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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ESRI
UK
Rank 544 609 573
Rank change year-on-year +65 -36  
Contract jobs citing ESRI 49 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.066% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 30
Median daily rate £315 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £160 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -30.00% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £34.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.96% +107.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £34.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year -64.96% +185.41%  

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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20016 23252 23937
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12337 14081 13513
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 804 1001
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

ESRI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ESRI in the UK

ESRI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ESRI in the UK

ESRI
Top 19 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 3 months to 25 March 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
England +49 46 £305 -23.75% 3
South East +38 27 £310 -31.11% 2
Hampshire - 20 £474 -
Southampton - 15 £474 -
London +34 12 £238 -6.86%
Surrey +10 5 £286 -36.55% 2
South West +7 5 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £286 -
Scotland +15 2 £375 +19.04%
Edinburgh +11 2 £375 +19.04%
East Midlands -4 2 £275 -31.25%
Middlesex - 2 £265 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £275 -
Andover - 2 £725 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £450 -
Nottingham - 1 £275 -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 £450 -

ESRI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 with a requirement for ESRI.

1 52 (61.90%) GIS
2 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (38.10%) ArcGIS
4 26 (30.95%) PostGIS
5 23 (27.38%) Java
5 23 (27.38%) Python
5 23 (27.38%) Degree
6 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
7 21 (25.00%) GeoServer
8 20 (23.81%) Open Source
9 19 (22.62%) OpenLayers
9 19 (22.62%) Spatial Data
9 19 (22.62%) Leaflet
9 19 (22.62%) Scrum
10 18 (21.43%) TDD
10 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 17 (20.24%) JIRA
11 17 (20.24%) Maven
11 17 (20.24%) JBehave
11 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
11 17 (20.24%) Gradle
11 17 (20.24%) Cucumber
11 17 (20.24%) BDD
12 16 (19.05%) Geospatial Data
12 16 (19.05%) Data Management
13 14 (16.67%) Migration
13 14 (16.67%) Oracle
13 14 (16.67%) NoSQL
13 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (15.48%) QA

ESRI
Top Related 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 32 (38.10%) ArcGIS
2 21 (25.00%) GeoServer
3 5 (5.95%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (4.76%) ArcSDE
4 4 (4.76%) CMS
4 4 (4.76%) SAS
4 4 (4.76%) Smallworld
4 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.57%) Apache
5 3 (3.57%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (61.90%) GIS
2 19 (22.62%) Spatial Data
3 16 (19.05%) Geospatial Data
4 14 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.33%) Big Data
7 6 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.95%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (5.95%) IBM InfoSphere
8 5 (5.95%) Power BI
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.38%) QGIS
10 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.19%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.19%) HBase
11 1 (1.19%) MS Access
11 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) Cucumber
1 17 (20.24%) Gradle
1 17 (20.24%) JBehave
1 17 (20.24%) JIRA
1 17 (20.24%) Maven
2 10 (11.90%) Selenium
3 2 (2.38%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Publishing
3 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Architect
2 21 (25.00%) Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (14.29%) Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Angular Developer
6 9 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Open Source Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Python Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Applications Architect
7 8 (9.52%) GIS Technician
8 7 (8.33%) Geospatial Architect
9 6 (7.14%) Data Architect
10 5 (5.95%) GIS Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Technical Leader
11 4 (4.76%) Data Analyst
11 4 (4.76%) Information Analyst
11 4 (4.76%) Telecoms Planner
12 3 (3.57%) GIS Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) PostGIS
2 19 (22.62%) Leaflet
2 19 (22.62%) OpenLayers
3 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
4 10 (11.90%) Web Services
5 9 (10.71%) REST
6 7 (8.33%) HTML
7 2 (2.38%) Middleware
8 1 (1.19%) .NET
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.19%) CSS
8 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.19%) HTML5
8 1 (1.19%) JPA
8 1 (1.19%) JSF
8 1 (1.19%) SOAP
8 1 (1.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.57%) PKI
6 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Linux
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.81%) Open Source
3 19 (22.62%) Scrum
4 18 (21.43%) TDD
5 17 (20.24%) BDD
6 16 (19.05%) Data Management
7 14 (16.67%) Migration
8 10 (11.90%) Data Migration
8 10 (11.90%) ETL
8 10 (11.90%) TOGAF
9 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.71%) Microservices
9 9 (10.71%) Open Source Development
9 9 (10.71%) Project Management
9 9 (10.71%) SDLC
10 8 (9.52%) Software Distribution
10 8 (9.52%) Use Case
11 7 (8.33%) Analytics
11 7 (8.33%) DevOps
11 7 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) Java
1 23 (27.38%) Python
2 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.90%) SQL
4 3 (3.57%) Perl
4 3 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) VB
5 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) GISP
5 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) vCloud
2 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.19%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) vRealize
2 2 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) Oracle
3 10 (11.90%) Mapinfo
4 9 (10.71%) SAP
4 9 (10.71%) Tableau
5 7 (8.33%) HP
5 7 (8.33%) VMware
6 5 (5.95%) IBM
6 5 (5.95%) Informatica
7 4 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.76%) Alteryx
7 4 (4.76%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.76%) Cisco
7 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.76%) Software AG
7 4 (4.76%) webMethods
8 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.19%) Cloudera