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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Esper for Java
Rank 570 561 511
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -50
Contract jobs citing Esper 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.015% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Esper within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 2 - - 3
South East - - - -
Esper
UK

Esper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) SciPy
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Pyramid
1 2 (100.00%) Pandas
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Time Series Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) NumPy
2 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management

Esper
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SciPy
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Pyramid
1 2 (100.00%) Pandas
2 1 (50.00%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle