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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ESRI ArcGIS
UK
Rank 516 589 575
Rank change year-on-year +73 -14  
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 67 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.096% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.86% 0.56% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 22
Median daily rate £275 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £202 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -35.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £16.63 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.72% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.40 £86.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.63 £19.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +46.15%  

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 7799 9160 9338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.21% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5106 5825 5538
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 226 346
Median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 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
England +62 53 £218 -45.62% 8
South East +31 24 £250 +8.69% 3
London +23 9 £125 -50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 9 - -
Aylesbury -8 9 - -
Newport - 9 - -
South Wales - 9 - -
Wales - 9 - -
Yorkshire - 8 - -
Hampshire - 8 £213 - 1
Leeds - 8 - -
West Yorkshire - 8 - -
South West +9 6 £210 -
East Midlands +1 6 £275 -31.25% 3
Lincolnshire - 4 - - 2
Southampton - 3 £200 -
Surrey - 3 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 -
East Sussex - 2 - - 2
Brighton - 2 - - 2
Andover - 2 £725 -
Fareham - 2 £200 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £275 - 1
Dorset +5 1 £210 -
Bristol - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £200 -
Wimborne - 1 £210 -
Portsmouth - 1 £200 -
Nottingham - 1 £275 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £275 -

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 74 (76.29%) GIS
2 34 (35.05%) QGIS
3 33 (34.02%) Degree
3 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
4 32 (32.99%) ESRI
5 26 (26.80%) Mapinfo
6 25 (25.77%) MS Excel
7 23 (23.71%) Telecoms
8 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
10 12 (12.37%) Python
10 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
11 11 (11.34%) Geospatial Data
11 11 (11.34%) Linux
12 10 (10.31%) Windows
12 10 (10.31%) Finance
12 10 (10.31%) GeoServer
13 9 (9.28%) OpenLayers
13 9 (9.28%) Google Maps API
13 9 (9.28%) Google
13 9 (9.28%) Oracle
13 9 (9.28%) SAS
14 8 (8.25%) Web Development
15 7 (7.22%) ITIL V3
15 7 (7.22%) Wireframes
15 7 (7.22%) Spatial Data
15 7 (7.22%) DevOps
15 7 (7.22%) vCloud
15 7 (7.22%) Leaflet

ArcGIS
Top Related 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 10 (10.31%) GeoServer
2 9 (9.28%) SAS
3 5 (5.15%) Smallworld
4 4 (4.12%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) ArcSDE
4 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.09%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.06%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.03%) CMS
7 1 (1.03%) Drupal
7 1 (1.03%) IIS
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (1.03%) Perch
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.03%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 25 (25.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Office
2 5 (5.15%) Stata
3 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) SSH
2 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (4.12%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (76.29%) GIS
2 34 (35.05%) QGIS
3 11 (11.34%) Geospatial Data
4 7 (7.22%) Spatial Data
5 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.09%) Big Data
7 3 (3.09%) MySQL
8 2 (2.06%) MS Access
8 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.03%) Power BI
9 1 (1.03%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.03%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 23 (23.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.31%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Avionics
3 4 (4.12%) Military
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (50.52%) GIS Technician
2 13 (13.40%) Developer
3 9 (9.28%) Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Architect
4 8 (8.25%) Web Developer
5 7 (7.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Spatial Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.12%) Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Telecoms Planner
8 3 (3.09%) GIS Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Technician
8 3 (3.09%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Systems Support
8 3 (3.09%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.06%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) Google Maps API
1 9 (9.28%) OpenLayers
2 7 (7.22%) Leaflet
3 6 (6.19%) .NET
4 5 (5.15%) Sass
5 4 (4.12%) COM
5 4 (4.12%) DCOM
5 4 (4.12%) WPF
6 3 (3.09%) HTML
6 3 (3.09%) PostGIS
7 2 (2.06%) Web Services
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.03%) CSS
8 1 (1.03%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.03%) JSF
8 1 (1.03%) SOAP
8 1 (1.03%) Spring
8 1 (1.03%) XML
8 1 (1.03%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) User Experience
3 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.12%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) PKI
5 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Linux
2 10 (10.31%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (8.25%) Web Development
3 7 (7.22%) DevOps
3 7 (7.22%) ITIL
3 7 (7.22%) ITIL V3
3 7 (7.22%) User Stories
3 7 (7.22%) Wireframes
4 6 (6.19%) Data Management
4 6 (6.19%) Open Source
4 6 (6.19%) Project Management
4 6 (6.19%) Spatial Analysis
5 5 (5.15%) Migration
5 5 (5.15%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (5.15%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (5.15%) UML
5 5 (5.15%) Web Design
6 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.12%) OO
6 4 (4.12%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.12%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
2 12 (12.37%) Python
3 7 (7.22%) PHP
4 6 (6.19%) R
4 6 (6.19%) SQL
5 5 (5.15%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) Java
5 5 (5.15%) Perl
5 5 (5.15%) VB
6 3 (3.09%) C
7 1 (1.03%) C++
7 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.03%) VBA
7 1 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (34.02%) Degree
2 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.06%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.03%) GISP
6 1 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) vCloud
2 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 32 (32.99%) ESRI
3 26 (26.80%) Mapinfo
4 9 (9.28%) Google
4 9 (9.28%) Oracle
5 7 (7.22%) HP
5 7 (7.22%) VMware
6 4 (4.12%) 3PAR
6 4 (4.12%) ArcSight
6 4 (4.12%) Cisco
6 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.12%) Software AG
6 4 (4.12%) webMethods
7 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.03%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.03%) SAP
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago