Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 852 805 785
Rank change year-on-year -47 -20 +59
Contract jobs citing GeoServer 18 32 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.035% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.21% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 18
UK median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £415 £313 £261
90th Percentile £605 £431 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +39.71% -9.33% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
UK median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 16,447 15,540 18,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 16.97% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,891 10,048 12,268
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 362 458
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.76 £18.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -6.36% -7.51% +17.41%

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 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GeoServer in the UK

GeoServer
Top 5 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 June 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
UK excluding London -38 16 £475 +39.71%
Scotland -34 11 £463 +17.46%
England -54 6 £600 +76.47%
South West +7 4 £600 +26.18%
South East -29 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 15 (83.33%) Scrum
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) GIS
4 10 (55.56%) PostGIS
5 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (44.44%) Kanban
6 8 (44.44%) OpenLayers
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
6 8 (44.44%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) TDD
6 8 (44.44%) Subversion
7 7 (38.89%) Perl
7 7 (38.89%) GeoWebCache
7 7 (38.89%) QGIS
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) Web Services
8 6 (33.33%) Publishing
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) .NET
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 5 (27.78%) OOD
9 5 (27.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (27.78%) RESTful
9 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (27.78%) BDD

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 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) GIS
2 7 (38.89%) QGIS
3 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Spatial Data
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (44.44%) Subversion
3 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) Bower
4 1 (5.56%) DBeaver
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 6 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) French Language
2 1 (5.56%) German Language
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Developer
3 6 (33.33%) GIS Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Architect
4 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior GIS Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Azure Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Geospatial Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) GIS Web Developer
8 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) PostGIS
2 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) OpenLayers
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) Sass
7 3 (16.67%) React
8 1 (5.56%) Django
8 1 (5.56%) Flask
8 1 (5.56%) GeoJSON
8 1 (5.56%) Java EE
8 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Photography
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (83.33%) Scrum
2 8 (44.44%) Kanban
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) OOD
3 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
4 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Aerial Photography
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) ES6
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) GeoWebCache
2 5 (27.78%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware