Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 286 277 307
Rank change year-on-year -9 +30 +13
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 881 939 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.94% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 2.80% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 664 567
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £335 £322 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +172.73% -77.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +172.73% -77.74%

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 32,656 33,502 31,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.07% 33.43% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,503 22,383 20,775
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 987 961 1,129
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +4.68% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.18
% change year-on-year - +4.29% -1.26%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 -20 770 £500 +5.26% 378
UK excluding London +14 532 £450 +12.50% 275
London -61 331 £586 +11.67% 127
South East +1 175 £440 +10.00% 71
Midlands +10 103 £475 +5.56% 49
North of England -20 88 £448 +2.29% 72
West Midlands +11 78 £525 +16.67% 29
Scotland +30 77 £428 +20.85% 14
North West +17 48 £500 -18.03% 35
Yorkshire -42 35 £410 -13.68% 32
East of England -12 34 £500 +37.93% 18
South West -30 30 £525 +29.63% 41
East Midlands +15 25 £450 - 20
Wales +1 16 £505 +68.33% 10
Northern Ireland +23 9 £475 +80.95% 1
North East -10 5 £335 -45.08% 5

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 426 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (26.45%) .NET
3 226 (25.65%) SQL
4 209 (23.72%) C#
5 206 (23.38%) Java
6 188 (21.34%) Finance
7 181 (20.54%) Scrum
8 180 (20.43%) JavaScript
9 169 (19.18%) SQL Server
10 162 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 151 (17.14%) DevOps
12 141 (16.00%) Web Services
13 131 (14.87%) Amazon AWS
14 130 (14.76%) Git (software)
15 121 (13.73%) TDD
16 116 (13.17%) Microservices
17 114 (12.94%) SDLC
18 113 (12.83%) Jenkins
18 113 (12.83%) JIRA
19 112 (12.71%) Microsoft
20 111 (12.60%) SOA
20 111 (12.60%) HTML
21 107 (12.15%) XML
21 107 (12.15%) REST
22 106 (12.03%) .NET Framework
23 105 (11.92%) Windows
24 104 (11.80%) Docker
25 101 (11.46%) Linux
26 98 (11.12%) Banking
27 97 (11.01%) Continuous Integration

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 55 (6.24%) Confluence
2 21 (2.38%) JBoss
3 20 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.04%) Apache Spark
4 18 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 17 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.36%) Mule
8 11 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.14%) Apache
10 9 (1.02%) Skype for Business
10 9 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.91%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.91%) Mule ESB
12 7 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.68%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.68%) CMS
13 6 (0.68%) IIS
14 4 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.34%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.23%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.23%) SAP PLM
4 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.11%) Sonata
5 1 (0.11%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 162 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (14.87%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (4.65%) SaaS
4 34 (3.86%) PaaS
5 30 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (2.72%) IaaS
7 21 (2.38%) Office 365
8 15 (1.70%) OpenShift
9 14 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (1.36%) npm
12 11 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (1.25%) Serverless
13 8 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.79%) Firebase
15 6 (0.68%) Boomi
16 5 (0.57%) GitHub
16 5 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.27%) SSL
2 17 (1.93%) Firewall
3 15 (1.70%) SAN
3 15 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.25%) FTP
5 10 (1.14%) Internet
5 10 (1.14%) WAN
6 9 (1.02%) HTTP
6 9 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (1.02%) SNMP
7 8 (0.91%) Skype
8 7 (0.79%) LAN
9 6 (0.68%) VPN
10 5 (0.57%) SSH
11 4 (0.45%) NAS
12 3 (0.34%) AMQP
12 3 (0.34%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.34%) Extranet
12 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.95%) NoSQL
3 45 (5.11%) MongoDB
4 43 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 32 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 22 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 19 (2.16%) Big Data
8 19 (2.16%) MySQL
9 17 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 13 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.36%) Impala
13 10 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (1.02%) SQLite
15 8 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 130 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 113 (12.83%) Jenkins
2 113 (12.83%) JIRA
3 95 (10.78%) Subversion
4 61 (6.92%) Maven
5 39 (4.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (3.06%) Ant
7 23 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
8 16 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.59%) Gradle
10 13 (1.48%) Bitbucket
10 13 (1.48%) Jasmine
10 13 (1.48%) JUnit
10 13 (1.48%) Selenium
11 12 (1.36%) Mocha
12 10 (1.14%) Apache Ivy
12 10 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.14%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 188 (21.34%) Finance
2 98 (11.12%) Banking
3 55 (6.24%) Front Office
3 55 (6.24%) Investment Banking
4 18 (2.04%) Games
5 17 (1.93%) Financial Institution
5 17 (1.93%) Retail
6 12 (1.36%) Legal
7 11 (1.25%) Back Office
7 11 (1.25%) Law
7 11 (1.25%) Publishing
8 9 (1.02%) Marketing
9 6 (0.68%) Billing
9 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.45%) Advertising
10 4 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 409 (46.42%) Developer
2 123 (13.96%) Architect
3 107 (12.15%) C# Developer
4 103 (11.69%) Java Developer
5 80 (9.08%) .NET Developer
6 62 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 50 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 43 (4.88%) Analyst
9 41 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
10 39 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 39 (4.43%) Senior Java Developer
11 37 (4.20%) Azure Developer
12 28 (3.18%) Consultant
12 28 (3.18%) Project Manager
13 27 (3.06%) Technical Architect
14 26 (2.95%) React Developer
15 25 (2.84%) Full Stack Developer
16 24 (2.72%) Credit Risk Developer
16 24 (2.72%) Market Risk Developer
16 24 (2.72%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (26.45%) .NET
2 141 (16.00%) Web Services
3 111 (12.60%) HTML
4 107 (12.15%) REST
4 107 (12.15%) XML
5 106 (12.03%) .NET Framework
6 91 (10.33%) ASP.NET
6 91 (10.33%) JSON
7 90 (10.22%) CSS
8 76 (8.63%) AngularJS
9 74 (8.40%) SOAP
9 74 (8.40%) Spring
10 71 (8.06%) jQuery
11 64 (7.26%) RESTful
12 58 (6.58%) Middleware
12 58 (6.58%) Node.js
13 50 (5.68%) React
14 49 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 43 (4.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.45%) Fixed Income
2 47 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.54%) Hedge funds
4 34 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (3.52%) User Experience
6 27 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.84%) Credit Risk
7 25 (2.84%) Market Risk
8 22 (2.50%) Virtual Team
9 20 (2.27%) Fintech
10 18 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.70%) Replication
12 14 (1.59%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.48%) Data Centre
14 12 (1.36%) Equities
15 11 (1.25%) iPad
16 10 (1.14%) N-Tier
16 10 (1.14%) Online Games
17 9 (1.02%) Device Driver
17 9 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 105 (11.92%) Windows
2 101 (11.46%) Linux
3 44 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.38%) Unix
6 16 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.59%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.02%) Android
9 7 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.45%) AIX
10 4 (0.45%) CentOS
10 4 (0.45%) Solaris
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.34%) HPUX
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (20.54%) Scrum
3 151 (17.14%) DevOps
4 121 (13.73%) TDD
5 116 (13.17%) Microservices
6 114 (12.94%) SDLC
7 111 (12.60%) SOA
8 97 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
9 94 (10.67%) Integration Testing
10 89 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
11 88 (9.99%) Test Automation
12 82 (9.31%) Kanban
13 81 (9.19%) Test Scripting
14 80 (9.08%) BDD
15 76 (8.63%) MVC
16 72 (8.17%) Technical Analysis
17 68 (7.72%) Project Management
17 68 (7.72%) Software Engineering
18 65 (7.38%) Analytics
19 64 (7.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 226 (25.65%) SQL
2 209 (23.72%) C#
3 206 (23.38%) Java
4 180 (20.43%) JavaScript
5 89 (10.10%) Python
6 59 (6.70%) T-SQL
7 47 (5.33%) Java 8
8 36 (4.09%) Perl
9 32 (3.63%) PowerShell
10 30 (3.41%) Bash Shell
11 26 (2.95%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.61%) PHP
13 22 (2.50%) Scala
14 20 (2.27%) C++
15 17 (1.93%) Ruby
16 15 (1.70%) Go
17 12 (1.36%) VB
18 11 (1.25%) Apple Swift
18 11 (1.25%) Objective-C
18 11 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 74 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 69 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 54 (6.13%) Degree
4 21 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.68%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.57%) RHCE
9 4 (0.45%) MCP
9 4 (0.45%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.34%) ISEB
10 3 (0.34%) MCSA
10 3 (0.34%) PMP
10 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.34%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.23%) APMP
11 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.97%) QA
2 13 (1.48%) SLA
3 9 (1.02%) PMO
4 5 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.57%) GDPR
5 4 (0.45%) HL7
5 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.11%) GAMP
7 1 (0.11%) GMP
7 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 104 (11.80%) Docker
2 39 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.02%) Firmware
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.45%) vSphere
8 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.11%) HDFS
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 52 (5.90%) Ansible
2 35 (3.97%) Puppet
3 30 (3.41%) Kubernetes
4 27 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.84%) Terraform
6 22 (2.50%) SCCM
6 22 (2.50%) ZABBIX
7 14 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 14 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (1.14%) Consul
9 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.57%) Mesos
10 5 (0.57%) SELinux
11 4 (0.45%) MOM
12 3 (0.34%) CA Endevor
12 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.34%) OMEGAMON
12 3 (0.34%) Salt
12 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 112 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.31%) Oracle
3 35 (3.97%) Red Hat
4 33 (3.75%) SAP
5 30 (3.41%) Google
6 21 (2.38%) Tableau
7 19 (2.16%) Atlassian
7 19 (2.16%) VMware
8 12 (1.36%) HP
8 12 (1.36%) MuleSoft
8 12 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.14%) Cisco
9 10 (1.14%) Informatica
10 9 (1.02%) Sybase
11 8 (0.91%) Alteryx
11 8 (0.91%) Dell
11 8 (0.91%) IBM
11 8 (0.91%) Workday
12 7 (0.79%) Cloudera
13 6 (0.68%) Twitter