The table below looks at the statistics for ArcGIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 112 120 112
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 19 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 0.71% 0.48%
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
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 Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
551 424 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.62% 16.03% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 228 197
Average daily rate £380 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.41 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

ArcGIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ArcGIS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ArcGIS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

ArcGIS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ArcGIS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh +2 19 £450 +5.88%
ArcGIS
UK

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (74.07%) GIS
2 15 (55.56%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Open Source
2 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 12 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 12 (44.44%) .NET
3 12 (44.44%) Dojo
3 12 (44.44%) jQuery
4 9 (33.33%) PostGIS
5 8 (29.63%) Python
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) Web Development
7 6 (22.22%) QGIS
7 6 (22.22%) User Experience
7 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Photography
8 5 (18.52%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) Mapinfo
9 4 (14.81%) Unix
9 4 (14.81%) VBA
9 4 (14.81%) ESRI
10 3 (11.11%) Smallworld
10 3 (11.11%) JIRA
10 3 (11.11%) QA
10 3 (11.11%) Spring
10 3 (11.11%) Maven
10 3 (11.11%) Google
10 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.11%) UML

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (11.11%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) GIS
2 6 (22.22%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 3 (11.11%) Gradle
1 3 (11.11%) JBehave
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
1 3 (11.11%) Maven
1 3 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
1 13 (48.15%) GIS Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Angular Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) GIS Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) Dojo
2 12 (44.44%) jQuery
3 9 (33.33%) PostGIS
4 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) Leaflet
5 3 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) Spring
5 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Photography
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Open Source
2 12 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) BDD
4 3 (11.11%) Data Management
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Microservices
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) UML
4 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) Python
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) VBA
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Mapinfo
2 4 (14.81%) ESRI
3 3 (11.11%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft