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 3 months to 26 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.

GeoServer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 590 634
Rank change year-on-year -11 +44  
Contract jobs citing GeoServer 6 61 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.11% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.077% 0.64% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £380 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7805 9592 9971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.60% 18.07% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 6396 6230
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 235 339
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -2.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

GeoServer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GeoServer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GeoServer in the UK

GeoServer
Top 8 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 3 months to 26 June 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
England +27 5 £380 -7.87% 3
Durham - 2 £380 -
North East - 2 £380 -
London - 2 - - 1
Scotland -20 1 £413 +10.00%
Edinburgh -36 1 £413 +10.00%
South East - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 24 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (59.38%) OpenLayers
3 17 (53.13%) GIS
4 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (46.88%) User Stories
6 14 (43.75%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) Linux
7 12 (37.50%) Sass
8 11 (34.38%) Web Services
8 11 (34.38%) Scrum
8 11 (34.38%) Web Development
9 10 (31.25%) TDD
9 10 (31.25%) jQuery
9 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 10 (31.25%) CSS
9 10 (31.25%) HTML
9 10 (31.25%) Leaflet
9 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
9 10 (31.25%) SignalR
10 9 (28.13%) SDLC
10 9 (28.13%) QGIS
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle
10 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
11 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (25.00%) ArcGIS
11 8 (25.00%) SOA
11 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
11 8 (25.00%) Node.js

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 8 (25.00%) ArcGIS
2 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.38%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Kerberos
1 5 (15.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) GIS
2 9 (28.13%) QGIS
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (6.25%) MySQL
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (6.25%) Spatial Data
9 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (12.50%) Toad
4 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.38%) Gradle
4 3 (9.38%) JBehave
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Angular Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Web Developer
4 8 (25.00%) HTML Developer
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.63%) DBA
5 5 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Open Source Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Python Developer
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Geospatial Developer
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) OpenLayers
2 12 (37.50%) Sass
3 11 (34.38%) Web Services
4 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) jQuery
4 10 (31.25%) Leaflet
4 10 (31.25%) SignalR
5 8 (25.00%) Node.js
5 8 (25.00%) REST
5 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (21.88%) Google Maps API
6 7 (21.88%) HTML5
6 7 (21.88%) Middleware
6 7 (21.88%) OAuth2
6 7 (21.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (21.88%) RESTful
7 6 (18.75%) Java EE
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) User Stories
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Web Development
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 9 (28.13%) SDLC
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.00%) SOA
7 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.88%) Wireframes
8 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL
8 6 (18.75%) Project Management
8 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.75%) UML
8 6 (18.75%) Use Case
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (15.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
4 5 (15.63%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) C
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) vRealize
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) Google
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) ESRI
6 1 (3.13%) Alteryx
6 1 (3.13%) Tableau