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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 579 556 567
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 52 56 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.10% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 0.55% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 4
Average daily rate
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£403 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £600
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £24.75 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.35% +167.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.65 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.46 £46.65 £15.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +78.37%

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
11261 10259 9078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 18.43% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7199 6067 5273
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 August 2015.

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 August 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 -46 30 £338 -3.57% 1
Wales 0 16 £420 +8.03% 3
South East -33 11 £325 -13.33%
South West +3 8 £405 -
South Wales -6 8 £425 +5.59% 3
London -8 8 £269 -2.47% 1
Cardiff -8 8 £425 +5.59% 3
Aberystwyth -3 5 £344 -8.33%
Ceredigion -3 5 £344 -8.33%
Mid Wales -5 5 £344 -8.33%
Scotland -8 5 £130 -48.00% 5
Kent - 5 £288 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £130 - 5
Glasgow 0 2 - -
Berkshire -9 2 - -
Exeter - 2 £405 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £238 -
East of England - 2 £250 -
Devon - 2 £405 -
Surrey -5 1 - -
Bristol -6 1 - -
Milton Keynes -7 1 £415 -2.35%
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £415 -2.35%
Yorkshire -30 1 - -
Essex - 1 £250 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - -

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 86 (84.31%) GIS
2 46 (45.10%) ESRI
3 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 26 (25.49%) Mapinfo
4 20 (19.61%) MS Office
5 19 (18.63%) .NET
5 19 (18.63%) ArcSDE
5 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
6 18 (17.65%) Degree
7 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 16 (15.69%) Data Management
9 15 (14.71%) C#
10 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
10 14 (13.73%) Data Analysis
11 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (12.75%) SC Cleared
12 12 (11.76%) Python
13 11 (10.78%) SQL
13 11 (10.78%) Oracle
13 11 (10.78%) ArcObjects
14 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
14 10 (9.80%) VB.NET
15 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
16 7 (6.86%) HTML
16 7 (6.86%) QA
16 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
17 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (5.88%) TOGAF
18 5 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (18.63%) ArcSDE
2 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (1.96%) ArcIMS
3 2 (1.96%) Smallworld
3 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.96%) IIS
3 2 (1.96%) JBoss
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
3 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.96%) nginx
3 2 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (19.61%) MS Office
2 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.94%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Summit
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) HTTP
1 2 (1.96%) SAN
1 2 (1.96%) Network Security
1 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.96%) NAS
2 1 (0.98%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.96%) JIRA
1 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.94%) Publishing
2 3 (2.94%) Military
2 3 (2.94%) Electronics
3 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) GIS Technician
3 20 (19.61%) GIS Developer
3 20 (19.61%) Analyst
4 14 (13.73%) GIS Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) Architect
6 10 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.86%) Consultant
8 6 (5.88%) GIS Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) Graduate
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.94%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.94%) GIS Officer
10 3 (2.94%) UX Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Data Manager
10 3 (2.94%) Information Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) SQL Developer
11 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (1.96%) SQL Database Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) .NET
2 11 (10.78%) ArcObjects
3 7 (6.86%) HTML
4 5 (4.90%) CSS
4 5 (4.90%) HTML5
5 4 (3.92%) CSS3
5 4 (3.92%) XML
5 4 (3.92%) JSON
6 3 (2.94%) jQuery
6 3 (2.94%) Web Services
6 3 (2.94%) Dojo
6 3 (2.94%) PostGIS
6 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.96%) Leaflet
7 2 (1.96%) RESTful
7 2 (1.96%) Django
7 2 (1.96%) XSLT
7 2 (1.96%) JSF
7 2 (1.96%) Ajax
7 2 (1.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 86 (84.31%) GIS
2 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.90%) User Experience
5 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) Statistics
6 2 (1.96%) Photography
6 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.98%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) Windows
2 2 (1.96%) Linux
2 2 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) Data Management
2 14 (13.73%) Data Analysis
3 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 5 (4.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (4.90%) Data Architecture
5 5 (4.90%) Validation
5 5 (4.90%) Scrum
6 4 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (3.92%) CAD
6 4 (3.92%) UML
6 4 (3.92%) RUP
6 4 (3.92%) Data Modelling
6 4 (3.92%) Open Source
7 3 (2.94%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (2.94%) TDD
7 3 (2.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) C#
2 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.76%) Python
4 11 (10.78%) SQL
5 10 (9.80%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.92%) Java
6 4 (3.92%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.96%) Perl
7 2 (1.96%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.65%) Degree
3 13 (12.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.96%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.98%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 46 (45.10%) ESRI
2 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.49%) Mapinfo
3 11 (10.78%) Oracle
4 4 (3.92%) i2
5 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.96%) Juniper
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (0.98%) IBM
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe
6 1 (0.98%) Google