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 3 months to 30 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.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 62 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing GIS 13 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.99% 1.38% 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.02% 7.49% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £394 £400
% change year-on-year -13.65% -1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
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 Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 118 187 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.10% 18.39% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 125 101
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -82.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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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 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for GIS.

1 24 (82.76%) MS Office
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) OpenLayers
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) TDD
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Spatial
2 4 (13.79%) Java EE
2 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) JPA
2 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) User Stories
2 4 (13.79%) MVC
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
2 4 (13.79%) Scrum
2 4 (13.79%) EJB
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Asset Management

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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 4 (13.79%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 24 (82.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Data Technician
1 24 (82.76%) GIS Technician
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (3.45%) Analyst
3 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
3 1 (3.45%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (3.45%) GIS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) EJB
1 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) Java EE
1 4 (13.79%) JPA
1 4 (13.79%) jQuery
1 4 (13.79%) OpenLayers
1 4 (13.79%) Spring
1 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (13.79%) MVC
1 4 (13.79%) Scrum
1 4 (13.79%) TDD
1 4 (13.79%) User Stories
2 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
1 4 (13.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
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