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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostGIS
Rank 588 625 613
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -12
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 58 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.036% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.13% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 7
Median daily rate £425 £540 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +414.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £415 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £540 £105
% change year-on-year
-21.29% +414.28%
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
14885 15129 14682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.02% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10556 9949 9761
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 212 183
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 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 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 13 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 29 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
Scotland - 49 £425 - 2
Edinburgh - 47 £475 - 1
England +17 25 £413 -23.96% 1
Manchester - 18 £475 -
North West - 18 £475 -
South East +1 3 £380 +1.33%
Leicestershire - 3 £238 -
East Midlands - 3 £238 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £380 -
Glasgow - 2 £375 - 1
London +5 1 £340 - 1
Kidlington - 1 £380 -
Oxford - 1 £380 -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 80 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (73.58%) GIS
3 77 (72.64%) Java
4 67 (63.21%) GeoServer
5 64 (60.38%) JavaScript
5 64 (60.38%) Python
6 62 (58.49%) Open Source
7 61 (57.55%) OpenLayers
8 55 (51.89%) ESRI
9 53 (50.00%) Web Services
9 53 (50.00%) REST
9 53 (50.00%) AngularJS
10 49 (46.23%) Leaflet
11 43 (40.57%) Scrum
12 40 (37.74%) Cucumber
13 39 (36.79%) JBehave
13 39 (36.79%) Gradle
13 39 (36.79%) Maven
13 39 (36.79%) JIRA
14 38 (35.85%) QA
14 38 (35.85%) Selenium
14 38 (35.85%) NoSQL
15 36 (33.96%) SDLC
16 33 (31.13%) TDD
17 31 (29.25%) BDD
18 30 (28.30%) Jenkins
19 29 (27.36%) PostgreSQL
20 24 (22.64%) SQL
21 23 (21.70%) MongoDB
22 20 (18.87%) Microservices

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 67 (63.21%) GeoServer
2 15 (14.15%) Node.js
3 8 (7.55%) ArcGIS
4 7 (6.60%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.89%) Apache
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.94%) MS Office
1 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.94%) GitHub
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) HTTP
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
1 1 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (73.58%) GIS
2 38 (35.85%) NoSQL
3 29 (27.36%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (21.70%) MongoDB
5 16 (15.09%) QGIS
6 6 (5.66%) Informix
7 4 (3.77%) MySQL
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.94%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.94%) Big Data
9 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.94%) Impala
Development Applications
1 40 (37.74%) Cucumber
2 39 (36.79%) Gradle
2 39 (36.79%) JBehave
2 39 (36.79%) JIRA
2 39 (36.79%) Maven
3 38 (35.85%) Selenium
4 30 (28.30%) Jenkins
5 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
6 12 (11.32%) Artifactory
6 12 (11.32%) Subversion
7 7 (6.60%) Bower
7 7 (6.60%) DBeaver
7 7 (6.60%) Hudson
8 6 (5.66%) GitLab
8 6 (5.66%) IntelliJ
9 4 (3.77%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.77%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (0.94%) Publishing
1 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (66.04%) Developer
2 59 (55.66%) GIS Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Architect
4 11 (10.38%) Data Architect
5 10 (9.43%) GIS Web Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Web Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) DBA
8 7 (6.60%) PostgreSQL Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 6 (5.66%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Database Consultant
10 5 (4.72%) Open Source Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Agile Test Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) Angular Developer
11 4 (3.77%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) QA Test Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (57.55%) OpenLayers
2 53 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 53 (50.00%) REST
2 53 (50.00%) Web Services
3 49 (46.23%) Leaflet
4 18 (16.98%) HTML
5 17 (16.04%) jQuery
6 14 (13.21%) Spring Boot
7 13 (12.26%) CSS
8 8 (7.55%) Spring
9 7 (6.60%) Flask
9 7 (6.60%) Sass
10 6 (5.66%) .NET
10 6 (5.66%) Backbone.js
11 5 (4.72%) HTML5
11 5 (4.72%) Java EE
12 4 (3.77%) Ajax
12 4 (3.77%) CSS3
12 4 (3.77%) Dojo
12 4 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) User Experience
2 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.72%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) Photography
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.94%) Economics
6 1 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.94%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.15%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Unix
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (58.49%) Open Source
3 43 (40.57%) Scrum
4 36 (33.96%) SDLC
5 33 (31.13%) TDD
6 31 (29.25%) BDD
7 20 (18.87%) Microservices
8 16 (15.09%) Web Development
9 14 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (11.32%) TOGAF
11 11 (10.38%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (10.38%) Information Architecture
11 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (8.49%) ETL
14 7 (6.60%) Database Security
14 7 (6.60%) Kanban
14 7 (6.60%) MVC
14 7 (6.60%) Product Management
14 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 77 (72.64%) Java
2 64 (60.38%) JavaScript
2 64 (60.38%) Python
3 24 (22.64%) SQL
4 7 (6.60%) CoffeeScript
4 7 (6.60%) Perl
4 7 (6.60%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.77%) PHP
5 4 (3.77%) PHP 5
6 1 (0.94%) Ruby
6 1 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (35.85%) QA
2 11 (10.38%) WCAG
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Docker
2 5 (4.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) Ansible
2 5 (4.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 55 (51.89%) ESRI
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle
3 7 (6.60%) VMware
4 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.89%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.89%) Zend
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
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