Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 341 297 271
Rank change year-on-year -44 -26 +50
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 468 180 823
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.71% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 2.20% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 104 598
10th Percentile £363 £354 £358
25th Percentile £456 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £675 £588 £593
90th Percentile £738 £646 £654
UK median daily rate £540 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.77% -2.50% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
10th Percentile £21.68 £45.40 £30.70
25th Percentile £26.81 £45.63 £34.21
Median hourly rate £36.75 £47.00 £43.20
Median % change year-on-year -21.81% +8.80% -9.05%
75th Percentile £47.81 £51.50 £82.50
90th Percentile £53.63 £53.60 "
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £47.00 £43.20
% change year-on-year -21.81% +8.80% -9.05%

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 19,350 8,179 23,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.57% 32.16% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,539 5,586 15,657
10th Percentile £300 £275 £278
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £615 £588
90th Percentile £725 £727 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £491 £475
% change year-on-year +4.33% +3.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 616 270 774
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.59 £11.62
25th Percentile £15.23 £17.50 £14.28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £20.98
Median % change year-on-year -20.63% +50.16% -0.70%
75th Percentile £49.52 £47.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £64.75 £61.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £24.90 £27.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year -7.80% +28.85% -0.21%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -38 294 £600 +20.00% 101
South East -53 65 £490 -6.67% 46
North of England -65 35 £525 +22.09% 42
Midlands -64 34 £388 -4.62% 24
Yorkshire -22 26 £527 +17.11% 14
East Midlands -15 22 £373 - 6
South West -30 17 £350 -26.32% 14
West Midlands -69 12 £483 +18.77% 18
North West -64 9 £525 +29.63% 22
East of England -43 5 £488 -4.88% 11
Enterprise Software
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 215 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (28.63%) Social Skills
3 132 (28.21%) Java
4 127 (27.14%) Finance
5 110 (23.50%) Azure
5 110 (23.50%) DevOps
6 92 (19.66%) AWS
7 84 (17.95%) Microservices
8 79 (16.88%) JavaScript
9 73 (15.60%) SQL
9 73 (15.60%) Scrum
10 67 (14.32%) HTML
11 66 (14.10%) .NET
11 66 (14.10%) Oracle
12 65 (13.89%) AngularJS
13 61 (13.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 60 (12.82%) SDLC
15 58 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (11.97%) User Experience
16 56 (11.97%) C#
16 56 (11.97%) CSS
16 56 (11.97%) Salesforce.com
17 55 (11.75%) Python
18 54 (11.54%) React
19 51 (10.90%) Kubernetes
19 51 (10.90%) Jenkins
19 51 (10.90%) REST
19 51 (10.90%) TDD
19 51 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
20 50 (10.68%) Degree

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 13 (2.78%) Confluence
2 12 (2.56%) Mule
2 12 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.50%) Apache
4 7 (1.50%) SAS
4 7 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.28%) CMS
5 6 (1.28%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.07%) Jetty
6 5 (1.07%) Liferay
6 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Fuse
7 4 (0.85%) Apache Pulsar
7 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.64%) Appian
8 3 (0.64%) Documentum
8 3 (0.64%) IIS
8 3 (0.64%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.64%) Figma
3 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.64%) Sketch
4 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.21%) InVision
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.07%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle AGIS
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.43%) Magento
5 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 110 (23.50%) Azure
2 92 (19.66%) AWS
3 38 (8.12%) SaaS
4 27 (5.77%) IaaS
5 23 (4.91%) Microsoft 365
5 23 (4.91%) PaaS
6 16 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (3.21%) GitHub
8 14 (2.99%) Serverless
9 13 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (2.56%) Power Platform
11 11 (2.35%) OpenShift
11 11 (2.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 10 (2.14%) Azure Data Factory
12 10 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
13 9 (1.92%) Azure Service Bus
13 9 (1.92%) GCP
13 9 (1.92%) iPaaS
14 7 (1.50%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.99%) SAN
2 12 (2.56%) Internet
3 11 (2.35%) Firewall
3 11 (2.35%) HTTP
4 8 (1.71%) LAN
5 7 (1.50%) WAN
6 6 (1.28%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.07%) DNS
7 5 (1.07%) SSL
7 5 (1.07%) VPN
8 4 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.64%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.64%) Skype
9 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.43%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.43%) DHCP
10 2 (0.43%) VLAN
10 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.21%) RTP
11 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.05%) Relational Database
2 32 (6.84%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 23 (4.91%) Data Lake
5 19 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.42%) Big Data
6 16 (3.42%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.21%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.56%) MySQL
9 10 (2.14%) Power BI
10 8 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (1.71%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.50%) PowerCenter
11 7 (1.50%) Redis
12 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2017
13 4 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.85%) Metadata
13 4 (0.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 51 (10.90%) Jenkins
2 44 (9.40%) JIRA
3 36 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.49%) Maven
5 16 (3.42%) Mockito
6 15 (3.21%) GitLab
6 15 (3.21%) JUnit
7 9 (1.92%) Ant
7 9 (1.92%) Gradle
7 9 (1.92%) JMeter
7 9 (1.92%) Postman
8 7 (1.50%) Mocha
8 7 (1.50%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.28%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.28%) Subversion
10 5 (1.07%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.07%) git-flow
10 5 (1.07%) Grunt
10 5 (1.07%) gulp
10 5 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 134 (28.63%) Social Skills
2 127 (27.14%) Finance
3 58 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (10.04%) Banking
5 44 (9.40%) Front Office
6 30 (6.41%) Presentation Skills
7 23 (4.91%) Investment Banking
8 22 (4.70%) Public Sector
9 11 (2.35%) Retail
10 9 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
10 9 (1.92%) Legal
10 9 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
10 9 (1.92%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 8 (1.71%) Marketing
11 8 (1.71%) Private Banking
12 7 (1.50%) Financial Institution
13 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
14 5 (1.07%) Aerospace
14 5 (1.07%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 182 (38.89%) Developer
2 101 (21.58%) Architect
3 60 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 50 (10.68%) Solutions Architect
5 33 (7.05%) C# Developer
6 27 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 22 (4.70%) Consultant
7 22 (4.70%) Project Manager
8 18 (3.85%) Analyst
9 17 (3.63%) .NET Developer
9 17 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (3.21%) Senior Architect
11 13 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
11 13 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (2.56%) Front Office Developer
12 12 (2.56%) React Developer
12 12 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (2.35%) Angular Developer
14 10 (2.14%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (2.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.32%) HTML
2 66 (14.10%) .NET
3 65 (13.89%) AngularJS
4 56 (11.97%) CSS
5 54 (11.54%) React
6 51 (10.90%) REST
7 42 (8.97%) HTML5
7 42 (8.97%) Spring
8 32 (6.84%) RESTful
9 31 (6.62%) Middleware
10 28 (5.98%) CSS3
10 28 (5.98%) Web Services
11 26 (5.56%) SOAP
11 26 (5.56%) XML
12 25 (5.34%) Node.js
13 22 (4.70%) jQuery
14 21 (4.49%) Kafka
15 19 (4.06%) J2EE
16 17 (3.63%) Hibernate
17 16 (3.42%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.97%) User Experience
2 26 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (4.06%) Algorithms
3 19 (4.06%) Data Structures
3 19 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.21%) Cloud Native
6 13 (2.78%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
9 8 (1.71%) Online Banking
9 8 (1.71%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.50%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.28%) Clustering
12 5 (1.07%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.05%) Linux
2 25 (5.34%) Windows
3 17 (3.63%) Unix
4 9 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.28%) Android
5 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.21%) OS/400
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (23.50%) DevOps
3 84 (17.95%) Microservices
4 73 (15.60%) Scrum
5 61 (13.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 60 (12.82%) SDLC
7 51 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
7 51 (10.90%) TDD
8 47 (10.04%) Migration
9 46 (9.83%) OO
10 43 (9.19%) Software Engineering
11 42 (8.97%) Multithreading
12 40 (8.55%) Electronic Trading
12 40 (8.55%) Mentoring
13 39 (8.33%) Full Stack Development
14 36 (7.69%) Analytics
15 35 (7.48%) Data Protection
16 34 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (7.26%) Test Automation
17 33 (7.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 132 (28.21%) Java
2 79 (16.88%) JavaScript
3 73 (15.60%) SQL
4 56 (11.97%) C#
5 55 (11.75%) Python
6 42 (8.97%) TypeScript
7 26 (5.56%) C++
8 22 (4.70%) Java 11
9 18 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.99%) Java 8
11 9 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.92%) C
12 8 (1.71%) Apex Code
12 8 (1.71%) Groovy
12 8 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.71%) Ruby
13 7 (1.50%) Go
14 6 (1.28%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.28%) PHP
14 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (10.68%) Degree
2 30 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.78%) Master's Degree
4 13 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.92%) PMP
6 6 (1.28%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.28%) CCNA
6 6 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.28%) MCSA
7 4 (0.85%) CCNP
7 4 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.85%) MCSE
7 4 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.64%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.70%) Accessibility
2 16 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.14%) GDPR
3 10 (2.14%) QA
4 4 (0.85%) PMO
4 4 (0.85%) SLA
5 2 (0.43%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.43%) WAI
6 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) GMP
6 1 (0.21%) GRC
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) NIST
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Section 508
6 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (7.69%) Docker
2 30 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.85%) VMware NSX
5 4 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Firmware
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (10.90%) Kubernetes
2 25 (5.34%) Ansible
3 24 (5.13%) Terraform
4 13 (2.78%) Puppet
5 11 (2.35%) SCCM
6 9 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.85%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.64%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.64%) Grafana
11 3 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.64%) MOM
11 3 (0.64%) Packer
12 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 1 (0.21%) Consul
Vendors
1 66 (14.10%) Oracle
2 56 (11.97%) Salesforce.com
3 49 (10.47%) Microsoft
4 45 (9.62%) SAP
5 17 (3.63%) MuleSoft
6 16 (3.42%) Informatica
7 15 (3.21%) Databricks
7 15 (3.21%) Workday
8 14 (2.99%) Splunk
8 14 (2.99%) VMware
9 12 (2.56%) ServiceNow
10 11 (2.35%) Adobe
11 10 (2.14%) IBM
12 9 (1.92%) Cisco
13 8 (1.71%) Google
14 7 (1.50%) HP
14 7 (1.50%) hybris
14 7 (1.50%) StreamSets
15 6 (1.28%) 3PAR
15 6 (1.28%) AppDynamics