Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Esper skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Esper over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

EsperTech Esper/NEsper
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 886 875 888
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 -20
Contract jobs citing Esper 10 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.030% 0.034% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
UK median daily rate £600 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.84% +14.81% -38.64%
10th Percentile £575 £369 £313
90th Percentile £625 £471 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Esper is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32931 31938 32467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.95% 30.42% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23241 22116 22267
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 372 557
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.60 £14.44 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

Esper
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Esper as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Esper in the UK

Esper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Esper in the UK

Esper
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Esper within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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
London -2 10 £600 +26.32% 1
England -6 10 £600 +26.32% 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Esper 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 Esper.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Drools
1 10 (100.00%) RESTful
1 10 (100.00%) Complex Event Processing
1 10 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 10 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 10 (100.00%) Redis
1 10 (100.00%) Big Data
1 10 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (100.00%) NancyFx
1 10 (100.00%) React
1 10 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) JUnit
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 6 (60.00%) NUnit
3 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 6 (60.00%) Front Office
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Gradle
3 6 (60.00%) Reactive Extensions

Esper
Co-occurring 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 10 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Big Data
1 10 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 10 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 10 (100.00%) Redis
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Gradle
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
1 6 (60.00%) Mockito
1 6 (60.00%) NUnit
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Angular Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (100.00%) Drools
1 10 (100.00%) NancyFx
1 10 (100.00%) React
1 10 (100.00%) RESTful
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) MVVM
2 6 (60.00%) Pair Programming
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Java