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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EsperTech Esper/NEsper
Rank 646 654 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Esper 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.010% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.012% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £388 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 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 September 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
South East +16 1 - -
England +15 1 - - 2
Oxford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Esper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Front Office
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) C
2 12 (92.31%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Maven
2 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) Python
2 12 (92.31%) Refactoring
2 12 (92.31%) Unit Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (92.31%) KDB
2 12 (92.31%) Visualisation
2 12 (92.31%) SciPy
2 12 (92.31%) NumPy
2 12 (92.31%) MongoDB
2 12 (92.31%) Hedge funds
2 12 (92.31%) AngularJS
2 12 (92.31%) Pyramid
2 12 (92.31%) Pandas
2 12 (92.31%) Algorithms
2 12 (92.31%) Data Acquisition
3 10 (76.92%) Quantitative Trading
3 10 (76.92%) Time Series Analysis
3 10 (76.92%) Open Source
3 10 (76.92%) Statistics
3 10 (76.92%) OO
3 10 (76.92%) Finance

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 12 (92.31%) KDB
1 12 (92.31%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Maven
General
1 12 (92.31%) Front Office
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C/C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Quantitative Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) AngularJS
1 12 (92.31%) NumPy
1 12 (92.31%) Pandas
1 12 (92.31%) Pyramid
1 12 (92.31%) SciPy
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Algorithms
1 12 (92.31%) Hedge funds
1 12 (92.31%) Visualisation
2 10 (76.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) Data Acquisition
1 12 (92.31%) Refactoring
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
1 12 (92.31%) Unit Testing
2 10 (76.92%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (76.92%) Quantitative Trading
2 10 (76.92%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) C
2 12 (92.31%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Go
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Google
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