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 24 June 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.

PostGIS
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 266 272
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6  
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.045% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 2097 2384 2373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.45% 26.72% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1528 1500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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
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 24 June 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
Berkshire - 1 - -
PostGIS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
1 7 (77.78%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (66.67%) Big Data
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) ESRI
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) Informatica
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 5 (55.56%) UML
3 5 (55.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (55.56%) ERD
3 5 (55.56%) Data Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Data Management
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Data Management
3 5 (55.56%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Tableau
3 5 (55.56%) Data Governance
3 5 (55.56%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (55.56%) Metadata Management
3 5 (55.56%) Power BI
4 4 (44.44%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
4 4 (44.44%) Hadoop

PostGIS
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 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Geospatial Data
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 6 (66.67%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) Azure SQL Database
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
6 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
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%) Analytics 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%) 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 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) D3.js
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) Leaflet
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) OpenLayers
1 1 (11.11%) React
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
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 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Go
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) R
3 1 (11.11%) Rust
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) ESRI
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Informatica
2 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) Mapbox
3 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft