The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 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)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 73
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.05% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £414 £350
% change year-on-year -8.15% +18.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 176 191 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 26.55% 27.13% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 124 110
Median daily rate £380 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GIS in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Glasgow

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Glasgow