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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 236 316 248
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -68
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 478 251 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.52% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.35% 2.01% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 154 223
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 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.49% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £37.49 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.21 £23.95 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £80.50 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-6.27% +29.03%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14279 12486 14776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.39% 25.76% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7503 8588
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 618 756
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.04 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -14.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%

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 23 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 23 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 +81 447 £400 - 176
London +55 182 £460 +11.51% 80
South East +53 110 £363 +3.57% 40
Yorkshire -1 51 £320 -1.53% 18
City of London +11 49 £475 +22.58% 25
West Yorkshire +8 40 £320 - 9
Leeds -2 37 £320 - 8
Surrey +14 36 £425 +78.94% 9
East of England -19 30 £475 -2.56% 11
North West -6 28 £350 -3.44% 14
Berkshire +18 27 £398 +15.21% 11
South West -3 21 £400 +4.57% 2
Manchester +1 16 £350 -22.22% 6
Essex 0 16 £450 - 1
Scotland -12 15 £388 -8.82% 5
West Sussex +9 14 £338 -28.94% 2
Reading +6 14 £398 +15.21% 5
East Midlands -6 14 £185 -63.83% 2
Glasgow +4 9 £388 -4.61% 2
Hertfordshire 0 9 £475 -20.83% 3
North Yorkshire -8 9 £315 -19.23% 9
York -9 9 £315 -10.89% 9
Hampshire -4 8 £488 +39.28% 1
Somerset - 7 £400 - 1
Cheshire - 7 £420 - 4
Altrincham - 7 - -
Cardiff - 7 £500 - 1
Wales - 7 £500 - 3
South Wales - 7 £500 - 3
Southend-on-Sea -13 6 £490 - 1

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 305 (35.63%) Java
2 247 (28.86%) SQL
3 225 (26.29%) Oracle
4 190 (22.20%) Finance
5 186 (21.73%) Web Services
6 173 (20.21%) HTML
7 166 (19.39%) .NET
8 160 (18.69%) SQL Server
9 158 (18.46%) JavaScript
9 158 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
10 153 (17.87%) C#
11 145 (16.94%) CSS
11 145 (16.94%) Linux
12 144 (16.82%) TDD
13 139 (16.24%) Microsoft
14 137 (16.00%) UNIX
14 137 (16.00%) SOA
15 133 (15.54%) Scrum
16 127 (14.84%) Relational Database
17 123 (14.37%) OO
18 122 (14.25%) XML
19 118 (13.79%) Windows
20 109 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
21 101 (11.80%) Spring
22 95 (11.10%) jQuery
23 92 (10.75%) HTML5
24 88 (10.28%) Banking
25 82 (9.58%) ASP.NET
25 82 (9.58%) J2EE
26 81 (9.46%) Web Development

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 37 (4.32%) SharePoint
1 37 (4.32%) Tomcat
2 29 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 23 (2.69%) CMS
4 18 (2.10%) Apache
5 16 (1.87%) Confluence
5 16 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.75%) IIS
6 15 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (1.64%) Drupal
8 10 (1.17%) Node.js
8 10 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.93%) Alfresco
9 8 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.82%) Lync
10 7 (0.82%) SAS
10 7 (0.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 56 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.93%) MS Project
3 6 (0.70%) MS Office
4 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.12%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.05%) SAP PM
2 8 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.58%) RiskWrite
5 4 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
5 4 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.23%) Summit
7 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.23%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.12%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.04%) SaaS
2 16 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.82%) Force.com
4 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.47%) PaaS
6 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.23%) Office 365
6 2 (0.23%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.34%) Internet
2 17 (1.99%) HTTP
3 10 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.17%) NetScaler
4 9 (1.05%) LDAP
4 9 (1.05%) Intranet
4 9 (1.05%) SAN
5 8 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.93%) LAN
6 7 (0.82%) DNS
7 6 (0.70%) DHCP
7 6 (0.70%) Firewall
8 5 (0.58%) AMQP
9 4 (0.47%) SSL
9 4 (0.47%) FTP
9 4 (0.47%) VPN
9 4 (0.47%) WAN
9 4 (0.47%) Wireless
9 4 (0.47%) NAS
10 3 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 127 (14.84%) Relational Database
3 51 (5.96%) MySQL
4 33 (3.86%) Oracle Database
5 30 (3.50%) RDBMS
6 29 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.34%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 19 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.93%) EDRMS
13 8 (0.93%) OLAP
13 8 (0.93%) Big Data
14 7 (0.82%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 71 (8.29%) Subversion
2 69 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 60 (7.01%) JUnit
4 55 (6.43%) Maven
5 53 (6.19%) Selenium
6 36 (4.21%) Eclipse
7 32 (3.74%) WebDriver
8 31 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 30 (3.50%) JIRA
9 30 (3.50%) Cucumber
10 29 (3.39%) Visual Studio
11 28 (3.27%) Hudson
12 27 (3.15%) Jenkins
13 26 (3.04%) Ant
14 25 (2.92%) JBehave
14 25 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (2.80%) TeamCity
16 19 (2.22%) MSI
17 18 (2.10%) Mockito
18 15 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 190 (22.20%) Finance
2 88 (10.28%) Banking
3 37 (4.32%) Investment Banking
4 28 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.57%) Back Office
6 21 (2.45%) Retail
7 12 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (0.93%) Marketing
9 7 (0.82%) Publishing
10 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.58%) Legal
11 5 (0.58%) Front Office
12 4 (0.47%) Advertising
12 4 (0.47%) Games
13 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.35%) Billing
13 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 350 (40.89%) Developer
2 133 (15.54%) Architect
3 117 (13.67%) Java Developer
4 61 (7.13%) Analyst
5 57 (6.66%) .NET Developer
6 49 (5.72%) Python Developer
7 48 (5.61%) Project Manager
8 47 (5.49%) C# Developer
9 45 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 41 (4.79%) Tester
11 31 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 29 (3.39%) Senior Developer
12 29 (3.39%) Software Engineer
13 28 (3.27%) Consultant
14 25 (2.92%) Technical Architect
15 23 (2.69%) Web Developer
16 21 (2.45%) Business Analyst
17 19 (2.22%) Enterprise Architect
18 18 (2.10%) Applications Support
19 17 (1.99%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (21.73%) Web Services
2 173 (20.21%) HTML
3 166 (19.39%) .NET
4 145 (16.94%) CSS
5 122 (14.25%) XML
6 101 (11.80%) Spring
7 95 (11.10%) jQuery
8 92 (10.75%) HTML5
9 82 (9.58%) ASP.NET
9 82 (9.58%) J2EE
10 72 (8.41%) Hibernate
11 65 (7.59%) WCF
12 60 (7.01%) SOAP
13 49 (5.72%) Django
14 43 (5.02%) WPF
14 43 (5.02%) REST
15 37 (4.32%) Struts
16 35 (4.09%) JMS
17 34 (3.97%) .NET Framework
17 34 (3.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.32%) Computer Science
1 37 (4.32%) Open Source
1 37 (4.32%) N-Tier
2 31 (3.62%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.50%) Mobile App
4 17 (1.99%) Data Integration
5 11 (1.29%) Derivative
5 11 (1.29%) Visualisation
5 11 (1.29%) Clustering
6 10 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
6 10 (1.17%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.05%) Statistics
7 9 (1.05%) iPad
8 8 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 8 (0.93%) RIA
9 7 (0.82%) iPhone
10 6 (0.70%) Taxonomies
11 5 (0.58%) Streaming Music
11 5 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (0.58%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 145 (16.94%) Linux
2 137 (16.00%) UNIX
3 118 (13.79%) Windows
4 31 (3.62%) Android
5 27 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (2.10%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.99%) Solaris
9 13 (1.52%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.23%) AIX
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (16.82%) TDD
3 137 (16.00%) SOA
4 133 (15.54%) Scrum
5 123 (14.37%) OO
6 109 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (9.46%) Web Development
8 76 (8.88%) MVC
9 75 (8.76%) Project Management
10 72 (8.41%) Software Engineering
11 66 (7.71%) BDD
12 50 (5.84%) CRM
13 46 (5.37%) ITIL
14 45 (5.26%) UML
15 43 (5.02%) User Stories
16 42 (4.91%) Responsive Web Design
16 42 (4.91%) PRINCE2
16 42 (4.91%) Web Design
17 41 (4.79%) Migration
17 41 (4.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 305 (35.63%) Java
2 247 (28.86%) SQL
3 158 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 153 (17.87%) C#
5 69 (8.06%) Python
6 68 (7.94%) PL/SQL
7 27 (3.15%) T-SQL
8 26 (3.04%) PowerShell
9 24 (2.80%) PHP
10 20 (2.34%) Perl
10 20 (2.34%) Groovy
11 18 (2.10%) C++
12 16 (1.87%) C
12 16 (1.87%) VB
12 16 (1.87%) Ruby
13 15 (1.75%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.05%) XAML
15 9 (1.05%) VBScript
16 8 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (8.41%) Degree
2 34 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.10%) ISEB
5 14 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.29%) MCSE
7 7 (0.82%) MCITP
8 6 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.70%) CCA
8 6 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (0.70%) CCEA
9 5 (0.58%) PMP
9 5 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.58%) RHCE
10 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.35%) HND
11 3 (0.35%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.23%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.36%) QA
2 21 (2.45%) SLA
3 5 (0.58%) Basel III
4 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.47%) EMIR
4 4 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
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 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (1.64%) XenApp
4 13 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.29%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.70%) vSphere
8 5 (0.58%) XenServer
9 3 (0.35%) IAG
9 3 (0.35%) UAG
9 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.23%) Samba
11 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.05%) SCCM
3 7 (0.82%) SCOM
3 7 (0.82%) Nagios
4 6 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.58%) 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%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 225 (26.29%) Oracle
2 139 (16.24%) Microsoft
3 53 (6.19%) JBoss
4 34 (3.97%) Citrix
5 28 (3.27%) SAP
6 20 (2.34%) VMware
7 18 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.99%) Siebel
8 17 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.87%) TIBCO
10 14 (1.64%) Adobe
10 14 (1.64%) HP
10 14 (1.64%) AppSense
11 13 (1.52%) IBM
12 9 (1.05%) DevExpress
12 9 (1.05%) webMethods
13 7 (0.82%) Splunk
13 7 (0.82%) Informatica
13 7 (0.82%) Apple
14 6 (0.70%) Cognos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £260 to £310 per day depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Rate: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £370 - £405 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Salary Negotiable+Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400-£500pd
Posted: 21 days ago