Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PostGIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PostGIS over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

PostGIS
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 756 849
Rank change year-on-year -104 +93 -25
Contract jobs citing PostGIS 17 125 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.39% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 16
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £338 £333 £312
90th Percentile £525 £475 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PostGIS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33044 31776 32166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.34% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23329 22020 22052
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 363 552
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.45 £14.36 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.74%

PostGIS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PostGIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PostGIS in the UK

PostGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostGIS in the UK

PostGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostGIS in the UK

PostGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostGIS in the UK

PostGIS
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England -13 10 £450 - 4
UK excluding London -95 9 £375 -6.25% 3
London -13 8 £463 +2.78% 1
Scotland -96 7 £388 -3.13%
North of England +30 1 - -
South East -11 1 £338 -25.00% 1
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS.

1 16 (94.12%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) GIS
4 9 (52.94%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Docker
6 5 (29.41%) Unix
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Database Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) ETL
7 4 (23.53%) Informix
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Database Security
7 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (23.53%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (17.65%) Ansible
8 3 (17.65%) GeoServer
8 3 (17.65%) Spatial Data
8 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
8 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
8 3 (17.65%) QGIS
8 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 3 (17.65%) Coaching
8 3 (17.65%) C++
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript

PostGIS
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 3 (17.65%) GeoServer
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (58.82%) GIS
3 4 (23.53%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (23.53%) Informix
3 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) QGIS
4 3 (17.65%) Spatial Data
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) Redis
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Gradle
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Data Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Database Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Spatial Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Transformation Programme Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) Node.js
2 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) XGBoost
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSL
3 1 (5.88%) Aurelia
3 1 (5.88%) Celery
3 1 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (5.88%) OpenLayers
3 1 (5.88%) React
3 1 (5.88%) scikit-learn
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Database Security
3 4 (23.53%) Database Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Data Ingestion
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Semantic Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Postgraduate
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Mapbox
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Greenplum