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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 600 610 583
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 53 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.082% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.53% 0.46% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 18
Median daily rate £160 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.46 £46.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%

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
10060 10417 10069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.59% 17.84% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6575 6532 5873
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 333 429
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 26 August 2016.

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 30 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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 41 £158 -52.45% 3
London +4 21 £150 -44.18% 1
Scotland +15 7 £225 +73.07%
South East +11 6 £300 -7.69% 1
Yorkshire +4 6 - -
Leeds - 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 6 - -
Edinburgh +4 5 - -
Hampshire +8 4 - -
South Wales +20 3 £255 -38.55%
East of England +18 3 - -
Wales +13 3 £255 -25.81%
Hertfordshire +11 3 - -
North West - 3 £325 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Newport - 2 £160 -
Cheshire - 2 £325 -
Warrington - 2 £325 -
Cardiff +19 1 £350 -15.66%
Glasgow +10 1 - -
Berkshire +2 1 £300 -
South West -2 1 - -
Dorset -3 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £158 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £158 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £388 -

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 54 (70.13%) GIS
2 45 (58.44%) ESRI
3 20 (25.97%) SQL
4 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
6 14 (18.18%) .NET
6 14 (18.18%) Python
6 14 (18.18%) QGIS
7 12 (15.58%) Smallworld
7 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
8 11 (14.29%) GeoServer
8 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 11 (14.29%) Oracle
8 11 (14.29%) Java
9 10 (12.99%) TDD
9 10 (12.99%) Open Source
10 9 (11.69%) Degree
10 9 (11.69%) HTML
11 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
11 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
11 8 (10.39%) Windows
11 8 (10.39%) HTML5
11 8 (10.39%) BDD
11 8 (10.39%) User Experience
12 7 (9.09%) GPON
12 7 (9.09%) Presales
12 7 (9.09%) Business Development
12 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.09%) CSS

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 12 (15.58%) Smallworld
2 11 (14.29%) GeoServer
3 6 (7.79%) Drupal
3 6 (7.79%) SAS
4 5 (6.49%) Apache
4 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
4 5 (6.49%) CMS
4 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (3.90%) ArcSDE
7 1 (1.30%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.30%) Perch
7 1 (1.30%) SilverStripe
7 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) AutoCAD
2 5 (6.49%) Stata
3 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.60%) MS Office
5 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) DOCSIS
1 7 (9.09%) GPON
1 7 (9.09%) VDSL
2 3 (3.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (70.13%) GIS
2 14 (18.18%) QGIS
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.49%) Big Data
5 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.49%) Text Mining
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.19%) Spatial Data
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.30%) MS Access
8 1 (1.30%) MySQL
8 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.90%) Gradle
3 3 (3.90%) JBehave
3 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 3 (3.90%) Maven
3 3 (3.90%) Selenium
General
1 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) GIS Technician
4 9 (11.69%) Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) GIS Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Planning Manager
6 6 (7.79%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Applications Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Drupal Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Telecoms Planner
7 5 (6.49%) Web Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Open Source Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Statistical Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) GIS Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Information Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Spatial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) .NET
2 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
3 9 (11.69%) HTML
4 8 (10.39%) HTML5
5 7 (9.09%) CSS
6 6 (7.79%) Ember.js
7 5 (6.49%) ArcObjects
7 5 (6.49%) Backbone.js
7 5 (6.49%) CSS3
7 5 (6.49%) Node.js
7 5 (6.49%) React
8 4 (5.19%) Dojo
8 4 (5.19%) jQuery
8 4 (5.19%) OpenLayers
8 4 (5.19%) PostGIS
8 4 (5.19%) Web Services
9 3 (3.90%) Leaflet
10 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.60%) Apache Flex
10 2 (2.60%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) User Experience
3 5 (6.49%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.49%) Statistics
3 5 (6.49%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.60%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.30%) Photography
7 1 (1.30%) Social Network
7 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.99%) Open Source
2 10 (12.99%) TDD
3 8 (10.39%) BDD
4 7 (9.09%) B2B
4 7 (9.09%) Business Development
4 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.09%) Network Design
4 7 (9.09%) Presales
5 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.49%) Automated Testing
6 5 (6.49%) Content Management
6 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.49%) ETL
6 5 (6.49%) Front End Development
6 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.49%) Migration
6 5 (6.49%) Project Management
6 5 (6.49%) Scrum
6 5 (6.49%) Spatial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.18%) Python
4 11 (14.29%) Java
5 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.79%) PHP
7 5 (6.49%) R
8 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.90%) C
9 3 (3.90%) C#
10 2 (2.60%) C++
10 2 (2.60%) Lua
10 2 (2.60%) Ruby
10 2 (2.60%) VBA
11 1 (1.30%) Perl
11 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) GxP
2 2 (2.60%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 45 (58.44%) ESRI
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Mapinfo
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 2 (2.60%) NetApp
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) SIMUL8