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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 292 242 327
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +85
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 370 475 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.84% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 2.72% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 245 158
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £34.35 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.38%

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
16905 17481 14911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.25% 31.01% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10395 10746 8904
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 665 713
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -52 338 £400 - 208
London -28 143 £400 -13.04% 82
South East -53 77 £375 +1.69% 39
City of London +7 37 £430 -11.79% 26
Scotland +12 25 £363 -4.91% 5
West Midlands +5 25 £550 +37.50% 23
Oxfordshire - 24 £375 - 6
North West -21 23 £330 -2.22% 14
Oxford - 21 £425 - 2
East of England +10 20 £425 -10.52% 10
West Sussex -13 16 £294 -12.96% 1
Edinburgh +8 14 £363 - 2
East Midlands +4 14 £400 +49.53% 9
South West -3 14 £340 -15.00% 10
Manchester -7 13 £313 -10.71% 9
North East +14 12 £481 +48.07% 4
Tyne and Wear +14 11 £488 - 2
Essex +8 11 £425 -5.55% 1
Hampshire -5 11 £341 -30.10% 2
Glasgow -4 8 £325 -13.33% 2
Berkshire -12 8 £488 +30.00% 13
Birmingham -3 7 £550 +57.14% 2
Surrey -30 7 £550 +29.41% 7
West Yorkshire -41 7 - - 7
Yorkshire -59 7 - - 17
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £450 +26.31%
Somerset 0 6 £335 -16.25% 2
Coventry +10 5 £550 +27.90% 3
Milton Keynes -3 5 £450 +26.31%
Warwickshire - 5 £650 - 2

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 249 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (29.09%) Java
3 173 (23.41%) Oracle
4 163 (22.06%) Web Services
5 151 (20.43%) SOA
6 150 (20.30%) Finance
7 147 (19.89%) SQL
7 147 (19.89%) .NET
8 129 (17.46%) Microsoft
9 124 (16.78%) HTML
10 122 (16.51%) XML
11 113 (15.29%) Windows
11 113 (15.29%) JavaScript
12 108 (14.61%) SQL Server
13 106 (14.34%) Linux
14 99 (13.40%) MVC
15 97 (13.13%) C#
16 91 (12.31%) CSS
17 77 (10.42%) TDD
18 70 (9.47%) SOAP
19 68 (9.20%) Scrum
20 64 (8.66%) Spring
21 63 (8.53%) XSLT
22 62 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
23 61 (8.25%) Security Cleared
23 61 (8.25%) OO
24 60 (8.12%) Subversion
25 57 (7.71%) HTML5
25 57 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
26 56 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (5.41%) JBoss
2 37 (5.01%) WebLogic
3 27 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.84%) Tomcat
4 21 (2.84%) Mule ESB
5 20 (2.71%) Mule
6 19 (2.57%) CMS
6 19 (2.57%) WebSphere
6 19 (2.57%) IIS
7 17 (2.30%) Confluence
8 14 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (1.62%) Node.js
9 12 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
10 11 (1.49%) Apache
10 11 (1.49%) SAS
11 10 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (1.22%) GlassFish
13 7 (0.95%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.95%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.57%) MS Office
3 10 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.68%) MS Project
5 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.27%) SPSS
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.54%) Tridion
5 3 (0.41%) Agresso
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.27%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.27%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 52 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.06%) SaaS
3 26 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (2.98%) GitHub
5 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.08%) Force.com
7 6 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.68%) PaaS
9 3 (0.41%) IaaS
9 3 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.79%) Network Security
2 20 (2.71%) SSL
3 19 (2.57%) Internet
4 18 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.30%) LDAP
6 16 (2.17%) LAN
6 16 (2.17%) WAN
6 16 (2.17%) HTTP
6 16 (2.17%) Firewall
7 12 (1.62%) SMS
8 11 (1.49%) Intranet
8 11 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (1.22%) MVNO
9 9 (1.22%) SNMP
10 8 (1.08%) DNS
11 6 (0.81%) SAN
11 6 (0.81%) DHCP
12 5 (0.68%) VLAN
13 4 (0.54%) X.500
13 4 (0.54%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 44 (5.95%) MySQL
4 23 (3.11%) Oracle Database
5 20 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.44%) Big Data
7 17 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (2.17%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (2.03%) NoSQL
10 14 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.62%) MariaDB
12 10 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.08%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.08%) QlikView
13 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.95%) DB2
14 7 (0.95%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 60 (8.12%) Subversion
2 49 (6.63%) Maven
3 27 (3.65%) JIRA
4 24 (3.25%) Git (software)
5 23 (3.11%) Jenkins
6 21 (2.84%) Ant
7 20 (2.71%) Eclipse
8 18 (2.44%) Selenium
9 16 (2.17%) JUnit
10 14 (1.89%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.35%) SoapUI
13 9 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (1.08%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.08%) Hudson
15 7 (0.95%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.95%) NetBeans
16 6 (0.81%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.81%) TortoiseSVN
16 6 (0.81%) ClearQuest
General
1 150 (20.30%) Finance
2 35 (4.74%) Banking
3 23 (3.11%) Retail
4 15 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.62%) Front Office
7 10 (1.35%) Legal
8 9 (1.22%) Back Office
9 8 (1.08%) Billing
9 8 (1.08%) Marketing
10 7 (0.95%) Publishing
10 7 (0.95%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.68%) Automotive
13 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.41%) Law
14 3 (0.41%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) International Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 266 (35.99%) Developer
2 156 (21.11%) Architect
3 84 (11.37%) Java Developer
4 65 (8.80%) Solutions Architect
5 59 (7.98%) Analyst
6 43 (5.82%) .NET Developer
7 35 (4.74%) Project Manager
8 34 (4.60%) Consultant
9 30 (4.06%) Enterprise Architect
10 29 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 27 (3.65%) Designer
12 23 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (2.71%) Data Architect
14 17 (2.30%) C# Developer
15 16 (2.17%) Business Analyst
15 16 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 15 (2.03%) Support Analyst
16 15 (2.03%) Applications Support
16 15 (2.03%) Applications Architect
17 14 (1.89%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (22.06%) Web Services
2 147 (19.89%) .NET
3 124 (16.78%) HTML
4 122 (16.51%) XML
5 91 (12.31%) CSS
6 70 (9.47%) SOAP
7 64 (8.66%) Spring
8 63 (8.53%) XSLT
9 57 (7.71%) HTML5
10 54 (7.31%) J2EE
10 54 (7.31%) Middleware
11 53 (7.17%) REST
12 52 (7.04%) jQuery
12 52 (7.04%) ASP.NET
13 48 (6.50%) Hibernate
14 43 (5.82%) .NET Framework
15 40 (5.41%) WCF
15 40 (5.41%) JMS
16 33 (4.47%) Java EE
17 32 (4.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.52%) Open Source
5 17 (2.30%) User Experience
6 15 (2.03%) Client/Server
6 15 (2.03%) PKI
7 14 (1.89%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.62%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.49%) CESG
10 10 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.08%) iPad
11 8 (1.08%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.08%) Device Driver
12 7 (0.95%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.95%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.95%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 113 (15.29%) Windows
2 106 (14.34%) Linux
3 54 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (6.22%) UNIX
5 30 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 29 (3.92%) Android
7 11 (1.49%) Windows Phone 8
7 11 (1.49%) Windows Phone
8 9 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.81%) Solaris
11 6 (0.81%) AIX
12 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.54%) HPUX
13 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.41%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (20.43%) SOA
3 99 (13.40%) MVC
4 77 (10.42%) TDD
5 68 (9.20%) Scrum
6 62 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (8.25%) OO
8 56 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (7.31%) EAI
10 51 (6.90%) ITIL
11 49 (6.63%) Data Modelling
12 48 (6.50%) Migration
13 44 (5.95%) Software Engineering
14 41 (5.55%) Project Management
15 38 (5.14%) CRM
15 38 (5.14%) DevOps
16 36 (4.87%) TOGAF
17 34 (4.60%) UML
18 30 (4.06%) OOP
18 30 (4.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (29.09%) Java
2 147 (19.89%) SQL
3 113 (15.29%) JavaScript
4 97 (13.13%) C#
5 19 (2.57%) PL/SQL
6 16 (2.17%) XQuery
7 15 (2.03%) PHP
8 12 (1.62%) Perl
8 12 (1.62%) Python
9 11 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.35%) XPath
10 10 (1.35%) Apex Code
11 9 (1.22%) Ruby
11 9 (1.22%) C
12 8 (1.08%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.95%) VBA
13 7 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 53 (7.17%) Degree
3 33 (4.47%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.62%) DV Cleared
4 12 (1.62%) CISSP
4 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.62%) PMI Certification
5 7 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.95%) PMP
5 7 (0.95%) ISEB
6 6 (0.81%) MCSE
6 6 (0.81%) MCITP
6 6 (0.81%) CISM
7 5 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.68%) CCNP
7 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.54%) CISA
9 3 (0.41%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.84%) QA
2 7 (0.95%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) COBIT
4 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.14%) BS7799
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.57%) Firmware
3 18 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.08%) vCloud
6 5 (0.68%) Docker
7 3 (0.41%) Squid
8 2 (0.27%) LXC
9 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (4.74%) Puppet
2 17 (2.30%) SCCM
3 16 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.76%) CloudHub
5 11 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 10 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Management
7 9 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.68%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.54%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.41%) Ansible
10 3 (0.41%) Salt
10 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.41%) Nessus
11 2 (0.27%) WMI
11 2 (0.27%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.27%) OpenView
11 2 (0.27%) Kibana
11 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 173 (23.41%) Oracle
2 129 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 54 (7.31%) Red Hat
4 37 (5.01%) SAP
5 33 (4.47%) VMware
6 32 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (3.65%) IBM
8 22 (2.98%) HP
9 18 (2.44%) Adobe
10 14 (1.89%) F5
11 13 (1.76%) MuleSoft
12 12 (1.62%) Cisco
13 11 (1.49%) Google
14 10 (1.35%) Sitecore
14 10 (1.35%) webMethods
15 9 (1.22%) Altiris
16 8 (1.08%) Software AG
16 8 (1.08%) Siebel
17 7 (0.95%) Citrix
17 7 (0.95%) Symantec
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
PHM Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Salt
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Market Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Croydon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago