The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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 / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 145 129
Rank change year-on-year +31 -16  
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.87% 0.94% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £130 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +51.72% -9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 345 638 518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.65% 21.69% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 632 403
Median daily rate £375 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £223 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 32 25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.38% +157.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.48 £14.12 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for ArcGIS in Scotland

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcGIS in Scotland

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcGIS in Scotland

ArcGIS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh +15 3 £130 -
ArcGIS
UK

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

1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) ESRI
2 2 (66.67%) Spatial Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Photography
3 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Records Management
3 1 (33.33%) Aerial Photography
3 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining

ArcGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) GIS Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technology Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (33.33%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Sensing
2 2 (66.67%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Aerial Photography
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Records Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) ESRI