Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 197 172
Rank change year-on-year -5 -25 +12
Contract jobs citing GIS 8 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.86% 1.15% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 14
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -26.32%
10th Percentile £423 £387 £324
90th Percentile £528 £488 £461
England median daily rate £475 £403 £350
% change year-on-year +17.87% +15.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £36.69 - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% +31.58% -29.63%

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 933 954 1,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.30% 18.88% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 546 690
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.56%
10th Percentile £306 £276 £230
90th Percentile £575 £566 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 41
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £31.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50% +14.25%
10th Percentile £13.81 £15.96 £26.25
90th Percentile £40.25 £40.00 £45.75
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.04% +7.46% +3.64%

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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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 October 2018. 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
Essex -2 5 £475 +11.76% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 2 - - 5
Norfolk - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) JBoss
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 5 (62.50%) Kanban
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (50.00%) GWT
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Hudson
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Google
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Flex

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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 5 (62.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) WildFly
4 1 (12.50%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Hudson
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
1 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (25.00%) FishEye
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) VisualVM
4 1 (12.50%) Ant
4 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Data Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) GWT
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Flex
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Dojo
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) AWT
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) JMS
6 1 (12.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Java 8
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) ESRI