Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 306 327
Rank change year-on-year +37 +21 -17
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 938 806 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.83% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.79% 2.55% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 562 541
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +5.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +2.19% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
UK median hourly rate £28.39 £11.00 £49.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.07% -77.83% +157.74%
10th Percentile £21.09 £11.00 £44.00
90th Percentile £51.90 £39.33 £51.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £11.00 £49.41
% change year-on-year +172.73% -77.74% +135.29%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,627 31,582 35,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.54% 32.70% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,547 20,578 22,318
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £377
% change year-on-year +1.72% +4.45% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 958 1,111 1,401
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +2.50% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.24 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.20% - +14.29%

Enterprise Software
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Top 16 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 6 months to 16 January 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
England +39 856 £475 +5.56% 407
UK excluding London +13 464 £409 +2.19% 258
London +20 448 £525 +10.53% 177
South East -4 157 £400 -2.44% 64
North of England +3 102 £450 +12.50% 89
Midlands +41 82 £450 +5.88% 26
Yorkshire +55 69 £475 -5.00% 44
West Midlands +43 62 £450 +1.12% 14
Scotland -47 46 £375 +9.65% 24
East of England +3 44 £363 -27.50% 31
North West -1 34 £610 +22.00% 37
South West +30 33 £405 +1.25% 19
East Midlands +4 19 £450 +12.50% 12
North East +17 10 £610 +79.41% 8
Northern Ireland -24 10 £263 -4.55%
Wales -10 1 £300 -36.84% 5

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 492 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (35.39%) Java
3 252 (26.87%) SQL
4 222 (23.67%) Web Services
5 213 (22.71%) .NET
5 213 (22.71%) Finance
6 206 (21.96%) TDD
7 191 (20.36%) C#
8 190 (20.26%) Oracle
9 189 (20.15%) JavaScript
10 187 (19.94%) Scrum
11 175 (18.66%) SOA
12 174 (18.55%) SQL Server
13 154 (16.42%) HTML
14 153 (16.31%) Git (software)
15 146 (15.57%) MVC
16 144 (15.35%) BDD
17 141 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
18 134 (14.29%) Linux
19 127 (13.54%) Microsoft
20 123 (13.11%) CSS
21 119 (12.69%) Jenkins
22 118 (12.58%) XML
23 115 (12.26%) Spring
23 115 (12.26%) RESTful
24 112 (11.94%) Python
25 111 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
25 111 (11.83%) JIRA
26 108 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
27 99 (10.55%) SDLC

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 74 (7.89%) Confluence
2 62 (6.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 58 (6.18%) JBoss
4 46 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 37 (3.94%) WebSphere
6 25 (2.67%) GlassFish
6 25 (2.67%) Liferay
7 24 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 23 (2.45%) WebLogic
9 22 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
10 21 (2.24%) Apache
10 21 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (1.81%) nginx
12 16 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (1.49%) CMS
13 14 (1.49%) FileNet
13 14 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (1.28%) MS Exchange
15 10 (1.07%) Mule
16 9 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.28%) InVision
1 12 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (1.07%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.43%) UXPin
4 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (3.84%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.21%) RMDS
4 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.11%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.80%) PaaS
4 39 (4.16%) SaaS
5 36 (3.84%) IaaS
6 20 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (2.03%) OpenShift
8 16 (1.71%) GitHub
9 11 (1.17%) Office 365
10 8 (0.85%) Force.com
10 8 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.85%) Slack
11 6 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 6 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.53%) G Suite
13 4 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 4 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.52%) HTTP
2 23 (2.45%) LAN
2 23 (2.45%) WAN
3 21 (2.24%) FTP
3 21 (2.24%) Internet
4 20 (2.13%) Firewall
4 20 (2.13%) SSL
5 19 (2.03%) SAN
5 19 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.49%) DNS
6 14 (1.49%) LDAP
7 11 (1.17%) SMTP
8 9 (0.96%) DHCP
8 9 (0.96%) Skype
9 8 (0.85%) NAS
9 8 (0.85%) Network Security
10 7 (0.75%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.64%) tcpdump
11 6 (0.64%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 71 (7.57%) NoSQL
3 65 (6.93%) Oracle Database
4 62 (6.61%) Relational Database
5 56 (5.97%) MongoDB
6 49 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (4.37%) MySQL
8 40 (4.26%) Big Data
9 28 (2.99%) DB2
10 27 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
12 24 (2.56%) Endeca
13 19 (2.03%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (1.17%) Hadoop
18 10 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (1.07%) Redis
19 9 (0.96%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 153 (16.31%) Git (software)
2 119 (12.69%) Jenkins
3 111 (11.83%) JIRA
4 77 (8.21%) JUnit
5 62 (6.61%) Subversion
6 61 (6.50%) Maven
6 61 (6.50%) Selenium
7 36 (3.84%) Mockito
8 35 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (3.62%) Ant
10 28 (2.99%) Gradle
10 28 (2.99%) Spock
11 27 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (2.45%) SoapUI
12 23 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 21 (2.24%) Eclipse
14 15 (1.60%) Visual Studio
15 14 (1.49%) GitLab
16 13 (1.39%) IntelliJ
16 13 (1.39%) SonarQube
General
1 213 (22.71%) Finance
2 85 (9.06%) Banking
3 32 (3.41%) Retail
4 26 (2.77%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.71%) Legal
6 13 (1.39%) Law
6 13 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.28%) Marketing
8 11 (1.17%) Front Office
8 11 (1.17%) Publishing
9 8 (0.85%) Games
10 7 (0.75%) Advertising
11 6 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.53%) Back Office
13 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.43%) German Language
13 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.21%) Billing
14 2 (0.21%) French Language
14 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 430 (45.84%) Developer
2 155 (16.52%) Java Developer
3 137 (14.61%) Architect
4 93 (9.91%) .NET Developer
5 72 (7.68%) C# Developer
6 54 (5.76%) Senior Developer
7 49 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 48 (5.12%) Analyst
8 48 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 39 (4.16%) SQL Developer
10 37 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
11 35 (3.73%) Consultant
12 33 (3.52%) Enterprise Architect
12 33 (3.52%) Project Manager
13 29 (3.09%) Designer
14 28 (2.99%) Oracle Developer
15 25 (2.67%) Technical Architect
16 23 (2.45%) Applications Developer
16 23 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 23 (2.45%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (23.67%) Web Services
2 213 (22.71%) .NET
3 154 (16.42%) HTML
4 123 (13.11%) CSS
5 118 (12.58%) XML
6 115 (12.26%) RESTful
6 115 (12.26%) Spring
7 91 (9.70%) ASP.NET
8 90 (9.59%) .NET Framework
9 83 (8.85%) REST
10 78 (8.32%) SOAP
11 74 (7.89%) AngularJS
12 73 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 67 (7.14%) J2EE
14 66 (7.04%) jQuery
14 66 (7.04%) Middleware
15 59 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 57 (6.08%) JSON
17 54 (5.76%) WCF
18 51 (5.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.44%) User Experience
3 50 (5.33%) iPad
4 40 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (3.09%) Credit Risk
6 28 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 24 (2.56%) Market Risk
8 24 (2.56%) Social Media
9 22 (2.35%) Fixed Income
10 20 (2.13%) Virtual Team
11 19 (2.03%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.71%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.71%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.60%) Public Cloud
14 13 (1.39%) DataPower
15 12 (1.28%) Client/Server
16 11 (1.17%) Mainframe
16 11 (1.17%) N-Tier
17 10 (1.07%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 134 (14.29%) Linux
2 93 (9.91%) Windows
3 79 (8.42%) Unix
4 39 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.85%) Android
7 8 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.64%) CentOS
10 5 (0.53%) Debian
10 5 (0.53%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.32%) Nucleus RTOS
12 2 (0.21%) AIX
12 2 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.11%) HPUX
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (21.96%) TDD
3 187 (19.94%) Scrum
4 175 (18.66%) SOA
5 146 (15.57%) MVC
6 144 (15.35%) BDD
7 141 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
8 99 (10.55%) SDLC
9 98 (10.45%) Kanban
10 96 (10.23%) DevOps
11 84 (8.96%) Test Automation
12 83 (8.85%) E-Commerce
13 82 (8.74%) Microservices
14 76 (8.10%) Software Engineering
15 73 (7.78%) Open Source
16 66 (7.04%) Unit Testing
17 59 (6.29%) Configuration Management
18 55 (5.86%) Project Management
19 51 (5.44%) OO
20 49 (5.22%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 332 (35.39%) Java
2 252 (26.87%) SQL
3 191 (20.36%) C#
4 189 (20.15%) JavaScript
5 112 (11.94%) Python
6 86 (9.17%) PL/SQL
7 56 (5.97%) T-SQL
8 55 (5.86%) PowerShell
9 49 (5.22%) Perl
10 46 (4.90%) Bash Shell
11 30 (3.20%) Ruby
12 24 (2.56%) C++
12 24 (2.56%) VB.NET
13 23 (2.45%) PHP
14 21 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.92%) C
15 18 (1.92%) VB
16 17 (1.81%) TypeScript
17 16 (1.71%) Groovy
17 16 (1.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (6.40%) Degree
2 48 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.71%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.28%) PMP
6 10 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.53%) CISSP
8 5 (0.53%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.32%) CCNP
10 3 (0.32%) CISA
10 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.32%) CISM
10 3 (0.32%) CRISC
10 3 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.21%) GCIH
11 2 (0.21%) GIAC
11 2 (0.21%) MCSD
11 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (9.49%) QA
2 19 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.49%) SLA
4 10 (1.07%) PMO
4 10 (1.07%) RosettaNet
5 9 (0.96%) GDPR
6 8 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.32%) SEPA
9 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (8.32%) Docker
2 41 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.64%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.53%) XenApp
7 4 (0.43%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.32%) KVM
8 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.11%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (8.42%) Ansible
2 43 (4.58%) Puppet
3 39 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.99%) Kubernetes
5 12 (1.28%) MOM
5 12 (1.28%) ZABBIX
6 11 (1.17%) Kibana
7 8 (0.85%) SCOM
7 8 (0.85%) Terraform
8 6 (0.64%) SELinux
9 5 (0.53%) logstash
9 5 (0.53%) SCCM
10 4 (0.43%) Mesos
10 4 (0.43%) Packer
11 3 (0.32%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.32%) Consul
11 3 (0.32%) Rsyslog
11 3 (0.32%) vMotion
11 3 (0.32%) vRealize
11 3 (0.32%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 190 (20.26%) Oracle
2 127 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.94%) HP
3 37 (3.94%) IBM
4 29 (3.09%) MuleSoft
5 25 (2.67%) ATG
5 25 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 25 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (2.56%) SAP
7 23 (2.45%) Sybase
8 22 (2.35%) VMware
9 17 (1.81%) Google
10 14 (1.49%) Adobe
10 14 (1.49%) ServiceNow
10 14 (1.49%) Sitecore
11 13 (1.39%) Informatica
11 13 (1.39%) webMethods
12 11 (1.17%) CA
13 10 (1.07%) PeopleSoft
13 10 (1.07%) TIBCO