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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostGIS
Rank 259 242 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.098% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.080% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £384 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £545 £365 -
% change year-on-year
+49.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
PostGIS
England

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
2509 2227 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.32% 24.21% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1598 1250 1149
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
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 31 July 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
Hampshire -14 2 - -
PostGIS
England

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Change Control
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) OpenID
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) OAuth2
4 4 (57.14%) Mockito
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (57.14%) Apigee
4 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSDE
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Mockito
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) GIS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) OpenID
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) OAuth2
2 4 (57.14%) SAML
2 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) KML
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Change Control
2 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) SOA
4 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) RUP
6 1 (14.29%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PHP5
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Apigee
2 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
2 1 (14.29%) ESRI