Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 72 97
Rank change year-on-year -22 +25 +3
Contract jobs citing GIS 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% 1.24% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.19% 4.55% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £380 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +204.00% -58.68%
10th Percentile £379 £321 £116
90th Percentile £436 £450 £295
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year - +15.94% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £9.37 £25.00
% change year-on-year +156.14% -62.52% -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 335 308 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.73% 27.38% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 158 225
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £364 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +7.78% -3.57%
10th Percentile £288 £262 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £470
Scotland median daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.14% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £107.00 £44.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.45% +14.84% -
10th Percentile £12.77 £43.25 £16.33
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.75 £66.58
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.65% +68.00% -9.09%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for GIS.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) WebGL
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Mapbox
1 2 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (25.00%) OpenLayers
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (25.00%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebGL
2 1 (25.00%) OpenLayers
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Mapbox
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft