The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 118 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.28% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£275 £475 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +21.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £359
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -43.54%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
665 627 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.12% 27.61% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 358 292
Average daily rate £325 £346 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.51 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.84 £34.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
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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
West Yorkshire -12 5 £275 -42.10%
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) ArcGIS
6 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) ArcSDE
7 3 (21.43%) JMeter
7 3 (21.43%) JUnit
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) HTTP
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) EAM
7 3 (21.43%) J2EE
7 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
8 2 (14.29%) MySQL
8 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
8 2 (14.29%) ETL
8 2 (14.29%) Toad
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) Workflow

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (28.57%) ArcGIS
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) ArcSDE
2 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) JMeter
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) GIS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Spatial Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Spatial Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) ArcObjects
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
1 1 (7.14%) Remote Sensing
1 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
1 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) EAM
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) CAD
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
3 1 (7.14%) ESRI