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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostGIS
Rank 597 614 616
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 50 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.039% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.15% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 2
Median daily rate £425 £515 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +79.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £400 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £515 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.47% +71.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - -

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
15308 14976 14857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.54% 26.82% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10705 9692 9726
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 203 204
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 May 2016.

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 19 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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 35 £406 -22.98% 2
Edinburgh - 28 £475 - 2
Scotland - 28 £475 - 3
Manchester - 15 £475 -
North West - 15 £475 -
South East -1 10 £380 -5.00%
Berkshire - 7 £413 -
London -7 5 £380 -
Reading - 5 £425 -
South West -8 3 £445 -18.34%
Oxfordshire - 3 £380 -
East Midlands - 2 £221 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £221 - 1
City of London +41 1 - -
Taunton +14 1 - -
Somerset -1 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 £380 -
Oxford - 1 £380 -
Dorset - 1 - -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 59 (71.08%) Java
2 57 (68.67%) GIS
2 57 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (61.45%) Open Source
4 49 (59.04%) GeoServer
5 44 (53.01%) AngularJS
5 44 (53.01%) JavaScript
6 43 (51.81%) Python
7 42 (50.60%) OpenLayers
8 41 (49.40%) REST
8 41 (49.40%) Web Services
9 38 (45.78%) ESRI
10 35 (42.17%) Leaflet
11 33 (39.76%) QA
12 29 (34.94%) NoSQL
13 28 (33.73%) Cucumber
14 27 (32.53%) JBehave
14 27 (32.53%) Gradle
14 27 (32.53%) Selenium
14 27 (32.53%) JIRA
14 27 (32.53%) Maven
14 27 (32.53%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (31.33%) SDLC
16 20 (24.10%) Scrum
17 19 (22.89%) TDD
18 18 (21.69%) SQL
18 18 (21.69%) BDD
19 17 (20.48%) Microservices
20 14 (16.87%) Spring Boot
20 14 (16.87%) MongoDB

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 49 (59.04%) GeoServer
2 10 (12.05%) ArcGIS
3 8 (9.64%) Node.js
4 7 (8.43%) Apache Solr
5 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.41%) Apache
7 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
1 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (68.67%) GIS
2 29 (34.94%) NoSQL
3 27 (32.53%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (16.87%) MongoDB
5 10 (12.05%) QGIS
6 6 (7.23%) Informix
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.61%) MySQL
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.20%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (1.20%) Big Data
9 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.20%) DTS
9 1 (1.20%) Impala
9 1 (1.20%) QlikView
9 1 (1.20%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.20%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (33.73%) Cucumber
2 27 (32.53%) Gradle
2 27 (32.53%) JBehave
2 27 (32.53%) JIRA
2 27 (32.53%) Maven
2 27 (32.53%) Selenium
3 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.23%) GitLab
4 6 (7.23%) IntelliJ
5 5 (6.02%) Subversion
6 3 (3.61%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.61%) PhpStorm
7 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.20%) Publishing
1 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (62.65%) Developer
2 41 (49.40%) GIS Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Consultant
5 7 (8.43%) DBA
5 7 (8.43%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.43%) PostgreSQL Consultant
5 7 (8.43%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 6 (7.23%) Angular Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Data Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Database Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) GIS Architect
9 3 (3.61%) GIS Web Developer
9 3 (3.61%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.01%) AngularJS
2 42 (50.60%) OpenLayers
3 41 (49.40%) REST
3 41 (49.40%) Web Services
4 35 (42.17%) Leaflet
5 14 (16.87%) Spring Boot
6 11 (13.25%) jQuery
7 10 (12.05%) HTML
8 9 (10.84%) .NET
9 8 (9.64%) Spring
10 6 (7.23%) Backbone.js
10 6 (7.23%) Dojo
11 5 (6.02%) CSS
12 4 (4.82%) HTML5
13 3 (3.61%) Ajax
13 3 (3.61%) CSS3
13 3 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (2.41%) JSON
14 2 (2.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) User Experience
3 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.20%) Economics
4 1 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (61.45%) Open Source
3 26 (31.33%) SDLC
4 20 (24.10%) Scrum
5 19 (22.89%) TDD
6 18 (21.69%) BDD
7 17 (20.48%) Microservices
8 11 (13.25%) Web Development
9 9 (10.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (9.64%) ETL
10 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.43%) Data Analysis
11 7 (8.43%) Database Security
11 7 (8.43%) TOGAF
12 6 (7.23%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (7.23%) Information Architecture
12 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
13 5 (6.02%) OO
13 5 (6.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.08%) Java
2 44 (53.01%) JavaScript
3 43 (51.81%) Python
4 18 (21.69%) SQL
5 4 (4.82%) PHP
6 3 (3.61%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.20%) C#
7 1 (1.20%) Ruby
7 1 (1.20%) Scala
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.76%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) WCAG
3 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Docker
2 5 (6.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 38 (45.78%) ESRI
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.41%) Mapinfo
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.41%) Zend
5 1 (1.20%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.20%) Google
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau
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