The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.45% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £19.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-51.28% -47.29%

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
123 123 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.47% 23.75% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 91 121
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £37.25 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.04% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff - 5 £400 -
Newport - 2 £381 -
GIS
Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for GIS.

1 7 (53.85%) ArcGIS
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) ESRI
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) SAS
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Stata
5 3 (23.08%) Apache
5 3 (23.08%) Text Mining
5 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
5 3 (23.08%) R
5 3 (23.08%) QGIS
5 3 (23.08%) Spatial Data
5 3 (23.08%) Spatial Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) PhoneGap
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (15.38%) Android Development
6 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
6 2 (15.38%) Xamarin

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (53.85%) ArcGIS
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 3 (23.08%) SAS
3 2 (15.38%) ArcSDE
4 1 (7.69%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
1 3 (23.08%) QGIS
1 3 (23.08%) Spatial Data
1 3 (23.08%) Text Mining
2 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Data Scientist
3 2 (15.38%) GIS Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Data Scientist
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Spatial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (15.38%) PhoneGap
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Spatial Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Android Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) R
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) PhD
1 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) ESRI
2 2 (15.38%) OpenText
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Xamarin