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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 561 542 491
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -51
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 30 22 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.043% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.24% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 31
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £90.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+566.66% -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £90.00 £13.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+566.66% -21.73%

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
9762 9128 8712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.10% 17.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6311 5533 4913
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 373 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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 29 December 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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -7 28 £375 -14.28% 5
South West -21 10 £375 -14.28% 3
London +11 8 £325 +18.18%
South East -27 4 £400 +14.28% 2
North West -3 3 £400 -19.59%
Surrey -7 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £375 - 3
Manchester - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
Leeds - 2 £275 -
Wales - 2 £350 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £400 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Tetbury - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 72 (73.47%) GIS
2 55 (56.12%) ESRI
3 41 (41.84%) SQL
4 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
5 32 (32.65%) .NET
6 28 (28.57%) Python
7 26 (26.53%) Data Management
8 25 (25.51%) Degree
9 24 (24.49%) C#
10 21 (21.43%) ETL
11 18 (18.37%) Java
11 18 (18.37%) Google
12 17 (17.35%) Google Maps API
13 16 (16.33%) REST
13 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (15.31%) Oracle
14 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
15 14 (14.29%) SOAP
16 13 (13.27%) Scrum
16 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
17 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
17 12 (12.24%) Web Development
17 12 (12.24%) VB.NET
18 11 (11.22%) Web Services
18 11 (11.22%) XML
18 11 (11.22%) MS Access
18 11 (11.22%) HTTP
18 11 (11.22%) WSDL
18 11 (11.22%) SSL
18 11 (11.22%) JMS

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 9 (9.18%) ArcSDE
2 8 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (2.04%) Drupal
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.02%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) ArcInfo
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
2 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.02%) MicroStation
3 1 (1.02%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) HTTP
1 11 (11.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) MS Access
2 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 6 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.04%) MySQL
9 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.02%) SSDT
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.02%) OLTP
10 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.02%) NUnit
General
1 2 (2.04%) Local Government
2 1 (1.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Developer
2 20 (20.41%) GIS Developer
3 19 (19.39%) Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) GIS Technician
5 10 (10.20%) GIS Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) GIS Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Administrator
10 4 (4.08%) Senior GIS Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.04%) GIS Manager
11 2 (2.04%) Data Manager
11 2 (2.04%) Data Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) Trainer
12 1 (1.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.65%) .NET
2 17 (17.35%) Google Maps API
3 16 (16.33%) REST
4 14 (14.29%) SOAP
5 11 (11.22%) Web Services
5 11 (11.22%) XML
5 11 (11.22%) JMS
5 11 (11.22%) WSDL
6 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET
6 10 (10.20%) HTML
7 8 (8.16%) CSS
8 7 (7.14%) ArcObjects
9 6 (6.12%) WCF
9 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (5.10%) CSS3
10 5 (5.10%) HTML5
11 4 (4.08%) jQuery
11 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.08%) Ajax
11 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (73.47%) GIS
2 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.22%) Data Integration
3 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.14%) Open Source
5 6 (6.12%) Statistics
6 5 (5.10%) User Experience
6 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.04%) Data Conversion
8 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.02%) Clustering
9 1 (1.02%) Neural Network
9 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.02%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Data Management
2 21 (21.43%) ETL
3 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.27%) Scrum
5 12 (12.24%) Web Development
6 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.22%) CAD
7 10 (10.20%) UML
7 10 (10.20%) TOGAF
8 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.18%) SysML
9 8 (8.16%) ITIL
9 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.16%) MVC
9 8 (8.16%) Asset Management
10 7 (7.14%) Cartography
10 7 (7.14%) Project Management
11 4 (4.08%) Workflow
11 4 (4.08%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.84%) SQL
2 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.57%) Python
4 24 (24.49%) C#
5 18 (18.37%) Java
6 12 (12.24%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.06%) C
8 3 (3.06%) R
9 2 (2.04%) VBA
9 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.02%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 25 (25.51%) Degree
2 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
Vendors
1 55 (56.12%) ESRI
2 18 (18.37%) Google
3 15 (15.31%) Oracle
4 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.08%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.02%) Tableau
7 1 (1.02%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.02%) Citrix
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