The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 121 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing GIS 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.049% 0.15% 0.057%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.49% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £12.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+61.64% +2.04%
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Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
438 616 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.32% 30.15% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 398 320
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £16.09 £18.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -36.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) Migration
3 8 (80.00%) Asset Management
4 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) Data Structures
5 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (40.00%) VBA
5 4 (40.00%) MS Access
5 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (20.00%) SAP
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (20.00%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Report Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) GIS Trainer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Trainer
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Trainer
5 1 (10.00%) Trainer
5 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Data Extraction
2 4 (40.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 8 (80.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft