Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 189 171
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18 +12
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.11% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 1.10% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
East of England median daily rate - £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71% -36.36%
England median daily rate £475 £450 £331
% change year-on-year +5.56% +36.16% -18.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +41.18% -64.21%
England median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +5.41% +94.74% -25.49%

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 East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 894 913 952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.86% 19.07% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 547 571
East of England median daily rate £444 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +10.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £484 £470 £428
% change year-on-year +2.98% +9.81% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 37
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £37.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.69% -0.67% +2.26%
10th Percentile £11.69 £18.73 £15.15
90th Percentile £36.50 £40.38 £45.85
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.31 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% +11.82% -6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +11 3 - - 6
Norfolk - 2 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East of England region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Dojo
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) VisualVM
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) WildFly
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) ESRI
2 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) VisualVM
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Data Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) GIS Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Dojo
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ESRI
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle