Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 600 821 832
Rank change year-on-year +221 +11 -75
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 82 56 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.058% 0.046%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 20
Median daily rate £413 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +42.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £228 £140 £233
90th Percentile £565 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +3.27% +17.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88% +2.26%
10th Percentile £10.06 £9.98 £11.41
90th Percentile £24.50 £23.20 £35.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.60 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -5.36% -15.79%

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 8,791 15,586 16,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.41% 16.08% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,502 10,032 11,063
Median daily rate £460 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £408
% change year-on-year -1.16% +5.52% +4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 311 374
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.94% -0.19% -1.08%
10th Percentile £11.89 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.06% -2.86% -7.89%

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ArcGIS.

Daily rate trend for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ArcGIS over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ArcGIS.

Hourly rate trend for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ArcGIS over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 15 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 8 April 2020. 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 +206 67 £426 -14.80% 11
UK excluding London +161 63 £426 +3.27% 9
Midlands +76 18 £444 -
London +128 13 £375 -25.00% 2
South West +47 12 £451 -
West Midlands +69 11 £538 -
South East +106 9 £400 -20.99%
Scotland +40 9 £300 +17.65%
North of England +72 7 £560 +250.00%
East of England +42 7 £338 - 9
East Midlands +35 7 £431 -
Yorkshire +53 5 - -
North West +39 2 £560 +250.00%
Wales +28 1 - -
Work from Home - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 63 (76.83%) GIS
2 46 (56.10%) ESRI
3 27 (32.93%) Python
4 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
5 24 (29.27%) QGIS
6 23 (28.05%) Geospatial Data
6 23 (28.05%) Oracle
7 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
8 18 (21.95%) Public Sector
9 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (18.29%) ETL
11 12 (14.63%) SQL
11 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
12 11 (13.41%) Spatial Data
13 10 (12.20%) npm
13 10 (12.20%) Java
14 9 (10.98%) HTML
14 9 (10.98%) Test Scripting
14 9 (10.98%) GDPR
14 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.98%) Azure
14 9 (10.98%) Open Source
14 9 (10.98%) R
14 9 (10.98%) PostGIS
14 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
15 8 (9.76%) AngularJS
15 8 (9.76%) DevOps
15 8 (9.76%) REST
15 8 (9.76%) Remote Sensing
15 8 (9.76%) Test Automation

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 5 (6.10%) GeoServer
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.22%) Smallworld
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) npm
2 9 (10.98%) Azure
3 5 (6.10%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.44%) AWS
4 2 (2.44%) IaaS
4 2 (2.44%) PaaS
4 2 (2.44%) SaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.22%) GCP
5 1 (1.22%) Office 365
5 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (76.83%) GIS
2 24 (29.27%) QGIS
3 23 (28.05%) Geospatial Data
4 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
5 11 (13.41%) Spatial Data
6 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.10%) Power BI
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.66%) Big Data
9 3 (3.66%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.44%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Grunt
1 7 (8.54%) gulp
1 7 (8.54%) Selenium
2 6 (7.32%) JIRA
3 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) RSpec
General
1 18 (21.95%) Public Sector
2 6 (7.32%) Local Government
3 3 (3.66%) Legal
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) French Language
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Analyst
2 19 (23.17%) Developer
3 16 (19.51%) GIS Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) GIS Technician
5 8 (9.76%) Data Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) GIS Specialist
6 7 (8.54%) GIS Data Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) GIS Architect
7 5 (6.10%) GIS Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Data Scientist
8 4 (4.88%) Data Technician
8 4 (4.88%) Geospatial Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Power BI Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Senior GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) HTML
1 9 (10.98%) PostGIS
2 8 (9.76%) AngularJS
2 8 (9.76%) REST
3 7 (8.54%) CSS
4 6 (7.32%) .NET
4 6 (7.32%) Web Services
5 5 (6.10%) React
6 3 (3.66%) .NET Core
6 3 (3.66%) XML
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.44%) RESTful
7 2 (2.44%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.22%) Google Maps API
8 1 (1.22%) jQuery
8 1 (1.22%) KML
8 1 (1.22%) pytest
8 1 (1.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.44%) Lidar
2 2 (2.44%) Photography
3 1 (1.22%) LLPG
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) NHS
3 1 (1.22%) PKI
3 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Windows 10
2 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.10%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (3.66%) Linux
5 2 (2.44%) VMS
6 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.29%) ETL
3 9 (10.98%) Open Source
3 9 (10.98%) Test Scripting
4 8 (9.76%) DevOps
4 8 (9.76%) Remote Sensing
4 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
5 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.32%) Data Science
5 6 (7.32%) Scrum
6 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.10%) Data Management
6 5 (6.10%) Data Transformation
6 5 (6.10%) Mathematics
6 5 (6.10%) Spatial Analysis
7 4 (4.88%) Image Processing
7 4 (4.88%) ITIL
7 4 (4.88%) Web Development
7 4 (4.88%) Workflow
7 4 (4.88%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) Python
2 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.63%) SQL
4 10 (12.20%) Java
5 9 (10.98%) R
6 7 (8.54%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.88%) C#
8 4 (4.88%) VB
9 3 (3.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (2.44%) C
10 2 (2.44%) C++
10 2 (2.44%) PHP
10 2 (2.44%) Ruby
11 1 (1.22%) Java 8
11 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) Degree
3 7 (8.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) GDPR
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.66%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) ESRI
2 23 (28.05%) Oracle
3 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.54%) Mapinfo
5 5 (6.10%) VMware
6 4 (4.88%) Lumension
6 4 (4.88%) SAP
6 4 (4.88%) Sophos
7 3 (3.66%) Mapbox
8 2 (2.44%) Cisco
9 1 (1.22%) Google
9 1 (1.22%) Intergraph