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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIS Developer
Rank 612 639 619
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Developer 32 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.028% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.029% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 16 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 29 August 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 +32 25 £413 -
Edinburgh - 25 £413 -
England +9 6 £381 -0.32%
South East +13 2 £375 -9.63%
South West - 2 - -
London - 2 £388 -
Cardiff +18 1 £350 -15.66%
South Wales +17 1 £350 -15.66%
Wales +9 1 £350 +1.81%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £388 -
Reading - 1 £375 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

GIS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 77 (100.00%) GIS
2 69 (89.61%) JavaScript
3 68 (88.31%) Java
4 62 (80.52%) Python
5 61 (79.22%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (79.22%) PostGIS
5 61 (79.22%) GeoServer
6 59 (76.62%) ESRI
7 58 (75.32%) OpenLayers
8 53 (68.83%) Scrum
9 52 (67.53%) Open Source
10 51 (66.23%) Leaflet
11 46 (59.74%) REST
12 43 (55.84%) Web Services
13 37 (48.05%) SDLC
14 36 (46.75%) Jenkins
14 36 (46.75%) JIRA
15 35 (45.45%) Maven
15 35 (45.45%) Gradle
15 35 (45.45%) JBehave
15 35 (45.45%) Cucumber
15 35 (45.45%) Selenium
16 34 (44.16%) AngularJS
17 29 (37.66%) TDD
18 28 (36.36%) User Experience
19 27 (35.06%) Ansible
19 27 (35.06%) Artifactory
20 26 (33.77%) NoSQL
21 25 (32.47%) WCAG
22 22 (28.57%) Web Development

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 61 (79.22%) GeoServer
2 7 (9.09%) ArcGIS
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.30%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) GIS
2 26 (33.77%) NoSQL
3 15 (19.48%) Spatial Data
4 9 (11.69%) QGIS
5 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.90%) Big Data
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (46.75%) Jenkins
1 36 (46.75%) JIRA
2 35 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 35 (45.45%) Gradle
2 35 (45.45%) JBehave
2 35 (45.45%) Maven
2 35 (45.45%) Selenium
3 27 (35.06%) Artifactory
4 7 (9.09%) Bower
4 7 (9.09%) DBeaver
4 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.09%) Hudson
4 7 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) GitLab
General
1 1 (1.30%) Finance
1 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (79.22%) PostGIS
2 58 (75.32%) OpenLayers
3 51 (66.23%) Leaflet
4 46 (59.74%) REST
5 43 (55.84%) Web Services
6 34 (44.16%) AngularJS
7 14 (18.18%) jQuery
8 12 (15.58%) .NET
9 10 (12.99%) HTML
10 9 (11.69%) CSS
11 7 (9.09%) Flask
11 7 (9.09%) Java EE
11 7 (9.09%) Node.js
11 7 (9.09%) Sass
12 5 (6.49%) Dojo
13 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
14 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (3.90%) Spring
15 2 (2.60%) Backbone.js
15 2 (2.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (2.60%) Photography
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.30%) LLPG
3 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (79.22%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (68.83%) Scrum
3 52 (67.53%) Open Source
4 37 (48.05%) SDLC
5 29 (37.66%) TDD
6 22 (28.57%) BDD
6 22 (28.57%) Web Development
7 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (16.88%) Microservices
9 8 (10.39%) Kanban
9 8 (10.39%) MVC
10 5 (6.49%) Front End Development
10 5 (6.49%) OOD
11 3 (3.90%) Data Analysis
12 2 (2.60%) Aerial Photography
12 2 (2.60%) Coaching
12 2 (2.60%) ETL
12 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
13 1 (1.30%) Mobile Development
13 1 (1.30%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (89.61%) JavaScript
2 68 (88.31%) Java
3 62 (80.52%) Python
4 11 (14.29%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) CoffeeScript
5 7 (9.09%) Perl
5 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.79%) C#
7 2 (2.60%) VB
7 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.60%) VB6
8 1 (1.30%) C
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.47%) WCAG
2 17 (22.08%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) BS7666
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) GeoWebCache
2 2 (2.60%) Docker
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (35.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 59 (76.62%) ESRI
2 7 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (2.60%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle