Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 283 321
Rank change year-on-year -5 +38 +3
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 895 946 851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.89% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% 2.69% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 675 553
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -2.86%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £306
90th Percentile £639 £608 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £388 £420
% change year-on-year +7.48% -7.74% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £49.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% -13.84% +185.20%
10th Percentile £18.90 £29.55 £47.73
90th Percentile £55.10 £45.80 £52.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.19 £50.00
% change year-on-year -0.53% -29.63% -

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 34549 35124 37370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.61% 33.14% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22925 23050 23744
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1204 1476
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.92 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% +8.82% +6.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.12 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.19% +10.53% +8.57%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +14 819 £450 - 169
UK excluding London -2 471 £417 +7.48% 111
London -6 403 £500 +5.26% 69
South East -10 148 £400 +6.67% 21
North of England +12 106 £475 +12.09% 44
Midlands +37 74 £450 +12.50% 13
East of England +10 67 £388 -18.42% 14
Yorkshire +55 66 £550 +10.00% 23
Scotland -59 46 £354 +4.04% 10
West Midlands +27 44 £450 +14.29% 9
North West -4 40 £610 +22.00% 15
South West +17 31 £369 -13.24% 8
East Midlands +6 28 £410 +2.50% 4
North East +27 12 £610 +79.41% 6
Northern Ireland -35 8 £263 -
Wales -4 1 £300 -38.46% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 458 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (32.18%) Java
3 247 (27.60%) SQL
4 216 (24.13%) TDD
5 209 (23.35%) Finance
6 203 (22.68%) Web Services
7 187 (20.89%) .NET
8 182 (20.34%) SOA
9 176 (19.66%) Oracle
9 176 (19.66%) Scrum
10 169 (18.88%) C#
11 165 (18.44%) JavaScript
12 145 (16.20%) Microsoft
13 142 (15.87%) SQL Server
14 135 (15.08%) MVC
14 135 (15.08%) Git (software)
15 132 (14.75%) Spring
16 130 (14.53%) BDD
17 125 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
18 123 (13.74%) HTML
18 123 (13.74%) Linux
19 122 (13.63%) JIRA
20 121 (13.52%) RESTful
21 109 (12.18%) Jenkins
22 99 (11.06%) XML
23 98 (10.95%) CSS
23 98 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
23 98 (10.95%) SDLC
24 96 (10.73%) DevOps
25 93 (10.39%) Python

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 84 (9.39%) Confluence
2 61 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 58 (6.48%) JBoss
4 35 (3.91%) Tomcat
5 34 (3.80%) WebSphere
6 22 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 19 (2.12%) CMS
8 17 (1.90%) Mule
9 16 (1.79%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.68%) Apache
10 15 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (1.68%) MS Exchange
11 14 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (1.34%) GlassFish
13 12 (1.34%) Liferay
14 11 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (1.12%) nginx
16 9 (1.01%) SAS
16 9 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.89%) InVision
3 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.22%) UXPin
6 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.91%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.89%) Teamcenter
4 6 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.22%) RMDS
6 2 (0.22%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.11%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (5.81%) SaaS
4 48 (5.36%) PaaS
5 40 (4.47%) IaaS
6 19 (2.12%) Office 365
6 19 (2.12%) OpenShift
7 13 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.12%) GitHub
9 8 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.56%) Serverless
11 4 (0.45%) BPaaS
11 4 (0.45%) Force.com
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.34%) Route 53
12 3 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.91%) HTTP
2 29 (3.24%) WAN
3 28 (3.13%) DNS
3 28 (3.13%) LAN
3 28 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.57%) FTP
5 21 (2.35%) DHCP
6 20 (2.23%) SAN
7 19 (2.12%) Internet
8 18 (2.01%) SSL
9 17 (1.90%) Firewall
10 14 (1.56%) LDAP
11 13 (1.45%) SMTP
12 7 (0.78%) NAS
12 7 (0.78%) Network Security
12 7 (0.78%) Skype
13 4 (0.45%) VPN
14 3 (0.34%) Extranet
14 3 (0.34%) Intranet
14 3 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.82%) NoSQL
3 67 (7.49%) Relational Database
4 53 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 49 (5.47%) Big Data
6 48 (5.36%) Oracle Database
7 36 (4.02%) MySQL
8 33 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (2.79%) Endeca
11 21 (2.35%) DB2
12 20 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (2.23%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.56%) Hadoop
15 13 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.34%) Apache Hive
16 12 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
17 10 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
18 8 (0.89%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 135 (15.08%) Git (software)
2 122 (13.63%) JIRA
3 109 (12.18%) Jenkins
4 81 (9.05%) JUnit
5 68 (7.60%) Maven
6 63 (7.04%) Subversion
7 51 (5.70%) Selenium
8 41 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (4.25%) Mockito
10 33 (3.69%) Ant
11 31 (3.46%) JIRA Agile
12 28 (3.13%) Spock
13 25 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (2.79%) Gradle
13 25 (2.79%) SoapUI
14 23 (2.57%) Eclipse
15 21 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
16 15 (1.68%) IntelliJ
16 15 (1.68%) Visual Studio
17 14 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 209 (23.35%) Finance
2 78 (8.72%) Banking
3 26 (2.91%) Retail
4 16 (1.79%) Legal
5 15 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.45%) Marketing
6 13 (1.45%) Publishing
7 12 (1.34%) Law
7 12 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.12%) Billing
8 10 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.01%) Front Office
10 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.56%) Games
12 4 (0.45%) Advertising
12 4 (0.45%) Back Office
13 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Automotive
14 2 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 395 (44.13%) Developer
2 151 (16.87%) Architect
3 138 (15.42%) Java Developer
4 77 (8.60%) .NET Developer
5 63 (7.04%) C# Developer
6 54 (6.03%) Enterprise Architect
6 54 (6.03%) Senior Developer
7 48 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 43 (4.80%) Analyst
9 41 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
10 40 (4.47%) SQL Developer
11 36 (4.02%) Oracle Developer
12 34 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
13 31 (3.46%) Technical Architect
14 30 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 29 (3.24%) Consultant
16 28 (3.13%) Scrum Master
17 25 (2.79%) Applications Developer
18 24 (2.68%) Project Manager
19 22 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (22.68%) Web Services
2 187 (20.89%) .NET
3 132 (14.75%) Spring
4 123 (13.74%) HTML
5 121 (13.52%) RESTful
6 99 (11.06%) XML
7 98 (10.95%) CSS
8 92 (10.28%) AngularJS
9 83 (9.27%) REST
10 79 (8.83%) JSON
11 74 (8.27%) SOAP
12 70 (7.82%) .NET Framework
13 69 (7.71%) ASP.NET
14 67 (7.49%) jQuery
15 63 (7.04%) J2EE
16 60 (6.70%) ASP.NET Web API
17 58 (6.48%) Middleware
18 54 (6.03%) Hibernate
19 53 (5.92%) Node.js
20 50 (5.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.25%) User Experience
3 44 (4.92%) iPad
4 39 (4.36%) Virtual Team
5 29 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (3.02%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.79%) Social Media
8 22 (2.46%) Credit Risk
8 22 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.23%) Fixed Income
10 18 (2.01%) Market Risk
11 17 (1.90%) Fintech
12 15 (1.68%) Data Centre
12 15 (1.68%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.56%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.56%) Computer Science
14 12 (1.34%) DataPower
15 10 (1.12%) Clustering
15 10 (1.12%) Mainframe
16 9 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 123 (13.74%) Linux
2 89 (9.94%) Windows
3 86 (9.61%) Unix
4 30 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 19 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.45%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.12%) Android
11 8 (0.89%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.78%) Solaris
13 6 (0.67%) AIX
14 5 (0.56%) HPUX
15 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
16 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (24.13%) TDD
3 182 (20.34%) SOA
4 176 (19.66%) Scrum
5 135 (15.08%) MVC
6 130 (14.53%) BDD
7 125 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
8 98 (10.95%) SDLC
9 96 (10.73%) DevOps
10 92 (10.28%) Kanban
11 86 (9.61%) Microservices
12 74 (8.27%) Software Engineering
13 70 (7.82%) Open Source
14 68 (7.60%) E-Commerce
15 66 (7.37%) Configuration Management
15 66 (7.37%) Test Automation
16 62 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
16 62 (6.93%) Web Development
17 59 (6.59%) Unit Testing
18 57 (6.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 288 (32.18%) Java
2 247 (27.60%) SQL
3 169 (18.88%) C#
4 165 (18.44%) JavaScript
5 93 (10.39%) Python
6 80 (8.94%) PL/SQL
7 54 (6.03%) T-SQL
8 41 (4.58%) Perl
9 40 (4.47%) PowerShell
10 34 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 24 (2.68%) XPath
12 22 (2.46%) Ruby
13 21 (2.35%) VB.NET
14 20 (2.23%) TypeScript
15 18 (2.01%) Groovy
16 14 (1.56%) C
16 14 (1.56%) C++
17 13 (1.45%) Apple Swift
17 13 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (7.04%) Degree
2 49 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.89%) CISSP
7 7 (0.78%) MCP
7 7 (0.78%) PMP
8 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.67%) RHCE
9 5 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.56%) RHCA
10 4 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.45%) GCIH
10 4 (0.45%) GIAC
11 3 (0.34%) CISA
11 3 (0.34%) CISM
11 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.60%) QA
2 19 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.34%) SLA
4 10 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (1.01%) RosettaNet
6 8 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.89%) PMO
7 7 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.45%) COBIT
8 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.34%) GDPR
9 3 (0.34%) SEPA
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 71 (7.93%) Docker
2 38 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.67%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.45%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.45%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.45%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.45%) XenApp
8 3 (0.34%) KVM
9 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.11%) Firmware
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.11%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.11%) Squid
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 75 (8.38%) Ansible
2 40 (4.47%) Puppet
3 37 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (3.46%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.23%) MOM
6 9 (1.01%) SCOM
7 7 (0.78%) Mesos
7 7 (0.78%) SCCM
7 7 (0.78%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.67%) Kibana
9 5 (0.56%) Consul
9 5 (0.56%) Terraform
10 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (0.45%) SELinux
11 3 (0.34%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.34%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.34%) vMotion
11 3 (0.34%) vRealize
11 3 (0.34%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 176 (19.66%) Oracle
2 145 (16.20%) Microsoft
3 37 (4.13%) IBM
4 26 (2.91%) ATG
4 26 (2.91%) HP
5 25 (2.79%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.68%) SAP
6 24 (2.68%) Sybase
7 19 (2.12%) VMware
8 17 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.79%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.56%) Adobe
10 14 (1.56%) webMethods
11 13 (1.45%) Informatica
12 12 (1.34%) MuleSoft
12 12 (1.34%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.12%) Solace
14 9 (1.01%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
15 8 (0.89%) Siemens