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 3 months to 25 June 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 113 135
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22  
Contract jobs citing GIS 9 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 2.29% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £425 £350 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -24.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £215 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £470 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -7.87% +17.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -34.48%  

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 of England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 444 525 731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.30% 21.05% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 309 408
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.27% +46.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £40.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Bedfordshire -4 5 £500 +298.40%
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £380 - 3
Essex -16 1 £425 +21.42%
East Anglia - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 of England region with a requirement for GIS.

1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ESRI
2 4 (25.00%) EDRMS
2 4 (25.00%) Capita
3 3 (18.75%) Node.js
3 3 (18.75%) Leaflet
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) SVG
4 2 (12.50%) React
4 2 (12.50%) webpack
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Babel
4 2 (12.50%) ES6
4 2 (12.50%) Mapbox
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) French Language
4 2 (12.50%) German Language

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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 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (6.25%) Gentran
1 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
1 1 (6.25%) Predix
1 1 (6.25%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) Spatial Data
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Babel
1 2 (12.50%) webpack
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) French Language
1 2 (12.50%) German Language
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) EDI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Officer
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Support
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) Leaflet
2 3 (18.75%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) Electron Framework
3 2 (12.50%) React
3 2 (12.50%) Redux
3 2 (12.50%) SVG
4 1 (6.25%) Angular 2
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) EDI
4 1 (6.25%) EDIFACT
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) IDoc
4 1 (6.25%) OpenLayers
4 1 (6.25%) Polymer
4 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (6.25%) Web Components
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) B2B
3 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) ES6
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (6.25%) GxP
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) ESRI
2 4 (25.00%) Capita
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Mapbox
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo