Period
to 11 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GeoServer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GeoServer over the 6 months to 11 August 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.

GeoServer
UK
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 528 803 882
Rank change year-on-year +275 +79 -47
Contract jobs citing GeoServer 14 34 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.037% 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 0.24% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 8
Median daily rate £376 £451 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.72% -7.39% +29.14%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £419
90th Percentile £465 £629 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £313 £600
% change year-on-year +20.32% -47.92% +57.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GeoServer is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 5,164 14,145 17,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.85% 15.56% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,195 8,939 11,299
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +4.00% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £631 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 322 404
Median hourly rate £27.75 £21.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +3.83% +3.72%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.96 £53.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £20.56 £20.86 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.44% +4.28% +3.65%

GeoServer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GeoServer as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GeoServer in the UK

GeoServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GeoServer.

Daily rate trend for GeoServer in the UK

GeoServer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GeoServer over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GeoServer in the UK

GeoServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GeoServer.

Hourly rate trend for GeoServer in the UK

GeoServer
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GeoServer within the UK over the 6 months to 11 August 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
England +256 14 £376 -12.15% 4
UK excluding London +240 13 £376 +20.32% 1
South West +100 8 £353 -17.51%
South East +166 5 £425 +41.67%
London +195 1 - - 3
Work from Home -19 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing GeoServer 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 with a requirement for GeoServer.

1 13 (92.86%) Python
1 13 (92.86%) PostGIS
2 9 (64.29%) Open Source
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) QGIS
4 7 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
4 7 (50.00%) GIS
5 6 (42.86%) ESRI
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
6 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
6 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (35.71%) Veeam
6 5 (35.71%) F5
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Mapnik
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) GeoWebCache
6 5 (35.71%) Security Management
6 5 (35.71%) ETL
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (35.71%) Tomcat

GeoServer
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
3 1 (7.14%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) QGIS
2 7 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
2 7 (50.00%) GIS
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Python Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Geospatial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) PostGIS
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) Mapnik
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) Django
3 3 (21.43%) Flask
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Dask
4 1 (7.14%) OpenLayers
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Security Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Experimental Design
4 3 (21.43%) Remote Sensing
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) GeoWebCache
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
1 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) ESRI
2 5 (35.71%) F5
2 5 (35.71%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Veeam
2 5 (35.71%) VMware