Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 November 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.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 79 82
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -12
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.32% 0.71% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 2.75% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 20
South Wales median daily rate £300 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -14.71% +8.97%
10th Percentile £250 £155 £381
90th Percentile £350 £419 £538
Wales median daily rate £300 £363 £425
% change year-on-year -17.24% -14.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £20.50 -
Wales median hourly rate - £20.50 -

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 South Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 257 291 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.11% 25.71% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 216 316
South Wales median daily rate £375 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +16.07% -
10th Percentile £218 £203 £248
90th Percentile £488 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £388 £434 £340
% change year-on-year -10.66% +27.57% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
South Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £56.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +89.08% +105.17%
10th Percentile £16.75 £19.01 £17.20
90th Percentile £23.24 £61.53 £52.50
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -65.91% +84.87% +42.69%

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in South Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Newport +17 2 £300 +87.50%
Cardiff -5 1 - - 1
GIS
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GIS 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 Wales region with a requirement for GIS.

1 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) QGIS
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) ESRI

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (66.67%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) QGIS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) GIS Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) GIS Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Software Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ESRI
1 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP