The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Software in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Software over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 284 283 307
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 388 356 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.67% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 2.15% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 217 185
Average daily rate
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£448 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.76% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £355 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.19% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17811 16536 17521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 31.32% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10937 10252 10194
Average daily rate £410 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 660 892
Average hourly rate £18.26 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Enterprise Software
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Enterprise Software Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Enterprise Software
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Software within the UK.

Enterprise Software Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Software
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Software within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Enterprise Software Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Enterprise Software
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software within the UK.

Enterprise Software Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Software within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 356 £450 +20.00% 224
London +7 150 £475 +18.75% 81
South East -15 68 £465 +20.00% 48
East of England +6 39 £448 +19.33% 12
City of London +3 37 £495 +25.31% 23
West Midlands -3 33 £375 +7.14% 6
Essex +16 30 £448 -18.63% 1
North West -13 23 £525 +69.35% 21
Birmingham +10 20 £375 +61.29% 5
Scotland 0 20 £344 -5.17% 5
Oxfordshire -5 17 £495 +7.02% 2
Yorkshire -6 17 £325 +2.76% 37
West Yorkshire +8 16 £325 -25.28% 16
Berkshire +14 15 £465 +20.00% 18
East Midlands -7 15 £468 +49.60% 6
Surrey -8 13 £425 +14.86% 12
Cheshire +1 11 £635 +111.66% 9
Oxford -5 11 £500 +5.26%
Leeds +10 10 £325 -25.28% 14
South West -23 10 £400 +45.45% 11
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £413 -
Hampshire -21 8 £372 -0.78% 7
Northamptonshire +7 7 £468 +10.00% 2
Warrington -8 7 £635 +111.66% 3
Glasgow -9 7 £337 -13.06% 2
Manchester -13 7 £438 +25.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £350 -11.94% 1
Bristol -13 6 £650 +136.36% 4
Leicester +10 4 - - 1
Leicestershire +10 4 - - 2

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Enterprise Software also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Enterprise Software.

1 252 (31.90%) Java
2 242 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (24.94%) Oracle
4 184 (23.29%) SQL
5 177 (22.41%) Finance
6 163 (20.63%) HTML
7 146 (18.48%) Microsoft
8 144 (18.23%) .NET
9 141 (17.85%) CSS
10 131 (16.58%) JavaScript
11 127 (16.08%) XML
12 122 (15.44%) Web Services
13 121 (15.32%) SOA
14 114 (14.43%) OO
15 113 (14.30%) Windows
15 113 (14.30%) SQL Server
16 111 (14.05%) TDD
17 110 (13.92%) C#
18 106 (13.42%) Linux
19 105 (13.29%) Scrum
20 98 (12.41%) MVC
21 95 (12.03%) Spring
22 85 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
23 84 (10.63%) Relational Database
24 79 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
25 76 (9.62%) Degree
26 75 (9.49%) MySQL
27 70 (8.86%) UNIX
28 69 (8.73%) QA
29 68 (8.61%) BDD

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Enterprise Software also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Enterprise Software. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (5.06%) WebLogic
2 33 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (2.41%) CMS
7 18 (2.28%) Apache
7 18 (2.28%) Adobe CQ
8 13 (1.65%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.52%) Drupal
10 11 (1.39%) IIS
10 11 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.39%) Node.js
11 10 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.14%) MS Exchange
13 8 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.76%) Mule
14 6 (0.76%) nginx
15 5 (0.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 51 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.53%) MS Office
3 12 (1.52%) MS Project
4 10 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 21 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.14%) SAP PM
5 8 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.89%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 7 (0.89%) JDE OneWorld
7 6 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.63%) Tridion
9 4 (0.51%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.25%) Magento
11 2 (0.25%) SAP MRS
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (0.25%) Maximo
12 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
12 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (2.66%) SaaS
2 16 (2.03%) Force.com
3 8 (1.01%) PaaS
4 5 (0.63%) IaaS
5 4 (0.51%) Office 365
5 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.25%) GitHub
7 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.81%) LDAP
2 36 (4.56%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.04%) SSL
4 23 (2.91%) HTTP
4 23 (2.91%) SNMP
5 18 (2.28%) Internet
6 14 (1.77%) WAN
7 12 (1.52%) Firewall
8 11 (1.39%) LAN
9 9 (1.14%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.01%) DNS
10 8 (1.01%) DHCP
11 7 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (0.63%) LTE
12 5 (0.63%) SAN
13 4 (0.51%) VPN
13 4 (0.51%) FTP
13 4 (0.51%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.51%) Wireless
13 4 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (14.30%) SQL Server
2 84 (10.63%) Relational Database
3 75 (9.49%) MySQL
4 27 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.66%) MariaDB
6 16 (2.03%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.03%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.65%) Big Data
8 13 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.89%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (6.71%) Subversion
2 48 (6.08%) Selenium
3 46 (5.82%) Git (software)
4 43 (5.44%) JUnit
5 37 (4.68%) Cucumber
6 30 (3.80%) Maven
7 29 (3.67%) WebDriver
8 28 (3.54%) TeamCity
9 26 (3.29%) JIRA
10 25 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (3.04%) Hudson
12 22 (2.78%) JBehave
12 22 (2.78%) Ant
13 21 (2.66%) Mockito
13 21 (2.66%) Jenkins
14 20 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (2.28%) Eclipse
16 15 (1.90%) Visual Studio
17 11 (1.39%) Serena SBM
18 10 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 177 (22.41%) Finance
2 53 (6.71%) Banking
3 26 (3.29%) Back Office
4 23 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.77%) Retail
6 9 (1.14%) Advertising
6 9 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.14%) Marketing
7 6 (0.76%) Billing
8 5 (0.63%) Front Office
8 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.51%) Publishing
9 4 (0.51%) International Banking
10 3 (0.38%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.25%) Legal
11 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 282 (35.70%) Developer
2 177 (22.41%) Architect
3 82 (10.38%) Java Developer
4 77 (9.75%) Solutions Architect
5 63 (7.97%) Analyst
6 47 (5.95%) .NET Developer
7 41 (5.19%) Technical Architect
8 37 (4.68%) Senior Developer
9 36 (4.56%) Consultant
10 35 (4.43%) Software Engineer
11 32 (4.05%) C# Developer
12 31 (3.92%) Project Manager
12 31 (3.92%) Business Analyst
13 27 (3.42%) Enterprise Architect
14 23 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
15 21 (2.66%) Tester
16 19 (2.41%) Senior Java Developer
17 17 (2.15%) Python Developer
17 17 (2.15%) Applications Support
17 17 (2.15%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (20.63%) HTML
2 144 (18.23%) .NET
3 141 (17.85%) CSS
4 127 (16.08%) XML
5 122 (15.44%) Web Services
6 95 (12.03%) Spring
7 59 (7.47%) J2EE
8 55 (6.96%) HTML5
9 54 (6.84%) jQuery
10 52 (6.58%) ASP.NET
11 51 (6.46%) Hibernate
12 48 (6.08%) SOAP
13 44 (5.57%) .NET Framework
14 42 (5.32%) Middleware
15 40 (5.06%) Spring MVC
16 32 (4.05%) XSLT
16 32 (4.05%) JPA
17 31 (3.92%) REST
17 31 (3.92%) WCF
18 30 (3.80%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 36 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.29%) N-Tier
4 26 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.04%) Open Source
6 21 (2.66%) Data Integration
7 20 (2.53%) User Experience
8 12 (1.52%) New Media
8 12 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.52%) Device Driver
9 9 (1.14%) AS400
9 9 (1.14%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.14%) iPad
9 9 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.01%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.01%) iSeries
10 8 (1.01%) Statistics
11 7 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 113 (14.30%) Windows
2 106 (13.42%) Linux
3 70 (8.86%) UNIX
4 25 (3.16%) Mac OS X
5 21 (2.66%) Android
5 21 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.76%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.63%) Solaris
11 3 (0.38%) AIX
11 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.38%) CentOS
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.25%) HPUX
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (15.32%) SOA
3 114 (14.43%) OO
4 111 (14.05%) TDD
5 105 (13.29%) Scrum
6 98 (12.41%) MVC
7 85 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (8.61%) BDD
9 67 (8.48%) CRM
10 66 (8.35%) Web Development
11 60 (7.59%) Mentoring
12 58 (7.34%) Software Engineering
12 58 (7.34%) Project Management
13 40 (5.06%) Data Modelling
14 38 (4.81%) ERP
15 37 (4.68%) TOGAF
16 35 (4.43%) E-Commerce
17 34 (4.30%) UML
17 34 (4.30%) Information Security
17 34 (4.30%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 252 (31.90%) Java
2 184 (23.29%) SQL
3 131 (16.58%) JavaScript
4 110 (13.92%) C#
5 47 (5.95%) PL/SQL
6 34 (4.30%) PHP
7 28 (3.54%) Python
8 23 (2.91%) C++
9 17 (2.15%) Ruby
10 14 (1.77%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 13 (1.65%) XPath
11 13 (1.65%) XQuery
12 12 (1.52%) Groovy
13 11 (1.39%) Apex Code
13 11 (1.39%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.27%) C
15 9 (1.14%) Perl
15 9 (1.14%) VBA
15 9 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (9.62%) Degree
2 49 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.77%) MCP
6 11 (1.39%) MCTS
7 9 (1.14%) ISEB
8 6 (0.76%) MCSE
8 6 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.51%) LPIC
9 4 (0.51%) MCITP
9 4 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.51%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.38%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.38%) CCNP
10 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.25%) MBA
11 2 (0.25%) RHCE
11 2 (0.25%) CCNA
11 2 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.73%) QA
2 5 (0.63%) SLA
3 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.13%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (3.04%) Firmware
2 20 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.51%) XenApp
4 4 (0.51%) vCloud
5 3 (0.38%) Docker
5 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (3.92%) SCCM
2 26 (3.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (2.03%) Oracle Identity Management
4 13 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (1.65%) Puppet
5 9 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.01%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.89%) SCOM
8 6 (0.76%) Ansible
9 3 (0.38%) Salt
10 2 (0.25%) Kibana
10 2 (0.25%) logstash
10 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.25%) Nagios
10 2 (0.25%) WSUS
10 2 (0.25%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.13%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 197 (24.94%) Oracle
2 146 (18.48%) Microsoft
3 67 (8.48%) SAP
4 64 (8.10%) JBoss
5 26 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (3.16%) Adobe
7 22 (2.78%) HP
7 22 (2.78%) IBM
8 16 (2.03%) Zend
9 13 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.39%) Citrix
10 11 (1.39%) Serena
11 10 (1.27%) Sybase
12 9 (1.14%) Siebel
12 9 (1.14%) JD Edwards
12 9 (1.14%) Google
13 8 (1.01%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.01%) VMware
14 7 (0.89%) Sun
15 6 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 6 mth contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London, The City
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day. 6 mth contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £400 per day (1 month)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago