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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 560 541 504
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -37
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 47 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.078% 0.095%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 0.45% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £9.55 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.77% -36.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.10 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.20 £34.50 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £9.10 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+45.60% -24.94%

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
9903 9123 8346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.33% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 5700 4695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 305 460
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.45 £42.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 2015.

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 27 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 22 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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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 -22 43 £426 +7.23% 5
South East -5 24 £515 +35.52%
Berkshire -4 9 £338 -11.18%
London -17 8 £600 +52.86%
Milton Keynes +8 6 £520 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £520 +100.00%
Oxfordshire - 6 - -
Yorkshire -14 4 £325 -23.52% 1
South West +10 3 - - 2
Hampshire -7 3 - -
Slough - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 1
Wales +8 2 £400 -20.00%
Reading +5 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £225 -
East of England - 2 £225 - 1
Scotland -4 1 - -
Gloucestershire -6 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 92 (92.93%) GIS
2 46 (46.46%) ESRI
3 31 (31.31%) Mapinfo
4 25 (25.25%) Oracle
5 22 (22.22%) Data Management
6 20 (20.20%) Python
7 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 17 (17.17%) ArcSDE
9 16 (16.16%) Degree
9 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.14%) Data Analysis
12 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.11%) Windows
14 10 (10.10%) MS Office
14 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
16 8 (8.08%) Java
16 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
16 8 (8.08%) Validation
17 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
17 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
17 7 (7.07%) MS PowerPoint
17 7 (7.07%) Requirements Analysis
17 7 (7.07%) Linux
17 7 (7.07%) MATLAB
17 7 (7.07%) Visualisation
17 7 (7.07%) Capacity Planning
17 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (17.17%) ArcSDE
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (4.04%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) nginx
4 2 (2.02%) Node.js
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
4 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.02%) Drupal
5 1 (1.01%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Office
2 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.04%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.01%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.01%) MS Access
4 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) NUnit
2 3 (3.03%) WebLOAD
2 3 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.03%) JUnit
2 3 (3.03%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.03%) Publishing
3 2 (2.02%) Finance
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Developer
2 20 (20.20%) GIS Technician
3 19 (19.19%) GIS Developer
4 14 (14.14%) Analyst
5 12 (12.12%) GIS Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Consultant
6 6 (6.06%) GIS Consultant
6 6 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.06%) Data Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Systems Designer
7 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.05%) Designer
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) HTML
1 6 (6.06%) .NET
2 5 (5.05%) ArcObjects
2 5 (5.05%) Dojo
2 5 (5.05%) Ajax
2 5 (5.05%) Spring
2 5 (5.05%) CSS
3 4 (4.04%) Web Services
3 4 (4.04%) XML
3 4 (4.04%) Google Maps API
3 4 (4.04%) Java EE
4 3 (3.03%) jQuery
4 3 (3.03%) CSS3
4 3 (3.03%) PostGIS
4 3 (3.03%) HTML5
5 2 (2.02%) RESTful
5 2 (2.02%) Leaflet
5 2 (2.02%) J2EE
5 2 (2.02%) XSLT
5 2 (2.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (92.93%) GIS
2 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.07%) Visualisation
2 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) Open Source
4 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (2.02%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.01%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.01%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.05%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) Data Management
2 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.14%) Data Analysis
4 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 8 (8.08%) Validation
7 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (7.07%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.06%) CAD
8 6 (6.06%) TDD
9 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.05%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (5.05%) Data Architecture
9 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.04%) Scrum
11 3 (3.03%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.03%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.03%) Code Coverage
11 3 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.20%) Python
2 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.08%) Java
4 7 (7.07%) MATLAB
5 4 (4.04%) PHP
5 4 (4.04%) SQL
6 3 (3.03%) VBA
7 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.02%) Perl
8 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Degree
2 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) vSphere
1 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.01%) Legato
Vendors
1 46 (46.46%) ESRI
2 31 (31.31%) Mapinfo
3 25 (25.25%) Oracle
4 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.05%) Google
5 5 (5.05%) SAP
6 3 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.01%) VMware
7 1 (1.01%) HP
7 1 (1.01%) Citrix
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe