Period
to 4 March 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Software in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Software over the 6 months to 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enterprise Application Software
UK > England
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 303 263 294
Rank change year-on-year -40 +31 -13
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 293 580 809
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.95% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 3.00% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 394 623
Median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £361
90th Percentile £700 £671 £662
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £53.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +51.43% +16.67%
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £53.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.77% +51.43% +16.67%

Enterprise Software is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,352 19,349 28,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.30% 31.79% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,926 12,742 19,411
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £253 £250 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 557 818 895
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.54 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +6.41% -3.60%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.44 £11.85
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £20.24
% change year-on-year +13.33% +11.19% -3.64%

Enterprise Software
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Enterprise Software as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Software in England

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Software in England.

Daily rate trend for Enterprise Software in England

Enterprise Software
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Enterprise Software in England over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Enterprise Software in England

Enterprise Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Software in England.

Hourly rate trend for Enterprise Software in England

Enterprise Software
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Enterprise Software in England over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Enterprise Software in England

Enterprise Software
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Software within the England region over the 6 months to 4 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 187 £550 - 68
South East +48 25 £474 +7.71% 37
North of England +8 24 £450 +4.65% 44
Midlands +25 20 £475 +7.34% 20
South West +73 15 £600 +38.73% 13
Yorkshire +37 14 £338 -34.47% 13
West Midlands +18 11 £425 -7.61% 15
East of England +29 8 £525 +5.00% 6
East Midlands +27 8 £520 +22.35% 5
North East +11 5 £467 +8.60% 2
North West +10 5 £450 +5.88% 29
Enterprise Software
UK

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Enterprise Software.

1 172 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (46.42%) Java
3 111 (37.88%) Finance
4 87 (29.69%) Spring
5 85 (29.01%) JavaScript
5 85 (29.01%) Jenkins
6 80 (27.30%) Microservices
7 78 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (24.91%) HTML
9 71 (24.23%) REST
10 64 (21.84%) AWS
11 62 (21.16%) DevOps
12 61 (20.82%) Azure
12 61 (20.82%) HTML5
13 60 (20.48%) Scrum
14 57 (19.45%) Oracle
15 56 (19.11%) Linux
16 55 (18.77%) Relational Database
17 54 (18.43%) OO
17 54 (18.43%) Banking
18 53 (18.09%) Performance Tuning
19 52 (17.75%) High Availability
19 52 (17.75%) Software Engineering
19 52 (17.75%) Web Development
19 52 (17.75%) Git (software)
20 51 (17.41%) Multithreading
21 49 (16.72%) SQL
22 46 (15.70%) AngularJS
23 43 (14.68%) .NET
23 43 (14.68%) Hibernate

Enterprise Software
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (11.95%) Red Hat Fuse
2 27 (9.22%) Apache
3 22 (7.51%) Tomcat
4 19 (6.48%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.10%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.41%) JBoss
7 9 (3.07%) Jetty
7 9 (3.07%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (2.05%) IIS
10 5 (1.71%) CMS
10 5 (1.71%) Confluence
11 3 (1.02%) ArcGIS
11 3 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.68%) Liferay
13 1 (0.34%) nginx
13 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.02%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.68%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 64 (21.84%) AWS
2 61 (20.82%) Azure
3 29 (9.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (8.19%) PaaS
5 23 (7.85%) SaaS
6 20 (6.83%) Amazon ECS
7 19 (6.48%) GitHub
8 18 (6.14%) GCP
9 16 (5.46%) Microsoft 365
9 16 (5.46%) Serverless
10 12 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (3.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 11 (3.75%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (3.75%) Power Platform
12 10 (3.41%) IaaS
13 9 (3.07%) npm
14 8 (2.73%) OpenShift
15 7 (2.39%) Datadog
16 6 (2.05%) Yarn
17 5 (1.71%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.41%) HTTP
2 8 (2.73%) DNS
3 7 (2.39%) Firewall
4 5 (1.71%) SAN
5 4 (1.37%) DHCP
5 4 (1.37%) VLAN
6 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.68%) Internet
7 2 (0.68%) WAN
8 1 (0.34%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.34%) FTP
8 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.34%) LAN
8 1 (0.34%) NAS
8 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.34%) Network Security
8 1 (0.34%) Skype
8 1 (0.34%) SSH
8 1 (0.34%) SSL
8 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.77%) Relational Database
2 28 (9.56%) RDBMS
3 20 (6.83%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.46%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.41%) Big Data
6 10 (3.41%) MySQL
7 9 (3.07%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (3.07%) Power BI
8 6 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.05%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.05%) Redis
9 5 (1.71%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (1.71%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.02%) SQLite
11 3 (1.02%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 85 (29.01%) Jenkins
2 52 (17.75%) Git (software)
3 38 (12.97%) Maven
4 27 (9.22%) Gradle
5 24 (8.19%) JUnit
6 22 (7.51%) Mockito
7 21 (7.17%) JIRA
8 17 (5.80%) Ant
9 13 (4.44%) git-flow
10 11 (3.75%) Cucumber
11 10 (3.41%) JMeter
11 10 (3.41%) Mocha
12 8 (2.73%) GitLab
13 7 (2.39%) Bitbucket
13 7 (2.39%) Cypress.io
13 7 (2.39%) Selenium
14 6 (2.05%) Gerrit
15 5 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.71%) TeamCity
16 4 (1.37%) Artifactory
General
1 111 (37.88%) Finance
2 54 (18.43%) Banking
3 10 (3.41%) Front Office
3 10 (3.41%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.05%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.05%) Marketing
5 4 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.02%) Billing
6 3 (1.02%) French Language
6 3 (1.02%) German Language
7 2 (0.68%) Electronics
7 2 (0.68%) Law
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.34%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.34%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 124 (42.32%) Developer
2 59 (20.14%) Java Developer
3 53 (18.09%) Architect
4 26 (8.87%) Senior Developer
5 25 (8.53%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.46%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.12%) AWS Developer
8 15 (5.12%) Java Architect
8 15 (5.12%) Java Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.12%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (4.10%) C# Quant Developer
10 12 (4.10%) Quantitative Developer
11 10 (3.41%) Lead Software Engineer
12 9 (3.07%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.07%) Analyst
12 9 (3.07%) Consultant
12 9 (3.07%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (3.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (29.69%) Spring
2 73 (24.91%) HTML
3 71 (24.23%) REST
4 61 (20.82%) HTML5
5 46 (15.70%) AngularJS
6 43 (14.68%) .NET
6 43 (14.68%) Hibernate
7 37 (12.63%) Apache Camel
8 36 (12.29%) jQuery
8 36 (12.29%) XML
9 33 (11.26%) RESTful
10 32 (10.92%) JDBC
10 32 (10.92%) JMS
10 32 (10.92%) JSON
10 32 (10.92%) Middleware
11 31 (10.58%) CSS
12 30 (10.24%) Spring Boot
12 30 (10.24%) Web Services
13 29 (9.90%) SOAP
14 28 (9.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
1 39 (13.31%) Clustering
2 36 (12.29%) Data Structures
3 20 (6.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (6.83%) User Experience
4 17 (5.80%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.10%) Hedge funds
7 10 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (3.07%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (2.39%) Credit Risk
9 7 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.71%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.37%) Cloud Native
12 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.02%) Reference Data
13 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.68%) NHS
14 2 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.11%) Linux
2 22 (7.51%) Windows
3 15 (5.12%) Unix
4 7 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.02%) Android
7 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.68%) AIX
8 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
9 1 (0.34%) SUSE
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (27.30%) Microservices
3 78 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (21.16%) DevOps
5 60 (20.48%) Scrum
6 54 (18.43%) OO
7 53 (18.09%) Performance Tuning
8 52 (17.75%) High Availability
8 52 (17.75%) Software Engineering
8 52 (17.75%) Web Development
9 51 (17.41%) Multithreading
10 39 (13.31%) Open Source
10 39 (13.31%) Scalability Testing
11 33 (11.26%) TDD
12 32 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (10.24%) SDLC
14 29 (9.90%) Computer Science
15 28 (9.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (9.56%) Software Delivery
16 27 (9.22%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 136 (46.42%) Java
2 85 (29.01%) JavaScript
3 49 (16.72%) SQL
4 34 (11.60%) Java 8
5 32 (10.92%) C#
6 26 (8.87%) Python
7 15 (5.12%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.12%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.44%) C++
9 12 (4.10%) Go
10 10 (3.41%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.07%) C
11 9 (3.07%) Kotlin
11 9 (3.07%) PHP
11 9 (3.07%) Ruby
12 7 (2.39%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.05%) Apex Code
13 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (13.99%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.63%) SC Cleared
3 33 (11.26%) Degree
4 25 (8.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (5.12%) Master's Degree
6 7 (2.39%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.37%) ISEB
8 3 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.68%) MBA
10 1 (0.34%) CCA
10 1 (0.34%) CISSP
10 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.34%) PhD
10 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.14%) QA
2 7 (2.39%) MiFID
3 6 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.05%) GDPR
4 4 (1.37%) SLA
5 3 (1.02%) NIST
5 3 (1.02%) PMO
6 2 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.68%) NCSC
7 1 (0.34%) GxP
7 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (8.19%) Docker
2 17 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.34%) vSphere
7 1 (0.34%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (10.92%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.83%) Terraform
3 15 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.78%) Ansible
5 11 (3.75%) Puppet
6 9 (3.07%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (2.39%) Grafana
7 7 (2.39%) Prometheus
7 7 (2.39%) Salt
8 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.37%) SCCM
9 3 (1.02%) HP ALM
9 3 (1.02%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.68%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 57 (19.45%) Oracle
2 33 (11.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.07%) Google
4 9 (3.07%) MuleSoft
4 9 (3.07%) SAP
5 8 (2.73%) HP
5 8 (2.73%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.39%) VMware
7 6 (2.05%) IBM
8 4 (1.37%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.02%) BiZZdesign
9 3 (1.02%) Citrix
9 3 (1.02%) ESRI
9 3 (1.02%) hybris
9 3 (1.02%) Splunk
9 3 (1.02%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.68%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.68%) F5