The table below looks at the statistics for ArcSDE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcSDE over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ESRI ArcSDE
Rank 566 562 527
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -35
Contract jobs citing ArcSDE 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.008% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.045% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
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£400 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00

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
9391 8858 8065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.62% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5203 4518
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 306 400
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.72 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

ArcSDE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ArcSDE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

ArcSDE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ArcSDE
Daily Rate Trend

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

ArcSDE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ArcSDE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcSDE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

ArcSDE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ArcSDE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ArcSDE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ArcSDE
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSDE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 -15 6 £400 -
South East - 4 £400 -
South West - 1 £450 -
Leeds - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Tetbury - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

ArcSDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ArcSDE 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 ArcSDE.

1 16 (100.00%) GIS
1 16 (100.00%) ArcGIS
2 13 (81.25%) ESRI
3 9 (56.25%) ArcObjects
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) Python
6 6 (37.50%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Mapinfo
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) NUnit
9 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
9 3 (18.75%) WebLOAD
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) JUnit
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) Code Coverage
9 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
10 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 2 (12.50%) MVC
10 2 (12.50%) Workflow
10 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (12.50%) SOAP
10 2 (12.50%) MySQL
10 2 (12.50%) Reference Data

ArcSDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ArcSDE 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 ArcSDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (100.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
1 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
1 3 (18.75%) NUnit
1 3 (18.75%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) GIS Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) ArcObjects
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) GIS
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Code Coverage
2 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Legato
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) ESRI
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Mapinfo
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) VMware