Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Geospatial Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Geospatial Data over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 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 (Geospatial Data)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 474 733 808
Rank change year-on-year +259 +75 -24
Contract jobs citing Geospatial Data 38 84 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.065%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 0.46% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 27
Median daily rate £450 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £200 £333 £413
90th Percentile £688 £730 £653
UK median daily rate £450 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.75 £17.18 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.79% -58.85% +19.29%
10th Percentile £12.63 £17.18 £21.25
90th Percentile £12.88 £17.18 £56.91
UK median hourly rate £12.75 £17.18 £41.75
% change year-on-year -25.79% -58.85% +19.29%

Geospatial Data 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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 6,685 18,345 21,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.99% 22.17% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,414 12,720 15,166
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 240 231
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £15.19 £14.28 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £60.08 £52.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.76%

Geospatial Data
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Geospatial Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Geospatial Data in England

Geospatial Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Geospatial Data in England.

Daily rate trend for Geospatial Data in England

Geospatial Data
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Geospatial Data in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Geospatial Data in England

Geospatial Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Geospatial Data in England.

Hourly rate trend for Geospatial Data in England

Geospatial Data
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Geospatial Data within the England region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
South East +179 18 £455 -16.89% 6
South West +90 13 £450 -25.00% 3
London +176 4 £588 +23.68% 2
Midlands +93 2 £600 -
West Midlands +71 2 £600 -
North of England +125 1 £165 -58.85%
Yorkshire - 1 £165 -
Geospatial Data
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Geospatial Data 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 England region with a requirement for Geospatial Data.

1 22 (57.89%) GIS
2 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
3 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 15 (39.47%) Python
4 12 (31.58%) QGIS
5 11 (28.95%) PostGIS
5 11 (28.95%) Java
6 10 (26.32%) DNS
7 9 (23.68%) Oracle
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
7 9 (23.68%) ESRI
7 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
8 8 (21.05%) Veeam
8 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
8 8 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
8 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (21.05%) VMware
8 8 (21.05%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (21.05%) Windows
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
9 7 (18.42%) GeoServer
9 7 (18.42%) ArcGIS
9 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
9 7 (18.42%) Azure
10 6 (15.79%) F5
10 6 (15.79%) C#
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft

Geospatial Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (18.42%) ArcGIS
1 7 (18.42%) GeoServer
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Azure
2 2 (5.26%) AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) GCP
3 1 (2.63%) Logic Apps
3 1 (2.63%) Power Automate
3 1 (2.63%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (7.89%) Broadband
3 3 (7.89%) SDH
4 2 (5.26%) BGP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (5.26%) DSL
4 2 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) MPLS
4 2 (5.26%) SNMP
4 2 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (5.26%) SSL
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) LTE
5 1 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) GIS
2 12 (31.58%) QGIS
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (10.53%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Local Government
2 3 (7.89%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.26%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Geospatial Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Geospatial Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Network Planner
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Geospatial Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Geospatial Developer
5 2 (5.26%) GIS Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) PostGIS
2 4 (10.53%) JSON
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (10.53%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) SCADA
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
1 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
1 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (5.26%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
2 5 (13.16%) Data Management
2 5 (13.16%) ETL
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) Open Source
3 4 (10.53%) Security Management
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineering
4 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (7.89%) Experimental Design
4 3 (7.89%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
4 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (7.89%) Project Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Remote Sensing
4 3 (7.89%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.26%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Python
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.79%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) R
7 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 8 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (10.53%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) ESRI
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Veeam
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) F5
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) Meraki
6 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.63%) Google