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 3 months to 29 March 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 70 67
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.37% 0.11% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.38% 0.49% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -16.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -12.25% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -54.76% +55.55%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 126 203 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.52% 22.33% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 160 183
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £453 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing GIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 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 29 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for GIS.

1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) ESRI
1 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data

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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 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) BSS Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) GIS Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) GIS Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) GIS Technician
1 1 (33.33%) OSS Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ESRI