Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 115 108
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing GIS 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.38% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.45% 1.01% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Bristol median daily rate £475 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £393 £201 £331
90th Percentile £538 £475 £449
South West median daily rate £513 £450 £333
% change year-on-year +13.89% +35.34% -16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £12.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £12.00 - £12.00

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 551 398 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.26% 20.44% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 291 244
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £288 £296 £276
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £366
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.22% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% -70.37%
10th Percentile £32.75 £11.25 £29.70
90th Percentile £68.63 £54.25 £46.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +29.63% -20.59%

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for GIS.

1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 5 (62.50%) React
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Microservices
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Redmine
5 2 (25.00%) Planning Poker
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (12.50%) JasperReports
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Redmine
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
3 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
3 1 (12.50%) FishEye
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Node.js
1 5 (62.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
4 1 (12.50%) AWT
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) GWT
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Swing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Microservices
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (25.00%) Planning Poker
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow Management
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Information Exploitation
6 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Remote Sensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) Google