Period
to 23 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 281 294 272
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22 +34
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 657 889 944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.89% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 2.77% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 627 673
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £360 £348 £325
90th Percentile £650 £668 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 9
UK median hourly rate £50.50 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.33% - +172.73%
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.58 £22.53
90th Percentile £82.50 £60.08 £51.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +68.33% - +172.73%

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 22,593 32,055 33,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.20% 32.16% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,241 20,891 22,007
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £258
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,008 1,002 987
UK median hourly rate £24.25 £20.38 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.99% -2.98% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.00 £11.35
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £48.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% - +2.28%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +31 604 £500 - 263
UK excluding London -19 343 £450 - 221
London +79 298 £550 -5.17% 88
North of England +50 103 £430 -4.44% 63
South East -17 84 £475 +7.95% 57
North West +21 46 £450 -10.00% 42
Midlands -8 44 £425 -9.57% 19
Scotland -6 43 £505 +17.44% 29
South West +27 42 £433 -17.62% 15
North East +39 32 £430 +28.36% 4
West Midlands +4 32 £425 -19.05% 10
Yorkshire +39 25 £423 +0.60% 17
East of England +28 25 £500 - 21
East Midlands +23 12 £393 -12.78% 9
Wales +15 2 £475 -5.94% 14
Northern Ireland -1 1 £450 -5.26% 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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.

1 294 (44.75%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (29.53%) Java
3 193 (29.38%) Azure
4 165 (25.11%) .NET
5 159 (24.20%) JavaScript
6 155 (23.59%) C#
7 149 (22.68%) Finance
8 144 (21.92%) SQL
9 141 (21.46%) Microsoft
10 140 (21.31%) DevOps
10 140 (21.31%) Microservices
11 119 (18.11%) AWS
12 114 (17.35%) Web Services
13 113 (17.20%) Scrum
14 111 (16.89%) TDD
15 110 (16.74%) Windows
16 108 (16.44%) Docker
17 100 (15.22%) Git (software)
18 92 (14.00%) REST
19 83 (12.63%) Python
20 79 (12.02%) SQL Server
20 79 (12.02%) Active Directory
21 78 (11.87%) CSS
22 76 (11.57%) Spring
23 74 (11.26%) SaaS
24 73 (11.11%) HTML
25 72 (10.96%) Serverless
26 70 (10.65%) AngularJS
27 68 (10.35%) Problem-Solving
28 67 (10.20%) React

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 17 (2.59%) Confluence
2 16 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 14 (2.13%) CMS
3 14 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.83%) Anypoint
5 12 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.37%) IIS
7 9 (1.37%) JBoss
8 7 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.91%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.91%) nginx
9 6 (0.91%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.61%) Appian
11 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.46%) Apache
12 3 (0.46%) Mendix
Applications
1 24 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.15%) InVision
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 16 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.91%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.61%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.30%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.15%) Quorum
5 1 (0.15%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 193 (29.38%) Azure
2 119 (18.11%) AWS
3 74 (11.26%) SaaS
4 72 (10.96%) Serverless
5 50 (7.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 50 (7.61%) Office 365
5 50 (7.61%) PaaS
6 41 (6.24%) IaaS
7 34 (5.18%) Azure Functions
8 28 (4.26%) GitHub
9 27 (4.11%) Power Platform
10 26 (3.96%) GCP
11 18 (2.74%) OpenShift
12 17 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (1.67%) Azure Stack
15 9 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (1.22%) Apigee
16 8 (1.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.65%) Firewall
2 21 (3.20%) Internet
3 18 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.44%) DNS
5 14 (2.13%) VPN
6 13 (1.98%) HTTP
7 12 (1.83%) SAN
8 11 (1.67%) NAS
8 11 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (1.22%) Skype
10 7 (1.07%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.07%) Network Security
11 6 (0.91%) LAN
11 6 (0.91%) WAN
11 6 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.76%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.61%) DHCP
14 2 (0.30%) DMZ
14 2 (0.30%) FTP
14 2 (0.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 31 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.11%) Power BI
5 22 (3.35%) Cosmos DB
5 22 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (3.20%) MySQL
7 20 (3.04%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.22%) Big Data
11 8 (1.22%) Redis
12 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.91%) SQLite
13 5 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.76%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.76%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 100 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 64 (9.74%) Jenkins
3 49 (7.46%) Maven
4 45 (6.85%) JIRA
5 36 (5.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 32 (4.87%) Visual Studio
7 21 (3.20%) Gradle
8 18 (2.74%) Bitbucket
8 18 (2.74%) JIRA Agile
9 15 (2.28%) Ant
9 15 (2.28%) GitLab
10 14 (2.13%) JMeter
11 13 (1.98%) JUnit
11 13 (1.98%) Mockito
11 13 (1.98%) Moq
12 12 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (1.67%) git-flow
14 10 (1.52%) Artifactory
15 8 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 149 (22.68%) Finance
2 31 (4.72%) Banking
3 28 (4.26%) Marketing
4 24 (3.65%) Public Sector
5 18 (2.74%) Front Office
6 10 (1.52%) Back Office
6 10 (1.52%) Retail
7 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.91%) Games
8 6 (0.91%) Publishing
9 5 (0.76%) Legal
9 5 (0.76%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Automotive
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 270 (41.10%) Developer
2 109 (16.59%) Architect
3 72 (10.96%) Java Developer
4 71 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 50 (7.61%) C# Developer
6 48 (7.31%) Senior Developer
7 38 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
8 33 (5.02%) React Developer
9 31 (4.72%) Consultant
9 31 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
10 30 (4.57%) Azure Engineer
11 29 (4.41%) Analyst
11 29 (4.41%) Lead Developer
12 27 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
14 20 (3.04%) Enterprise Architect
15 18 (2.74%) Technical Architect
16 17 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
16 17 (2.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (25.11%) .NET
2 114 (17.35%) Web Services
3 92 (14.00%) REST
4 78 (11.87%) CSS
5 76 (11.57%) Spring
6 73 (11.11%) HTML
7 70 (10.65%) AngularJS
8 67 (10.20%) React
9 65 (9.89%) ASP.NET
10 62 (9.44%) XML
11 58 (8.83%) JSON
12 51 (7.76%) .NET Core
13 45 (6.85%) Spring Boot
14 43 (6.54%) .NET Framework
15 41 (6.24%) RESTful
16 39 (5.94%) Node.js
17 37 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 36 (5.48%) SOAP
19 28 (4.26%) HTML5
19 28 (4.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (4.11%) User Experience
4 23 (3.50%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.50%) Public Cloud
5 18 (2.74%) Replication
6 17 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.13%) Cloud Native
8 13 (1.98%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.67%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.67%) iPad
10 10 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.37%) PKI
12 8 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.07%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.07%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
15 5 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (16.74%) Windows
2 61 (9.28%) Linux
3 36 (5.48%) Windows 10
4 30 (4.57%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.89%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.28%) Android
8 13 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.22%) Unix
10 5 (0.76%) Solaris
11 4 (0.61%) VMS
12 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (44.75%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (21.31%) DevOps
2 140 (21.31%) Microservices
3 113 (17.20%) Scrum
4 111 (16.89%) TDD
5 68 (10.35%) Problem-Solving
6 67 (10.20%) SDLC
7 58 (8.83%) Kanban
8 57 (8.68%) Test Automation
9 56 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (8.07%) MVC
11 49 (7.46%) SOA
12 48 (7.31%) Software Engineering
13 46 (7.00%) CRM
14 41 (6.24%) Analytics
14 41 (6.24%) BDD
14 41 (6.24%) Migration
14 41 (6.24%) OO
15 40 (6.09%) Architectural Design
15 40 (6.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 194 (29.53%) Java
2 159 (24.20%) JavaScript
3 155 (23.59%) C#
4 144 (21.92%) SQL
5 83 (12.63%) Python
6 46 (7.00%) PowerShell
7 29 (4.41%) TypeScript
8 26 (3.96%) T-SQL
9 25 (3.81%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.20%) Go
11 16 (2.44%) Java 8
12 15 (2.28%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.28%) C
12 15 (2.28%) PHP
13 13 (1.98%) Kotlin
14 10 (1.52%) C++
15 8 (1.22%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.07%) Apex Code
16 7 (1.07%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 51 (7.76%) Degree
3 48 (7.31%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.76%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.61%) MCP
8 4 (0.61%) SANS
9 3 (0.46%) GIAC
9 3 (0.46%) ISEB
9 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.46%) OSCP
9 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.30%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.63%) QA
2 20 (3.04%) SLA
3 8 (1.22%) PMO
4 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.61%) RMADS
5 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.30%) GDPR
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) GxP
6 1 (0.15%) NIST
6 1 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 108 (16.44%) Docker
2 79 (12.02%) Active Directory
3 36 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.52%) XenApp
5 8 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.61%) vSphere
8 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.30%) NDS
9 2 (0.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 57 (8.68%) Kubernetes
2 55 (8.37%) Ansible
3 37 (5.63%) Puppet
4 35 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (4.72%) Terraform
6 30 (4.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 24 (3.65%) SCCM
8 8 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.91%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.76%) Grafana
10 5 (0.76%) Istio
10 5 (0.76%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.76%) Salt
11 4 (0.61%) Consul
12 3 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.46%) SCOM
12 3 (0.46%) WSUS
12 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 141 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.70%) Oracle
2 44 (6.70%) VMware
3 29 (4.41%) Citrix
4 28 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (3.81%) MuleSoft
6 24 (3.65%) SAP
6 24 (3.65%) Xamarin
7 19 (2.89%) Google
8 16 (2.44%) Cisco
9 15 (2.28%) Apple
10 14 (2.13%) Dell
10 14 (2.13%) NetApp
11 12 (1.83%) Adobe
12 8 (1.22%) EMC
12 8 (1.22%) Zscaler
13 7 (1.07%) Proofpoint
14 6 (0.91%) AppDynamics
14 6 (0.91%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.76%) IBM