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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MapInfo MapBasic
Rank 618 610 576
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Contract jobs citing MapBasic 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.009% 0.005% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 3 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 31 July 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 -24 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -

MapBasic
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (100.00%) Mapinfo
2 7 (77.78%) GIS
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (55.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (22.22%) Google Maps API
4 2 (22.22%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (22.22%) LTE
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) SPSS
4 2 (22.22%) GSM
4 2 (22.22%) UMTS
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Perl

MapBasic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (22.22%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) GSM
1 2 (22.22%) UMTS
1 2 (22.22%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) GIS Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Radio Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) GIS
2 5 (55.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Mapinfo
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Google