The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ESRI products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ESRI over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

ESRI
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 38 83
Rank change year-on-year -40 +45  
Contract jobs citing ESRI 4 61 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 4.60% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 10.23% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Median daily rate £221 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £475 £363
% change year-on-year +7.89% +31.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +35.41% -25.00%  

ESRI is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 408 596 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.29% 44.98% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 283 196
Median daily rate £400 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £34.20 £15.82 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -60.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £12.15 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

ESRI
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing ESRI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for ESRI in Edinburgh

ESRI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ESRI in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for ESRI in Edinburgh

ESRI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ESRI in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ESRI in Edinburgh

ESRI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ESRI in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ESRI in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for ESRI.

1 6 (100.00%) GIS
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Spatial Data
3 3 (50.00%) Spatial Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 3 (50.00%) Remote Sensing
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) GeoServer
5 1 (16.67%) OpenLayers
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
5 1 (16.67%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (16.67%) Aerial Photography
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (16.67%) QGIS
5 1 (16.67%) Records Management
5 1 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
5 1 (16.67%) JBehave
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Gradle

ESRI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (33.33%) GeoServer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) GIS
2 3 (50.00%) Spatial Data
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) JBehave
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) GIS Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technology Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) Leaflet
1 1 (16.67%) OpenLayers
1 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (16.67%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Remote Sensing
2 3 (50.00%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Aerial Photography
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
3 1 (16.67%) Records Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) GeoWebCache
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle