Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 242 264
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 +15
Contract jobs citing GIS 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.085% 0.091% 0.088%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
City of London median daily rate £450 £435 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +26.09% -10.97%
10th Percentile £230 £359 £277
90th Percentile £614 £681 £409
Central London median daily rate £450 £435 £345
% change year-on-year +3.45% +26.09% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £21.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £21.50

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1731 1720 2381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.42% 26.08% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1371 1908
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +6.32%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +80.00% -18.88%
10th Percentile £20.75 £42.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £70.75
Central London median hourly rate £25.99 £45.00 £21.98
% change year-on-year -42.24% +104.78% -25.46%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the City of London

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Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £450 -
GIS
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) QGIS
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) RIA
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Telematics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (33.33%) QGIS
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Database Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Manager
2 1 (16.67%) NHS BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Linked Data
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (16.67%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Spatial Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Telematics
2 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) R
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Tableau