The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 422 470 356
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -114
Contract jobs citing GIS 173 103 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 0.77% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 36 131
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £255 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £8.33 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £43.39 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £9.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+67.56% -42.18%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13768 13356 14247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.20% 26.12% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8319 8076 8176
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 596 791
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS within the UK.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS within the UK.

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GIS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

GIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

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Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
England +50 145 £350 -12.50% 33
London +18 54 £367 -30.19% 6
South East +5 34 £300 -20.52% 11
Berkshire +3 17 £300 - 3
Reading +10 15 £300 - 1
City of London +35 14 £400 -7.24% 3
Wales 0 14 £403 - 3
South West -23 14 £225 -20.35% 4
Cardiff +1 13 £403 - 2
South Wales -3 13 £403 - 3
Scotland -20 11 £325 -13.33% 4
North West 0 10 £425 - 2
East of England -13 9 £425 +6.25% 5
West Midlands -9 8 £249 -15.47% 1
Yorkshire +5 7 £375 +36.36% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £425 -
Edinburgh -13 7 £338 - 3
North East -14 7 £325 - 1
Cheshire +8 6 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 6 - - 3
Somerset -12 6 £105 -
Cambridge -5 5 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 5 £325 -
Tyne and Wear -12 5 £325 -
Hampshire -8 4 £426 +20.07% 4
Aylesbury - 4 - -
West Yorkshire +2 3 - - 2
Manchester +1 3 - -
Birmingham 0 3 £310 +12.72% 1
Wiltshire -1 3 £225 -20.35%

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GIS also 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 that cited GIS.

1 75 (20.16%) SQL
2 72 (19.35%) Degree
3 65 (17.47%) ArcGIS
4 61 (16.40%) Oracle
5 59 (15.86%) JavaScript
6 58 (15.59%) Java
7 56 (15.05%) Microsoft
8 53 (14.25%) .NET
8 53 (14.25%) ESRI
9 50 (13.44%) SQL Server
9 50 (13.44%) Security Cleared
10 48 (12.90%) HTML
11 46 (12.37%) MS Excel
12 43 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (11.29%) PRINCE2
14 40 (10.75%) Management Information System
15 39 (10.48%) Scrum
15 39 (10.48%) Project Management
15 39 (10.48%) SAP
15 39 (10.48%) CSS
15 39 (10.48%) Data Management
15 39 (10.48%) SC Cleared
16 38 (10.22%) C#
17 35 (9.41%) Windows
17 35 (9.41%) jQuery
18 34 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
19 33 (8.87%) Data Analysis
20 32 (8.60%) Relational Database
21 31 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
22 29 (7.80%) TDD

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GIS also 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 that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 65 (17.47%) ArcGIS
2 19 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.57%) Apache
4 13 (3.49%) ArcSDE
5 11 (2.96%) Oracle Spatial
6 8 (2.15%) IIS
7 7 (1.88%) Smallworld
7 7 (1.88%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.61%) CMS
9 5 (1.34%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.34%) Liferay
10 4 (1.08%) Lync
11 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.81%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.81%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 46 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.80%) MS Office
3 12 (3.23%) AutoCAD
4 11 (2.96%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (2.69%) Casewise Modeler
6 9 (2.42%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.61%) MS Project
8 4 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.81%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.27%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Maximo
2 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Summit
3 2 (0.54%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.88%) Office 365
3 6 (1.61%) SaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.23%) DNS
2 9 (2.42%) Internet
3 7 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.61%) Network Security
4 6 (1.61%) VPN
4 6 (1.61%) DHCP
4 6 (1.61%) SAN
4 6 (1.61%) RTCP
4 6 (1.61%) RTP
5 4 (1.08%) SSL
5 4 (1.08%) Firewall
6 3 (0.81%) HTTP
7 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.54%) GSM
7 2 (0.54%) LAN
7 2 (0.54%) SMS
7 2 (0.54%) WAN
7 2 (0.54%) Intranet
7 2 (0.54%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (8.60%) Relational Database
4 19 (5.11%) RDBMS
5 18 (4.84%) Big Data
6 16 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.42%) MS Access
9 7 (1.88%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.61%) MySQL
10 6 (1.61%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 7
11 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.34%) JasperReports
11 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.81%) OLAP
12 3 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (4.84%) Selenium
2 15 (4.03%) Maven
3 14 (3.76%) JUnit
4 12 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.69%) Eclipse
5 10 (2.69%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.88%) Hudson
8 6 (1.61%) Subversion
9 5 (1.34%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.81%) Behat
10 3 (0.81%) JMeter
11 2 (0.54%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.54%) NUnit
11 2 (0.54%) Toad
12 1 (0.27%) ERwin
12 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 21 (5.65%) Finance
2 10 (2.69%) Banking
2 10 (2.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.34%) Local Government
4 4 (1.08%) Legal
5 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.54%) Marketing
6 2 (0.54%) Retail
6 2 (0.54%) Military
6 2 (0.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 91 (24.46%) Analyst
2 79 (21.24%) Developer
3 32 (8.60%) Consultant
3 32 (8.60%) Business Analyst
4 30 (8.06%) GIS Analyst
5 28 (7.53%) Project Manager
6 23 (6.18%) Architect
7 17 (4.57%) Java Developer
8 16 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (3.49%) GIS Developer
10 12 (3.23%) GIS Technician
10 12 (3.23%) Graduate
11 11 (2.96%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (2.69%) GIS Consultant
12 10 (2.69%) Security Consultant
12 10 (2.69%) Test Analyst
13 9 (2.42%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.42%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.42%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.25%) .NET
2 48 (12.90%) HTML
3 39 (10.48%) CSS
4 35 (9.41%) jQuery
5 27 (7.26%) Web Services
6 25 (6.72%) XML
6 25 (6.72%) ASP.NET
7 19 (5.11%) HTML5
8 17 (4.57%) Ajax
9 16 (4.30%) J2EE
10 13 (3.49%) Spring
10 13 (3.49%) JSON
11 12 (3.23%) CSS3
11 12 (3.23%) ArcObjects
11 12 (3.23%) Silverlight
12 9 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (2.15%) Java EE
13 8 (2.15%) JMS
14 7 (1.88%) REST
14 7 (1.88%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.75%) Management Information System
2 28 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 27 (7.26%) Open Source
4 22 (5.91%) Mobile App
5 18 (4.84%) Statistics
6 15 (4.03%) Mobile Computing
7 10 (2.69%) CMDB
8 8 (2.15%) NHS
9 7 (1.88%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.34%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.34%) iPhone
11 4 (1.08%) Semantic Web
11 4 (1.08%) Informatics
11 4 (1.08%) Photography
11 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.81%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.54%) Human Factors
13 2 (0.54%) Data Conversion
13 2 (0.54%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.41%) Windows
2 15 (4.03%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.15%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.15%) UNIX
4 7 (1.88%) Android
5 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.08%) Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.54%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.27%) zOS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.27%) VMS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (11.29%) PRINCE2
3 39 (10.48%) Scrum
3 39 (10.48%) Project Management
3 39 (10.48%) Data Management
4 33 (8.87%) Data Analysis
5 29 (7.80%) TDD
5 29 (7.80%) Migration
5 29 (7.80%) Data Modelling
6 28 (7.53%) UML
7 24 (6.45%) OO
8 23 (6.18%) CRM
9 21 (5.65%) Workflow
10 20 (5.38%) Asset Management
11 19 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.84%) BDD
12 18 (4.84%) ETL
13 17 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (4.57%) ITIL
13 17 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (20.16%) SQL
2 59 (15.86%) JavaScript
3 58 (15.59%) Java
4 38 (10.22%) C#
5 26 (6.99%) Python
6 20 (5.38%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.42%) C++
8 7 (1.88%) PHP
9 6 (1.61%) C
10 5 (1.34%) Magik
10 5 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.81%) VB
11 3 (0.81%) Scala
12 2 (0.54%) Ruby
12 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.54%) Perl
12 2 (0.54%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 72 (19.35%) Degree
2 50 (13.44%) Security Cleared
3 39 (10.48%) SC Cleared
4 21 (5.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.61%) ISEB
5 6 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.08%) MCTS
6 4 (1.08%) MCITP
6 4 (1.08%) MCSE
6 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.27%) PMP
7 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CCNP
7 1 (0.27%) CCNA
7 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.27%) HND
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.23%) SLA
2 8 (2.15%) QA
3 5 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.54%) JTAG
4 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.27%) BS7666
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) SCDPM
1 4 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (1.08%) Windows Intune
2 2 (0.54%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.27%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 61 (16.40%) Oracle
2 56 (15.05%) Microsoft
3 53 (14.25%) ESRI
4 39 (10.48%) SAP
5 19 (5.11%) JBoss
6 17 (4.57%) Mapinfo
7 10 (2.69%) SolarWinds
7 10 (2.69%) Google
7 10 (2.69%) Casewise
8 9 (2.42%) Adobe
9 6 (1.61%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.61%) IBM
9 6 (1.61%) Intergraph
10 5 (1.34%) McAfee
11 3 (0.81%) ClickSoftware Technologies
11 3 (0.81%) Varonis
11 3 (0.81%) Open Text
12 2 (0.54%) NetApp
12 2 (0.54%) Cisco
12 2 (0.54%) Citrix
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