Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 304 289
Rank change year-on-year +38 -15 +57
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 972 721 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.85% 2.37% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 424 607
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £300
90th Percentile £637 £603 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +6.64% +5.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 6
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -34.12% -
10th Percentile £25.41 £11.00 £25.03
90th Percentile £54.25 £95.00 £49.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +263.64% -72.50% -

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 34,097 30,448 35,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.83% 33.75% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,347 19,754 23,182
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £635 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,062 1,075 1,191
UK median hourly rate £21.95 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.75% -4.76% +17.55%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.27% -11.90% +20.00%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Top 15 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 May 2018. 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 +40 867 £475 +5.56% 312
UK excluding London +60 551 £450 +6.64% 239
London -8 395 £525 +8.25% 105
South East +10 153 £450 - 56
North of England +28 133 £400 - 78
Midlands +69 115 £488 +2.63% 31
West Midlands +53 94 £500 - 23
Scotland -9 76 £375 - 27
Yorkshire +12 67 £375 -1.32% 33
North West +24 64 £443 -1.67% 40
East of England -12 35 £463 +2.78% 21
South West +12 33 £325 -23.53% 21
East Midlands +17 20 £400 -11.11% 8
Northern Ireland 0 6 £525 +90.91% 3
North East -7 4 £475 +21.41% 5

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 479 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (32.30%) Java
3 253 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 250 (25.72%) SQL
5 248 (25.51%) .NET
6 244 (25.10%) Web Services
7 236 (24.28%) TDD
8 209 (21.50%) HTML
8 209 (21.50%) C#
9 201 (20.68%) Git (software)
10 194 (19.96%) Oracle
11 191 (19.65%) BDD
12 183 (18.83%) Scrum
13 175 (18.00%) Linux
14 173 (17.80%) SQL Server
14 173 (17.80%) Finance
15 168 (17.28%) Jenkins
16 162 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 161 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
18 154 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
18 154 (15.84%) CSS
19 153 (15.74%) Microsoft
20 142 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
21 140 (14.40%) Test Automation
22 133 (13.68%) Spring
23 129 (13.27%) DevOps
24 125 (12.86%) REST
25 122 (12.55%) MVC
26 121 (12.45%) Python
26 121 (12.45%) RESTful

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 74 (7.61%) Confluence
2 48 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 47 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 42 (4.32%) JBoss
5 41 (4.22%) WebLogic
6 39 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (3.91%) WebSphere
8 33 (3.40%) Apache
9 31 (3.19%) GlassFish
10 30 (3.09%) Liferay
11 23 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 22 (2.26%) SharePoint
13 21 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
15 11 (1.13%) Apache Spark
15 11 (1.13%) nginx
16 10 (1.03%) GemFire
16 10 (1.03%) MS Exchange
17 9 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.62%) InVision
5 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.31%) UXPin
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) Flinto
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.31%) Siebel CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Maximo
4 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.10%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 161 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (2.78%) PaaS
5 24 (2.47%) SaaS
6 17 (1.75%) npm
7 16 (1.65%) GitHub
8 15 (1.54%) Office 365
9 12 (1.23%) Serverless
9 12 (1.23%) Yarn
10 11 (1.13%) IaaS
10 11 (1.13%) Slack
11 10 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 6 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.26%) HTTP
1 22 (2.26%) Internet
2 16 (1.65%) Firewall
2 16 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.13%) HTTPS
3 11 (1.13%) SAN
4 9 (0.93%) SSL
5 8 (0.82%) DNS
5 8 (0.82%) Skype
5 8 (0.82%) tcpdump
5 8 (0.82%) Wireshark
6 7 (0.72%) NAS
6 7 (0.72%) WAN
7 6 (0.62%) LAN
7 6 (0.62%) VPN
8 5 (0.51%) Network Security
9 4 (0.41%) DHCP
9 4 (0.41%) FTP
9 4 (0.41%) SMTP
10 3 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 90 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 76 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
4 67 (6.89%) Oracle Database
5 60 (6.17%) MySQL
6 48 (4.94%) RDBMS
7 44 (4.53%) NoSQL
8 42 (4.32%) MongoDB
9 36 (3.70%) Big Data
10 28 (2.88%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 18 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.54%) Endeca
13 14 (1.44%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.44%) HBase
13 14 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.23%) DB2
15 10 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 201 (20.68%) Git (software)
2 168 (17.28%) Jenkins
3 98 (10.08%) JIRA
4 66 (6.79%) Subversion
5 61 (6.28%) Maven
5 61 (6.28%) Selenium
6 48 (4.94%) JUnit
7 36 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 34 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (3.29%) Mockito
10 26 (2.67%) Eclipse
10 26 (2.67%) Gradle
10 26 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
11 25 (2.57%) Cucumber
12 21 (2.16%) Ant
13 20 (2.06%) SonarQube
14 19 (1.95%) IntelliJ
14 19 (1.95%) Jasmine
14 19 (1.95%) ReSharper
14 19 (1.95%) SoapUI
General
1 173 (17.80%) Finance
2 56 (5.76%) Banking
3 27 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 25 (2.57%) Retail
5 17 (1.75%) Back Office
6 15 (1.54%) Games
6 15 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.34%) Law
8 12 (1.23%) Legal
9 10 (1.03%) Front Office
9 10 (1.03%) Marketing
10 9 (0.93%) Advertising
10 9 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.51%) French Language
12 5 (0.51%) German Language
13 4 (0.41%) Billing
14 3 (0.31%) Electronics
15 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 474 (48.77%) Developer
2 154 (15.84%) Architect
3 147 (15.12%) Java Developer
4 112 (11.52%) .NET Developer
5 77 (7.92%) C# Developer
6 62 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 51 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
8 47 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
9 46 (4.73%) Analyst
10 41 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 39 (4.01%) Project Manager
12 38 (3.91%) Azure Developer
13 35 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
13 35 (3.60%) Technical Architect
14 31 (3.19%) Consultant
15 30 (3.09%) Integration Developer
16 26 (2.67%) Senior .NET Developer
17 25 (2.57%) Designer
18 24 (2.47%) Oracle Developer
19 23 (2.37%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (25.51%) .NET
2 244 (25.10%) Web Services
3 209 (21.50%) HTML
4 162 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 154 (15.84%) CSS
6 133 (13.68%) Spring
7 125 (12.86%) REST
8 121 (12.45%) RESTful
9 109 (11.21%) .NET Framework
9 109 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 88 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 83 (8.54%) XML
12 80 (8.23%) AngularJS
13 79 (8.13%) Middleware
14 72 (7.41%) HTML5
15 70 (7.20%) SOAP
16 67 (6.89%) J2EE
17 56 (5.76%) Spring Boot
18 53 (5.45%) Node.js
19 52 (5.35%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (7.51%) User Experience
3 60 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (4.22%) iPad
5 37 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 32 (3.29%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.57%) Public Cloud
9 22 (2.26%) Client/Server
10 21 (2.16%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.95%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.65%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.65%) Social Media
13 14 (1.44%) Equities
14 13 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
15 11 (1.13%) Linked Data
16 10 (1.03%) Data Centre
16 10 (1.03%) Mainframe
16 10 (1.03%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 175 (18.00%) Linux
2 114 (11.73%) Windows
3 99 (10.19%) Unix
4 48 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (2.57%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.03%) Android
7 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.51%) CentOS
8 5 (0.51%) Debian
9 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.31%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.10%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.10%) VMS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (24.28%) TDD
3 191 (19.65%) BDD
4 183 (18.83%) Scrum
5 154 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
6 140 (14.40%) Test Automation
7 129 (13.27%) DevOps
8 122 (12.55%) MVC
9 109 (11.21%) Microservices
10 106 (10.91%) SOA
11 96 (9.88%) Kanban
12 87 (8.95%) SDLC
13 78 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
14 77 (7.92%) Software Engineering
15 76 (7.82%) Unit Testing
16 75 (7.72%) E-Commerce
17 61 (6.28%) Project Management
18 60 (6.17%) OO
19 55 (5.66%) Open Source
20 53 (5.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 314 (32.30%) Java
2 253 (26.03%) JavaScript
3 250 (25.72%) SQL
4 209 (21.50%) C#
5 121 (12.45%) Python
6 58 (5.97%) Java 8
7 51 (5.25%) Perl
8 47 (4.84%) PL/SQL
9 39 (4.01%) T-SQL
10 38 (3.91%) VB.NET
11 34 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 32 (3.29%) Shell Script
13 29 (2.98%) Scala
14 28 (2.88%) Bash Shell
15 27 (2.78%) PHP
16 25 (2.57%) VB
17 19 (1.95%) C++
18 17 (1.75%) Ruby
19 16 (1.65%) TypeScript
20 15 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 63 (6.48%) Degree
2 39 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.23%) PMP
7 11 (1.13%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.82%) CCNP
9 8 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.82%) CISSP
10 6 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.62%) CISA
10 6 (0.62%) CISM
10 6 (0.62%) CRISC
11 5 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.41%) MCSE
13 3 (0.31%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (8.33%) QA
2 22 (2.26%) GDPR
3 15 (1.54%) SLA
4 13 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.41%) PMO
7 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 85 (8.74%) Docker
2 38 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.41%) KVM
5 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.31%) XenApp
7 2 (0.21%) HDFS
7 2 (0.21%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.10%) vCloud
8 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.10%) vSphere
8 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 75 (7.72%) Ansible
2 59 (6.07%) Puppet
3 42 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (3.50%) Kubernetes
5 31 (3.19%) HP ALM
6 23 (2.37%) Terraform
7 20 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (1.23%) Kibana
9 11 (1.13%) CA Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.93%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.82%) Consul
12 7 (0.72%) logstash
13 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.51%) vRealize
14 4 (0.41%) Packer
14 4 (0.41%) SCCM
14 4 (0.41%) vMotion
15 3 (0.31%) Oozie
15 3 (0.31%) Rsyslog
15 3 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 194 (19.96%) Oracle
2 153 (15.74%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.81%) Red Hat
4 35 (3.60%) HP
5 32 (3.29%) IBM
5 32 (3.29%) SAP
6 28 (2.88%) MuleSoft
7 26 (2.67%) Atlassian
8 23 (2.37%) CA
8 23 (2.37%) VMware
9 18 (1.85%) Google
10 16 (1.65%) Splunk
11 15 (1.54%) ATG
11 15 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.34%) Capita
13 11 (1.13%) Cisco
13 11 (1.13%) Informatica
14 9 (0.93%) Dell
14 9 (0.93%) ServiceNow
14 9 (0.93%) Tableau