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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 598 591
Rank change year-on-year +37 -7  
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 40 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.050% 0.070%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 0.28% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Median daily rate £481 £375 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.33% -27.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +46.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +316.66% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £12.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +316.66% -17.24%  

ArcGIS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7207 8908 8916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.67% 17.96% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4636 6044 5693
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 211 295
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -2.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ArcGIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +31 17 - - 1
South West +11 8 £575 -
East Midlands - 7 - -
London -9 3 £306 +104.16% 2
West Midlands +19 2 £300 -25.12%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
ArcGIS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 67 (72.04%) GIS
2 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 36 (38.71%) ESRI
4 35 (37.63%) Mapinfo
5 29 (31.18%) Telecoms
5 29 (31.18%) QGIS
6 23 (24.73%) Security Cleared
7 20 (21.51%) Degree
8 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
9 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (16.13%) Windows
10 13 (13.98%) C#
10 13 (13.98%) DevOps
11 12 (12.90%) Geospatial Data
11 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.90%) Python
11 12 (12.90%) UML
11 12 (12.90%) WPF
12 11 (11.83%) Linux
12 11 (11.83%) VB
12 11 (11.83%) .NET
13 10 (10.75%) Oracle
13 10 (10.75%) COM
13 10 (10.75%) DCOM
13 10 (10.75%) OO
13 10 (10.75%) Red Hat
13 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
13 10 (10.75%) Software Testing
13 10 (10.75%) Military

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 8 (8.60%) NServiceBus
2 6 (6.45%) nginx
2 6 (6.45%) SAS
3 5 (5.38%) Smallworld
4 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.23%) Apache
5 3 (3.23%) GeoServer
5 3 (3.23%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.15%) ArcSDE
7 1 (1.08%) CMS
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.15%) Stata
4 1 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) Link 16
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (72.04%) GIS
2 29 (31.18%) QGIS
3 12 (12.90%) Geospatial Data
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.45%) Apache Hive
4 6 (6.45%) Big Data
4 6 (6.45%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.30%) Spatial Data
6 2 (2.15%) MS Access
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.08%) Power BI
7 1 (1.08%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 6 (6.45%) Maven
1 6 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 29 (31.18%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.75%) Avionics
2 10 (10.75%) Military
3 7 (7.53%) Finance
4 3 (3.23%) Electronics
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) GIS Technician
2 13 (13.98%) Consultant
3 10 (10.75%) Developer
4 8 (8.60%) C# Software Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Senior Technician
6 6 (6.45%) Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Architect
7 5 (5.38%) GIS Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.30%) C# WPF Developer
8 4 (4.30%) GIS Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Senior GIS Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Telecoms Planner
8 4 (4.30%) WPF Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) WPF
2 11 (11.83%) .NET
3 10 (10.75%) COM
3 10 (10.75%) DCOM
4 3 (3.23%) Google Maps API
4 3 (3.23%) OpenLayers
5 2 (2.15%) Leaflet
5 2 (2.15%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.08%) JPA
6 1 (1.08%) jQuery
6 1 (1.08%) JSF
6 1 (1.08%) React
6 1 (1.08%) Redux
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.08%) Spring
6 1 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) User Experience
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.30%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.30%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.13%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) CentOS
3 6 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.98%) DevOps
3 12 (12.90%) UML
4 10 (10.75%) OO
4 10 (10.75%) Open Source
4 10 (10.75%) SIEM
4 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
4 10 (10.75%) Software Testing
4 10 (10.75%) SOLID
5 9 (9.68%) Data Management
6 8 (8.60%) Scrum
6 8 (8.60%) Test Strategy
7 7 (7.53%) ITIL
7 7 (7.53%) ITIL V3
7 7 (7.53%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.45%) Coaching
8 6 (6.45%) Data Acquisition
8 6 (6.45%) Information Management
8 6 (6.45%) OWASP
8 6 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) C#
2 12 (12.90%) Python
3 11 (11.83%) VB
4 9 (9.68%) SQL
5 8 (8.60%) C
6 6 (6.45%) Dart
6 6 (6.45%) PHP
7 5 (5.38%) Java
8 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.30%) Perl
9 3 (3.23%) R
10 2 (2.15%) XAML
11 1 (1.08%) C++
11 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.51%) Degree
3 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (6.45%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (6.45%) CLAS
6 6 (6.45%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.30%) CISSP
8 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.08%) GISP
8 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) MIL-STD-1553
2 9 (9.68%) QA
3 6 (6.45%) JSP 440
4 3 (3.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) vCloud
2 6 (6.45%) Docker
3 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Ansible
2 4 (4.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 36 (38.71%) ESRI
3 35 (37.63%) Mapinfo
4 10 (10.75%) Oracle
4 10 (10.75%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.53%) HP
5 7 (7.53%) VMware
6 6 (6.45%) Cloudera
7 4 (4.30%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.30%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.30%) Cisco
7 4 (4.30%) Software AG
7 4 (4.30%) webMethods
8 3 (3.23%) Google
8 3 (3.23%) SAP
8 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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