Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 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 > Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 97 94
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 +16
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 6 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.53% 0.29% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% 1.83% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 15
Wales median daily rate - £160 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -62.35% +13.33%
UK median daily rate £400 £225 £415
% change year-on-year +77.78% -45.78% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +257.14% -13.85% -16.67%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 195 218 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.08% 15.98% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 133 256
Wales median daily rate £356 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £138 £263 £248
90th Percentile £525 £611 £488
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £15.59 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.81% -25.77% +10.53%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.95 £10.15
90th Percentile £20.41 £21.58 £36.85
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing ArcGIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for ArcGIS in Wales

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ArcGIS in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcGIS in Wales

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcGIS in Wales

ArcGIS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 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
South Wales +10 6 - -
ArcGIS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 6 (100.00%) GIS
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Mapinfo
2 5 (83.33%) QGIS
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation

ArcGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) GIS
2 5 (83.33%) QGIS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) GIS Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Software Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Mapinfo
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft