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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EsperTech Esper/NEsper
UK
Rank 600 635 621
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -14
Contract jobs citing Esper 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.007% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
14205 14607 14048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.22% 28.54% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 10043 9256
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 241 188
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.07 £20.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 3 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 27 February 2017. 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 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
South East +19 1 - -
England +12 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Esper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Go
3 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) R
4 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
4 1 (25.00%) Kafka
4 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) iBATIS
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) iBATIS
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Go
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle