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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostGIS
UK
Rank 561 581 601
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +20
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 33 48 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.092% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.32% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 6
Median daily rate £400 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £364 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
- -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
14150 14774 13887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.41% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9841 10193 9187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 248 189
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 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 21 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 22 February 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 +47 26 £400 - 4
London +31 12 £500 +28.20%
South East +24 8 £338 -18.18% 1
Hampshire +17 7 £281 -
Scotland +11 7 - -
Edinburgh -1 7 - -
Southampton +13 6 £338 -
South West +8 3 £400 -2.43%
Somerset 0 2 £400 +6.66%
Taunton -2 2 £400 +6.66%
City of London -2 1 £500 -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 £215 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £215 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Devon - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
King's Lynn - 1 £215 -
Exeter - 1 - -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 56 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 56 (72.73%) Python
2 54 (70.13%) Java
3 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (55.84%) ESRI
5 41 (53.25%) GeoServer
6 38 (49.35%) Leaflet
6 38 (49.35%) Scrum
7 37 (48.05%) OpenLayers
8 35 (45.45%) GIS
9 31 (40.26%) Cucumber
9 31 (40.26%) BDD
10 30 (38.96%) Open Source
11 28 (36.36%) AngularJS
11 28 (36.36%) TDD
11 28 (36.36%) Maven
11 28 (36.36%) JIRA
12 27 (35.06%) Gradle
12 27 (35.06%) JBehave
13 25 (32.47%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (29.87%) Spatial Data
15 21 (27.27%) NoSQL
15 21 (27.27%) Degree
16 19 (24.68%) Web Services
17 17 (22.08%) QA
17 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
17 17 (22.08%) Microservices
18 16 (20.78%) Ansible
18 16 (20.78%) Selenium
18 16 (20.78%) Linux

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 41 (53.25%) GeoServer
2 4 (5.19%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.30%) Gunicorn
4 1 (1.30%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (45.45%) GIS
2 25 (32.47%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (29.87%) Spatial Data
4 21 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 15 (19.48%) QGIS
6 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 9 (11.69%) Big Data
8 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 6 (7.79%) Hadoop
10 5 (6.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (6.49%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (6.49%) Power BI
11 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
12 2 (2.60%) MS Access
12 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (40.26%) Cucumber
2 28 (36.36%) JIRA
2 28 (36.36%) Maven
3 27 (35.06%) Gradle
3 27 (35.06%) JBehave
4 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
5 16 (20.78%) Selenium
6 9 (11.69%) Artifactory
7 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.90%) Flyway
9 1 (1.30%) GitLab
9 1 (1.30%) JUnit
9 1 (1.30%) Mockito
General
1 8 (10.39%) Law
2 1 (1.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (76.62%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) Java Developer
3 18 (23.38%) Python Developer
4 16 (20.78%) GIS Developer
5 14 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (16.88%) Angular Developer
6 13 (16.88%) Open Source Developer
7 9 (11.69%) Architect
8 8 (10.39%) Web Developer
9 7 (9.09%) GIS Web Developer
10 6 (7.79%) Data Architect
11 3 (3.90%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.90%) QA Automation Tester
11 3 (3.90%) QA Tester
11 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.90%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.90%) Tester
12 2 (2.60%) Big Data Developer
12 2 (2.60%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (49.35%) Leaflet
2 37 (48.05%) OpenLayers
3 28 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 19 (24.68%) Web Services
5 16 (20.78%) CSS
5 16 (20.78%) HTML
6 15 (19.48%) JSON
6 15 (19.48%) REST
7 12 (15.58%) RSS
7 12 (15.58%) XML
7 12 (15.58%) XSLT
8 4 (5.19%) RESTful
9 3 (3.90%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.60%) Apache Camel
10 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.60%) CSS3
10 2 (2.60%) D3.js
10 2 (2.60%) GeoJSON
10 2 (2.60%) HTML5
10 2 (2.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Web 2.0
2 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 14 (18.18%) CentOS
3 13 (16.88%) Windows
3 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
4 12 (15.58%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (49.35%) Scrum
3 31 (40.26%) BDD
4 30 (38.96%) Open Source
5 28 (36.36%) TDD
6 17 (22.08%) Microservices
7 14 (18.18%) Information Management
7 14 (18.18%) SDLC
8 13 (16.88%) Data Migration
8 13 (16.88%) Migration
8 13 (16.88%) Open Source Development
9 12 (15.58%) OO
9 12 (15.58%) OOP
10 11 (14.29%) ITIL
10 11 (14.29%) Procedural Programming
10 11 (14.29%) Service Management
11 9 (11.69%) Data Modelling
11 9 (11.69%) ETL
12 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (10.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 56 (72.73%) Python
2 54 (70.13%) Java
3 15 (19.48%) SQL
4 13 (16.88%) C
4 13 (16.88%) PHP
5 2 (2.60%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) VBA
6 1 (1.30%) C++
6 1 (1.30%) Go
6 1 (1.30%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (1.30%) R
6 1 (1.30%) Rust
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) BS7666
3 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Oozie
3 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) ESRI
2 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.49%) IBM
3 5 (6.49%) Informatica
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) SAP
3 5 (6.49%) Tableau
4 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) Mapbox
5 1 (1.30%) Progress
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