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 27 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 61 67
Rank change year-on-year +21 +6  
Contract jobs citing GIS 13 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.23% 1.37% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.66% 8.57% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -7.87% +17.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
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 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 122 140 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.96% 15.96% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 82 103
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

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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 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for GIS.

1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft Office
1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Spatial Data
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.70%) Data Management
2 1 (3.70%) Economics
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures

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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:

Applications
1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Spatial Data
General
1 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Data Technician
1 25 (92.59%) GIS Technician
2 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) GIS Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
1 1 (3.70%) Data Management
1 1 (3.70%) Economics
1 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft