The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mapinfo products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mapinfo 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Mapinfo Corporation.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mapinfo
Rank 607 587 578
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing Mapinfo 23 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.051% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 8
Average daily rate
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£260 £240 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +35.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £148 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £346 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £240 £190
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.72 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.43 £71.75 -
% change year-on-year
-54.80% -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25534 25780 24676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.60% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15145 14434 13654
Average daily rate £400 £382 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1118 1116
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Mapinfo
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mapinfo Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mapinfo
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mapinfo Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mapinfo
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mapinfo within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Mapinfo Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mapinfo
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mapinfo Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mapinfo
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mapinfo within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Mapinfo Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mapinfo
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mapinfo 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 -11 21 £260 +4.41% 3
South East -8 10 £260 - 1
London -9 5 £238 -4.61% 2
Berkshire - 4 £308 - 1
Guildford +3 3 £260 -
Surrey -3 3 £260 -
Scotland -7 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £255 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
North East - 2 £255 -
North West - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £275 - 1
Slough - 2 £308 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £255 -
Manchester - 2 - -
East of England +5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -18 1 £190 -
Yorkshire -25 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 £190 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Mapinfo
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 44 (59.46%) GIS
2 27 (36.49%) ArcGIS
3 23 (31.08%) Telecoms
4 15 (20.27%) Data Analysis
4 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.27%) 3G
5 14 (18.92%) GSM
5 14 (18.92%) UMTS
5 14 (18.92%) MS Office
6 13 (17.57%) SQL
6 13 (17.57%) Degree
6 13 (17.57%) LTE
7 12 (16.22%) Radio Access Network
8 11 (14.86%) 4G
9 9 (12.16%) 2G
9 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
10 8 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (10.81%) Ericsson
10 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.81%) MapBasic
11 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
11 7 (9.46%) Monte Carlo Method
11 7 (9.46%) NSN NetAct
12 6 (8.11%) Performance Engineering
12 6 (8.11%) LLPG
12 6 (8.11%) MS Access
12 6 (8.11%) VBA
13 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
13 5 (6.76%) Oracle

Mapinfo
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 27 (36.49%) ArcGIS
2 3 (4.05%) Smallworld
2 3 (4.05%) ArcSDE
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.70%) nginx
3 2 (2.70%) Node.js
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.70%) JBoss
3 2 (2.70%) Apache
3 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Office
2 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.70%) SPSS
4 2 (2.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Metrica
2 1 (1.35%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) 3G
2 14 (18.92%) GSM
2 14 (18.92%) UMTS
3 13 (17.57%) LTE
4 12 (16.22%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (14.86%) 4G
6 9 (12.16%) 2G
7 5 (6.76%) RNC
7 5 (6.76%) GPRS
8 3 (4.05%) HSPA
9 2 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.11%) MS Access
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
General
1 23 (31.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) GIS Technician
2 9 (12.16%) RAN Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Administrator
4 5 (6.76%) GIS Officer
5 4 (5.41%) RAN Performance Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) GIS Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) GIS Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Data Manager
6 3 (4.05%) RF Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.35%) Network Manager
8 1 (1.35%) Project Engineer
8 1 (1.35%) Data Modeller
8 1 (1.35%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) PostGIS
2 2 (2.70%) HTML
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) CSS
2 2 (2.70%) JSP
2 2 (2.70%) SOAP
2 2 (2.70%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) XML
2 2 (2.70%) XSLT
2 2 (2.70%) JSF
2 2 (2.70%) Ajax
2 2 (2.70%) Java EE
2 2 (2.70%) JSON
2 2 (2.70%) Dojo
2 2 (2.70%) jQuery
2 2 (2.70%) Google Maps API
2 2 (2.70%) RESTful
2 2 (2.70%) HTML5
2 2 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 44 (59.46%) GIS
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.11%) LLPG
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Photography
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Data Analysis
2 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.46%) Monte Carlo Method
4 6 (8.11%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.76%) Validation
5 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
5 5 (6.76%) Network Design
6 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.41%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) Line Management
7 3 (4.05%) Open Source
7 3 (4.05%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (4.05%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.05%) Scrum
7 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.05%) TDD
7 3 (4.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) MapBasic
3 6 (8.11%) VBA
4 4 (5.41%) Python
4 4 (5.41%) MATLAB
5 3 (4.05%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) PHP
6 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.70%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) VB
7 1 (1.35%) Fortran
7 1 (1.35%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) BS7666
2 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (5.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Ericsson
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) Amdocs
3 5 (6.76%) Google
3 5 (6.76%) Greenplum
4 4 (5.41%) ESRI
4 4 (5.41%) Nokia
5 3 (4.05%) Nortel
5 3 (4.05%) Huawei
5 3 (4.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (2.70%) TEOCO
7 1 (1.35%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.35%) Actix
7 1 (1.35%) Remedy
7 1 (1.35%) ComArch