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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 268 306 292
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -14
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 412 301 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.56% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 2.16% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 191 193
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.12%

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
14390 13929 14463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.53% 26.13% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8615 8533 8398
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 619 621 795
Average hourly rate £18.53 £19.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +40 376 £425 +13.33% 213
London +23 157 £450 +12.50% 92
South East +15 56 £409 +16.78% 43
Yorkshire +34 43 £325 -1.51% 25
North West +17 40 £500 +60.00% 12
West Yorkshire +43 37 £325 +8.33% 7
City of London +24 37 £490 +26.04% 25
Leeds +36 32 £325 +8.33% 5
East of England -14 31 £448 +15.48% 17
West Midlands -11 27 £375 +7.14% 7
Essex +22 23 £448 - 2
Cheshire +10 22 £500 +66.66% 3
Scotland +3 22 £346 -23.05% 8
Surrey +17 16 £425 -10.52% 12
Birmingham +11 16 £375 +41.50% 3
Berkshire +15 13 £475 +72.72% 16
Warrington -5 13 £500 +66.66% 1
East Midlands -8 12 £555 +85.00% 2
Manchester +2 11 £406 -18.75% 5
Hampshire -12 11 £365 -2.66% 4
Glasgow -6 10 £350 -17.64% 1
South West -34 8 £406 +47.72% 11
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £419 - 1
Warwickshire -7 6 £500 +42.85%
North Yorkshire +2 5 £300 -9.09% 12
Bristol -18 5 £544 +97.72% 3
East Sussex - 5 £450 - 3
Brighton - 5 £450 - 3
York +9 4 £313 -7.06% 7
Northamptonshire 0 4 £410 -3.52%

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 264 (32.51%) Java
2 209 (25.74%) Oracle
3 201 (24.75%) SQL
4 196 (24.14%) Finance
5 174 (21.43%) HTML
6 161 (19.83%) .NET
7 154 (18.97%) JavaScript
8 153 (18.84%) CSS
9 144 (17.73%) Web Services
10 134 (16.50%) Microsoft
11 131 (16.13%) C#
12 128 (15.76%) OO
13 124 (15.27%) SQL Server
14 121 (14.90%) TDD
15 120 (14.78%) Linux
16 113 (13.92%) Scrum
17 110 (13.55%) XML
18 108 (13.30%) SOA
19 107 (13.18%) Windows
20 104 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
21 102 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
22 101 (12.44%) Relational Database
23 98 (12.07%) MVC
24 86 (10.59%) Spring
24 86 (10.59%) UNIX
25 84 (10.34%) Degree
26 83 (10.22%) BDD
27 80 (9.85%) Subversion
28 74 (9.11%) Web Development
29 73 (8.99%) ASP.NET

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.08%) CMS
3 24 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.71%) Adobe CQ
5 21 (2.59%) WebLogic
6 18 (2.22%) Apache
7 17 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (1.85%) IIS
8 15 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (1.72%) Drupal
10 11 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.11%) Node.js
13 8 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.99%) Mule
14 7 (0.86%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.74%) nginx
16 5 (0.62%) Alfresco
17 4 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.60%) MS Office
3 11 (1.35%) MS Project
4 8 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 17 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.11%) SAP PM
4 8 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.86%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 7 (0.86%) JDE OneWorld
6 5 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.62%) Tridion
7 4 (0.49%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.25%) SAP MRS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.12%) TRIRIGA
10 1 (0.12%) Magento
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.34%) SaaS
2 12 (1.48%) Force.com
3 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.86%) PaaS
5 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.49%) IaaS
7 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.37%) GitHub
7 3 (0.37%) Office 365
8 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.33%) LDAP
2 25 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.46%) Internet
4 18 (2.22%) SNMP
5 17 (2.09%) WAN
5 17 (2.09%) HTTP
5 17 (2.09%) SSL
6 14 (1.72%) LAN
7 11 (1.35%) Firewall
8 8 (0.99%) DNS
8 8 (0.99%) DHCP
9 7 (0.86%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.86%) SAN
10 6 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
11 5 (0.62%) LTE
12 4 (0.49%) 3G
12 4 (0.49%) FTP
12 4 (0.49%) Wireless
13 3 (0.37%) VPN
13 3 (0.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 101 (12.44%) Relational Database
3 63 (7.76%) MySQL
4 30 (3.69%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.09%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.97%) RDBMS
7 16 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.97%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.35%) MariaDB
10 9 (1.11%) Big Data
11 7 (0.86%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.86%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 80 (9.85%) Subversion
2 72 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 60 (7.39%) Selenium
4 59 (7.27%) JUnit
5 51 (6.28%) Cucumber
6 41 (5.05%) TeamCity
7 38 (4.68%) WebDriver
8 36 (4.43%) Hudson
9 32 (3.94%) JBehave
10 31 (3.82%) Mockito
11 30 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (2.83%) Maven
13 22 (2.71%) Jenkins
14 20 (2.46%) Eclipse
15 19 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (2.34%) JIRA
15 19 (2.34%) Visual Studio
16 14 (1.72%) Ant
17 10 (1.23%) Apache Ivy
18 8 (0.99%) MSI
General
1 196 (24.14%) Finance
2 55 (6.77%) Banking
3 24 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.46%) Back Office
5 14 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.48%) Retail
7 10 (1.23%) Advertising
8 9 (1.11%) Marketing
8 9 (1.11%) Publishing
9 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.62%) Legal
10 5 (0.62%) Front Office
11 4 (0.49%) Billing
11 4 (0.49%) International Banking
12 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.25%) Games
13 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 298 (36.70%) Developer
2 163 (20.07%) Architect
3 83 (10.22%) Java Developer
4 72 (8.87%) Solutions Architect
5 64 (7.88%) Analyst
6 53 (6.53%) .NET Developer
7 45 (5.54%) Technical Architect
8 39 (4.80%) Consultant
9 38 (4.68%) C# Developer
10 36 (4.43%) Python Developer
10 36 (4.43%) Software Engineer
11 34 (4.19%) Business Analyst
12 33 (4.06%) Senior Developer
13 30 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
14 29 (3.57%) Tester
15 28 (3.45%) Project Manager
16 22 (2.71%) Team Leader
17 21 (2.59%) Enterprise Architect
18 20 (2.46%) Python/Django Developer
19 18 (2.22%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (21.43%) HTML
2 161 (19.83%) .NET
3 153 (18.84%) CSS
4 144 (17.73%) Web Services
5 110 (13.55%) XML
6 86 (10.59%) Spring
7 73 (8.99%) ASP.NET
8 71 (8.74%) HTML5
9 66 (8.13%) jQuery
10 52 (6.40%) Hibernate
11 48 (5.91%) J2EE
12 46 (5.67%) SOAP
13 38 (4.68%) .NET Framework
14 37 (4.56%) Django
15 33 (4.06%) Spring MVC
15 33 (4.06%) WCF
16 32 (3.94%) Java EE
16 32 (3.94%) Struts
17 30 (3.69%) JPA
18 29 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.56%) Computer Science
2 35 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 27 (3.33%) Open Source
4 20 (2.46%) Data Integration
4 20 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.09%) Firmware
6 12 (1.48%) New Media
7 11 (1.35%) Statistics
7 11 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.23%) Device Driver
8 10 (1.23%) Reference Data
9 9 (1.11%) Taxonomies
10 8 (0.99%) Equities
10 8 (0.99%) iPad
11 7 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.86%) iSeries
11 7 (0.86%) RIA
11 7 (0.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 120 (14.78%) Linux
2 107 (13.18%) Windows
3 86 (10.59%) UNIX
4 21 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.46%) Android
6 16 (1.97%) Mac OS X
7 14 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.11%) Solaris
11 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.62%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.25%) AIX
15 2 (0.25%) HPUX
15 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.25%) CentOS
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (15.76%) OO
2 121 (14.90%) TDD
3 113 (13.92%) Scrum
4 108 (13.30%) SOA
5 104 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (12.07%) MVC
8 83 (10.22%) BDD
9 74 (9.11%) Web Development
10 63 (7.76%) Project Management
11 61 (7.51%) Software Engineering
12 60 (7.39%) CRM
13 43 (5.30%) E-Commerce
13 43 (5.30%) Web Design
14 42 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
15 41 (5.05%) UML
16 35 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (4.31%) User Stories
17 32 (3.94%) ITIL
17 32 (3.94%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 264 (32.51%) Java
2 201 (24.75%) SQL
3 154 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 131 (16.13%) C#
5 61 (7.51%) PL/SQL
6 50 (6.16%) Python
7 31 (3.82%) PHP
8 21 (2.59%) C++
9 19 (2.34%) T-SQL
9 19 (2.34%) Ruby
10 13 (1.60%) Groovy
11 12 (1.48%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.35%) Perl
13 10 (1.23%) C
13 10 (1.23%) VBA
14 8 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.99%) Scala
15 7 (0.86%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 84 (10.34%) Degree
2 48 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.35%) MCP
6 8 (0.99%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.99%) ISEB
6 8 (0.99%) MCTS
7 6 (0.74%) MCSE
8 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.62%) PMP
8 5 (0.62%) RHCE
9 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.49%) ISSAP
9 4 (0.49%) LPIC
10 3 (0.37%) MCITP
10 3 (0.37%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.37%) CCNP
11 2 (0.25%) CCIE
11 2 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.62%) QA
2 11 (1.35%) SLA
3 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.12%) Basel III
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
4 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.12%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.62%) XenApp
5 3 (0.37%) vCloud
5 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.25%) XenServer
6 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.25%) Docker
7 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (3.20%) SCCM
2 21 (2.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.86%) Puppet
4 7 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.86%) SCOM
5 5 (0.62%) Ansible
5 5 (0.62%) Nagios
6 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.25%) Salt
7 2 (0.25%) Kibana
7 2 (0.25%) logstash
8 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 209 (25.74%) Oracle
2 134 (16.50%) Microsoft
3 61 (7.51%) SAP
4 55 (6.77%) JBoss
5 29 (3.57%) Adobe
6 27 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.34%) HP
8 18 (2.22%) Citrix
9 17 (2.09%) IBM
10 16 (1.97%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.48%) VMware
12 10 (1.23%) Siebel
12 10 (1.23%) Sybase
12 10 (1.23%) Zend
13 9 (1.11%) JD Edwards
14 8 (0.99%) Serena
14 8 (0.99%) SolarWinds
15 7 (0.86%) Google
15 7 (0.86%) CA
16 6 (0.74%) AppSense
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day for 6 Months
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Cyber Team
Rate: From £180 to £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day Rate Dependant on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day excellent rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Vitamin T
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Real Time Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Dundee
OHO Group
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 days ago