The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Software in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Software over the 3 months to 29 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.

Enterprise Application Software
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 278 305
Rank change year-on-year -32 +27  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 325 464 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.86% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 2.76% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 303 225
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +13.28% -0.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.55% -  
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14438 16788 16177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.92% 31.19% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9334 10966 9753
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 571 682
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +20.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Enterprise Software
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Software over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Software over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -25 296 £450 - 194
London -27 152 £475 -1.55% 91
South East -21 52 £475 +26.66% 22
City of London +7 34 £438 -5.14% 19
East of England -4 26 £490 +12.00% 14
Yorkshire +25 22 £380 +13.43% 12
Scotland +15 20 £375 +15.38% 13
Essex +10 19 £495 +16.35% 3
West Yorkshire +21 15 £358 -14.88% 7
Leeds +13 15 £358 -14.88% 7
Southend-on-Sea - 15 £494 -
Berkshire +27 14 £475 +5.55% 5
South West -3 12 £400 +23.07% 15
North East +2 11 £390 -29.09% 1
Tyne and Wear -1 11 £390 -29.09% 1
West Midlands +12 10 £438 +86.17% 6
Glasgow -2 10 £375 +25.00% 3
Milton Keynes -5 10 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 10 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 9 £390 -29.09% 1
Hampshire -1 8 £423 +20.71% 5
Edinburgh +17 7 £363 -13.17% 8
Reading +13 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Bristol +6 6 £400 - 10
North West +5 6 £263 -30.00% 24
Oxfordshire -2 5 - - 3
Oxford - 5 - - 1
Liverpool +4 4 - -
Merseyside -1 4 - - 4
Birmingham -1 4 £600 +71.42% 1

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Enterprise Software.

1 333 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (32.05%) Java
3 160 (23.63%) Oracle
4 153 (22.60%) JavaScript
5 147 (21.71%) SQL
6 136 (20.09%) HTML
7 133 (19.65%) Finance
8 126 (18.61%) Scrum
9 118 (17.43%) CSS
10 111 (16.40%) Web Services
11 109 (16.10%) Spring
12 104 (15.36%) TDD
13 99 (14.62%) XML
13 99 (14.62%) SOA
14 93 (13.74%) SQL Server
14 93 (13.74%) .NET
15 85 (12.56%) Windows
15 85 (12.56%) Banking
16 77 (11.37%) Linux
17 76 (11.23%) AngularJS
18 73 (10.78%) RESTful
19 72 (10.64%) Relational Database
20 71 (10.49%) Project Management
21 70 (10.34%) JIRA
21 70 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
22 68 (10.04%) J2EE
23 67 (9.90%) BDD
24 65 (9.60%) Git (software)
24 65 (9.60%) Microsoft
25 61 (9.01%) MVC

Enterprise Software
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 56 (8.27%) Confluence
2 36 (5.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 32 (4.73%) JBoss
4 27 (3.99%) WebLogic
5 23 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.95%) WebSphere
7 17 (2.51%) Apache
7 17 (2.51%) Mule
8 15 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.92%) CMS
9 13 (1.92%) Mule ESB
10 12 (1.77%) IIS
10 12 (1.77%) Umbraco
11 10 (1.48%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (1.03%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 27 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.62%) MS Office
3 3 (0.44%) MS Project
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 19 (2.81%) Adobe Campaign
2 16 (2.36%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.44%) Maximo
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.15%) Global One
10 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.15%) RMDS
10 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.43%) SaaS
3 27 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.77%) GitHub
4 12 (1.77%) Office 365
5 8 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (0.89%) PaaS
8 5 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.74%) IaaS
9 3 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.44%) G Suite
10 2 (0.30%) Force.com
10 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.99%) TCP/IP
2 26 (3.84%) Internet
3 21 (3.10%) HTTP
3 21 (3.10%) SSL
4 20 (2.95%) LDAP
5 18 (2.66%) DNS
6 17 (2.51%) Firewall
7 13 (1.92%) SNMP
8 11 (1.62%) Intranet
9 8 (1.18%) DHCP
9 8 (1.18%) VPN
10 7 (1.03%) LAN
10 7 (1.03%) MPLS
10 7 (1.03%) WAN
11 6 (0.89%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.59%) FTP
13 3 (0.44%) AMQP
13 3 (0.44%) SAN
13 3 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 72 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 44 (6.50%) RDBMS
4 31 (4.58%) MySQL
5 29 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (3.69%) MongoDB
6 25 (3.69%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.40%) Oracle Database
8 19 (2.81%) Big Data
8 19 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.36%) Endeca
10 14 (2.07%) MariaDB
11 13 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (1.77%) BODI
13 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.89%) DB2
15 6 (0.89%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.74%) GIS
Development Applications
1 70 (10.34%) JIRA
2 65 (9.60%) Git (software)
3 56 (8.27%) Jenkins
4 43 (6.35%) JUnit
5 33 (4.87%) Mockito
6 28 (4.14%) Maven
7 27 (3.99%) Subversion
8 25 (3.69%) JIRA Agile
9 23 (3.40%) Selenium
10 21 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (2.95%) Gradle
12 19 (2.81%) Oracle APEX
13 17 (2.51%) Spock
14 16 (2.36%) Visual Studio
15 14 (2.07%) Cucumber
16 12 (1.77%) Eclipse
16 12 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
17 11 (1.62%) Ant
18 7 (1.03%) NetBeans
19 5 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 133 (19.65%) Finance
2 85 (12.56%) Banking
3 37 (5.47%) Retail
4 22 (3.25%) Marketing
5 15 (2.22%) Back Office
6 13 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.33%) Law
8 8 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.89%) Games
9 6 (0.89%) Legal
9 6 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 285 (42.10%) Developer
2 111 (16.40%) Architect
3 95 (14.03%) Java Developer
4 55 (8.12%) Senior Developer
5 41 (6.06%) Consultant
6 39 (5.76%) Analyst
6 39 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 35 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (4.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 30 (4.43%) Project Manager
10 27 (3.99%) Angular Developer
11 22 (3.25%) .NET Developer
12 20 (2.95%) Scrum Master
13 17 (2.51%) UI Developer
14 16 (2.36%) Enterprise Architect
14 16 (2.36%) iOS Developer
14 16 (2.36%) Technical Leader
15 14 (2.07%) Business Analyst
15 14 (2.07%) C# Developer
16 13 (1.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (20.09%) HTML
2 118 (17.43%) CSS
3 111 (16.40%) Web Services
4 109 (16.10%) Spring
5 99 (14.62%) XML
6 93 (13.74%) .NET
7 76 (11.23%) AngularJS
8 73 (10.78%) RESTful
9 68 (10.04%) J2EE
10 61 (9.01%) REST
11 56 (8.27%) HTML5
12 53 (7.83%) Middleware
13 49 (7.24%) Hibernate
14 46 (6.79%) Node.js
15 45 (6.65%) CSS3
16 39 (5.76%) JSON
17 34 (5.02%) JSP
17 34 (5.02%) SOAP
18 27 (3.99%) jQuery
18 27 (3.99%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.28%) Data Centre
4 28 (4.14%) Virtual Team
5 25 (3.69%) iPad
6 21 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.95%) Social Media
8 16 (2.36%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.36%) Clustering
9 13 (1.92%) User Experience
10 12 (1.77%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.77%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.03%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.03%) Equities
11 7 (1.03%) Fintech
11 7 (1.03%) LIMS
11 7 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.89%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 85 (12.56%) Windows
2 77 (11.37%) Linux
3 44 (6.50%) Unix
4 40 (5.91%) Windows Server
5 32 (4.73%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.22%) Android
9 13 (1.92%) Solaris
10 12 (1.77%) HPUX
11 10 (1.48%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.03%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.30%) AIX
14 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.15%) CentOS
15 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (18.61%) Scrum
3 104 (15.36%) TDD
4 99 (14.62%) SOA
5 71 (10.49%) Project Management
6 70 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (9.90%) BDD
8 61 (9.01%) MVC
9 58 (8.57%) E-Commerce
9 58 (8.57%) OO
10 56 (8.27%) DevOps
11 50 (7.39%) Microservices
12 49 (7.24%) CRM
12 49 (7.24%) Software Delivery
13 47 (6.94%) SDLC
14 43 (6.35%) Mentoring
15 40 (5.91%) ITIL
16 39 (5.76%) User Stories
17 38 (5.61%) ERP
18 37 (5.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 217 (32.05%) Java
2 153 (22.60%) JavaScript
3 147 (21.71%) SQL
4 58 (8.57%) C#
5 43 (6.35%) Python
6 24 (3.55%) Scala
7 22 (3.25%) PL/SQL
8 19 (2.81%) Apple Swift
9 17 (2.51%) Ruby
10 15 (2.22%) PowerShell
11 12 (1.77%) C
12 11 (1.62%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.48%) C++
14 9 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.18%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.03%) ES6
17 6 (0.89%) Groovy
17 6 (0.89%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.74%) Apex Code
18 5 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 53 (7.83%) Degree
3 47 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.07%) CISSP
5 12 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.03%) GCIH
7 7 (1.03%) GIAC
8 6 (0.89%) MCSE
9 5 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.59%) APMP
11 3 (0.44%) CEH
11 3 (0.44%) PMP
11 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.44%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.30%) CCNP
12 2 (0.30%) MCITP
12 2 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.76%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.74%) SLA
5 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.44%) PMO
6 3 (0.44%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (6.06%) Docker
2 35 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.43%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.92%) Firmware
5 6 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.59%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.44%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.44%) KVM
7 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.44%) vSphere
8 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.30%) vCloud
9 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (4.14%) Ansible
2 21 (3.10%) SCCM
3 16 (2.36%) Puppet
4 15 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 13 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.77%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.59%) MOM
7 4 (0.59%) SCOM
7 4 (0.59%) vMotion
7 4 (0.59%) vRealize
7 4 (0.59%) WSUS
8 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.30%) Nessus
9 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.15%) AppManager
10 1 (0.15%) Nagios
10 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 160 (23.63%) Oracle
2 65 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 41 (6.06%) VMware
4 31 (4.58%) Red Hat
5 26 (3.84%) Adobe
5 26 (3.84%) HP
6 24 (3.55%) Cisco
7 23 (3.40%) SAP
8 21 (3.10%) ATG
8 21 (3.10%) TIBCO
9 15 (2.22%) IBM
10 14 (2.07%) F5
10 14 (2.07%) MuleSoft
10 14 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.07%) ServiceNow
10 14 (2.07%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.03%) Informatica
11 7 (1.03%) Splunk
12 5 (0.74%) Citrix
12 5 (0.74%) NetApp
North Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
Rullion
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £425 per week + 100% Homebased
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston upon Thames
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £415.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
London
UBS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago