Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 306 300
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing GIS 67 74 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.90% 2.18% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 40
South East median daily rate £438 £374 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.06% -4.17% +15.56%
10th Percentile £252 £120 £309
90th Percentile £530 £500 £500
England median daily rate £405 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +15.79% -12.50% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 15
South East median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £9.50
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £19.34 £14.70 £16.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +84.21% -30.91% -16.67%

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 3530 3393 4303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.96% 20.29% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2241 2028 2543
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £294 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 89 95
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £27.38 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.42% -2.23% +12.00%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.39% +13.84%

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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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 44 £450 +12.50% 5
Berkshire -10 32 £475 +17.28% 2
Hampshire +14 16 £435 +45.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -22 8 £391 +311.84% 2
Surrey -9 5 £325 -
Oxfordshire +7 4 £438 - 1
Middlesex +6 2 £450 +275.00%
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England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.36%) SQL
3 16 (23.88%) Python
4 15 (22.39%) ArcGIS
5 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
5 14 (20.90%) Degree
6 12 (17.91%) QGIS
7 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.93%) Statistics
8 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
8 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
8 10 (14.93%) Mapinfo
9 9 (13.43%) Geospatial Data
10 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
10 8 (11.94%) Release Management
10 8 (11.94%) C#
10 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (11.94%) .NET
10 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.94%) Maximo
11 7 (10.45%) Migration
11 7 (10.45%) ESRI
11 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (8.96%) Swagger
12 6 (8.96%) Spatial Data
12 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (8.96%) REST
12 6 (8.96%) Change Management
12 6 (8.96%) Scrum

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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 15 (22.39%) ArcGIS
2 5 (7.46%) SAS
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 4 (5.97%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.48%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) Documentum
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (7.46%) Stata
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Maximo
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) IaaS
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.97%) PaaS
1 4 (5.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.48%) 5G
2 3 (4.48%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (4.48%) Wireless
3 2 (2.99%) 3G
3 2 (2.99%) 4G
4 1 (1.49%) 2G
4 1 (1.49%) ATM
4 1 (1.49%) DSLAM
4 1 (1.49%) Extranet
4 1 (1.49%) GSM
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) Intranet
4 1 (1.49%) SDH
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) QGIS
2 9 (13.43%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (8.96%) Spatial Data
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.97%) Big Data
5 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.97%) Text Mining
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) Moq
2 4 (5.97%) MSTest
2 4 (5.97%) Selenium
2 4 (5.97%) SpecFlow
2 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.97%) webpack
General
1 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) GIS Technician
3 7 (10.45%) Data Technician
4 6 (8.96%) GIS Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Spatial Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Strategy Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Maximo Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.99%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Business Change Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Business Change Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) GIS Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Product Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) REST
2 6 (8.96%) Swagger
3 5 (7.46%) Web Services
3 5 (7.46%) XML
4 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.97%) Ajax
4 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.97%) Code First Entity Framework
4 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
4 4 (5.97%) Middleware
4 4 (5.97%) OAuth2
4 4 (5.97%) OpenID
4 4 (5.97%) Redux
4 4 (5.97%) Visualforce
4 4 (5.97%) WCF
4 4 (5.97%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.46%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.46%) User Experience
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Life Science
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
1 10 (14.93%) Statistics
2 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
2 8 (11.94%) Release Management
3 7 (10.45%) Migration
4 6 (8.96%) Change Management
4 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.96%) Scrum
5 5 (7.46%) ITIL
5 5 (7.46%) Spatial Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Build Automation
6 4 (5.97%) Change Data Capture
6 4 (5.97%) ETL
6 4 (5.97%) Full Text Search
6 4 (5.97%) Machine Learning
6 4 (5.97%) OWASP
6 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) Python
3 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.94%) C#
5 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.46%) R
6 4 (5.97%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.97%) C++
6 4 (5.97%) ES6
6 4 (5.97%) F#
6 4 (5.97%) Java
6 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.97%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.99%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Postgraduate
2 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) GISP
4 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) COBIT
1 1 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Mapinfo
3 7 (10.45%) ESRI
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle
5 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.48%) Google
7 1 (1.49%) Capita
7 1 (1.49%) Civica
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) Tableau