Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a GIS Analyst was £258 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

GIS Analyst
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 873 867
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Analyst 9 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.021% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 9
UK median daily rate £258 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.97% +31.82% -18.52%
10th Percentile £201 £260 £134
90th Percentile £475 £488 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £288
% change year-on-year -3.23% +34.78% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
UK median hourly rate £19.34 £12.98 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.00% -17.59% -32.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £11.96 £12.00
% change year-on-year +61.71% -0.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

GIS Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured GIS Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GIS Analyst in the UK

GIS Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS Analyst in the UK

GIS Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS Analyst over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS Analyst in the UK

GIS Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS Analyst in the UK

GIS Analyst
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 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
UK excluding London +20 7 £375 -3.23% 1
England +11 7 £300 -14.29% 1
South East +5 2 - -
London -6 2 £215 -17.31%
South West - 2 £450 -
North of England +59 1 £300 -2.44% 1
Yorkshire +31 1 £300 - 1
Scotland -14 1 £195 -46.21%
Wales - 1 - -

GIS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, GIS Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring GIS Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) GIS
2 6 (66.67%) ArcGIS
3 5 (55.56%) Spatial Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) QGIS
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Spatial Data
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (22.22%) R
6 2 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
6 2 (22.22%) Big Data
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) SAS
6 2 (22.22%) Mapinfo
6 2 (22.22%) Stata
6 2 (22.22%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Text Mining
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics

GIS Analyst Skill Set
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 6 (66.67%) ArcGIS
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Stata
2 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) GIS
2 4 (44.44%) QGIS
3 3 (33.33%) Spatial Data
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Text Mining
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Spatial Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Mapinfo
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) ESRI