Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 736 775
Rank change year-on-year -102 +39 +29
Contract jobs citing ESRI 39 145 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.14% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 59
UK median daily rate £395 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -7.35% +25.00%
10th Percentile £223 £150 £222
90th Percentile £598 £464 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +26.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
UK median hourly rate £57.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +310.71% +16.67% -60.66%
10th Percentile £30.25 £11.98 £11.30
90th Percentile £62.80 £35.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £12.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year +379.17% +2.13% -2.08%

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 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ESRI in the UK

ESRI
Top 12 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 21 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
England -21 34 £400 +8.47% 3
UK excluding London -80 27 £400 - 4
South West -8 10 £563 +42.86%
London -30 9 £338 +125.00%
South East +1 6 £398 -0.63% 2
West Midlands +24 3 £200 -
Midlands +22 3 £200 -
East of England -8 3 - - 1
North of England +27 2 £400 +23.08%
Yorkshire +24 2 £400 -
Scotland -91 2 £195 -51.25%
Wales +11 1 £300 -20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 33 (84.62%) GIS
2 21 (53.85%) ArcGIS
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
5 10 (25.64%) OWASP
5 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (20.51%) .NET
6 8 (20.51%) ETL
7 7 (17.95%) C#
7 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
7 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
7 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (17.95%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (15.38%) CLAS
8 6 (15.38%) Apache Hive
8 6 (15.38%) SIEM
8 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (15.38%) Big Data
8 6 (15.38%) Cloudera
8 6 (15.38%) Analytics
8 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
8 6 (15.38%) Ansible

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 21 (53.85%) ArcGIS
2 6 (15.38%) nginx
3 2 (5.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) IaaS
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (84.62%) GIS
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.95%) Geospatial Data
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.38%) Apache Hive
4 6 (15.38%) Big Data
4 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (7.69%) EDRMS
7 3 (7.69%) Spatial Data
8 2 (5.13%) Data Mart
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (5.13%) Pentaho
8 2 (5.13%) PowerCenter
8 2 (5.13%) QlikView
8 2 (5.13%) Sagent Data Flow
8 2 (5.13%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.38%) Maven
3 6 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (10.26%) Moq
4 4 (10.26%) MSTest
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium
4 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
4 4 (10.26%) webpack
5 2 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Electronics
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Local Government
2 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Consultant
2 6 (15.38%) GIS Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) GIS Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Assurance Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) WPF Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.13%) GIS Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ModSecurity
3 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.26%) Ajax
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (10.26%) Code First Entity Framework
3 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
3 4 (10.26%) OAuth2
3 4 (10.26%) OpenID
3 4 (10.26%) React
3 4 (10.26%) Redux
3 4 (10.26%) REST
3 4 (10.26%) Swagger
3 4 (10.26%) WCF
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) XML
3 4 (10.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) CentOS
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
1 6 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) OWASP
3 8 (20.51%) ETL
4 6 (15.38%) Analytics
4 6 (15.38%) DevOps
4 6 (15.38%) Information Management
4 6 (15.38%) SIEM
4 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (12.82%) Data Analytics
5 5 (12.82%) Data Management
6 4 (10.26%) Build Automation
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.26%) Change Data Capture
6 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 4 (10.26%) Release Management
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.38%) Dart
3 6 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) ES6
4 4 (10.26%) F#
4 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.26%) TypeScript
5 3 (7.69%) XAML
6 2 (5.13%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 2 (5.13%) R
7 1 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (15.38%) CLAS
3 4 (10.26%) CISSP
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Cloudera
2 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) Capita
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Cognos
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Informatica
5 2 (5.13%) Mapbox
5 2 (5.13%) OpenText
5 2 (5.13%) Syncsort
5 2 (5.13%) Talend
6 1 (2.56%) Northgate