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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 82 83
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1  
Contract jobs citing ESRI 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.72% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 2.06% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £315 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -25.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -30.00% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £34.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year -64.96% +185.41%  

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 343 535 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 37.78% 35.22% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 289 223
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 6
Median hourly rate £20.75 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.79% +116.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £19.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 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 28 March 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 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
1 16 (94.12%) Python
1 16 (94.12%) GeoServer
2 15 (88.24%) OpenLayers
2 15 (88.24%) PostGIS
2 15 (88.24%) Leaflet
2 15 (88.24%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Scrum
3 14 (82.35%) Maven
3 14 (82.35%) JIRA
3 14 (82.35%) JBehave
3 14 (82.35%) Open Source
3 14 (82.35%) Cucumber
3 14 (82.35%) BDD
3 14 (82.35%) TDD
3 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
3 14 (82.35%) Gradle
4 10 (58.82%) GIS
5 9 (52.94%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) Spatial Data
7 7 (41.18%) Microservices
7 7 (41.18%) Open Source Development
7 7 (41.18%) SDLC
7 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
7 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
7 7 (41.18%) REST
7 7 (41.18%) QA
7 7 (41.18%) Selenium
7 7 (41.18%) Web Services

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 16 (94.12%) GeoServer
2 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) GIS
2 8 (47.06%) Spatial Data
3 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Cucumber
1 14 (82.35%) Gradle
1 14 (82.35%) JBehave
1 14 (82.35%) JIRA
1 14 (82.35%) Maven
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Angular Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Open Source Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Python Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) GIS Developer
3 1 (5.88%) GIS Web Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Leaflet
1 15 (88.24%) OpenLayers
1 15 (88.24%) PostGIS
2 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
3 7 (41.18%) REST
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (88.24%) Scrum
2 14 (82.35%) BDD
2 14 (82.35%) Open Source
2 14 (82.35%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
3 7 (41.18%) Microservices
3 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 7 (41.18%) Open Source Development
3 7 (41.18%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Spatial Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
1 16 (94.12%) Python
2 15 (88.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle