The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PostGIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostGIS
England / South East
Rank 237 255 257
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Median daily rate £313 £413 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +2.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £374 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £443
% change year-on-year - -9.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.61% -  

PostGIS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2046 2168 2316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.40% 23.69% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1458 1343
Median daily rate £400 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +2.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 54
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

PostGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing PostGIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for PostGIS in the South East

PostGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostGIS in the South East

PostGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostGIS in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostGIS in the South East

PostGIS
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 PostGIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 7 £225 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
PostGIS
England

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS.

1 7 (77.78%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) ESRI
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Tableau
3 5 (55.56%) Data Governance
3 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (55.56%) Data Management
3 5 (55.56%) ERD
3 5 (55.56%) Data Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Data Management
3 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) Informatica
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) UML
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (55.56%) Metadata Management
3 5 (55.56%) Power BI
4 4 (44.44%) Conceptual Models
4 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (44.44%) Information Management

PostGIS
Top Related 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 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
2 1 (11.11%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (55.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (55.56%) Power BI
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
4 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) GIS
5 2 (22.22%) QGIS
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Data Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Geospatial Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Geospatial Developer
4 1 (11.11%) GIS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) GIS Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) GIS Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) JPA
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) OpenLayers
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Governance
1 5 (55.56%) Data Integration
1 5 (55.56%) Data Management
1 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Data Management
1 5 (55.56%) ERD
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
1 5 (55.56%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Metadata Management
1 5 (55.56%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Conceptual Models
2 4 (44.44%) Information Management
2 4 (44.44%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Go
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Rust
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) ESRI
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Informatica
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft