Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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.

GeoServer
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 769 871
Rank change year-on-year -98 +102 -60
Contract jobs citing GeoServer 15 116 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.11% 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.090% 0.59% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 7
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £375 £323 £348
90th Percentile £518 £463 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £403
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.83% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 16734 19605 20311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.60% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10953 12813 12778
UK median daily rate £445 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.95% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 507 619
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +9.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.85 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

GeoServer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GeoServer in the UK

GeoServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GeoServer in the UK

GeoServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GeoServer over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GeoServer in the UK

GeoServer
Top 10 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 23 October 2017. 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 +9 13 £380 +16.92%
UK excluding London -68 11 £400 +6.67%
London +7 4 - -
North of England +48 3 £380 +16.92%
South East +8 3 £550 +83.33%
Midlands - 3 - -
North East - 3 £380 -
Scotland -91 2 £406 +1.56%
West Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GeoServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GeoServer.

1 11 (73.33%) GIS
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) OpenLayers
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) Python
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) TDD
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) Node.js
7 5 (33.33%) PostGIS
7 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 4 (26.67%) Big Data
8 4 (26.67%) SDLC
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (26.67%) REST
8 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
9 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (20.00%) C#
9 3 (20.00%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) GIS
2 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.67%) HBase
5 1 (6.67%) HDInsight
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Gradle
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) JBehave
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Toad
3 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) GIS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) OpenLayers
2 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 5 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Leaflet
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware
5 2 (13.33%) OAuth2
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) SignalR
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (13.33%) vRealize
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) ESRI
2 2 (13.33%) Mapbox
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Greenplum