The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 June 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 / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.53% - 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.16% - 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £380 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £406 £350
% change year-on-year -2.76% +16.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -34.48%  

GIS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 95 331 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 16.73% 20.42% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 498 432
Median daily rate £475 £325 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -11.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £259 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £475 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 44 5
Median hourly rate - £30.58 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +65.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 3 £380 -
GIS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 13 (100.00%) SignalR
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) GeoServer
4 9 (69.23%) SDLC
4 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
4 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) Java EE
4 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (61.54%) SOA
6 7 (53.85%) HTML
6 7 (53.85%) CSS
6 7 (53.85%) jQuery
6 7 (53.85%) HTML5
6 7 (53.85%) Node.js
6 7 (53.85%) Sass
6 7 (53.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (53.85%) OpenLayers
7 6 (46.15%) User Stories
7 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
7 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
7 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
7 6 (46.15%) Use Case
7 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
7 6 (46.15%) Windows

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 10 (76.92%) GeoServer
2 3 (23.08%) NServiceBus
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Software Developer
3 7 (53.85%) HTML Developer
4 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
4 6 (46.15%) Angular Developer
4 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (38.46%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (38.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (23.08%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (15.38%) UI Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) SignalR
2 9 (69.23%) Java EE
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
3 7 (53.85%) Node.js
3 7 (53.85%) OpenLayers
3 7 (53.85%) Sass
3 7 (53.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
4 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Angular 2
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (69.23%) Scrum
1 9 (69.23%) SDLC
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) UML
3 6 (46.15%) Use Case
3 6 (46.15%) User Stories
3 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
4 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft