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 25 May 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
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 257 319
Rank change year-on-year -13 +62  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 402 511 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.95% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% 2.88% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 308 223
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £593 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.79% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £115.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year +198.70% -  

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 15056 17747 17344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.01% 33.04% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9770 11601 10672
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 560 681
Median hourly rate £26.83 £22.54 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.03% +22.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +26.08% +24.32%  

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -5 370 £464 +3.05% 170
London -26 196 £500 +5.26% 77
South East -1 66 £425 +6.25% 27
City of London +6 44 £450 - 18
East of England -7 30 £447 -8.30% 9
Scotland +14 24 £375 +7.14% 5
West Sussex +32 23 £410 +36.66% 1
Essex - 22 £450 - 2
South West +18 20 £425 -15.00% 11
Berkshire +28 19 £525 +16.66% 8
North West +20 17 £450 -8.62% 21
Edinburgh +27 16 £394 -10.51% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 15 £450 - 1
Tyne and Wear +55 14 £393 +18.93% 3
North East +49 14 £393 +18.93% 3
Yorkshire +19 14 £375 -25.00% 10
Reading +26 13 £525 +40.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +49 10 £391 +18.56% 2
Bristol - 10 £275 - 9
Surrey +4 8 £400 -27.27% 4
Manchester +3 8 £445 -11.00% 14
Hampshire +4 7 £450 +20.00% 1
Merseyside +2 7 £650 - 1
East Midlands -10 7 £375 +9.48% 6
Somerset - 7 £550 -
Bath - 7 £550 -
Suffolk +14 6 £420 -26.95%
Glasgow -8 6 £375 +9.48% 2
Milton Keynes -10 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -18 6 - - 2

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 341 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (35.03%) Java
3 190 (26.21%) Oracle
4 180 (24.83%) Finance
5 154 (21.24%) SQL
6 151 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 134 (18.48%) Scrum
8 133 (18.34%) Spring
9 131 (18.07%) HTML
10 130 (17.93%) Web Services
11 121 (16.69%) CSS
11 121 (16.69%) TDD
12 111 (15.31%) Linux
13 110 (15.17%) Banking
14 102 (14.07%) SOA
15 99 (13.66%) .NET
16 98 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
17 91 (12.55%) Windows
18 87 (12.00%) Relational Database
19 83 (11.45%) Python
20 82 (11.31%) AngularJS
21 80 (11.03%) XML
22 78 (10.76%) Unix
23 77 (10.62%) C#
23 77 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
24 74 (10.21%) RESTful
24 74 (10.21%) MVC
25 73 (10.07%) Microsoft
26 72 (9.93%) Jenkins
27 71 (9.79%) SQL Server

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 52 (7.17%) Confluence
2 42 (5.79%) JBoss
3 34 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 30 (4.14%) WebLogic
5 22 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.90%) Mule
7 18 (2.48%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.21%) Apache
9 15 (2.07%) CMS
10 14 (1.93%) SharePoint
11 13 (1.79%) MS Exchange
12 11 (1.52%) Mule ESB
13 9 (1.24%) IIS
13 9 (1.24%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.28%) InVision
6 2 (0.28%) UXPin
7 1 (0.14%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 17 (2.34%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 5 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.55%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.28%) Global One
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.28%) Pega PRPC
7 2 (0.28%) Primavera
7 2 (0.28%) SunGard Martini
7 2 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.14%) iTrent
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.14%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (4.14%) SaaS
4 20 (2.76%) Office 365
5 15 (2.07%) GitHub
6 11 (1.52%) OpenShift
7 10 (1.38%) PaaS
8 8 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.41%) IaaS
12 3 (0.41%) Slack
13 2 (0.28%) BPaaS
13 2 (0.28%) G Suite
13 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.59%) LDAP
2 24 (3.31%) DNS
2 24 (3.31%) Internet
3 20 (2.76%) Firewall
4 16 (2.21%) HTTP
5 15 (2.07%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.93%) DHCP
7 9 (1.24%) Intranet
8 8 (1.10%) VPN
9 7 (0.97%) LAN
9 7 (0.97%) SSL
9 7 (0.97%) WAN
10 4 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.55%) MPLS
11 3 (0.41%) AMQP
11 3 (0.41%) SAN
11 3 (0.41%) Skype
12 2 (0.28%) FTP
12 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 71 (9.79%) SQL Server
3 41 (5.66%) MySQL
4 35 (4.83%) Big Data
5 32 (4.41%) RDBMS
6 29 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 25 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 25 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 23 (3.17%) MariaDB
9 21 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.48%) Endeca
11 16 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.66%) BODI
14 7 (0.97%) DB2
14 7 (0.97%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.83%) GIS
15 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (9.93%) Jenkins
2 70 (9.66%) Git (software)
3 65 (8.97%) JIRA
4 51 (7.03%) JUnit
5 41 (5.66%) Mockito
6 33 (4.55%) Maven
6 33 (4.55%) Selenium
7 30 (4.14%) Subversion
8 27 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (2.76%) Gradle
10 18 (2.48%) Spock
11 17 (2.34%) Oracle Forms
12 16 (2.21%) JIRA Agile
12 16 (2.21%) Oracle APEX
13 14 (1.93%) Eclipse
14 13 (1.79%) Ant
14 13 (1.79%) Visual Studio
15 12 (1.66%) Cucumber
16 9 (1.24%) NUnit
16 9 (1.24%) SoapUI
General
1 180 (24.83%) Finance
2 110 (15.17%) Banking
3 41 (5.66%) Retail
4 17 (2.34%) Back Office
4 17 (2.34%) Investment Banking
4 17 (2.34%) Marketing
5 12 (1.66%) Legal
6 10 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.24%) Billing
7 9 (1.24%) Law
8 8 (1.10%) Games
8 8 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.55%) Advertising
9 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.28%) Electronics
10 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 323 (44.55%) Developer
2 144 (19.86%) Architect
3 112 (15.45%) Java Developer
4 52 (7.17%) Senior Developer
5 48 (6.62%) Analyst
6 42 (5.79%) Consultant
7 37 (5.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 36 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
8 36 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (3.86%) Python Developer
10 27 (3.72%) Project Manager
11 25 (3.45%) .NET Developer
12 24 (3.31%) Angular Developer
12 24 (3.31%) Technical Architect
13 21 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
14 20 (2.76%) Business Analyst
14 20 (2.76%) Django Developer
14 20 (2.76%) Python/Django Developer
15 16 (2.21%) iOS Developer
15 16 (2.21%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (18.34%) Spring
2 131 (18.07%) HTML
3 130 (17.93%) Web Services
4 121 (16.69%) CSS
5 99 (13.66%) .NET
6 82 (11.31%) AngularJS
7 80 (11.03%) XML
8 74 (10.21%) RESTful
9 69 (9.52%) REST
10 67 (9.24%) J2EE
11 61 (8.41%) HTML5
12 59 (8.14%) Hibernate
13 49 (6.76%) CSS3
14 47 (6.48%) Node.js
15 45 (6.21%) JSON
15 45 (6.21%) Middleware
16 41 (5.66%) SOAP
17 39 (5.38%) Spring MVC
18 35 (4.83%) ASP.NET
18 35 (4.83%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 98 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 29 (4.00%) iPad
4 25 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.03%) Social Media
7 19 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (2.48%) Virtual Team
9 16 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (2.07%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.07%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.93%) CMDB
12 13 (1.79%) Clustering
12 13 (1.79%) Fintech
13 11 (1.52%) Equities
13 11 (1.52%) User Experience
14 9 (1.24%) Digital Media
14 9 (1.24%) Private Cloud
15 8 (1.10%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (15.31%) Linux
2 91 (12.55%) Windows
3 78 (10.76%) Unix
4 47 (6.48%) Windows Server
5 31 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 27 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.90%) Solaris
8 20 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (2.34%) Mac OS X
10 16 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (2.07%) Android
12 11 (1.52%) HPUX
13 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.97%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.14%) AIX
16 1 (0.14%) CentOS
16 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.14%) VMS
16 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (18.48%) Scrum
3 121 (16.69%) TDD
4 102 (14.07%) SOA
5 77 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (10.21%) MVC
7 70 (9.66%) Microservices
8 69 (9.52%) DevOps
9 63 (8.69%) Web Development
10 61 (8.41%) BDD
11 60 (8.28%) SDLC
12 59 (8.14%) Project Management
13 56 (7.72%) Test Automation
14 55 (7.59%) OO
15 48 (6.62%) E-Commerce
15 48 (6.62%) ERP
16 45 (6.21%) CRM
17 44 (6.07%) Analytics
17 44 (6.07%) Open Source
18 40 (5.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 254 (35.03%) Java
2 154 (21.24%) SQL
3 151 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 83 (11.45%) Python
5 77 (10.62%) C#
6 39 (5.38%) PL/SQL
7 25 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 20 (2.76%) Apple Swift
9 16 (2.21%) Ruby
10 15 (2.07%) TypeScript
11 14 (1.93%) Scala
12 13 (1.79%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.66%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.52%) C
15 10 (1.38%) C++
15 10 (1.38%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.24%) ES6
16 9 (1.24%) Go
16 9 (1.24%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (6.07%) Degree
2 41 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.66%) CISSP
5 10 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.97%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.69%) GCIH
9 5 (0.69%) GIAC
9 5 (0.69%) MCP
10 4 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.55%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.41%) APMP
11 3 (0.41%) CEH
11 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.41%) MCSE
11 3 (0.41%) PMP
11 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.41%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.34%) QA
2 10 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.83%) SLA
4 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.41%) PMO
5 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (6.90%) Docker
2 41 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.69%) ISA Server
4 5 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.41%) KVM
7 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.14%) HDFS
8 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.14%) vCloud
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (4.97%) Ansible
2 22 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 20 (2.76%) Puppet
4 12 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.10%) SCCM
6 7 (0.97%) Rsyslog
7 5 (0.69%) SCOM
8 4 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.55%) MOM
8 4 (0.55%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.55%) SELinux
8 4 (0.55%) vMotion
8 4 (0.55%) vRealize
9 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.28%) Nessus
10 2 (0.28%) WSUS
11 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 190 (26.21%) Oracle
2 73 (10.07%) Microsoft
3 35 (4.83%) VMware
4 34 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 23 (3.17%) ServiceNow
6 22 (3.03%) ATG
7 21 (2.90%) SAP
8 20 (2.76%) HP
8 20 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (2.48%) TIBCO
10 16 (2.21%) Cisco
11 15 (2.07%) Sitecore
11 15 (2.07%) Splunk
12 14 (1.93%) Adobe
12 14 (1.93%) IBM
13 13 (1.79%) F5
13 13 (1.79%) MuleSoft
14 10 (1.38%) JD Edwards
15 9 (1.24%) Informatica
16 8 (1.10%) Pega
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market daily rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Rate: £450 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + Long term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
La Fosse Associates
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago