The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ESRI products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ESRI over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ESRI
Rank 572 544 507
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -37
Contract jobs citing ESRI 23 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 32
Average daily rate
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£340 £413 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £122 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-70.00% +37.93%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

ESRI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ESRI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ESRI
Daily Rate Trend

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

ESRI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ESRI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ESRI within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ESRI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ESRI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ESRI within the UK.

ESRI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ESRI
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ESRI within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
England -41 22 £340 -20.00% 3
London +15 10 £340 -33.65% 2
South West -20 4 £288 -34.28%
North West -9 3 £400 -19.59%
South East -25 3 £335 -4.28% 1
City of London +8 2 £331 -35.51%
Hampshire - 2 £335 -
Manchester - 2 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
East of England - - - -

ESRI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 53 (70.67%) GIS
1 53 (70.67%) ArcGIS
2 35 (46.67%) SQL
3 24 (32.00%) Java
4 22 (29.33%) .NET
5 21 (28.00%) C#
6 20 (26.67%) ETL
7 19 (25.33%) SOAP
7 19 (25.33%) Data Management
8 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 18 (24.00%) Degree
9 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
9 17 (22.67%) Oracle
10 16 (21.33%) Python
10 16 (21.33%) Scrum
11 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 15 (20.00%) Google
11 15 (20.00%) Google Maps API
12 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.00%) Web Development
14 11 (14.67%) HTTP
14 11 (14.67%) WSDL
14 11 (14.67%) SSL
14 11 (14.67%) JMS
14 11 (14.67%) XML
14 11 (14.67%) ITIL
14 11 (14.67%) TOGAF
14 11 (14.67%) Data Integration
14 11 (14.67%) REST

ESRI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 53 (70.67%) ArcGIS
2 5 (6.67%) ArcSDE
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.00%) Smallworld
4 2 (2.67%) Drupal
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Maximo
1 1 (1.33%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.33%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) HTTP
1 11 (14.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (8.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) SoapUI
1 7 (9.33%) Cucumber
1 7 (9.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (2.67%) Military
1 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.67%) Finance
1 2 (2.67%) Local Government
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Retail
2 1 (1.33%) Billing
2 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.33%) Legal
2 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Analyst
2 12 (16.00%) Developer
3 10 (13.33%) GIS Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Consultant
4 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) GIS Developer
6 6 (8.00%) GIS Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior GIS Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Trainer
8 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) .NET
2 19 (25.33%) SOAP
3 15 (20.00%) Google Maps API
4 11 (14.67%) WSDL
4 11 (14.67%) JMS
4 11 (14.67%) XML
4 11 (14.67%) REST
5 10 (13.33%) Web Services
6 5 (6.67%) ArcObjects
7 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.33%) HTML
9 1 (1.33%) CSS
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (70.67%) GIS
2 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.67%) Data Integration
4 6 (8.00%) Statistics
5 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.00%) Open Source
8 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.33%) CCTV
9 1 (1.33%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.33%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.33%) User Experience
9 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.00%) UNIX
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) ETL
2 19 (25.33%) Data Management
3 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.33%) Scrum
5 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.00%) Web Development
7 11 (14.67%) ITIL
7 11 (14.67%) TOGAF
8 10 (13.33%) UML
9 9 (12.00%) CAD
9 9 (12.00%) SysML
10 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
10 8 (10.67%) Data Transformation
11 7 (9.33%) Test Strategy
11 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.33%) Asset Management
12 5 (6.67%) Integration Testing
13 4 (5.33%) Validation
14 3 (4.00%) Migration
14 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) SQL
2 24 (32.00%) Java
3 21 (28.00%) C#
4 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.33%) Python
6 7 (9.33%) Ruby
7 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.00%) C
8 3 (4.00%) VBA
9 2 (2.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.33%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Degree
2 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) ISEB
6 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Oracle
2 15 (20.00%) Google
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.67%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.67%) Mapinfo
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) Adobe
6 1 (1.33%) Open Text
6 1 (1.33%) Ventyx