Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 302 306
Rank change year-on-year -49 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing GIS 27 65 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.77% 1.86% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 21
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £400 £308 £120
90th Percentile £645 £523 £438
England median daily rate £475 £403 £350
% change year-on-year +17.87% +15.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 29
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% - -
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £23.00 £19.34 £12.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% +39.47% -29.63%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,515 3,486 3,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.37% 21.42% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,288 2,203 2,161
South East median daily rate £448 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 67 94
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% +22.45%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.00 £49.25 £52.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.49% +7.46% +3.64%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -23 10 £438 -2.78% 7
Hampshire -26 9 £500 +5.26% 5
Surrey -24 7 £513 +57.69% 3
Berkshire -21 5 £750 +57.89% 2
Oxfordshire +7 4 £350 -20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £450 +15.02% 1
West Sussex - 1 £600 -
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England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) ESRI
3 6 (22.22%) ArcGIS
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.11%) React
6 3 (11.11%) Big Data
6 3 (11.11%) JSON
6 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Vue.js
6 3 (11.11%) Data Science
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) QGIS
7 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
7 2 (7.41%) Front End Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (22.22%) ArcGIS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) MicroStation
2 1 (3.70%) SPSS
2 1 (3.70%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) iPaaS
1 1 (3.70%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DWDM
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) QGIS
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Spatial Data
4 1 (3.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Grunt
3 1 (3.70%) gulp
3 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Mocha
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.41%) GIS Technician
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Architect
5 1 (3.70%) GIS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Statistical Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
2 3 (11.11%) React
2 3 (11.11%) Vue.js
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) JSON Schema
3 2 (7.41%) WCF
3 2 (7.41%) XSL
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
2 5 (18.52%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Science
3 3 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
4 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Remote Sensing
4 2 (7.41%) SDLC
4 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) R
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) ESRI
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Telerik
3 2 (7.41%) Workday
4 1 (3.70%) Autodesk
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.70%) SAP