Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 867 786
Rank change year-on-year +25 -81 +15
Contract jobs citing ESRI 55 31 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.030% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.071% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 28
UK median daily rate £450 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -10.94% -5.88%
10th Percentile £175 £205 £154
90th Percentile £718 £430 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £52.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.62% +275.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £13.25 £19.25 £11.98
90th Percentile £30.20 £62.80 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £55.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -69.09% +358.33% +2.13%

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 44,470 43,721 46,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.23% 42.31% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,647 27,353 28,595
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £234 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,639 1,410 1,704
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.56 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.40 £45.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 12 December 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 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ESRI in the UK

ESRI
Top 13 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 12 December 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 +10 47 £400 +1.27% 6
England +26 43 £450 +16.88% 10
South East -3 17 £475 +19.50% 2
Wales -2 11 £200 -33.33%
North of England -18 10 £500 +25.00%
London -1 7 £450 +33.33% 4
North West - 7 £500 -
Midlands -8 5 £300 +50.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £300 -
Yorkshire -16 3 - -
East of England -6 2 - - 2
South West -28 2 - - 1
West Midlands -17 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 48 (87.27%) GIS
2 38 (69.09%) ArcGIS
3 12 (21.82%) Python
3 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
4 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.00%) .NET
5 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.18%) SQL
5 10 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
6 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
6 9 (16.36%) ETL
6 9 (16.36%) UML
7 8 (14.55%) Windows
7 8 (14.55%) Technical Leadership
7 8 (14.55%) Spatial Data
8 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.73%) Degree
8 7 (12.73%) JSON
8 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
8 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
8 7 (12.73%) JSON Schema
9 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
9 6 (10.91%) Subversion
9 6 (10.91%) C#
10 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
10 5 (9.09%) Java
10 5 (9.09%) ArcSDE

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 38 (69.09%) ArcGIS
2 5 (9.09%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.82%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (87.27%) GIS
2 10 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.55%) Spatial Data
5 4 (7.27%) QGIS
6 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.64%) MS Access
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.82%) Power BI
8 1 (1.82%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.91%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.27%) Legal
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Architect
2 10 (18.18%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Consultant
3 7 (12.73%) Data Architect
3 7 (12.73%) GIS Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) GIS Developer
4 6 (10.91%) GIS Technician
5 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) GIS Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Data Technician
8 2 (3.64%) GIS Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) GIS Architect
8 2 (3.64%) GIS Data Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) GIS Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Security Assurance Coordinator
8 2 (3.64%) Spatial Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) JSON
2 7 (12.73%) JSON Schema
3 5 (9.09%) OpenLayers
4 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.27%) HTML
4 4 (7.27%) HTML5
5 3 (5.45%) Leaflet
5 3 (5.45%) PostGIS
6 2 (3.64%) ArcObjects
6 2 (3.64%) ModSecurity
6 2 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.64%) LLPG
4 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
2 9 (16.36%) ETL
2 9 (16.36%) UML
3 8 (14.55%) Technical Leadership
4 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.09%) Data Management
5 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.27%) Analytics
6 4 (7.27%) CAD
6 4 (7.27%) Information Management
6 4 (7.27%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.27%) Workflow
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.64%) Data Validation
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps
8 2 (3.64%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Python
2 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) C#
4 5 (9.09%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Dart
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Postgraduate
4 2 (3.64%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
4 2 (3.64%) CLAS
5 1 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.82%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Mapbox
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) Saba
4 1 (1.82%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.82%) Capita
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Civica
4 1 (1.82%) Tableau