The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 238 313 244
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -69
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 474 246 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.52% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.31% 2.01% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 153 232
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £386
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £34.35 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.11 £23.60 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £40.00 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-9.38% +29.03%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +55 444 £400 - 232
London +49 181 £460 +15.00% 98
South East +62 111 £369 +6.88% 51
Yorkshire +2 52 £320 -0.77% 28
City of London +1 48 £475 +22.58% 26
West Yorkshire +7 41 £320 - 15
Surrey +18 38 £425 +78.94% 10
Leeds +4 38 £320 - 12
East of England -12 28 £475 -2.56% 12
Berkshire +10 26 £375 +21.95% 11
North West -1 26 £350 -3.44% 21
South West -7 21 £400 +4.57% 3
West Sussex +10 14 £338 -28.94% 2
East Midlands -5 14 £185 -63.83% 9
Manchester -7 14 £350 -22.22% 11
Essex -12 14 £490 - 3
Scotland -21 14 £388 -8.82% 5
Reading +7 13 £398 +16.91% 6
Glasgow +7 9 £388 +3.33% 2
Hertfordshire -1 9 £475 -20.83% 2
North Yorkshire -2 9 £315 -25.88% 12
York -10 9 £315 -7.14% 12
Hampshire +5 8 £488 +44.44% 2
South Wales -11 7 £500 +17.64% 4
Wales -13 7 £500 +17.64% 4
Somerset - 7 £400 - 1
Cheshire - 7 £420 - 4
Altrincham - 7 - -
Cardiff - 7 £500 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -13 6 £490 - 1

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 302 (35.45%) Java
2 246 (28.87%) SQL
3 222 (26.06%) Oracle
4 187 (21.95%) Web Services
5 185 (21.71%) Finance
6 172 (20.19%) HTML
7 165 (19.37%) .NET
8 164 (19.25%) SQL Server
9 160 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
10 157 (18.43%) JavaScript
11 152 (17.84%) C#
12 146 (17.14%) Linux
13 144 (16.90%) CSS
13 144 (16.90%) Microsoft
14 143 (16.78%) TDD
15 137 (16.08%) UNIX
16 136 (15.96%) SOA
17 132 (15.49%) Scrum
18 129 (15.14%) Relational Database
19 121 (14.20%) OO
19 121 (14.20%) XML
20 118 (13.85%) Windows
21 109 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
22 103 (12.09%) Spring
23 95 (11.15%) jQuery
24 92 (10.80%) HTML5
25 88 (10.33%) Banking
26 83 (9.74%) J2EE
27 82 (9.62%) ASP.NET
27 82 (9.62%) Web Development

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (4.58%) SharePoint
1 39 (4.58%) Tomcat
2 29 (3.40%) WebLogic
3 24 (2.82%) CMS
4 18 (2.11%) Apache
5 17 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (1.88%) IIS
6 16 (1.88%) Confluence
7 14 (1.64%) Drupal
8 11 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.17%) Node.js
10 9 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
10 9 (1.06%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.94%) SAS
11 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.94%) Alfresco
11 8 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
12 7 (0.82%) Lync
12 7 (0.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 57 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.94%) MS Project
3 6 (0.70%) MS Office
4 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.12%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.70%) SAP PM
3 5 (0.59%) RiskWrite
3 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
4 4 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.23%) Summit
6 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.23%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.05%) SaaS
2 16 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.70%) Force.com
4 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.47%) PaaS
6 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.23%) GitHub
6 2 (0.23%) Office 365
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.58%) Internet
2 16 (1.88%) HTTP
3 12 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.17%) Intranet
4 10 (1.17%) NetScaler
5 9 (1.06%) SAN
5 9 (1.06%) LDAP
5 9 (1.06%) DNS
5 9 (1.06%) LAN
6 8 (0.94%) Firewall
6 8 (0.94%) DHCP
7 7 (0.82%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.59%) AMQP
8 5 (0.59%) WAN
8 5 (0.59%) VPN
9 4 (0.47%) Wireless
9 4 (0.47%) FTP
9 4 (0.47%) SSL
9 4 (0.47%) NAS
10 3 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 129 (15.14%) Relational Database
3 51 (5.99%) MySQL
4 31 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 30 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (3.52%) Oracle Database
6 25 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 19 (2.23%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.94%) OLAP
12 8 (0.94%) EDRMS
12 8 (0.94%) Big Data
13 7 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (8.22%) Subversion
2 68 (7.98%) Git (software)
3 58 (6.81%) JUnit
4 54 (6.34%) Maven
5 52 (6.10%) Selenium
6 33 (3.87%) Eclipse
7 31 (3.64%) WebDriver
8 30 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (3.52%) JIRA
9 29 (3.40%) Visual Studio
9 29 (3.40%) Cucumber
10 27 (3.17%) Hudson
10 27 (3.17%) Jenkins
11 26 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (2.93%) Ant
13 24 (2.82%) JBehave
14 23 (2.70%) TeamCity
15 19 (2.23%) MSI
16 17 (2.00%) Mockito
17 15 (1.76%) SoapUI
General
1 185 (21.71%) Finance
2 88 (10.33%) Banking
3 37 (4.34%) Investment Banking
4 27 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.58%) Back Office
6 21 (2.46%) Retail
7 12 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.06%) Marketing
9 7 (0.82%) Publishing
10 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.59%) Front Office
11 5 (0.59%) Legal
12 4 (0.47%) Games
12 4 (0.47%) Advertising
13 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.35%) Billing
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 348 (40.85%) Developer
2 130 (15.26%) Architect
3 119 (13.97%) Java Developer
4 62 (7.28%) Analyst
5 56 (6.57%) .NET Developer
6 49 (5.75%) Project Manager
6 49 (5.75%) Python Developer
7 46 (5.40%) C# Developer
8 44 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
9 42 (4.93%) Tester
10 30 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 29 (3.40%) Software Engineer
11 29 (3.40%) Senior Developer
12 28 (3.29%) Consultant
13 24 (2.82%) Technical Architect
14 23 (2.70%) Web Developer
15 22 (2.58%) Business Analyst
16 19 (2.23%) Enterprise Architect
17 18 (2.11%) Applications Support
18 17 (2.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (21.95%) Web Services
2 172 (20.19%) HTML
3 165 (19.37%) .NET
4 144 (16.90%) CSS
5 121 (14.20%) XML
6 103 (12.09%) Spring
7 95 (11.15%) jQuery
8 92 (10.80%) HTML5
9 83 (9.74%) J2EE
10 82 (9.62%) ASP.NET
11 71 (8.33%) Hibernate
12 63 (7.39%) WCF
13 59 (6.92%) SOAP
14 49 (5.75%) Django
15 44 (5.16%) REST
16 41 (4.81%) WPF
17 36 (4.23%) Struts
18 35 (4.11%) Ajax
19 34 (3.99%) JMS
20 33 (3.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (4.46%) Computer Science
1 38 (4.46%) Open Source
1 38 (4.46%) N-Tier
2 31 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 11 (1.29%) Derivative
5 11 (1.29%) Visualisation
5 11 (1.29%) Clustering
6 9 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.06%) Statistics
6 9 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (1.06%) iPad
6 9 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 8 (0.94%) RIA
8 7 (0.82%) iPhone
9 6 (0.70%) Replication
9 6 (0.70%) Taxonomies
10 5 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (0.59%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 146 (17.14%) Linux
2 137 (16.08%) UNIX
3 118 (13.85%) Windows
4 31 (3.64%) Android
5 26 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (2.11%) Mac OS X
8 17 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (2.00%) Solaris
9 15 (1.76%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.23%) AIX
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (16.78%) TDD
3 136 (15.96%) SOA
4 132 (15.49%) Scrum
5 121 (14.20%) OO
6 109 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (9.62%) Web Development
8 75 (8.80%) MVC
9 74 (8.69%) Software Engineering
9 74 (8.69%) Project Management
10 65 (7.63%) BDD
11 50 (5.87%) CRM
12 48 (5.63%) ITIL
13 43 (5.05%) User Stories
13 43 (5.05%) UML
14 42 (4.93%) PRINCE2
14 42 (4.93%) Web Design
14 42 (4.93%) Responsive Web Design
15 41 (4.81%) Multithreading
15 41 (4.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 302 (35.45%) Java
2 246 (28.87%) SQL
3 157 (18.43%) JavaScript
4 152 (17.84%) C#
5 69 (8.10%) Python
6 68 (7.98%) PL/SQL
7 27 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 25 (2.93%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.82%) PHP
10 20 (2.35%) Perl
11 18 (2.11%) C
12 17 (2.00%) Groovy
12 17 (2.00%) C++
13 16 (1.88%) VB
13 16 (1.88%) Ruby
14 15 (1.76%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.06%) VBScript
17 8 (0.94%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 71 (8.33%) Degree
2 34 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.23%) ISEB
5 16 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.41%) MCSE
7 8 (0.94%) MCITP
8 6 (0.70%) CCA
8 6 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (0.70%) CCEA
8 6 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.59%) PMP
9 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.59%) RHCE
10 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.35%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.35%) HND
12 2 (0.23%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.39%) QA
2 21 (2.46%) SLA
3 5 (0.59%) Basel III
4 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.47%) EMIR
4 4 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.23%) FATCA
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.76%) XenApp
4 11 (1.29%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.70%) vSphere
7 5 (0.59%) XenServer
8 3 (0.35%) IAG
8 3 (0.35%) UAG
8 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.23%) Samba
9 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.12%) vCloud
10 1 (0.12%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.06%) SCCM
3 7 (0.82%) SCOM
3 7 (0.82%) Nagios
4 6 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.23%) Puppet
6 2 (0.23%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.12%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 222 (26.06%) Oracle
2 144 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 51 (5.99%) JBoss
4 35 (4.11%) Citrix
5 25 (2.93%) SAP
6 22 (2.58%) VMware
7 18 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 18 (2.11%) Siebel
8 16 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.88%) TIBCO
9 15 (1.76%) HP
10 14 (1.64%) AppSense
11 13 (1.53%) Adobe
11 13 (1.53%) IBM
12 9 (1.06%) DevExpress
12 9 (1.06%) webMethods
13 7 (0.82%) Splunk
13 7 (0.82%) Informatica
13 7 (0.82%) Apple
14 6 (0.70%) Serena
Manchester, Lancashire
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £260 to £310 per day depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Applitracker
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Applitracker
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago