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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EsperTech Esper/NEsper
Rank 634 639 611
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing Esper 9 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.004% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% 0.013% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £550 £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
15063 15371 15061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.38% 27.49% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10626 10275 9847
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +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 26 June 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 +16 9 - - 1
Oxford - 8 - -
Oxfordshire - 8 - -
South East - 8 - -
London +15 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 - - 1

Esper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Front Office
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Maven
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 10 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) KDB
1 10 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 10 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 10 (100.00%) SciPy
1 10 (100.00%) NumPy
1 10 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 10 (100.00%) Pyramid
1 10 (100.00%) Pandas
1 10 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 10 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (100.00%) Data Acquisition
2 9 (90.00%) Quantitative Trading
2 9 (90.00%) Time Series Analysis
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) Statistics
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) 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 10 (100.00%) KDB
1 10 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (100.00%) Front Office
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Quantitative Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (100.00%) NumPy
1 10 (100.00%) Pandas
1 10 (100.00%) Pyramid
1 10 (100.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 10 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 10 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 9 (90.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) Data Acquisition
1 10 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (90.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) Quantitative Trading
2 9 (90.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
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