The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 16 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 5.36% 11.11% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.75% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Average daily rate £406 £686 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £322
% change year-on-year
- +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +43.75%
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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
16 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 28.57% 50.00% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 17
Average daily rate £388 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £340 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £663 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

GIS
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 Database & Business Intelligence 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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) PostGIS
2 5 (71.43%) QGIS
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Big Data
4 3 (42.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
4 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
4 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
6 1 (14.29%) Gradle
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (14.29%) Docker
6 1 (14.29%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) GitLab

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) QGIS
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
1 1 (14.29%) JBehave
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) PostGIS
2 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker