The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
England / East Midlands
Rank 92 92 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.18% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 355 348 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.10% 21.44% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 209 215
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £34.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.42% -37.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £12.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £20.00 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £275 -5.17%
GIS
England

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (75.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (50.00%) ESRI
2 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SPSS
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (75.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Java Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) JPA
1 1 (25.00%) JSF
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo