The first table below looks at the demand for ArcObjects skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcObjects over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcGIS ArcObjects
Rank 573 566 578
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing ArcObjects 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.029% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£222 £258 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -28.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £213 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £388 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £70 £258 -
% change year-on-year
-72.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14595 13940 14582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.81% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9429 8825 8863
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 315 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%

ArcObjects
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ArcObjects within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ArcObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ArcObjects
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ArcObjects within the UK.

ArcObjects Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ArcObjects
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

ArcObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ArcObjects
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ArcObjects within the UK.

ArcObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ArcObjects
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 7 £222 -13.98%
South East -12 5 £70 -72.81%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -

ArcObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ArcObjects 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 ArcObjects.

1 14 (100.00%) ESRI
1 14 (100.00%) ArcGIS
2 11 (78.57%) GIS
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle
4 9 (64.29%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) Silverlight
5 6 (42.86%) WCF
5 6 (42.86%) WPF
5 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (42.86%) HTML5
5 6 (42.86%) MVVM
5 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) OOD
5 6 (42.86%) SOA
5 6 (42.86%) UML
5 6 (42.86%) OO
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Statistics
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (28.57%) Java

ArcObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ArcObjects 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 ArcObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (100.00%) ArcGIS
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (21.43%) ArcSDE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) GIS Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) GIS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Senior GIS Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) Silverlight
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) WCF
2 6 (42.86%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
3 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) GIS
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) UML
1 6 (42.86%) OO
1 6 (42.86%) OOD
1 6 (42.86%) SOA
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
1 6 (42.86%) MVVM
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) ESRI
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo