The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had GIS Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIS Developer
Rank 593 625 607
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -18
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Developer 53 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.025% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Median daily rate £375 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £403
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

GIS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured GIS Developer in the job title.

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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland +26 45 £375 -
Edinburgh - 43 £375 -
England +6 13 £319 -31.08% 1
North West - 6 - -
Manchester - 6 - -
South West +5 4 £319 -29.16%
Glasgow +3 2 £375 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £313 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £313 -
Wales +14 1 £350 +25.00%
South Wales +12 1 £350 -
Cardiff +3 1 £350 -
South East -7 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -

GIS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, GIS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring GIS Developer in the job title.

1 88 (100.00%) GIS
2 73 (82.95%) JavaScript
3 70 (79.55%) Java
3 70 (79.55%) Python
3 70 (79.55%) GeoServer
4 69 (78.41%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (72.73%) PostGIS
5 64 (72.73%) Open Source
6 60 (68.18%) OpenLayers
7 55 (62.50%) ESRI
8 54 (61.36%) Scrum
9 50 (56.82%) Leaflet
9 50 (56.82%) REST
10 49 (55.68%) Web Services
11 46 (52.27%) AngularJS
12 38 (43.18%) Gradle
12 38 (43.18%) JBehave
12 38 (43.18%) Cucumber
12 38 (43.18%) JIRA
12 38 (43.18%) Selenium
12 38 (43.18%) Maven
13 36 (40.91%) SDLC
14 33 (37.50%) NoSQL
15 32 (36.36%) Jenkins
16 28 (31.82%) TDD
17 27 (30.68%) User Experience
17 27 (30.68%) jQuery
18 25 (28.41%) .NET
19 24 (27.27%) QA
20 23 (26.14%) Spatial Data

GIS Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 70 (79.55%) GeoServer
2 11 (12.50%) ArcGIS
3 5 (5.68%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) GIS
2 33 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 23 (26.14%) Spatial Data
4 17 (19.32%) QGIS
5 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
6 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (43.18%) Cucumber
1 38 (43.18%) Gradle
1 38 (43.18%) JBehave
1 38 (43.18%) JIRA
1 38 (43.18%) Maven
1 38 (43.18%) Selenium
2 32 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 22 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 7 (7.95%) Bower
4 7 (7.95%) DBeaver
4 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.95%) Hudson
4 7 (7.95%) Subversion
5 3 (3.41%) GitLab
General
1 8 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (1.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (72.73%) PostGIS
2 60 (68.18%) OpenLayers
3 50 (56.82%) Leaflet
3 50 (56.82%) REST
4 49 (55.68%) Web Services
5 46 (52.27%) AngularJS
6 27 (30.68%) jQuery
7 25 (28.41%) .NET
8 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 11 (12.50%) Dojo
9 9 (10.23%) HTML
10 8 (9.09%) CSS
11 7 (7.95%) Ajax
11 7 (7.95%) Flask
11 7 (7.95%) Node.js
11 7 (7.95%) Sass
12 6 (6.82%) Java EE
13 3 (3.41%) Backbone.js
13 3 (3.41%) Spring
13 3 (3.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) User Experience
2 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) Photography
3 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.14%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (78.41%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (72.73%) Open Source
3 54 (61.36%) Scrum
4 36 (40.91%) SDLC
5 28 (31.82%) TDD
6 20 (22.73%) BDD
6 20 (22.73%) Web Development
7 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.77%) Microservices
8 9 (10.23%) Data Analysis
9 8 (9.09%) MVC
10 7 (7.95%) Kanban
10 7 (7.95%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (6.82%) Change Management
11 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.68%) OOD
13 2 (2.27%) Coaching
13 2 (2.27%) ETL
13 2 (2.27%) Matrix Management
13 2 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (82.95%) JavaScript
2 70 (79.55%) Java
2 70 (79.55%) Python
3 15 (17.05%) C#
4 12 (13.64%) SQL
5 7 (7.95%) CoffeeScript
5 7 (7.95%) Perl
5 7 (7.95%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.27%) VB
6 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.27%) VB6
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Degree
1 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.27%) QA
2 20 (22.73%) WCAG
3 1 (1.14%) BS7666
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (3.41%) Docker
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (62.50%) ESRI
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) VMware
3 2 (2.27%) Mapinfo
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Google