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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ESRI
Rank 581 537 526
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -11
Contract jobs citing ESRI 26 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.079% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 19
Average daily rate
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£340 £443 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.16% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £133 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £21.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +15.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £18.62 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £36.20 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-46.42% +15.06%

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
25422 24038 24478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.55% 46.25% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14968 13682 12666
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1238 1190 1329
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 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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 25 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 21 November 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 -36 22 £340 -26.08% 9
London -1 18 £340 -26.08% 2
City of London +6 3 £340 -32.67% 1
South East -17 3 £335 +21.81% 2
Hampshire - 2 £335 -
Surrey -7 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 4
South West - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -

ESRI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 51 (68.00%) GIS
2 49 (65.33%) ArcGIS
3 38 (50.67%) SQL
4 26 (34.67%) .NET
5 24 (32.00%) Java
6 23 (30.67%) C#
7 20 (26.67%) ETL
8 19 (25.33%) SOAP
9 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (24.00%) Degree
10 17 (22.67%) Oracle
11 16 (21.33%) Scrum
12 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
14 13 (17.33%) Google
14 13 (17.33%) Google Maps API
15 12 (16.00%) Web Development
15 12 (16.00%) Data Management
16 11 (14.67%) XML
16 11 (14.67%) ITIL
16 11 (14.67%) UML
16 11 (14.67%) JMS
16 11 (14.67%) HTTP
16 11 (14.67%) WSDL
16 11 (14.67%) SSL
16 11 (14.67%) Data Integration
16 11 (14.67%) REST
17 10 (13.33%) Python

ESRI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 49 (65.33%) ArcGIS
2 4 (5.33%) ArcSDE
3 3 (4.00%) Smallworld
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.33%) Lync
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Maximo
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) HTTP
1 11 (14.67%) SSL
2 1 (1.33%) RTCP
2 1 (1.33%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (8.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Cucumber
1 7 (9.33%) SoapUI
1 7 (9.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.00%) Local Government
2 2 (2.67%) Military
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Analyst
2 18 (24.00%) Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) GIS Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) GIS Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Trainer
7 4 (5.33%) Graduate
7 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (5.33%) GIS Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) .NET
2 19 (25.33%) SOAP
3 13 (17.33%) Google Maps API
4 11 (14.67%) XML
4 11 (14.67%) JMS
4 11 (14.67%) WSDL
4 11 (14.67%) REST
5 8 (10.67%) Web Services
6 7 (9.33%) ArcObjects
7 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.00%) HTML
8 3 (4.00%) Silverlight
9 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.67%) HTML5
9 2 (2.67%) WCF
9 2 (2.67%) WPF
10 1 (1.33%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.33%) J2EE
10 1 (1.33%) CSS
10 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (68.00%) GIS
2 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.67%) Data Integration
4 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.00%) Statistics
5 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.67%) Open Source
7 2 (2.67%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.33%) CCTV
8 1 (1.33%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.33%) NHS
8 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.33%) User Experience
8 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.00%) Android
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.00%) UNIX
3 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) ETL
2 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.33%) Scrum
4 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.00%) Web Development
5 12 (16.00%) Data Management
6 11 (14.67%) UML
6 11 (14.67%) ITIL
7 9 (12.00%) TOGAF
7 9 (12.00%) SysML
8 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.33%) CAD
9 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.33%) Test Strategy
9 7 (9.33%) Data Transformation
10 6 (8.00%) OO
10 6 (8.00%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.67%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.33%) Validation
12 4 (5.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) SQL
2 24 (32.00%) Java
3 23 (30.67%) C#
4 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.33%) Python
6 7 (9.33%) Ruby
7 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.00%) C
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.33%) C++
9 1 (1.33%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Degree
2 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) BC Cleared
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 13 (17.33%) Google
3 9 (12.00%) 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%) Open Text
6 1 (1.33%) Ventyx
6 1 (1.33%) Cognos
6 1 (1.33%) Adobe