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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Application Software
UK
Rank 312 263 314
Rank change year-on-year -49 +51  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 318 458 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.87% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 2.80% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 302 215
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +14.86% -1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -75.55% -  

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 14330 16380 15830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.04% 31.01% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9234 10679 9585
Median daily rate £443 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 554 655
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 March 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 -36 288 £450 +2.85% 174
London -38 144 £475 - 86
South East -19 54 £475 +26.66% 21
City of London +13 30 £438 -5.14% 15
East of England -6 26 £490 +12.00% 12
Yorkshire +16 22 £400 +25.98% 9
Scotland +13 20 £375 +13.63% 12
Essex +6 19 £495 +16.35% 1
Berkshire +22 16 £475 +5.55% 4
Leeds +13 16 £360 -14.28% 6
West Yorkshire +10 16 £360 -14.28% 6
Southend-on-Sea - 15 £494 -
West Midlands +14 11 £438 +86.17% 4
South West +3 11 £400 +23.07% 16
Edinburgh +18 9 £375 -10.17% 5
Milton Keynes -8 9 - -
Buckinghamshire -12 9 - - 1
North East 0 8 £390 -29.09% 4
Glasgow -2 8 £375 +25.00% 5
Tyne and Wear -6 8 £390 -29.09% 4
Hampshire -8 8 £423 +20.71% 4
Reading +20 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 7 £390 -29.09% 2
North West -6 7 £381 +1.66% 15
Bristol +8 5 £400 - 12
Oxfordshire -5 5 - - 4
Oxford - 5 - - 1
Surrey +8 4 £450 -7.69% 4
Liverpool +1 4 - -
Birmingham +1 4 £600 +71.42% 1

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 327 (49.10%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (32.28%) Java
3 160 (24.02%) Oracle
4 148 (22.22%) SQL
5 146 (21.92%) JavaScript
6 133 (19.97%) HTML
7 129 (19.37%) Finance
8 123 (18.47%) Scrum
9 113 (16.97%) CSS
10 111 (16.67%) Web Services
11 108 (16.22%) Spring
12 101 (15.17%) TDD
13 99 (14.86%) SOA
14 97 (14.56%) XML
15 91 (13.66%) SQL Server
16 84 (12.61%) .NET
17 83 (12.46%) Windows
18 79 (11.86%) Banking
19 75 (11.26%) Linux
20 72 (10.81%) Project Management
20 72 (10.81%) AngularJS
21 70 (10.51%) Relational Database
22 69 (10.36%) JIRA
23 68 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
23 68 (10.21%) RESTful
24 65 (9.76%) Git (software)
24 65 (9.76%) BDD
25 64 (9.61%) REST
25 64 (9.61%) J2EE
25 64 (9.61%) Microsoft

Enterprise Software
Top Related 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 55 (8.26%) Confluence
2 35 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 32 (4.80%) JBoss
4 28 (4.20%) WebLogic
5 24 (3.60%) Tomcat
6 22 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.70%) Mule
8 17 (2.55%) Apache
9 15 (2.25%) SharePoint
10 14 (2.10%) Mule ESB
11 12 (1.80%) CMS
11 12 (1.80%) IIS
12 10 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.50%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.50%) Umbraco
13 9 (1.35%) Apache Spark
14 8 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
17 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 29 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.45%) MS Project
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 20 (3.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 15 (2.25%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.45%) Maximo
8 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.15%) RMDS
10 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (4.65%) SaaS
3 26 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.65%) GitHub
4 11 (1.65%) Office 365
5 7 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.05%) PaaS
6 6 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (0.75%) IaaS
8 3 (0.45%) Force.com
8 3 (0.45%) G Suite
9 2 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.15%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 25 (3.75%) Internet
3 23 (3.45%) HTTP
4 21 (3.15%) LDAP
4 21 (3.15%) SSL
5 17 (2.55%) DNS
6 16 (2.40%) Firewall
7 13 (1.95%) SNMP
8 11 (1.65%) Intranet
9 8 (1.20%) DHCP
10 7 (1.05%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.05%) MPLS
10 7 (1.05%) VPN
11 6 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.90%) LAN
11 6 (0.90%) WAN
12 4 (0.60%) FTP
13 3 (0.45%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.45%) VLAN
13 3 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 70 (10.51%) Relational Database
3 43 (6.46%) RDBMS
4 31 (4.65%) MySQL
5 29 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (3.90%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 21 (3.15%) Big Data
9 19 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.25%) Endeca
11 14 (2.10%) MariaDB
12 13 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.80%) BODI
14 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.05%) DB2
16 6 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 69 (10.36%) JIRA
2 65 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 55 (8.26%) Jenkins
4 40 (6.01%) JUnit
5 32 (4.80%) Mockito
6 29 (4.35%) Subversion
7 26 (3.90%) Maven
8 25 (3.75%) JIRA Agile
9 22 (3.30%) Selenium
10 20 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (2.85%) Gradle
11 19 (2.85%) Oracle APEX
12 16 (2.40%) Spock
12 16 (2.40%) Visual Studio
13 15 (2.25%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.80%) Eclipse
14 12 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
15 11 (1.65%) Ant
16 7 (1.05%) NetBeans
17 5 (0.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 129 (19.37%) Finance
2 79 (11.86%) Banking
3 35 (5.26%) Retail
4 21 (3.15%) Marketing
5 15 (2.25%) Back Office
6 11 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.35%) Law
8 7 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.90%) Games
9 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.75%) Legal
11 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.30%) Advertising
14 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 273 (40.99%) Developer
2 109 (16.37%) Architect
3 93 (13.96%) Java Developer
4 52 (7.81%) Senior Developer
5 42 (6.31%) Consultant
6 39 (5.86%) Analyst
7 38 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 35 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 30 (4.50%) Project Manager
11 26 (3.90%) Angular Developer
12 20 (3.00%) Scrum Master
13 19 (2.85%) .NET Developer
14 17 (2.55%) Technical Leader
15 16 (2.40%) iOS Developer
15 16 (2.40%) UI Developer
16 15 (2.25%) Enterprise Architect
17 14 (2.10%) Business Analyst
17 14 (2.10%) C# Developer
18 12 (1.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (19.97%) HTML
2 113 (16.97%) CSS
3 111 (16.67%) Web Services
4 108 (16.22%) Spring
5 97 (14.56%) XML
6 84 (12.61%) .NET
7 72 (10.81%) AngularJS
8 68 (10.21%) RESTful
9 64 (9.61%) J2EE
9 64 (9.61%) REST
10 55 (8.26%) Middleware
11 51 (7.66%) HTML5
12 50 (7.51%) Hibernate
13 45 (6.76%) Node.js
14 41 (6.16%) CSS3
15 35 (5.26%) JSON
15 35 (5.26%) SOAP
16 34 (5.11%) JSP
17 27 (4.05%) Spring MVC
18 25 (3.75%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.20%) Virtual Team
4 25 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.60%) iPad
6 19 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.85%) Social Media
7 16 (2.40%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.25%) Clustering
9 14 (2.10%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.10%) User Experience
10 12 (1.80%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.05%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.05%) Equities
11 7 (1.05%) LIMS
11 7 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.90%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.90%) NHS
12 6 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.46%) Windows
2 75 (11.26%) Linux
3 43 (6.46%) Unix
4 38 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 31 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.25%) Android
9 13 (1.95%) Solaris
10 12 (1.80%) HPUX
11 10 (1.50%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.05%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.30%) AIX
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.15%) CentOS
15 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (49.10%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (18.47%) Scrum
3 101 (15.17%) TDD
4 99 (14.86%) SOA
5 72 (10.81%) Project Management
6 68 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (9.76%) BDD
8 57 (8.56%) OO
9 55 (8.26%) DevOps
9 55 (8.26%) E-Commerce
9 55 (8.26%) MVC
10 50 (7.51%) CRM
10 50 (7.51%) Microservices
11 49 (7.36%) Software Delivery
12 47 (7.06%) SDLC
13 45 (6.76%) Mentoring
14 40 (6.01%) ITIL
15 39 (5.86%) User Stories
16 38 (5.71%) ERP
16 38 (5.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 215 (32.28%) Java
2 148 (22.22%) SQL
3 146 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 52 (7.81%) C#
5 43 (6.46%) Python
6 27 (4.05%) Scala
7 19 (2.85%) Apple Swift
7 19 (2.85%) PL/SQL
8 17 (2.55%) Ruby
9 15 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.65%) C
11 10 (1.50%) C++
12 9 (1.35%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.05%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.90%) ES6
14 6 (0.90%) Groovy
14 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.75%) Perl
15 5 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 51 (7.66%) Degree
3 47 (7.06%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.10%) CISSP
5 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.05%) GCIH
7 7 (1.05%) GIAC
8 6 (0.90%) MCSE
9 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.60%) APMP
11 3 (0.45%) CEH
11 3 (0.45%) PMP
11 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.45%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.30%) CISA
12 2 (0.30%) MCITP
12 2 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.01%) QA
2 8 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.75%) SLA
5 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.45%) PMO
6 3 (0.45%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 40 (6.01%) Docker
2 34 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.20%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.95%) Firmware
5 6 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.60%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.45%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.45%) KVM
7 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.45%) vSphere
8 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.30%) vCloud
9 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (4.05%) Ansible
2 20 (3.00%) SCCM
3 16 (2.40%) Puppet
4 15 (2.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 13 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.80%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.60%) MOM
7 4 (0.60%) SCOM
7 4 (0.60%) vMotion
7 4 (0.60%) vRealize
7 4 (0.60%) WSUS
8 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.30%) Nessus
9 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.15%) AppManager
10 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.15%) Nagios
10 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 160 (24.02%) Oracle
2 64 (9.61%) Microsoft
3 40 (6.01%) VMware
4 31 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 26 (3.90%) Adobe
5 26 (3.90%) HP
6 24 (3.60%) Cisco
7 23 (3.45%) SAP
8 21 (3.15%) TIBCO
9 20 (3.00%) ATG
10 16 (2.40%) IBM
10 16 (2.40%) MuleSoft
11 14 (2.10%) F5
11 14 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.80%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.50%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.05%) Informatica
14 7 (1.05%) Splunk
15 5 (0.75%) NetApp
15 5 (0.75%) Siebel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
UBS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negoiable
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago