The first table below looks at the demand for PostGIS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostGIS
Rank 576 561 581
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.080% 0.014% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£365 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostGIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -23 9 £384 -14.72% 3
Hampshire - 9 £384 - 1
South East - 9 £384 - 1
Southampton - 4 £384 -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
London - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS.

1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 12 (80.00%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Maven
2 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (73.33%) Open Source
3 11 (73.33%) Puppet
3 11 (73.33%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (73.33%) Apache
4 9 (60.00%) Internet
4 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (60.00%) RESTful
5 7 (46.67%) Spring
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) J2EE
6 5 (33.33%) FitNesse
6 5 (33.33%) CentOS
6 5 (33.33%) JIRA
6 5 (33.33%) Apache Solr
6 5 (33.33%) SaaS
7 4 (26.67%) Mockito
7 4 (26.67%) RSpec
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (73.33%) Apache
2 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (33.33%) Apache Solr
4 3 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) SaaS
3 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Maven
1 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
4 5 (33.33%) FitNesse
4 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) Mockito
5 4 (26.67%) RSpec
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Grunt
6 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 1 (6.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) RESTful
3 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
5 4 (26.67%) JPA
5 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (26.67%) JTS
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) EJB
6 3 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Java EE
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Scrum
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) Kanban
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VirtualBox
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat