Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 299 278
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 +51
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 915 838 1,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.86% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.65% 2.50% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 553 691
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +3.93% +1.71%
10th Percentile £321 £350 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +8.94% +9.68% -7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.65% -21.36%
10th Percentile £29.35 £21.20 £29.36
90th Percentile £55.00 £54.30 £42.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +35.71% -10.83% -21.50%

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 34,532 33,515 36,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.15% 34.21% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,553 21,931 24,158
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,062 1,034 1,256
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.36
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.35 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.78
% change year-on-year - -3.75% +18.74%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 -11 785 £488 +4.00% 347
UK excluding London +45 561 £463 +8.94% 267
London -34 343 £513 +2.50% 110
North of England +46 164 £425 -15.00% 78
South East -30 122 £450 +12.50% 70
Midlands +21 89 £525 +25.75% 37
Scotland +29 86 £475 +22.58% 21
Yorkshire +27 85 £400 -21.95% 43
North West +34 78 £450 -26.23% 31
West Midlands +24 78 £525 +13.51% 19
East of England -20 47 £450 +16.13% 22
Northern Ireland +58 25 £475 +18.75% 4
South West -22 17 £450 -10.00% 30
Wales -6 11 £546 - 5
East Midlands -12 11 £481 +18.83% 18
North East -29 1 £525 -13.93% 4

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 482 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (30.82%) SQL
3 272 (29.73%) Java
4 246 (26.89%) JavaScript
5 244 (26.67%) .NET
6 221 (24.15%) C#
7 198 (21.64%) Finance
8 187 (20.44%) Scrum
9 175 (19.13%) SQL Server
10 174 (19.02%) Web Services
11 171 (18.69%) HTML
12 169 (18.47%) Microsoft
13 166 (18.14%) Git (software)
14 165 (18.03%) TDD
15 160 (17.49%) Microsoft Azure
16 156 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
17 153 (16.72%) ASP.NET
18 133 (14.54%) CSS
18 133 (14.54%) BDD
19 129 (14.10%) DevOps
20 121 (13.22%) MVC
21 120 (13.11%) Python
22 119 (13.01%) Linux
23 118 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
24 110 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
25 103 (11.26%) REST
26 102 (11.15%) Jenkins
26 102 (11.15%) Oracle
26 102 (11.15%) Microservices
27 100 (10.93%) 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 53 (5.79%) Confluence
2 45 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 28 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (2.95%) JBoss
5 26 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
6 25 (2.73%) Apache Spark
6 25 (2.73%) WebLogic
7 20 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 20 (2.19%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.86%) Apache
8 17 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.20%) SharePoint
10 10 (1.09%) CMS
10 10 (1.09%) GlassFish
11 9 (0.98%) Anypoint
11 9 (0.98%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.77%) ArcGIS
12 7 (0.77%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (1.31%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.11%) Flinto
6 1 (0.11%) InVision
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.33%) Siebel CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 160 (17.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (3.93%) PaaS
4 35 (3.83%) SaaS
5 28 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (1.97%) IaaS
7 18 (1.97%) Serverless
8 15 (1.64%) Office 365
9 14 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
9 14 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (1.42%) Boomi
11 11 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (1.20%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.98%) npm
13 6 (0.66%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.66%) GitHub
14 5 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.97%) HTTP
2 16 (1.75%) SAN
3 13 (1.42%) Firewall
4 8 (0.87%) SSH
4 8 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.77%) Internet
5 7 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (0.66%) NAS
6 6 (0.66%) SSL
6 6 (0.66%) VPN
7 5 (0.55%) Network Security
8 4 (0.44%) DNS
8 4 (0.44%) FTP
8 4 (0.44%) Intranet
9 3 (0.33%) Extranet
9 3 (0.33%) IPsec
9 3 (0.33%) PPTP
9 3 (0.33%) SMS
9 3 (0.33%) WAN
9 3 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 65 (7.10%) NoSQL
4 61 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 58 (6.34%) MySQL
6 40 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 30 (3.28%) RDBMS
9 29 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 19 (2.08%) Big Data
12 17 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.75%) Impala
14 15 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.53%) HBase
16 13 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
17 11 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
18 10 (1.09%) Power BI
19 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 166 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 102 (11.15%) Jenkins
3 97 (10.60%) JIRA
4 78 (8.52%) Subversion
5 52 (5.68%) Maven
6 31 (3.39%) Selenium
6 31 (3.39%) Visual Studio
7 28 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (2.08%) JUnit
9 19 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (1.97%) Ant
11 15 (1.64%) TeamCity
12 14 (1.53%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.31%) SoapUI
14 11 (1.20%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.20%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (1.09%) Cucumber
General
1 198 (21.64%) Finance
2 75 (8.20%) Banking
3 38 (4.15%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.39%) Games
5 29 (3.17%) Retail
6 26 (2.84%) Back Office
7 14 (1.53%) Front Office
7 14 (1.53%) Marketing
8 12 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.87%) Law
9 8 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.77%) Advertising
11 6 (0.66%) Legal
11 6 (0.66%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.44%) Electronics
12 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.33%) Billing
13 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.33%) Publishing
14 2 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 432 (47.21%) Developer
2 127 (13.88%) Architect
3 114 (12.46%) .NET Developer
4 111 (12.13%) Java Developer
5 94 (10.27%) C# Developer
6 50 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 46 (5.03%) Senior Developer
8 45 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 44 (4.81%) Project Manager
10 40 (4.37%) Analyst
11 39 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
12 33 (3.61%) Azure Developer
12 33 (3.61%) Software Engineer
13 30 (3.28%) Consultant
14 28 (3.06%) Microsoft Developer
15 27 (2.95%) Technical Architect
16 25 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 23 (2.51%) AWS Engineer
17 23 (2.51%) JavaScript Developer
18 22 (2.40%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (26.67%) .NET
2 174 (19.02%) Web Services
3 171 (18.69%) HTML
4 153 (16.72%) ASP.NET
5 133 (14.54%) CSS
6 103 (11.26%) REST
7 100 (10.93%) XML
8 97 (10.60%) .NET Framework
9 96 (10.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 90 (9.84%) Spring
11 88 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 84 (9.18%) RESTful
13 78 (8.52%) AngularJS
14 68 (7.43%) JSON
15 67 (7.32%) SOAP
16 64 (6.99%) HTML5
17 60 (6.56%) Middleware
18 57 (6.23%) jQuery
19 52 (5.68%) Node.js
20 51 (5.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.56%) User Experience
3 53 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.81%) Fixed Income
5 38 (4.15%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 21 (2.30%) Credit Risk
8 21 (2.30%) Market Risk
9 20 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.19%) Replication
10 16 (1.75%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.53%) Equities
12 13 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (1.20%) Online Games
14 10 (1.09%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.98%) Blog
15 9 (0.98%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.87%) PKI
16 8 (0.87%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 119 (13.01%) Linux
2 99 (10.82%) Windows
3 56 (6.12%) Unix
4 36 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (2.19%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.87%) Android
8 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.55%) Solaris
9 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.33%) AIX
11 3 (0.33%) HPUX
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (20.44%) Scrum
3 165 (18.03%) TDD
4 156 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
5 133 (14.54%) BDD
6 129 (14.10%) DevOps
7 121 (13.22%) MVC
8 110 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
9 102 (11.15%) Microservices
10 93 (10.16%) Kanban
11 92 (10.05%) Software Engineering
12 85 (9.29%) SDLC
13 83 (9.07%) Test Automation
14 76 (8.31%) Analytics
15 75 (8.20%) Project Management
16 72 (7.87%) SOA
17 69 (7.54%) Unit Testing
18 56 (6.12%) Software Delivery
19 53 (5.79%) SOLID
20 50 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 282 (30.82%) SQL
2 272 (29.73%) Java
3 246 (26.89%) JavaScript
4 221 (24.15%) C#
5 120 (13.11%) Python
6 64 (6.99%) T-SQL
7 55 (6.01%) Java 8
8 50 (5.46%) Scala
9 37 (4.04%) Perl
10 33 (3.61%) C++
11 32 (3.50%) PL/SQL
12 28 (3.06%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.84%) Bash Shell
14 21 (2.30%) PHP
15 19 (2.08%) VB
16 18 (1.97%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.64%) Go
18 13 (1.42%) Ruby
19 12 (1.31%) Groovy
19 12 (1.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (9.18%) Degree
2 49 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.42%) Master's Degree
7 11 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.87%) PMP
9 6 (0.66%) RHCE
10 5 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.55%) MCP
10 5 (0.55%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.44%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.44%) MCSA
12 3 (0.33%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.32%) QA
2 10 (1.09%) GDPR
3 9 (0.98%) SLA
4 8 (0.87%) PMO
4 8 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (8.85%) Docker
2 21 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.22%) KVM
6 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.22%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.11%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 68 (7.43%) Ansible
2 59 (6.45%) Puppet
3 45 (4.92%) Terraform
4 39 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.73%) Kubernetes
6 13 (1.42%) Consul
7 10 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.87%) CA Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.77%) Mesos
9 7 (0.77%) SELinux
10 6 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.66%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.44%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.33%) Control-M
12 3 (0.33%) MOM
12 3 (0.33%) Nessus
12 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.22%) Nagios
13 2 (0.22%) Oozie
13 2 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 169 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 102 (11.15%) Oracle
3 34 (3.72%) IBM
4 33 (3.61%) SAP
5 29 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 26 (2.84%) Informatica
7 23 (2.51%) Google
8 21 (2.30%) Tableau
9 19 (2.08%) Atlassian
9 19 (2.08%) Dell
10 15 (1.64%) Sybase
11 14 (1.53%) CA
12 13 (1.42%) VMware
13 11 (1.20%) MuleSoft
14 10 (1.09%) Splunk
14 10 (1.09%) TIBCO
15 9 (0.98%) Apigee
15 9 (0.98%) Cisco
15 9 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.98%) Software AG