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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 280 314 232
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -82
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 399 330 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.65% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 2.10% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 207 239
Average daily rate £425 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £399 £372
% change year-on-year
+0.31% +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £47.21 £21.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.78% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.44 £21.00 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.97 £21.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.21 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+124.78% -34.37%

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
16633 15745 15629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.34% 31.08% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9458
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 666 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 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 +36 345 £425 -2.85% 212
London +16 162 £450 - 82
South East +9 65 £425 -2.85% 50
North West +6 49 £425 +30.76% 22
Scotland -10 27 £325 -6.80% 5
Manchester +2 26 £413 +8.55% 18
Berkshire +2 24 £438 -2.77% 20
City of London +32 23 £450 - 25
Yorkshire +1 15 £335 -10.66% 8
East of England -1 15 £425 -8.60% 10
Hampshire +10 14 £350 -3.78% 8
South West +6 14 £388 +14.81% 8
Reading 0 14 £444 -5.58% 9
West Midlands -23 14 £375 -18.03% 18
Cheshire -5 13 £500 +53.84% 3
Warrington -10 13 £500 +53.84% 1
Glasgow +16 12 £300 +0.84% 3
Stockport - 11 £370 - 6
Northern Ireland +8 10 £275 -18.51% 2
Surrey -3 9 £425 +13.33% 7
Belfast +5 8 £275 -18.51% 2
County Antrim +3 8 £275 -18.51% 2
West Yorkshire 0 8 £388 +4.02% 5
North East -20 8 £500 +10.74% 8
Somerset +8 7 £375 - 1
Renfrewshire +3 7 £330 -5.03%
Erskine -4 7 £330 -5.03%
Leeds -13 7 £388 +4.02% 5
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £450 -8.86% 3
Merseyside +2 6 £325 +13.04% 1

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 315 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (30.01%) Java
3 205 (25.22%) SQL
4 166 (20.42%) Oracle
5 162 (19.93%) .NET
6 159 (19.56%) Microsoft
7 141 (17.34%) Finance
8 137 (16.85%) HTML
9 136 (16.73%) C#
10 133 (16.36%) JavaScript
11 118 (14.51%) Web Services
12 113 (13.90%) SQL Server
13 111 (13.65%) TDD
14 108 (13.28%) Scrum
15 106 (13.04%) Windows
16 104 (12.79%) CSS
17 99 (12.18%) XML
18 96 (11.81%) Linux
19 93 (11.44%) Security Cleared
20 85 (10.46%) Project Management
21 74 (9.10%) Python
21 74 (9.10%) Git (software)
22 72 (8.86%) SOA
22 72 (8.86%) J2EE
23 71 (8.73%) MVC
24 70 (8.61%) HTML5
24 70 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
25 69 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
26 68 (8.36%) Degree
27 66 (8.12%) OO

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 48 (5.90%) JBoss
2 37 (4.55%) Apache
3 36 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 33 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
5 32 (3.94%) IIS
5 32 (3.94%) Tomcat
6 30 (3.69%) CMS
7 21 (2.58%) WebLogic
8 18 (2.21%) OpenStack
9 17 (2.09%) Node.js
10 15 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (1.72%) nginx
12 13 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (1.48%) Apache Spark
13 12 (1.48%) Confluence
13 12 (1.48%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
15 6 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.74%) SAS
16 5 (0.62%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 53 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.98%) MS Office
3 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.37%) HipChat
4 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.98%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.49%) ENOVIA
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.49%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.49%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.37%) BASE24
7 3 (0.37%) Global One
7 3 (0.37%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.25%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.94%) SaaS
4 18 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (2.09%) PaaS
6 15 (1.85%) GitHub
7 14 (1.72%) IaaS
8 8 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.74%) Force.com
9 6 (0.74%) Office 365
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.12%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.12%) Heroku
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.92%) Firewall
1 40 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 29 (3.57%) Internet
3 27 (3.32%) SSL
4 20 (2.46%) HTTP
4 20 (2.46%) VPN
5 19 (2.34%) DNS
5 19 (2.34%) WAN
6 17 (2.09%) LAN
6 17 (2.09%) SNMP
6 17 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (1.97%) DHCP
7 16 (1.97%) Wireless
8 15 (1.85%) IPv4
8 15 (1.85%) IPv6
9 12 (1.48%) SAN
10 11 (1.35%) MPLS
11 10 (1.23%) BGP
12 9 (1.11%) EIGRP
12 9 (1.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.77%) MySQL
3 40 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 37 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.94%) Big Data
6 27 (3.32%) Oracle Database
7 25 (3.08%) NoSQL
8 24 (2.95%) Hadoop
9 23 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 16 (1.97%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.85%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.72%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.60%) QlikView
15 12 (1.48%) HBase
16 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (1.11%) OLTP
17 9 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 74 (9.10%) Git (software)
2 61 (7.50%) Maven
3 60 (7.38%) JIRA
4 54 (6.64%) Jenkins
5 47 (5.78%) Subversion
6 36 (4.43%) Ant
7 30 (3.69%) Eclipse
8 27 (3.32%) Selenium
9 25 (3.08%) Hudson
10 24 (2.95%) JUnit
11 20 (2.46%) SpecFlow
12 17 (2.09%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.85%) Mockito
13 15 (1.85%) MSI
14 13 (1.60%) ClearCase
14 13 (1.60%) TeamCity
15 12 (1.48%) Mercurial
16 11 (1.35%) Jasmine
16 11 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (1.35%) Spock
General
1 141 (17.34%) Finance
2 64 (7.87%) Banking
3 40 (4.92%) Retail
4 22 (2.71%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.58%) Billing
6 18 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.23%) Back Office
9 8 (0.98%) Marketing
10 6 (0.74%) Advertising
10 6 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.62%) Electronics
11 5 (0.62%) Front Office
12 4 (0.49%) Legal
12 4 (0.49%) Publishing
13 3 (0.37%) French Language
14 2 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
14 2 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 325 (39.98%) Developer
2 156 (19.19%) Architect
3 80 (9.84%) Java Developer
4 74 (9.10%) Analyst
5 71 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
6 55 (6.77%) .NET Developer
7 48 (5.90%) Consultant
8 38 (4.67%) Agile Developer
9 34 (4.18%) C# Developer
10 33 (4.06%) Senior Developer
11 29 (3.57%) Technical Architect
12 28 (3.44%) Project Manager
13 23 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
14 21 (2.58%) Data Architect
15 20 (2.46%) Business Analyst
15 20 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (2.34%) Administrator
16 19 (2.34%) Agile Java Developer
16 19 (2.34%) iOS Developer
17 18 (2.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (19.93%) .NET
2 137 (16.85%) HTML
3 118 (14.51%) Web Services
4 104 (12.79%) CSS
5 99 (12.18%) XML
6 72 (8.86%) J2EE
7 70 (8.61%) HTML5
8 65 (8.00%) Spring
9 62 (7.63%) AngularJS
10 61 (7.50%) .NET Framework
11 55 (6.77%) Middleware
12 54 (6.64%) jQuery
13 52 (6.40%) Hibernate
13 52 (6.40%) SOAP
14 48 (5.90%) RESTful
15 42 (5.17%) CSS3
16 40 (4.92%) ASP.NET
16 40 (4.92%) WCF
17 37 (4.55%) REST
18 35 (4.31%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 40 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 39 (4.80%) User Experience
5 33 (4.06%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.83%) iPad
7 15 (1.85%) Social Media
8 13 (1.60%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.35%) iPhone
11 10 (1.23%) Equities
11 10 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.23%) Handset
11 10 (1.23%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.11%) Derivative
13 8 (0.98%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (0.98%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 106 (13.04%) Windows
2 96 (11.81%) Linux
3 51 (6.27%) Windows Server
4 49 (6.03%) Unix
5 41 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (4.43%) Apple iOS
7 25 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (2.71%) Android
9 18 (2.21%) VMS
10 15 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.72%) Solaris
11 14 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (1.23%) CentOS
13 9 (1.11%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.74%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.49%) NetWare
16 4 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.49%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (13.65%) TDD
3 108 (13.28%) Scrum
4 85 (10.46%) Project Management
5 72 (8.86%) SOA
6 71 (8.73%) MVC
7 69 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (8.12%) OO
9 61 (7.50%) ITIL
10 58 (7.13%) Migration
11 53 (6.52%) Change Management
12 52 (6.40%) SDLC
13 50 (6.15%) Configuration Management
14 48 (5.90%) BDD
14 48 (5.90%) E-Commerce
15 46 (5.66%) DevOps
16 44 (5.41%) CRM
16 44 (5.41%) Unit Testing
17 42 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 244 (30.01%) Java
2 205 (25.22%) SQL
3 136 (16.73%) C#
4 133 (16.36%) JavaScript
5 74 (9.10%) Python
6 56 (6.89%) PowerShell
7 51 (6.27%) Ruby
8 49 (6.03%) Perl
9 39 (4.80%) PHP
10 30 (3.69%) C++
11 28 (3.44%) C
12 27 (3.32%) Scala
13 23 (2.83%) VBScript
14 21 (2.58%) Bash Shell
15 19 (2.34%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.85%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.72%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.60%) VB.NET
19 12 (1.48%) Apple Swift
19 12 (1.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (11.44%) Security Cleared
2 68 (8.36%) Degree
3 45 (5.54%) SC Cleared
4 27 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.60%) MCSE
6 12 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.23%) CCIE
9 8 (0.98%) MCP
9 8 (0.98%) MCTS
10 7 (0.86%) ISEB
10 7 (0.86%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.74%) CCNP
11 6 (0.74%) CISSP
12 5 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.62%) GCIH
12 5 (0.62%) GIAC
13 4 (0.49%) CCDE
13 4 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.92%) QA
2 15 (1.85%) WCAG
3 9 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.98%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.49%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.37%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) COBIT
7 2 (0.25%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) Basel II
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
8 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.12%) EMIR
8 1 (0.12%) FATCA
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (3.81%) Docker
1 31 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.21%) vSphere
4 11 (1.35%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.11%) Firmware
5 9 (1.11%) vCloud
6 6 (0.74%) XenApp
7 5 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.25%) HDFS
9 2 (0.25%) NDS
10 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 45 (5.54%) Puppet
2 36 (4.43%) SCCM
3 35 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (3.81%) Ansible
5 21 (2.58%) AirWatch
5 21 (2.58%) SCOM
6 13 (1.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (0.86%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.62%) Nagios
10 5 (0.62%) Salt
11 4 (0.49%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.49%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.37%) EdgeSight
12 3 (0.37%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.37%) Kibana
12 3 (0.37%) logstash
12 3 (0.37%) Mesos
12 3 (0.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 166 (20.42%) Oracle
2 159 (19.56%) Microsoft
3 60 (7.38%) SAP
4 59 (7.26%) VMware
5 38 (4.67%) Red Hat
6 34 (4.18%) IBM
7 30 (3.69%) HP
8 23 (2.83%) Splunk
9 21 (2.58%) ATG
10 18 (2.21%) Dell
10 18 (2.21%) EPiServer
10 18 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (2.09%) Sitecore
12 15 (1.85%) Adobe
12 15 (1.85%) Cisco
13 13 (1.60%) Citrix
13 13 (1.60%) Endeca
13 13 (1.60%) Pega
14 11 (1.35%) Sybase
15 10 (1.23%) Reuters
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £400 - £700 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400/Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £100 - £200 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £200 - £255 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £40 to £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London/Reading
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term contracts
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Mason Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £370 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Rate: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago