The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Software in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Software over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Application Software
England / South East
Rank 192 173 195
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 53 91 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.99% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 3.29% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 66 45
Median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +15.33% -1.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £90.00 £13.31 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +576.18% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -75.55% -  

Enterprise Software is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2406 2763 2752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.65% 29.97% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1651 1434
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 149 162
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +102.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £13.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.22 £60.49 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Enterprise Software
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Enterprise Software as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Software in the South East

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Software in the South East

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Software in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Software in the South East

Enterprise Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Software in the South East

Enterprise Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Software in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Enterprise Software in the South East

Enterprise Software
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +24 15 £475 +5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire -9 9 - -
Hampshire -4 8 £423 +20.71% 4
Oxfordshire -8 5 - - 4
Surrey +1 4 £450 -7.69% 3
West Sussex -5 3 £388 +38.39% 3
East Sussex - 3 £538 -
Kent -6 2 £463 +32.14% 1
Enterprise Software
England

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Enterprise Software.

1 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.03%) Oracle
3 38 (29.69%) HTML
4 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 30 (23.44%) CSS
6 28 (21.88%) Java
6 28 (21.88%) Project Management
6 28 (21.88%) Scrum
6 28 (21.88%) Relational Database
7 26 (20.31%) RDBMS
7 26 (20.31%) SQL
8 25 (19.53%) Finance
9 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
9 23 (17.97%) XML
10 21 (16.41%) TCP/IP
10 21 (16.41%) TDD
10 21 (16.41%) Software Delivery
11 20 (15.63%) Windows
12 19 (14.84%) Mentoring
13 18 (14.06%) Linux
13 18 (14.06%) Banking
14 15 (11.72%) HTML5
15 14 (10.94%) CSS3
15 14 (10.94%) Sass
15 14 (10.94%) LESS
15 14 (10.94%) Front End Development
15 14 (10.94%) Middleware
15 14 (10.94%) Web Services
16 13 (10.16%) Internet
16 13 (10.16%) Marketing

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.91%) IIS
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.13%) Confluence
3 4 (3.13%) JBoss
3 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.34%) Apache
5 2 (1.56%) Documentum
5 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
2 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.56%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (0.78%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) SaaS
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.78%) G Suite
5 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Taleo
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.41%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.16%) Internet
3 12 (9.38%) SNMP
3 12 (9.38%) SSL
4 9 (7.03%) DNS
5 8 (6.25%) Firewall
6 6 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (4.69%) MPLS
7 4 (3.13%) LDAP
8 3 (2.34%) DHCP
8 3 (2.34%) HTTP
9 2 (1.56%) Intranet
9 2 (1.56%) LAN
9 2 (1.56%) VLAN
9 2 (1.56%) VPN
9 2 (1.56%) WAN
9 2 (1.56%) Wireless
10 1 (0.78%) IPsec
10 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 26 (20.31%) RDBMS
3 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.56%) MySQL
9 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.78%) DB2
10 1 (0.78%) DTS
10 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) JUnit
2 9 (7.03%) Mockito
3 8 (6.25%) JIRA
4 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.34%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (2.34%) jMock
5 3 (2.34%) Maven
5 3 (2.34%) Selenium
5 3 (2.34%) Subversion
5 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.56%) eggPlant
6 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.78%) ERwin
7 1 (0.78%) Gradle
7 1 (0.78%) Spock
General
1 25 (19.53%) Finance
2 18 (14.06%) Banking
3 13 (10.16%) Marketing
4 6 (4.69%) Retail
5 3 (2.34%) Back Office
5 3 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (39.84%) Developer
2 17 (13.28%) Architect
3 15 (11.72%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (10.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.59%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Build Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Applications Manager
10 4 (3.13%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.69%) HTML
2 30 (23.44%) CSS
3 23 (17.97%) XML
4 15 (11.72%) HTML5
5 14 (10.94%) CSS3
5 14 (10.94%) LESS
5 14 (10.94%) Middleware
5 14 (10.94%) Sass
5 14 (10.94%) Web Services
6 10 (7.81%) J2EE
6 10 (7.81%) REST
6 10 (7.81%) Spring
7 8 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 8 (6.25%) JSF
7 8 (6.25%) JSP
7 8 (6.25%) Redux
7 8 (6.25%) RESTful
8 7 (5.47%) .NET
8 7 (5.47%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Device Driver
2 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.69%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.91%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.34%) Social Media
6 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.56%) Life Science
6 2 (1.56%) LIMS
6 2 (1.56%) SCADA
7 1 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Windows
2 18 (14.06%) Linux
3 10 (7.81%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.81%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.25%) Android
5 5 (3.91%) Unix
6 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.88%) Project Management
2 28 (21.88%) Scrum
3 21 (16.41%) Software Delivery
3 21 (16.41%) TDD
4 19 (14.84%) Mentoring
5 14 (10.94%) Front End Development
6 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (9.38%) ITIL
8 11 (8.59%) Direct Marketing
8 11 (8.59%) SOA
9 10 (7.81%) CRM
9 10 (7.81%) iOS Development
9 10 (7.81%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.25%) Android Development
11 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.25%) Information Security
11 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 28 (21.88%) Java
3 26 (20.31%) SQL
4 7 (5.47%) C#
5 6 (4.69%) Python
6 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.34%) Perl
8 2 (1.56%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.56%) C++
8 2 (1.56%) Groovy
8 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.56%) Ruby
8 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) Scala
9 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.03%) CISSP
2 9 (7.03%) Degree
2 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.47%) GCIH
3 7 (5.47%) GIAC
4 3 (2.34%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.56%) CISA
5 2 (1.56%) CISM
5 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.56%) PMP
6 1 (0.78%) CCNP
6 1 (0.78%) HNC
6 1 (0.78%) HND
6 1 (0.78%) MCITP
6 1 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) MCTS
6 1 (0.78%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 8 (6.25%) QA
2 7 (5.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.56%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.78%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Firmware
2 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) Docker
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.78%) Xen
5 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 12 (9.38%) SCCM
2 8 (6.25%) Puppet
3 4 (3.13%) WSUS
4 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.56%) Ansible
6 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.78%) Nagios
6 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (32.03%) Oracle
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.59%) Adobe
4 9 (7.03%) SAP
4 9 (7.03%) VMware
5 6 (4.69%) HP
6 3 (2.34%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.56%) Citrix
7 2 (1.56%) Google
7 2 (1.56%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.56%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.56%) Pega
7 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.78%) ATG
8 1 (0.78%) Infor
8 1 (0.78%) Remedy
8 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
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