The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills 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 PostGIS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostGIS
Rank 221 - 253
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 29 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% - 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% - 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2293 2231 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.59% 25.95% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1305 1173
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 58 87
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostGIS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PostGIS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PostGIS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PostGIS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostGIS across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

PostGIS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PostGIS
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 PostGIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey - - - - 1
PostGIS
England

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS.

1 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (86.49%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (75.68%) Maven
3 28 (75.68%) Open Source
3 28 (75.68%) Internet
4 24 (64.86%) Apache
5 23 (62.16%) Eclipse
6 22 (59.46%) Jenkins
7 21 (56.76%) Web Services
7 21 (56.76%) J2EE
8 20 (54.05%) RESTful
9 19 (51.35%) Scrum
10 18 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (48.65%) Cucumber
10 18 (48.65%) Puppet
11 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (40.54%) Linux
12 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
12 14 (37.84%) MVC
13 13 (35.14%) Apache Solr
13 13 (35.14%) JIRA
13 13 (35.14%) FitNesse
13 13 (35.14%) SaaS
14 12 (32.43%) TDD
14 12 (32.43%) SOAP
14 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
15 11 (29.73%) VMware
16 10 (27.03%) PHP
16 10 (27.03%) MySQL
16 10 (27.03%) SOA

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (64.86%) Apache
2 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
3 13 (35.14%) Apache Solr
4 7 (18.92%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (35.14%) SaaS
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (86.49%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) Maven
2 23 (62.16%) Eclipse
3 22 (59.46%) Jenkins
4 18 (48.65%) Cucumber
5 13 (35.14%) FitNesse
5 13 (35.14%) JIRA
6 7 (18.92%) Mockito
7 5 (13.51%) RSpec
7 5 (13.51%) Selenium
8 4 (10.81%) JUnit
9 3 (8.11%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Architect
2 22 (59.46%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (37.84%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) GIS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) J2EE
1 21 (56.76%) Web Services
2 20 (54.05%) RESTful
3 12 (32.43%) SOAP
4 9 (24.32%) Spring
5 8 (21.62%) Ajax
5 8 (21.62%) CSS
6 7 (18.92%) .NET
6 7 (18.92%) JSON
6 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
6 7 (18.92%) JPA
7 6 (16.22%) REST
7 6 (16.22%) jQuery
8 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
8 5 (13.51%) JTS
9 4 (10.81%) WCF
9 4 (10.81%) Backbone.js
9 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.11%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 28 (75.68%) Open Source
2 7 (18.92%) GIS
3 3 (8.11%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (37.84%) MVC
5 12 (32.43%) TDD
6 10 (27.03%) Content Management
6 10 (27.03%) SOA
7 5 (13.51%) Web Development
7 5 (13.51%) Kanban
7 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.81%) OO
9 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) PHP
3 9 (24.32%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (13.51%) VirtualBox
2 3 (8.11%) vCloud
3 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) EMC
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