Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 271 328
Rank change year-on-year -18 +57 -31
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 817 1010 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.93% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 2.80% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 679 509
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £341 £300 £313
90th Percentile £638 £613 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +8.75% -4.76% +15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 -
% change year-on-year +8.28% - -

Enterprise Software is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31939 36078 35982
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.38% 33.16% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20879 23669 22454
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £265 £255 £238
90th Percentile £640 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 1193 1378
UK median hourly rate £21.28 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.42 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.38 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% -7.50%

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 August 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 17 August 2017.

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 August 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 -4 753 £475 +5.56% 162
UK excluding London +1 416 £435 +8.75% 109
London -27 389 £500 - 68
South East -13 125 £413 +10.00% 30
North of England +23 93 £450 +2.56% 38
East of England +13 65 £448 -5.79% 4
Midlands +19 51 £445 +18.67% 10
Scotland -11 50 £375 +9.49% 13
Yorkshire +40 41 £500 - 23
North West -6 38 £600 +33.33% 13
South West +5 30 £425 -1.73% 12
East Midlands +5 25 £410 +26.15% 5
West Midlands +13 24 £525 +35.48% 5
North East +52 22 £610 +79.41% 2
Northern Ireland -47 3 £400 -
Wales -7 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 380 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (30.97%) Java
3 209 (25.58%) Finance
4 199 (24.36%) SQL
5 186 (22.77%) TDD
6 179 (21.91%) Oracle
7 157 (19.22%) Scrum
8 148 (18.12%) JavaScript
9 147 (17.99%) SOA
10 142 (17.38%) Spring
11 141 (17.26%) Linux
12 139 (17.01%) .NET
13 136 (16.65%) Web Services
14 126 (15.42%) C#
15 118 (14.44%) Microsoft
16 114 (13.95%) HTML
17 111 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
18 107 (13.10%) CSS
19 106 (12.97%) MVC
20 103 (12.61%) Jenkins
21 101 (12.36%) Unix
22 98 (12.00%) Python
23 97 (11.87%) Windows
23 97 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
24 96 (11.75%) Git (software)
24 96 (11.75%) BDD
25 95 (11.63%) Relational Database
25 95 (11.63%) SQL Server
26 93 (11.38%) JIRA
27 91 (11.14%) Web Development

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 72 (8.81%) Confluence
2 52 (6.36%) JBoss
3 38 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (3.18%) WebLogic
5 22 (2.69%) Mule
6 19 (2.33%) Apache
6 19 (2.33%) CMS
6 19 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 18 (2.20%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.96%) MS Exchange
9 15 (1.84%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.59%) IIS
11 10 (1.22%) Umbraco
12 9 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.98%) Mule ESB
13 8 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.98%) WinCC
14 6 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.61%) InVision
5 4 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.24%) UXPin
7 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (2.69%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.98%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 8 (0.98%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.61%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.24%) Global One
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.24%) Pega PRPC
5 2 (0.24%) Primavera
5 2 (0.24%) RMDS
5 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.24%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 59 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (5.88%) SaaS
4 24 (2.94%) PaaS
5 23 (2.82%) Office 365
6 18 (2.20%) IaaS
7 16 (1.96%) OpenShift
8 15 (1.84%) GitHub
9 12 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.49%) BPaaS
13 4 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.49%) Slack
14 2 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.92%) DNS
2 27 (3.30%) LDAP
3 26 (3.18%) HTTP
4 22 (2.69%) WAN
5 21 (2.57%) DHCP
5 21 (2.57%) LAN
6 20 (2.45%) Internet
7 18 (2.20%) TCP/IP
8 16 (1.96%) Firewall
9 6 (0.73%) SAN
9 6 (0.73%) SSL
9 6 (0.73%) VPN
10 5 (0.61%) Intranet
10 5 (0.61%) SMTP
11 4 (0.49%) FTP
11 4 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.49%) Skype
12 2 (0.24%) AMQP
12 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (11.63%) Relational Database
1 95 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 46 (5.63%) MySQL
4 44 (5.39%) Big Data
5 40 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.18%) RDBMS
7 25 (3.06%) MariaDB
8 23 (2.82%) Endeca
9 22 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 22 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.59%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.35%) Hadoop
16 10 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (0.98%) KDB
17 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 103 (12.61%) Jenkins
2 96 (11.75%) Git (software)
3 93 (11.38%) JIRA
4 62 (7.59%) JUnit
5 49 (6.00%) Selenium
6 44 (5.39%) Mockito
6 44 (5.39%) Subversion
7 43 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 42 (5.14%) Maven
9 30 (3.67%) JIRA Agile
10 22 (2.69%) Gradle
10 22 (2.69%) Spock
11 19 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.96%) Ant
12 16 (1.96%) NUnit
13 15 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (1.71%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.22%) Eclipse
15 10 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
15 10 (1.22%) SoapUI
General
1 209 (25.58%) Finance
2 88 (10.77%) Banking
3 30 (3.67%) Retail
4 18 (2.20%) Legal
4 18 (2.20%) Marketing
5 16 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.47%) Back Office
8 11 (1.35%) Billing
8 11 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.98%) Front Office
10 7 (0.86%) Law
10 7 (0.86%) Publishing
11 6 (0.73%) Games
12 4 (0.49%) Advertising
12 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 365 (44.68%) Developer
2 177 (21.66%) Architect
3 117 (14.32%) Java Developer
4 51 (6.24%) .NET Developer
5 49 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 47 (5.75%) Enterprise Architect
7 42 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
8 37 (4.53%) Technical Architect
9 36 (4.41%) Analyst
10 34 (4.16%) Python Developer
11 33 (4.04%) SQL Developer
12 31 (3.79%) C# Developer
13 29 (3.55%) Project Manager
14 27 (3.30%) Django Developer
14 27 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
14 27 (3.30%) Python/Django Developer
15 25 (3.06%) Consultant
16 24 (2.94%) Technical Leader
17 23 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 22 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (17.38%) Spring
2 139 (17.01%) .NET
3 136 (16.65%) Web Services
4 114 (13.95%) HTML
5 107 (13.10%) CSS
6 88 (10.77%) AngularJS
7 83 (10.16%) RESTful
8 82 (10.04%) REST
9 81 (9.91%) XML
10 64 (7.83%) JSON
11 61 (7.47%) SOAP
12 52 (6.36%) Hibernate
13 51 (6.24%) HTML5
14 49 (6.00%) ASP.NET
14 49 (6.00%) J2EE
14 49 (6.00%) Node.js
15 43 (5.26%) Spring MVC
16 42 (5.14%) jQuery
16 42 (5.14%) Middleware
17 38 (4.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 111 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.28%) Data Centre
3 33 (4.04%) Virtual Team
4 31 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (3.79%) iPad
5 27 (3.30%) User Experience
6 25 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.82%) Social Media
8 21 (2.57%) Fintech
9 17 (2.08%) Credit Risk
9 17 (2.08%) Market Risk
10 16 (1.96%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (1.71%) CMDB
11 14 (1.71%) Equities
12 13 (1.59%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.47%) Private Cloud
14 11 (1.35%) Clustering
15 10 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 141 (17.26%) Linux
2 101 (12.36%) Unix
3 97 (11.87%) Windows
4 43 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 39 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.45%) Solaris
7 19 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 17 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.84%) Android
10 11 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.10%) HPUX
12 9 (1.10%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.61%) AIX
14 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.24%) VMS
16 1 (0.12%) CentOS
16 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (22.77%) TDD
3 157 (19.22%) Scrum
4 147 (17.99%) SOA
5 106 (12.97%) MVC
6 97 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (11.75%) BDD
8 91 (11.14%) Web Development
9 88 (10.77%) DevOps
10 86 (10.53%) Microservices
11 74 (9.06%) Test Automation
12 72 (8.81%) SDLC
13 71 (8.69%) Configuration Management
14 65 (7.96%) Kanban
15 61 (7.47%) ERP
16 58 (7.10%) OO
17 55 (6.73%) CRM
17 55 (6.73%) Project Management
18 53 (6.49%) Open Source
18 53 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 253 (30.97%) Java
2 199 (24.36%) SQL
3 148 (18.12%) JavaScript
4 126 (15.42%) C#
5 98 (12.00%) Python
6 54 (6.61%) PL/SQL
7 38 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 29 (3.55%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.06%) Perl
10 20 (2.45%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.45%) TypeScript
11 19 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 18 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.71%) ES6
14 12 (1.47%) C++
15 11 (1.35%) Scala
15 11 (1.35%) XPath
16 10 (1.22%) C
16 10 (1.22%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (6.36%) Degree
2 47 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.35%) AWS Certification
5 11 (1.35%) CISSP
6 10 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.86%) MCP
8 6 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.73%) GCIH
8 6 (0.73%) GIAC
8 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.73%) PMP
8 6 (0.73%) RHCA
8 6 (0.73%) RHCE
9 5 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.49%) CISA
10 4 (0.49%) CISM
10 4 (0.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.75%) QA
2 16 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.59%) SLA
4 10 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.61%) PMO
7 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.37%) COBIT
9 2 (0.24%) GDPR
9 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.24%) SEPA
10 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 63 (7.71%) Docker
2 50 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.86%) VMware NSX
5 6 (0.73%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.49%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.49%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) HDFS
9 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.12%) Squid
9 1 (0.12%) vCloud
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (6.61%) Ansible
2 33 (4.04%) Puppet
3 28 (3.43%) Kubernetes
4 27 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.22%) SCCM
6 8 (0.98%) Rsyslog
7 7 (0.86%) SCOM
7 7 (0.86%) SELinux
8 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (0.61%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.49%) Consul
9 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.49%) Mesos
9 4 (0.49%) MOM
10 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.37%) Terraform
10 3 (0.37%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.24%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 179 (21.91%) Oracle
2 118 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.04%) Red Hat
4 29 (3.55%) VMware
5 23 (2.82%) ATG
5 23 (2.82%) ServiceNow
6 21 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.57%) SAP
7 20 (2.45%) IBM
8 19 (2.33%) Sitecore
9 18 (2.20%) HP
10 14 (1.71%) TIBCO
11 13 (1.59%) Adobe
11 13 (1.59%) Informatica
12 12 (1.47%) JD Edwards
13 11 (1.35%) Cisco
13 11 (1.35%) Splunk
14 9 (1.10%) MuleSoft
14 9 (1.10%) Xamarin
15 8 (0.98%) F5