Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 259 284
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25 +22
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 348 978 983
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 1.04% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.60% 3.27% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 689 692
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 7
Median hourly rate £47.00 £35.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.29% -26.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.98 £35.20
90th Percentile £68.75 £37.50 £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 £35.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +92.86% -26.32% -5.00%

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 13,406 29,944 33,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.08% 31.84% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,304 19,220 21,774
Median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £270
90th Percentile £713 £663 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £412
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 1,067 1,073
Median hourly rate £30.50 £20.86 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.25% -4.77% +9.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.78 £11.76
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £51.25
Median hourly rate £22.29 £19.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.10% -4.85% +5.26%

Enterprise Software
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Software.

Daily rate trend for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Enterprise Software over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Software.

Hourly rate trend for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Enterprise Software over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Top 17 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 13 July 2020. 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 -29 315 £500 - 86
London +31 177 £550 - 26
UK excluding London -27 160 £500 +9.89% 76
South East +48 45 £525 +16.67% 18
North of England +56 32 £444 +4.41% 22
East of England +49 25 £505 +6.32% 7
North West +50 24 £425 - 12
Midlands +2 22 £444 -1.39% 4
Work from Home -6 21 £398 -13.59% 6
Scotland +44 19 £426 -10.42% 8
West Midlands -4 19 £444 -6.58% 3
South West +36 10 £550 +4.76% 9
Yorkshire +58 6 £530 +26.57% 8
Wales +35 6 £450 +5.88% 5
East Midlands +43 3 - - 1
North East +36 2 £463 +8.82% 2
Northern Ireland +14 1 £400 -11.11% 3

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 with a requirement for Enterprise Software.

1 138 (39.66%) Java
2 115 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (21.55%) Azure
4 70 (20.11%) JavaScript
5 64 (18.39%) Finance
6 61 (17.53%) AWS
7 60 (17.24%) .NET
8 56 (16.09%) DevOps
9 54 (15.52%) Web Services
10 52 (14.94%) SQL
11 50 (14.37%) SQL Server
12 49 (14.08%) Microservices
13 48 (13.79%) Git (software)
13 48 (13.79%) TDD
13 48 (13.79%) Spring
14 46 (13.22%) Oracle
14 46 (13.22%) Python
14 46 (13.22%) REST
15 45 (12.93%) HTML
16 43 (12.36%) XML
17 40 (11.49%) Microsoft
17 40 (11.49%) Scrum
18 38 (10.92%) C#
19 36 (10.34%) RESTful
20 34 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (9.77%) Windows
21 33 (9.48%) SOAP
21 33 (9.48%) JSON
22 31 (8.91%) QA
22 31 (8.91%) SaaS

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 16 (4.60%) JBoss
2 15 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.45%) Red Hat Fuse
3 12 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.16%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.87%) CMS
5 10 (2.87%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.59%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.30%) Anypoint
8 6 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.44%) Apache
9 5 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (1.44%) Confluence
10 4 (1.15%) Jupyter
10 4 (1.15%) Magnolia
10 4 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.57%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.57%) JCAPS
11 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.57%) Figma
3 2 (0.57%) InVision
3 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.57%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 75 (21.55%) Azure
2 61 (17.53%) AWS
3 31 (8.91%) SaaS
4 21 (6.03%) GCP
5 16 (4.60%) Power Platform
6 15 (4.31%) GitHub
7 14 (4.02%) Serverless
8 11 (3.16%) PaaS
9 9 (2.59%) IaaS
9 9 (2.59%) Office 365
10 8 (2.30%) Azure Functions
11 7 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (2.01%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (1.44%) Apigee
13 4 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.15%) Force.com
14 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.86%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.60%) HTTP
2 11 (3.16%) FTP
3 5 (1.44%) Internet
3 5 (1.44%) SAN
4 4 (1.15%) DNS
4 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.86%) DHCP
5 3 (0.86%) WAN
6 2 (0.57%) Firewall
6 2 (0.57%) SMTP
6 2 (0.57%) SNMP
7 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.29%) LAN
7 1 (0.29%) Network Security
7 1 (0.29%) NFC
7 1 (0.29%) Skype
7 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.61%) Big Data
3 16 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.02%) Power BI
5 12 (3.45%) MySQL
6 11 (3.16%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.16%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.59%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.30%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.30%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.01%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.72%) Data Lake
12 5 (1.44%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.44%) Impala
12 5 (1.44%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.15%) HBase
13 4 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 48 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.91%) Jenkins
3 28 (8.05%) JIRA
4 20 (5.75%) Ant
5 18 (5.17%) Maven
6 14 (4.02%) JUnit
7 13 (3.74%) Gradle
8 11 (3.16%) GitLab
9 10 (2.87%) JMeter
10 9 (2.59%) SoapUI
10 9 (2.59%) Subversion
11 8 (2.30%) Artifactory
11 8 (2.30%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.01%) Mockito
13 6 (1.72%) git-flow
13 6 (1.72%) Selenium
14 5 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (1.44%) SonarQube
15 4 (1.15%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.15%) SOAtest
General
1 64 (18.39%) Finance
2 25 (7.18%) Banking
3 24 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 14 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.30%) Marketing
7 7 (2.01%) Front Office
7 7 (2.01%) Legal
8 5 (1.44%) Electronics
8 5 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.15%) Back Office
10 3 (0.86%) Law
10 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Advertising
11 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.57%) Games
11 2 (0.57%) Local Government
11 2 (0.57%) Publishing
12 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 131 (37.64%) Developer
2 62 (17.82%) Architect
3 45 (12.93%) Java Developer
4 22 (6.32%) .NET Developer
5 18 (5.17%) Analyst
5 18 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 16 (4.60%) C# Developer
6 16 (4.60%) Senior Developer
7 14 (4.02%) Consultant
7 14 (4.02%) Project Manager
8 13 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.45%) Azure Developer
10 11 (3.16%) Applications Developer
10 11 (3.16%) Azure Engineer
10 11 (3.16%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (2.87%) Data Engineer
11 10 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (2.59%) Designer
12 9 (2.59%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (17.24%) .NET
2 54 (15.52%) Web Services
3 48 (13.79%) Spring
4 46 (13.22%) REST
5 45 (12.93%) HTML
6 43 (12.36%) XML
7 36 (10.34%) RESTful
8 33 (9.48%) JSON
8 33 (9.48%) SOAP
9 31 (8.91%) CSS
9 31 (8.91%) Node.js
10 29 (8.33%) Spring Boot
11 22 (6.32%) ASP.NET
11 22 (6.32%) HTML5
12 19 (5.46%) React
13 17 (4.89%) AngularJS
13 17 (4.89%) Middleware
14 16 (4.60%) J2EE
15 15 (4.31%) XSLT
16 14 (4.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (4.60%) Data Structures
2 16 (4.60%) User Experience
3 11 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.59%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.30%) PMI
7 7 (2.01%) Clustering
7 7 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.44%) PKI
9 5 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.86%) Linked Data
11 3 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.77%) Windows
2 21 (6.03%) Linux
3 15 (4.31%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.87%) Unix
5 5 (1.44%) Android
5 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (1.15%) Solaris
6 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.86%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.29%) SUSE
9 1 (0.29%) VMS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.09%) DevOps
3 49 (14.08%) Microservices
4 48 (13.79%) TDD
5 40 (11.49%) Scrum
6 34 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (8.62%) OO
8 28 (8.05%) Migration
9 27 (7.76%) BDD
10 26 (7.47%) Test Automation
11 25 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (7.18%) Multithreading
12 24 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (6.61%) Open Source
13 23 (6.61%) SDLC
13 23 (6.61%) Software Engineering
14 22 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (6.32%) Data Management
14 22 (6.32%) MVC
14 22 (6.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 138 (39.66%) Java
2 70 (20.11%) JavaScript
3 52 (14.94%) SQL
4 46 (13.22%) Python
5 38 (10.92%) C#
6 25 (7.18%) PHP
7 15 (4.31%) Scala
8 12 (3.45%) Java 8
8 12 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.59%) Kotlin
10 7 (2.01%) C++
11 6 (1.72%) Apex Code
11 6 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.44%) ActionScript
12 5 (1.44%) ActionScript 2.0
12 5 (1.44%) Go
12 5 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.44%) XPath
13 4 (1.15%) Groovy
13 4 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.75%) Degree
4 12 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.30%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.15%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) MBA
7 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.91%) QA
2 9 (2.59%) SLA
3 5 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) FINREP
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) MiFID
5 1 (0.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 24 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.32%) Docker
3 10 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.15%) HDFS
5 4 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.29%) NDS
8 1 (0.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.29%) XenApp
8 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (4.60%) Terraform
2 13 (3.74%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.30%) Ansible
4 7 (2.01%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.72%) Consul
6 5 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.15%) Grafana
7 4 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.15%) Oozie
8 3 (0.86%) SCCM
9 2 (0.57%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.57%) Nagios
9 2 (0.57%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.57%) Puppet
9 2 (0.57%) Salt
9 2 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (13.22%) Oracle
2 40 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.17%) SAP
4 17 (4.89%) AppDynamics
5 12 (3.45%) MuleSoft
5 12 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (3.45%) VMware
6 10 (2.87%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.59%) Google
8 8 (2.30%) HP
9 6 (1.72%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.44%) 3PAR
10 5 (1.44%) Citrix
10 5 (1.44%) Databricks
11 4 (1.15%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.15%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.15%) IBM
11 4 (1.15%) Pega
11 4 (1.15%) StreamSets
11 4 (1.15%) Sybase