The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 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.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - - 1.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £406 £350
% change year-on-year -2.76% +16.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -34.48%  

GIS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 50 44 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 25.00% 20.18% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 42 152
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £473 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Southampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Southampton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (75.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) QGIS
2 2 (50.00%) ESRI
2 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) Spatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (25.00%) NuGet

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (75.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (50.00%) QGIS
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) NuGet
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) GIS Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) GIS Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) GIS Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate GIS Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Spatial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
1 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
1 1 (25.00%) SignalR
1 1 (25.00%) STL
1 1 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
1 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Spatial Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ESRI
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (25.00%) Xamarin