Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 733 901 883
Rank change year-on-year +168 -18 -64
Contract jobs citing GeoServer 52 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.011% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 4
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -22.73% +39.68%
10th Percentile £351 £380 £420
90th Percentile £629 £470 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £23.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 - -

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 11,905 17,472 16,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.75% 16.74% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,651 11,276 11,231
UK median daily rate £450 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 392 414
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.50% -
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.18 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.90 £47.50 £47.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.61% +1.88% -3.52%

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 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 9 December 2019. 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 +162 46 £439 +3.29% 9
UK excluding London - 34 £428 - 7
South East - 21 £375 - 2
London +112 18 £575 +35.29% 2
Scotland - 6 £563 -
South West - 4 £428 - 2
North of England - 2 £388 - 3
North East - 2 £388 - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 51 (98.08%) GIS
2 36 (69.23%) Geospatial Data
3 32 (61.54%) Linux
4 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
5 29 (55.77%) Python
6 27 (51.92%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (48.08%) Open Source
8 24 (46.15%) Java
9 23 (44.23%) SQL
9 23 (44.23%) AngularJS
10 20 (38.46%) QGIS
10 20 (38.46%) ArcGIS
11 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
12 17 (32.69%) SDLC
12 17 (32.69%) Docker
12 17 (32.69%) Microservices
12 17 (32.69%) Data Management
12 17 (32.69%) Oracle
13 16 (30.77%) XML
13 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
13 16 (30.77%) JSON
13 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
14 15 (28.85%) Shell Script
14 15 (28.85%) ESRI
15 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
15 14 (26.92%) REST
15 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
16 11 (21.15%) Public Sector
16 11 (21.15%) Subversion

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 20 (38.46%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) JBoss
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) AWS
2 1 (1.92%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) ATM
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (98.08%) GIS
2 36 (69.23%) Geospatial Data
3 27 (51.92%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (38.46%) QGIS
5 9 (17.31%) Spatial Data
5 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
6 5 (9.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) Maven
4 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) JMeter
5 2 (3.85%) JUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Mockito
General
1 11 (21.15%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 29 (55.77%) GIS Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) GIS Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.54%) PHP Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Java Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Applications Support
6 1 (1.92%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Data Scientist
6 1 (1.92%) Geospatial Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Geospatial Developer
6 1 (1.92%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) GIS Officer
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Python Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) AngularJS
2 16 (30.77%) JSON
2 16 (30.77%) XML
3 14 (26.92%) REST
4 9 (17.31%) Web Services
5 7 (13.46%) jQuery
5 7 (13.46%) PostGIS
6 6 (11.54%) Ajax
7 4 (7.69%) JPA
7 4 (7.69%) OpenLayers
7 4 (7.69%) Spring
8 3 (5.77%) CSS
8 3 (5.77%) HTML
9 2 (3.85%) J2EE
9 2 (3.85%) Java EE
9 2 (3.85%) JAXB
9 2 (3.85%) JDBC
9 2 (3.85%) JMS
9 2 (3.85%) RESTful
9 2 (3.85%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 32 (61.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) Open Source
3 17 (32.69%) Data Management
3 17 (32.69%) Microservices
3 17 (32.69%) SDLC
4 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
6 8 (15.38%) Data Science
7 3 (5.77%) Remote Sensing
7 3 (5.77%) Scrum
7 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.85%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (3.85%) Web Development
9 1 (1.92%) Decision-Making
9 1 (1.92%) Experimental Design
9 1 (1.92%) ITIL
9 1 (1.92%) Open Source Development
9 1 (1.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 29 (55.77%) Python
3 24 (46.15%) Java
4 23 (44.23%) SQL
5 15 (28.85%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.54%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) Java 8
7 3 (5.77%) R
8 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Oracle
2 15 (28.85%) ESRI
3 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.92%) Trapeze