The table below looks at the statistics for the GIS Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIS Developer
Rank 599 576 541
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -35
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Developer 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.012% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +71.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £410 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £286
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +74.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

GIS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

GIS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GIS Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS Developer within the UK.

GIS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GIS Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS Developer within the UK.

GIS Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GIS Developer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 5 £450 +16.12% 2
Wales +7 2 £400 -20.00%
South East - 2 - -
London -9 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 £450 -

GIS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited GIS Developer in their job title 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 with GIS Developer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) GIS
2 19 (61.29%) ArcGIS
3 18 (58.06%) ESRI
4 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
5 12 (38.71%) Python
6 11 (35.48%) Oracle
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (16.13%) .NET
10 5 (16.13%) HTML
10 5 (16.13%) Java
11 4 (12.90%) CSS
11 4 (12.90%) Mapinfo
11 4 (12.90%) XML
11 4 (12.90%) Linux
11 4 (12.90%) JBoss
11 4 (12.90%) Data Management
11 4 (12.90%) Ajax
11 4 (12.90%) Java EE
11 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
11 4 (12.90%) Open Source
12 3 (9.68%) PostGIS
12 3 (9.68%) ArcSDE
12 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
12 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
12 3 (9.68%) Scrum

GIS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited GIS Developer in their job title 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 with GIS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (61.29%) ArcGIS
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) ArcSDE
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (6.45%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) Ajax
2 4 (12.90%) Java EE
3 3 (9.68%) PostGIS
4 2 (6.45%) JSP
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) J2EE
4 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) JSF
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) KML
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Google Maps API
4 2 (6.45%) Leaflet
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) GIS
2 4 (12.90%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 4 (12.90%) Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) RUP
4 3 (9.68%) DSDM
4 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) User Stories
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) Python
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) VBA
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) ESRI
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Mapinfo
4 2 (6.45%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe