Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 766 806 799
Rank change year-on-year +40 -7 -32
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 65 67 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.068% 0.063%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 29
England median daily rate £400 £160 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -60.49% +12.03%
10th Percentile £208 £150 £246
90th Percentile £613 £451 £525
UK median daily rate £388 £225 £415
% change year-on-year +72.22% -45.78% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 9
England median hourly rate £20.67 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.00% +8.33% -51.52%
10th Percentile £14.13 £11.10 £11.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £33.75 £22.95
UK median hourly rate £20.67 £14.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +47.64% -27.27% -22.22%

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 15662 18245 18668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.68% 18.59% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10357 11928 11888
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 457 552
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.22 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ArcGIS in England

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ArcGIS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcGIS in England

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ArcGIS in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ArcGIS in England

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcGIS in England

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ArcGIS in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor 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 18 November 2017. 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
Midlands +40 17 £337 +113.65%
London -15 16 £410 +173.33%
West Midlands +49 15 £337 +113.65%
South East +19 14 £300 - 2
South West +18 10 £563 +32.35%
North of England +49 7 £298 -3.25%
Yorkshire +9 5 £298 -
East Midlands +7 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
ArcGIS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 44 (67.69%) GIS
2 27 (41.54%) Security Cleared
3 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
4 19 (29.23%) ESRI
5 18 (27.69%) Analytics
6 17 (26.15%) QGIS
6 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
7 16 (24.62%) Oracle
8 15 (23.08%) Python
9 14 (21.54%) ETL
10 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 12 (18.46%) Oracle EDQ
11 12 (18.46%) Pentaho
11 12 (18.46%) Cognos
11 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.92%) SQL
12 11 (16.92%) Degree
12 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (16.92%) Big Data
12 11 (16.92%) Geospatial Data
13 10 (15.38%) Database Security
13 10 (15.38%) Data Guard
13 10 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
13 10 (15.38%) Data Management
13 10 (15.38%) Migration
13 10 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (15.38%) OLAP
14 9 (13.85%) SAS

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 9 (13.85%) SAS
2 6 (9.23%) nginx
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.08%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.54%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Stata
2 3 (4.62%) SPSS
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Link 16
2 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (67.69%) GIS
2 17 (26.15%) QGIS
3 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (18.46%) Pentaho
5 11 (16.92%) Big Data
5 11 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (16.92%) Geospatial Data
5 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
6 10 (15.38%) OLAP
6 10 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (12.31%) Spatial Data
8 6 (9.23%) Apache Hive
8 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
8 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
9 4 (6.15%) Text Mining
10 3 (4.62%) QlikView
11 2 (3.08%) Data Mart
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
1 6 (9.23%) Maven
1 6 (9.23%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.08%) ERwin
3 2 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Publishing
4 3 (4.62%) Military
5 2 (3.08%) Avionics
5 2 (3.08%) Electronics
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) DBA
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (15.38%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Developer
5 8 (12.31%) GIS Specialist
5 8 (12.31%) GIS Technician
6 7 (10.77%) Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) Administrator
7 6 (9.23%) Security Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) GIS Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Spatial Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.62%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Database Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Security Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Assurance Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Security Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) ModSecurity
1 5 (7.69%) WPF
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) COM
3 2 (3.08%) CSS
3 2 (3.08%) DCOM
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) HTML5
4 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.54%) CSS3
4 1 (1.54%) D3.js
4 1 (1.54%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.54%) Highcharts JS
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
4 1 (1.54%) OpenLayers
4 1 (1.54%) React
4 1 (1.54%) REST
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.62%) Linked Data
4 2 (3.08%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.08%) RIA
5 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) CentOS
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
1 6 (9.23%) Unix
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Analytics
2 14 (21.54%) ETL
3 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (15.38%) Data Management
4 10 (15.38%) Database Security
4 10 (15.38%) Migration
5 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.85%) Spatial Analysis
6 8 (12.31%) Statistics
7 7 (10.77%) DevOps
8 6 (9.23%) Information Management
8 6 (9.23%) OWASP
8 6 (9.23%) SIEM
8 6 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.69%) UML
10 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.15%) Machine Learning
10 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) Python
2 11 (16.92%) SQL
3 8 (12.31%) R
4 6 (9.23%) C#
4 6 (9.23%) Dart
5 3 (4.62%) C
5 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.62%) XAML
6 2 (3.08%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 2 (3.08%) Perl
6 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.08%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) Security Cleared
2 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) Degree
4 6 (9.23%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (9.23%) CLAS
5 4 (6.15%) CISSP
5 4 (6.15%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) Postgraduate
6 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) JSP 440
2 4 (6.15%) QA
3 2 (3.08%) MIL-STD-1553
4 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle EDQ
2 10 (15.38%) Data Guard
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (9.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) ESRI
2 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.62%) Oracle
4 12 (18.46%) Cognos
5 8 (12.31%) Mapinfo
6 6 (9.23%) Cloudera
6 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.15%) SAP
8 2 (3.08%) IBM
8 2 (3.08%) Informatica
8 2 (3.08%) OpenText
8 2 (3.08%) Syncsort
8 2 (3.08%) Talend
9 1 (1.54%) Citrix
9 1 (1.54%) Google
9 1 (1.54%) Twitter
9 1 (1.54%) Xamarin