The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS 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
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 54 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.15% 1.82% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.65% 6.51% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
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£420 £409 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +67.56%
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Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 169 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.43% 27.98% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 121 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £188 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £14.73 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.55% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £15.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales 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
(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
Cardiff -6 6 £425 +3.97%
Newport - 1 £350 -
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
2 7 (58.33%) ETL
2 7 (58.33%) Data Governance
3 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (50.00%) Taxonomies
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
5 4 (33.33%) ArcGIS
6 3 (25.00%) ESRI
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) ArcSDE
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) ArcObjects

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 2 (16.67%) ArcSDE
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (25.00%) GIS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) GIS Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ArcObjects
3 1 (8.33%) Dojo
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) PostGIS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) JSF
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
2 7 (58.33%) ETL
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Data Governance
3 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) WFM
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) ESRI
3 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (8.33%) SAP