Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 300 287
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 +37
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 948 895 946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.87% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 2.53% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 630 675
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £319 £320 £300
90th Percentile £675 £639 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £417 £388
% change year-on-year +8.04% +7.48% -7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -4.65% -13.84%
10th Percentile £20.85 £18.90 £29.55
90th Percentile £63.85 £55.10 £45.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.19
% change year-on-year - -0.53% -29.63%

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 35,106 35,388 36,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.04% 34.41% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,116 23,405 23,651
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.04%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,070 1,075 1,251
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.24% +0.60% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.67
% change year-on-year - -3.22% +11.58%

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 17 November 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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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 -6 816 £500 +11.11% 303
UK excluding London +26 573 £450 +8.04% 223
London -13 360 £550 +10.00% 108
South East +10 170 £440 +10.00% 72
North of England -8 120 £450 -5.26% 65
Midlands +3 94 £500 +11.11% 27
Scotland +33 84 £438 +23.67% 20
West Midlands +11 79 £513 +13.89% 21
Yorkshire -7 67 £450 -18.18% 35
North West +2 51 £449 -26.43% 26
East of England -20 46 £425 +9.68% 12
Northern Ireland +48 24 £475 +80.95% 2
South West -35 21 £538 +45.76% 19
East Midlands -2 15 £475 +15.85% 6
Wales -3 14 £550 +83.33% 6
North East -14 2 £525 -13.93% 4

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 511 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (28.90%) SQL
3 262 (27.64%) Java
4 249 (26.27%) .NET
5 229 (24.16%) JavaScript
6 224 (23.63%) C#
7 199 (20.99%) Finance
8 196 (20.68%) Scrum
9 195 (20.57%) SQL Server
10 172 (18.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 156 (16.46%) HTML
12 148 (15.61%) DevOps
13 147 (15.51%) Web Services
14 144 (15.19%) Microsoft
15 141 (14.87%) TDD
16 139 (14.66%) Git (software)
17 136 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
18 133 (14.03%) XML
19 127 (13.40%) CSS
19 127 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
20 126 (13.29%) Microservices
21 124 (13.08%) ASP.NET
22 114 (12.03%) Python
23 111 (11.71%) Windows
23 111 (11.71%) REST
24 105 (11.08%) Docker
25 104 (10.97%) Jenkins
25 104 (10.97%) JIRA
25 104 (10.97%) .NET Framework
26 102 (10.76%) Problem-Solving

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 49 (5.17%) Confluence
2 28 (2.95%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.85%) WebSphere
4 24 (2.53%) JBoss
5 23 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (1.37%) SharePoint
10 10 (1.05%) CMS
11 9 (0.95%) Anypoint
11 9 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.84%) Apache
12 8 (0.84%) Mule
13 7 (0.74%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.74%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.63%) ArcGIS
14 6 (0.63%) IIS
14 6 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.32%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.21%) SAP PLM
5 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 172 (18.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (4.54%) SaaS
4 36 (3.80%) PaaS
5 28 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (2.53%) IaaS
7 21 (2.22%) Office 365
8 18 (1.90%) OpenShift
9 17 (1.79%) Boomi
10 15 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
10 15 (1.58%) Serverless
11 13 (1.37%) Apigee
11 13 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (1.16%) npm
13 10 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
17 6 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.79%) Firewall
3 16 (1.69%) SAN
4 14 (1.48%) SSL
5 12 (1.27%) HTTP
6 10 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (1.05%) WAN
7 9 (0.95%) FTP
7 9 (0.95%) Internet
7 9 (0.95%) SNMP
8 8 (0.84%) SSH
9 7 (0.74%) Skype
9 7 (0.74%) VPN
10 6 (0.63%) LAN
10 6 (0.63%) Network Security
11 4 (0.42%) Intranet
12 3 (0.32%) DMZ
12 3 (0.32%) Extranet
12 3 (0.32%) PPTP
12 3 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.65%) NoSQL
3 62 (6.54%) MongoDB
4 46 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 45 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (3.69%) MySQL
7 33 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (3.48%) Hadoop
8 26 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 22 (2.32%) Big Data
10 20 (2.11%) Impala
10 20 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.79%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.84%) Redis
16 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 139 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 104 (10.97%) Jenkins
2 104 (10.97%) JIRA
3 92 (9.70%) Subversion
4 51 (5.38%) Maven
5 36 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (2.53%) Ant
7 21 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 20 (2.11%) Selenium
8 20 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 16 (1.69%) Jasmine
11 14 (1.48%) Bitbucket
11 14 (1.48%) Visual Studio
12 13 (1.37%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.27%) Mocha
14 10 (1.05%) Gradle
14 10 (1.05%) JUnit
14 10 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.95%) Apache Ivy
General
1 199 (20.99%) Finance
2 100 (10.55%) Banking
3 58 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 36 (3.80%) Front Office
5 31 (3.27%) Games
6 30 (3.16%) Retail
7 18 (1.90%) Back Office
8 15 (1.58%) Marketing
9 10 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.05%) Legal
10 6 (0.63%) Advertising
10 6 (0.63%) Billing
10 6 (0.63%) Law
11 5 (0.53%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.42%) Publishing
12 4 (0.42%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.21%) Local Government
13 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 449 (47.36%) Developer
2 126 (13.29%) Architect
3 115 (12.13%) Java Developer
4 104 (10.97%) C# Developer
5 100 (10.55%) .NET Developer
6 57 (6.01%) Senior Developer
7 52 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 45 (4.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (4.43%) Analyst
10 39 (4.11%) Project Manager
11 37 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
12 33 (3.48%) Consultant
13 30 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
13 30 (3.16%) Software Engineer
14 29 (3.06%) Azure Developer
15 27 (2.85%) Credit Risk Developer
15 27 (2.85%) Market Risk Developer
16 26 (2.74%) C# WCF Developer
16 26 (2.74%) Technical Architect
16 26 (2.74%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (26.27%) .NET
2 156 (16.46%) HTML
3 147 (15.51%) Web Services
4 133 (14.03%) XML
5 127 (13.40%) CSS
6 124 (13.08%) ASP.NET
7 111 (11.71%) REST
8 104 (10.97%) .NET Framework
9 99 (10.44%) JSON
10 84 (8.86%) AngularJS
11 80 (8.44%) Spring
12 78 (8.23%) SOAP
13 77 (8.12%) RESTful
14 73 (7.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 70 (7.38%) jQuery
16 64 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 61 (6.43%) Middleware
18 60 (6.33%) Node.js
19 57 (6.01%) HTML5
20 46 (4.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.33%) Fixed Income
2 54 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.90%) User Experience
5 32 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (2.95%) Credit Risk
6 28 (2.95%) Market Risk
7 24 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (2.00%) Replication
10 18 (1.90%) Fintech
10 18 (1.90%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.79%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.79%) Equities
12 15 (1.58%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.37%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.16%) Online Games
15 10 (1.05%) iPad
15 10 (1.05%) PMI
15 10 (1.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (11.71%) Windows
2 99 (10.44%) Linux
3 46 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.53%) Unix
6 13 (1.37%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.74%) Android
9 6 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.53%) Solaris
10 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.32%) AIX
12 3 (0.32%) HPUX
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (20.68%) Scrum
3 148 (15.61%) DevOps
4 141 (14.87%) TDD
5 136 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
6 126 (13.29%) Microservices
7 102 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
8 100 (10.55%) SOA
9 99 (10.44%) SDLC
10 98 (10.34%) BDD
10 98 (10.34%) MVC
11 94 (9.92%) Software Engineering
12 89 (9.39%) Kanban
13 86 (9.07%) Test Automation
14 85 (8.97%) Integration Testing
15 81 (8.54%) Analytics
16 77 (8.12%) Test Scripting
17 75 (7.91%) Project Management
18 69 (7.28%) Unit Testing
19 67 (7.07%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 274 (28.90%) SQL
2 262 (27.64%) Java
3 229 (24.16%) JavaScript
4 224 (23.63%) C#
5 114 (12.03%) Python
6 69 (7.28%) T-SQL
7 63 (6.65%) Java 8
8 44 (4.64%) Scala
9 37 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 36 (3.80%) PowerShell
11 33 (3.48%) Perl
12 30 (3.16%) PL/SQL
13 28 (2.95%) C++
14 23 (2.43%) PHP
15 20 (2.11%) Go
15 20 (2.11%) TypeScript
16 16 (1.69%) Ruby
17 13 (1.37%) VB
18 12 (1.27%) C
18 12 (1.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 65 (6.86%) Degree
2 64 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 58 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.74%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.74%) RHCE
9 5 (0.53%) MCP
10 4 (0.42%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.42%) ISEB
10 4 (0.42%) MCSA
10 4 (0.42%) PMP
10 4 (0.42%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (9.28%) QA
2 13 (1.37%) SLA
3 11 (1.16%) PMO
4 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.21%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 105 (11.08%) Docker
2 37 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.95%) Firmware
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.42%) vSphere
7 3 (0.32%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.21%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (6.22%) Ansible
2 42 (4.43%) Terraform
3 40 (4.22%) Puppet
4 32 (3.38%) Kubernetes
5 29 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.32%) SCCM
7 14 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (1.37%) ZABBIX
9 12 (1.27%) Consul
9 12 (1.27%) SELinux
10 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.74%) Mesos
12 6 (0.63%) MOM
12 6 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.32%) CA Endevor
14 3 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.32%) OMEGAMON
15 2 (0.21%) Oozie
16 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 144 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 94 (9.92%) Oracle
3 33 (3.48%) SAP
4 30 (3.16%) Google
5 29 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 21 (2.22%) Informatica
6 21 (2.22%) Tableau
7 20 (2.11%) Dell
7 20 (2.11%) IBM
8 17 (1.79%) Sybase
9 15 (1.58%) Atlassian
10 14 (1.48%) MuleSoft
11 12 (1.27%) VMware
12 10 (1.05%) Cisco
12 10 (1.05%) Cloudera
12 10 (1.05%) TIBCO
13 9 (0.95%) Software AG
14 8 (0.84%) Alteryx
14 8 (0.84%) HP
14 8 (0.84%) Salesforce.com