The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS 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
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 123 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing GIS 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.078% 0.083%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.93% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £438 £80 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+446.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +33.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.12 £20.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +56.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.25 £12.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -67.56%
GIS
England

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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
519 601 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.98% 23.45% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 382 288
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 28
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £33.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the West Midlands region 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
Coventry - 3 £438 -
Warwickshire - 3 £475 -
Staffordshire - 2 £325 -
Dudley +3 1 - -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for GIS.

1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Visualforce
4 2 (11.76%) Apex Code
4 2 (11.76%) Spatial Data
4 2 (11.76%) CAD
4 2 (11.76%) Mapinfo
4 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
4 2 (11.76%) Heroku
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) WFM

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (11.76%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Spatial Data
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) GIS Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) GIS Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) GIS Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) SCADA
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) CAD
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (5.88%) Spatial Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Apex Code
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) R
4 1 (5.88%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Mapinfo
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.88%) ESRI
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Minitab