The table below looks at the statistics for MapBasic skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MapBasic over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MapInfo MapBasic
UK
Rank 584 620 616
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -4
Contract jobs citing MapBasic 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.011% 0.010% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £425
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 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
18096 19837 19806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.61% 38.26% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12436 13463 13063
Median daily rate £429 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 492 430
Median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £18.85 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.54 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

MapBasic
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MapBasic as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MapBasic also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MapBasic.

1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Greenplum
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo

MapBasic
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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Greenplum
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo