The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - - 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 58 309 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.14% 21.68% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 476 319
Median daily rate £475 £325 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -24.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £469 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 41 3
Median hourly rate - £32.66 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.32%  
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 Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for GIS.

1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) SignalR
1 5 (100.00%) GeoServer
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) NServiceBus
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) GeoServer
2 3 (60.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SignalR
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Angular 2
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) OpenLayers
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft