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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 56 49
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7  
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.87% 1.58% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.60% 7.19% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Median daily rate £340 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -12.25% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.49%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -54.76% +55.55%  

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 139 153 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.05% 21.98% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 102 78
Median daily rate £400 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +21.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +58.49%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing GIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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

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Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 5 £340 -32.00%
GIS
North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) SignalR
1 5 (55.56%) GeoServer
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Utilities
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Maximo
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Java EE
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall

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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 (55.56%) GeoServer
2 3 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maximo
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Programme Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Transformation Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SignalR
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 3 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) Angular 2
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) OpenLayers
3 2 (22.22%) Sass
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle