The first table below looks at the demand for ArcGIS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcGIS over the 3 months to 31 July 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 561 550 445
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -105
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 33 20 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.039% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.23% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 87
Average daily rate
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£403 £563 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.44% +54.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £295 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £563 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +73.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £9.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.32% -43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £8.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £15.50 £38.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £9.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+78.37% -43.93%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9665 8688 9870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.66% 17.00% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5699 4963 5630
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 423 443
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

ArcGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ArcGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Trend

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

ArcGIS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

ArcGIS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England -11 29 £400 -28.88% 8
London +31 14 £175 - 2
South East -7 7 £425 +41.66% 3
North West +2 5 £375 -
Wales -10 4 £403 - 1
Reading +6 2 £425 +41.66%
Berkshire -1 2 £425 +41.66%
South West -26 2 £513 -8.88% 1
Surrey - 2 £350 -
Wiltshire -13 1 £513 -8.88%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Gloucester - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 65 (80.25%) GIS
2 45 (55.56%) ESRI
3 29 (35.80%) .NET
4 26 (32.10%) Oracle
5 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 23 (28.40%) Python
7 20 (24.69%) Degree
7 20 (24.69%) Java
8 19 (23.46%) Data Management
9 18 (22.22%) SQL
10 16 (19.75%) C#
10 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
11 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 15 (18.52%) ArcObjects
11 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
12 14 (17.28%) Windows
13 13 (16.05%) XML
13 13 (16.05%) HTML
13 13 (16.05%) Silverlight
13 13 (16.05%) ArcSDE
14 12 (14.81%) OO
14 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 12 (14.81%) HTML5
15 11 (13.58%) SOA
16 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (12.35%) CAD
16 10 (12.35%) PL/SQL
16 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
17 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (16.05%) ArcSDE
2 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Spatial
3 5 (6.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Smallworld
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) AutoCAD
3 4 (4.94%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.23%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) assyst
1 1 (1.23%) OpenWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Network Security
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) SSL
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.17%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.70%) MS Access
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) MSTest
3 1 (1.23%) Moq
General
1 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.47%) Military
2 1 (1.23%) Back Office
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Analyst
2 21 (25.93%) Developer
3 18 (22.22%) GIS Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) GIS Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) GIS Technician
6 6 (7.41%) Systems Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Senior GIS Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Systems Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.70%) GIS Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Trainer
9 3 (3.70%) Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) Programmer
10 2 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.47%) Information Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.80%) .NET
2 15 (18.52%) ArcObjects
3 13 (16.05%) XML
3 13 (16.05%) Silverlight
3 13 (16.05%) HTML
4 12 (14.81%) HTML5
5 8 (9.88%) jQuery
5 8 (9.88%) Apache Flex
5 8 (9.88%) WCF
5 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
5 8 (9.88%) Middleware
6 7 (8.64%) Ajax
6 7 (8.64%) CSS
6 7 (8.64%) BlazeDS
6 7 (8.64%) CSS3
7 6 (7.41%) WPF
7 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.41%) JSON
8 5 (6.17%) Classic ASP
8 5 (6.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (80.25%) GIS
2 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.41%) Statistics
4 2 (2.47%) Open Source
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) RIA
5 1 (1.23%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (1.23%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) UNIX
4 3 (3.70%) Android
4 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Data Management
2 12 (14.81%) OO
3 11 (13.58%) SOA
4 10 (12.35%) CAD
5 9 (11.11%) Migration
5 9 (11.11%) ETL
5 9 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 8 (9.88%) UML
7 7 (8.64%) Web Development
8 6 (7.41%) OOD
8 6 (7.41%) MVVM
8 6 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (7.41%) MVC
9 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.94%) Release Management
10 4 (4.94%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.94%) Data Validation
10 4 (4.94%) Validation
11 3 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) Python
2 20 (24.69%) Java
3 18 (22.22%) SQL
4 16 (19.75%) C#
5 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.70%) C++
7 3 (3.70%) C
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.23%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Degree
2 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) MCSE
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) ESRI
2 26 (32.10%) Oracle
3 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) Adobe
5 4 (4.94%) Google
5 4 (4.94%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.23%) Wonderware
6 1 (1.23%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
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