The table below looks at the statistics for ArcGIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcGIS over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 238 231 225
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 21 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.28% 1.05% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 16
Average daily rate
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£338 £380 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% +28.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £9.10 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £9.10 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+59.34% -25.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1641 1526 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.53% 16.41% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 850 835
Average daily rate £388 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 80 100
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.97 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.54% -13.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £52.50 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

ArcGIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ArcGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ArcGIS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ArcGIS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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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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
Berkshire -2 9 £338 -11.18%
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 4 - -
Hampshire -5 3 - -
ArcGIS
England

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (100.00%) GIS
2 20 (68.97%) Mapinfo
3 12 (41.38%) Data Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (31.03%) ESRI
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) Degree
6 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (24.14%) MATLAB
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
6 7 (24.14%) Validation
6 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.24%) ArcSDE
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 4 (13.79%) .NET
8 4 (13.79%) Python
8 4 (13.79%) ArcObjects
9 3 (10.34%) Data Management
9 3 (10.34%) MS Office
10 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.90%) QA
11 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
11 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
11 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
11 1 (3.45%) Computer Science

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (17.24%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) ArcInfo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.45%) MS Access
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) GIS Technician
2 6 (20.69%) Data Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.34%) GIS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) GIS Officer
5 2 (6.90%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) ArcObjects
2 1 (3.45%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Data Analysis
2 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (24.14%) Validation
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Cartography
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) RUP
6 1 (3.45%) DSDM
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) MATLAB
2 4 (13.79%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Mapinfo
2 9 (31.03%) ESRI
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle