The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ESRI products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ESRI over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ESRI
Rank 76 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing ESRI 17 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 0.76% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £408 £425 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +57.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £133
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +200.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
ESRI
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
493 393 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.74% 28.92% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 204 199
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.81% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

ESRI
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ESRI across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

ESRI Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ESRI
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ESRI across the Edinburgh region.

ESRI Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ESRI
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ESRI across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

ESRI Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

ESRI
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ESRI across the Edinburgh region.

ESRI Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ESRI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ESRI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ESRI.

1 20 (83.33%) GIS
2 19 (79.17%) Open Source
3 16 (66.67%) REST
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) Java
3 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (66.67%) Web Services
3 16 (66.67%) Python
3 16 (66.67%) PostGIS
3 16 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 15 (62.50%) Leaflet
4 15 (62.50%) NoSQL
5 13 (54.17%) JBehave
5 13 (54.17%) Cucumber
5 13 (54.17%) Maven
5 13 (54.17%) JIRA
5 13 (54.17%) QA
5 13 (54.17%) Selenium
5 13 (54.17%) Gradle
6 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (29.17%) SDLC
8 6 (25.00%) QGIS
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) Scrum
9 5 (20.83%) TDD
9 5 (20.83%) BDD
10 4 (16.67%) ArcGIS
10 4 (16.67%) Unix
11 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle

ESRI
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ESRI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ESRI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) ArcGIS
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (4.17%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) GIS
2 15 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (25.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Cucumber
1 13 (54.17%) Gradle
1 13 (54.17%) JBehave
1 13 (54.17%) JIRA
1 13 (54.17%) Maven
1 13 (54.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) GIS Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) GIS Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) GIS Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) GIS Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 16 (66.67%) PostGIS
1 16 (66.67%) REST
1 16 (66.67%) Web Services
2 15 (62.50%) Leaflet
3 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Open Source
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (29.17%) SDLC
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
1 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 16 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft