Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 808 788
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20 +16
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 63 83 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.079% 0.094%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 49
UK median daily rate £331 £225 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.00% -45.78% +18.57%
10th Percentile £202 £150 £231
90th Percentile £505 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £295 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% -30.59% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 14
UK median hourly rate £19.34 £14.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.14% -27.27% -22.22%
10th Percentile £14.55 £11.20 £11.65
90th Percentile £58.75 £32.50 £31.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.67 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +59.00% +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 17146 19447 20002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.47% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12594 12563
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £607 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 481 606
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +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 23 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +8 59 £337 +110.31% 4
UK excluding London +24 46 £300 +1.69% 4
Midlands +40 17 £337 +113.65%
London -23 16 £410 +173.33%
West Midlands +47 15 £337 +113.65%
South East +10 14 £300 - 3
North of England +44 7 £298 -3.25%
Yorkshire +7 5 £298 -
South West -5 4 £513 +20.59%
Wales +10 2 - -
East Midlands -6 2 - -
Scotland -8 2 £195 -13.33%
North East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 43 (68.25%) GIS
2 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
3 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
4 18 (28.57%) Analytics
5 17 (26.98%) QGIS
6 16 (25.40%) ESRI
6 16 (25.40%) Oracle
7 15 (23.81%) Python
8 14 (22.22%) ETL
9 13 (20.63%) Degree
9 13 (20.63%) Data Management
9 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
10 12 (19.05%) Oracle EDQ
10 12 (19.05%) Pentaho
10 12 (19.05%) Cognos
10 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (17.46%) SQL
11 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (17.46%) Geospatial Data
11 11 (17.46%) Spatial Analysis
12 10 (15.87%) Data Guard
12 10 (15.87%) Database Security
12 10 (15.87%) Migration
12 10 (15.87%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (15.87%) Oracle OLAP
12 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
12 10 (15.87%) OLAP
12 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (14.29%) SAS

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 9 (14.29%) SAS
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.17%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.59%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.59%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Stata
2 3 (4.76%) SPSS
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Link 16
2 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (68.25%) GIS
2 17 (26.98%) QGIS
3 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
4 12 (19.05%) Pentaho
5 11 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (17.46%) Geospatial Data
5 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (15.87%) OLAP
6 10 (15.87%) Oracle OLAP
6 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
7 9 (14.29%) Spatial Data
8 6 (9.52%) Big Data
8 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
9 4 (6.35%) Text Mining
10 3 (4.76%) QlikView
11 2 (3.17%) CloverETL
11 2 (3.17%) Data Mart
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (3.17%) PowerCenter
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) ERwin
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.17%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.35%) Publishing
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Military
4 2 (3.17%) Avionics
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) DBA
2 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (15.87%) GIS Specialist
4 8 (12.70%) Developer
4 8 (12.70%) GIS Technician
5 6 (9.52%) Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) GIS Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Spatial Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Database Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) GIS Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) GIS Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Software Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) WPF
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) COM
3 2 (3.17%) CSS
3 2 (3.17%) DCOM
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) HTML5
4 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.59%) CSS3
4 1 (1.59%) D3.js
4 1 (1.59%) Highcharts JS
4 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.59%) ModSecurity
4 1 (1.59%) Node.js
4 1 (1.59%) OpenLayers
4 1 (1.59%) React
4 1 (1.59%) REST
4 1 (1.59%) SOAP
4 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Linked Data
4 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.17%) RIA
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) CentOS
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Analytics
2 14 (22.22%) ETL
3 13 (20.63%) Data Management
4 11 (17.46%) Spatial Analysis
5 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (15.87%) Database Security
5 10 (15.87%) Migration
6 8 (12.70%) Statistics
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.35%) Machine Learning
7 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.35%) UML
7 4 (6.35%) Visualisation
8 3 (4.76%) Data Analytics
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.76%) Validation
9 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) Python
2 11 (17.46%) SQL
3 8 (12.70%) R
4 5 (7.94%) C#
5 3 (4.76%) C
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) XAML
7 1 (1.59%) Dart
7 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.63%) Degree
4 4 (6.35%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) Postgraduate
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.59%) CISSP
6 1 (1.59%) CLAS
6 1 (1.59%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.17%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle EDQ
2 10 (15.87%) Data Guard
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) ESRI
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) Cognos
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.70%) Mapinfo
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Informatica
4 2 (3.17%) OpenText
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Syncsort
4 2 (3.17%) Talend
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
5 1 (1.59%) Xamarin