Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 357 333 282
Rank change year-on-year -24 -51 +33
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 495 243 601
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.70% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 2.19% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 158 416
10th Percentile £405 £360 £360
25th Percentile £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -1.48%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £763 £679 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
10th Percentile £34.30 £39.40 £35.00
25th Percentile £35.88 £45.25 £46.40
Median hourly rate £40.08 £55.00 £50.50
Median % change year-on-year -27.12% +8.91% +68.33%
75th Percentile £50.53 - £82.50
90th Percentile £58.46 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.08 £55.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year -27.12% +8.91% +68.33%

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 21,763 11,078 18,704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.16% 31.81% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,553 7,550 12,424
10th Percentile £300 £256 £261
25th Percentile £419 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.68% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 618 439 732
10th Percentile £12.48 £12.50 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.00 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £25.77 £26.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.77% +29.27% +1.23%
75th Percentile £49.25 £46.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £65.15 £58.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £26.27 £21.00
% change year-on-year +0.88% +25.10% +5.00%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -43 315 £600 +9.09% 115
South East -24 62 £475 - 35
North of England -37 34 £525 +17.98% 50
Midlands -47 34 £450 -5.26% 31
East Midlands -9 25 £450 -13.46% 12
Yorkshire -26 18 £529 +34.35% 15
South West -39 18 £475 -13.64% 18
North West -33 14 £410 +24.24% 30
East of England -37 14 £648 +44.00% 14
West Midlands -51 9 £600 +33.33% 18
North East -7 2 - - 5
Enterprise Software
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 233 (47.07%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (32.53%) Finance
3 140 (28.28%) Social Skills
4 135 (27.27%) Java
4 135 (27.27%) Azure
5 119 (24.04%) AWS
6 102 (20.61%) Microservices
7 101 (20.40%) SQL
8 98 (19.80%) CI/CD
9 92 (18.59%) JavaScript
10 91 (18.38%) DevOps
11 80 (16.16%) Migration
12 72 (14.55%) Docker
13 70 (14.14%) Kubernetes
14 69 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
15 67 (13.54%) Scrum
16 63 (12.73%) HTML
16 63 (12.73%) Banking
17 60 (12.12%) Microsoft
18 55 (11.11%) SDLC
18 55 (11.11%) User Experience
19 54 (10.91%) CSS
20 52 (10.51%) Front Office
20 52 (10.51%) AngularJS
20 52 (10.51%) NoSQL
21 51 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
21 51 (10.30%) Oracle
21 51 (10.30%) Windows
21 51 (10.30%) Python
22 50 (10.10%) React

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 23 (4.65%) Confluence
2 20 (4.04%) Camunda
3 18 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.43%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.02%) Apache
5 10 (2.02%) IIS
6 7 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.61%) Documentum
9 3 (0.61%) JBoss
9 3 (0.61%) nginx
9 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.40%) CMS
10 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.40%) SAS
10 2 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.81%) Adobe XD
3 4 (0.81%) Sketch
4 2 (0.40%) InVision
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle AGIS
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.40%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 135 (27.27%) Azure
2 119 (24.04%) AWS
3 41 (8.28%) PaaS
4 35 (7.07%) SaaS
5 31 (6.26%) OpenShift
6 30 (6.06%) Serverless
7 28 (5.66%) IaaS
8 23 (4.65%) GCP
9 22 (4.44%) Microsoft 365
10 14 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (2.83%) Power Platform
11 12 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (2.42%) GitHub
12 10 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
14 8 (1.62%) iPaaS
15 7 (1.41%) Azure Functions
16 6 (1.21%) Azure Data Factory
16 6 (1.21%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.83%) DNS
2 12 (2.42%) DHCP
2 12 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.22%) Internet
4 7 (1.41%) Firewall
4 7 (1.41%) Skype
5 5 (1.01%) iSCSI
5 5 (1.01%) VPN
6 4 (0.81%) SSL
6 4 (0.81%) VLAN
7 3 (0.61%) HTTP
8 2 (0.40%) SMTP
8 2 (0.40%) Wireless
9 1 (0.20%) BGP
9 1 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.20%) NAS
9 1 (0.20%) Network Security
9 1 (0.20%) RTP
9 1 (0.20%) SAN
9 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.51%) NoSQL
2 40 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 38 (7.68%) SQL Server
4 34 (6.87%) Big Data
5 29 (5.86%) MySQL
6 21 (4.24%) Data Lake
7 16 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 13 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (2.63%) Cloudera CDH
8 13 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.63%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.02%) Power BI
11 7 (1.41%) Amazon Athena
11 7 (1.41%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.41%) Redis
12 5 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 45 (9.09%) JIRA
2 39 (7.88%) Git (software)
3 32 (6.46%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.84%) JMeter
5 16 (3.23%) Selenium
6 11 (2.22%) Maven
7 9 (1.82%) GitLab
7 9 (1.82%) SonarQube
7 9 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.62%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (1.41%) Robot Framework
10 6 (1.21%) IntelliJ
10 6 (1.21%) JProfiler
10 6 (1.21%) JUnit
11 5 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.01%) Checkstyle
11 5 (1.01%) Subversion
11 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.81%) Mocha
General
1 161 (32.53%) Finance
2 140 (28.28%) Social Skills
3 63 (12.73%) Banking
4 52 (10.51%) Front Office
5 51 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (5.45%) Public Sector
7 26 (5.25%) Legal
8 22 (4.44%) Presentation Skills
9 13 (2.63%) Retail
10 12 (2.42%) Investment Banking
10 12 (2.42%) Marketing
11 11 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 9 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
13 8 (1.62%) Automotive
13 8 (1.62%) Financial Institution
14 6 (1.21%) Documentation Skills
15 5 (1.01%) Law
16 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 164 (33.13%) Developer
2 91 (18.38%) Architect
3 57 (11.52%) Java Developer
4 51 (10.30%) Solutions Architect
5 30 (6.06%) Analyst
6 27 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 22 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 21 (4.24%) C# Developer
9 17 (3.43%) .NET Developer
9 17 (3.43%) Angular Developer
9 17 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (3.23%) Salesforce Developer
11 15 (3.03%) Technical Leader
12 14 (2.83%) Consultant
12 14 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (2.42%) Designer
14 12 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (2.42%) React Developer
15 11 (2.22%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.73%) HTML
2 54 (10.91%) CSS
3 52 (10.51%) AngularJS
4 50 (10.10%) React
5 46 (9.29%) Spring
6 44 (8.89%) .NET
7 36 (7.27%) Kafka
8 28 (5.66%) Spring Boot
8 28 (5.66%) Web Services
9 27 (5.45%) HTML5
9 27 (5.45%) XML
10 24 (4.85%) CSS3
10 24 (4.85%) Node.js
10 24 (4.85%) REST
11 22 (4.44%) Middleware
12 21 (4.24%) Apache Camel
13 19 (3.84%) RESTful
13 19 (3.84%) SOAP
14 18 (3.64%) jQuery
15 16 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.11%) User Experience
2 19 (3.84%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.64%) Public Cloud
4 17 (3.43%) Cloud Native
5 15 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.42%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.82%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.41%) PMI
10 7 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
10 7 (1.41%) Replication
11 6 (1.21%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.21%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.21%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.21%) Legacy Applications
11 6 (1.21%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.30%) Windows
2 40 (8.08%) Linux
3 19 (3.84%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2019
5 7 (1.41%) Android
5 7 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.41%) Unix
6 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.61%) Solaris
10 2 (0.40%) Alpine Linux
10 2 (0.40%) CentOS
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (47.07%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (20.61%) Microservices
3 98 (19.80%) CI/CD
4 91 (18.38%) DevOps
5 80 (16.16%) Migration
6 69 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (13.54%) Scrum
8 55 (11.11%) SDLC
9 49 (9.90%) Mentoring
9 49 (9.90%) TDD
10 47 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (9.49%) Full Stack Development
11 41 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 41 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (7.47%) Analytics
13 36 (7.27%) OO
14 34 (6.87%) ITIL
14 34 (6.87%) UX Design
15 32 (6.46%) BDD
15 32 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 135 (27.27%) Java
2 101 (20.40%) SQL
3 92 (18.59%) JavaScript
4 51 (10.30%) Python
5 40 (8.08%) C#
6 37 (7.47%) TypeScript
7 30 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 19 (3.84%) Java 11
9 14 (2.83%) Java 8
10 12 (2.42%) Go
11 10 (2.02%) Kotlin
11 10 (2.02%) PHP
12 9 (1.82%) C++
12 9 (1.82%) Groovy
13 7 (1.41%) C
13 7 (1.41%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.41%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.21%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.01%) Scala
16 4 (0.81%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 43 (8.69%) Degree
2 30 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.42%) AWS Certification
5 11 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.82%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.21%) MCSE
9 5 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.81%) CBAP
10 4 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.61%) CCNA
11 3 (0.61%) CISSP
11 3 (0.61%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.61%) MCSA
11 3 (0.61%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 27 (5.45%) QA
3 21 (4.24%) SLA
4 13 (2.63%) Accessibility
5 10 (2.02%) GDPR
6 5 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.81%) NIST
7 4 (0.81%) PMO
8 3 (0.61%) IFRS
8 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.40%) GxP
9 2 (0.40%) NCSC
10 1 (0.20%) COBIT
10 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.20%) GAMP
10 1 (0.20%) GLP
10 1 (0.20%) GMP
System Software
1 72 (14.55%) Docker
2 41 (8.28%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.01%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.01%) NFS
6 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.81%) vSphere
7 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.40%) Firmware
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.20%) Samba
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 70 (14.14%) Kubernetes
2 29 (5.86%) Terraform
3 14 (2.83%) Ansible
3 14 (2.83%) Single Sign-On
4 13 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (1.82%) SCCM
6 8 (1.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 6 (1.21%) Puppet
8 4 (0.81%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.81%) Grafana
8 4 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.61%) Packer
10 2 (0.40%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.40%) MOM
10 2 (0.40%) SCOM
11 1 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 60 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 51 (10.30%) Oracle
3 38 (7.68%) Salesforce.com
4 30 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 26 (5.25%) SAP
6 23 (4.65%) VMware
7 22 (4.44%) Cloudera
8 21 (4.24%) MuleSoft
9 16 (3.23%) Pega
10 14 (2.83%) IBM
11 13 (2.63%) Adobe
11 13 (2.63%) Charles River
11 13 (2.63%) Google
11 13 (2.63%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.82%) Cisco
13 8 (1.62%) Databricks
13 8 (1.62%) Sybase
14 7 (1.41%) AppDynamics
14 7 (1.41%) Zerto
15 6 (1.21%) Okta