The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostGIS
Rank 579 623 609
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -14
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 41 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.061% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 13
Median daily rate £400 £394 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £326 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15327 15921 15523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.76% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10582 11090 10566
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 263 168
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.92 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PostGIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland +39 35 £400 -16.88%
Edinburgh +37 29 £400 -16.88%
England +5 19 £450 +14.28% 6
North West +17 15 £331 - 1
Manchester +13 14 - -
Glasgow - 6 £425 -
London -12 2 £450 +18.03%
Hampshire +20 1 £338 -27.02% 1
South East +20 1 £338 -27.02% 4
Southampton +6 1 £338 -27.02%
South Coast - 1 £450 -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PostGIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PostGIS.

1 90 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (76.72%) Python
3 81 (69.83%) ESRI
3 81 (69.83%) JavaScript
4 79 (68.10%) Java
5 78 (67.24%) GeoServer
6 76 (65.52%) Leaflet
6 76 (65.52%) GIS
7 74 (63.79%) Scrum
7 74 (63.79%) OpenLayers
8 59 (50.86%) Cucumber
9 56 (48.28%) JIRA
10 55 (47.41%) Open Source
11 51 (43.97%) Maven
12 50 (43.10%) JBehave
12 50 (43.10%) Gradle
13 48 (41.38%) Jenkins
14 46 (39.66%) Ansible
14 46 (39.66%) BDD
15 43 (37.07%) TDD
16 41 (35.34%) AngularJS
17 40 (34.48%) Degree
18 32 (27.59%) Selenium
18 32 (27.59%) Artifactory
19 31 (26.72%) Spatial Data
20 29 (25.00%) REST
21 28 (24.14%) Web Services
22 27 (23.28%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (23.28%) Web Development
23 22 (18.97%) SDLC

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (67.24%) GeoServer
2 5 (4.31%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.86%) Gunicorn
3 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) GitHub
1 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Internet
2 8 (6.90%) DHCP
2 8 (6.90%) DNS
3 7 (6.03%) IPv6
4 4 (3.45%) IPv4
5 3 (2.59%) Network Security
6 1 (0.86%) Broadband
6 1 (0.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (65.52%) GIS
2 31 (26.72%) Spatial Data
3 18 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (15.52%) QGIS
4 11 (9.48%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.03%) MySQL
6 4 (3.45%) Big Data
7 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.86%) MS Access
8 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (50.86%) Cucumber
2 56 (48.28%) JIRA
3 51 (43.97%) Maven
4 50 (43.10%) Gradle
4 50 (43.10%) JBehave
5 48 (41.38%) Jenkins
6 32 (27.59%) Artifactory
6 32 (27.59%) Selenium
7 15 (12.93%) Git (software)
8 8 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.45%) Subversion
10 3 (2.59%) Flyway
10 3 (2.59%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.72%) GitLab
12 1 (0.86%) JUnit
12 1 (0.86%) Mockito
General
1 1 (0.86%) Legal
1 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (75.00%) Developer
2 36 (31.03%) GIS Developer
3 23 (19.83%) Web Developer
4 18 (15.52%) Java Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Python Developer
6 13 (11.21%) Open Source Developer
7 12 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (9.48%) GIS Web Developer
9 10 (8.62%) Architect
10 9 (7.76%) Angular Developer
11 8 (6.90%) Automation Tester
11 8 (6.90%) QA Automation Tester
11 8 (6.90%) QA Tester
11 8 (6.90%) Tester
12 7 (6.03%) Data Architect
12 7 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (4.31%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 4 (3.45%) AWS Developer
14 4 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (65.52%) Leaflet
2 74 (63.79%) OpenLayers
3 41 (35.34%) AngularJS
4 29 (25.00%) REST
5 28 (24.14%) Web Services
6 8 (6.90%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.45%) CSS
7 4 (3.45%) JSON
8 3 (2.59%) GeoJSON
8 3 (2.59%) HTML
8 3 (2.59%) RESTful
8 3 (2.59%) Spring
9 2 (1.72%) .NET
9 2 (1.72%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.72%) CSS3
9 2 (1.72%) D3.js
9 2 (1.72%) HTML5
9 2 (1.72%) React
9 2 (1.72%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.72%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.72%) Ontologies
2 2 (1.72%) Remote Sensing
2 2 (1.72%) Replication
2 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.86%) LLPG
3 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.62%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) CentOS
3 1 (0.86%) Debian
3 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (63.79%) Scrum
3 55 (47.41%) Open Source
4 46 (39.66%) BDD
5 43 (37.07%) TDD
6 27 (23.28%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (23.28%) Web Development
7 22 (18.97%) SDLC
8 16 (13.79%) Data Migration
8 16 (13.79%) Migration
9 15 (12.93%) Microservices
10 9 (7.76%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (7.76%) Open Source Development
11 8 (6.90%) Data Validation
11 8 (6.90%) Validation
12 7 (6.03%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (6.03%) Front End Development
13 6 (5.17%) Information Architecture
13 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (76.72%) Python
2 81 (69.83%) JavaScript
3 79 (68.10%) Java
4 19 (16.38%) SQL
5 8 (6.90%) Ruby
6 5 (4.31%) C
6 5 (4.31%) C++
6 5 (4.31%) Scala
7 4 (3.45%) Go
7 4 (3.45%) Rust
8 1 (0.86%) R
8 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (34.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.10%) QA
2 15 (12.93%) WCAG
3 5 (4.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.86%) BS7666
4 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (39.66%) Ansible
2 6 (5.17%) Puppet
3 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.86%) SELinux
4 1 (0.86%) yum
Vendors
1 81 (69.83%) ESRI
2 1 (0.86%) iManage
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle
2 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
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