The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 75 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.62% 1.02% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.00% 3.10% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £388 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.25 £12.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -67.56%
GIS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
250 226 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.94% 32.85% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 179 159
Median daily rate £450 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.87% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 £30.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.76 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £40.00 £14.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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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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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 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
South Wales +4 5 £388 -9.88% 1
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for GIS.

1 5 (62.50%) ArcGIS
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) SAS
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Stata
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (37.50%) QGIS
3 3 (37.50%) Spatial Data
3 3 (37.50%) Spatial Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Text Mining
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) R
4 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) Xamarin

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (62.50%) ArcGIS
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (37.50%) SAS
3 2 (25.00%) ArcSDE
4 1 (12.50%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) QGIS
1 3 (37.50%) Spatial Data
1 3 (37.50%) Text Mining
2 1 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Data Scientist
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) GIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Spatial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
1 3 (37.50%) Spatial Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) R
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) PhD
1 2 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ESRI
1 2 (25.00%) OpenText
1 2 (25.00%) Xamarin