The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 138 125 102
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 12 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.40% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.85% 1.87% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 36
Median daily rate £319 £675 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £400 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £745 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +26.19%
GIS
England

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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
586 642 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.05% 21.49% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 449 488
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
Median hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.05 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire - 2 £313 - 1
Devon -3 1 - - 1
Dorset -5 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £325 -
GIS
England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) ESRI
3 4 (26.67%) PostGIS
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) QGIS
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) NHS
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) IIS
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) ArcGIS
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (13.33%) NoSQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (13.33%) Apache Pig
1 2 (13.33%) ArcGIS
1 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) GeoServer
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) QGIS
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Impala
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Capybara
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) git-flow
2 1 (6.67%) GitLab
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) JBehave
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) RSpec
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) GIS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (6.67%) GIS Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) GIS Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior GIS Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) PostGIS
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Camel
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Dropwizard
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) ESRI
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Civica
3 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
3 1 (6.67%) Northgate
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