Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 131 157
Rank change year-on-year -3 +26 -36
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.31% 0.73% 0.062%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 2.86% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Leeds median daily rate £298 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.46% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £298 £325 -
% change year-on-year -8.46% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate - - £9.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year - +20.63% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 596 665 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.28% 25.40% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 466 614
Leeds median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £312 £296 £281
90th Percentile £538 £533 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 8
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -17.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £24.50 £13.20 £8.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £31.50 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £21.19 £18.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +14.53% +15.63%

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Leeds

GIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Leeds

GIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for GIS.

1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) HND
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) CAD
2 4 (57.14%) AutoCAD
3 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Spatial Analysis

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (42.86%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) AutoCAD
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
General
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) GIS Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) GIS Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) GIS Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Software Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CAD
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Spatial Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft