Period
to 13 May 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 13 May 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
13 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 299 282 297
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -6
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 351 413 781
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.91% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% 3.15% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 257 568
10th Percentile £379 £362 £363
25th Percentile £456 £415 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £544 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.75% -4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £625
90th Percentile £700 £693 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
10th Percentile £19.98 £42.60 "
25th Percentile £22.56 £46.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £50.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -20.79% +44.29% +10.24%
75th Percentile £55.00 £53.00 £37.50
90th Percentile " £68.75 "
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £50.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.91% +44.29% +10.24%

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 13,529 13,100 23,981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.10% 28.81% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,048 8,648 16,022
10th Percentile £281 £250 £294
25th Percentile £390 £370 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £606 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 543 768
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.60 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.50 £15.75 £14.61
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.93% +2.38% -2.33%
75th Percentile £47.50 £44.13 £44.16
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.00 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £22.29 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +8.71% -4.65%

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 13 May 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 13 May 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 13 May 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 -31 214 £588 +6.82% 65
South East +14 42 £475 -5.00% 37
North of England +6 30 £488 +13.37% 43
Midlands -1 28 £375 -18.48% 14
South West +43 18 £600 +11.63% 7
Yorkshire +31 16 £538 -2.27% 17
West Midlands -4 15 £450 -3.74% 11
East Midlands +19 13 £370 -12.94% 3
East of England +1 9 £538 +7.50% 14
North West -4 9 £450 +5.88% 21
North East +14 5 £460 +6.98% 5
Enterprise Software
UK

For the 6 months to 13 May 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.

1 186 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (39.32%) Java
3 118 (33.62%) Finance
4 94 (26.78%) Social Skills
5 90 (25.64%) AWS
6 84 (23.93%) DevOps
7 81 (23.08%) Microservices
8 74 (21.08%) Azure
9 72 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 71 (20.23%) .NET
11 68 (19.37%) Spring
12 67 (19.09%) SQL
13 66 (18.80%) REST
14 64 (18.23%) HTML
15 61 (17.38%) Oracle
15 61 (17.38%) Software Engineering
16 57 (16.24%) C#
16 57 (16.24%) Jenkins
17 56 (15.95%) OO
18 54 (15.38%) Scrum
19 53 (15.10%) Linux
20 51 (14.53%) Banking
21 50 (14.25%) High Availability
22 49 (13.96%) TDD
22 49 (13.96%) Security Cleared
23 48 (13.68%) Continuous Improvement
23 48 (13.68%) AngularJS
24 47 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
25 46 (13.11%) Multithreading
26 45 (12.82%) SC Cleared

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 22 (6.27%) Red Hat Fuse
2 21 (5.98%) Apache
3 18 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.42%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.85%) IIS
5 10 (2.85%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.56%) Jetty
7 8 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.71%) Confluence
9 5 (1.42%) CMS
9 5 (1.42%) JBoss
10 4 (1.14%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.14%) SAS
11 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.57%) Liferay
11 2 (0.57%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.28%) Figma
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.14%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.57%) Magento
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.57%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 90 (25.64%) AWS
2 74 (21.08%) Azure
3 39 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 30 (8.55%) SaaS
5 27 (7.69%) PaaS
6 24 (6.84%) Serverless
7 20 (5.70%) GCP
8 19 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (5.41%) Microsoft 365
9 17 (4.84%) Amazon ECS
10 13 (3.70%) IaaS
10 13 (3.70%) OpenShift
11 11 (3.13%) Power Platform
12 10 (2.85%) GitHub
12 10 (2.85%) npm
13 9 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (2.56%) Azure Functions
14 8 (2.28%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.42%) SAN
2 7 (1.99%) DNS
3 5 (1.42%) HTTP
3 5 (1.42%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.42%) LAN
3 5 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.42%) WAN
4 4 (1.14%) Firewall
4 4 (1.14%) VLAN
5 3 (0.85%) DHCP
5 3 (0.85%) SSL
6 2 (0.57%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.57%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.28%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 22 (6.27%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.84%) RDBMS
4 13 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.42%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.13%) Big Data
6 11 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.13%) MySQL
7 10 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.56%) Tableau
9 8 (2.28%) Power BI
10 6 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.71%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.71%) Data Vault
10 6 (1.71%) Redis
10 6 (1.71%) Star Schema
11 5 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.14%) HBase
Development Applications
1 57 (16.24%) Jenkins
2 42 (11.97%) Git (software)
3 35 (9.97%) Maven
4 30 (8.55%) JIRA
5 22 (6.27%) Gradle
6 17 (4.84%) Mockito
7 15 (4.27%) JUnit
8 13 (3.70%) Ant
9 9 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.28%) GitLab
10 8 (2.28%) Mocha
10 8 (2.28%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.99%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.99%) Subversion
12 6 (1.71%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.71%) Gerrit
12 6 (1.71%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.42%) git-flow
14 4 (1.14%) gulp
14 4 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 118 (33.62%) Finance
2 94 (26.78%) Social Skills
3 51 (14.53%) Banking
4 43 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (7.69%) Front Office
6 13 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
7 12 (3.42%) Public Sector
8 9 (2.56%) Influencing Skills
9 7 (1.99%) Billing
10 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.42%) Retail
11 4 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (1.14%) French Language
11 4 (1.14%) German Language
11 4 (1.14%) Marketing
11 4 (1.14%) Private Banking
11 4 (1.14%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 159 (45.30%) Developer
2 77 (21.94%) Java Developer
3 64 (18.23%) Architect
4 33 (9.40%) Solutions Architect
5 32 (9.12%) C# Developer
6 27 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 22 (6.27%) C# Quant Developer
7 22 (6.27%) Quantitative Developer
8 21 (5.98%) .NET Developer
9 19 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (4.84%) Project Manager
11 16 (4.56%) AWS Developer
12 15 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (3.70%) Consultant
14 10 (2.85%) Analyst
14 10 (2.85%) Lead Software Engineer
15 9 (2.56%) Front Office Developer
15 9 (2.56%) Java Architect
15 9 (2.56%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (20.23%) .NET
2 68 (19.37%) Spring
3 66 (18.80%) REST
4 64 (18.23%) HTML
5 48 (13.68%) AngularJS
6 43 (12.25%) HTML5
7 38 (10.83%) Hibernate
8 32 (9.12%) jQuery
9 31 (8.83%) CSS
9 31 (8.83%) Middleware
10 29 (8.26%) .NET Core
11 28 (7.98%) Node.js
12 26 (7.41%) XML
13 25 (7.12%) React
13 25 (7.12%) RESTful
14 24 (6.84%) Apache Camel
15 23 (6.55%) JMS
16 22 (6.27%) JDBC
16 22 (6.27%) SOAP
16 22 (6.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 33 (9.40%) Data Structures
3 32 (9.12%) User Experience
4 29 (8.26%) Algorithms
5 28 (7.98%) Clustering
6 22 (6.27%) Hedge funds
7 16 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.28%) Cloud Native
9 8 (2.28%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.28%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.71%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.71%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.14%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.14%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.85%) NHS
12 3 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.10%) Linux
2 20 (5.70%) Windows
3 12 (3.42%) Unix
4 6 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.14%) Android
7 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.57%) Alpine Linux
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) SUSE
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.93%) DevOps
3 81 (23.08%) Microservices
4 61 (17.38%) Software Engineering
5 56 (15.95%) OO
6 54 (15.38%) Scrum
7 50 (14.25%) High Availability
8 49 (13.96%) TDD
9 48 (13.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (13.11%) Multithreading
12 45 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (9.97%) Performance Tuning
14 33 (9.40%) BDD
14 33 (9.40%) Migration
15 29 (8.26%) Electronic Trading
15 29 (8.26%) Web Development
16 28 (7.98%) MVC
16 28 (7.98%) Scalability Testing
17 27 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (39.32%) Java
2 72 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 67 (19.09%) SQL
4 57 (16.24%) C#
5 30 (8.55%) Java 8
6 29 (8.26%) Python
7 27 (7.69%) C++
8 19 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 19 (5.41%) TypeScript
9 18 (5.13%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.70%) Go
11 8 (2.28%) PHP
11 8 (2.28%) Ruby
11 8 (2.28%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.99%) C
13 6 (1.71%) Apex Code
13 6 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.42%) Scala
15 3 (0.85%) Perl
15 3 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (13.96%) Security Cleared
2 45 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 30 (8.55%) Degree
4 12 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.42%) Master's Degree
5 9 (2.56%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.99%) PMP
7 6 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.71%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.85%) ISEB
9 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.57%) MBA
10 2 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.28%) CISSP
11 1 (0.28%) CITP
11 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.70%) QA
2 11 (3.13%) GDPR
3 9 (2.56%) SLA
4 7 (1.99%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.85%) MiFID
6 2 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.57%) NCSC
6 2 (0.57%) NIST
6 2 (0.57%) PMO
7 1 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) GMP
7 1 (0.28%) GRC
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) WAI
System Software
1 26 (7.41%) Docker
2 22 (6.27%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 30 (8.55%) Terraform
3 19 (5.41%) Ansible
4 16 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (3.42%) Puppet
6 10 (2.85%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (2.28%) HP Data Protector
7 8 (2.28%) SCCM
8 7 (1.99%) Salt
9 6 (1.71%) Grafana
9 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (1.71%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.57%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.57%) MOM
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (17.38%) Oracle
2 43 (12.25%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (7.12%) SAP
5 14 (3.99%) IBM
6 13 (3.70%) Google
7 10 (2.85%) HP
8 9 (2.56%) Workday
9 8 (2.28%) 3PAR
9 8 (2.28%) VMware
10 6 (1.71%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.71%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.42%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.14%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.14%) hybris
12 4 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.85%) Adobe
13 3 (0.85%) Genesys
13 3 (0.85%) Ivanti
13 3 (0.85%) TIBCO