Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 308 286
Rank change year-on-year +32 -22 +52
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 974 782 995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.81% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 2.38% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 480 667
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £636 £615 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £378
% change year-on-year +5.88% +12.58% -6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £40.63 £21.20 £22.69
90th Percentile £56.25 £100.50 £47.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -5.00% +27.39% -

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 35,374 32,809 37,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.96% 34.19% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,998 21,317 24,548
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,119 1,115 1,231
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.38
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% -9.52% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +16 845 £488 +5.41% 336
UK excluding London +59 604 £450 +5.88% 249
London -44 351 £525 +5.00% 111
North of England +50 165 £400 -4.65% 89
South East -2 144 £450 - 64
Midlands +48 107 £500 +12.36% 36
Yorkshire +40 94 £388 -3.13% 39
Scotland +3 92 £400 +6.67% 18
West Midlands +38 89 £525 - 20
North West +26 69 £450 -12.20% 45
East of England -18 46 £450 -4.26% 16
South West -3 28 £325 -23.53% 20
Northern Ireland +34 20 £425 +30.77% 2
East Midlands +1 18 £400 -2.44% 16
North East -21 3 £629 +3.11% 5
Wales -11 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 517 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (30.60%) Java
3 271 (27.82%) JavaScript
4 270 (27.72%) SQL
5 249 (25.56%) .NET
6 226 (23.20%) TDD
7 221 (22.69%) Web Services
8 214 (21.97%) C#
9 210 (21.56%) HTML
10 203 (20.84%) Git (software)
11 194 (19.92%) Scrum
12 190 (19.51%) Microsoft
13 180 (18.48%) SQL Server
14 179 (18.38%) BDD
15 174 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
16 173 (17.76%) Finance
17 172 (17.66%) ASP.NET
18 164 (16.84%) Oracle
18 164 (16.84%) Linux
19 156 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
20 155 (15.91%) CSS
21 145 (14.89%) DevOps
22 140 (14.37%) Jenkins
23 139 (14.27%) REST
24 126 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
25 122 (12.53%) Microservices
26 121 (12.42%) MVC
26 121 (12.42%) Spring
26 121 (12.42%) Python
27 120 (12.32%) Test Automation

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 64 (6.57%) Confluence
2 41 (4.21%) WebSphere
3 39 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 37 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 35 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (3.18%) JBoss
7 30 (3.08%) WebLogic
8 25 (2.57%) Apache Spark
9 23 (2.36%) Apache
10 22 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 19 (1.95%) Liferay
13 18 (1.85%) GlassFish
13 18 (1.85%) SharePoint
14 13 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
15 12 (1.23%) Anypoint
16 10 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (1.03%) GemFire
17 9 (0.92%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 10 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.10%) Flinto
5 1 (0.10%) InVision
Business Applications
1 34 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.31%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Maximo
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 174 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.39%) PaaS
3 33 (3.39%) SaaS
4 30 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
6 16 (1.64%) IaaS
6 16 (1.64%) npm
7 15 (1.54%) Office 365
8 14 (1.44%) Serverless
9 13 (1.33%) Boomi
10 12 (1.23%) Yarn
11 11 (1.13%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.82%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (0.82%) GitHub
13 7 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.72%) Slack
14 5 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 16 (1.64%) HTTP
3 15 (1.54%) Internet
4 14 (1.44%) SAN
5 13 (1.33%) Firewall
6 8 (0.82%) DNS
6 8 (0.82%) Network Security
7 7 (0.72%) NAS
8 6 (0.62%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.51%) Skype
9 5 (0.51%) SSH
9 5 (0.51%) SSL
9 5 (0.51%) WAN
10 4 (0.41%) FTP
10 4 (0.41%) VPN
11 3 (0.31%) DHCP
11 3 (0.31%) Intranet
11 3 (0.31%) IPsec
11 3 (0.31%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 90 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 63 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
4 60 (6.16%) MySQL
5 49 (5.03%) MongoDB
5 49 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 49 (5.03%) Oracle Database
5 49 (5.03%) RDBMS
6 39 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 33 (3.39%) Big Data
8 20 (2.05%) HBase
9 18 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
12 13 (1.33%) Redis
13 12 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.23%) Apache Hive
13 12 (1.23%) Impala
14 11 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 203 (20.84%) Git (software)
2 140 (14.37%) Jenkins
3 94 (9.65%) JIRA
4 71 (7.29%) Subversion
5 60 (6.16%) Maven
6 48 (4.93%) Selenium
7 41 (4.21%) Visual Studio
8 35 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (3.49%) JUnit
10 27 (2.77%) Sonatype Nexus
11 26 (2.67%) Cucumber
12 25 (2.57%) Eclipse
13 23 (2.36%) Mockito
14 20 (2.05%) IntelliJ
15 19 (1.95%) Jasmine
15 19 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
16 17 (1.75%) Gradle
16 17 (1.75%) SoapUI
17 16 (1.64%) ReSharper
18 15 (1.54%) XMLSpy
General
1 173 (17.76%) Finance
2 55 (5.65%) Banking
3 33 (3.39%) Retail
4 27 (2.77%) Back Office
4 27 (2.77%) Games
5 25 (2.57%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.64%) Marketing
7 15 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.13%) Front Office
9 9 (0.92%) Law
10 8 (0.82%) Advertising
10 8 (0.82%) Legal
11 6 (0.62%) Prime Brokerage
12 5 (0.51%) Billing
12 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.31%) Electronics
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
15 2 (0.21%) Local Government
15 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 469 (48.15%) Developer
2 150 (15.40%) Architect
3 127 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 120 (12.32%) .NET Developer
5 84 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 58 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 50 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 49 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
9 48 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 44 (4.52%) Analyst
11 43 (4.41%) Project Manager
12 42 (4.31%) Azure Developer
13 39 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
14 35 (3.59%) Consultant
15 32 (3.29%) Technical Architect
16 27 (2.77%) Microsoft Developer
17 24 (2.46%) Integration Developer
18 22 (2.26%) Angular Developer
18 22 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 22 (2.26%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (25.56%) .NET
2 221 (22.69%) Web Services
3 210 (21.56%) HTML
4 172 (17.66%) ASP.NET
5 155 (15.91%) CSS
6 139 (14.27%) REST
7 121 (12.42%) Spring
8 115 (11.81%) RESTful
9 114 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 103 (10.57%) .NET Framework
11 98 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 86 (8.83%) AngularJS
13 81 (8.32%) XML
14 77 (7.91%) HTML5
15 73 (7.49%) Middleware
16 65 (6.67%) SOAP
17 62 (6.37%) J2EE
17 62 (6.37%) JSON
18 56 (5.75%) Node.js
19 54 (5.54%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.11%) User Experience
2 77 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 45 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
5 33 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 32 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.87%) Fixed Income
8 27 (2.77%) iPad
9 24 (2.46%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.75%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.64%) Equities
12 14 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
12 14 (1.44%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.23%) Data Centre
14 11 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
14 11 (1.13%) Online Games
14 11 (1.13%) Social Media
15 10 (1.03%) Private Cloud
16 9 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
17 8 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 164 (16.84%) Linux
2 106 (10.88%) Windows
3 88 (9.03%) Unix
4 46 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.72%) Android
6 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.31%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) VMS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (23.20%) TDD
3 194 (19.92%) Scrum
4 179 (18.38%) BDD
5 156 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
6 145 (14.89%) DevOps
7 122 (12.53%) Microservices
8 121 (12.42%) MVC
9 120 (12.32%) Test Automation
10 99 (10.16%) Kanban
11 93 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
12 90 (9.24%) Unit Testing
13 88 (9.03%) Software Engineering
14 85 (8.73%) SDLC
15 82 (8.42%) SOA
16 68 (6.98%) Analytics
17 64 (6.57%) Project Management
18 58 (5.95%) E-Commerce
19 57 (5.85%) Waterfall
20 56 (5.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 298 (30.60%) Java
2 271 (27.82%) JavaScript
3 270 (27.72%) SQL
4 214 (21.97%) C#
5 121 (12.42%) Python
6 64 (6.57%) Java 8
7 46 (4.72%) Scala
8 35 (3.59%) Perl
9 34 (3.49%) T-SQL
10 30 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 30 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 25 (2.57%) VB.NET
12 24 (2.46%) PowerShell
13 21 (2.16%) TypeScript
14 19 (1.95%) C++
15 17 (1.75%) C
16 15 (1.54%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.54%) VB
17 14 (1.44%) PHP
18 13 (1.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 71 (7.29%) Degree
2 38 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.03%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.92%) PMP
9 8 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.72%) CCNP
10 7 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.41%) CISSP
12 4 (0.41%) MCSE
12 4 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.31%) MBA
13 3 (0.31%) MCP
13 3 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.31%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.31%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (8.42%) QA
2 16 (1.64%) GDPR
3 12 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.03%) SLA
5 7 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.62%) PMO
7 4 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (9.34%) Docker
2 25 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.41%) KVM
5 4 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.31%) HDFS
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.21%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.21%) XenApp
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.10%) vCloud
8 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (8.11%) Ansible
2 63 (6.47%) Puppet
3 42 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (4.21%) Terraform
5 37 (3.80%) Kubernetes
6 17 (1.75%) HP ALM
7 15 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (1.13%) Consul
9 8 (0.82%) CA Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.72%) Kibana
10 7 (0.72%) SELinux
11 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.51%) vRealize
12 4 (0.41%) Nagios
12 4 (0.41%) Oozie
12 4 (0.41%) SCCM
12 4 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.41%) vMotion
12 4 (0.41%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.31%) Mesos
Vendors
1 190 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 164 (16.84%) Oracle
3 40 (4.11%) IBM
4 37 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 32 (3.29%) SAP
6 28 (2.87%) Atlassian
7 22 (2.26%) Capita
8 21 (2.16%) Dell
8 21 (2.16%) Informatica
9 20 (2.05%) HP
10 19 (1.95%) MuleSoft
10 19 (1.95%) VMware
11 17 (1.75%) CA
12 15 (1.54%) Splunk
13 13 (1.33%) Cisco
14 12 (1.23%) Apigee
14 12 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
14 12 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (1.23%) Sybase
15 11 (1.13%) TIBCO