The table below looks at the statistics for ArcGIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 155 132 127
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.22% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 1.33% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £450 £400 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £51.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-51.45% +303.92%
ArcGIS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
619 527 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.29% 16.74% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 285 202
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 32
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

ArcGIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ArcGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ArcGIS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ArcGIS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire -9 1 £450 +12.50%
ArcGIS
England

ArcGIS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) GIS
1 4 (100.00%) ESRI
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) ArchiMate
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) GIS Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) ArchiMate
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) ESRI