Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ArcGIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ArcGIS over the 6 months to 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK > England
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 697 461 697
Rank change year-on-year -236 +236 +139
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 63 62 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% 1.39% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 37
10th Percentile £214 £217 £296
25th Percentile £379 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £460 £428
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +7.48% -18.48%
75th Percentile £613 £538 £565
90th Percentile £621 £738 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.17% -14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 16
10th Percentile £17.54 £11.46 £10.04
25th Percentile £18.33 £12.34 £10.51
Median hourly rate £19.67 £13.02 £12.36
Median % change year-on-year +51.09% +5.28% -33.18%
75th Percentile £29.75 £23.00 £15.60
90th Percentile £35.63 £43.13 £21.25
UK median hourly rate £19.67 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +51.27% +8.33% -29.41%

ArcGIS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8,964 4,452 10,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.79% 14.68% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,246 3,046 7,307
10th Percentile £313 £281 £255
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.99% +5.00% -3.23%
75th Percentile £625 £569 £550
90th Percentile £700 £666 £638
UK median daily rate £509 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.05% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 142 242
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.63 £10.60
25th Percentile £16.25 £17.72 £13.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year -10.42% +29.73% -7.50%
75th Percentile £48.74 £45.81 £35.56
90th Percentile £63.67 £60.93 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £22.82 £24.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.80% +20.73% +2.50%

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ArcGIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ArcGIS in England

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ArcGIS in England.

Daily rate trend for ArcGIS in England

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ArcGIS in England over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ArcGIS in England

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ArcGIS in England.

Hourly rate trend for ArcGIS in England

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ArcGIS in England over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for ArcGIS in England

ArcGIS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the England region over the 6 months to 28 November 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -91 19 £575 +27.78% 5
London -195 18 £500 +11.17% 4
East of England -52 6 £456 -8.75%
South West -53 6 £400 -30.43% 4
Midlands -69 5 £475 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £475 - 1
North West -58 1 £300 +85.83% 1
North of England -75 1 £300 +85.83% 1
ArcGIS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing ArcGIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 40 (63.49%) GIS
2 31 (49.21%) Security Cleared
3 30 (47.62%) DevOps
4 29 (46.03%) Python
5 28 (44.44%) ESRI
5 28 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 28 (44.44%) VMware
5 28 (44.44%) Ansible
6 25 (39.68%) Windows
7 24 (38.10%) Migration
7 24 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (38.10%) DV Cleared
7 24 (38.10%) Windows 10
8 20 (31.75%) AWS
8 20 (31.75%) Social Skills
9 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
10 18 (28.57%) Open Source
11 17 (26.98%) Linux
12 16 (25.40%) Bash Shell
12 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
12 16 (25.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (25.40%) Kubernetes
12 16 (25.40%) Docker
12 16 (25.40%) Jenkins
13 15 (23.81%) C
14 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
15 13 (20.63%) Image Processing
16 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
16 12 (19.05%) Lumension
16 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012

ArcGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (3.17%) R Markdown
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) ArcSDE
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (19.05%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.17%) SPSS
3 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.59%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.59%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) AWS
2 9 (14.29%) Azure
3 4 (6.35%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.17%) GitHub
4 2 (3.17%) Trello
5 1 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Broadband
1 1 (1.59%) DWDM
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
1 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (63.49%) GIS
2 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (7.94%) QGIS
5 4 (6.35%) Power BI
6 2 (3.17%) Metadata
6 2 (3.17%) Tableau
7 1 (1.59%) Big Data
7 1 (1.59%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.59%) QlikView
7 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
1 16 (25.40%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) RStudio
General
1 20 (31.75%) Social Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Local Government
3 2 (3.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2 (3.17%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Consultant
4 4 (6.35%) Data Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Developer
4 4 (6.35%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) GIS Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) GIS Developer
5 3 (4.76%) GIS Technician
5 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) GIS Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) .NET Core
2 3 (4.76%) CSS
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) Leaflet
3 2 (3.17%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.59%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) LLPG
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) SCADA
3 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) Windows 10
3 17 (26.98%) Linux
4 16 (25.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) DevOps
2 24 (38.10%) Migration
3 18 (28.57%) Open Source
4 13 (20.63%) Image Processing
5 12 (19.05%) Data Migration
5 12 (19.05%) Due Diligence
5 12 (19.05%) ITIL
5 12 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
5 12 (19.05%) Systems Engineering
5 12 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.29%) Service Design
7 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.11%) Visualisation
8 5 (7.94%) Data Science
9 4 (6.35%) Analytics
9 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Python
2 28 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 16 (25.40%) Bash Shell
4 15 (23.81%) C
5 12 (19.05%) VB
6 8 (12.70%) R
7 7 (11.11%) SQL
8 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (38.10%) DV Cleared
3 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.17%) HND
7 1 (1.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) BS7666
System Software
1 24 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (25.40%) Docker
3 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 12 (19.05%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 28 (44.44%) Ansible
2 16 (25.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) ESRI
1 28 (44.44%) VMware
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.05%) Cisco
3 12 (19.05%) Lumension
3 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 12 (19.05%) Sophos
4 4 (6.35%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.17%) EMC
5 2 (3.17%) Mapinfo
5 2 (3.17%) Minitab
6 1 (1.59%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.59%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.59%) AVEVA
6 1 (1.59%) SAP