The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.40% 0.63% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.62% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £126 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +298.40% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £406 £350
% change year-on-year -2.76% +16.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -34.48%  

GIS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 58 35 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 16.29% 10.94% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 53 93
Median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GIS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Bedfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Bedford -2 4 £500 -
GIS
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) EDRMS
1 4 (57.14%) ESRI
1 4 (57.14%) Capita
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SVG
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) Leaflet
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) webpack
2 2 (28.57%) ES6
2 2 (28.57%) Babel
2 2 (28.57%) Electron Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Mapbox
2 2 (28.57%) Redux
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (14.29%) GxP
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Babel
1 2 (28.57%) webpack
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Electron Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Leaflet
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) Redux
2 2 (28.57%) SVG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
1 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) SDLC
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) ES6
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (14.29%) GxP
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Capita
1 4 (57.14%) ESRI
2 2 (28.57%) Mapbox