Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 811 793
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 -24
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 77 81 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.076% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 0.41% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 45
UK median daily rate £400 £238 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.42% -42.77% +18.57%
10th Percentile £204 £150 £239
90th Percentile £615 £463 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £300 £415
% change year-on-year +12.17% -27.71% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 16
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +257.14% -13.85% -9.72%
10th Percentile £16.15 £11.20 £11.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £32.50 £29.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +284.62% +8.33% -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 16592 19751 20420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.58% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10856 12904 12874
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 513 634
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.45 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

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 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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
England +49 68 £400 +60.00%
UK excluding London +58 62 £337 +12.17%
Midlands +53 20 £337 +2.36%
South East +25 16 £226 -24.58%
West Midlands +37 15 £337 +2.36%
London +6 14 £413 +175.00%
South West +21 9 £575 +35.29%
North of England +55 8 £298 -8.46%
Yorkshire +21 6 £298 -
Wales +12 6 - -
East Midlands +6 5 - -
Scotland +5 3 £195 -13.33%
North East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 52 (67.53%) GIS
2 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
3 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
4 27 (35.06%) SC Cleared
5 23 (29.87%) QGIS
6 21 (27.27%) ESRI
7 17 (22.08%) Mapinfo
7 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
7 17 (22.08%) Analytics
8 15 (19.48%) Oracle
9 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 14 (18.18%) ETL
9 14 (18.18%) Data Management
10 13 (16.88%) Degree
10 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database
11 12 (15.58%) Pentaho
11 12 (15.58%) Oracle EDQ
11 12 (15.58%) Python
11 12 (15.58%) Cognos
12 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (14.29%) Big Data
13 10 (12.99%) Database Security
13 10 (12.99%) Data Guard
13 10 (12.99%) Spatial Analysis
13 10 (12.99%) Geospatial Data
13 10 (12.99%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (12.99%) Migration
13 10 (12.99%) Oracle OLAP

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 (10.39%) SAS
2 6 (7.79%) nginx
3 5 (6.49%) NServiceBus
4 4 (5.19%) Apache
4 4 (5.19%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.30%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.30%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Stata
2 3 (3.90%) SPSS
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Link 16
2 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (67.53%) GIS
2 23 (29.87%) QGIS
3 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database
5 12 (15.58%) Pentaho
6 11 (14.29%) Big Data
6 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (12.99%) Geospatial Data
7 10 (12.99%) OLAP
7 10 (12.99%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (7.79%) Apache Hive
8 6 (7.79%) Hadoop
8 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
8 6 (7.79%) Spatial Data
9 4 (5.19%) Text Mining
10 3 (3.90%) QlikView
11 2 (2.60%) Data Mart
11 2 (2.60%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
1 6 (7.79%) Maven
1 6 (7.79%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.60%) ERwin
3 2 (2.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.79%) Military
3 5 (6.49%) Avionics
3 5 (6.49%) Finance
4 4 (5.19%) Publishing
5 2 (2.60%) Electronics
5 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) GIS Technician
2 12 (15.58%) DBA
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (12.99%) Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Consultant
5 9 (11.69%) GIS Specialist
6 8 (10.39%) Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Security Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) GIS Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Spatial Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Database Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Security Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Technical Assurance Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Technical Security Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) WPF
2 5 (6.49%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) COM
2 5 (6.49%) DCOM
2 5 (6.49%) ModSecurity
3 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.60%) CSS
3 2 (2.60%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) HTML5
3 2 (2.60%) React
4 1 (1.30%) CSS3
4 1 (1.30%) D3.js
4 1 (1.30%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.30%) Highcharts JS
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.30%) REST
4 1 (1.30%) SOAP
4 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) User Experience
3 3 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.90%) Linked Data
4 2 (2.60%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.60%) RIA
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) CentOS
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
1 6 (7.79%) Unix
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Analytics
2 14 (18.18%) Data Management
2 14 (18.18%) ETL
3 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.99%) Database Security
4 10 (12.99%) Migration
4 10 (12.99%) Spatial Analysis
5 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.39%) UML
7 7 (9.09%) DevOps
7 7 (9.09%) Statistics
8 6 (7.79%) Information Management
8 6 (7.79%) OWASP
8 6 (7.79%) SIEM
8 6 (7.79%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (6.49%) OO
9 5 (6.49%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.49%) SOLID
9 5 (6.49%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) Python
2 10 (12.99%) SQL
3 9 (11.69%) C#
4 7 (9.09%) R
5 6 (7.79%) C
5 6 (7.79%) Dart
6 5 (6.49%) VB
7 3 (3.90%) XAML
8 2 (2.60%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.60%) Perl
8 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
2 27 (35.06%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.88%) Degree
4 6 (7.79%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (7.79%) CLAS
5 5 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.19%) CISSP
6 4 (5.19%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) JSP 440
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 5 (6.49%) MIL-STD-1553
3 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle EDQ
2 10 (12.99%) Data Guard
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (7.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.27%) ESRI
3 17 (22.08%) Mapinfo
4 15 (19.48%) Oracle
5 12 (15.58%) Cognos
6 6 (7.79%) Cloudera
6 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.19%) SAP
8 2 (2.60%) IBM
8 2 (2.60%) Informatica
8 2 (2.60%) OpenText
8 2 (2.60%) Syncsort
8 2 (2.60%) Talend
9 1 (1.30%) Citrix
9 1 (1.30%) Google
9 1 (1.30%) Twitter
9 1 (1.30%) Xamarin