Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 190 179
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 +13
Contract jobs citing GIS 11 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.22% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% 1.64% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
East of England median daily rate £475 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.56% +16.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £423 £358 £274
90th Percentile £528 £474 £514
England median daily rate £475 £384 £381
% change year-on-year +23.77% +0.66% -4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £9.50 £10.81
% change year-on-year +121.05% -12.14% -27.42%

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 919 917 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.33% 19.42% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 529 661
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £288 £274 £233
90th Percentile £575 £575 £523
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 41
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £28.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -17.86% +9.20%
10th Percentile £13.54 £15.27 £25.00
90th Percentile £45.80 £37.88 £45.75
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.07%

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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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +14 10 £475 +11.76%
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - - 3
Bedfordshire -5 1 - -
Hertfordshire -6 1 - - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 8 (72.73%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) GWT
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) JUnit
5 3 (27.27%) JBoss
5 3 (27.27%) Apache
5 3 (27.27%) SMS
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Flex
5 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System

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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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SMS
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Spatial Data
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) CruiseControl
2 2 (18.18%) FishEye
2 2 (18.18%) Hudson
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) GIS Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) GIS Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) REST
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) GWT
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Flex
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) AWT
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) JMS
5 1 (9.09%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
1 5 (45.45%) Kanban
1 5 (45.45%) OO
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) DNA
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Java 8
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian