The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostGIS
UK
Rank 554 579 596
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +17
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 39 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.066% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 2
Median daily rate £400 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £322 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.86%
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13830 14448 13620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.90% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9494 9997 9159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 184
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PostGIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Daily Rate Trend

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

PostGIS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

PostGIS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PostGIS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 26 £400 +4.91% 6
Scotland +19 17 - -
Edinburgh +15 17 - -
London +14 12 £500 +31.14% 2
North West +22 5 £331 -
South East +16 4 £338 - 2
Hampshire +12 4 £338 - 1
Southampton +10 4 £338 - 1
Manchester +9 4 - -
Somerset - 2 £400 -
Taunton - 2 £400 -
South West - 2 £400 -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 £215 - 2
Leeds - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
King's Lynn - 1 £215 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
City of London - 1 £500 -
Norfolk - 1 £215 -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS.

1 73 (76.84%) Python
2 66 (69.47%) Java
2 66 (69.47%) JavaScript
3 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (55.79%) ESRI
5 52 (54.74%) GeoServer
6 50 (52.63%) Leaflet
7 48 (50.53%) OpenLayers
7 48 (50.53%) Scrum
8 43 (45.26%) GIS
9 37 (38.95%) Cucumber
9 37 (38.95%) BDD
10 36 (37.89%) Open Source
11 34 (35.79%) JIRA
12 33 (34.74%) Maven
12 33 (34.74%) TDD
12 33 (34.74%) AngularJS
13 32 (33.68%) Gradle
13 32 (33.68%) JBehave
14 29 (30.53%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (29.47%) Degree
16 26 (27.37%) Jenkins
17 25 (26.32%) Ansible
18 24 (25.26%) Spatial Data
19 23 (24.21%) Linux
20 19 (20.00%) Web Services
20 19 (20.00%) QA
20 19 (20.00%) NoSQL
21 18 (18.95%) SQL
22 17 (17.89%) C

PostGIS
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:

Application Platforms
1 52 (54.74%) GeoServer
2 3 (3.16%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.05%) Gunicorn
4 1 (1.05%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.37%) DHCP
2 7 (7.37%) DNS
3 6 (6.32%) IPv6
4 5 (5.26%) Internet
5 3 (3.16%) IPv4
6 2 (2.11%) Network Security
7 1 (1.05%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (45.26%) GIS
2 29 (30.53%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (25.26%) Spatial Data
4 19 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 14 (14.74%) QGIS
5 14 (14.74%) Relational Database
6 9 (9.47%) Big Data
7 7 (7.37%) MySQL
8 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
9 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.16%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (3.16%) Power BI
11 2 (2.11%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.11%) MS Access
11 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (38.95%) Cucumber
2 34 (35.79%) JIRA
3 33 (34.74%) Maven
4 32 (33.68%) Gradle
4 32 (33.68%) JBehave
5 26 (27.37%) Jenkins
6 17 (17.89%) Selenium
7 15 (15.79%) Artifactory
8 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.16%) Flyway
10 3 (3.16%) Subversion
11 1 (1.05%) GitLab
11 1 (1.05%) JUnit
11 1 (1.05%) Mockito
General
1 8 (8.42%) Law
2 1 (1.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (76.84%) Developer
2 25 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 20 (21.05%) Python Developer
4 19 (20.00%) GIS Developer
5 14 (14.74%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (13.68%) Angular Developer
6 13 (13.68%) Open Source Developer
7 11 (11.58%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Architect
9 6 (6.32%) GIS Web Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.21%) AWS Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Big Data Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Data Architect
11 4 (4.21%) Database Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) QA Automation Tester
11 4 (4.21%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.63%) Leaflet
2 48 (50.53%) OpenLayers
3 33 (34.74%) AngularJS
4 19 (20.00%) Web Services
5 17 (17.89%) REST
6 16 (16.84%) CSS
6 16 (16.84%) HTML
7 15 (15.79%) JSON
8 12 (12.63%) RSS
8 12 (12.63%) XML
8 12 (12.63%) XSLT
9 4 (4.21%) Gherkin
10 3 (3.16%) RESTful
11 2 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (2.11%) Apache Camel
11 2 (2.11%) CSS3
11 2 (2.11%) D3.js
11 2 (2.11%) HTML5
11 2 (2.11%) React
11 2 (2.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Web 2.0
2 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.11%) Ontologies
4 2 (2.11%) Remote Sensing
4 2 (2.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Linux
2 13 (13.68%) CentOS
2 13 (13.68%) Windows
2 13 (13.68%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (50.53%) Scrum
3 37 (38.95%) BDD
4 36 (37.89%) Open Source
5 33 (34.74%) TDD
6 17 (17.89%) Microservices
7 16 (16.84%) SDLC
8 14 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (14.74%) Data Migration
8 14 (14.74%) Migration
9 13 (13.68%) Open Source Development
10 12 (12.63%) Information Management
10 12 (12.63%) Web Development
11 11 (11.58%) ITIL
11 11 (11.58%) OO
11 11 (11.58%) OOP
11 11 (11.58%) Procedural Programming
11 11 (11.58%) Service Management
12 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.37%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (76.84%) Python
2 66 (69.47%) Java
2 66 (69.47%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.95%) SQL
4 17 (17.89%) C
5 12 (12.63%) PHP
6 7 (7.37%) Ruby
7 5 (5.26%) C++
7 5 (5.26%) Scala
8 4 (4.21%) Go
8 4 (4.21%) Rust
9 2 (2.11%) C#
9 2 (2.11%) VBA
10 1 (1.05%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (1.05%) R
10 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (29.47%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) BS7666
3 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (26.32%) Ansible
2 5 (5.26%) Puppet
3 2 (2.11%) Oozie
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (55.79%) ESRI
2 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.16%) IBM
3 3 (3.16%) Informatica
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle
3 3 (3.16%) SAP
3 3 (3.16%) Tableau
4 2 (2.11%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.05%) Progress
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
Southampton, Hampshire
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