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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 138 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing GIS 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 0.76% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £438 £170 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.56 - £12.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.41 - £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.71 - £14.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -20.00%
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
672 523 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.79% 20.61% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 325 287
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 14
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £33.55 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

GIS
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Warwickshire -3 4 £469 +80.28%
Birmingham - 2 £158 -
Dudley -3 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £250 -
Coventry - 1 £600 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) ArcGIS
2 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (20.00%) ESRI
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Spatial Data
4 2 (10.00%) Mapinfo
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.00%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall

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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 5 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Spatial Data
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) GIS Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) GIS Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) GIS Data Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) GIS Business Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Asset Management Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation Project Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Project Change Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) SCADA
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (15.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (5.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) ESRI
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (5.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Minitab
3 1 (5.00%) SAP