The table below looks at the statistics for Esper skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Esper over the 3 months to 5 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EsperTech Esper/NEsper
Rank - 579 -
Contract jobs citing Esper 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Esper
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Esper
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Esper across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Esper Jobs Demand Trend in England

Esper
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Esper Daily Rate Trend in England

Esper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Esper 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 Esper.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) SciPy
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Systematic Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Pyramid
2 2 (66.67%) Pandas
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Graphite
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) NumPy
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) collectd
3 1 (33.33%) logstash
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Memcached

Esper
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Esper 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 Esper. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) KDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Pandas
1 2 (66.67%) Pyramid
1 2 (66.67%) SciPy
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Memcached
2 1 (33.33%) NumPy
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Systematic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
1 1 (33.33%) collectd
1 1 (33.33%) Ganglia
1 1 (33.33%) Graphite
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle