Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 71 61
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 +20
Contract jobs citing GIS 4 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.28% 1.11% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.64% 5.17% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Reading median daily rate £750 £233 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +222.58% -41.88% -3.03%
Berkshire median daily rate £750 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +57.89% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 25
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 £16.88 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +77.63% - -

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 244 271 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.96% 21.58% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 161 129
Reading median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £325 £307 £324
90th Percentile £575 £531 £590
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.52% +0.69% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 27
Reading median hourly rate £11.75 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% - -
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £12.50 £47.50 £9.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +65.52% +52.63% -45.71%

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

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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 15 October 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) QGIS
2 2 (50.00%) ESRI
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Random Forest
3 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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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 (75.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) QGIS
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) GIS Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Data Science
1 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Random Forest
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Sensing
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ESRI
3 1 (25.00%) SAP