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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 41 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing GIS 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.66% 0.60% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.50% 1.59% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£275 £303 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
- +56.75%
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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
80 126 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.16% 37.72% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 93 47
Average daily rate £350 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.02 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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

GIS Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (40.00%) Android Development
3 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (40.00%) Appium
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Agresso
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Zephyr
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (40.00%) Appium
3 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (20.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) YAML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Android Development
3 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco