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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 271 322 259
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -63
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 480 379 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.67% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.64% 2.11% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 225 252
Average daily rate £450 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £306 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £589 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +24.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £37.49
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 - £34.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.56 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - £37.49

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
18208 17980 17517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.58% 31.69% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11846 10898 10690
Average daily rate £425 £420 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 704 760
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.96 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Software within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Enterprise Software Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +40 418 £450 +5.88% 170
London +61 244 £490 +22.50% 66
South East -12 89 £375 -11.76% 40
Scotland +8 48 £343 -8.66% 12
East of England +26 34 £480 +12.94% 15
City of London +36 27 £474 +5.27% 12
Cambridgeshire +23 18 £505 -1.46% 6
West Sussex -9 18 £300 +2.12% 2
Hampshire +6 17 £375 +7.75% 9
Glasgow +16 16 £325 -18.75% 6
North West -17 16 £400 +21.21% 14
Renfrewshire -18 15 £310 -10.78% 3
Erskine -24 15 £310 -10.78% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £475 +5.55% 1
Milton Keynes +12 14 £475 +5.55% 1
Yorkshire +6 14 £435 - 10
West Yorkshire +2 14 £435 - 5
Surrey -3 14 £550 - 8
Kent -16 14 £325 -3.70% 3
South West +4 13 £500 +47.05% 8
Leeds +10 12 £420 - 4
Crawley 0 12 £264 -52.04%
Edinburgh -10 12 £425 +13.33% 1
Berkshire +4 11 £450 -7.69% 6
Manchester -9 10 £413 +25.00% 11
Cambridge +2 9 £475 -7.31% 6
West Midlands -27 9 £350 -36.36% 7
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £325 -
Bournemouth - 7 £500 -
Dorset - 7 £500 - 1

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 352 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (32.30%) Java
3 168 (19.24%) .NET
4 167 (19.13%) SQL
4 167 (19.13%) Finance
5 164 (18.79%) JavaScript
6 158 (18.10%) Oracle
7 157 (17.98%) HTML
8 145 (16.61%) Web Services
9 144 (16.49%) Microsoft
10 143 (16.38%) Scrum
11 141 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
12 140 (16.04%) TDD
13 128 (14.66%) C#
14 119 (13.63%) CSS
15 113 (12.94%) Git (software)
16 104 (11.91%) AngularJS
17 101 (11.57%) XML
18 95 (10.88%) SQL Server
18 95 (10.88%) SOA
19 94 (10.77%) HTML5
20 92 (10.54%) OO
20 92 (10.54%) Windows
21 91 (10.42%) Spring
22 90 (10.31%) J2EE
23 89 (10.19%) SOAP
24 86 (9.85%) Linux
24 86 (9.85%) Maven
25 82 (9.39%) Jenkins
26 76 (8.71%) JIRA

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 47 (5.38%) Tomcat
2 35 (4.01%) Apache
3 34 (3.89%) CMS
3 34 (3.89%) JBoss
4 30 (3.44%) OpenStack
5 28 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 25 (2.86%) Node.js
7 23 (2.63%) WebSphere
8 21 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (2.29%) IIS
10 13 (1.49%) nginx
11 11 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (1.15%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.92%) Jetty
14 7 (0.80%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.69%) Mule ESB
16 5 (0.57%) Confluence
16 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 40 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.26%) MS Office
3 10 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.46%) MS Project
6 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.41%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.92%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.92%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.57%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.46%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.46%) ENOVIA
6 4 (0.46%) Global One
7 3 (0.34%) BigMachines
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.23%) HFM
8 2 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.21%) SaaS
4 25 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 25 (2.86%) GitHub
5 18 (2.06%) Force.com
6 16 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.26%) PaaS
8 10 (1.15%) Heroku
9 9 (1.03%) IaaS
10 8 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.80%) Office 365
12 6 (0.69%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.57%) Lucidchart
14 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.11%) Dropbox
15 1 (0.11%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.89%) Internet
2 28 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 27 (3.09%) Firewall
4 23 (2.63%) HTTP
5 18 (2.06%) VPN
6 17 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (1.83%) SSL
7 16 (1.83%) Wireless
8 11 (1.26%) DNS
8 11 (1.26%) LDAP
9 10 (1.15%) HTTPS
9 10 (1.15%) WAN
10 9 (1.03%) SAN
10 9 (1.03%) SNMP
11 8 (0.92%) DHCP
11 8 (0.92%) LAN
11 8 (0.92%) Network Security
12 7 (0.80%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.80%) IPv4
12 7 (0.80%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 34 (3.89%) NoSQL
4 32 (3.67%) MySQL
5 26 (2.98%) MongoDB
5 26 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
7 21 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.49%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.37%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.26%) Redis
13 10 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.92%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.92%) DB2
15 8 (0.92%) QlikView
16 7 (0.80%) Big Data
16 7 (0.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 113 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 86 (9.85%) Maven
3 82 (9.39%) Jenkins
4 76 (8.71%) JIRA
5 49 (5.61%) Subversion
6 44 (5.04%) JUnit
7 35 (4.01%) Ant
8 34 (3.89%) Mockito
9 27 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 26 (2.98%) Hudson
11 24 (2.75%) Selenium
12 21 (2.41%) Mercurial
12 21 (2.41%) Spock
13 18 (2.06%) Visual Studio
14 16 (1.83%) MSI
15 15 (1.72%) IntelliJ
16 13 (1.49%) SpecFlow
17 12 (1.37%) Jasmine
18 11 (1.26%) Gradle
19 9 (1.03%) Cucumber
General
1 167 (19.13%) Finance
2 58 (6.64%) Banking
3 47 (5.38%) Retail
4 29 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.41%) Billing
6 18 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.06%) Marketing
7 16 (1.83%) Back Office
8 15 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.15%) Front Office
10 6 (0.69%) Advertising
10 6 (0.69%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.69%) Legal
11 4 (0.46%) French Language
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Publishing
13 2 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 333 (38.14%) Developer
2 153 (17.53%) Architect
3 96 (11.00%) Java Developer
4 70 (8.02%) Analyst
5 68 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
6 67 (7.67%) Senior Developer
7 48 (5.50%) Technical Architect
8 46 (5.27%) .NET Developer
9 43 (4.93%) Consultant
10 30 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 29 (3.32%) Agile Developer
11 29 (3.32%) Scrum Master
12 27 (3.09%) Java Architect
13 26 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
13 26 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (2.63%) Business Analyst
15 22 (2.52%) Azure Engineer
15 22 (2.52%) C# Developer
15 22 (2.52%) Project Manager
15 22 (2.52%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (19.24%) .NET
2 157 (17.98%) HTML
3 145 (16.61%) Web Services
4 119 (13.63%) CSS
5 104 (11.91%) AngularJS
6 101 (11.57%) XML
7 94 (10.77%) HTML5
8 91 (10.42%) Spring
9 90 (10.31%) J2EE
10 89 (10.19%) SOAP
11 73 (8.36%) REST
11 73 (8.36%) RESTful
12 69 (7.90%) Hibernate
13 65 (7.45%) CSS3
14 64 (7.33%) .NET Framework
15 63 (7.22%) jQuery
16 50 (5.73%) JSP
17 44 (5.04%) Middleware
17 44 (5.04%) Servlets
18 43 (4.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.70%) User Experience
3 35 (4.01%) Data Structures
4 33 (3.78%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 32 (3.67%) iPad
6 29 (3.32%) Data Centre
7 28 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.41%) Social Media
9 16 (1.83%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.72%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.15%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.15%) Equities
11 10 (1.15%) Handset
11 10 (1.15%) iPhone
12 9 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.92%) Derivative
13 8 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 92 (10.54%) Windows
2 86 (9.85%) Linux
3 59 (6.76%) Unix
4 56 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 46 (5.27%) Apple iOS
6 38 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (3.78%) Android
8 25 (2.86%) VMS
9 20 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (1.26%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.03%) Solaris
14 6 (0.69%) CentOS
14 6 (0.69%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.23%) NetWare
16 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (16.38%) Scrum
3 141 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
4 140 (16.04%) TDD
5 95 (10.88%) SOA
6 92 (10.54%) OO
7 72 (8.25%) BDD
8 69 (7.90%) ITIL
9 67 (7.67%) Configuration Management
10 64 (7.33%) MVC
11 62 (7.10%) CRM
12 61 (6.99%) E-Commerce
12 61 (6.99%) Project Management
13 59 (6.76%) SDLC
14 57 (6.53%) Migration
15 55 (6.30%) Data Modelling
15 55 (6.30%) ERP
16 52 (5.96%) DevOps
17 50 (5.73%) Open Source
17 50 (5.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 282 (32.30%) Java
2 167 (19.13%) SQL
3 164 (18.79%) JavaScript
4 128 (14.66%) C#
5 75 (8.59%) Python
6 68 (7.79%) PowerShell
7 40 (4.58%) Ruby
8 38 (4.35%) Perl
9 25 (2.86%) C
9 25 (2.86%) C++
10 24 (2.75%) VBScript
11 23 (2.63%) Scala
12 21 (2.41%) PHP
12 21 (2.41%) T-SQL
13 20 (2.29%) Apex Code
14 19 (2.18%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 16 (1.83%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.72%) Clojure
16 15 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (8.71%) Security Cleared
2 62 (7.10%) Degree
3 47 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.03%) MCSE
7 7 (0.80%) CISSP
7 7 (0.80%) GCIH
7 7 (0.80%) GIAC
7 7 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.69%) MCP
8 6 (0.69%) MCTS
8 6 (0.69%) RHCSA
9 5 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.34%) ISEB
12 2 (0.23%) CCSE
12 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.27%) QA
2 15 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.26%) WCAG
4 5 (0.57%) ISO20022
4 5 (0.57%) SLA
5 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.23%) MiFID
7 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.11%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) FATCA
8 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 48 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.47%) Docker
3 29 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (1.15%) vSphere
6 9 (1.03%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.92%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.92%) Firmware
7 8 (0.92%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.57%) vCloud
9 4 (0.46%) Squid
9 4 (0.46%) XenApp
10 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.23%) KVM
12 1 (0.11%) GridGain
12 1 (0.11%) HDFS
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 58 (6.64%) SCCM
2 52 (5.96%) Puppet
3 42 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (4.47%) Ansible
5 30 (3.44%) SCOM
6 23 (2.63%) AirWatch
7 21 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 10 (1.15%) Nagios
9 9 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.57%) Salt
11 4 (0.46%) EdgeSight
11 4 (0.46%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.46%) Kibana
11 4 (0.46%) logstash
11 4 (0.46%) Rundeck
11 4 (0.46%) WMI
11 4 (0.46%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.34%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.34%) Mesos
12 3 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 158 (18.10%) Oracle
2 144 (16.49%) Microsoft
3 52 (5.96%) SAP
4 43 (4.93%) VMware
5 38 (4.35%) ATG
5 38 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 32 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.98%) Google
8 25 (2.86%) Splunk
9 23 (2.63%) Endeca
9 23 (2.63%) IBM
10 22 (2.52%) HP
11 21 (2.41%) Siebel
12 20 (2.29%) Dell
13 13 (1.49%) Citrix
14 12 (1.37%) EPiServer
15 11 (1.26%) Adobe
15 11 (1.26%) Sitecore
16 10 (1.15%) Reuters
16 10 (1.15%) Sybase
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £600 per day Depending on Experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
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London
Networking People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
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Posted: 4 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
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Verticality Ltd
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
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PCR
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London
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