The table below looks at the statistics for Esper skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Esper over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EsperTech Esper/NEsper
Rank 639 - 608
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Esper 12 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% - 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.076% - 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15715 15662 15113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.10% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10542 9762
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 225 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.67 £16.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Esper
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Esper as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Esper Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Esper
Daily Rate Trend

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

Esper Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Esper
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Esper within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 12 - - 1
Oxford - 10 - -
Oxfordshire - 10 - -
South East - 10 - -
City of London - 2 - -
London - 2 - -

Esper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Esper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Esper.

1 13 (100.00%) C
1 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Front Office
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Maven
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 13 (100.00%) Python
1 13 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 13 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) KDB
1 13 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 13 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 13 (100.00%) SciPy
1 13 (100.00%) NumPy
1 13 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 13 (100.00%) Pyramid
1 13 (100.00%) Pandas
1 13 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 13 (100.00%) Data Acquisition
2 11 (84.62%) Quantitative Trading
2 11 (84.62%) Time Series Analysis
2 11 (84.62%) Open Source
2 11 (84.62%) Statistics
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) OO

Esper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) KDB
1 13 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 13 (100.00%) Front Office
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Quantitative Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Python Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C/C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++/Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 13 (100.00%) NumPy
1 13 (100.00%) Pandas
1 13 (100.00%) Pyramid
1 13 (100.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 13 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 13 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 11 (84.62%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) Data Acquisition
1 13 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 13 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (84.62%) OO
2 11 (84.62%) Open Source
2 11 (84.62%) Quantitative Trading
2 11 (84.62%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C
1 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle