Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 January 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 522 371 463
Rank change year-on-year -151 +92 +115
Contract jobs citing GIS 63 37 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.73% 0.88% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 30
10th Percentile £227 £323 £200
25th Percentile £376 £363 £334
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.16% +5.44%
75th Percentile £586 £525 £775
90th Percentile £650 £575 £833
England median daily rate £475 £425 £433
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.77% -13.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
10th Percentile £23.92 £22.63 -
25th Percentile £26.22 £26.56 £15.00
Median hourly rate £33.75 £33.75 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +60.71% +50.00%
75th Percentile £38.75 £41.56 £25.50
90th Percentile - £45.88 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £11.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +344.44% -25.00% -11.76%

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 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 8,659 4,226 7,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.03% 23.57% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,450 3,052 5,201
10th Percentile £400 £350 £363
25th Percentile £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £680 £619 £613
90th Percentile £763 £700 £700
England median daily rate £540 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +10.77% +2.63% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 36
10th Percentile £24.50 £20.40 £19.38
25th Percentile £26.00 £30.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate £36.88 £47.50 £33.75
Median % change year-on-year -22.36% +40.74% +21.71%
75th Percentile £60.75 £63.75 £48.97
90th Percentile £65.00 £68.00 £54.63
England median hourly rate £43.58 £26.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +67.63% -0.95% -11.48%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GIS in London.

Daily rate trend for GIS in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GIS in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for GIS in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GIS in London.

Hourly rate trend for GIS in London

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Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing GIS in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for GIS in London

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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 GIS within the London region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West London -22 4 £588 +17.50%
Central London -51 4 £563 -2.17% 3
GIS
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing GIS 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 London region with a requirement for GIS.

1 18 (28.57%) Python
2 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Social Skills
3 16 (25.40%) ESRI
4 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 14 (22.22%) ArcGIS
6 12 (19.05%) SQL
6 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 12 (19.05%) Analytics
6 12 (19.05%) Geospatial Data
7 11 (17.46%) Azure
7 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
8 10 (15.87%) Public Sector
9 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 9 (14.29%) Degree
10 8 (12.70%) AWS
10 8 (12.70%) Tableau
10 8 (12.70%) Oracle
10 8 (12.70%) Migration
11 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.11%) Power BI
11 7 (11.11%) Power Platform
12 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineering
12 6 (9.52%) DevOps
12 6 (9.52%) Image Processing
12 6 (9.52%) Data Migration

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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 14 (22.22%) ArcGIS
2 5 (7.94%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.59%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) SPSS
4 1 (1.59%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.59%) Maximo
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Azure
2 8 (12.70%) AWS
3 7 (11.11%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon SageMaker
4 3 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.76%) GitHub
4 3 (4.76%) GitHub Actions
4 3 (4.76%) Serverless
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.59%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.59%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Geospatial Data
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.70%) Tableau
4 7 (11.11%) Power BI
5 5 (7.94%) Spatial Data
6 4 (6.35%) QGIS
7 3 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (4.76%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.17%) Big Data
8 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
8 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (26.98%) Social Skills
2 10 (15.87%) Public Sector
3 6 (9.52%) Publishing
4 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.94%) Local Government
5 4 (6.35%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (4.76%) Back Office
6 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.17%) Finance
8 1 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.59%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Architect
2 10 (15.87%) Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.94%) GIS Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Data Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) GIS Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Designer
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Content Designer
7 2 (3.17%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.17%) Digital Designer
7 2 (3.17%) Fibre Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Geospatial Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) GIS Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) CSS
3 4 (6.35%) Apache NiFi
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.76%) HTML5
4 3 (4.76%) PostGIS
4 3 (4.76%) Spring
4 3 (4.76%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.17%) REST
5 2 (3.17%) SAPUI5
5 2 (3.17%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (1.59%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) OpenLayers
6 1 (1.59%) PyTorch
6 1 (1.59%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.59%) Web Services
6 1 (1.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
1 4 (6.35%) Fibre Optics
1 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.59%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (1.59%) Housing Association
2 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
1 5 (7.94%) Windows 10
1 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
1 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
1 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2016
1 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.05%) Analytics
3 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 8 (12.70%) Migration
5 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 6 (9.52%) DevOps
6 6 (9.52%) Image Processing
6 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineering
7 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
7 5 (7.94%) Data Science
7 5 (7.94%) ITIL
7 5 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (7.94%) Service Design
7 5 (7.94%) Statistics
7 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) Python
2 12 (19.05%) SQL
3 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.52%) C
4 6 (9.52%) C#
4 6 (9.52%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.94%) VB
6 3 (4.76%) R
7 2 (3.17%) ABAP
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) Bash
8 1 (1.59%) ES6
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.17%) PhD
6 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.94%) VMware NSX
2 4 (6.35%) Docker
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Ansible
2 3 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) ESRI
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco
4 5 (7.94%) Lumension
4 5 (7.94%) Sophos
4 5 (7.94%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) BT
6 2 (3.17%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.59%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.59%) Databricks
7 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.59%) Telerik
7 1 (1.59%) Virgin Media