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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ESRI over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ESRI
Rank 547 594 582
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -12
Contract jobs citing ESRI 98 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 23
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £198 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £514 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.50 £48.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -60.65%

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
24316 25821 25563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.01% 44.06% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14840 15245 14252
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1106 1092
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.52 £18.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

ESRI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ESRI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 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 31 August 2016.

ESRI Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ESRI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ESRI within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland +67 58 £425 +240.00%
Edinburgh +52 55 £425 +240.00%
England +16 43 £369 -9.50% 2
London -12 17 £150 -55.55% 1
North West - 9 £375 -
South West +12 7 £400 -8.57%
Manchester - 6 - -
East of England +18 5 £375 -26.82%
Wiltshire +11 4 £400 -
South East +8 3 £400 +8.10% 1
Hertfordshire +6 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £375 -
Swindon - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
Cheshire - 2 £325 -
Reading - 2 £400 -
Warrington - 2 £325 -
Glasgow +13 1 - -
Cardiff +12 1 £350 -17.64%
South Wales +10 1 £350 -17.64%
Dorset -4 1 - -
Wales -7 1 £350 +6.87%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Newton Abbot - 1 - -

ESRI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ESRI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ESRI.

1 135 (78.95%) GIS
2 108 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 104 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (57.89%) PostGIS
5 96 (56.14%) Java
6 92 (53.80%) GeoServer
7 88 (51.46%) Python
8 83 (48.54%) Leaflet
8 83 (48.54%) OpenLayers
9 73 (42.69%) Scrum
10 69 (40.35%) Open Source
11 61 (35.67%) Maven
12 54 (31.58%) Jenkins
13 52 (30.41%) Cucumber
13 52 (30.41%) JIRA
14 51 (29.82%) JBehave
14 51 (29.82%) Gradle
15 49 (28.65%) REST
15 49 (28.65%) Web Services
16 46 (26.90%) ArcGIS
16 46 (26.90%) AngularJS
17 41 (23.98%) TDD
18 40 (23.39%) Artifactory
18 40 (23.39%) Ansible
19 38 (22.22%) Web Development
19 38 (22.22%) Selenium
19 38 (22.22%) SDLC
20 33 (19.30%) User Experience
20 33 (19.30%) Spatial Data
20 33 (19.30%) BDD

ESRI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 92 (53.80%) GeoServer
2 46 (26.90%) ArcGIS
3 9 (5.26%) GlassFish
3 9 (5.26%) JBoss
3 9 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.51%) CMS
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle Spatial
5 5 (2.92%) Drupal
5 5 (2.92%) IIS
5 5 (2.92%) Smallworld
6 3 (1.75%) ArcSDE
6 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.17%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) MS Office
2 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Maximo
1 3 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.17%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.17%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 2 (1.17%) Primavera
3 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.58%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.58%) GitHub
1 1 (0.58%) IaaS
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.58%) PaaS
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) Internet
2 2 (1.17%) Intranet
3 1 (0.58%) FTP
3 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.58%) NAS
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (78.95%) GIS
2 33 (19.30%) Spatial Data
3 19 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.51%) Big Data
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.17%) QGIS
9 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.58%) MS Access
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (35.67%) Maven
2 54 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 52 (30.41%) Cucumber
3 52 (30.41%) JIRA
4 51 (29.82%) Gradle
4 51 (29.82%) JBehave
5 40 (23.39%) Artifactory
6 38 (22.22%) Selenium
7 9 (5.26%) jMock
7 9 (5.26%) JSUnit
7 9 (5.26%) JUnit
7 9 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (5.26%) Mockito
7 9 (5.26%) QUnit
7 9 (5.26%) Subversion
8 5 (2.92%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (5.26%) Finance
2 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.17%) Back Office
4 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.17%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 105 (61.40%) Developer
2 62 (36.26%) GIS Developer
3 30 (17.54%) Web Developer
4 20 (11.70%) Architect
5 18 (10.53%) GIS Web Developer
6 14 (8.19%) Data Architect
7 13 (7.60%) Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) Consultant
8 11 (6.43%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Open Source Developer
9 9 (5.26%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Applications Consultant
10 6 (3.51%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (3.51%) HTML Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.92%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.92%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Python Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Telecoms Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (57.89%) PostGIS
2 83 (48.54%) Leaflet
2 83 (48.54%) OpenLayers
3 49 (28.65%) REST
3 49 (28.65%) Web Services
4 46 (26.90%) AngularJS
5 21 (12.28%) HTML
6 19 (11.11%) CSS
7 16 (9.36%) .NET
7 16 (9.36%) jQuery
8 9 (5.26%) Buster.JS
8 9 (5.26%) HTML5
8 9 (5.26%) JAXB
8 9 (5.26%) JSP
8 9 (5.26%) JSTL
8 9 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (5.26%) RequireJS
8 9 (5.26%) Spring
8 9 (5.26%) Spring MVC
9 8 (4.68%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.30%) User Experience
2 10 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.68%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.92%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (2.92%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.75%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.75%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.17%) SCADA
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) LLPG
8 1 (0.58%) NLPG
8 1 (0.58%) Photography
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) Social Network
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.68%) Windows
2 2 (1.17%) Unix
2 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (42.69%) Scrum
3 69 (40.35%) Open Source
4 41 (23.98%) TDD
5 38 (22.22%) SDLC
5 38 (22.22%) Web Development
6 33 (19.30%) BDD
7 23 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (11.11%) MVC
9 18 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (10.53%) TOGAF
10 14 (8.19%) Domain-Driven Design
10 14 (8.19%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (8.19%) Information Architecture
10 14 (8.19%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.43%) Microservices
12 10 (5.85%) Project Management
13 8 (4.68%) Front End Development
13 8 (4.68%) Migration
14 6 (3.51%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 108 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 96 (56.14%) Java
3 88 (51.46%) Python
4 13 (7.60%) SQL
5 9 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.92%) C#
6 5 (2.92%) PHP
7 4 (2.34%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.75%) C
9 2 (1.17%) VBA
10 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (16.96%) Degree
2 14 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.60%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.79%) WCAG
2 17 (9.94%) QA
3 3 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.17%) GxP
4 2 (1.17%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.58%) BS7666
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (23.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (9.36%) Oracle
2 7 (4.09%) SAP
3 6 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.92%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.17%) Adobe
5 2 (1.17%) Cisco
5 2 (1.17%) Mincom
5 2 (1.17%) NetApp
5 2 (1.17%) Siemens
5 2 (1.17%) Triple Point
5 2 (1.17%) Ventyx
5 2 (1.17%) VMware
5 2 (1.17%) Zend
6 1 (0.58%) Becrypt
6 1 (0.58%) Citrix
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) Minitab
6 1 (0.58%) SIMUL8
6 1 (0.58%) TOWER Software