Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ArcGIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ArcGIS over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 743 806
Rank change year-on-year -97 +63 -20
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 44 105 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.66% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 41
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -27.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £228 £123 £225
90th Percentile £540 £526 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £450
% change year-on-year +20.69% -35.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 8
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.63 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.75% -30.73% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.21 £12.00 £16.18
90th Percentile £43.15 £52.50 £27.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.63 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.79% -20.83% +27.27%

ArcGIS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,674 15,852 18,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 17.10% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,051 10,218 11,748
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +5.91% -0.13% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 327 460
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -3.70% +9.46%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.55 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +14.29%

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ArcGIS over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ArcGIS over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -68 42 £350 +27.27% 8
UK excluding London -85 27 £350 +20.69% 8
London -39 17 £300 +140.00%
South East -43 8 £350 +27.27% 1
South West +6 7 £513 +144.05% 2
North of England -23 5 £250 -32.43% 1
Midlands -9 3 - - 3
North West -15 3 - - 1
West Midlands +4 2 - - 3
East of England -1 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -31 2 £250 -44.44%
East Midlands -2 1 - -
Wales -30 1 £248 -38.13%
Scotland -34 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ArcGIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 40 (90.91%) GIS
2 24 (54.55%) ESRI
3 14 (31.82%) Python
4 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (18.18%) Data Management
6 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (15.91%) Spatial Data
7 7 (15.91%) Geospatial Data
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
8 6 (13.64%) CAD
8 6 (13.64%) CISSP
8 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
8 6 (13.64%) RMADS
8 6 (13.64%) Degree
8 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
8 6 (13.64%) Maven
8 6 (13.64%) Apache Hive
8 6 (13.64%) OWASP
8 6 (13.64%) nginx
8 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
8 6 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (13.64%) Big Data
8 6 (13.64%) Ansible
8 6 (13.64%) Docker
8 6 (13.64%) DevOps

ArcGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (13.64%) nginx
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.27%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) MicroStation
2 1 (2.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) LexisNexis TimeMap
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (90.91%) GIS
2 7 (15.91%) Geospatial Data
2 7 (15.91%) Spatial Data
3 6 (13.64%) Apache Hive
3 6 (13.64%) Big Data
3 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (9.09%) QGIS
6 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 6 (13.64%) Maven
1 6 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Electronics
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) GIS Specialist
2 7 (15.91%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) GIS Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Designer
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) GIS Designer
3 6 (13.64%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (9.09%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) GIS Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Data Technician
5 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (6.82%) GIS Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) GIS Technician
6 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) GIS Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) ModSecurity
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 4 (9.09%) JSON
4 3 (6.82%) Lucene
4 3 (6.82%) REST
4 3 (6.82%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) HTML
5 1 (2.27%) HTML5
5 1 (2.27%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Photography
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) CentOS
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
1 4 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Data Management
2 6 (13.64%) CAD
2 6 (13.64%) DevOps
2 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
2 6 (13.64%) OWASP
2 6 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (11.36%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (11.36%) Mobile Development
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Information Management
4 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (9.09%) SIEM
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (6.82%) Open Source
5 3 (6.82%) Product Management
5 3 (6.82%) Spatial Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Python
2 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.64%) Dart
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) R
7 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (13.64%) CISSP
3 6 (13.64%) CLAS
3 6 (13.64%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) GISP
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
1 6 (13.64%) RMADS
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) ESRI
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.27%) Civica
5 1 (2.27%) Mapbox
5 1 (2.27%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.27%) Saba