Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 314 292
Rank change year-on-year -34 -22 +15
Contract jobs citing GIS 41 59 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.35% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 1.71% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 21
South East median daily rate £513 £438 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +17.45% -6.88%
10th Percentile £405 £156 £120
90th Percentile £623 £539 £500
England median daily rate £475 £410 £350
% change year-on-year +15.85% +17.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 32
South East median hourly rate £16.13 £11.44 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.95% +20.42% -
10th Percentile £9.55 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £23.00 £19.34 £14.70
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year - +94.74% -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 3,669 3,460 3,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.74% 20.78% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,369 2,204 1,940
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.01% +6.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £570 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 81
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +107.32% -21.06%
10th Percentile £18.69 £12.08 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.41 £49.25 £52.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -

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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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Hampshire -19 18 £525 +20.69% 5
Thames Valley -9 12 £450 +5.88% 7
Surrey -15 10 £525 -2.78% 1
Oxfordshire +17 6 £300 -31.43% 3
Berkshire -27 4 £500 +53.85% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £450 +15.02% 1
West Sussex - 1 £600 - 2
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England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 20 (48.78%) Geospatial Data
2 14 (34.15%) Data Modelling
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) ESRI
4 10 (24.39%) Data Management
4 10 (24.39%) JSON
4 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
5 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
6 8 (19.51%) UML
6 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
7 7 (17.07%) Subversion
7 7 (17.07%) Degree
7 7 (17.07%) Python
7 7 (17.07%) XML
7 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
7 7 (17.07%) JSON Schema
7 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.07%) Data Science
8 6 (14.63%) Technical Leadership
8 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
9 5 (12.20%) QA
9 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Vue.js
9 5 (12.20%) React
10 4 (9.76%) SDLC
10 4 (9.76%) Cartography
10 4 (9.76%) Full Text Search

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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 4 (9.76%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.88%) Smallworld
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (2.44%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) iPaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DWDM
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) Geospatial Data
2 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Grunt
4 1 (2.44%) gulp
4 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Mocha
General
1 4 (9.76%) Multimedia
1 4 (9.76%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Data Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Junior
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Junior Data Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Writer
7 2 (4.88%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.88%) GIS Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) JSON
2 7 (17.07%) JSON Schema
2 7 (17.07%) XML
3 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.20%) React
4 5 (12.20%) Vue.js
5 4 (9.76%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (7.32%) HTML
6 3 (7.32%) REST
6 3 (7.32%) WCF
6 3 (7.32%) XSL
7 2 (4.88%) Middleware
7 2 (4.88%) Spring
8 1 (2.44%) ArcObjects
8 1 (2.44%) CSS
8 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Life Science
2 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Data Modelling
2 10 (24.39%) Data Management
3 8 (19.51%) UML
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Data Science
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) Biology
7 4 (9.76%) Cartography
7 4 (9.76%) Full Text Search
7 4 (9.76%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (9.76%) Machine Learning
7 4 (9.76%) MVC
7 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.07%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) R
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) ESRI
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Telerik
4 2 (4.88%) Tableau
4 2 (4.88%) Workday
5 1 (2.44%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft