The first table below looks at the demand for Esper skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Esper over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Esper for Java
Rank 406 387 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Esper 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.018% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.063% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £575 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7090 6339 7691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.40% 28.83% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5110 4618 5079
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 66 84
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Esper
England

Esper
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Esper Jobs Demand Trend in London

Esper
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Esper Daily Rate Trend in London

Esper
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) KDB
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 3 (100.00%) SciPy
1 3 (100.00%) NumPy
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Esper
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) KDB
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SciPy
1 3 (100.00%) NumPy
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
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