The table below looks at the statistics for MapBasic skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MapBasic over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MapInfo MapBasic
Rank 625 615 595
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing MapBasic 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.022% 0.005% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£260 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.29% +6.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22357 21029 20689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.30% 37.20% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15051 13295 13039
Average daily rate £400 £388 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 431 574
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

MapBasic
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MapBasic Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MapBasic
Daily Rate Trend

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

MapBasic Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MapBasic
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MapBasic Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MapBasic
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MapBasic within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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 -6 5 £260 -30.29%
South East - 3 £260 -
Guildford - 3 £260 -
Surrey - 3 £260 -
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -

MapBasic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MapBasic 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 MapBasic.

1 8 (100.00%) Mapinfo
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Access
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) GSM
3 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (37.50%) Nortel
3 3 (37.50%) Ericsson
3 3 (37.50%) Nokia
3 3 (37.50%) Metrica
3 3 (37.50%) 3G
3 3 (37.50%) GIS
3 3 (37.50%) 2G
3 3 (37.50%) RNC
3 3 (37.50%) Huawei
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Google Maps API
4 2 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (25.00%) LTE
4 2 (25.00%) SPSS
4 2 (25.00%) UMTS
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Perl

MapBasic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MapBasic 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 MapBasic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) 3G
1 3 (37.50%) 2G
1 3 (37.50%) RNC
1 3 (37.50%) GSM
2 2 (25.00%) UMTS
2 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) 4G
3 1 (12.50%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MS Access
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) RF Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) RNC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) GIS Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBA
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Mapinfo
2 3 (37.50%) Nortel
2 3 (37.50%) Ericsson
2 3 (37.50%) Nokia
2 3 (37.50%) Huawei
3 2 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft