The table below looks at the statistics for ArcGIS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcGIS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ESRI ArcGIS
UK
Rank 560 568 558
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 31 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.098% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.58% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 18
Median daily rate £245 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £182 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £90.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -72.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £90.00
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -72.22%

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
7687 8597 8848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 16.90% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 5457 5561
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 238 315
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

ArcGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ArcGIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 26 £200 -55.80% 5
Leeds - 13 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 13 £450 -
Yorkshire - 13 £450 -
South East +26 6 £200 -50.00% 4
Cardiff +16 4 £400 +6.66%
South Wales +14 4 £400 +6.66%
London +11 4 £125 -21.87%
Wales +9 4 £400 -3.03% 2
Hampshire - 4 £200 -
Fareham - 3 £200 -
North West +23 1 £290 -35.55%
South West +17 1 - -
Scotland +6 1 £350 -22.22%
Edinburgh +2 1 £350 -22.22%
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - - 2
East Midlands -2 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £200 -
Southampton - 1 £200 -
Oxford - 1 £325 -
Street - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £200 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 £290 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
West Sussex - 1 £200 -

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ArcGIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 66 (94.29%) GIS
2 38 (54.29%) Degree
3 26 (37.14%) ESRI
4 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (21.43%) Python
6 13 (18.57%) QGIS
7 12 (17.14%) R
8 11 (15.71%) SAS
8 11 (15.71%) SQL
8 11 (15.71%) Stata
8 11 (15.71%) Spatial Analysis
9 9 (12.86%) Spatial Data
9 9 (12.86%) Big Data
10 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.00%) Apache
11 7 (10.00%) Text Mining
11 7 (10.00%) NoSQL
11 7 (10.00%) Apache Spark
11 7 (10.00%) Machine Learning
12 6 (8.57%) Data Management
12 6 (8.57%) Statistics
12 6 (8.57%) Postgraduate
12 6 (8.57%) HTML
12 6 (8.57%) Project Management
13 5 (7.14%) Migration
13 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.14%) ArcSDE
14 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
14 4 (5.71%) GeoServer
14 4 (5.71%) Java

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.71%) SAS
2 7 (10.00%) Apache
2 7 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.14%) ArcSDE
4 4 (5.71%) GeoServer
4 4 (5.71%) Smallworld
5 2 (2.86%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
6 1 (1.43%) Drupal
6 1 (1.43%) Perch
6 1 (1.43%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Stata
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (94.29%) GIS
2 13 (18.57%) QGIS
3 9 (12.86%) Big Data
3 9 (12.86%) Spatial Data
4 7 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.00%) Text Mining
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.86%) MS Access
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.43%) MySQL
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
1 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) GIS Technician
2 12 (17.14%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Spatial Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Statistical Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Data Scientist
6 4 (5.71%) Telecoms Planner
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) GIS Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) Junior
8 2 (2.86%) GIS Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) GIS Architect
8 2 (2.86%) GIS Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) GIS Graduate
8 2 (2.86%) Graduate
8 2 (2.86%) Graduate GIS Technician
8 2 (2.86%) Junior Data Scientist
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (4.29%) PostGIS
3 2 (2.86%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Flex
3 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.86%) CSS
3 2 (2.86%) HTML5
3 2 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (1.43%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.43%) JPA
4 1 (1.43%) JSF
4 1 (1.43%) OpenLayers
4 1 (1.43%) SOAP
4 1 (1.43%) Spring
4 1 (1.43%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) XML
4 1 (1.43%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Statistics
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Photography
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Spatial Analysis
2 7 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 6 (8.57%) Data Management
3 6 (8.57%) Project Management
4 5 (7.14%) Migration
5 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.29%) Open Source
6 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.29%) Web Development
7 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.86%) Mobile Development
7 2 (2.86%) Open Source Development
7 2 (2.86%) Workflow
8 1 (1.43%) Aerial Photography
8 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.43%) Secure Coding
8 1 (1.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) Python
2 12 (17.14%) R
3 11 (15.71%) SQL
4 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) Java
6 2 (2.86%) VBA
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (54.29%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Postgraduate
3 3 (4.29%) ISEB
3 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) PhD
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) GISP
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) ESRI
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) Mapinfo
4 2 (2.86%) Adobe
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.43%) Google