The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 8 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing GIS 1 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.03% 3.88% 7.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 10.64% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 16
Median daily rate - £735 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +72.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +14.28%
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Somerset

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 Taunton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 21.21% 36.43% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 41 45
Median daily rate £450 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £608 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Taunton region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) PostGIS
2 2 (66.67%) QGIS
3 1 (33.33%) GeoServer
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) GitLab
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (33.33%) GeoServer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) QGIS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) GitLab
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) JBehave
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (33.33%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker