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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 279 295 303
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 393 335 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.64% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 2.07% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 202 185
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.12%

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
17571 16146 17261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.54% 31.06% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10696 9949 9991
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 661 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 -3 360 £448 +15.48% 212
London 0 157 £473 +14.89% 83
South East -12 63 £468 +19.10% 36
East of England -2 41 £448 +5.29% 15
City of London +3 38 £500 +28.20% 21
Essex +18 30 £448 -18.63% 1
West Midlands -4 26 £375 +7.14% 10
Yorkshire +15 25 £325 +5.69% 29
North West -9 22 £500 +66.66% 19
West Yorkshire +13 21 £325 +8.33% 15
Scotland -6 21 £347 -0.72% 3
Birmingham +11 18 £375 +61.29% 2
Leeds +8 16 £325 +8.33% 13
East Midlands -6 15 £555 +77.60% 7
Oxfordshire -9 15 £495 +7.02% 3
Berkshire +8 13 £550 +46.66% 8
Surrey -5 12 £425 +14.86% 13
Cheshire +6 11 £610 +103.33% 7
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £413 -
Oxford -5 9 £500 +5.26% 2
Hampshire -15 9 £372 -6.98% 4
South West -29 9 £406 +47.72% 10
Glasgow -9 8 £350 -6.66% 1
Manchester -3 7 £463 +110.22% 6
Northamptonshire +4 6 £410 -3.52% 2
North Yorkshire 0 6 £300 -2.43% 10
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £350 -11.94% 1
Warrington -10 6 £635 +111.66% 3
Bristol -15 6 £650 +136.36% 2
Leicester +8 4 - - 1

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 259 (32.62%) Java
2 241 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (25.94%) Oracle
4 190 (23.93%) SQL
5 180 (22.67%) Finance
6 163 (20.53%) HTML
7 145 (18.26%) .NET
8 139 (17.51%) CSS
9 137 (17.25%) Microsoft
10 133 (16.75%) JavaScript
11 121 (15.24%) Web Services
12 120 (15.11%) XML
13 119 (14.99%) OO
14 116 (14.61%) SOA
15 114 (14.36%) C#
16 113 (14.23%) SQL Server
17 111 (13.98%) Linux
18 110 (13.85%) Scrum
19 108 (13.60%) TDD
19 108 (13.60%) Windows
20 102 (12.85%) MVC
21 101 (12.72%) Spring
22 90 (11.34%) Relational Database
23 88 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
24 84 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
25 80 (10.08%) Degree
26 77 (9.70%) UNIX
27 73 (9.19%) MySQL
28 72 (9.07%) BDD
29 71 (8.94%) QA

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (4.79%) WebLogic
2 33 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 21 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (2.39%) CMS
7 18 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (2.27%) Apache
7 18 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
8 13 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.51%) Drupal
10 10 (1.26%) IIS
10 10 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.13%) Node.js
11 9 (1.13%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.88%) Mule
14 6 (0.76%) nginx
14 6 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.63%) Alfresco
Applications
1 51 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.27%) MS Office
3 12 (1.51%) MS Project
4 10 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.13%) SAP PM
5 8 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 7 (0.88%) JDE OneWorld
7 6 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.63%) Tridion
9 4 (0.50%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.25%) Magento
11 2 (0.25%) SAP MRS
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (0.25%) Maximo
12 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
12 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.64%) SaaS
2 13 (1.64%) Force.com
3 12 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.01%) PaaS
5 5 (0.63%) IaaS
6 4 (0.50%) Office 365
6 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.79%) LDAP
2 33 (4.16%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.77%) HTTP
3 22 (2.77%) SNMP
3 22 (2.77%) SSL
4 19 (2.39%) Internet
5 15 (1.89%) WAN
6 12 (1.51%) LAN
7 10 (1.26%) Firewall
8 8 (1.01%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.88%) DNS
9 7 (0.88%) DHCP
9 7 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (0.63%) SAN
10 5 (0.63%) LTE
11 4 (0.50%) 3G
11 4 (0.50%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.50%) Wireless
11 4 (0.50%) FTP
11 4 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 90 (11.34%) Relational Database
3 73 (9.19%) MySQL
4 29 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.64%) MariaDB
6 15 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.76%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.51%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.39%) Big Data
10 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.88%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.88%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (7.30%) Subversion
2 52 (6.55%) Selenium
3 50 (6.30%) Git (software)
4 46 (5.79%) JUnit
5 42 (5.29%) Cucumber
6 33 (4.16%) Maven
6 33 (4.16%) TeamCity
7 30 (3.78%) WebDriver
8 28 (3.53%) Hudson
9 24 (3.02%) JBehave
10 23 (2.90%) Ant
10 23 (2.90%) Mockito
11 22 (2.77%) Jenkins
11 22 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 21 (2.64%) JIRA
13 17 (2.14%) Eclipse
14 15 (1.89%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.26%) Serena SBM
16 7 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 180 (22.67%) Finance
2 53 (6.68%) Banking
3 25 (3.15%) Back Office
4 22 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.89%) Retail
6 10 (1.26%) Advertising
7 9 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.13%) Marketing
8 6 (0.76%) Billing
9 5 (0.63%) Publishing
9 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.50%) Front Office
10 4 (0.50%) Legal
10 4 (0.50%) International Banking
11 3 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.38%) Automotive
12 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 282 (35.52%) Developer
2 171 (21.54%) Architect
3 84 (10.58%) Java Developer
4 74 (9.32%) Solutions Architect
5 62 (7.81%) Analyst
6 48 (6.05%) .NET Developer
7 41 (5.16%) Technical Architect
8 36 (4.53%) Software Engineer
9 35 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 34 (4.28%) Consultant
11 32 (4.03%) Business Analyst
12 31 (3.90%) C# Developer
13 29 (3.65%) Project Manager
14 27 (3.40%) Enterprise Architect
15 26 (3.27%) Tester
16 24 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
17 20 (2.52%) Python Developer
18 19 (2.39%) Team Leader
19 18 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
20 16 (2.02%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (20.53%) HTML
2 145 (18.26%) .NET
3 139 (17.51%) CSS
4 121 (15.24%) Web Services
5 120 (15.11%) XML
6 101 (12.72%) Spring
7 61 (7.68%) J2EE
8 55 (6.93%) ASP.NET
8 55 (6.93%) Hibernate
8 55 (6.93%) HTML5
9 54 (6.80%) jQuery
10 47 (5.92%) SOAP
11 43 (5.42%) Middleware
12 42 (5.29%) Spring MVC
13 40 (5.04%) .NET Framework
14 34 (4.28%) JPA
15 33 (4.16%) REST
16 32 (4.03%) WCF
16 32 (4.03%) Ajax
17 30 (3.78%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 36 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.53%) Open Source
5 25 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.15%) N-Tier
6 22 (2.77%) Firmware
7 21 (2.64%) User Experience
8 20 (2.52%) Data Integration
9 12 (1.51%) New Media
9 12 (1.51%) Device Driver
10 11 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.13%) AS400
11 9 (1.13%) Statistics
11 9 (1.13%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.13%) iSeries
12 8 (1.01%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.01%) Reference Data
12 8 (1.01%) iPad
13 7 (0.88%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 111 (13.98%) Linux
2 108 (13.60%) Windows
3 77 (9.70%) UNIX
4 25 (3.15%) Mac OS X
5 21 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.52%) Android
7 10 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.88%) Solaris
11 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.38%) AIX
12 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.38%) CentOS
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.25%) HPUX
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (14.99%) OO
3 116 (14.61%) SOA
4 110 (13.85%) Scrum
5 108 (13.60%) TDD
6 102 (12.85%) MVC
7 88 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (9.07%) BDD
9 68 (8.56%) Web Development
10 62 (7.81%) Project Management
11 60 (7.56%) CRM
11 60 (7.56%) Software Engineering
12 58 (7.30%) Mentoring
13 40 (5.04%) E-Commerce
14 37 (4.66%) UML
15 36 (4.53%) ERP
15 36 (4.53%) TOGAF
16 35 (4.41%) Data Modelling
17 34 (4.28%) Enterprise Architecture
18 33 (4.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 259 (32.62%) Java
2 190 (23.93%) SQL
3 133 (16.75%) JavaScript
4 114 (14.36%) C#
5 51 (6.42%) PL/SQL
6 32 (4.03%) Python
7 31 (3.90%) PHP
8 22 (2.77%) C++
9 18 (2.27%) Ruby
10 13 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 12 (1.51%) XQuery
11 12 (1.51%) XPath
11 12 (1.51%) Groovy
11 12 (1.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 11 (1.39%) C
13 10 (1.26%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.26%) VBA
13 10 (1.26%) Perl
14 9 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (10.08%) Degree
2 47 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.64%) MCP
6 10 (1.26%) MCTS
7 9 (1.13%) ISEB
8 6 (0.76%) MCSE
8 6 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.50%) ISSAP
9 4 (0.50%) LPIC
9 4 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.38%) PMP
10 3 (0.38%) CCNP
10 3 (0.38%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.38%) MCITP
11 2 (0.25%) MBA
11 2 (0.25%) CCNA
11 2 (0.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.94%) QA
2 5 (0.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.13%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.50%) vCloud
4 3 (0.38%) Docker
4 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (3.65%) SCCM
2 25 (3.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (1.76%) Oracle Identity Management
4 12 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (1.26%) Puppet
6 9 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.88%) SCOM
8 6 (0.76%) Ansible
9 5 (0.63%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.38%) Salt
11 2 (0.25%) Kibana
11 2 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.25%) logstash
11 2 (0.25%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.25%) Nagios
12 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 206 (25.94%) Oracle
2 137 (17.25%) Microsoft
3 67 (8.44%) SAP
4 65 (8.19%) JBoss
5 25 (3.15%) Adobe
5 25 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (2.77%) IBM
6 22 (2.77%) HP
7 14 (1.76%) Zend
8 13 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.51%) Sybase
10 11 (1.39%) Citrix
11 10 (1.26%) Serena
12 9 (1.13%) JD Edwards
12 9 (1.13%) Google
12 9 (1.13%) Siebel
13 8 (1.01%) VMware
13 8 (1.01%) SolarWinds
14 7 (0.88%) Sun
15 6 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £580 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 140-170 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago