Period
to 13 December 2019

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 December 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 (Geospatial Data)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 642 805 796
Rank change year-on-year +163 -9 +37
Contract jobs citing Geospatial Data 105 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.068% 0.085%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 34 54
England median daily rate £528 £475 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.05% -5.47% +54.62%
10th Percentile £359 £333 £275
90th Percentile £690 £613 £682
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +44.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
England median hourly rate - £35.69 £19.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +84.53% -4.49%
UK median hourly rate - £35.69 £19.34
% change year-on-year - +84.53% +20.88%

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 15,598 21,850 20,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.44% 22.73% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,589 15,348 14,580
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 231 241
England median hourly rate £31.75 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.29% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £13.92 £14.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £72.15 £57.50 £56.88
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £30.95
% change year-on-year -2.31% +5.01% +10.54%

Geospatial Data
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Geospatial Data in England

Geospatial Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Geospatial Data in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Geospatial Data in England

Geospatial Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Geospatial Data in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Geospatial Data in England

Geospatial Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 December 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
South East +82 50 £588 +11.90% 10
London +110 28 £525 +5.00% 3
East of England +41 9 £700 +47.37% 1
South West +6 9 £490 -2.00% 7
Midlands +58 5 £410 +19.27% 2
East Midlands +32 4 £411 +37.08% 1
North of England +29 4 £438 -2.78% 2
North West +6 3 £400 -11.11% 2
West Midlands +42 1 £225 -41.94% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Geospatial Data
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 61 (58.10%) Python
1 61 (58.10%) GIS
2 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (37.14%) SQL
4 34 (32.38%) Security Cleared
5 33 (31.43%) Data Science
6 32 (30.48%) Linux
7 31 (29.52%) Data Management
8 30 (28.57%) GeoServer
9 29 (27.62%) JavaScript
9 29 (27.62%) ArcGIS
10 27 (25.71%) Git (software)
11 26 (24.76%) NumPy
12 25 (23.81%) REST
13 24 (22.86%) ESRI
13 24 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (20.95%) Oracle
14 22 (20.95%) Apache
14 22 (20.95%) Azure
15 19 (18.10%) Pandas
15 19 (18.10%) SDLC
15 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
16 18 (17.14%) Machine Learning
16 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
17 17 (16.19%) Visualisation
17 17 (16.19%) PaaS
17 17 (16.19%) Data Visualisation
17 17 (16.19%) NoSQL
17 17 (16.19%) Artificial Intelligence
17 17 (16.19%) QGIS

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 30 (28.57%) GeoServer
2 29 (27.62%) ArcGIS
3 22 (20.95%) Apache
4 16 (15.24%) Apache Spark
4 16 (15.24%) Jupyter
5 10 (9.52%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.95%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.95%) Azure
2 17 (16.19%) PaaS
3 16 (15.24%) Azure Machine Learning
4 7 (6.67%) AWS
5 4 (3.81%) npm
6 3 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.86%) GCP
6 3 (2.86%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.86%) Serverless
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon Neptune
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.95%) GitHub
8 1 (0.95%) IaaS
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.95%) VoIP
1 1 (0.95%) VPN
1 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (58.10%) GIS
2 24 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (16.19%) NoSQL
3 17 (16.19%) QGIS
4 11 (10.48%) Spatial Data
5 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 8 (7.62%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.76%) Apache Accumulo
7 5 (4.76%) Big Data
7 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.86%) Power BI
10 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.95%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 27 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) Subversion
3 5 (4.76%) Selenium
4 4 (3.81%) Grunt
4 4 (3.81%) gulp
5 3 (2.86%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.95%) GitLab
6 1 (0.95%) Hudson
6 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.95%) JIRA
6 1 (0.95%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.95%) Protractor
6 1 (0.95%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.95%) webpack
6 1 (0.95%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 4 (3.81%) Publishing
3 3 (2.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Electronics
4 2 (1.90%) Finance
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (27.62%) Developer
2 19 (18.10%) GIS Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Data Scientist
4 16 (15.24%) Data Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Senior Data Scientist
7 8 (7.62%) Consultant
8 7 (6.67%) Architect
8 7 (6.67%) GIS Consultant
9 5 (4.76%) GIS Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 4 (3.81%) Business Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.86%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Business Change Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Change Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Project Manager
12 2 (1.90%) GIS Technician
12 2 (1.90%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.76%) NumPy
2 25 (23.81%) REST
3 19 (18.10%) Pandas
4 16 (15.24%) PostGIS
4 16 (15.24%) PySpark
4 16 (15.24%) TensorFlow
5 15 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 14 (13.33%) Keras
6 14 (13.33%) XML
7 13 (12.38%) JSON
7 13 (12.38%) scikit-learn
8 11 (10.48%) Web Services
9 9 (8.57%) SciPy
10 8 (7.62%) Kafka
11 7 (6.67%) Apache NiFi
11 7 (6.67%) RSS
12 5 (4.76%) CSS
12 5 (4.76%) HTML
13 3 (2.86%) .NET
13 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Algorithms
1 8 (7.62%) Lidar
2 7 (6.67%) PKI
2 7 (6.67%) Smart City
3 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.90%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) Social Media
7 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.48%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.43%) Data Science
3 31 (29.52%) Data Management
4 19 (18.10%) SDLC
4 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
5 18 (17.14%) Machine Learning
6 17 (16.19%) Artificial Intelligence
6 17 (16.19%) Data Visualisation
6 17 (16.19%) Visualisation
7 16 (15.24%) Analytics
7 16 (15.24%) Open Source
8 14 (13.33%) Deep Learning
9 13 (12.38%) Anomaly Detection
9 13 (12.38%) Reinforcement Learning
10 12 (11.43%) DevOps
10 12 (11.43%) Microservices
11 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
12 9 (8.57%) Computer Science
12 9 (8.57%) Telematics
13 8 (7.62%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 61 (58.10%) Python
2 39 (37.14%) SQL
3 29 (27.62%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.24%) Java
5 10 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.67%) Groovy
7 6 (5.71%) C#
7 6 (5.71%) R
7 6 (5.71%) TypeScript
8 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.81%) C
9 4 (3.81%) C++
10 3 (2.86%) Scala
10 3 (2.86%) VB
10 3 (2.86%) VBA
11 2 (1.90%) PHP
11 2 (1.90%) Ruby
11 2 (1.90%) XPath
11 2 (1.90%) XQuery
12 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (32.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) Degree
3 10 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.57%) Master's Degree
5 8 (7.62%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (7.62%) PhD
6 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Terraform
2 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.95%) Ansible
3 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) ESRI
2 22 (20.95%) Oracle
3 13 (12.38%) Tableau
4 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.81%) SAP
6 3 (2.86%) Google
7 2 (1.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.95%) IBM
8 1 (0.95%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.95%) McAfee
8 1 (0.95%) Sparx