Period
to 23 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 September 2018 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
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 844 819 713
Rank change year-on-year -25 -106 +95
Contract jobs citing ESRI 43 47 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.048% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 55
UK median daily rate £475 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.38% -9.41% +1.19%
10th Percentile £315 £202 £193
90th Percentile £744 £601 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £52.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.62% +208.82% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.93 £14.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £61.45 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £52.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -67.62% +303.85% +8.33%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42,457 42,470 48,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.99% 43.36% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,324 26,161 29,675
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +4.12% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £242
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,638 1,384 1,670
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.18 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.24% -3.56% +4.34%

ESRI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ESRI in the UK

ESRI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ESRI in the UK

ESRI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ESRI over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ESRI in the UK

ESRI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ESRI in the UK

ESRI
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ESRI over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ESRI in the UK

ESRI
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ESRI within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
UK excluding London -1 40 £475 +18.75% 9
England -8 34 £475 +20.25% 10
South East -3 15 £475 +9.20% 1
North of England -13 9 £500 +25.00% 2
Wales -11 7 £715 +84.52%
North West - 6 £500 - 1
Yorkshire -13 3 - -
Midlands -16 3 £245 +22.50% 2
South West -19 3 - - 3
London -26 3 £600 +77.78% 2
East Midlands +4 2 £245 - 1
Scotland -8 2 - - 1
East of England -6 1 - -
West Midlands -30 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ESRI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ESRI.

1 33 (76.74%) GIS
2 26 (60.47%) ArcGIS
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.26%) Python
5 10 (23.26%) .NET
5 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (23.26%) Windows
6 9 (20.93%) Degree
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
7 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
8 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
8 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
9 6 (13.95%) Data Management
9 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
9 6 (13.95%) C#
9 6 (13.95%) ETL
10 5 (11.63%) Postgraduate
10 5 (11.63%) HTML
10 5 (11.63%) Java
10 5 (11.63%) SAP
10 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.63%) Workflow
10 5 (11.63%) Migration
10 5 (11.63%) Mobile Application Development

ESRI
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 26 (60.47%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.65%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (76.74%) GIS
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (11.63%) QGIS
3 5 (11.63%) Spatial Data
4 1 (2.33%) MS Access
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Architect
2 9 (20.93%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) GIS Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.63%) GIS Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) GIS Architect
6 3 (6.98%) GIS Manager
6 3 (6.98%) GIS Technician
6 3 (6.98%) GIS Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Web Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (4.65%) GIS Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Migration Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) HTML5
2 5 (11.63%) OpenLayers
3 3 (6.98%) Leaflet
3 3 (6.98%) PostGIS
4 2 (4.65%) JSON
4 2 (4.65%) JSON Schema
4 2 (4.65%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) LLPG
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) Data Management
2 6 (13.95%) ETL
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
3 5 (11.63%) Workflow
4 4 (9.30%) Analytics
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analytics
4 4 (9.30%) CAD
4 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 2 (4.65%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.63%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) Dart
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) Postgraduate
5 2 (4.65%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (4.65%) CISSP
5 2 (4.65%) CLAS
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Mapbox
2 5 (11.63%) SAP
3 4 (9.30%) Saba
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Civica
4 1 (2.33%) Northgate
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle