The 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 42 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing GIS 32 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.55% 2.74% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.17% 10.80% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 1
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£330 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.06% -17.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
211 176 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.39% 25.36% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 123 86
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £208 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.85 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% +39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £24.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Mid Wales +1 12 £340 -9.33%
South Wales -14 11 £425 +13.33% 10
West Wales - 5 £238 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (71.05%) ESRI
2 22 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 16 (42.11%) ArcGIS
4 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
5 14 (36.84%) CTC Cleared
6 13 (34.21%) ArcSDE
7 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
7 12 (31.58%) .NET
8 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (26.32%) ArcObjects
9 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
9 10 (26.32%) C#
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (18.42%) Scrum
12 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
12 6 (15.79%) ETL
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle
12 6 (15.79%) Data Governance
12 6 (15.79%) Data Management
13 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
13 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
14 4 (10.53%) System Testing
14 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
14 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
14 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (10.53%) Taxonomies
14 4 (10.53%) Degree
14 4 (10.53%) Knowledge Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (42.11%) ArcGIS
2 13 (34.21%) ArcSDE
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) nginx
3 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Architect
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
1 12 (31.58%) GIS Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) GIS Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
4 3 (7.89%) GIS Data Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) ArcObjects
3 2 (5.26%) Dojo
3 2 (5.26%) jQuery
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) HTML5
3 2 (5.26%) CSS3
3 2 (5.26%) PostGIS
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) JSP
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) XSLT
3 2 (5.26%) JSF
3 2 (5.26%) Ajax
3 2 (5.26%) Java EE
3 2 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Taxonomies
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Scrum
3 6 (15.79%) Data Governance
3 6 (15.79%) Data Management
3 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 6 (15.79%) ETL
4 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.53%) System Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (7.89%) Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) UML
7 2 (5.26%) RUP
7 2 (5.26%) DSDM
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 2 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) C#
1 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.26%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) CTC Cleared
3 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCTS
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) ESRI
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
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