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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 257 309
Rank change year-on-year +12 +52  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 426 513 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.97% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.77% 2.91% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 318 227
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.37% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 15365 17649 17726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.20% 33.26% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9982 11571 11114
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 579 649
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

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 June 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
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 June 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 +18 395 £465 +5.68% 178
London -18 198 £500 +6.66% 76
South East +27 68 £425 +13.33% 21
City of London +9 37 £450 +2.85% 16
East of England -5 30 £458 -8.95% 13
West Sussex +30 24 £424 +41.25%
Scotland +11 24 £388 -3.12% 8
South West +15 23 £500 - 15
Berkshire +32 22 £525 +11.58% 7
Essex +7 21 £468 +167.14%
North West +15 20 £450 - 15
East Midlands +1 17 £408 -32.08% 9
Edinburgh +21 15 £400 -10.11% 5
West Midlands +17 15 £550 +41.93% 11
Southend-on-Sea - 14 £470 -
Yorkshire +17 13 £350 -30.00% 14
Reading +21 11 £525 +19.31% 2
Manchester +8 11 £450 -10.00% 12
Surrey +5 10 £400 +19.40% 6
Bristol - 10 £350 - 11
Tyne and Wear +67 8 £500 +51.51% 4
North East +59 8 £500 +51.51% 4
Glasgow -10 8 £375 -6.25% 2
Shropshire - 8 £550 -
Derbyshire - 8 £405 -
Derby - 8 £405 -
Telford - 8 £550 -
Bath - 7 £550 -
Somerset - 7 £550 -
Suffolk +15 6 £420 -26.95%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 354 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (35.55%) Java
3 192 (25.57%) Finance
4 191 (25.43%) Oracle
5 180 (23.97%) SQL
6 156 (20.77%) JavaScript
7 148 (19.71%) Scrum
8 147 (19.57%) TDD
8 147 (19.57%) Spring
9 136 (18.11%) Web Services
10 131 (17.44%) Linux
11 127 (16.91%) HTML
12 120 (15.98%) CSS
13 116 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
14 111 (14.78%) .NET
15 109 (14.51%) SOA
16 105 (13.98%) Python
17 99 (13.18%) Banking
18 98 (13.05%) Unix
19 95 (12.65%) Windows
20 94 (12.52%) C#
21 90 (11.98%) AngularJS
22 89 (11.85%) Relational Database
23 88 (11.72%) Jenkins
23 88 (11.72%) MVC
24 87 (11.58%) Microsoft
25 86 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
26 84 (11.19%) Git (software)
27 83 (11.05%) RESTful
27 83 (11.05%) XML

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 60 (7.99%) Confluence
2 48 (6.39%) JBoss
3 36 (4.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (3.46%) WebLogic
5 22 (2.93%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.53%) Mule
7 18 (2.40%) Apache
7 18 (2.40%) CMS
7 18 (2.40%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.86%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.60%) IIS
11 9 (1.20%) Umbraco
12 8 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (1.07%) Mule ESB
13 7 (0.93%) WinCC
14 6 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.27%) InVision
6 2 (0.27%) UXPin
7 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.40%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.07%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 7 (0.93%) Teamcenter
5 5 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.53%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.27%) Global One
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.27%) Pega PRPC
8 2 (0.27%) Primavera
8 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.27%) SunGard Martini
8 2 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.13%) iTrent
9 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.53%) SaaS
4 22 (2.93%) Office 365
5 16 (2.13%) GitHub
6 12 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.60%) PaaS
7 11 (1.46%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.80%) IaaS
10 5 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.53%) BPaaS
12 3 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.40%) G Suite
12 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.40%) Slack
13 2 (0.27%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.86%) DNS
2 27 (3.60%) LDAP
3 23 (3.06%) HTTP
4 21 (2.80%) Internet
5 18 (2.40%) Firewall
5 18 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.26%) DHCP
7 9 (1.20%) Intranet
8 8 (1.07%) LAN
8 8 (1.07%) VPN
8 8 (1.07%) WAN
9 6 (0.80%) SSL
10 4 (0.53%) SAN
10 4 (0.53%) SMTP
11 3 (0.40%) FTP
11 3 (0.40%) Skype
12 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.27%) MPLS
12 2 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.85%) Relational Database
2 79 (10.52%) SQL Server
3 49 (6.52%) MySQL
4 39 (5.19%) Big Data
5 33 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 27 (3.60%) MariaDB
6 27 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 24 (3.20%) Oracle Database
8 22 (2.93%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (2.53%) Endeca
11 15 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.20%) DB2
15 8 (1.07%) KDB
15 8 (1.07%) Kdb+
15 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.07%) Tick Data
16 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 88 (11.72%) Jenkins
2 84 (11.19%) Git (software)
3 72 (9.59%) JIRA
4 54 (7.19%) JUnit
5 43 (5.73%) Mockito
6 38 (5.06%) Maven
6 38 (5.06%) Selenium
7 35 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (4.26%) Subversion
9 20 (2.66%) Gradle
10 19 (2.53%) JIRA Agile
11 18 (2.40%) Spock
12 16 (2.13%) Visual Studio
13 15 (2.00%) NUnit
14 14 (1.86%) Ant
15 13 (1.73%) Eclipse
16 12 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
17 11 (1.46%) Cucumber
18 10 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
19 8 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 192 (25.57%) Finance
2 99 (13.18%) Banking
3 32 (4.26%) Retail
4 13 (1.73%) Back Office
4 13 (1.73%) Marketing
5 12 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.46%) Legal
7 10 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.20%) Billing
9 8 (1.07%) Law
10 7 (0.93%) Games
11 5 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.53%) Advertising
13 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.27%) Front Office
14 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 346 (46.07%) Developer
2 141 (18.77%) Architect
3 118 (15.71%) Java Developer
4 53 (7.06%) Senior Developer
5 40 (5.33%) Analyst
6 39 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 37 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (4.79%) Consultant
8 36 (4.79%) Python Developer
9 34 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 33 (4.39%) .NET Developer
10 33 (4.39%) Technical Architect
11 27 (3.60%) Django Developer
11 27 (3.60%) Python/Django Developer
12 26 (3.46%) Angular Developer
13 24 (3.20%) Project Manager
14 23 (3.06%) Technical Leader
15 22 (2.93%) Enterprise Architect
16 19 (2.53%) C# Developer
17 18 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (19.57%) Spring
2 136 (18.11%) Web Services
3 127 (16.91%) HTML
4 120 (15.98%) CSS
5 111 (14.78%) .NET
6 90 (11.98%) AngularJS
7 83 (11.05%) RESTful
7 83 (11.05%) XML
8 73 (9.72%) REST
9 62 (8.26%) Hibernate
10 61 (8.12%) HTML5
11 60 (7.99%) J2EE
12 55 (7.32%) JSON
13 50 (6.66%) Node.js
14 48 (6.39%) CSS3
15 47 (6.26%) SOAP
16 46 (6.13%) ASP.NET
17 44 (5.86%) Spring MVC
18 39 (5.19%) JPA
19 38 (5.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 116 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.60%) iPad
4 23 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.93%) Social Media
6 21 (2.80%) Virtual Team
7 19 (2.53%) Fintech
7 19 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.40%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (2.13%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.86%) CMDB
12 12 (1.60%) Equities
13 11 (1.46%) User Experience
14 10 (1.33%) Public Cloud
15 9 (1.20%) Digital Media
15 9 (1.20%) Private Cloud
16 8 (1.07%) TWAP
16 8 (1.07%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 131 (17.44%) Linux
2 98 (13.05%) Unix
3 95 (12.65%) Windows
4 40 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 30 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (3.60%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.66%) Mac OS X
8 17 (2.26%) Solaris
9 15 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.73%) Android
11 10 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.20%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.93%) HPUX
14 3 (0.40%) AIX
14 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.27%) VMS
16 1 (0.13%) CentOS
16 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (19.71%) Scrum
3 147 (19.57%) TDD
4 109 (14.51%) SOA
5 88 (11.72%) MVC
6 86 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (10.79%) Web Development
8 79 (10.52%) DevOps
9 75 (9.99%) Microservices
10 71 (9.45%) Test Automation
11 69 (9.19%) BDD
12 67 (8.92%) SDLC
13 60 (7.99%) OO
14 56 (7.46%) Configuration Management
14 56 (7.46%) Open Source
15 55 (7.32%) Project Management
16 51 (6.79%) ERP
17 50 (6.66%) CRM
18 49 (6.52%) Kanban
19 42 (5.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 267 (35.55%) Java
2 180 (23.97%) SQL
3 156 (20.77%) JavaScript
4 105 (13.98%) Python
5 94 (12.52%) C#
6 47 (6.26%) PL/SQL
7 31 (4.13%) Bash Shell
8 23 (3.06%) Perl
9 20 (2.66%) T-SQL
9 20 (2.66%) TypeScript
10 17 (2.26%) Apple Swift
11 16 (2.13%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.13%) Ruby
11 16 (2.13%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.73%) Scala
13 12 (1.60%) C++
14 11 (1.46%) C
14 11 (1.46%) ES6
14 11 (1.46%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (6.26%) Degree
2 42 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.46%) CISSP
6 10 (1.33%) AWS Certification
6 10 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.93%) MCP
8 6 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.80%) RHCA
8 6 (0.80%) RHCE
9 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.53%) GCIH
10 4 (0.53%) GIAC
10 4 (0.53%) PMP
11 3 (0.40%) CEH
11 3 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.19%) QA
2 13 (1.73%) SLA
3 9 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.40%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (7.46%) Docker
2 42 (5.59%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.67%) ISA Server
4 5 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.27%) KVM
8 1 (0.13%) Firmware
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.13%) Squid
8 1 (0.13%) vCloud
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
8 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (6.13%) Ansible
2 31 (4.13%) Puppet
3 30 (3.99%) Kubernetes
4 21 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.20%) SCCM
6 7 (0.93%) Rsyslog
7 6 (0.80%) SCOM
8 5 (0.67%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.53%) MOM
9 4 (0.53%) OpenIDM
9 4 (0.53%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.53%) SELinux
10 3 (0.40%) Mesos
10 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.40%) vMotion
10 3 (0.40%) vRealize
10 3 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 191 (25.43%) Oracle
2 87 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 37 (4.93%) Red Hat
4 28 (3.73%) VMware
5 22 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (2.93%) SAP
6 20 (2.66%) ATG
6 20 (2.66%) ServiceNow
7 15 (2.00%) IBM
7 15 (2.00%) Sitecore
8 14 (1.86%) Splunk
9 13 (1.73%) HP
10 12 (1.60%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.46%) JD Edwards
12 10 (1.33%) Cisco
12 10 (1.33%) MuleSoft
13 9 (1.20%) Informatica
13 9 (1.20%) Xamarin
14 8 (1.07%) Adobe
14 8 (1.07%) Pega
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Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £535 per day
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