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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 529 540 496
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -44
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 59 20 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.042% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 0.23% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £180 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.63 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% -69.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £9.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.60 £18.52 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £9.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+78.37% -51.31%
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
9615 8634 9246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.09% 17.95% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6053 5362 5297
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 352 465
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +30 25 £345 +15.00%
South East -5 14 £375 - 1
South West -27 7 £375 -21.05%
Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
West Midlands -18 1 - -
East of England - - - -
ArcGIS
UK

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 58 (70.73%) GIS
2 45 (54.88%) ESRI
3 38 (46.34%) SQL
4 26 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 26 (31.71%) Degree
5 25 (30.49%) .NET
6 23 (28.05%) Python
6 23 (28.05%) ETL
7 21 (25.61%) Data Management
7 21 (25.61%) Java
8 19 (23.17%) Oracle
9 17 (20.73%) Google
9 17 (20.73%) C#
10 16 (19.51%) Google Maps API
11 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (14.63%) Data Analysis
12 12 (14.63%) Web Development
12 12 (14.63%) UML
12 12 (14.63%) SOAP
13 11 (13.41%) XML
13 11 (13.41%) HTTP
13 11 (13.41%) WSDL
13 11 (13.41%) JMS
13 11 (13.41%) SSL
13 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
13 11 (13.41%) Data Integration
13 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
13 11 (13.41%) REST
14 10 (12.20%) Statistics
14 10 (12.20%) ArcObjects

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (8.54%) Oracle Spatial
2 5 (6.10%) ArcSDE
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.22%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) ArcInfo
3 3 (3.66%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.22%) MicroStation
4 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) HTTP
1 11 (13.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
1 10 (12.20%) Data Mining
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.76%) MS Access
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) MSTest
2 1 (1.22%) Moq
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Analyst
2 18 (21.95%) Developer
3 13 (15.85%) GIS Developer
4 12 (14.63%) GIS Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) GIS Technician
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Support Technician
7 5 (6.10%) Senior GIS Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) GIS Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) GIS Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Administrator
9 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Programmer
10 2 (2.44%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Data Manager
10 2 (2.44%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.49%) .NET
2 16 (19.51%) Google Maps API
3 12 (14.63%) SOAP
4 11 (13.41%) XML
4 11 (13.41%) JMS
4 11 (13.41%) WSDL
4 11 (13.41%) REST
5 10 (12.20%) ArcObjects
6 8 (9.76%) WCF
7 7 (8.54%) Web Services
8 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.32%) HTML
9 3 (3.66%) Silverlight
9 3 (3.66%) HTML5
10 2 (2.44%) WPF
10 2 (2.44%) CSS
10 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.22%) CSS3
11 1 (1.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (1.22%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (70.73%) GIS
2 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.41%) Data Integration
4 10 (12.20%) Statistics
5 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
6 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
7 6 (7.32%) Open Source
8 5 (6.10%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.22%) RIA
9 1 (1.22%) Remote Sensing
9 1 (1.22%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Android
2 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) UNIX
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) ETL
2 21 (25.61%) Data Management
3 12 (14.63%) Web Development
3 12 (14.63%) Data Analysis
3 12 (14.63%) UML
4 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.20%) CAD
6 9 (10.98%) Scrum
6 9 (10.98%) TOGAF
6 9 (10.98%) SysML
7 8 (9.76%) ITIL
8 7 (8.54%) Cartography
9 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
9 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.32%) Project Management
10 4 (4.88%) Validation
10 4 (4.88%) Data Validation
11 3 (3.66%) Migration
11 3 (3.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) SQL
2 26 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 23 (28.05%) Python
4 21 (25.61%) Java
5 17 (20.73%) C#
6 7 (8.54%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.66%) C
8 3 (3.66%) R
9 1 (1.22%) MapBasic
9 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) ESRI
2 19 (23.17%) Oracle
3 17 (20.73%) Google
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.10%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.44%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.22%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.22%) Wonderware
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix