The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 71 71 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs citing GIS 14 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.37% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.86% 1.57% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 158 254 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 15.48% 24.66% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 130 149
Median daily rate £384 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Aylesbury -10 9 - -
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 17 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 9 (45.00%) Mapinfo
4 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (40.00%) QGIS
5 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.00%) Smallworld
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) ESRI
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) JUnit
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) NUnit

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 10 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.00%) Smallworld
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) QGIS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.00%) Mockito
1 1 (5.00%) Moq
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (85.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) GIS Technician
2 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Junior
2 1 (5.00%) Network Planner
2 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) JavaFX
1 1 (5.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (5.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (5.00%) Scrum
1 1 (5.00%) SDLC
1 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (5.00%) UML
1 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Mapinfo
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) ESRI
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Luciad