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 30 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 120 122
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 0 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.34% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -31.57% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 282 470 461
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.83% 17.99% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 287 258
Median daily rate £358 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +0.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.18% -31.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

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 1 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI