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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ESRI
Rank 541 519 491
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Contract jobs citing ESRI 42 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £270 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -36.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £119 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £133 £413
% change year-on-year
+200.17% -67.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £40.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £40.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +63.26%

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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 30 January 2015.

ESRI Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ESRI
Top 23 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 January 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 -8 39 £400 +113.33% 7
South East 0 9 £400 -5.88% 2
South West - 9 £288 -
London -3 8 £313 -11.20% 1
North West -9 6 £400 -19.59% 1
Bristol - 6 £450 -
Berkshire - 6 £400 -
Hampshire - 3 £335 -
Manchester - 2 - -
City of London +12 1 £286 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Bracknell - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 2

ESRI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 60 (75.95%) ArcGIS
2 58 (73.42%) GIS
3 29 (36.71%) SQL
4 26 (32.91%) Oracle
5 23 (29.11%) C#
6 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
7 19 (24.05%) ETL
7 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
8 18 (22.78%) Python
9 17 (21.52%) Java
9 17 (21.52%) .NET
9 17 (21.52%) Data Management
10 13 (16.46%) SOAP
11 12 (15.19%) ArcSDE
11 12 (15.19%) Google
11 12 (15.19%) Degree
11 12 (15.19%) Google Maps API
12 11 (13.92%) Web Development
12 11 (13.92%) REST
12 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
12 11 (13.92%) Scrum
12 11 (13.92%) ITIL
13 10 (12.66%) XML
13 10 (12.66%) Windows
13 10 (12.66%) JMS
13 10 (12.66%) HTTP
13 10 (12.66%) WSDL
13 10 (12.66%) SSL

ESRI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 60 (75.95%) ArcGIS
2 12 (15.19%) ArcSDE
3 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.53%) Smallworld
5 2 (2.53%) Drupal
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) HTTP
1 10 (12.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (6.33%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) WebLOAD
1 3 (3.80%) JUnit
1 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
1 3 (3.80%) NUnit
2 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.53%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Local Government
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Billing
3 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) GIS Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Consultant
5 7 (8.86%) GIS Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Systems Designer
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Support Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.06%) GIS Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Support Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Designer
9 3 (3.80%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.80%) Senior GIS Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) .NET
2 13 (16.46%) SOAP
3 12 (15.19%) Google Maps API
4 11 (13.92%) REST
5 10 (12.66%) XML
5 10 (12.66%) JMS
5 10 (12.66%) WSDL
6 8 (10.13%) ArcObjects
7 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.33%) Web Services
8 3 (3.80%) HTML
8 3 (3.80%) CSS
9 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.53%) JSON
9 2 (2.53%) jQuery
9 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.27%) PostGIS
10 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (73.42%) GIS
2 19 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.66%) Data Integration
4 6 (7.59%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.33%) Statistics
6 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.80%) Open Source
7 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.53%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.27%) Data Conversion
9 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.27%) User Experience
9 1 (1.27%) CCTV
9 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.06%) UNIX
2 4 (5.06%) Android
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) ETL
1 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) Data Management
3 11 (13.92%) Web Development
3 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
3 11 (13.92%) Scrum
3 11 (13.92%) ITIL
4 10 (12.66%) TOGAF
5 9 (11.39%) UML
6 8 (10.13%) SysML
7 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.33%) CAD
9 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.06%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (5.06%) Test Strategy
10 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.80%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.80%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) SQL
2 23 (29.11%) C#
3 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 18 (22.78%) Python
5 17 (21.52%) Java
6 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.06%) VBA
6 4 (5.06%) C
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) Degree
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Oracle
2 12 (15.19%) Google
3 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) SAP
5 5 (6.33%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.27%) Ventyx
7 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.27%) Open Text
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