The table below looks at the statistics for ArcGIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcGIS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 536 514 488
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -26
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 43 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.081% 0.085%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.48% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 21
Average daily rate
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£426 £398 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £9.55 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.77% -39.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.10 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.20 £34.50 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £9.10 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+45.60% -24.94%
ArcGIS
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9028 8314 7573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.35% 17.33% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5701 5224 4334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 291 437
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

ArcGIS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ArcGIS Jobs Demand Trend in England

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ArcGIS Daily Rate Trend in England

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcGIS across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

ArcGIS Daily Rate Histogram in England

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Trend in England

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcGIS across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

ArcGIS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -5 24 £515 +35.52%
London -17 8 £600 +52.86%
Yorkshire -14 4 £325 -23.52% 1
South West +10 3 - - 2
East of England - 2 £225 -
North West - 2 - - 1
ArcGIS
UK

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 82 (94.25%) GIS
2 38 (43.68%) ESRI
3 28 (32.18%) Mapinfo
4 23 (26.44%) Oracle
5 20 (22.99%) Data Management
6 17 (19.54%) Python
7 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
7 14 (16.09%) Data Analysis
7 14 (16.09%) Degree
8 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
9 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (12.64%) ArcSDE
10 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
11 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
11 9 (10.34%) MS Office
12 8 (9.20%) Windows
12 8 (9.20%) Validation
13 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
13 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
13 7 (8.05%) MATLAB
13 7 (8.05%) Visualisation
13 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (8.05%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (6.90%) CAD
15 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
15 5 (5.75%) SAP

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 11 (12.64%) ArcSDE
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (2.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Office
2 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.60%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.15%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) GIS Technician
2 18 (20.69%) Developer
3 14 (16.09%) GIS Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) GIS Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) GIS Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Data Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Designer
7 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Designer
8 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.45%) Senior GIS Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) ArcObjects
2 3 (3.45%) Spring
2 3 (3.45%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) Dojo
3 2 (2.30%) Google Maps API
3 2 (2.30%) Web Services
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
4 1 (1.15%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (94.25%) GIS
2 7 (8.05%) Visualisation
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (1.15%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.75%) Android
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Data Management
2 14 (16.09%) Data Analysis
3 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 8 (9.20%) Validation
7 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (8.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (6.90%) CAD
9 5 (5.75%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (5.75%) Data Architecture
10 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.45%) Project Management
11 3 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (2.30%) User Stories
12 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.30%) ETL
12 2 (2.30%) Workflow
12 2 (2.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) Python
2 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.05%) MATLAB
4 4 (4.60%) Java
5 3 (3.45%) VBA
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
2 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 38 (43.68%) ESRI
2 28 (32.18%) Mapinfo
3 23 (26.44%) Oracle
4 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.75%) SAP
6 3 (3.45%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.30%) Google