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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostGIS
Rank 555 - 526
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 16 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% - 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% - 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£405 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 - -
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
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 - 15 £405 -
England - 15 £405 - 1
Hampshire - 13 £405 -
Southampton - 7 £396 -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
London - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
South West - - - -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 41 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (79.17%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (66.67%) Internet
3 32 (66.67%) Open Source
4 27 (56.25%) Jenkins
5 26 (54.17%) Web Services
6 25 (52.08%) Maven
7 24 (50.00%) Linux
7 24 (50.00%) Apache
8 23 (47.92%) RESTful
8 23 (47.92%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (45.83%) TDD
9 22 (45.83%) Scrum
10 19 (39.58%) Eclipse
11 18 (37.50%) Tomcat
11 18 (37.50%) Cucumber
12 17 (35.42%) J2EE
13 16 (33.33%) PHP
13 16 (33.33%) Java
13 16 (33.33%) MVC
14 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
14 15 (31.25%) BDD
14 15 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (29.17%) Puppet
15 14 (29.17%) SOAP
16 13 (27.08%) SOA
16 13 (27.08%) Spring
16 13 (27.08%) Web Development
16 13 (27.08%) JSON
17 12 (25.00%) OO

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (50.00%) Apache
2 18 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 10 (20.83%) Apache Solr
4 4 (8.33%) Node.js
5 2 (4.17%) ArcGIS
6 1 (2.08%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.67%) SaaS
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (79.17%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (22.92%) MySQL
3 6 (12.50%) Hazelcast
4 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 25 (52.08%) Maven
3 19 (39.58%) Eclipse
4 18 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 11 (22.92%) JUnit
5 11 (22.92%) Mockito
6 9 (18.75%) Selenium
7 8 (16.67%) FitNesse
7 8 (16.67%) JIRA
7 8 (16.67%) Subversion
8 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
9 6 (12.50%) RSpec
10 4 (8.33%) PHPUnit
11 1 (2.08%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Solutions Architect
2 19 (39.58%) Architect
3 11 (22.92%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) GIS Developer
5 3 (6.25%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) Web Services
2 23 (47.92%) RESTful
3 17 (35.42%) J2EE
4 14 (29.17%) SOAP
5 13 (27.08%) Spring
5 13 (27.08%) JSON
6 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
7 10 (20.83%) REST
7 10 (20.83%) CSS
8 9 (18.75%) Ajax
9 8 (16.67%) JPA
9 8 (16.67%) .NET
10 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
10 6 (12.50%) JTS
11 5 (10.42%) XML
11 5 (10.42%) KML
12 4 (8.33%) WCF
12 4 (8.33%) Backbone.js
12 4 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (66.67%) Open Source
2 11 (22.92%) GIS
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (45.83%) TDD
3 22 (45.83%) Scrum
4 16 (33.33%) MVC
5 15 (31.25%) BDD
6 13 (27.08%) SOA
6 13 (27.08%) Web Development
7 12 (25.00%) OO
8 10 (20.83%) Content Management
9 7 (14.58%) Change Control
10 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.50%) Kanban
10 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.33%) OOP
11 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.25%) ETL
12 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
13 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) PHP
1 16 (33.33%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.67%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) PHP5
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Docker
1 6 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Puppet
2 6 (12.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) VMware
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) ESRI