Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 263 281 299
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18 -15
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 926 940 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 0.94% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 2.90% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 637 455
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £348
90th Percentile £650 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 6
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +69.64% -32.53%
10th Percentile £31.98 £27.08 £11.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £55.50 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +331.82% -72.50%

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 29,353 32,361 30,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.30% 32.28% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,878 20,988 19,531
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £280 £265 £263
90th Percentile £665 £655 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,023 1,023 1,054
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.77% +9.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.33% +18.47% -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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +31 857 £500 +5.26% 150
UK excluding London -12 507 £455 +1.11% 118
London +61 398 £550 +10.00% 48
South East +38 154 £450 - 34
Midlands +19 110 £450 -10.00% 18
West Midlands +11 93 £475 -9.52% 9
North of England -47 79 £425 +6.25% 26
South West +6 55 £550 +75.30% 13
North West -3 53 £450 - 17
East of England +11 49 £463 - 11
Scotland -15 43 £475 +26.67% 14
Yorkshire -40 23 £419 +4.69% 7
East Midlands +16 17 £416 +0.91% 9
Wales +17 9 £413 - 1
Northern Ireland +6 9 £450 -14.29% 1
North East +11 3 £380 -24.00% 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 374 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (27.43%) Java
3 253 (27.32%) .NET
4 233 (25.16%) SQL
5 221 (23.87%) JavaScript
6 214 (23.11%) C#
7 213 (23.00%) Finance
8 197 (21.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 178 (19.22%) Web Services
10 173 (18.68%) Microservices
11 157 (16.95%) DevOps
12 155 (16.74%) TDD
13 148 (15.98%) SQL Server
13 148 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
14 141 (15.23%) REST
14 141 (15.23%) Scrum
15 132 (14.25%) Microsoft
16 127 (13.71%) HTML
17 121 (13.07%) Git (software)
18 117 (12.63%) SDLC
19 114 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
20 112 (12.10%) Jenkins
21 110 (11.88%) Oracle
22 109 (11.77%) Docker
23 108 (11.66%) CSS
24 107 (11.56%) AngularJS
25 103 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
26 102 (11.02%) XML
27 97 (10.48%) ASP.NET
27 97 (10.48%) Spring

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 53 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.10%) JBoss
3 35 (3.78%) WebSphere
4 28 (3.02%) Confluence
5 26 (2.81%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.05%) Apache Spark
6 19 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.84%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (1.40%) Apache
10 12 (1.30%) GlassFish
11 9 (0.97%) OpenEdge
11 9 (0.97%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.86%) JCAPS
12 8 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.76%) IIS
13 7 (0.76%) Mule
14 6 (0.65%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) Sketch
7 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.65%) Magento
2 6 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.54%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.54%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.32%) Maximo
5 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.32%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.22%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.22%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 197 (21.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (4.86%) SaaS
3 45 (4.86%) Serverless
4 34 (3.67%) PaaS
5 29 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 26 (2.81%) OpenShift
7 23 (2.48%) Office 365
8 18 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (1.84%) IaaS
9 17 (1.84%) Power Platform
10 16 (1.73%) GitHub
11 15 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (1.19%) Azure Functions
13 10 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
14 9 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.97%) Boomi
14 9 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.51%) FTP
2 13 (1.40%) HTTP
2 13 (1.40%) SSL
3 12 (1.30%) Internet
4 11 (1.19%) Firewall
5 8 (0.86%) Skype
6 7 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.43%) DNS
7 4 (0.43%) SNMP
7 4 (0.43%) WAN
8 3 (0.32%) AMQP
8 3 (0.32%) Intranet
8 3 (0.32%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.32%) MPLS
9 2 (0.22%) 2.5G
9 2 (0.22%) 2G
9 2 (0.22%) 3G
9 2 (0.22%) 4G
9 2 (0.22%) SAN
9 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.72%) Relational Database
3 52 (5.62%) NoSQL
4 32 (3.46%) Big Data
5 24 (2.59%) MySQL
6 23 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.48%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (1.94%) DB2
9 16 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (1.62%) Power BI
11 12 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.19%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
13 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 121 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 112 (12.10%) Jenkins
3 56 (6.05%) JIRA
4 54 (5.83%) Maven
5 36 (3.89%) JUnit
6 31 (3.35%) Bitbucket
7 30 (3.24%) Subversion
8 27 (2.92%) TeamCity
9 24 (2.59%) Ant
9 24 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (2.16%) Gradle
11 19 (2.05%) Mockito
11 19 (2.05%) Selenium
12 18 (1.94%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.62%) Artifactory
14 13 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (1.30%) Jasmine
16 10 (1.08%) Mocha
16 10 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
17 9 (0.97%) git-flow
General
1 213 (23.00%) Finance
2 68 (7.34%) Banking
3 34 (3.67%) Front Office
4 28 (3.02%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.81%) Retail
6 24 (2.59%) Back Office
7 22 (2.38%) Law
8 14 (1.51%) Legal
8 14 (1.51%) Publishing
9 13 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.30%) Games
10 12 (1.30%) Marketing
11 10 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.65%) Automotive
14 4 (0.43%) Advertising
14 4 (0.43%) Billing
14 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 370 (39.96%) Developer
2 167 (18.03%) Architect
3 92 (9.94%) Java Developer
4 82 (8.86%) .NET Developer
5 61 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (6.16%) C# Developer
7 55 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
8 50 (5.40%) Senior Developer
9 46 (4.97%) Consultant
10 45 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 43 (4.64%) Technical Architect
12 34 (3.67%) Python Developer
13 30 (3.24%) React Developer
14 28 (3.02%) Analyst
14 28 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
14 28 (3.02%) Cloud Architect
15 24 (2.59%) Integration Architect
15 24 (2.59%) Lead Developer
16 23 (2.48%) Azure Developer
17 22 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (27.32%) .NET
2 178 (19.22%) Web Services
3 141 (15.23%) REST
4 127 (13.71%) HTML
5 108 (11.66%) CSS
6 107 (11.56%) AngularJS
7 102 (11.02%) XML
8 97 (10.48%) ASP.NET
8 97 (10.48%) Spring
9 95 (10.26%) React
10 94 (10.15%) .NET Framework
11 91 (9.83%) JSON
12 77 (8.32%) SOAP
13 71 (7.67%) Node.js
14 61 (6.59%) Middleware
15 57 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
16 56 (6.05%) Java EE
17 53 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC
18 50 (5.40%) HTML5
19 43 (4.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (4.21%) User Experience
4 34 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.46%) Hedge funds
6 25 (2.70%) Cloud Native
6 25 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.84%) Data Centre
8 17 (1.84%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.08%) Private Cloud
11 9 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.97%) Driving Licence
12 8 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.86%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.76%) Reinsurance
13 7 (0.76%) Social Media
14 6 (0.65%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 86 (9.29%) Linux
2 72 (7.78%) Windows
3 29 (3.13%) Unix
4 21 (2.27%) Android
5 20 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (2.16%) Windows Server
6 19 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.19%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.54%) Solaris
10 4 (0.43%) VMS
10 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.22%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) CentOS
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (18.68%) Microservices
3 157 (16.95%) DevOps
4 155 (16.74%) TDD
5 141 (15.23%) Scrum
6 117 (12.63%) SDLC
7 114 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
8 103 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
9 84 (9.07%) BDD
10 82 (8.86%) SOA
11 80 (8.64%) MVC
12 79 (8.53%) Kanban
13 70 (7.56%) Unit Testing
14 65 (7.02%) Test Automation
15 59 (6.37%) Software Delivery
16 58 (6.26%) Project Management
17 56 (6.05%) ITIL
18 55 (5.94%) Analytics
19 53 (5.72%) Migration
20 52 (5.62%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 254 (27.43%) Java
2 233 (25.16%) SQL
3 221 (23.87%) JavaScript
4 214 (23.11%) C#
5 85 (9.18%) Python
6 39 (4.21%) Java 8
7 33 (3.56%) T-SQL
8 29 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 25 (2.70%) ES6
10 21 (2.27%) PHP
10 21 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.73%) TypeScript
12 15 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.62%) Ruby
13 12 (1.30%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.30%) XPath
14 11 (1.19%) Perl
14 11 (1.19%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.97%) C
16 8 (0.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (6.37%) Degree
2 49 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 44 (4.75%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.97%) ISEB
5 9 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.86%) RHCSA
7 7 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.65%) PMP
9 5 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.43%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.32%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.32%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.22%) MCSA
12 2 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.54%) QA
2 20 (2.16%) GDPR
3 12 (1.30%) SLA
4 10 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.76%) PMO
7 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 109 (11.77%) Docker
2 67 (7.24%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.43%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.32%) HDFS
9 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.22%) XenApp
9 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 47 (5.08%) Kubernetes
2 41 (4.43%) Ansible
3 38 (4.10%) Puppet
4 33 (3.56%) Terraform
5 26 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (1.30%) SCCM
8 9 (0.97%) HP ALM
9 8 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
9 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (0.76%) Consul
10 7 (0.76%) Control-M
10 7 (0.76%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.54%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.54%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.43%) logstash
12 4 (0.43%) MOM
13 3 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 132 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 110 (11.88%) Oracle
3 33 (3.56%) SAP
4 32 (3.46%) Google
5 27 (2.92%) IBM
6 23 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 20 (2.16%) HP
8 20 (2.16%) MuleSoft
9 19 (2.05%) VMware
10 15 (1.62%) Xamarin
11 11 (1.19%) Dell
12 10 (1.08%) Tableau
13 9 (0.97%) Informatica
13 9 (0.97%) Remedy
14 8 (0.86%) Cisco
14 8 (0.86%) Dynatrace
14 8 (0.86%) Proofpoint
15 7 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
15 7 (0.76%) hybris