The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 245 219 209
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -10
Contract jobs citing GIS 24 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 2.15% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 12
Median daily rate £400 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £272 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £543 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +25.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-34.48% -6.45%
GIS
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1841 1996 1788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.51% 21.49% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1221 1008
Median daily rate £395 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 27 41
Median hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Berkshire -4 16 £415 +3.75% 2
Surrey -5 2 £425 -15.00% 1
East Sussex - 2 £255 -
Oxfordshire +6 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £590 +13.46%
Hampshire +1 1 £248 -10.00%
West Sussex -15 1 £300 -7.69%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) MS Office
3 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.54%) Oracle
4 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.79%) HTML
6 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
6 8 (14.04%) CSS
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) Open Source
7 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.28%) Mathematics
7 7 (12.28%) SQL
7 7 (12.28%) Java
7 7 (12.28%) C
7 7 (12.28%) MVC
8 6 (10.53%) .NET
8 6 (10.53%) Python
8 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 6 (10.53%) HTML5
8 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 5 (8.77%) jQuery
9 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.77%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.77%) GeoServer
9 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (8.77%) Degree
9 5 (8.77%) Oracle Spatial
9 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.77%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (8.77%) GeoServer
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (5.26%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.51%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.75%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) DMZ
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) LAN
2 2 (3.51%) PABX
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) VPN
2 2 (3.51%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.75%) 3G
3 1 (1.75%) 4G
3 1 (1.75%) GPON
3 1 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) JMeter
2 2 (3.51%) Maven
2 2 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.51%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.51%) Subversion
2 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.75%) Appium
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.75%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Avionics
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) GIS Technician
2 15 (26.32%) Data Technician
3 10 (17.54%) Consultant
3 10 (17.54%) Developer
4 8 (14.04%) GIS Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) GIS Developer
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) GIS Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) GIS Manager
8 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
3 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.53%) .NET
4 6 (10.53%) HTML5
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.77%) Entity Framework
5 5 (8.77%) jQuery
6 4 (7.02%) ADO.NET
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (5.26%) Middleware
7 3 (5.26%) OpenLayers
7 3 (5.26%) PostGIS
7 3 (5.26%) REST
8 2 (3.51%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (3.51%) OpenGL
8 2 (3.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Biology
4 1 (1.75%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) Economics
4 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.75%) Life Science
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.04%) Open Source
2 8 (14.04%) Scrum
3 7 (12.28%) MVC
4 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.02%) Analytics
5 4 (7.02%) Document Management
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.51%) B2B
7 2 (3.51%) CAD
7 2 (3.51%) Data Management
7 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.51%) UML
7 2 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.28%) C
2 7 (12.28%) Java
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) Python
4 5 (8.77%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) R
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.51%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) GeoWebCache
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) ESRI
4 3 (5.26%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.75%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Tableau
5 1 (1.75%) Telerik
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