Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 April 2020 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 West
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 188 234 198
Rank change year-on-year +46 -36 +3
Contract jobs citing QGIS 4 1 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.081% 0.016% 0.038%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.60% 0.079% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £402 - £415
10th Percentile £381 - £408
90th Percentile £422 - £423
England median daily rate £375 £563 £358
% change year-on-year -33.33% +57.34% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £10.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.05% - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £13.25 £19.97
% change year-on-year +88.68% -33.65% +17.47%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 666 1,259 1,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.46% 20.14% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 836 698
Median daily rate £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +6.45%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £287
90th Percentile £638 £600 £540
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +6.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £15.50 £11.85 £23.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £54.50 £76.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +23.64%

QGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing QGIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for QGIS in the South West

QGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing QGIS in the South West.

Daily rate trend for QGIS in the South West

QGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing QGIS in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for QGIS in the South West

QGIS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 3 April 2020. 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
Somerset - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £402 - 1
QGIS
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for QGIS.

1 4 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 4 (100.00%) Remote Sensing
2 3 (75.00%) GIS
3 2 (50.00%) ESRI
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) R
3 2 (50.00%) PostGIS
3 2 (50.00%) GeoServer
3 2 (50.00%) Aerial Photography
3 2 (50.00%) Spatial Data
3 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Photography
3 2 (50.00%) Data Science
3 2 (50.00%) Lidar
3 2 (50.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (25.00%) Experimental Design
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

QGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (50.00%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) GIS
2 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (50.00%) Spatial Data
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
1 2 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Lidar
1 2 (50.00%) Photography
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Remote Sensing
2 2 (50.00%) Aerial Photography
2 2 (50.00%) Data Science
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Experimental Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ESRI