Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 311 289
Rank change year-on-year +16 -22 +56
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 845 714 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.81% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% 2.34% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 439 603
England median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £348 £305
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £13.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +238.09% -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

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 32,566 30,464 34,726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.27% 34.48% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,395 19,915 23,021
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £278 £265 £258
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,034 1,043 1,131
England median hourly rate £22.94 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

Enterprise Software
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Software in England

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Enterprise Software in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Software in England

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Software in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Software in England

Enterprise Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Software in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Software in England

Enterprise Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Software in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor 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 21 July 2018. 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 -44 351 £525 +5.00% 111
North of England +50 165 £400 -4.65% 89
South East -2 144 £450 - 64
Midlands +48 107 £500 +12.36% 36
Yorkshire +40 94 £388 -3.13% 39
West Midlands +38 89 £525 - 20
North West +26 69 £450 -12.20% 45
East of England -18 46 £450 -4.26% 16
South West -3 28 £325 -23.53% 20
East Midlands +1 18 £400 -2.44% 16
North East -21 3 £629 +3.11% 5
South Coast - 1 £700 -
Enterprise Software
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 436 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (27.93%) SQL
3 235 (27.81%) Java
4 224 (26.51%) JavaScript
5 219 (25.92%) .NET
5 219 (25.92%) TDD
6 214 (25.33%) Web Services
7 192 (22.72%) Git (software)
8 189 (22.37%) C#
9 181 (21.42%) HTML
10 177 (20.95%) BDD
11 173 (20.47%) Microsoft
12 163 (19.29%) SQL Server
13 159 (18.82%) Scrum
14 158 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
15 153 (18.11%) ASP.NET
16 150 (17.75%) Oracle
17 149 (17.63%) Linux
18 147 (17.40%) Finance
19 146 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
20 134 (15.86%) Jenkins
21 132 (15.62%) DevOps
22 130 (15.38%) CSS
23 122 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
24 115 (13.61%) MVC
25 113 (13.37%) Microservices
26 112 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
27 108 (12.78%) REST
28 103 (12.19%) Windows
28 103 (12.19%) .NET Framework

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 54 (6.39%) Confluence
2 35 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
2 35 (4.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 33 (3.91%) Tomcat
4 30 (3.55%) WebLogic
4 30 (3.55%) WebSphere
5 29 (3.43%) JBoss
6 22 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (2.25%) Liferay
9 18 (2.13%) SharePoint
10 17 (2.01%) GlassFish
11 15 (1.78%) Apache
11 15 (1.78%) Apache Spark
12 13 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
13 12 (1.42%) Anypoint
14 10 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (1.18%) GemFire
15 9 (1.07%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.12%) Flinto
5 1 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 21 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.07%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.36%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Maximo
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 158 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (3.67%) SaaS
4 30 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (3.08%) PaaS
6 16 (1.89%) IaaS
7 14 (1.66%) npm
7 14 (1.66%) Serverless
8 13 (1.54%) Boomi
8 13 (1.54%) Office 365
9 12 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (1.42%) Yarn
10 8 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (0.95%) GitHub
11 7 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.83%) Slack
12 6 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.66%) HTTP
2 14 (1.66%) Internet
3 13 (1.54%) Firewall
3 13 (1.54%) SAN
4 8 (0.95%) DNS
4 8 (0.95%) Network Security
5 7 (0.83%) NAS
6 6 (0.71%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.59%) Skype
7 5 (0.59%) SSH
7 5 (0.59%) SSL
7 5 (0.59%) WAN
8 4 (0.47%) FTP
8 4 (0.47%) VPN
9 3 (0.36%) DHCP
9 3 (0.36%) IPsec
9 3 (0.36%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.36%) LAN
9 3 (0.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 85 (10.06%) Relational Database
3 61 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (6.39%) MySQL
5 49 (5.80%) RDBMS
6 46 (5.44%) Oracle Database
7 44 (5.21%) NoSQL
8 37 (4.38%) MongoDB
9 26 (3.08%) Hadoop
10 22 (2.60%) Big Data
11 20 (2.37%) HBase
12 16 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (1.54%) Redis
16 12 (1.42%) Apache Hive
17 11 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
18 9 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
18 9 (1.07%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 192 (22.72%) Git (software)
2 134 (15.86%) Jenkins
3 83 (9.82%) JIRA
4 68 (8.05%) Subversion
5 57 (6.75%) Maven
6 37 (4.38%) Selenium
7 34 (4.02%) JUnit
8 31 (3.67%) Visual Studio
9 27 (3.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 27 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (3.08%) Cucumber
11 23 (2.72%) Eclipse
11 23 (2.72%) Mockito
12 20 (2.37%) IntelliJ
13 19 (2.25%) Jasmine
13 19 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
14 17 (2.01%) Gradle
14 17 (2.01%) SoapUI
15 16 (1.89%) ReSharper
16 15 (1.78%) XMLSpy
General
1 147 (17.40%) Finance
2 50 (5.92%) Banking
3 33 (3.91%) Retail
4 24 (2.84%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.72%) Back Office
6 15 (1.78%) Games
6 15 (1.78%) Marketing
6 15 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.30%) Front Office
8 9 (1.07%) Law
9 8 (0.95%) Legal
10 7 (0.83%) Advertising
11 6 (0.71%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.36%) Billing
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.24%) French Language
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 409 (48.40%) Developer
2 134 (15.86%) Architect
3 110 (13.02%) .NET Developer
4 106 (12.54%) Java Developer
5 81 (9.59%) C# Developer
6 49 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 48 (5.68%) Senior Developer
8 46 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (4.97%) Azure Developer
10 40 (4.73%) Project Manager
11 38 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
12 35 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
13 33 (3.91%) Analyst
14 32 (3.79%) Consultant
15 27 (3.20%) Technical Architect
16 25 (2.96%) Microsoft Developer
17 24 (2.84%) Integration Developer
18 22 (2.60%) Angular Developer
18 22 (2.60%) AWS Engineer
19 21 (2.49%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (25.92%) .NET
2 214 (25.33%) Web Services
3 181 (21.42%) HTML
4 153 (18.11%) ASP.NET
5 130 (15.38%) CSS
6 112 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 108 (12.78%) REST
8 103 (12.19%) .NET Framework
9 102 (12.07%) RESTful
9 102 (12.07%) Spring
10 94 (11.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 75 (8.88%) XML
12 74 (8.76%) AngularJS
13 70 (8.28%) HTML5
14 67 (7.93%) Middleware
15 58 (6.86%) SOAP
16 53 (6.27%) JSON
17 51 (6.04%) Spring Boot
18 50 (5.92%) Node.js
19 48 (5.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.35%) User Experience
2 68 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 28 (3.31%) Fixed Income
7 27 (3.20%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.84%) iPad
9 17 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.89%) Equities
10 16 (1.89%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.66%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
12 11 (1.30%) Online Games
13 10 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.18%) Social Media
14 9 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (0.95%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.83%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 149 (17.63%) Linux
2 103 (12.19%) Windows
3 77 (9.11%) Unix
4 37 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (2.72%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.83%) Android
6 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.36%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) VMS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (25.92%) TDD
3 177 (20.95%) BDD
4 159 (18.82%) Scrum
5 146 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
6 132 (15.62%) DevOps
7 115 (13.61%) MVC
8 113 (13.37%) Microservices
9 99 (11.72%) Test Automation
10 86 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
11 82 (9.70%) Unit Testing
12 79 (9.35%) SDLC
13 76 (8.99%) Software Engineering
14 75 (8.88%) SOA
15 72 (8.52%) Kanban
16 55 (6.51%) E-Commerce
16 55 (6.51%) Project Management
17 50 (5.92%) Waterfall
18 49 (5.80%) OO
19 47 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (27.93%) SQL
2 235 (27.81%) Java
3 224 (26.51%) JavaScript
4 189 (22.37%) C#
5 96 (11.36%) Python
6 50 (5.92%) Java 8
7 34 (4.02%) T-SQL
8 32 (3.79%) Perl
9 30 (3.55%) Shell Script
10 25 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 24 (2.84%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.49%) TypeScript
13 18 (2.13%) C++
13 18 (2.13%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.89%) Scala
15 15 (1.78%) VB
16 12 (1.42%) C
16 12 (1.42%) VB6
17 11 (1.30%) ES6
18 9 (1.07%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (6.39%) Degree
2 35 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.07%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.95%) PMP
9 6 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.59%) CCNP
10 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.47%) CISSP
11 4 (0.47%) MCSE
11 4 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.36%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.36%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.36%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 3 (0.36%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.36%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.52%) QA
2 16 (1.89%) GDPR
3 12 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.18%) SLA
5 7 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.71%) PMO
7 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (10.30%) Docker
2 22 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.47%) KVM
5 4 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.36%) HDFS
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.24%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (8.17%) Ansible
2 59 (6.98%) Puppet
3 41 (4.85%) Terraform
4 40 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (3.91%) Kubernetes
6 15 (1.78%) HP ALM
6 15 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (1.30%) Consul
8 8 (0.95%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.47%) Nagios
9 4 (0.47%) Oozie
9 4 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.47%) vMotion
9 4 (0.47%) vRealize
9 4 (0.47%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.36%) Control-M
10 3 (0.36%) Mesos
10 3 (0.36%) Nessus
10 3 (0.36%) SCCM
11 2 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 173 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 150 (17.75%) Oracle
3 40 (4.73%) IBM
4 35 (4.14%) Red Hat
5 31 (3.67%) SAP
6 22 (2.60%) Atlassian
7 21 (2.49%) Dell
8 20 (2.37%) Informatica
9 19 (2.25%) MuleSoft
10 18 (2.13%) HP
11 17 (2.01%) CA
12 16 (1.89%) VMware
13 12 (1.42%) Apigee
13 12 (1.42%) CA Agile Central
13 12 (1.42%) Cisco
13 12 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.30%) Software AG
14 11 (1.30%) Sybase
14 11 (1.30%) Tableau
14 11 (1.30%) TIBCO