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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 49 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.92% - 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£393 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £15.31
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -31.41%
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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
146 92 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.64% 26.06% 31.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 66 41
Average daily rate £475 £315 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -10.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 17
Average hourly rate £18.13 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.57 £22.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £76.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) YAML
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (25.00%) Appium
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) YAML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware