Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 104 101
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.33% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.24% 1.35% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Bristol median daily rate £550 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -8.11% +32.14%
South West median daily rate £550 £419 £365
% change year-on-year +31.34% +14.73% -14.12%
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 564 371 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.42% 19.77% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 266 231
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £291 £275
90th Percentile £575 £513 £545
South West median daily rate £425 £415 £369
% change year-on-year +2.41% +12.47% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 1
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £29.13 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.92% -35.28% +246.15%
10th Percentile £32.50 £11.06 £42.50
90th Percentile £68.38 £55.38 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +0.63%

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

GIS
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

GIS
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 22 January 2019, 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 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Node.js
1 6 (85.71%) React
2 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 5 (71.43%) Microservices
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Planning Poker
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Redmine
4 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow Management
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Validation

GIS
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Redmine
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Development Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Software Development Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Node.js
1 6 (85.71%) React
2 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Epics
3 3 (42.86%) Planning Poker
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow Management
4 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
5 1 (14.29%) Remote Sensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes