The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 May 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 113 132
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19  
Contract jobs citing ESRI 5 38 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 1.29% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 2.76% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Median daily rate £313 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.21% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -18.42% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% +20.83%  

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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 772 1375 1054
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.59% 46.82% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 717 531
Median daily rate £398 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 45
Median hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +137.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £42.30 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

ESRI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

ESRI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ESRI in Scotland

ESRI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ESRI in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ESRI in Scotland

ESRI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ESRI in Scotland

ESRI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ESRI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh -15 5 £313 -34.21%
ESRI
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ESRI.

1 11 (100.00%) GIS
2 7 (63.64%) Spatial Data
3 6 (54.55%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) GeoServer
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Data Management
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) JBehave
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
4 5 (45.45%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) PostGIS
4 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 5 (45.45%) Gradle
4 5 (45.45%) Leaflet
4 5 (45.45%) OpenLayers
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source Development
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Microservices
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Digital Transformation Programme

ESRI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (54.55%) GeoServer
2 4 (36.36%) ArcGIS
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) GIS
2 7 (63.64%) Spatial Data
3 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 1 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) Gradle
1 5 (45.45%) JBehave
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Angular Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Python Developer
2 4 (36.36%) GIS Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technology Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
1 5 (45.45%) Leaflet
1 5 (45.45%) OpenLayers
1 5 (45.45%) PostGIS
1 5 (45.45%) REST
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) BDD
1 5 (45.45%) Data Management
1 5 (45.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 5 (45.45%) Microservices
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source Development
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Remote Sensing
2 3 (27.27%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Aerial Photography
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (9.09%) Image Processing
3 1 (9.09%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) GeoWebCache
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle