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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostGIS
Rank 273 264 251
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.050% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate £380 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £508 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.48% +69.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -
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
2399 2313 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.90% 22.91% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1408 1259
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 49
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire - 7 £413 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £380 -
PostGIS
England

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Puppet
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (27.27%) Spring Boot
5 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (27.27%) Node.js
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Solr
6 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Python

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Apache Solr
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) GeoServer
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (18.18%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DBA
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) GIS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) GIS Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior GIS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Spring Boot
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Leaflet
3 1 (9.09%) OpenLayers
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) IT Audit
3 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Database Security
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Google