The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Remote Sensing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Remote Sensing over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Remote Sensing
Rank 640 - 614
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Remote Sensing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% - 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18175 17739 17537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 31.71% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11814 10738 10727
Median daily rate £425 £415 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 704 768
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.93 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Remote Sensing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Remote Sensing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Remote Sensing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Remote Sensing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Remote Sensing within the UK.

Remote Sensing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Remote Sensing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Remote Sensing within the UK.

Remote Sensing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Remote Sensing
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Sensing within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
East of England - 1 - -
England - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Remote Sensing
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Remote Sensing 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 Remote Sensing.

1 2 (66.67%) GIS
1 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Photography
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit

Remote Sensing
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 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) GIS Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Photography
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland