97%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.97%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (24.27%) Oracle
2 20 (19.42%) Mapinfo
3 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.80%) ESRI
5 4 (3.88%) Sun
6 2 (1.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (1.94%) Cramer
6 2 (1.94%) ComArch
7 1 (0.97%) VMware
7 1 (0.97%) SAP
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco