Period
to 11 December 2018

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 December 2018 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 907 884 809
Rank change year-on-year -23 -75 +77
Contract jobs citing GeoServer 2 11 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.011% 0.064% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
UK median daily rate £425 £550 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +39.68% -3.37%
10th Percentile £380 £420 £313
90th Percentile £470 £645 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -
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 17,721 17,098 18,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.82% 16.56% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,432 11,346 12,243
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 415 450
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.70 £48.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £20.87
% change year-on-year +1.23% -4.15% +11.70%

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
Top 2 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 December 2018. 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
London +14 2 £425 -29.17% 2
England -18 2 £425 -22.73% 3

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) QGIS
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLayers
2 1 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

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 2 (100.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) QGIS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) GIS Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) GIS Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OpenLayers
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI