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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 271 284 320
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +36
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 479 391 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.69% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.52% 2.14% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 239 193
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £301 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £36.40

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
18982 18289 17300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.97% 32.33% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 10984 10453
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 754 713
Average hourly rate £21.15 £19.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £45.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +6 423 £425 - 198
London +24 182 £445 -1.11% 58
South East +9 82 £438 +8.02% 54
Yorkshire -32 40 £375 +16.27% 13
Scotland +9 37 £350 +1.08% 13
East of England +3 31 £475 +4.68% 7
North West -22 29 £531 +6.25% 19
Hampshire +18 27 £408 +11.64% 7
City of London -7 25 £444 -9.43% 9
West Yorkshire -35 25 £350 +7.69% 7
Berkshire +8 24 £500 +5.26% 18
West Midlands +4 24 £420 +12.00% 15
Surrey -3 19 £303 -28.82% 1
Leeds -37 19 £375 +15.38% 6
Edinburgh -2 16 £425 - 4
North East - 16 £500 - 5
Tyne and Wear - 15 £500 - 5
Manchester -6 14 £450 +5.88% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £500 - 5
Reading +1 12 £500 -14.89% 13
South West -2 12 £369 -15.77% 12
Cambridgeshire +3 11 £538 - 2
York +1 11 £400 +28.00% 1
North Yorkshire +1 11 £400 +33.33% 2
Bradford -5 10 £350 -
Hertfordshire +6 9 £475 - 3
Glasgow +5 9 £325 -7.14% 3
Bracknell +3 9 £413 -
Cumbria - 9 £550 - 3
Cambridge - 8 £538 -

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 294 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (29.46%) Java
3 202 (24.19%) SQL
4 181 (21.68%) Oracle
5 169 (20.24%) .NET
6 167 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 149 (17.84%) Finance
8 142 (17.01%) Microsoft
9 140 (16.77%) Windows
10 132 (15.81%) SOA
11 131 (15.69%) SQL Server
12 129 (15.45%) C#
13 127 (15.21%) HTML
14 121 (14.49%) Security Cleared
15 118 (14.13%) Linux
16 117 (14.01%) CSS
17 113 (13.53%) Web Services
17 113 (13.53%) XML
18 110 (13.17%) TDD
19 85 (10.18%) J2EE
20 82 (9.82%) ITIL
20 82 (9.82%) Scrum
21 81 (9.70%) MVC
22 76 (9.10%) OO
23 74 (8.86%) Project Management
24 73 (8.74%) Middleware
24 73 (8.74%) VMware
24 73 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
24 73 (8.74%) Mentoring
25 71 (8.50%) Spring

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 51 (6.11%) JBoss
2 38 (4.55%) IIS
3 33 (3.95%) WebLogic
4 31 (3.71%) Apache
5 30 (3.59%) SharePoint
6 29 (3.47%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.75%) Confluence
8 21 (2.51%) WebSphere
9 17 (2.04%) nginx
9 17 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (2.04%) Node.js
10 15 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
11 14 (1.68%) Liferay
12 12 (1.44%) CMS
12 12 (1.44%) MS Exchange
12 12 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (1.20%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.04%) MS Office
3 8 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.84%) MS Project
5 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.24%) Mingle
6 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.24%) HipChat
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.47%) SaaS
3 16 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.96%) PaaS
7 6 (0.72%) IaaS
8 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.24%) Taleo
10 2 (0.24%) GitHub
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.99%) Firewall
2 34 (4.07%) WAN
2 34 (4.07%) TCP/IP
3 33 (3.95%) LAN
4 23 (2.75%) DNS
4 23 (2.75%) Internet
5 21 (2.51%) DHCP
6 20 (2.40%) BGP
7 19 (2.28%) MPLS
7 19 (2.28%) VPN
7 19 (2.28%) Network Security
8 18 (2.16%) IPsec
8 18 (2.16%) OSPF
9 17 (2.04%) SSL
9 17 (2.04%) Ethernet
9 17 (2.04%) LDAP
10 15 (1.80%) SNMP
11 14 (1.68%) IPv4
11 14 (1.68%) IPv6
12 12 (1.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 45 (5.39%) MySQL
4 39 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (4.43%) Oracle Database
6 30 (3.59%) MongoDB
7 28 (3.35%) NoSQL
7 28 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (2.51%) Big Data
9 20 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 15 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.44%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.32%) QlikView
13 11 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.20%) DTS
14 10 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (4.91%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.67%) JIRA
3 38 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 33 (3.95%) Maven
5 32 (3.83%) Selenium
6 26 (3.11%) Subversion
7 23 (2.75%) Ant
7 23 (2.75%) Hudson
8 20 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.92%) MSI
10 13 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (1.56%) Gerrit
10 13 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.44%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.44%) JMeter
12 11 (1.32%) JUnit
12 11 (1.32%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.32%) Artifactory
13 10 (1.20%) Mercurial
General
1 149 (17.84%) Finance
2 46 (5.51%) Banking
3 34 (4.07%) Retail
4 17 (2.04%) Legal
5 16 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.92%) Marketing
6 15 (1.80%) Billing
6 15 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.68%) Back Office
8 12 (1.44%) Publishing
9 6 (0.72%) Front Office
9 6 (0.72%) Automotive
10 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.48%) Local Government
11 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Law
12 2 (0.24%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 277 (33.17%) Developer
2 171 (20.48%) Architect
3 77 (9.22%) Java Developer
4 65 (7.78%) Analyst
5 62 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
6 48 (5.75%) Consultant
6 48 (5.75%) Project Manager
7 47 (5.63%) .NET Developer
8 32 (3.83%) Senior Developer
9 29 (3.47%) Enterprise Architect
10 28 (3.35%) C# Developer
11 26 (3.11%) Applications Architect
11 26 (3.11%) Designer
12 20 (2.40%) Tester
12 20 (2.40%) Software Engineer
13 19 (2.28%) Technical Architect
13 19 (2.28%) Administrator
13 19 (2.28%) Oracle Developer
13 19 (2.28%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (20.24%) .NET
2 127 (15.21%) HTML
3 117 (14.01%) CSS
4 113 (13.53%) Web Services
4 113 (13.53%) XML
5 85 (10.18%) J2EE
6 73 (8.74%) Middleware
7 71 (8.50%) Spring
8 70 (8.38%) ASP.NET
9 59 (7.07%) jQuery
10 57 (6.83%) SOAP
11 56 (6.71%) Hibernate
12 53 (6.35%) HTML5
13 47 (5.63%) WCF
14 40 (4.79%) .NET Framework
15 34 (4.07%) REST
16 31 (3.71%) Ajax
17 29 (3.47%) Java EE
17 29 (3.47%) CSS3
17 29 (3.47%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 30 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.99%) N-Tier
5 24 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.40%) Client/Server
7 19 (2.28%) User Experience
8 18 (2.16%) Data Integration
9 17 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.68%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.08%) PMI
11 9 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 8 (0.96%) iPad
13 7 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
13 7 (0.84%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.84%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.84%) Clustering
13 7 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.60%) IVR
14 5 (0.60%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 140 (16.77%) Windows
2 118 (14.13%) Linux
3 52 (6.23%) UNIX
4 35 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (2.40%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.56%) CentOS
9 13 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.44%) Android
11 9 (1.08%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.84%) Solaris
12 7 (0.84%) AIX
12 7 (0.84%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.72%) VME
14 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (15.81%) SOA
3 110 (13.17%) TDD
4 82 (9.82%) Scrum
4 82 (9.82%) ITIL
5 81 (9.70%) MVC
6 76 (9.10%) OO
7 74 (8.86%) Project Management
8 73 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (8.74%) Mentoring
9 60 (7.19%) Change Management
10 56 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (6.71%) DevOps
11 55 (6.59%) SDLC
12 53 (6.35%) Migration
13 51 (6.11%) Data Modelling
14 45 (5.39%) UML
15 43 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
15 43 (5.15%) BDD
16 41 (4.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 246 (29.46%) Java
2 202 (24.19%) SQL
3 167 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 129 (15.45%) C#
5 43 (5.15%) Python
5 43 (5.15%) PowerShell
6 42 (5.03%) Perl
7 35 (4.19%) Ruby
8 29 (3.47%) PHP
9 23 (2.75%) Scala
10 20 (2.40%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.40%) VBScript
11 19 (2.28%) XQuery
12 18 (2.16%) C++
13 14 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.56%) C
15 11 (1.32%) Tcl
16 10 (1.20%) REXX
16 10 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 63 (7.54%) Degree
3 52 (6.23%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.51%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.44%) CCNP
7 10 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.84%) ISEB
9 6 (0.72%) JNCIS
10 5 (0.60%) MCTS
10 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.60%) CISSP
10 5 (0.60%) MCSE
11 4 (0.48%) CCIE
11 4 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.48%) CCDE
12 2 (0.24%) CISM
12 2 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.55%) QA
2 9 (1.08%) SLA
3 5 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.24%) WCAG
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) Basel II
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 35 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (2.99%) Docker
3 24 (2.87%) vCloud
3 24 (2.87%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.80%) vSphere
5 13 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.24%) Firmware
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.24%) XenServer
8 2 (0.24%) LXC
9 1 (0.12%) HDFS
9 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.12%) XenApp
9 1 (0.12%) Squid
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 56 (6.71%) Puppet
2 45 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (1.68%) SCCM
4 14 (1.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (1.44%) WMI
6 11 (1.32%) HAProxy
7 10 (1.20%) Ansible
7 10 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 10 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (0.72%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.72%) Salt
9 6 (0.72%) Rundeck
10 5 (0.60%) Kibana
10 5 (0.60%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.60%) logstash
11 4 (0.48%) SCOM
12 3 (0.36%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 181 (21.68%) Oracle
2 142 (17.01%) Microsoft
3 73 (8.74%) VMware
4 45 (5.39%) Red Hat
5 42 (5.03%) SAP
6 34 (4.07%) IBM
7 32 (3.83%) HP
8 31 (3.71%) Cisco
9 22 (2.63%) Adobe
10 16 (1.92%) Citrix
11 15 (1.80%) Google
12 12 (1.44%) Juniper
13 11 (1.32%) webMethods
14 10 (1.20%) hybris
15 9 (1.08%) Pega
15 9 (1.08%) Splunk
15 9 (1.08%) Sun
16 8 (0.96%) Symantec
17 7 (0.84%) TIBCO
17 7 (0.84%) Atlassian
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £650 - £730 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
aap3
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Candidate Source
Rate: £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago