The table below looks at the statistics for ArcGIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcGIS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 77 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 19 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.34% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.18% 1.27% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £51.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-51.45% +303.92%
ArcGIS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
367 236 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.92% 17.73% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 121 103
Average daily rate £380 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.01 £34.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.26% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

ArcGIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ArcGIS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

ArcGIS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ArcGIS across the Edinburgh region.

ArcGIS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcGIS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ArcGIS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ArcGIS across the Edinburgh region.

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ArcGIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ArcGIS.

1 20 (76.92%) GIS
2 15 (57.69%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Open Source
2 15 (57.69%) AngularJS
3 12 (46.15%) Data Analysis
3 12 (46.15%) .NET
3 12 (46.15%) Dojo
3 12 (46.15%) jQuery
4 9 (34.62%) PostGIS
5 8 (30.77%) Python
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) Web Development
7 6 (23.08%) User Experience
7 6 (23.08%) QGIS
8 5 (19.23%) Photography
8 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) VBA
9 4 (15.38%) Unix
9 4 (15.38%) Mapinfo
9 4 (15.38%) ESRI
10 3 (11.54%) Spring
10 3 (11.54%) Maven
10 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Data Management
10 3 (11.54%) UML
10 3 (11.54%) Web Services
10 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.54%) JIRA

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ArcGIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ArcGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) GIS
2 6 (23.08%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
1 3 (11.54%) Gradle
1 3 (11.54%) JBehave
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
1 3 (11.54%) Maven
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
1 13 (50.00%) GIS Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Angular Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) GIS Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) AngularJS
2 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) Dojo
2 12 (46.15%) jQuery
3 9 (34.62%) PostGIS
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) Leaflet
5 3 (11.54%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
5 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 5 (19.23%) Photography
3 2 (7.69%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Open Source
2 12 (46.15%) Data Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) BDD
4 3 (11.54%) Data Management
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Microservices
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) UML
4 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) VBA
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) ESRI
1 4 (15.38%) Mapinfo
2 2 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft