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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 521 550 485
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -65
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 57 19 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.039% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 0.22% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 63
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £176 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -52.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.18 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £18.52 £45.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £9.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+78.37% -43.93%
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
9328 8500 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.85% 17.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5723 5146 5343
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 354 462
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
London +28 25 £340 +13.33% 1
South East +18 16 £375 -
North West +2 9 £350 -
South West - 4 £275 - 1
East of England - - - -
North East - - - -
ArcGIS
UK

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 63 (72.41%) GIS
2 47 (54.02%) ESRI
3 33 (37.93%) SQL
4 28 (32.18%) Data Management
5 25 (28.74%) .NET
6 23 (26.44%) Oracle
7 22 (25.29%) ETL
7 22 (25.29%) Degree
8 21 (24.14%) Java
9 19 (21.84%) Python
10 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
10 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 15 (17.24%) Google
11 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
11 15 (17.24%) XML
11 15 (17.24%) Google Maps API
12 14 (16.09%) C#
12 14 (16.09%) Management Information System
13 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (13.79%) Data Analysis
15 11 (12.64%) Statistics
15 11 (12.64%) SOAP
15 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
15 11 (12.64%) UML
15 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
16 10 (11.49%) Data Mining
16 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (11.49%) SSL
16 10 (11.49%) HTTP

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (2.30%) Smallworld
3 2 (2.30%) ArcSDE
3 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) ArcInfo
3 3 (3.45%) MS Office
4 2 (2.30%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.15%) MicroStation
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) SSL
1 10 (11.49%) HTTP
2 2 (2.30%) Network Security
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) Data Mining
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.05%) MS Access
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) MSTest
2 1 (1.15%) Moq
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.30%) Military
1 2 (2.30%) Local Government
2 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Analyst
2 16 (18.39%) GIS Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) Developer
4 10 (11.49%) GIS Developer
5 8 (9.20%) GIS Technician
6 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) GIS Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Senior GIS Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Support Technician
8 4 (4.60%) Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) GIS Manager
10 2 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.30%) Programmer
10 2 (2.30%) Information Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) .NET
2 15 (17.24%) XML
2 15 (17.24%) Google Maps API
3 11 (12.64%) SOAP
4 10 (11.49%) WSDL
4 10 (11.49%) JMS
4 10 (11.49%) REST
5 9 (10.34%) ArcObjects
6 8 (9.20%) WCF
7 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
7 6 (6.90%) Web Services
7 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
8 5 (5.75%) Middleware
8 5 (5.75%) XSLT
8 5 (5.75%) Classic ASP
9 4 (4.60%) HTML
10 3 (3.45%) Silverlight
10 3 (3.45%) HTML5
11 2 (2.30%) WPF
11 2 (2.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (72.41%) GIS
2 14 (16.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (12.64%) Statistics
5 10 (11.49%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) RIA
7 1 (1.15%) Open Source
7 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.45%) UNIX
4 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.30%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Data Management
2 22 (25.29%) ETL
3 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 12 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 11 (12.64%) UML
6 10 (11.49%) CAD
6 10 (11.49%) Web Development
6 10 (11.49%) TOGAF
7 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.20%) SysML
8 8 (9.20%) Scrum
9 7 (8.05%) SOA
9 7 (8.05%) ITIL
10 6 (6.90%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.90%) Cartography
11 5 (5.75%) Project Management
11 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.60%) Validation
12 4 (4.60%) Data Validation
13 3 (3.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) SQL
2 21 (24.14%) Java
3 19 (21.84%) Python
4 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 14 (16.09%) C#
6 5 (5.75%) C
7 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.15%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) Degree
2 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.45%) MCSE
5 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (54.02%) ESRI
2 23 (26.44%) Oracle
3 15 (17.24%) Google
4 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.15%) Citrix
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe
7 1 (1.15%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.15%) Wonderware