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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIS Developer
Rank 622 653 608
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -45
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Developer 31 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.017% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.018% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 17
Median daily rate £400 £408 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £320 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £415 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +25.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 12 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 September 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 - 27 £413 -
Edinburgh - 21 £400 -
England +16 7 £381 -0.32%
Glasgow - 5 - -
North West - 3 - -
London - 3 £388 -
Manchester - 3 - -
South East +20 1 £375 -9.63%
Greenford - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £375 -
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
City of London - 1 £388 -

GIS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 84 (100.00%) GIS
2 79 (94.05%) JavaScript
3 76 (90.48%) Java
4 72 (85.71%) Python
5 70 (83.33%) ESRI
5 70 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (83.33%) PostGIS
5 70 (83.33%) GeoServer
6 68 (80.95%) OpenLayers
7 62 (73.81%) Scrum
8 61 (72.62%) Leaflet
9 53 (63.10%) Open Source
10 48 (57.14%) REST
11 45 (53.57%) Web Services
12 42 (50.00%) JIRA
13 41 (48.81%) Jenkins
14 40 (47.62%) Cucumber
14 40 (47.62%) Selenium
14 40 (47.62%) SDLC
14 40 (47.62%) Maven
15 39 (46.43%) Gradle
15 39 (46.43%) JBehave
16 34 (40.48%) AngularJS
17 33 (39.29%) Artifactory
17 33 (39.29%) Ansible
17 33 (39.29%) TDD
18 29 (34.52%) NoSQL
19 28 (33.33%) Web Development
20 27 (32.14%) BDD
21 25 (29.76%) User Experience

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 (83.33%) GeoServer
2 5 (5.95%) ArcGIS
2 5 (5.95%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) ArcSDE
3 2 (2.38%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) GitHub
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) GIS
2 29 (34.52%) NoSQL
3 19 (22.62%) Spatial Data
4 8 (9.52%) QGIS
5 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.76%) Big Data
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (50.00%) JIRA
2 41 (48.81%) Jenkins
3 40 (47.62%) Cucumber
3 40 (47.62%) Maven
3 40 (47.62%) Selenium
4 39 (46.43%) Gradle
4 39 (46.43%) JBehave
5 33 (39.29%) Artifactory
6 7 (8.33%) Bower
6 7 (8.33%) DBeaver
6 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (8.33%) Hudson
6 7 (8.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.19%) GitLab
General
1 1 (1.19%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (83.33%) PostGIS
2 68 (80.95%) OpenLayers
3 61 (72.62%) Leaflet
4 48 (57.14%) REST
5 45 (53.57%) Web Services
6 34 (40.48%) AngularJS
7 11 (13.10%) HTML
7 11 (13.10%) jQuery
8 9 (10.71%) .NET
8 9 (10.71%) CSS
9 8 (9.52%) Java EE
10 7 (8.33%) Flask
10 7 (8.33%) Node.js
10 7 (8.33%) Sass
11 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.57%) HTML5
13 2 (2.38%) Apache Flex
13 2 (2.38%) Dojo
13 2 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) User Experience
2 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.38%) Photography
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (73.81%) Scrum
3 53 (63.10%) Open Source
4 40 (47.62%) SDLC
5 33 (39.29%) TDD
6 28 (33.33%) Web Development
7 27 (32.14%) BDD
8 17 (20.24%) Microservices
9 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (10.71%) Kanban
11 8 (9.52%) MVC
12 7 (8.33%) Open Source Development
13 6 (7.14%) Front End Development
14 5 (5.95%) OOD
15 2 (2.38%) Aerial Photography
15 2 (2.38%) Coaching
15 2 (2.38%) ETL
15 2 (2.38%) Mentoring
15 2 (2.38%) Mobile Development
15 2 (2.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 79 (94.05%) JavaScript
2 76 (90.48%) Java
3 72 (85.71%) Python
4 11 (13.10%) SQL
5 7 (8.33%) CoffeeScript
5 7 (8.33%) Perl
5 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (2.38%) VB
7 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.38%) VB6
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.76%) WCAG
2 21 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (39.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 70 (83.33%) ESRI
2 7 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (2.38%) Adobe
3 2 (2.38%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle