The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ESRI products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ESRI over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ESRI
Rank 153 156 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing ESRI 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.052% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £475 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +15.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -53.84%
ESRI
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1802 1769 1337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.81% 45.57% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 839 635
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £230 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 110 111
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

ESRI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ESRI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ESRI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ESRI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ESRI
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ESRI Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ESRI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ESRI within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester - 14 £475 -
ESRI
England

ESRI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) GIS
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) PostGIS
3 14 (70.00%) Open Source
3 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (70.00%) AngularJS
3 14 (70.00%) GeoServer
4 13 (65.00%) OpenLayers
4 13 (65.00%) Java
4 13 (65.00%) Web Services
4 13 (65.00%) Python
4 13 (65.00%) REST
5 12 (60.00%) Leaflet
6 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
7 9 (45.00%) SDLC
8 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 5 (25.00%) Information Architecture
9 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.00%) Maven
10 3 (15.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) TDD
10 3 (15.00%) CSS
10 3 (15.00%) HTML
10 3 (15.00%) JIRA
10 3 (15.00%) QA
10 3 (15.00%) Selenium
10 3 (15.00%) Node.js
10 3 (15.00%) Cucumber

ESRI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (70.00%) GeoServer
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) ArcGIS
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) GIS
2 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (15.00%) Gradle
1 3 (15.00%) JBehave
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) GitLab
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) GIS Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Drupal Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) PostGIS
2 14 (70.00%) AngularJS
3 13 (65.00%) OpenLayers
3 13 (65.00%) REST
3 13 (65.00%) Web Services
4 12 (60.00%) Leaflet
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) Ember.js
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) Laravel
6 2 (10.00%) Symfony
7 1 (5.00%) CSS3
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Open Source
3 9 (45.00%) SDLC
4 5 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Microservices
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 1 (5.00%) Coaching
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP