Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 826 789
Rank change year-on-year +71 -37 -14
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 103 83 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.077% 0.084%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.63% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 22
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +13.21% -15.87%
10th Percentile £204 £150 £201
90th Percentile £586 £550 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -25.00% +23.08% -21.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 13
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% +13.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.25 £24.00 £31.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +233.33% +25.00% -22.58%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16254 19893 20130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.86% 18.34% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10512 13085 12442
UK median daily rate £435 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 492 693
UK median hourly rate £19.82 £20.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.82% +1.95% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.75 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.16% +3.65% +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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 13 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 19 August 2017. 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
UK excluding London +106 89 £300 -25.00% 3
England +67 81 £400 +1.59% 4
South East +44 32 £294 +10.85%
Midlands +46 19 £300 -25.13%
Wales +19 15 - -
East Midlands -6 12 £275 -31.25%
South West +14 11 £563 -
London +11 10 £425 +183.33% 1
North of England +58 7 £298 -40.50% 1
West Midlands +46 7 £350 -9.74%
Yorkshire +31 7 £298 -
Scotland +22 4 £163 -27.78%
East of England -13 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 75 (72.82%) GIS
2 55 (53.40%) Microsoft
3 42 (40.78%) Mapinfo
3 42 (40.78%) QGIS
4 36 (34.95%) Telecoms
5 29 (28.16%) ESRI
6 27 (26.21%) Security Cleared
7 25 (24.27%) SC Cleared
8 17 (16.50%) Data Management
9 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
9 15 (14.56%) Degree
10 14 (13.59%) C#
11 13 (12.62%) UML
11 13 (12.62%) WPF
11 13 (12.62%) Geospatial Data
12 12 (11.65%) QA
12 12 (11.65%) Python
13 11 (10.68%) Windows
13 11 (10.68%) SQL
13 11 (10.68%) VB
13 11 (10.68%) .NET
13 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
13 11 (10.68%) Military
13 11 (10.68%) User Experience
14 10 (9.71%) SOLID
14 10 (9.71%) Avionics
14 10 (9.71%) Software Testing
14 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (9.71%) Oracle
14 10 (9.71%) COM

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 8 (7.77%) NServiceBus
2 6 (5.83%) nginx
3 4 (3.88%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.94%) Apache
4 2 (1.94%) SAS
4 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.97%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.97%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.94%) SPSS
3 2 (1.94%) Stata
4 1 (0.97%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) Link 16
2 3 (2.91%) SSH
3 1 (0.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (72.82%) GIS
2 42 (40.78%) QGIS
3 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
4 13 (12.62%) Geospatial Data
5 7 (6.80%) Big Data
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.83%) Apache Hive
6 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.83%) Spatial Data
7 5 (4.85%) Pentaho
8 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.88%) OLAP
8 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.88%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (2.91%) MS Access
10 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.94%) QlikView
11 1 (0.97%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.97%) Sagent Data Flow
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.83%) Maven
1 6 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.97%) JIRA
3 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 36 (34.95%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.68%) Military
3 10 (9.71%) Avionics
4 9 (8.74%) Finance
5 4 (3.88%) Marketing
6 3 (2.91%) Electronics
6 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.97%) Legal
8 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (42.72%) GIS Technician
2 13 (12.62%) Consultant
2 13 (12.62%) Developer
3 8 (7.77%) Analyst
3 8 (7.77%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (7.77%) GIS Specialist
3 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 8 (7.77%) Software Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Senior Technician
5 6 (5.83%) GIS Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) GIS Consultant
5 6 (5.83%) Security Consultant
6 5 (4.85%) C# Developer
6 5 (4.85%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (4.85%) DBA
6 5 (4.85%) WPF Developer
7 4 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (3.88%) Senior GIS Consultant
7 4 (3.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) WPF
2 11 (10.68%) .NET
3 10 (9.71%) COM
3 10 (9.71%) DCOM
4 4 (3.88%) Google Maps API
4 4 (3.88%) OpenLayers
5 3 (2.91%) Leaflet
5 3 (2.91%) Sass
6 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.94%) jQuery
6 2 (1.94%) PostGIS
6 2 (1.94%) React
6 2 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.94%) Web Services
7 1 (0.97%) Ajax
7 1 (0.97%) HTML5
7 1 (0.97%) JSON
7 1 (0.97%) Node.js
7 1 (0.97%) Redux
7 1 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) User Experience
2 3 (2.91%) Driving Licence
2 3 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (0.97%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (0.97%) Linked Data
4 1 (0.97%) Photography
4 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.97%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
2 9 (8.74%) Linux
3 6 (5.83%) CentOS
3 6 (5.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) Data Management
2 13 (12.62%) UML
3 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
4 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.71%) OO
4 10 (9.71%) Software Testing
4 10 (9.71%) SOLID
5 9 (8.74%) Analytics
5 9 (8.74%) Open Source
6 8 (7.77%) Scrum
6 8 (7.77%) Spatial Analysis
6 8 (7.77%) Test Strategy
7 7 (6.80%) DevOps
8 6 (5.83%) Coaching
8 6 (5.83%) Data Acquisition
8 6 (5.83%) Information Management
8 6 (5.83%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.83%) OWASP
8 6 (5.83%) SIEM
8 6 (5.83%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) C#
2 12 (11.65%) Python
3 11 (10.68%) SQL
3 11 (10.68%) VB
4 9 (8.74%) C
5 6 (5.83%) Dart
5 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.91%) R
6 3 (2.91%) XAML
7 2 (1.94%) Java
7 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.94%) Perl
7 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) C++
8 1 (0.97%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) Security Cleared
2 25 (24.27%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.56%) Degree
4 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (5.83%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (5.83%) CLAS
7 4 (3.88%) CISSP
8 2 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.97%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) QA
2 10 (9.71%) MIL-STD-1553
3 6 (5.83%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) vCloud
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Ansible
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (3.88%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 55 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 42 (40.78%) Mapinfo
3 29 (28.16%) ESRI
4 10 (9.71%) Oracle
5 6 (5.83%) Cloudera
5 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.85%) Cognos
7 4 (3.88%) Google
7 4 (3.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) IBM
8 1 (0.97%) Informatica
8 1 (0.97%) OpenText
8 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.97%) Syncsort
8 1 (0.97%) Talend
8 1 (0.97%) Twitter
8 1 (0.97%) VMware
8 1 (0.97%) Xamarin