Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 16 August 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 69 79
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing GIS 6 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.41% 1.67% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.44% 8.08% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Reading median daily rate £750 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +130.77% -18.75% -5.88%
Berkshire median daily rate £750 £449 £400
% change year-on-year +67.13% +12.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 17
Reading median hourly rate £11.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
10th Percentile £10.33 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £12.28 £9.75 £9.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -44.12%

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 Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 246 260 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.75% 20.68% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 144 176
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% -5.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £323 £302 £313
90th Percentile £625 £538 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £409 £425
% change year-on-year +3.98% -3.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 28 19
Reading median hourly rate £11.88 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £10.48 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.38 £49.73 £9.76
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +368.42% - -50.00%

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Reading

GIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for GIS.

1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) QGIS
3 2 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (33.33%) ESRI
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Data Science
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) GeoServer
4 1 (16.67%) Random Forest
4 1 (16.67%) GDPR
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) GeoJSON
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) ERP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (16.67%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (33.33%) QGIS
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) GIS Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Geospatial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Django
1 1 (16.67%) GeoJSON
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Data Science
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Random Forest
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Sensing
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) ESRI
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore