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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIS Developer
Rank 595 592 585
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Developer 31 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.039% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.041% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 0
Average daily rate £425 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £398 -
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 20 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Scotland +12 19 £450 +328.57%
Edinburgh - 19 £450 -
England -9 11 £400 - 3
North West -16 5 - -
Manchester - 4 - -
South East +16 3 £400 - 1
Berkshire +8 2 £400 - 1
London - 2 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes +3 1 £400 -
South West -2 1 - -
Cheshire -9 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 - -
Aberystwyth - 1 £450 -
Chester - 1 - -
Ceredigion - 1 £450 -
Mid Wales - 1 £450 -

GIS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) GIS
2 36 (81.82%) Java
3 35 (79.55%) AngularJS
4 34 (77.27%) Open Source
5 27 (61.36%) Python
6 26 (59.09%) PostGIS
7 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
8 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (45.45%) Web Services
9 20 (45.45%) REST
10 18 (40.91%) JBehave
10 18 (40.91%) Gradle
10 18 (40.91%) Cucumber
10 18 (40.91%) ArcGIS
10 18 (40.91%) Maven
10 18 (40.91%) JIRA
10 18 (40.91%) Selenium
10 18 (40.91%) QA
11 17 (38.64%) jQuery
11 17 (38.64%) .NET
11 17 (38.64%) Leaflet
12 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
12 16 (36.36%) ESRI
13 14 (31.82%) Dojo
13 14 (31.82%) Data Analysis
14 11 (25.00%) Scrum
14 11 (25.00%) SDLC
15 10 (22.73%) TDD
16 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
16 9 (20.45%) Web Development

GIS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (40.91%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) GIS
2 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.64%) QGIS
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Cucumber
1 18 (40.91%) Gradle
1 18 (40.91%) JBehave
1 18 (40.91%) JIRA
1 18 (40.91%) Maven
1 18 (40.91%) Selenium
2 3 (6.82%) GitLab
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) AngularJS
2 26 (59.09%) PostGIS
3 20 (45.45%) REST
3 20 (45.45%) Web Services
4 17 (38.64%) .NET
4 17 (38.64%) jQuery
4 17 (38.64%) Leaflet
5 14 (31.82%) Dojo
6 4 (9.09%) HTML
7 3 (6.82%) Backbone.js
7 3 (6.82%) HTML5
7 3 (6.82%) Spring
7 3 (6.82%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (4.55%) CSS3
8 2 (4.55%) Ember.js
8 2 (4.55%) JSON
8 2 (4.55%) Laravel
8 2 (4.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Open Source
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Data Analysis
4 11 (25.00%) Scrum
4 11 (25.00%) SDLC
5 10 (22.73%) TDD
6 9 (20.45%) BDD
6 9 (20.45%) Microservices
6 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
6 9 (20.45%) Web Development
7 3 (6.82%) OOP
8 2 (4.55%) Front End Development
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
9 1 (2.27%) Change Management
9 1 (2.27%) Image Processing
9 1 (2.27%) OO
9 1 (2.27%) Release Management
9 1 (2.27%) RUP
9 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) Java
2 27 (61.36%) Python
3 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) C#
4 7 (15.91%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) ESRI
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Zend
3 1 (2.27%) Google