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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MapInfo MapBasic
Rank 571 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MapBasic 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.035% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
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
20099 19294 16952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.14% 36.80% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13032 12364 10511
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 457 620
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.52 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 7 (100.00%) GIS
1 7 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Perl

MapBasic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Consultant
1 7 (100.00%) GIS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) GIS
1 7 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Mapinfo