The median contractor rate for a GIS Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

GIS Developer
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 147 150
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Developer 0 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.30% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £363 £400
% change year-on-year -6.89% -9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2454 3648 3409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.97% 94.29% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 2178 1787
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 172 206
Median hourly rate £16.18 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.58% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

GIS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured GIS Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for GIS Developer in the North West

GIS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS Developer in the North West

GIS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS Developer in the North West

GIS Developer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, GIS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring GIS Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Leaflet
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) QGIS
2 1 (50.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLayers
2 1 (50.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

GIS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (50.00%) GeoServer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) QGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Leaflet
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLayers
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI