The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 126 116 114
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.17% 0.071%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 0.98% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £280
% change year-on-year
- +51.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.10 £14.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-38.30% -35.86%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
397 409 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.57% 17.34% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 216 211
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £28.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
ArcGIS
UK

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
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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) GIS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Velocity
3 1 (25.00%) OpenWorks
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) ESRI
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSDE

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) OpenWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) ESRI