The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 March 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 407 407
Rank change year-on-year +14 0  
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 9 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.046% 0.085% 0.023%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.50% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
Median daily rate £125 £250 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -35.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £78.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.63 £19.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +46.15%  

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3701 3771 3795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.98% 16.91% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2569 2604 2501
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £294 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 100
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +11.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.80 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcGIS in London

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ArcGIS in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ArcGIS in London

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcGIS in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 London region with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 8 (80.00%) GIS
1 8 (80.00%) ESRI
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Mapinfo
3 4 (40.00%) Smallworld
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSDE
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) A/B Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (10.00%) R
6 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) GISP
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing

ArcGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (40.00%) Smallworld
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSDE
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) QGIS
2 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms Planner
2 2 (20.00%) GIS Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Data Technician
3 1 (10.00%) GIS Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) A/B Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) GISP
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) ESRI
2 4 (40.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle