The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostGIS
Rank 591 595 587
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 35 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.033% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.12% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Average daily rate £400 £405 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 12 February 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 17 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 12 February 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
(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
Edinburgh - 24 £400 - 1
Scotland - 24 £400 - 4
England -8 11 £400 -1.23% 3
North West - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
South West - 3 £410 -
South East +3 2 £400 -1.23% 1
Somerset - 2 £375 -
Taunton - 2 £375 -
Southampton +12 1 - -
Berkshire +7 1 £400 - 1
Hampshire -8 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £325 -
Wales - 1 £325 -
Cardiff - 1 £325 -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 47 (68.12%) Java
2 45 (65.22%) GIS
2 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (60.87%) Open Source
4 36 (52.17%) Web Services
5 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
5 34 (49.28%) AngularJS
6 30 (43.48%) Python
7 29 (42.03%) Cucumber
7 29 (42.03%) REST
8 26 (37.68%) Gradle
8 26 (37.68%) NoSQL
8 26 (37.68%) Maven
8 26 (37.68%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (36.23%) JIRA
9 25 (36.23%) QA
9 25 (36.23%) Selenium
9 25 (36.23%) JBehave
9 25 (36.23%) Leaflet
10 24 (34.78%) Scrum
11 22 (31.88%) ESRI
12 20 (28.99%) TDD
12 20 (28.99%) SQL
13 18 (26.09%) Linux
13 18 (26.09%) BDD
14 15 (21.74%) Microservices
14 15 (21.74%) SDLC
15 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
15 11 (15.94%) QGIS
16 10 (14.49%) MongoDB

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (13.04%) ArcGIS
2 7 (10.14%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.90%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) IaaS
3 2 (2.90%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (65.22%) GIS
2 26 (37.68%) NoSQL
2 26 (37.68%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (15.94%) QGIS
4 10 (14.49%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.70%) Big Data
6 5 (7.25%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.25%) Informix
7 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.45%) DTS
9 1 (1.45%) Impala
9 1 (1.45%) MySQL
9 1 (1.45%) QlikView
9 1 (1.45%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (42.03%) Cucumber
2 26 (37.68%) Gradle
2 26 (37.68%) Maven
3 25 (36.23%) JBehave
3 25 (36.23%) JIRA
3 25 (36.23%) Selenium
4 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.70%) Subversion
6 4 (5.80%) GitLab
7 1 (1.45%) Hudson
7 1 (1.45%) JUnit
7 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.45%) Mockito
7 1 (1.45%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 26 (37.68%) GIS Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.59%) DBA
4 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 6 (8.70%) Angular Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) GIS Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Database Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Administrator
9 2 (2.90%) Java Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) Web Services
2 34 (49.28%) AngularJS
3 29 (42.03%) REST
4 25 (36.23%) Leaflet
5 7 (10.14%) .NET
5 7 (10.14%) jQuery
5 7 (10.14%) Spring
5 7 (10.14%) Spring Boot
6 6 (8.70%) Dojo
7 5 (7.25%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (7.25%) Apache Camel
7 5 (7.25%) HTML
8 4 (5.80%) Backbone.js
8 4 (5.80%) Laravel
8 4 (5.80%) RESTful
9 2 (2.90%) HTML5
10 1 (1.45%) Ajax
10 1 (1.45%) Google Maps API
10 1 (1.45%) JPA
10 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Replication
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.87%) Open Source
3 24 (34.78%) Scrum
4 20 (28.99%) TDD
5 18 (26.09%) BDD
6 15 (21.74%) Microservices
6 15 (21.74%) SDLC
7 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
8 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.59%) ETL
10 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
10 7 (10.14%) Data Management
10 7 (10.14%) Migration
10 7 (10.14%) Web Development
11 5 (7.25%) Analytics
11 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
11 5 (7.25%) Database Security
11 5 (7.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 5 (7.25%) OO
11 5 (7.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) Java
2 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
3 30 (43.48%) Python
4 20 (28.99%) SQL
5 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.70%) PHP
6 3 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.45%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.45%) Scala
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
1 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (36.23%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Oozie
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) ESRI
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.45%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.45%) Tableau
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