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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 17 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing GIS 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 9.38% 1.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 45.00% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£698 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -39.65%
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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
20 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.83% 21.33% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 1
Average daily rate £663 £350 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.28% +13.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) PRINCE2
1 9 (81.82%) CRM
1 9 (81.82%) ISO 9000
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
1 9 (81.82%) Manufacturing
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
1 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
1 9 (81.82%) Change Control
2 8 (72.73%) Content Management
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (72.73%) CMS
2 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (72.73%) Workflow
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) SOA
2 8 (72.73%) UML
2 8 (72.73%) SAP
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) VB
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) JSP

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (72.73%) CMS
General
1 9 (81.82%) Manufacturing
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
1 9 (81.82%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) PRINCE2
1 9 (81.82%) CRM
1 9 (81.82%) Change Control
2 8 (72.73%) UML
2 8 (72.73%) SOA
2 8 (72.73%) Workflow
2 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO 9000
2 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) SAP
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft