The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £12.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+61.64% +19.04%
GIS
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.54% 34.40% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 47 34
Average daily rate £425 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire