The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Remote Sensing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Remote Sensing over the 3 months to 24 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.

Remote Sensing
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 - 645
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Remote Sensing 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% - 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £466 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Remote Sensing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1082 1268
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Remote Sensing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Remote Sensing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Sensing 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 Remote Sensing.

Contractor daily rate trend for Remote Sensing in the UK

Remote Sensing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Sensing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Remote Sensing 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 Remote Sensing.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Remote Sensing in the UK

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Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Sensing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire - 3 £620 -
South East - 3 £620 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £313 -
Scotland - 3 £313 -
England - 3 £620 - 1
Southampton - 1 £620 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Remote Sensing 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 Remote Sensing.

1 5 (71.43%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) GIS
2 3 (42.86%) ESRI
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Spatial Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) ArcGIS
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) SCADA
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland

Remote Sensing
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 2 (28.57%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) GIS Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Azure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technology Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Spatial Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) ESRI
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft