Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 542 554
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -50
Contract jobs citing GIS 82 74 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 0.71% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 23
London median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £314 £150 £211
90th Percentile £680 £570 £677
England median daily rate £415 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
London median hourly rate £18.70 £35.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.57% +77.22% +12.86%
10th Percentile £13.91 £28.00 £14.68
90th Percentile £25.76 £35.00 £23.05
England median hourly rate £16.50 £9.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +73.68% -30.91% -16.67%

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 11104 10369 11299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.79% 23.26% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8243 7363 8059
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £322 £305
90th Percentile £662 £638 £625
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 38 78
London median hourly rate £26.61 £30.94 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.01% +37.51% -18.18%
10th Percentile £18.20 £15.25 £14.93
90th Percentile £58.75 £86.23 £86.00
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor 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 20 November 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
West London -4 12 £488 +62.50%
Central London -6 8 £450 +3.45% 1
East London -1 7 £320 -11.72% 1
South London -33 2 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for GIS.

1 27 (32.93%) SQL
2 21 (25.61%) Geospatial Data
3 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (18.29%) Oracle
4 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
5 14 (17.07%) Software Engineering
5 14 (17.07%) Java
5 14 (17.07%) ArcGIS
6 13 (15.85%) C
6 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (14.63%) XML
7 12 (14.63%) Analytics
8 11 (13.41%) Data Quality
8 11 (13.41%) Oracle Database
8 11 (13.41%) QGIS
8 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
8 11 (13.41%) Quality Management
8 11 (13.41%) Data Analysis
9 10 (12.20%) Data Management
9 10 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (12.20%) DV Cleared
9 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (12.20%) Software Architecture
9 10 (12.20%) Web Services
9 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (12.20%) PL/SQL
9 10 (12.20%) Windows
9 10 (12.20%) Python

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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 (17.07%) ArcGIS
2 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.32%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.44%) GeoServer
3 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.44%) SAS
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.22%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.66%) SPSS
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.22%) FastStats
2 1 (1.22%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.22%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) GitHub
2 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.22%) Heroku
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Serverless
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) GSM
2 3 (3.66%) DNS
2 3 (3.66%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) VPN
3 2 (2.44%) BGP
3 2 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) 2G
4 1 (1.22%) 3G
4 1 (1.22%) 4G
4 1 (1.22%) ATM
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) SDH
4 1 (1.22%) SMS
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) UMTS
4 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) Geospatial Data
2 11 (13.41%) Oracle Database
2 11 (13.41%) QGIS
2 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (8.54%) Big Data
5 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.88%) Spatial Data
6 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.66%) Redis
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.44%) Power BI
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.44%) ERwin
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.22%) RStudio
3 1 (1.22%) WaveMaker
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Publishing
3 4 (4.88%) Local Government
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Developer
2 14 (17.07%) Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Database Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) GIS Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Development Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Software Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Consultant
6 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.88%) GIS Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) XML
2 10 (12.20%) Web Services
3 9 (10.98%) J2EE
4 8 (9.76%) JSF
5 6 (7.32%) HTML
6 5 (6.10%) CSS
7 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.88%) HTML5
7 4 (4.88%) Node.js
7 4 (4.88%) PostGIS
8 3 (3.66%) JSON
8 3 (3.66%) REST
8 3 (3.66%) SOAP
9 2 (2.44%) D3.js
9 2 (2.44%) Google Maps API
9 2 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.44%) React
9 2 (2.44%) RESTful
9 2 (2.44%) Sass
9 2 (2.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.76%) Data Structures
3 8 (9.76%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.66%) Linked Data
4 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.44%) iPad
5 2 (2.44%) iPhone
5 2 (2.44%) LLPG
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.22%) FMCG
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.10%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) CentOS
4 2 (2.44%) Fedora
4 2 (2.44%) Unix
4 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.07%) Software Engineering
2 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.63%) Analytics
4 11 (13.41%) Data Analysis
4 11 (13.41%) Quality Management
5 10 (12.20%) Data Management
5 10 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (12.20%) Software Architecture
5 10 (12.20%) Web Application Development
6 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.98%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.76%) IT Strategy
8 7 (8.54%) Master Data Management
8 7 (8.54%) Migration
8 7 (8.54%) Project Management
8 7 (8.54%) Statistics
9 6 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.32%) Image Processing
9 6 (7.32%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) SQL
2 14 (17.07%) Java
3 13 (15.85%) C
4 10 (12.20%) PL/SQL
4 10 (12.20%) Python
5 5 (6.10%) R
6 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.44%) Perl
8 2 (2.44%) Scala
9 1 (1.22%) C#
9 1 (1.22%) ES6
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) Degree
5 2 (2.44%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 3 (3.66%) PMO
4 2 (2.44%) BS7666
4 2 (2.44%) GCP
5 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.22%) GDPR
5 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Oracle
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.98%) ESRI
4 6 (7.32%) Fujitsu
5 5 (6.10%) Mapinfo
6 4 (4.88%) Tableau
7 2 (2.44%) BT
7 2 (2.44%) Google
7 2 (2.44%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Mapbox
7 2 (2.44%) Northgate
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.44%) Remedy
7 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.44%) Splunk
8 1 (1.22%) Capita
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix
8 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.22%) SAP
8 1 (1.22%) Teradata