The table below looks at the statistics 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 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 532 548 500
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -48
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 57 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £9.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.90 £45.00 £16.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £9.10 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.30%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9835 9385 8301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.61% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5922 5662 4729
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 306 413
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £12.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015.

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 25 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 March 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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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 +6 48 £400 - 3
South East -19 19 £400 -3.03% 1
Berkshire +8 10 £400 - 1
South West 0 7 £409 - 1
Scotland -4 6 £425 - 1
London -9 5 £600 +51.89% 1
Edinburgh - 5 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -5 3 - -
Reading -1 2 £400 - 1
Wales -8 2 £200 -55.55% 1
Bracknell - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Mansfield - - - -
Mold - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Flintshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 74 (85.06%) GIS
2 43 (49.43%) ESRI
3 25 (28.74%) Oracle
4 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
5 20 (22.99%) Python
5 20 (22.99%) Mapinfo
6 19 (21.84%) ArcSDE
7 18 (20.69%) Data Management
8 16 (18.39%) Degree
9 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.94%) SQL
10 13 (14.94%) .NET
11 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (12.64%) Data Analysis
12 10 (11.49%) Java
12 10 (11.49%) Data Modelling
12 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
13 9 (10.34%) Windows
14 8 (9.20%) Validation
14 8 (9.20%) ArcObjects
14 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
14 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
15 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (8.05%) Oracle Spatial
15 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
15 7 (8.05%) MATLAB
16 6 (6.90%) Project Management
16 6 (6.90%) MS Excel

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 19 (21.84%) ArcSDE
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (2.30%) Drupal
3 2 (2.30%) JBoss
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.15%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
2 5 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.45%) ArcInfo
4 2 (2.30%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.15%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) MS Access
2 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SSDT
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.15%) OLTP
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) NUnit
2 3 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.45%) JUnit
2 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.45%) WebLOAD
2 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.30%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.45%) Publishing
3 2 (2.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) GIS Developer
3 16 (18.39%) GIS Technician
4 14 (16.09%) Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) GIS Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Data Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Designer
7 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.75%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Designer
8 4 (4.60%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.60%) GIS Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) .NET
2 8 (9.20%) ArcObjects
3 6 (6.90%) HTML
4 5 (5.75%) Web Services
4 5 (5.75%) Spring
5 4 (4.60%) Ajax
5 4 (4.60%) CSS
5 4 (4.60%) Google Maps API
6 3 (3.45%) Dojo
6 3 (3.45%) REST
7 2 (2.30%) CSS3
7 2 (2.30%) HTML5
7 2 (2.30%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.30%) Leaflet
7 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.30%) XML
7 2 (2.30%) KML
7 2 (2.30%) jQuery
7 2 (2.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (85.06%) GIS
2 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.75%) Open Source
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.30%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.15%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Android
2 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) Data Management
2 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (12.64%) Data Analysis
4 10 (11.49%) Data Modelling
5 8 (9.20%) Validation
6 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.90%) Project Management
8 5 (5.75%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (4.60%) Workflow
9 4 (4.60%) TDD
10 3 (3.45%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.45%) MVC
10 3 (3.45%) ETL
10 3 (3.45%) Code Coverage
10 3 (3.45%) CAD
10 3 (3.45%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.45%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
2 20 (22.99%) Python
3 13 (14.94%) SQL
4 10 (11.49%) Java
5 7 (8.05%) MATLAB
6 5 (5.75%) C#
6 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.45%) VBA
7 3 (3.45%) R
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Degree
2 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.15%) Legato
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) ESRI
2 25 (28.74%) Oracle
3 20 (22.99%) Mapinfo
4 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.75%) SAP
5 5 (5.75%) Google
6 3 (3.45%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe
7 1 (1.15%) HP
7 1 (1.15%) Citrix
7 1 (1.15%) Tableau
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
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