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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 290 280 291
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 384 381 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 2.26% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 249 186
Average daily rate
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£425 £386 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.65% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%

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
17261 16878 16717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.48% 31.90% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10795 10341 9863
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 637 740
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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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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 -28 338 £425 +9.67% 205
London 0 155 £450 - 75
South East +10 78 £425 +8.28% 41
City of London -7 28 £575 +21.05% 17
Yorkshire -58 24 £400 +25.00% 20
North West -31 22 £425 -10.52% 23
Surrey +7 21 £400 -5.88% 5
Scotland -5 21 £340 -2.85% 9
Hampshire +13 18 £500 +36.98% 5
East of England +7 18 £481 +6.94% 9
Oxfordshire -8 13 £450 - 6
North East -11 13 £430 +7.50% 10
Manchester -15 12 £388 +21.09% 14
West Midlands -6 11 £475 +5.55% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £375 +20.96% 1
York -2 10 £400 +28.00% 2
Berkshire -2 10 £363 +3.57% 15
North Yorkshire -3 10 £400 +25.00% 8
South West -10 10 £375 -15.49% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 10 £430 +7.50% 8
Tyne and Wear -12 10 £430 +7.50% 8
West Yorkshire -66 10 £375 +17.18% 11
Reading +1 7 £350 -40.42% 6
East Midlands -7 7 - - 12
Glasgow -15 7 £394 +8.68% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £488 - 3
Watford - 7 £488 -
Cobham -1 6 £438 +8.02%
Oxford -14 6 £450 - 4
Bedfordshire +8 5 £225 -60.86% 1

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 289 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (29.87%) Java
3 174 (22.03%) Oracle
4 173 (21.90%) SQL
5 163 (20.63%) .NET
6 162 (20.51%) Web Services
7 153 (19.37%) Finance
8 146 (18.48%) SOA
9 142 (17.97%) JavaScript
10 140 (17.72%) HTML
11 131 (16.58%) XML
12 129 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 119 (15.06%) SQL Server
14 114 (14.43%) C#
14 114 (14.43%) Linux
15 109 (13.80%) Windows
16 108 (13.67%) CSS
17 96 (12.15%) TDD
18 95 (12.03%) MVC
19 93 (11.77%) Security Cleared
20 84 (10.63%) Spring
21 83 (10.51%) Scrum
22 82 (10.38%) J2EE
23 80 (10.13%) SOAP
24 68 (8.61%) ITIL
24 68 (8.61%) Project Management
24 68 (8.61%) Degree
25 67 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
25 67 (8.48%) OO
26 66 (8.35%) Hibernate

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 59 (7.47%) JBoss
2 35 (4.43%) WebLogic
3 31 (3.92%) IIS
3 31 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.29%) Confluence
5 22 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.66%) Apache
7 20 (2.53%) WebSphere
8 19 (2.41%) Mule ESB
9 17 (2.15%) Mule
10 13 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 12 (1.52%) nginx
12 11 (1.39%) Liferay
12 11 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (1.27%) MS Exchange
14 9 (1.14%) Node.js
15 8 (1.01%) CMS
16 7 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.76%) SAS
17 6 (0.76%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 36 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.53%) MS Office
3 9 (1.14%) MS Project
4 8 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.25%) Mingle
7 2 (0.25%) HipChat
8 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.51%) Tridion
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.25%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.06%) SaaS
3 24 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (1.39%) GitHub
5 11 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.76%) PaaS
7 5 (0.63%) IaaS
8 4 (0.51%) Force.com
9 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.25%) Taleo
11 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.30%) Firewall
2 32 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 30 (3.80%) LAN
3 30 (3.80%) WAN
3 30 (3.80%) Network Security
4 24 (3.04%) LDAP
5 20 (2.53%) DNS
6 19 (2.41%) Internet
7 18 (2.28%) DHCP
8 17 (2.15%) SSL
9 16 (2.03%) HTTP
9 16 (2.03%) SNMP
9 16 (2.03%) MPLS
10 15 (1.90%) OSPF
10 15 (1.90%) BGP
10 15 (1.90%) VPN
10 15 (1.90%) IPsec
11 14 (1.77%) Ethernet
12 10 (1.27%) ADSL
12 10 (1.27%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 43 (5.44%) MySQL
4 29 (3.67%) Oracle Database
5 26 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (2.28%) MongoDB
8 17 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 17 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.52%) Big Data
10 12 (1.52%) MariaDB
10 12 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.14%) DTS
12 9 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (5.06%) JIRA
2 39 (4.94%) Subversion
3 36 (4.56%) Maven
4 32 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 28 (3.54%) Git (software)
6 24 (3.04%) Selenium
7 19 (2.41%) Ant
8 15 (1.90%) JUnit
9 14 (1.77%) SoapUI
10 13 (1.65%) MSI
11 11 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.39%) Hudson
12 10 (1.27%) Gerrit
12 10 (1.27%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.14%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.14%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 153 (19.37%) Finance
2 30 (3.80%) Banking
3 29 (3.67%) Retail
4 21 (2.66%) Legal
5 18 (2.28%) Marketing
6 16 (2.03%) Back Office
7 15 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.39%) Billing
9 9 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.14%) Publishing
10 8 (1.01%) Front Office
11 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.63%) Automotive
12 3 (0.38%) Law
12 3 (0.38%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) International Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 271 (34.30%) Developer
2 154 (19.49%) Architect
3 81 (10.25%) Java Developer
4 61 (7.72%) Analyst
5 57 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
6 49 (6.20%) .NET Developer
7 47 (5.95%) Project Manager
8 36 (4.56%) Consultant
9 28 (3.54%) Enterprise Architect
10 27 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 26 (3.29%) Designer
11 26 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
12 25 (3.16%) C# Developer
13 24 (3.04%) Software Engineer
14 21 (2.66%) Tester
14 21 (2.66%) Data Architect
15 20 (2.53%) Applications Architect
16 16 (2.03%) Applications Support
16 16 (2.03%) C# .NET Developer
16 16 (2.03%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (20.63%) .NET
2 162 (20.51%) Web Services
3 140 (17.72%) HTML
4 131 (16.58%) XML
5 108 (13.67%) CSS
6 84 (10.63%) Spring
7 82 (10.38%) J2EE
8 80 (10.13%) SOAP
9 66 (8.35%) Hibernate
10 65 (8.23%) Middleware
11 64 (8.10%) HTML5
12 58 (7.34%) ASP.NET
13 53 (6.71%) jQuery
14 52 (6.58%) .NET Framework
15 46 (5.82%) REST
16 44 (5.57%) WCF
17 39 (4.94%) XSLT
18 36 (4.56%) Java EE
19 33 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC
20 32 (4.05%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 22 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 22 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.41%) N-Tier
7 16 (2.03%) User Experience
8 15 (1.90%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.39%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.27%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.27%) iPad
10 10 (1.27%) Clustering
11 9 (1.14%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.14%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.01%) PMI
13 7 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
14 6 (0.76%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 114 (14.43%) Linux
2 109 (13.80%) Windows
3 47 (5.95%) UNIX
4 44 (5.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.65%) Android
10 10 (1.27%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.14%) CentOS
11 9 (1.14%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.89%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.63%) VME
13 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.51%) AIX
15 3 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (18.48%) SOA
3 96 (12.15%) TDD
4 95 (12.03%) MVC
5 83 (10.51%) Scrum
6 68 (8.61%) ITIL
6 68 (8.61%) Project Management
7 67 (8.48%) OO
7 67 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (7.34%) Mentoring
9 55 (6.96%) DevOps
10 52 (6.58%) SDLC
11 51 (6.46%) Data Modelling
11 51 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (6.20%) UML
13 47 (5.95%) Migration
14 43 (5.44%) Change Management
15 41 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
16 39 (4.94%) PRINCE2
16 39 (4.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 236 (29.87%) Java
2 173 (21.90%) SQL
3 142 (17.97%) JavaScript
4 114 (14.43%) C#
5 29 (3.67%) PL/SQL
6 25 (3.16%) PowerShell
7 24 (3.04%) Perl
8 23 (2.91%) PHP
9 21 (2.66%) Python
9 21 (2.66%) Ruby
10 15 (1.90%) XQuery
11 13 (1.65%) Scala
12 12 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.52%) VBScript
13 11 (1.39%) VB
14 10 (1.27%) XPath
15 9 (1.14%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.14%) C
15 9 (1.14%) C++
16 8 (1.01%) REXX
Qualifications
1 93 (11.77%) Security Cleared
2 68 (8.61%) Degree
3 36 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (1.77%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.27%) CCNP
8 8 (1.01%) ISEB
8 8 (1.01%) CISSP
9 7 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.89%) PMP
10 6 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.76%) JNCIS
10 6 (0.76%) MCITP
11 5 (0.63%) CISM
11 5 (0.63%) MCTS
11 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.63%) MCSE
12 4 (0.51%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.53%) QA
2 11 (1.39%) SLA
3 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.41%) vCloud
4 16 (2.03%) Docker
5 6 (0.76%) Firmware
5 6 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.25%) XenServer
6 2 (0.25%) vSphere
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.25%) LXC
6 2 (0.25%) Squid
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 52 (6.58%) Puppet
2 36 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 18 (2.28%) SCCM
5 10 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
5 10 (1.27%) WMI
6 9 (1.14%) CloudHub
7 8 (1.01%) HAProxy
8 7 (0.89%) Ansible
8 7 (0.89%) Salt
8 7 (0.89%) Rundeck
9 6 (0.76%) Kibana
9 6 (0.76%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.76%) logstash
9 6 (0.76%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 174 (22.03%) Oracle
2 129 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 52 (6.58%) Red Hat
4 44 (5.57%) VMware
5 34 (4.30%) SAP
6 28 (3.54%) HP
7 26 (3.29%) IBM
8 22 (2.78%) Cisco
8 22 (2.78%) Adobe
9 19 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.90%) Google
11 14 (1.77%) Citrix
12 12 (1.52%) webMethods
13 10 (1.27%) TIBCO
13 10 (1.27%) Juniper
14 9 (1.14%) MuleSoft
15 8 (1.01%) Altiris
16 6 (0.76%) Telerik
16 6 (0.76%) Tandberg
16 6 (0.76%) Splunk
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Damco Solutions
Posted: 8 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Silverlink Technologies
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day + Dependant on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: C£350-£400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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