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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostGIS
Rank 600 - 577
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 22 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% - 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 12
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £325
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
15702 15230 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.39% 28.80% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10114 9796 9639
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 269 368
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 £18.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 15 September 2014.

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 8 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 15 September 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
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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 - 17 £375 - 6
Scotland - 3 £350 -
Avon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (67.86%) Maven
3 19 (67.86%) Open Source
3 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
4 18 (64.29%) Web Services
5 17 (60.71%) Apache
5 17 (60.71%) Scrum
6 16 (57.14%) Internet
6 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (53.57%) Puppet
8 14 (50.00%) Cucumber
8 14 (50.00%) Eclipse
9 13 (46.43%) RESTful
10 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (42.86%) Tomcat
11 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
11 11 (39.29%) J2EE
12 10 (35.71%) Linux
12 10 (35.71%) Apache Solr
13 9 (32.14%) SaaS
13 9 (32.14%) CSS
13 9 (32.14%) Java
13 9 (32.14%) MVC
13 9 (32.14%) TDD
13 9 (32.14%) JIRA
13 9 (32.14%) FitNesse
14 8 (28.57%) Spring
15 7 (25.00%) VMware
16 6 (21.43%) Ajax

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 17 (60.71%) Apache
2 12 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 10 (35.71%) Apache Solr
4 5 (17.86%) Node.js
5 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (32.14%) SaaS
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Maven
1 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 14 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (32.14%) FitNesse
3 9 (32.14%) JIRA
4 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 4 (14.29%) RSpec
4 4 (14.29%) Mockito
5 3 (10.71%) Subversion
5 3 (10.71%) Grunt
6 1 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) GIS Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Web Services
2 13 (46.43%) RESTful
3 11 (39.29%) J2EE
4 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 8 (28.57%) Spring
6 6 (21.43%) Ajax
6 6 (21.43%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) JPA
8 4 (14.29%) JSON
8 4 (14.29%) Spring MVC
8 4 (14.29%) JTS
8 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 3 (10.71%) Java EE
9 3 (10.71%) EJB 3.0
9 3 (10.71%) EJB
10 2 (7.14%) WCF
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) Open Source
2 5 (17.86%) GIS
3 3 (10.71%) Linked Data
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) CentOS
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Scrum
3 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (32.14%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) MVC
5 5 (17.86%) SOA
6 4 (14.29%) Kanban
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) Content Management
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
9 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) PHP
4 5 (17.86%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.29%) VirtualBox
2 3 (10.71%) vCloud
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) EMC
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) ESRI
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