The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 41 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.84% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% 1.49% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£309 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.32 £13.58
% change year-on-year
-10.48% +27.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
96 67 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.97% 20.24% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 41
Average daily rate £365 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.78% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £444 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 19
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.11 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -37.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) WebInspect
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WebInspect