The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 April 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 / North West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 155
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -30.76% +21.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -14.47% +38.18%  

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 404 684 623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.54% 17.23% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 381 323
Median daily rate £360 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 32
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.54 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.01% +18.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcGIS in the North West

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcGIS in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 North West region with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Geospatial Data

ArcGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) GIS Specialist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI