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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcGIS ArcObjects
Rank 580 528 576
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +48
Contract jobs citing ArcObjects 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.021% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.047% 0.078% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £398 £258 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.36% -31.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £258 £375
% change year-on-year
- -31.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14764 12753 15212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 26.74% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9559 7969 8989
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 349 383
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 £18.10 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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
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 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (100.00%) ESRI
1 7 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 6 (85.71%) GIS
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) MVVM
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 4 (57.14%) OOD
3 4 (57.14%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) ArcSDE
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

ArcObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (100.00%) ArcGIS
2 3 (42.86%) ArcSDE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) GIS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Senior GIS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) UML
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) ESRI
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle