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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
England / North East
Rank 70 57 45
Rank change year-on-year -13 -12  
Contract jobs citing GIS 10 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.39% 1.95% 2.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.06% 9.04% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 4
Median daily rate £340 £510 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.49%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -54.76% +55.55%  

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 165 188 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 22.88% 21.56% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 122 100
Median daily rate £423 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.77% +16.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £700 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing GIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Tyne and Wear -23 5 £340 -33.33%
Durham - 5 £300 -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (66.67%) SignalR
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) GeoServer
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) SOA
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) SDLC
5 6 (40.00%) Java EE
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 5 (33.33%) Node.js
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (33.33%) Sass
6 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) Maximo
6 5 (33.33%) ERP
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) HTML

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Top Related 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 8 (53.33%) GeoServer
2 3 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Maximo
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Programme Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) SignalR
2 6 (40.00%) Java EE
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) Node.js
3 5 (33.33%) OpenLayers
3 5 (33.33%) Sass
3 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (20.00%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
1 6 (40.00%) SDLC
1 6 (40.00%) SOA
1 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 5 (33.33%) ERP
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
3 4 (26.67%) User Stories
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle