The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 23 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.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 434 468
Rank change year-on-year -23 +34  
Contract jobs citing GIS 146 214 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 1.82% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 80 76
Median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.98% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £249 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £414 £350
% change year-on-year -8.15% +18.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 15
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -34.48%  

GIS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10524 11744 13206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.48% 21.82% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6884 7958 8635
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 193 187
Median hourly rate £31.25 £30.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% +10.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for GIS in the UK

GIS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +12 116 £409 +4.80% 21
South East +32 47 £475 +18.75% 9
London -1 26 £400 +33.11% 4
Berkshire +29 24 £475 +14.45% 2
South Wales +10 16 £275 -21.42%
Wales +7 16 £275 -21.42%
Newport +15 15 £275 -
Reading +17 14 £325 -18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 14 - -
Scotland -26 13 £375 -21.05% 3
Edinburgh -35 13 £375 -21.05% 3
Aylesbury - 13 - -
North West -3 11 £330 -30.52% 2
South West +7 9 £575 +80.39% 2
East of England -8 9 £425 +21.42% 3
Cheshire +26 5 £284 +7.07% 2
Bedfordshire -2 5 £500 -
Manchester -12 5 £375 -21.05%
Somerset - 5 £588 -
Yorkshire - 5 £338 - 1
East Sussex +2 4 - - 1
Bedford -3 4 £500 -
Brighton - 4 - - 1
Bracknell +9 3 £488 -
Surrey +9 3 £325 -23.52% 1
West Midlands +6 3 - -
City of London -2 3 £245 -37.17% 1
Taunton - 3 £563 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
North East - 3 £380 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GIS 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 GIS.

1 96 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 89 (27.47%) ArcGIS
3 67 (20.68%) Telecoms
4 63 (19.44%) Mapinfo
5 55 (16.98%) SQL
6 52 (16.05%) ESRI
7 49 (15.12%) QGIS
8 43 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (10.80%) Geospatial Data
10 33 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
11 32 (9.88%) JavaScript
12 31 (9.57%) Data Management
12 31 (9.57%) Finance
13 30 (9.26%) Project Management
14 29 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (8.64%) Degree
16 25 (7.72%) Python
16 25 (7.72%) Scrum
17 23 (7.10%) Windows
17 23 (7.10%) Java
18 22 (6.79%) HTML
18 22 (6.79%) Spatial Data
19 20 (6.17%) Smallworld
20 19 (5.86%) Management Information System
20 19 (5.86%) .NET
20 19 (5.86%) QA
20 19 (5.86%) Security Cleared
20 19 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
20 19 (5.86%) SDLC
21 18 (5.56%) AngularJS

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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 89 (27.47%) ArcGIS
2 20 (6.17%) Smallworld
3 17 (5.25%) GeoServer
4 7 (2.16%) nginx
5 6 (1.85%) CMS
6 5 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.93%) IIS
7 3 (0.93%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.62%) ArcSDE
8 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.62%) SAS
8 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) Documentum
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) Gentran
9 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.31%) Predix
Applications
1 33 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.23%) MicroStation
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.62%) Stata
6 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (3.70%) Maximo
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.31%) FastStats
3 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.62%) Heroku
4 2 (0.62%) Office 365
5 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.31%) Boomi
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.16%) Internet
2 4 (1.23%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.93%) 2G
3 3 (0.93%) 3G
3 3 (0.93%) 4G
3 3 (0.93%) ATM
3 3 (0.93%) SDH
3 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.62%) DMZ
4 2 (0.62%) GSM
4 2 (0.62%) HTTP
4 2 (0.62%) SSL
4 2 (0.62%) UMTS
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) Firewall
5 1 (0.31%) SSH
5 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.12%) QGIS
2 35 (10.80%) Geospatial Data
3 22 (6.79%) Spatial Data
4 17 (5.25%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.09%) Big Data
6 8 (2.47%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.16%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.54%) MS Access
8 5 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.23%) EDRMS
9 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.93%) Informix
11 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.62%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (4.01%) Maven
2 11 (3.40%) JIRA
3 8 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.23%) Selenium
6 4 (1.23%) Subversion
7 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.93%) Gradle
7 3 (0.93%) JBehave
7 3 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.62%) Ant
8 2 (0.62%) Babel
8 2 (0.62%) Bower
8 2 (0.62%) NuGet
8 2 (0.62%) webpack
9 1 (0.31%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.31%) RStudio
General
1 67 (20.68%) Telecoms
2 31 (9.57%) Finance
3 13 (4.01%) Banking
4 11 (3.40%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.85%) Publishing
6 5 (1.54%) Military
7 4 (1.23%) Automotive
7 4 (1.23%) Billing
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (0.93%) Electronics
8 3 (0.93%) Local Government
8 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.62%) French Language
9 2 (0.62%) German Language
9 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (29.32%) GIS Technician
2 59 (18.21%) Analyst
3 48 (14.81%) Developer
4 36 (11.11%) Consultant
5 28 (8.64%) Data Technician
6 23 (7.10%) Data Analyst
7 19 (5.86%) GIS Analyst
8 16 (4.94%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.94%) Security Consultant
9 14 (4.32%) Senior Consultant
10 13 (4.01%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.70%) Angular Developer
11 12 (3.70%) Architect
12 11 (3.40%) GIS Data Analyst
12 11 (3.40%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.09%) GIS Developer
13 10 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (2.78%) Business Analyst
14 9 (2.78%) GIS Specialist
14 9 (2.78%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.79%) HTML
2 19 (5.86%) .NET
3 18 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 15 (4.63%) OpenLayers
4 15 (4.63%) SignalR
5 14 (4.32%) jQuery
6 13 (4.01%) CSS
6 13 (4.01%) Node.js
7 12 (3.70%) HTML5
8 11 (3.40%) Web Services
9 10 (3.09%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.09%) PostGIS
9 10 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (2.78%) Entity Framework
10 9 (2.78%) Java EE
10 9 (2.78%) Leaflet
10 9 (2.78%) Sass
11 7 (2.16%) REST
12 5 (1.54%) Angular 2
12 5 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.78%) User Experience
4 7 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.54%) Life Science
5 5 (1.54%) LLPG
5 5 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.54%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.23%) Clustering
6 4 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.23%) NHS
7 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.31%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.31%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.31%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.31%) Photography
8 1 (0.31%) PMI
8 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.10%) Windows
2 17 (5.25%) Linux
3 15 (4.63%) Unix
4 9 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.16%) CentOS
6 6 (1.85%) Android
7 4 (1.23%) AIX
7 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.62%) OS/390
9 2 (0.62%) Solaris
9 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (9.57%) Data Management
3 30 (9.26%) Project Management
4 25 (7.72%) Scrum
5 19 (5.86%) SDLC
6 17 (5.25%) PRINCE2
6 17 (5.25%) TDD
7 16 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (4.63%) Information Security
9 14 (4.32%) Asset Management
9 14 (4.32%) Data Analysis
9 14 (4.32%) Software Engineering
9 14 (4.32%) Test Automation
10 13 (4.01%) Migration
11 12 (3.70%) Analytics
11 12 (3.70%) Coaching
12 11 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.40%) Customer Requirements
12 11 (3.40%) IT Strategy
12 11 (3.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.98%) SQL
2 32 (9.88%) JavaScript
3 25 (7.72%) Python
4 23 (7.10%) Java
5 15 (4.63%) C#
6 7 (2.16%) C
6 7 (2.16%) Dart
7 5 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.54%) R
8 4 (1.23%) C++
8 4 (1.23%) JCL
8 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.93%) Scala
10 2 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.62%) ES6
10 2 (0.62%) Magik
10 2 (0.62%) Perl
10 2 (0.62%) PHP
10 2 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (8.64%) Degree
2 19 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.09%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.16%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (2.16%) CLAS
6 6 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.54%) CISSP
8 4 (1.23%) GISP
8 4 (1.23%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.23%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.62%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.31%) ISEB
11 1 (0.31%) PhD
11 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.86%) QA
2 11 (3.40%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.62%) BS7666
5 1 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) GxP
5 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.16%) Docker
2 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.23%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 7 (2.16%) Ansible
2 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 96 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 63 (19.44%) Mapinfo
3 52 (16.05%) ESRI
4 14 (4.32%) Oracle
5 11 (3.40%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.78%) SAP
7 7 (2.16%) Tableau
8 6 (1.85%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.85%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.54%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.23%) Capita
11 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.62%) Cisco
12 2 (0.62%) Google
12 2 (0.62%) HP
12 2 (0.62%) IBM
12 2 (0.62%) Lotus
12 2 (0.62%) Veritas
12 2 (0.62%) VMware
12 2 (0.62%) Xamarin
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