Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 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.

Remote Sensing
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 879 910
Rank change year-on-year +8 +31 -48
Contract jobs citing Remote Sensing 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.008% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
UK median daily rate - £365 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +71.76% -43.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £365 £150
% change year-on-year - +143.33% -60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.50 -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86458 87823 93607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.48% 83.90% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57609 58040 60628
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2024 2360 2750
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +4.44% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.25 £11.49
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.41 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Remote Sensing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Remote Sensing in the UK

Remote Sensing
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 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

Remote Sensing
Top 2 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 6 months to 25 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 +47 2 - - 3
Scotland +5 2 - -

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) BS7666
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Ontologies
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (50.00%) Spatial Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Smart City

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 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Spatial Data
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (50.00%) GIS Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Smart City
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Ontologies
2 1 (50.00%) Spatial Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) BS7666
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI