Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 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 > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 247 212
Rank change year-on-year +14 -35 +6
Contract jobs citing GIS 16 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.19% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 1.38% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 11
Midlands median daily rate £325 £406 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +41.30% -11.54%
10th Percentile £256 £201 £213
90th Percentile £369 £531 £450
England median daily rate £403 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +15.14% -12.50% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £17.12 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +22.29% +1.82%
England median hourly rate £17.75 £9.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +86.84% -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 the Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1538 2031 1852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.70% 20.79% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1239 1140
Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £270 £262 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £510
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 33 47
Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £18.20 £13.30 £12.75
90th Percentile £56.37 £32.80 £38.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in the Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands +26 11 £325 -25.71%
East Midlands -10 5 £325 +30.65% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for GIS.

1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (18.75%) ATM
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Intranet
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) BPR
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) GeoServer
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) ATM
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) Intranet
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) ReSharper
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 2 (12.50%) GIS Developer
2 2 (12.50%) GIS Technician
2 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Planner
2 2 (12.50%) Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Web Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) GIS Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (18.75%) Aurelia
4 3 (18.75%) CSS3
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) OpenLayers
4 3 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (18.75%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) LLPG
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) BPR
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) CRM
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) MVC
1 3 (18.75%) Network Design
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) SFIA
2 2 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
3 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Spatial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) ESRI
4 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo