Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 768 773
Rank change year-on-year -51 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 49 82 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.086% 0.096%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 58
UK median daily rate £331 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.77% -23.53% +10.39%
10th Percentile £208 £123 £225
90th Percentile £519 £456 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £425
% change year-on-year +3.54% -23.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 8
UK median hourly rate £18.92 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% -18.92% -26.00%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £32.38 £35.00 £28.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.92 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +30.48% -21.62% -10.84%

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 16,261 16,970 18,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.28% 17.82% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,862 10,931 11,752
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 360 507
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £10.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.05 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.99% - +8.82%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -35 48 £331 +14.05% 7
UK excluding London -31 36 £337 +3.54% 9
London -37 13 £325 +160.00% 2
Midlands +17 12 £337 - 3
West Midlands +17 11 £337 - 3
South East -27 9 £220 -16.19%
South West +7 7 £513 +20.59%
North of England +6 6 £250 -23.08% 1
North West +13 2 - -
Yorkshire -27 2 £250 -44.44% 1
North East - 2 - -
East Midlands -2 1 - -
Scotland -22 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 38 (77.55%) GIS
2 18 (36.73%) ESRI
3 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
4 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 14 (28.57%) Python
5 11 (22.45%) Analytics
5 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (22.45%) Geospatial Data
6 10 (20.41%) Spatial Data
6 10 (20.41%) Big Data
6 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (18.37%) ETL
7 9 (18.37%) SQL
7 9 (18.37%) Oracle
7 9 (18.37%) QGIS
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.29%) SAS
9 7 (14.29%) Cognos
9 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (14.29%) Pentaho
9 7 (14.29%) Data Management
9 7 (14.29%) Degree
9 7 (14.29%) DevOps
9 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 7 (14.29%) Oracle EDQ
10 6 (12.24%) Ansible
10 6 (12.24%) Docker
10 6 (12.24%) Apache Hive
10 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Management

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 7 (14.29%) SAS
2 6 (12.24%) nginx
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.08%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.04%) ArcSDE
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Stata
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) SPSS
3 1 (2.04%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (77.55%) GIS
2 11 (22.45%) Geospatial Data
3 10 (20.41%) Big Data
3 10 (20.41%) Spatial Data
4 9 (18.37%) QGIS
5 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (14.29%) Pentaho
6 6 (12.24%) Apache Hive
6 6 (12.24%) Hadoop
6 6 (12.24%) OLAP
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
8 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
9 3 (6.12%) Text Mining
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (2.04%) CloverETL
11 1 (2.04%) Sagent Data Flow
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
1 6 (12.24%) Maven
1 6 (12.24%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) ERwin
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Publishing
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) GIS Specialist
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) DBA
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (10.20%) Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) GIS Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Spatial Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) GIS Developer
6 3 (6.12%) GIS Technician
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.08%) Database Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Security Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Assurance Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) ModSecurity
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) HTML5
2 1 (2.04%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.08%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Photography
3 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.04%) RIA
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) CentOS
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
1 4 (8.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Analytics
2 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.37%) ETL
4 7 (14.29%) Data Management
4 7 (14.29%) DevOps
5 6 (12.24%) Database Security
5 6 (12.24%) Migration
5 6 (12.24%) OWASP
5 6 (12.24%) Spatial Analysis
5 6 (12.24%) Statistics
5 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.16%) Data Science
7 4 (8.16%) Information Management
7 4 (8.16%) SIEM
8 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (6.12%) Machine Learning
9 2 (4.08%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Python
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Dart
3 6 (12.24%) R
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) Perl
4 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) Degree
4 6 (12.24%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (12.24%) CISSP
4 6 (12.24%) CLAS
5 3 (6.12%) Postgraduate
6 2 (4.08%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) JSP 440
1 6 (12.24%) RMADS
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle EDQ
2 6 (12.24%) Ansible
2 6 (12.24%) Data Guard
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) ESRI
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.29%) Cognos
5 4 (8.16%) Cloudera
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.16%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.04%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Civica
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Informatica
7 1 (2.04%) OpenText
7 1 (2.04%) Syncsort
7 1 (2.04%) Talend