The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 58 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing GIS 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.53% 0.47% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.48% 2.33% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.12 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £15.31 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.41% -23.45%
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
116 86 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.13% 20.24% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 44 53
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £412 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -11.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
GIS
UK

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Wales region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Wales region.

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -10 9 £350 -
West Wales - 2 £350 - 1
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing GIS 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 GIS.

1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 3 (27.27%) ArcGIS
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) Sass
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing GIS 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 GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) ArcGIS
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) GIS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) UI Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Development Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
4 1 (9.09%) Dojo
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) ESRI
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle