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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostGIS
Rank 568 - 532
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% - 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£403 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 - -
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
14073 13742 12315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 27.14% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9236 8599 7726
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 259 304
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 10 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 4 March 2015. 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
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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
South East - 12 £403 -
England - 12 £403 - 1
Hampshire - 10 £403 -
Southampton - 5 £390 -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 5
London - - - -
Scotland - - - - 5
Northern Ireland - - - -
South West - - - -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (72.50%) Internet
4 28 (70.00%) Open Source
5 25 (62.50%) Web Services
6 24 (60.00%) Linux
6 24 (60.00%) Jenkins
7 22 (55.00%) RESTful
7 22 (55.00%) Apache
8 21 (52.50%) Scrum
8 21 (52.50%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (50.00%) TDD
9 20 (50.00%) Maven
10 16 (40.00%) Tomcat
10 16 (40.00%) Java
10 16 (40.00%) Cucumber
10 16 (40.00%) BDD
11 15 (37.50%) Web Development
12 14 (35.00%) Spring
12 14 (35.00%) PHP
12 14 (35.00%) Eclipse
13 13 (32.50%) SOA
13 13 (32.50%) J2EE
13 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
13 13 (32.50%) JUnit
13 13 (32.50%) SOAP
13 13 (32.50%) Hibernate
13 13 (32.50%) JSON
13 13 (32.50%) Mockito
14 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 22 (55.00%) Apache
2 16 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon S3
3 5 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (22.50%) MySQL
3 6 (15.00%) Hazelcast
4 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (50.00%) Maven
3 16 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 14 (35.00%) Eclipse
5 13 (32.50%) JUnit
5 13 (32.50%) Mockito
6 11 (27.50%) Selenium
7 10 (25.00%) Subversion
8 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.00%) RSpec
10 5 (12.50%) FitNesse
10 5 (12.50%) JIRA
11 4 (10.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Architect
2 14 (35.00%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) GIS Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) Web Services
2 22 (55.00%) RESTful
3 14 (35.00%) Spring
4 13 (32.50%) J2EE
4 13 (32.50%) SOAP
4 13 (32.50%) Hibernate
4 13 (32.50%) JSON
5 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 9 (22.50%) REST
6 8 (20.00%) JPA
7 7 (17.50%) Ajax
8 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
8 6 (15.00%) JTS
9 5 (12.50%) OpenID
9 5 (12.50%) OAuth2
9 5 (12.50%) SAML
9 5 (12.50%) XML
9 5 (12.50%) KML
10 4 (10.00%) .NET
11 3 (7.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (70.00%) Open Source
2 7 (17.50%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Scrum
2 21 (52.50%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (50.00%) TDD
4 16 (40.00%) BDD
5 15 (37.50%) Web Development
6 13 (32.50%) SOA
7 12 (30.00%) MVC
7 12 (30.00%) OO
8 9 (22.50%) Change Control
9 8 (20.00%) Content Management
10 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (15.00%) Kanban
11 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 4 (10.00%) OOP
12 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
13 3 (7.50%) ETL
14 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) PHP
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) PHP5
5 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VirtualBox
1 6 (15.00%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Puppet
2 6 (15.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) VMware
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft