Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 276 333
Rank change year-on-year -78 +57 -53
Contract jobs citing GIS 32 95 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.60% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 2.75% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 17
South East median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -13.33% -0.66%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £182
90th Percentile £711 £500 £507
England median daily rate £475 £380 £389
% change year-on-year +24.99% -2.24% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 23
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.05% - -44.12%
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.69 £9.75 £16.55
England median hourly rate £21.00 £9.50 £10.81
% change year-on-year +121.05% -12.14% -29.31%

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 3,557 3,458 3,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.30% 21.68% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,242 2,116 2,427
South East median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 73 98
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.30 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.90% -47.50% +47.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.60 £52.25
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.34%

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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 16 August 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the South East over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 August 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 -57 15 £475 - 2
Hampshire -26 8 £475 +33.80% 1
Berkshire -49 7 £750 +67.13% 1
Surrey -29 6 £388 +30.91%
Oxfordshire - 5 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £463 -33.93% 1
West Sussex - 3 £275 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Python
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (25.00%) ArcGIS
4 7 (21.88%) ESRI
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) Apache
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (15.63%) Open Source
6 5 (15.63%) SaaS
6 5 (15.63%) ERP
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
6 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) Spring
6 5 (15.63%) JSON
7 4 (12.50%) WPF
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Middleware

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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 8 (25.00%) ArcGIS
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
4 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) NetWeaver
4 2 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.13%) GeoServer
5 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) SaaS
3 2 (6.25%) GitHub
3 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
3 2 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) QGIS
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Spatial Data
5 1 (3.13%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) Maven
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.38%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) German Language
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Change Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) GIS Technician
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) JSON
2 5 (15.63%) Spring
3 4 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (12.50%) WPF
3 4 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
4 3 (9.38%) Apache CXF
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) JMS
4 3 (9.38%) Lucene
4 3 (9.38%) REST
5 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) JSON Schema
5 2 (6.25%) LAMP
6 1 (3.13%) GeoJSON
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) SAML
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.25%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 5 (15.63%) ERP
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Open Source
3 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 4 (12.50%) Analytics
4 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Content Management
5 3 (9.38%) EAM
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Product Management
5 3 (9.38%) Release Management
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) R
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) ESRI
4 4 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (6.25%) ATG
5 2 (6.25%) Demandware
5 2 (6.25%) Google
5 2 (6.25%) hybris
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Sitecore