Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for QGIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QGIS over the 6 months to 16 October 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.

QGIS (formerly Quantum GIS)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 360 379
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19 -
Contract jobs citing QGIS 3 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.018% 0.098% 0.024%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.086% 0.46% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median daily rate - £325 -
England median daily rate £475 £394 £338
% change year-on-year +20.63% +16.58% -15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
South East median hourly rate £11.75 £19.34 £80.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.25% -75.90% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £19.34 £30.83
90th Percentile £16.90 £19.34 £132.68
England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.67 £80.25
% change year-on-year -8.94% -76.74% -

QGIS 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 3,496 3,497 3,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.25% 21.49% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,268 2,201 2,147
South East median daily rate £448 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.74% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 66 94
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £17.63 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £49.38 £52.25
England median hourly rate £32.24 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +5.70% +7.02% +3.64%

QGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing QGIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for QGIS in the South East

QGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QGIS in the South East

QGIS
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 QGIS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for QGIS in the South East

QGIS
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 QGIS within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Thames Valley -5 2 - -
Hampshire -18 1 - -
QGIS
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing QGIS 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 QGIS.

1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (66.67%) ESRI
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data
3 1 (33.33%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Science
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) Text Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Stata
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

QGIS
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 3 (100.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) SPSS
2 1 (33.33%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data
2 1 (33.33%) Text Mining
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) GIS Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Statistical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Spatial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SPSS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Science
1 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Spatial Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) R
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ESRI
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft