Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 546 556 798
Rank change year-on-year +10 +242 +32
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 59 65 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.99% 0.97% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 18
10th Percentile £337 £305 £242
25th Percentile £413 £363 £328
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £453
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -6.08% +29.29%
75th Percentile £572 £513 £514
90th Percentile £629 £556 £583
UK median daily rate £475 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.39 £10.00
25th Percentile £10.63 £10.59 £10.29
Median hourly rate £11.33 £14.50 £12.25
Median % change year-on-year -21.90% +18.37% -27.94%
75th Percentile £13.55 £18.00 £18.25
90th Percentile £37.25 £25.50 £21.00
UK median hourly rate £11.33 £14.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year -19.11% +14.29% -27.94%

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 5,980 6,724 13,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.38% 14.35% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,136 4,527 8,706
10th Percentile £300 £269 £288
25th Percentile £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% - +4.40%
75th Percentile £580 £569 £575
90th Percentile £663 £650 £648
UK median daily rate £475 £471 £475
% change year-on-year +0.80% -0.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 154 253
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.54 £11.75
25th Percentile £16.50 £14.76 £12.50
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.95 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +20.30% +14.00% -7.89%
75th Percentile £55.75 £33.56 £34.60
90th Percentile £64.80 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -2.78%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 7 May 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
London -7 23 £475 +26.67% 2
South West +42 11 £513 +7.89% 2
South East +53 8 £450 +16.13%
North of England +42 7 £375 -
Yorkshire +34 5 £235 -
East of England +25 5 £513 +13.89% 2
Midlands +5 3 £600 +35.21% 2
West Midlands -7 3 £600 +11.63% 2
North West +20 2 £388 -
ArcGIS
UK

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 42 (71.19%) GIS
2 30 (50.85%) Social Skills
3 24 (40.68%) Python
4 23 (38.98%) ESRI
5 17 (28.81%) Migration
5 17 (28.81%) Data Migration
6 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
6 16 (27.12%) DevOps
7 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
8 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (20.34%) Oracle
8 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
8 12 (20.34%) Public Sector
9 11 (18.64%) SQL
9 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
10 10 (16.95%) Mapinfo
10 10 (16.95%) VB
10 10 (16.95%) Photoshop
10 10 (16.95%) ITIL
10 10 (16.95%) Windows
10 10 (16.95%) Sophos
10 10 (16.95%) VMware
10 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
10 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
10 10 (16.95%) Visualisation
10 10 (16.95%) Azure
10 10 (16.95%) Systems Engineering
10 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2016

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 5 (8.47%) Apache
2 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.39%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.69%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (16.95%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.08%) MicroStation
4 2 (3.39%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Infor M3
2 3 (5.08%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.69%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Azure
2 6 (10.17%) Power Platform
3 5 (8.47%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (5.08%) AWS
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) 2G
1 4 (6.78%) 3G
1 4 (6.78%) 4G
1 4 (6.78%) 5G
1 4 (6.78%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (71.19%) GIS
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.95%) QGIS
4 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.17%) Power BI
5 6 (10.17%) Spatial Data
6 4 (6.78%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.39%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (1.69%) Big Data
8 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.69%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) ERwin
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (50.85%) Social Skills
2 12 (20.34%) Public Sector
3 5 (8.47%) Local Government
4 4 (6.78%) Publishing
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.69%) Finance
7 1 (1.69%) French Language
7 1 (1.69%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Analyst
1 13 (22.03%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) GIS Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) GIS Technician
5 7 (11.86%) GIS Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Senior GIS Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Geospatial Technician
7 3 (5.08%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Optimisation Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) RAN Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.39%) React Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Python Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior React Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Apache NiFi
1 5 (8.47%) Kafka
1 5 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (8.47%) React
2 4 (6.78%) .NET
3 3 (5.08%) CSS
3 3 (5.08%) CSS3
3 3 (5.08%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) HTML5
3 3 (5.08%) PyTorch
3 3 (5.08%) TensorFlow
4 2 (3.39%) Dask
4 2 (3.39%) OpenLayers
4 2 (3.39%) PostGIS
5 1 (1.69%) Leaflet
5 1 (1.69%) NumPy
5 1 (1.69%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) SCADA
2 3 (5.08%) Lidar
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
1 10 (16.95%) Windows 10
1 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
1 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
1 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2016
1 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Data Migration
1 17 (28.81%) Migration
2 16 (27.12%) DevOps
3 10 (16.95%) ITIL
3 10 (16.95%) Systems Engineering
3 10 (16.95%) Visualisation
4 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (15.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (15.25%) Service Design
4 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
5 8 (13.56%) Analytics
5 8 (13.56%) Image Processing
5 8 (13.56%) Open Source
5 8 (13.56%) Project Management
6 6 (10.17%) Data Management
6 6 (10.17%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (10.17%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) Python
2 11 (18.64%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
3 10 (16.95%) VB
4 8 (13.56%) C
5 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.08%) Scala
7 2 (3.39%) C#
7 2 (3.39%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) ESRI
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle
4 10 (16.95%) Lumension
4 10 (16.95%) Mapinfo
4 10 (16.95%) Sophos
4 10 (16.95%) VMware
5 9 (15.25%) Cisco
6 4 (6.78%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) BiZZdesign
7 1 (1.69%) F5
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com