The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 269 246
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23  
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 17 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.011% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.29% 0.061% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +46.66% -6.25%  
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1318 1629 1538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.00% 18.11% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 1027 937
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcGIS in the South East

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcGIS in the South East

ArcGIS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Buckinghamshire - 13 - -
East Sussex - 4 - - 1
ArcGIS
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 36 (87.80%) GIS
2 29 (70.73%) Mapinfo
3 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 27 (65.85%) QGIS
4 23 (56.10%) Telecoms
5 10 (24.39%) Geospatial Data
6 8 (19.51%) Open Source
6 8 (19.51%) Python
7 7 (17.07%) SQL
7 7 (17.07%) QA
8 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.63%) Coaching
8 6 (14.63%) Data Acquisition
8 6 (14.63%) ESRI
8 6 (14.63%) Data Management
9 5 (12.20%) PHP
10 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (7.32%) VMware
11 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.32%) Google
11 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (7.32%) SAS
11 3 (7.32%) HP
11 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
11 3 (7.32%) Oracle
11 3 (7.32%) ITIL
11 3 (7.32%) DevOps
11 3 (7.32%) GeoServer
11 3 (7.32%) OpenLayers
11 3 (7.32%) Spatial Analysis

ArcGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (7.32%) GeoServer
1 3 (7.32%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (87.80%) GIS
2 27 (65.85%) QGIS
3 10 (24.39%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 2 (4.88%) Spatial Data
General
1 23 (56.10%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) GIS Technician
2 6 (14.63%) Senior Technician
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) GIS Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Senior GIS Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Spatial Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Geospatial Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Graduate GIS Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Interactive Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Google Maps API
1 3 (7.32%) OpenLayers
2 2 (4.88%) Leaflet
2 2 (4.88%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Open Source
2 6 (14.63%) Coaching
2 6 (14.63%) Data Acquisition
2 6 (14.63%) Data Management
2 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.32%) DevOps
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.32%) Spatial Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Password Management
4 2 (4.88%) Privileged Password Management
4 2 (4.88%) Statistics
4 2 (4.88%) User Stories
4 2 (4.88%) Web Development
4 2 (4.88%) Wireframes
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.44%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) R
6 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) vCloud
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Mapinfo
2 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) ESRI
4 3 (7.32%) Google
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) Software AG
6 1 (2.44%) webMethods