Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 10 December 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 (Geospatial Data)
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 594 607
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -26
Contract jobs citing Geospatial Data 43 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.029% 0.030%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.38% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 9
London median daily rate £569 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.56% +14.55% -15.38%
10th Percentile £319 £274 £256
90th Percentile £714 £457 £483
England median daily rate £503 £325 £373
% change year-on-year +54.62% -12.75% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +59.09% +39.99%
10th Percentile £22.25 £35.00 £20.80
90th Percentile £22.75 £35.00 £23.60
England median hourly rate £19.34 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.66% +5.13% -17.02%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11177 10432 11239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.71% 23.49% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8328 7369 8009
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £351 £325 £310
90th Percentile £663 £638 £630
England median daily rate £463 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.67% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 39 71
London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.88 £21.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.97% +35.97% -20.09%
10th Percentile £18.30 £15.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £68.15 £100.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% - +5.77%

Geospatial Data
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Geospatial Data in London

Geospatial Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Geospatial Data in London

Geospatial Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Geospatial Data in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Geospatial Data in London

Geospatial Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Geospatial Data in London

Geospatial Data
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2017. 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
Central London - 3 £630 - 1
South London - 1 - -
Geospatial Data
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Geospatial Data 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 London region with a requirement for Geospatial Data.

1 21 (48.84%) GIS
2 18 (41.86%) Python
3 16 (37.21%) Apache Spark
4 15 (34.88%) PhD
5 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (27.91%) Retail
7 12 (27.91%) R
7 12 (27.91%) Machine Learning
7 12 (27.91%) Algorithms
8 11 (25.58%) Data Analysis
8 11 (25.58%) Data Modelling
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.93%) Data Management
9 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.93%) Neural Network
9 9 (20.93%) Theano
9 9 (20.93%) Master Data Management
9 9 (20.93%) TensorFlow
9 9 (20.93%) Keras
10 8 (18.60%) PySpark
10 8 (18.60%) Reference Data
10 8 (18.60%) SQL
11 7 (16.28%) IT Strategy
11 7 (16.28%) Data Structures
12 6 (13.95%) GDPR
12 6 (13.95%) ESRI
12 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
12 6 (13.95%) Data Quality
13 5 (11.63%) Hadoop

Geospatial Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 16 (37.21%) Apache Spark
2 4 (9.30%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.65%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.33%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.98%) SPSS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) ProjectWise
3 1 (2.33%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) 2G
1 1 (2.33%) 3G
1 1 (2.33%) 4G
1 1 (2.33%) ATM
1 1 (2.33%) GSM
1 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.33%) SDH
1 1 (2.33%) SMS
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) GIS
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.30%) Spatial Data
5 3 (6.98%) QGIS
6 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.33%) HBase
7 1 (2.33%) MS Access
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.33%) Power BI
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) ERwin
2 1 (2.33%) RStudio
2 1 (2.33%) WaveMaker
General
1 12 (27.91%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Publishing
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Data Scientist
2 12 (27.91%) Architect
2 12 (27.91%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 9 (20.93%) Database Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.30%) GDPR Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) GIS Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Data Protection Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Keras
1 9 (20.93%) TensorFlow
1 9 (20.93%) Theano
2 8 (18.60%) PySpark
3 1 (2.33%) Kafka
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.33%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.91%) Algorithms
3 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
4 8 (18.60%) Reference Data
5 7 (16.28%) Data Structures
6 3 (6.98%) Linked Data
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (27.91%) Machine Learning
3 11 (25.58%) Data Analysis
3 11 (25.58%) Data Modelling
4 9 (20.93%) Data Management
4 9 (20.93%) Master Data Management
4 9 (20.93%) Neural Network
5 7 (16.28%) IT Strategy
6 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.63%) Analytics
7 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (9.30%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (9.30%) Statistics
8 4 (9.30%) Strategic Management
9 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
10 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
10 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
10 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Python
2 12 (27.91%) R
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) C
5 3 (6.98%) Scala
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) PhD
2 4 (9.30%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) Data Quality
1 6 (13.95%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) ESRI
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.33%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.33%) Mapbox
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) WSO2