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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ESRI
Rank 607 591 584
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing ESRI 51 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.072% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 11
Average daily rate £450 £438 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +48.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £381 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +15.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -54.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £21.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -53.84%

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
24677 25304 24663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15153 14374 13866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1113 1062
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ESRI within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

ESRI Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ESRI
Top 28 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 45 £450 - 2
Edinburgh - 16 £475 - 1
Scotland - 16 £475 - 1
North West +7 14 £475 +19.49%
South East -18 14 £463 +8.82%
Manchester - 14 £475 -
Leatherhead - 10 £463 -
Surrey - 10 £463 -
London +1 8 £375 - 2
West Midlands -5 3 £400 -13.51%
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Warwick - 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +11 2 - -
East of England -2 2 £550 +22.22%
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
Hendon - 2 £400 -
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Berkshire +4 1 - -
South West +1 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £550 +22.22%
Hampshire -3 1 - -
Dorset -5 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

ESRI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 73 (76.04%) GIS
2 47 (48.96%) Java
3 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (39.58%) Web Services
5 35 (36.46%) GeoServer
6 34 (35.42%) ArcGIS
6 34 (35.42%) PostGIS
7 33 (34.38%) Open Source
7 33 (34.38%) REST
7 33 (34.38%) Python
8 31 (32.29%) AngularJS
9 29 (30.21%) Security Cleared
9 29 (30.21%) Maven
9 29 (30.21%) OpenLayers
10 28 (29.17%) Leaflet
11 26 (27.08%) NoSQL
12 22 (22.92%) Oracle
12 22 (22.92%) JIRA
13 20 (20.83%) SQL
14 19 (19.79%) SC Cleared
15 18 (18.75%) QA
16 17 (17.71%) Selenium
16 17 (17.71%) JBehave
16 17 (17.71%) Cucumber
16 17 (17.71%) Gradle
17 16 (16.67%) SDLC
17 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 14 (14.58%) HTML
18 14 (14.58%) CSS

ESRI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 35 (36.46%) GeoServer
2 34 (35.42%) ArcGIS
3 12 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 10 (10.42%) GlassFish
4 10 (10.42%) JBoss
5 8 (8.33%) ArcSDE
6 7 (7.29%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (3.13%) Node.js
9 2 (2.08%) Apache
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.04%) CMS
10 1 (1.04%) Drupal
10 1 (1.04%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Office
2 6 (6.25%) ArcView
3 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.17%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Maximo
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.04%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) IaaS
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) PaaS
2 3 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) SSL
2 3 (3.13%) FTP
3 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (76.04%) GIS
2 26 (27.08%) NoSQL
3 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.29%) QGIS
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (30.21%) Maven
2 22 (22.92%) JIRA
3 17 (17.71%) Cucumber
3 17 (17.71%) Gradle
3 17 (17.71%) JBehave
3 17 (17.71%) Selenium
4 12 (12.50%) Subversion
5 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
6 10 (10.42%) jMock
6 10 (10.42%) JSUnit
6 10 (10.42%) JUnit
6 10 (10.42%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (10.42%) Mockito
6 10 (10.42%) QUnit
7 6 (6.25%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.17%) ClearCase
8 4 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.13%) Toad
10 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Developer
2 25 (26.04%) GIS Developer
3 10 (10.42%) Consultant
3 10 (10.42%) UI Developer
4 9 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Architect
5 8 (8.33%) GIS Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (6.25%) HTML Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Spatial Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Development Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) GIS Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Software Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.58%) Web Services
2 34 (35.42%) PostGIS
3 33 (34.38%) REST
4 31 (32.29%) AngularJS
5 29 (30.21%) OpenLayers
6 28 (29.17%) Leaflet
7 14 (14.58%) CSS
7 14 (14.58%) HTML
8 13 (13.54%) jQuery
9 10 (10.42%) JAXB
9 10 (10.42%) JSP
9 10 (10.42%) JSTL
9 10 (10.42%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (10.42%) RequireJS
9 10 (10.42%) Spring
9 10 (10.42%) Spring MVC
10 8 (8.33%) SOAP
11 6 (6.25%) XML
12 5 (5.21%) .NET
12 5 (5.21%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.13%) Photography
4 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.04%) Social Network
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Unix
2 4 (4.17%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.38%) Open Source
3 16 (16.67%) SDLC
4 12 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 12 (12.50%) Migration
4 12 (12.50%) MVC
5 11 (11.46%) Scrum
5 11 (11.46%) TOGAF
5 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
6 10 (10.42%) ETL
6 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.33%) BDD
7 8 (8.33%) TDD
8 7 (7.29%) Microservices
8 7 (7.29%) UML
9 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.25%) Data Management
9 6 (6.25%) ITIL
9 6 (6.25%) SOA
9 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.96%) Java
2 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 33 (34.38%) Python
4 20 (20.83%) SQL
5 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.25%) C
7 2 (2.08%) C#
8 1 (1.04%) PHP
8 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.79%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.13%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Oracle
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.25%) IBM
4 4 (4.17%) Fujitsu
4 4 (4.17%) Google
4 4 (4.17%) Luciad
4 4 (4.17%) Lumension
4 4 (4.17%) Mapinfo
4 4 (4.17%) Sophos
5 3 (3.13%) Citrix
5 3 (3.13%) SAP
5 3 (3.13%) VMware
6 2 (2.08%) Zend
7 1 (1.04%) Minitab
7 1 (1.04%) SIMUL8
Edinburgh
Pertemps IT
Rate: £350-500 a day depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago