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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostGIS
Rank 613 579 592
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +13
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 7 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.037% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.13% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £358 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -20.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 -
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -
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
16024 15797 15491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.88% 28.05% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10860 10012 9971
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 219 266
Average hourly rate £38.77 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 7 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 27 August 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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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 -37 6 £350 -4.10% 3
Hampshire -13 5 £375 -2.28%
South East -28 5 £375 +2.73%
Southampton -2 3 £375 -2.28%
Scotland -2 1 - -
Edinburgh -15 1 - -
London - 1 £325 - 3

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (75.00%) Open Source
2 14 (58.33%) Data Management
3 12 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 12 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 12 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (50.00%) Big Data
3 12 (50.00%) Analytics
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (41.67%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 9 (37.50%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) TDD
6 8 (33.33%) Data Architecture
6 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Apache
8 6 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) RESTful
9 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
9 5 (20.83%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) GIS
9 5 (20.83%) Internet
10 4 (16.67%) ESRI
10 4 (16.67%) Subversion
10 4 (16.67%) JavaScript

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 10 (41.67%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (29.17%) Apache
4 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (12.50%) ArcGIS
5 3 (12.50%) ArcSDE
6 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (8.33%) nginx
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (8.33%) JBoss
6 2 (8.33%) Node.js
7 1 (4.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 12 (50.00%) Big Data
2 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) JUnit
3 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) JBehave
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) Gradle
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) DBA
3 3 (12.50%) GIS Developer
3 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) RESTful
3 4 (16.67%) SOAP
3 4 (16.67%) REST
3 4 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) Java EE
5 2 (8.33%) OpenID
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) OAuth2
5 2 (8.33%) JSP
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) Dojo
5 2 (8.33%) KML
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) XSLT
5 2 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) GIS
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Open Source
2 14 (58.33%) Data Management
3 12 (50.00%) Analytics
4 10 (41.67%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) TDD
5 8 (33.33%) Data Architecture
6 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) BDD
8 4 (16.67%) Change Control
8 4 (16.67%) Web Development
8 4 (16.67%) OO
9 3 (12.50%) RUP
9 3 (12.50%) DSDM
9 3 (12.50%) SOA
10 2 (8.33%) OOP
10 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) PHP5
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) ESRI
2 3 (12.50%) Mapinfo
3 2 (8.33%) Apigee
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Google
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