Period
to 23 October 2017

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 6 months to 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 85 185
Rank change year-on-year -94 +100 -
Contract jobs citing ESRI 4 111 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.083% 2.39% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 5.19% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 2
Scotland median daily rate £254 £438 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +250.00% -
10th Percentile £205 £373 £121
90th Percentile £318 £488 £129
UK median daily rate £395 £400 £415
% change year-on-year -1.25% -3.61% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +292.86% -12.50% -48.39%

ESRI is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1823 2138 2259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.66% 45.95% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 1155 1064
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £213 £223 £213
90th Percentile £530 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £430 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +3.49% +3.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 72 76
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.87% +35.09% -20.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £8.38
90th Percentile £45.30 £43.68 £39.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +4.67%

ESRI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing ESRI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -88 4 £254 -46.58%
ESRI
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (100.00%) GIS
2 3 (75.00%) ArcGIS
2 3 (75.00%) Remote Sensing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) Spatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD

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 3 (75.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (25.00%) Spatial Data
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) GIS Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technology Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Remote Sensing
1 3 (75.00%) Spatial Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland