The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MapBasic skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MapBasic over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

MapInfo MapBasic
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 639 624
Rank change year-on-year +57 -15  
Contract jobs citing MapBasic 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% 0.005% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MapBasic is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18501 20249 20069
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.19% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12729 13839 13005
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 485 413
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

MapBasic
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MapBasic as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for MapBasic in the UK

MapBasic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MapBasic in the UK

MapBasic
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MapBasic in the UK

MapBasic
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MapBasic within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +49 1 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 -
Hatfield - 1 £350 -
East of England - 1 £350 -

MapBasic
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MapBasic 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 MapBasic.

1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Greenplum
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo

MapBasic
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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Greenplum
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo