Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 299 284 319
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35 0
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 836 977 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.92% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.51% 2.76% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 685 540
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £334 £300 £313
90th Percentile £638 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £420
% change year-on-year +9.68% -7.74% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £49.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.65% -21.36% +33.13%
10th Percentile £21.20 £29.36 £47.73
90th Percentile £54.30 £42.18 £52.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -10.83% -21.50% +29.05%

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 33353 35380 37024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.58% 33.29% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22051 23199 23416
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1201 1453
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year -1.41% +12.33% -0.05%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +7 772 £450 - 152
UK excluding London -12 423 £425 +9.68% 102
London -2 395 £500 +5.26% 57
South East +11 139 £400 +6.67% 27
North of England +1 88 £450 +5.88% 30
East of England +14 70 £388 -20.51% 12
Midlands +32 62 £425 +6.25% 22
Yorkshire +42 50 £525 +5.00% 17
Scotland -48 43 £385 +13.24% 4
North West -16 35 £605 +22.84% 8
West Midlands +11 32 £450 +16.13% 13
East Midlands +9 28 £405 -23.58% 9
South West +21 25 £425 -3.41% 4
North East +30 13 £610 +79.41% 5
Northern Ireland -48 3 £410 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Enterprise Software.

1 401 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (30.62%) Java
3 215 (25.72%) SQL
4 209 (25.00%) TDD
5 204 (24.40%) Finance
6 181 (21.65%) SOA
7 178 (21.29%) Web Services
8 167 (19.98%) Oracle
9 166 (19.86%) .NET
10 160 (19.14%) Scrum
11 154 (18.42%) C#
12 145 (17.34%) JavaScript
13 138 (16.51%) Microsoft
14 137 (16.39%) Spring
15 127 (15.19%) MVC
16 118 (14.11%) SQL Server
17 116 (13.88%) Git (software)
18 114 (13.64%) BDD
19 113 (13.52%) JIRA
19 113 (13.52%) HTML
19 113 (13.52%) Linux
20 107 (12.80%) RESTful
21 103 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
21 103 (12.32%) Jenkins
22 102 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
23 91 (10.89%) CSS
24 90 (10.77%) Windows
25 89 (10.65%) AngularJS
25 89 (10.65%) SDLC
26 88 (10.53%) XML

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 81 (9.69%) Confluence
2 54 (6.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 53 (6.34%) JBoss
4 31 (3.71%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 22 (2.63%) Mule
7 20 (2.39%) CMS
8 16 (1.91%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.67%) Apache
9 14 (1.67%) MS Exchange
9 14 (1.67%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (1.32%) IIS
11 11 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.96%) SAS
13 8 (0.96%) WinCC
14 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.08%) InVision
4 8 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.36%) UXPin
8 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.11%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.96%) Teamcenter
4 6 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.24%) RMDS
5 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (6.46%) SaaS
4 42 (5.02%) PaaS
5 36 (4.31%) IaaS
6 21 (2.51%) OpenShift
7 17 (2.03%) Office 365
8 11 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.96%) Serverless
9 8 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.72%) GitHub
11 5 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.48%) BPaaS
12 4 (0.48%) Force.com
13 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.36%) Slack
14 2 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.23%) DNS
2 26 (3.11%) HTTP
2 26 (3.11%) WAN
3 25 (2.99%) LAN
4 22 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.39%) DHCP
6 16 (1.91%) LDAP
7 15 (1.79%) Internet
8 13 (1.56%) FTP
9 12 (1.44%) Firewall
10 11 (1.32%) SSL
11 9 (1.08%) SAN
12 7 (0.84%) SMTP
13 5 (0.60%) Network Security
14 4 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (0.48%) NAS
15 3 (0.36%) Intranet
15 3 (0.36%) Skype
15 3 (0.36%) VPN
16 2 (0.24%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.25%) Relational Database
3 60 (7.18%) NoSQL
4 46 (5.50%) MongoDB
5 45 (5.38%) Big Data
6 36 (4.31%) MySQL
7 35 (4.19%) Oracle Database
8 25 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (2.87%) Endeca
10 23 (2.75%) RDBMS
11 20 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.67%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.44%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.20%) DB2
15 10 (1.20%) MariaDB
15 10 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 116 (13.88%) Git (software)
2 113 (13.52%) JIRA
3 103 (12.32%) Jenkins
4 75 (8.97%) JUnit
5 63 (7.54%) Maven
6 54 (6.46%) Subversion
7 51 (6.10%) Selenium
8 48 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (4.43%) Mockito
10 31 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 29 (3.47%) JIRA Agile
12 27 (3.23%) Spock
13 26 (3.11%) Ant
14 25 (2.99%) SoapUI
15 24 (2.87%) Gradle
16 18 (2.15%) Eclipse
17 17 (2.03%) NUnit
18 15 (1.79%) Visual Studio
19 13 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
20 12 (1.44%) Jasmine
General
1 204 (24.40%) Finance
2 77 (9.21%) Banking
3 25 (2.99%) Retail
4 16 (1.91%) Legal
5 15 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.67%) Marketing
7 13 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.32%) Publishing
10 10 (1.20%) Billing
10 10 (1.20%) Front Office
10 10 (1.20%) Law
11 6 (0.72%) Advertising
11 6 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.36%) Back Office
12 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.36%) Games
12 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 373 (44.62%) Developer
2 154 (18.42%) Architect
3 123 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 67 (8.01%) .NET Developer
5 56 (6.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 54 (6.46%) Senior Developer
7 51 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 41 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
9 39 (4.67%) Analyst
10 38 (4.55%) SQL Developer
11 37 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (4.31%) Oracle Developer
13 32 (3.83%) Technical Architect
14 28 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 26 (3.11%) Applications Developer
15 26 (3.11%) Scrum Master
16 25 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
17 24 (2.87%) Designer
17 24 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
18 21 (2.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (21.29%) Web Services
2 166 (19.86%) .NET
3 137 (16.39%) Spring
4 113 (13.52%) HTML
5 107 (12.80%) RESTful
6 91 (10.89%) CSS
7 89 (10.65%) AngularJS
8 88 (10.53%) XML
9 81 (9.69%) JSON
9 81 (9.69%) REST
10 75 (8.97%) SOAP
11 64 (7.66%) .NET Framework
12 63 (7.54%) jQuery
13 61 (7.30%) ASP.NET
14 59 (7.06%) J2EE
15 56 (6.70%) Hibernate
16 55 (6.58%) Middleware
17 48 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
18 46 (5.50%) HTML5
18 46 (5.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.78%) User Experience
3 34 (4.07%) iPad
3 34 (4.07%) Virtual Team
4 32 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (3.71%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.99%) Social Media
7 22 (2.63%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.51%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.39%) Fixed Income
10 19 (2.27%) Credit Risk
11 18 (2.15%) Fintech
12 17 (2.03%) Market Risk
13 12 (1.44%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.44%) CMDB
13 12 (1.44%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (1.20%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.08%) Equities
15 9 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 113 (13.52%) Linux
2 90 (10.77%) Windows
3 75 (8.97%) Unix
4 33 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (3.83%) Windows Server
6 22 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.79%) Android
8 13 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.44%) Solaris
9 12 (1.44%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.72%) AIX
12 5 (0.60%) HPUX
13 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) VMS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (25.00%) TDD
3 181 (21.65%) SOA
4 160 (19.14%) Scrum
5 127 (15.19%) MVC
6 114 (13.64%) BDD
7 103 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 89 (10.65%) SDLC
9 86 (10.29%) DevOps
9 86 (10.29%) Microservices
10 81 (9.69%) Kanban
11 70 (8.37%) Configuration Management
12 68 (8.13%) Software Engineering
13 65 (7.78%) Web Development
14 62 (7.42%) Open Source
15 61 (7.30%) Test Automation
16 59 (7.06%) OO
17 55 (6.58%) CRM
18 54 (6.46%) Enterprise Architecture
19 53 (6.34%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 256 (30.62%) Java
2 215 (25.72%) SQL
3 154 (18.42%) C#
4 145 (17.34%) JavaScript
5 79 (9.45%) Python
6 66 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 45 (5.38%) T-SQL
8 32 (3.83%) Perl
9 29 (3.47%) Bash Shell
10 26 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.51%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 20 (2.39%) XPath
13 19 (2.27%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.56%) Apple Swift
14 13 (1.56%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.56%) PHP
14 13 (1.56%) Ruby
15 10 (1.20%) XAML
16 9 (1.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 62 (7.42%) Degree
2 49 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.20%) CISSP
5 10 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.84%) MCP
6 7 (0.84%) RHCE
7 6 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.72%) GCIH
7 6 (0.72%) GIAC
7 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.72%) PMP
7 6 (0.72%) RHCA
8 4 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.48%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.36%) CISA
9 3 (0.36%) CISM
9 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.54%) QA
2 18 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.56%) SLA
4 10 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.60%) PMO
8 4 (0.48%) COBIT
8 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.36%) GDPR
9 3 (0.36%) RosettaNet
9 3 (0.36%) SEPA
10 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 65 (7.78%) Docker
2 39 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.72%) VMware NSX
5 4 (0.48%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.48%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.48%) OpenIDM
5 4 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.12%) Squid
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 61 (7.30%) Ansible
2 39 (4.67%) Puppet
3 35 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.32%) MOM
6 7 (0.84%) SCCM
7 6 (0.72%) Rsyslog
7 6 (0.72%) SELinux
7 6 (0.72%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.60%) Consul
8 5 (0.60%) Mesos
8 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (0.60%) Terraform
9 4 (0.48%) SCOM
10 3 (0.36%) Kibana
10 3 (0.36%) Zipkin
11 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 167 (19.98%) Oracle
2 138 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.35%) IBM
4 25 (2.99%) ATG
4 25 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 25 (2.99%) SAP
5 19 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 17 (2.03%) HP
6 17 (2.03%) Sitecore
6 17 (2.03%) VMware
7 15 (1.79%) Adobe
8 12 (1.44%) Informatica
8 12 (1.44%) Sybase
9 11 (1.32%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.20%) webMethods
11 9 (1.08%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.08%) TIBCO
11 9 (1.08%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.96%) Splunk