The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 14 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing GIS 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 13.48% 4.24% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 37.50% 15.22% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £105 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +67.56%
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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 Taunton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.96% 27.88% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 2
Average daily rate £450 £474 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% +56.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £561 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 16 (88.89%) Content Management
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) SOA
4 11 (61.11%) CRM
4 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) SAP
4 11 (61.11%) Web Services
4 11 (61.11%) UML
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
4 11 (61.11%) Management Information System
4 11 (61.11%) Manufacturing
4 11 (61.11%) CMS
4 11 (61.11%) Change Control
5 10 (55.56%) Information Security
5 10 (55.56%) Workflow
5 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (55.56%) ITIL
5 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
5 10 (55.56%) ISEB
5 10 (55.56%) ISO 9000
6 9 (50.00%) VB
6 9 (50.00%) C#
6 9 (50.00%) Retail
7 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 5 (27.78%) HTML
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) ArchiMate
8 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 11 (61.11%) CMS
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (61.11%) Manufacturing
2 9 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
1 12 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Author
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Author
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) GIS Technician
3 1 (5.56%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) Web Services
1 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Wiki
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Content Management
2 12 (66.67%) SOA
3 11 (61.11%) UML
3 11 (61.11%) CRM
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Change Control
4 10 (55.56%) Information Security
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 10 (55.56%) Workflow
5 5 (27.78%) ArchiMate
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
1 9 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) ISO 9000
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 14001
4 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Veeam
3 1 (5.56%) Zerto