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 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)
England / South West
Rank 123 141 125
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.17% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 0.72% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £340 £238 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.15% -40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £328 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
554 696 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.60% 23.36% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 540 492
Median daily rate £397 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +39.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.20 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram 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

GIS
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 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
Devon - 2 - -
Somerset +10 1 - -
Bristol +4 1 £500 +42.85%
Gloucestershire - 1 £180 -
GIS
England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) ESRI
1 5 (35.71%) Statistics
1 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Semantic Web
2 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 4 (28.57%) Facebook
2 4 (28.57%) Image Processing
2 4 (28.57%) Vaadin
2 4 (28.57%) Deep Learning
2 4 (28.57%) Kibana
2 4 (28.57%) TensorFlow
2 4 (28.57%) Spatial Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Django
2 4 (28.57%) GWT
2 4 (28.57%) Remote Sensing
2 4 (28.57%) JavaFX
2 4 (28.57%) Ontologies
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Google
2 4 (28.57%) Neural Network
2 4 (28.57%) ArcGIS
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) RDF
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Applied Mathematics

GIS
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 4 (28.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Spatial Data
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) QGIS
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
1 1 (7.14%) TestRail
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Data Scientist
1 3 (21.43%) GIS Technician
1 3 (21.43%) Graduate
2 2 (14.29%) GIS Graduate
2 2 (14.29%) Graduate GIS Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Developer
3 1 (7.14%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) GIS Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Django
1 4 (28.57%) GWT
1 4 (28.57%) JavaFX
1 4 (28.57%) TensorFlow
1 4 (28.57%) Vaadin
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Statistics
1 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
2 4 (28.57%) Neural Network
2 4 (28.57%) Ontologies
2 4 (28.57%) Remote Sensing
2 4 (28.57%) Semantic Web
3 3 (21.43%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 4 (28.57%) Deep Learning
1 4 (28.57%) Image Processing
1 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
1 4 (28.57%) RDF
1 4 (28.57%) Spatial Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) ArchiMate
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Computational Linguistics
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Sentiment Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) ESRI
2 4 (28.57%) Facebook
2 4 (28.57%) Google
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) i2
5 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
5 1 (7.14%) VMware