The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
South West / Somerset
Rank - 34 35
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 1.13% 4.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 6.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Median daily rate - £406 £710
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -42.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Somerset with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 47 45 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 22.60% 16.98% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 77
Median daily rate £350 £425 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £1,846 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Somerset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Somerset

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 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 Somerset region with a requirement for GIS.

1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) QGIS
1 1 (100.00%) Spatial Data

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (100.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) QGIS
1 1 (100.00%) Spatial Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) GIS Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree