The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIS Developer
Rank 591 537 571
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +34
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Developer 12 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.031% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.033% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Average daily rate £450 £292 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.24% +4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £286 £280
% change year-on-year
+57.34% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.75
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

GIS Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -46 6 £388 +32.81%
East of England - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -

GIS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) GIS
2 8 (66.67%) ESRI
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) ArcGIS
4 6 (50.00%) Silverlight
5 5 (41.67%) UML
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) ArcSDE
7 3 (25.00%) C++
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) OOD
7 3 (25.00%) SOA
7 3 (25.00%) ETL
7 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (25.00%) ArcObjects
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) WPF
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) MVVM
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (16.67%) REST

GIS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 3 (25.00%) ArcSDE
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) ArcObjects
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) GIS
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) OOD
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) MVVM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) ESRI
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle