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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 277 234 265
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +31
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 352 403 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.83% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.35% 2.69% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 229 185
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
14973 14974 13655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.66% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9455 9221 8169
Average daily rate £422 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 599 825
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.51 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 -39 311 £450 +12.50% 233
London +3 150 £450 - 99
South East -4 66 £450 +12.50% 41
City of London -2 35 £450 -9.54% 25
North West +2 27 £325 -13.33% 12
Scotland -11 27 £349 -7.00% 6
Berkshire +13 25 £450 +12.14% 11
West Midlands +2 25 £448 +37.69% 20
Oxfordshire +1 18 £475 +31.03% 9
Oxford -1 16 £475 +46.15% 8
East of England -2 16 £465 +3.33% 12
Cheshire +6 14 £325 - 1
Warrington - 13 £325 - 1
Edinburgh 0 10 £425 - 2
South West -15 10 £325 -18.75% 12
Surrey -9 9 £385 -9.41% 4
Hampshire -13 9 £368 +22.50% 6
Manchester -6 8 £388 +3.33% 10
East Midlands +15 7 £400 - 7
Yorkshire -39 6 £375 +16.27% 24
Suffolk +1 5 - - 2
Ipswich +1 5 - - 2
Birmingham -6 5 £450 +34.32% 3
West Yorkshire -25 5 £373 +16.40% 14
Essex +1 4 £338 -25.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -8 4 £451 +50.49% 1
West Sussex -12 4 - - 2
North East -14 4 £451 +38.91% 3
Leeds -27 4 £373 +16.40% 12
Maidenhead - 4 £470 -

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 260 (33.38%) Java
2 242 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (25.42%) Oracle
4 180 (23.11%) SQL
5 159 (20.41%) Finance
6 146 (18.74%) HTML
7 145 (18.61%) Web Services
8 144 (18.49%) XML
9 143 (18.36%) Microsoft
10 135 (17.33%) SOA
11 133 (17.07%) Linux
12 123 (15.79%) CSS
13 117 (15.02%) Windows
14 115 (14.76%) .NET
15 106 (13.61%) SQL Server
16 105 (13.48%) MVC
17 104 (13.35%) Spring
18 100 (12.84%) JavaScript
19 94 (12.07%) MySQL
19 94 (12.07%) TDD
20 87 (11.17%) UNIX
20 87 (11.17%) Relational Database
21 84 (10.78%) C#
22 79 (10.14%) OO
23 74 (9.50%) Scrum
24 70 (8.99%) Security Cleared
24 70 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
25 69 (8.86%) Degree
26 65 (8.34%) Hibernate
27 64 (8.22%) Computer Science

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 63 (8.09%) JBoss
2 56 (7.19%) WebLogic
3 35 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (2.18%) CMS
6 16 (2.05%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.93%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.80%) IIS
8 14 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.67%) Node.js
9 13 (1.67%) Mule
10 12 (1.54%) Apache
10 12 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (1.03%) GlassFish
13 8 (1.03%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.95%) MS Office
3 12 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.77%) MS Project
5 5 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.64%) Tridion
6 3 (0.39%) Agresso
7 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.26%) Maximo
7 2 (0.26%) Magento
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.59%) SaaS
2 22 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.18%) GitHub
3 17 (2.18%) Force.com
4 16 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.77%) IaaS
6 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.51%) Office 365
6 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.39%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.91%) LDAP
2 30 (3.85%) HTTP
2 30 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.72%) SSL
4 23 (2.95%) Firewall
5 20 (2.57%) Internet
6 16 (2.05%) SNMP
7 14 (1.80%) Network Security
8 12 (1.54%) WAN
8 12 (1.54%) LAN
8 12 (1.54%) SMS
9 11 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (1.03%) MVNO
11 7 (0.90%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.90%) Intranet
12 6 (0.77%) SAN
12 6 (0.77%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.64%) OpenLDAP
13 5 (0.64%) DHCP
13 5 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 94 (12.07%) MySQL
3 87 (11.17%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.11%) MariaDB
5 23 (2.95%) MongoDB
6 22 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 21 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 18 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.31%) Big Data
10 13 (1.67%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.54%) Neo4j
11 12 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.90%) QlikView
16 6 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (0.77%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 48 (6.16%) Maven
1 48 (6.16%) Subversion
2 27 (3.47%) JIRA
3 25 (3.21%) Ant
4 22 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 17 (2.18%) Selenium
7 16 (2.05%) Eclipse
7 16 (2.05%) JUnit
8 10 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.16%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.03%) JMeter
10 8 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.03%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.03%) Hudson
11 7 (0.90%) NUnit
11 7 (0.90%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.77%) MSI
12 6 (0.77%) Mercurial
General
1 159 (20.41%) Finance
2 48 (6.16%) Banking
3 23 (2.95%) Retail
4 20 (2.57%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.05%) Back Office
6 10 (1.28%) Billing
6 10 (1.28%) Front Office
6 10 (1.28%) Legal
7 8 (1.03%) Marketing
8 7 (0.90%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.64%) Publishing
11 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) International Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 268 (34.40%) Developer
2 184 (23.62%) Architect
3 113 (14.51%) Java Developer
4 75 (9.63%) Solutions Architect
5 59 (7.57%) Analyst
6 41 (5.26%) Consultant
7 37 (4.75%) Senior Developer
8 35 (4.49%) Technical Architect
9 33 (4.24%) Enterprise Architect
10 31 (3.98%) Project Manager
11 27 (3.47%) Designer
12 25 (3.21%) .NET Developer
13 19 (2.44%) Applications Support
13 19 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
14 16 (2.05%) Support Analyst
14 16 (2.05%) Lead Developer
14 16 (2.05%) Applications Architect
14 16 (2.05%) Business Analyst
15 15 (1.93%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (1.80%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (18.74%) HTML
2 145 (18.61%) Web Services
3 144 (18.49%) XML
4 123 (15.79%) CSS
5 115 (14.76%) .NET
6 104 (13.35%) Spring
7 65 (8.34%) Hibernate
8 62 (7.96%) XSLT
9 60 (7.70%) J2EE
10 58 (7.45%) Middleware
11 57 (7.32%) REST
12 52 (6.68%) SOAP
13 47 (6.03%) jQuery
14 45 (5.78%) JMS
14 45 (5.78%) Spring MVC
14 45 (5.78%) HTML5
15 42 (5.39%) JAAS
16 41 (5.26%) JPA
17 40 (5.13%) ASP.NET
18 33 (4.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.47%) Open Source
6 23 (2.95%) User Experience
7 19 (2.44%) Blackberry
7 19 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.18%) N-Tier
9 16 (2.05%) Visualisation
9 16 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.67%) PKI
11 11 (1.41%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.41%) Device Driver
11 11 (1.41%) CESG
12 10 (1.28%) Clustering
12 10 (1.28%) iPad
13 9 (1.16%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.90%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.90%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 133 (17.07%) Linux
2 117 (15.02%) Windows
3 87 (11.17%) UNIX
4 35 (4.49%) Mac OS X
5 30 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (3.34%) Android
7 25 (3.21%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.54%) Windows Phone
9 11 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
9 11 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.28%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.90%) AIX
11 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.77%) Solaris
13 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.51%) HPUX
14 4 (0.51%) CentOS
14 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (17.33%) SOA
3 105 (13.48%) MVC
4 94 (12.07%) TDD
5 79 (10.14%) OO
6 74 (9.50%) Scrum
7 64 (8.22%) Mentoring
8 62 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (7.57%) Web Development
10 50 (6.42%) Data Modelling
11 48 (6.16%) EAI
12 46 (5.91%) Migration
13 45 (5.78%) Project Management
13 45 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (5.78%) Software Engineering
14 43 (5.52%) CRM
15 40 (5.13%) Configuration Management
16 39 (5.01%) ITIL
16 39 (5.01%) Information Security
17 38 (4.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 260 (33.38%) Java
2 180 (23.11%) SQL
3 100 (12.84%) JavaScript
4 84 (10.78%) C#
5 53 (6.80%) PL/SQL
6 27 (3.47%) PHP
7 20 (2.57%) Python
7 20 (2.57%) XQuery
8 16 (2.05%) C++
8 16 (2.05%) XPath
9 15 (1.93%) Apex Code
9 15 (1.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 14 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.80%) Ruby
11 13 (1.67%) Perl
12 9 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.03%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.90%) Scala
14 7 (0.90%) C
14 7 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 69 (8.86%) Degree
3 47 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.31%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.67%) CISSP
7 9 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.03%) ISEB
9 6 (0.77%) PMP
9 6 (0.77%) MCP
10 5 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.64%) CCNP
11 4 (0.51%) CISA
11 4 (0.51%) CISM
11 4 (0.51%) MCTS
12 3 (0.39%) MCITP
12 3 (0.39%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.39%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.03%) QA
2 8 (1.03%) SLA
2 8 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.13%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) BS7799
System Software
1 30 (3.85%) Firmware
2 22 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.77%) XenApp
7 4 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.51%) vCloud
7 4 (0.51%) Docker
8 2 (0.26%) Squid
9 1 (0.13%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (3.47%) Puppet
2 24 (3.08%) SCCM
3 20 (2.57%) Oracle Identity Management
4 17 (2.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 15 (1.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (1.16%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.77%) Nessus
10 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.51%) WSUS
10 4 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.51%) Salt
10 4 (0.51%) Ansible
11 3 (0.39%) Graphite
11 3 (0.39%) logstash
11 3 (0.39%) Kibana
11 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.26%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 198 (25.42%) Oracle
2 143 (18.36%) Microsoft
3 55 (7.06%) SAP
4 35 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (4.24%) Red Hat
6 30 (3.85%) HP
7 26 (3.34%) IBM
8 25 (3.21%) VMware
9 15 (1.93%) F5
10 11 (1.41%) Zend
11 10 (1.28%) Adobe
11 10 (1.28%) Siebel
12 9 (1.16%) Google
12 9 (1.16%) Altiris
12 9 (1.16%) Cisco
12 9 (1.16%) webMethods
13 7 (0.90%) ArcSight
13 7 (0.90%) Sybase
13 7 (0.90%) Business Objects
13 7 (0.90%) Sun
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