Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 269 287 301
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14 0
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 825 950 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.92% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 2.84% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 677 617
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.69%
10th Percentile £358 £319 £319
90th Percentile £638 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -14.63% -4.65%
10th Percentile £32.17 £20.85 £18.90
90th Percentile £82.50 £63.85 £55.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -0.53%

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 26,193 33,447 33,537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.25% 32.39% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,618 21,845 22,054
UK median daily rate £470 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £261 £275 £263
90th Percentile £670 £655 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,054 1,046 1,011
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.07 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +17.55% -2.26% -2.80%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +48 767 £500 - 240
UK excluding London -9 429 £450 - 191
London +70 371 £550 - 75
South East +4 122 £433 -1.70% 49
North of England +3 85 £450 - 47
Midlands +32 77 £425 -15.00% 24
South West +46 72 £450 -16.28% 21
West Midlands +21 65 £425 -19.05% 12
North West +2 46 £460 +2.51% 32
Scotland -22 41 £463 +5.71% 18
East of England +15 27 £500 +17.65% 24
North East +38 20 £455 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire -15 19 £420 -5.35% 14
East Midlands +21 12 £400 -15.79% 12
Wales +18 5 £475 -13.64% 5
Northern Ireland -16 2 £475 - 3

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 388 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (30.91%) Azure
3 236 (28.61%) Java
4 225 (27.27%) .NET
5 222 (26.91%) C#
6 204 (24.73%) JavaScript
7 203 (24.61%) SQL
8 201 (24.36%) Finance
9 182 (22.06%) Microsoft
10 174 (21.09%) Microservices
11 159 (19.27%) DevOps
12 145 (17.58%) Scrum
13 141 (17.09%) TDD
14 138 (16.73%) AWS
15 134 (16.24%) Windows
16 128 (15.52%) Web Services
17 125 (15.15%) SQL Server
17 125 (15.15%) REST
18 122 (14.79%) Python
19 120 (14.55%) Docker
20 109 (13.21%) CSS
20 109 (13.21%) Active Directory
21 105 (12.73%) Git (software)
22 100 (12.12%) React
23 97 (11.76%) AngularJS
24 95 (11.52%) HTML
25 92 (11.15%) Serverless
26 90 (10.91%) ASP.NET
27 86 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
28 82 (9.94%) SDLC

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 32 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.79%) Confluence
3 17 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (1.94%) CMS
5 14 (1.70%) IIS
5 14 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.21%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.09%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.97%) JBoss
9 6 (0.73%) Anypoint
9 6 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.73%) nginx
9 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.61%) Apache
10 5 (0.61%) Jetty
10 5 (0.61%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) InVision
6 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.61%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.24%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.24%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.24%) SAP PLM
4 2 (0.24%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Quorum
5 1 (0.12%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 255 (30.91%) Azure
2 138 (16.73%) AWS
3 92 (11.15%) Serverless
4 73 (8.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 60 (7.27%) Office 365
5 60 (7.27%) SaaS
6 54 (6.55%) PaaS
7 42 (5.09%) IaaS
8 35 (4.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (4.12%) Azure Functions
10 27 (3.27%) Power Platform
11 25 (3.03%) OpenShift
12 24 (2.91%) GCP
13 23 (2.79%) GitHub
14 21 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
16 12 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (1.45%) Azure Stack
17 8 (0.97%) Boomi
18 7 (0.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.76%) Internet
2 24 (2.91%) Firewall
3 22 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.30%) DNS
5 18 (2.18%) HTTP
6 17 (2.06%) SAN
7 15 (1.82%) VPN
8 13 (1.58%) NAS
8 13 (1.58%) Reverse Proxy
9 12 (1.45%) Skype
10 8 (0.97%) WAN
11 7 (0.85%) LAN
12 5 (0.61%) DHCP
12 5 (0.61%) Intranet
12 5 (0.61%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.48%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.36%) Network Security
14 3 (0.36%) VLAN
15 2 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
15 2 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 38 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.27%) NoSQL
5 25 (3.03%) Power BI
6 24 (2.91%) Cosmos DB
7 22 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.82%) MySQL
8 15 (1.82%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.58%) Big Data
10 13 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.58%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.21%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 105 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 63 (7.64%) Jenkins
3 48 (5.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 45 (5.45%) JIRA
5 40 (4.85%) Visual Studio
6 36 (4.36%) Maven
7 23 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (2.67%) Bitbucket
9 18 (2.18%) Gradle
10 17 (2.06%) GitLab
11 16 (1.94%) JIRA Agile
12 14 (1.70%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.58%) Selenium
14 12 (1.45%) Moq
15 11 (1.33%) JMeter
15 11 (1.33%) JUnit
16 10 (1.21%) Mockito
17 9 (1.09%) Ant
17 9 (1.09%) Artifactory
18 7 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 201 (24.36%) Finance
2 37 (4.48%) Public Sector
3 25 (3.03%) Banking
3 25 (3.03%) Marketing
4 20 (2.42%) Front Office
5 18 (2.18%) Retail
6 15 (1.82%) Back Office
7 9 (1.09%) Games
8 8 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.85%) Law
9 7 (0.85%) Publishing
10 6 (0.73%) Advertising
10 6 (0.73%) Legal
11 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
13 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 322 (39.03%) Developer
2 119 (14.42%) Architect
3 86 (10.42%) .NET Developer
4 70 (8.48%) Java Developer
5 66 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 64 (7.76%) C# Developer
7 57 (6.91%) Consultant
8 52 (6.30%) React Developer
9 46 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
10 45 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 44 (5.33%) Azure Engineer
12 42 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
13 32 (3.88%) Analyst
13 32 (3.88%) Lead Developer
13 32 (3.88%) Technical Leader
14 30 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
15 28 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
16 24 (2.91%) Technical Architect
17 22 (2.67%) Azure DevOps
18 20 (2.42%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (27.27%) .NET
2 128 (15.52%) Web Services
3 125 (15.15%) REST
4 109 (13.21%) CSS
5 100 (12.12%) React
6 97 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 95 (11.52%) HTML
8 90 (10.91%) ASP.NET
9 77 (9.33%) .NET Framework
10 69 (8.36%) Spring
11 66 (8.00%) .NET Core
11 66 (8.00%) XML
12 65 (7.88%) JSON
13 56 (6.79%) ASP.NET Web API
14 54 (6.55%) Node.js
15 47 (5.70%) Redux
16 46 (5.58%) Spring Boot
17 44 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 41 (4.97%) SOAP
19 40 (4.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.15%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.15%) User Experience
4 23 (2.79%) Public Cloud
5 22 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 20 (2.42%) Replication
7 19 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.94%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.82%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.70%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.33%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.97%) Reinsurance
14 7 (0.85%) Online Games
14 7 (0.85%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.73%) SWIFT
16 5 (0.61%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.61%) Derivative
16 5 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 5 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 134 (16.24%) Windows
2 72 (8.73%) Linux
3 40 (4.85%) Windows 10
4 36 (4.36%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.55%) Unix
6 17 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.06%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.45%) Android
9 8 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.73%) Solaris
11 3 (0.36%) VMS
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (21.09%) Microservices
3 159 (19.27%) DevOps
4 145 (17.58%) Scrum
5 141 (17.09%) TDD
6 86 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (9.94%) SDLC
8 79 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
9 78 (9.45%) Kanban
10 74 (8.97%) MVC
11 72 (8.73%) BDD
12 59 (7.15%) Migration
13 54 (6.55%) Test Automation
14 53 (6.42%) SOA
14 53 (6.42%) Unit Testing
15 50 (6.06%) Analytics
15 50 (6.06%) Software Engineering
16 48 (5.82%) OO
17 43 (5.21%) CRM
17 43 (5.21%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 236 (28.61%) Java
2 222 (26.91%) C#
3 204 (24.73%) JavaScript
4 203 (24.61%) SQL
5 122 (14.79%) Python
6 59 (7.15%) PowerShell
7 37 (4.48%) T-SQL
7 37 (4.48%) TypeScript
8 25 (3.03%) Go
9 23 (2.79%) Bash Shell
10 22 (2.67%) Java 8
11 18 (2.18%) C
12 17 (2.06%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.82%) ES6
14 14 (1.70%) PHP
15 12 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.33%) Ruby
17 9 (1.09%) C++
18 7 (0.85%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.73%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 67 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 60 (7.27%) Degree
2 60 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.94%) AWS Certification
4 16 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.48%) ISEB
7 4 (0.48%) MCP
7 4 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.48%) SANS
8 3 (0.36%) GIAC
8 3 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.36%) MCSA
8 3 (0.36%) OSCP
8 3 (0.36%) PMP
9 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.48%) QA
2 15 (1.82%) SLA
3 6 (0.73%) GDPR
4 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.48%) PMO
6 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) GxP
8 1 (0.12%) NIST
8 1 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 120 (14.55%) Docker
2 109 (13.21%) Active Directory
3 32 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.58%) XenApp
5 9 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 6 (0.73%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.24%) NDS
10 2 (0.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.12%) HDFS
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (7.03%) Kubernetes
2 57 (6.91%) Ansible
3 45 (5.45%) Puppet
4 42 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (4.61%) Microsoft Intune
6 31 (3.76%) Terraform
7 29 (3.52%) SCCM
8 16 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.73%) Consul
9 6 (0.73%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.61%) Grafana
10 5 (0.61%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.61%) Istio
10 5 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.61%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.61%) Salt
11 3 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 182 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.42%) Oracle
3 43 (5.21%) VMware
4 32 (3.88%) Citrix
5 27 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (3.27%) SAP
6 22 (2.67%) Google
6 22 (2.67%) Xamarin
7 20 (2.42%) Cisco
8 16 (1.94%) Dell
9 14 (1.70%) Adobe
9 14 (1.70%) MuleSoft
9 14 (1.70%) NetApp
10 13 (1.58%) Zscaler
11 12 (1.45%) Apple
12 10 (1.21%) Proofpoint
13 9 (1.09%) HP
14 8 (0.97%) EMC
15 7 (0.85%) Sybase
16 6 (0.73%) IBM