Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 268 270 285
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15 +18
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 325 813 970
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.99% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.61% 3.17% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 567 696
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £325 £358 £319
90th Percentile £636 £638 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14% -14.63%
10th Percentile £35.00 £32.17 £20.85
90th Percentile £55.00 £82.50 £63.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 12,429 25,618 33,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.78% 31.08% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,757 16,204 21,983
Median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £275
90th Percentile £700 £669 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 1,048 1,061
Median hourly rate £34.33 £22.80 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.56% +14.00% -
10th Percentile £12.71 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.78% +18.42% -1.76%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -51 231 £500 - 155
London -2 141 £520 -5.45% 41
UK excluding London +20 121 £450 - 126
Work from Home -72 86 £520 +22.35% 22
Scotland +55 37 £431 -9.21% 9
South East +72 25 £613 +44.12% 34
North of England +62 24 £403 -8.52% 33
Midlands +22 16 £508 +19.41% 20
North West +48 11 £453 +0.56% 21
West Midlands +16 9 £413 -2.94% 9
Yorkshire +50 7 £325 -23.08% 8
South West +40 7 £475 +5.56% 11
East Midlands +41 6 £520 +30.00% 11
Wales +38 6 £450 -5.26% 1
North East +26 6 £448 -1.65% 4
East of England +59 4 £500 - 15
Northern Ireland +16 2 £450 -5.26% 3

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 141 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (39.69%) Java
3 83 (25.54%) Jenkins
4 79 (24.31%) DevOps
4 79 (24.31%) JavaScript
5 66 (20.31%) Oracle
5 66 (20.31%) Finance
6 64 (19.69%) Spring
7 63 (19.38%) AWS
8 62 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (18.46%) HTML
9 60 (18.46%) Azure
9 60 (18.46%) REST
10 59 (18.15%) Git (software)
11 51 (15.69%) Test Automation
12 49 (15.08%) SQL Server
12 49 (15.08%) Python
12 49 (15.08%) Microservices
13 48 (14.77%) Security Cleared
14 47 (14.46%) HTML5
15 46 (14.15%) Scrum
16 45 (13.85%) SQL
17 44 (13.54%) Linux
17 44 (13.54%) Relational Database
18 43 (13.23%) XML
19 42 (12.92%) Web Services
20 41 (12.62%) SC Cleared
20 41 (12.62%) Multithreading
20 41 (12.62%) Web Development
21 37 (11.38%) Performance Tuning

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 24 (7.38%) Red Hat Fuse
2 19 (5.85%) Apache
3 14 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.00%) JBoss
4 13 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (3.69%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.85%) Anypoint
7 6 (1.85%) Confluence
8 5 (1.54%) nginx
8 5 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.23%) CMS
10 3 (0.92%) Appian
10 3 (0.92%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.92%) Headless CMS
11 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.31%) CATIA
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.31%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Magento
2 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.62%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.62%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.62%) StreamServe
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.31%) Shopify
5 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.31%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 63 (19.38%) AWS
2 60 (18.46%) Azure
3 25 (7.69%) Serverless
4 24 (7.38%) Power Platform
4 24 (7.38%) SaaS
5 22 (6.77%) GitHub
5 22 (6.77%) PaaS
6 18 (5.54%) GCP
7 16 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (4.92%) Logic Apps
8 15 (4.62%) Azure Functions
8 15 (4.62%) Power Automate
8 15 (4.62%) PowerApps
9 14 (4.31%) Amazon ECS
10 12 (3.69%) Office 365
11 11 (3.38%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (3.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 8 (2.46%) IaaS
14 7 (2.15%) Amazon S3
15 6 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.92%) SAN
2 14 (4.31%) HTTP
3 10 (3.08%) DNS
4 7 (2.15%) Firewall
5 5 (1.54%) SSL
6 4 (1.23%) FTP
6 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.92%) DHCP
7 3 (0.92%) WAN
8 2 (0.62%) Internet
8 2 (0.62%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.62%) LAN
8 2 (0.62%) Network Security
8 2 (0.62%) Wireless
9 1 (0.31%) NAS
9 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.31%) Skype
9 1 (0.31%) VLAN
9 1 (0.31%) VPN
9 1 (0.31%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 44 (13.54%) Relational Database
3 23 (7.08%) RDBMS
4 21 (6.46%) Oracle Database
5 20 (6.15%) MySQL
6 19 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
7 15 (4.62%) OLTP
7 15 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.08%) Redis
10 9 (2.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (2.77%) Power BI
11 8 (2.46%) Amazon Aurora
12 7 (2.15%) Big Data
13 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.23%) Data Lake
14 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.23%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (25.54%) Jenkins
2 59 (18.15%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.46%) Gradle
4 19 (5.85%) JUnit
4 19 (5.85%) Maven
5 17 (5.23%) JIRA
6 15 (4.62%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (4.31%) JMeter
8 11 (3.38%) Ant
8 11 (3.38%) Mockito
9 10 (3.08%) git-flow
9 10 (3.08%) GitLab
9 10 (3.08%) SonarQube
10 9 (2.77%) Selenium
11 8 (2.46%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.15%) Cypress.io
13 6 (1.85%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.54%) Mocha
14 5 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 66 (20.31%) Finance
2 33 (10.15%) Public Sector
3 32 (9.85%) Banking
4 10 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.15%) Marketing
7 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.92%) Advertising
8 3 (0.92%) Electronics
8 3 (0.92%) Front Office
8 3 (0.92%) Law
8 3 (0.92%) Legal
8 3 (0.92%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (37.23%) Developer
2 62 (19.08%) Architect
3 44 (13.54%) Java Developer
4 20 (6.15%) Azure Engineer
5 17 (5.23%) Consultant
5 17 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (4.62%) Platform Engineer
8 12 (3.69%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.38%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (3.38%) Oracle Developer
9 11 (3.38%) Salesforce Architect
10 10 (3.08%) Analyst
10 10 (3.08%) Java Architect
11 9 (2.77%) AWS Developer
11 9 (2.77%) Java Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.46%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.15%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.15%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (19.69%) Spring
2 60 (18.46%) HTML
2 60 (18.46%) REST
3 47 (14.46%) HTML5
4 43 (13.23%) XML
5 42 (12.92%) Web Services
6 37 (11.38%) Spring Boot
7 36 (11.08%) JSON
8 33 (10.15%) RESTful
8 33 (10.15%) SOAP
9 32 (9.85%) AngularJS
9 32 (9.85%) CSS
10 26 (8.00%) Apache Camel
11 24 (7.38%) .NET
12 23 (7.08%) J2EE
12 23 (7.08%) JMS
12 23 (7.08%) Node.js
13 22 (6.77%) React
14 21 (6.46%) JDBC
14 21 (6.46%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.69%) Clustering
3 19 (5.85%) Data Structures
4 18 (5.54%) User Experience
5 11 (3.38%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.77%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (2.46%) Credit Risk
8 7 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.54%) Linked Data
11 4 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.23%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.92%) CMDB
12 3 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.92%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.54%) Linux
2 31 (9.54%) Windows
3 16 (4.92%) Unix
4 13 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.77%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.92%) AIX
8 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) SUSE
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (24.31%) DevOps
3 62 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (15.69%) Test Automation
5 49 (15.08%) Microservices
6 46 (14.15%) Scrum
7 41 (12.62%) Multithreading
7 41 (12.62%) Web Development
8 37 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
9 36 (11.08%) High Availability
9 36 (11.08%) OO
10 32 (9.85%) Open Source
10 32 (9.85%) TDD
11 31 (9.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (9.23%) SDLC
13 26 (8.00%) API Development
14 24 (7.38%) BDD
15 23 (7.08%) Analytics
15 23 (7.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 129 (39.69%) Java
2 79 (24.31%) JavaScript
3 49 (15.08%) Python
4 45 (13.85%) SQL
5 30 (9.23%) C#
6 24 (7.38%) PowerShell
7 18 (5.54%) Java 8
8 14 (4.31%) PHP
9 10 (3.08%) Apex Code
9 10 (3.08%) Kotlin
9 10 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.77%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.77%) TypeScript
11 8 (2.46%) Perl
12 7 (2.15%) Ruby
13 6 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.54%) Go
15 4 (1.23%) C
15 4 (1.23%) Groovy
15 4 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.08%) Degree
4 16 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.77%) Master's Degree
6 8 (2.46%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.23%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.31%) CCA
9 1 (0.31%) CISSP
9 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.31%) HNC
9 1 (0.31%) HND
9 1 (0.31%) ISEB
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.31%) MBA
9 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.31%) PhD
9 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.85%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) SLA
3 4 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.23%) GDPR
3 4 (1.23%) MiFID
4 3 (0.92%) GxP
4 3 (0.92%) NCSC
4 3 (0.92%) NIST
4 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) FINREP
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
6 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (9.54%) Docker
2 28 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.62%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.62%) XenApp
5 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.31%) NDS
6 1 (0.31%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.15%) Terraform
3 15 (4.62%) Ansible
4 13 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
5 10 (3.08%) Grafana
6 9 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.15%) Puppet
8 4 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.23%) Kibana
8 4 (1.23%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.23%) Salt
8 4 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.92%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.92%) SCCM
10 2 (0.62%) Nagios
10 2 (0.62%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (20.31%) Oracle
2 27 (8.31%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.46%) HP
4 18 (5.54%) MuleSoft
4 18 (5.54%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (5.54%) SAP
5 13 (4.00%) 3PAR
5 13 (4.00%) VMware
6 12 (3.69%) Pega
7 11 (3.38%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.77%) Google
9 8 (2.46%) Citrix
10 6 (1.85%) CommVault
10 6 (1.85%) Sybase
11 5 (1.54%) Splunk
12 4 (1.23%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.23%) Spotify
13 3 (0.92%) BiZZdesign
13 3 (0.92%) Demandware
13 3 (0.92%) ForgeRock