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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ESRI
Rank 532 541 488
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -53
Contract jobs citing ESRI 44 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £119 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £199 £450
% change year-on-year
+101.51% -55.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £30.20 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £45.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +65.00%

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
23928 23341 20962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 45.66% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13690 12726 10988
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 976 994 1251
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015.

ESRI Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ESRI
Top 22 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 2 March 2015. 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 -17 40 £400 +72.97% 7
South East -9 12 £400 -5.88% 3
Berkshire - 9 £400 - 1
South West - 7 £413 -
London +1 6 - - 1
Bristol - 6 £450 -
Scotland -5 3 £425 +29.77%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £413 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Mansfield - - - -
Melrose - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Scottish Borders - - - -

ESRI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 50 (75.76%) GIS
2 49 (74.24%) ArcGIS
3 23 (34.85%) Oracle
4 21 (31.82%) SQL
5 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
5 19 (28.79%) Python
5 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (27.27%) C#
7 17 (25.76%) Java
8 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 15 (22.73%) .NET
10 13 (19.70%) Windows
10 13 (19.70%) ArcSDE
11 12 (18.18%) Data Management
12 11 (16.67%) SOAP
13 10 (15.15%) ETL
13 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
13 10 (15.15%) Google
13 10 (15.15%) Degree
13 10 (15.15%) Google Maps API
14 9 (13.64%) REST
14 9 (13.64%) Web Development
14 9 (13.64%) Scrum
14 9 (13.64%) ITIL
15 8 (12.12%) XML
15 8 (12.12%) HTTP
15 8 (12.12%) WSDL
15 8 (12.12%) SSL
15 8 (12.12%) JMS

ESRI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 49 (74.24%) ArcGIS
2 13 (19.70%) ArcSDE
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (6.06%) Apache
4 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.03%) Drupal
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) HTTP
1 8 (12.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JUnit
1 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 3 (4.55%) NUnit
1 3 (4.55%) WebLOAD
1 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Billing
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) GIS Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Designer
5 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.58%) GIS Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Designer
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Support Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Support Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) SOAP
3 10 (15.15%) Google Maps API
4 9 (13.64%) REST
5 8 (12.12%) ArcObjects
5 8 (12.12%) XML
5 8 (12.12%) JMS
5 8 (12.12%) WSDL
6 5 (7.58%) Web Services
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.55%) Dojo
7 3 (4.55%) Spring
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.03%) CSS
8 2 (3.03%) JSON
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.03%) HTML
8 2 (3.03%) jQuery
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 50 (75.76%) GIS
2 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.12%) Data Integration
4 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
5 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.03%) Reference Data
7 2 (3.03%) Open Source
7 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.52%) User Experience
8 1 (1.52%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Android
2 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.06%) UNIX
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) Data Management
3 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 10 (15.15%) ETL
4 9 (13.64%) ITIL
4 9 (13.64%) Web Development
4 9 (13.64%) Scrum
5 8 (12.12%) TOGAF
6 7 (10.61%) UML
7 6 (9.09%) SysML
8 5 (7.58%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (7.58%) CAD
9 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.06%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.55%) Test Planning
10 3 (4.55%) MVC
10 3 (4.55%) Project Management
10 3 (4.55%) Code Coverage
10 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) SQL
2 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
2 19 (28.79%) Python
3 18 (27.27%) C#
4 17 (25.76%) Java
5 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.06%) VBA
6 3 (4.55%) C
7 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.52%) Legato
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Oracle
2 10 (15.15%) Google
3 6 (9.09%) SAP
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.58%) Mapinfo
5 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.03%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.52%) VMware
7 1 (1.52%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix
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