Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 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 > Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 91 91
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +4
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.16% 0.92% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.50% 3.51% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 18
Wales median daily rate £315 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -11.76% +11.11%
10th Percentile £258 £155 £405
90th Percentile £349 £435 £494
UK median daily rate £438 £365 £425
% change year-on-year +19.86% -14.12% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK median hourly rate £18.85 £9.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +98.42% -32.14% -17.65%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 399 370 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.00% 26.32% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 266 338
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £263 £185 £255
90th Percentile £575 £561 £488
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +6.47% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £43.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +62.04% +23.85%
10th Percentile £16.75 £17.11 £18.36
90th Percentile £49.52 £61.25 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +8.23% -6.07% +9.09%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
South Wales -7 2 £315 -16.00% 1
GIS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for GIS.

1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Geospatial Data

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP