Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 273 291 264
Rank change year-on-year +18 -27 +70
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 545 879 1,033
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.91% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.80% 2.85% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 641 723
Median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £360 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 10
Median hourly rate £50.50 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.29% +16.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33.38 £32.50 £23.97
90th Percentile £68.75 £57.90 £51.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.75 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year +47.86% +10.24% +188.64%

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 19,473 30,798 33,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.93% 31.77% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,076 20,006 21,698
Median daily rate £471 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.79% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £231 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 951 999 1,021
Median hourly rate £26.44 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.90% -2.33% +9.36%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.85 £11.61
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.67
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

Enterprise Software
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Enterprise Software as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Software.

Daily rate trend for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Enterprise Software over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Software.

Hourly rate trend for Enterprise Software in the UK

Enterprise Software
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Enterprise Software over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +22 504 £500 -4.53% 154
UK excluding London -13 270 £475 +5.56% 96
London +75 268 £550 -4.35% 67
North of England +67 76 £430 -1.71% 22
South East +5 67 £475 +5.56% 24
Scotland +29 38 £525 +10.53% 3
East of England +36 34 £500 +5.26% 11
North West +25 34 £425 -15.00% 14
Midlands -13 34 £468 +3.89% 14
West Midlands +3 28 £468 -4.10% 7
North East +47 21 £430 +13.16% 2
Yorkshire +47 21 £488 +14.71% 6
South West +8 20 £454 -13.57% 16
Work from Home 0 14 £425 -19.05% 4
East Midlands +9 6 £488 +8.33% 7
Wales +23 1 £530 +28.48% 7

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 229 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (32.66%) Java
3 134 (24.59%) Azure
4 128 (23.49%) .NET
5 123 (22.57%) JavaScript
6 109 (20.00%) Finance
6 109 (20.00%) AWS
7 108 (19.82%) DevOps
8 107 (19.63%) Web Services
9 98 (17.98%) Microservices
10 93 (17.06%) Scrum
10 93 (17.06%) C#
10 93 (17.06%) SQL
11 88 (16.15%) TDD
12 80 (14.68%) Git (software)
13 79 (14.50%) Microsoft
14 76 (13.94%) REST
15 73 (13.39%) HTML
16 69 (12.66%) Spring
17 68 (12.48%) XML
18 64 (11.74%) SQL Server
19 62 (11.38%) Windows
20 60 (11.01%) SaaS
21 59 (10.83%) Docker
22 56 (10.28%) CSS
22 56 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
23 55 (10.09%) JSON
23 55 (10.09%) Jenkins
24 54 (9.91%) Oracle
25 53 (9.72%) Python

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 21 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 20 (3.67%) WebSphere
3 16 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.75%) JBoss
5 13 (2.39%) CMS
6 12 (2.20%) Confluence
7 9 (1.65%) Red Hat Fuse
7 9 (1.65%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.28%) Anypoint
8 7 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (1.28%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
9 6 (1.10%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.10%) nginx
9 6 (1.10%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.92%) Apache
10 5 (0.92%) Appian
10 5 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.10%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.37%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 134 (24.59%) Azure
2 109 (20.00%) AWS
3 60 (11.01%) SaaS
4 45 (8.26%) Serverless
5 29 (5.32%) PaaS
6 27 (4.95%) GCP
7 25 (4.59%) GitHub
7 25 (4.59%) IaaS
8 22 (4.04%) Office 365
9 18 (3.30%) Azure Functions
9 18 (3.30%) Power Platform
10 16 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (2.39%) OpenShift
12 11 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.47%) Apigee
14 8 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (1.47%) Force.com
15 7 (1.28%) TestFlight
16 6 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.04%) HTTP
2 12 (2.20%) Firewall
3 9 (1.65%) WAN
4 8 (1.47%) FTP
5 7 (1.28%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.28%) Internet
5 7 (1.28%) LAN
5 7 (1.28%) SAN
5 7 (1.28%) Skype
6 6 (1.10%) DNS
6 6 (1.10%) Network Security
7 5 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.73%) DHCP
8 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.55%) VPN
10 2 (0.37%) DMZ
10 2 (0.37%) SMTP
10 2 (0.37%) SNMP
10 2 (0.37%) SSH
11 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 22 (4.04%) MySQL
4 20 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.94%) Power BI
6 15 (2.75%) Big Data
7 14 (2.57%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (2.20%) Cosmos DB
9 11 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.47%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.28%) Data Lake
12 7 (1.28%) Redis
13 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 80 (14.68%) Git (software)
2 55 (10.09%) Jenkins
3 43 (7.89%) Maven
4 42 (7.71%) JIRA
5 27 (4.95%) Ant
6 19 (3.49%) Gradle
7 17 (3.12%) JUnit
8 16 (2.94%) GitLab
9 15 (2.75%) git-flow
9 15 (2.75%) Mockito
9 15 (2.75%) Visual Studio
10 14 (2.57%) JMeter
11 13 (2.39%) Artifactory
11 13 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (2.20%) JIRA Agile
13 9 (1.65%) CircleCI
14 8 (1.47%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.47%) Moq
14 8 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.28%) CocoaPods
General
1 109 (20.00%) Finance
2 39 (7.16%) Banking
3 25 (4.59%) Marketing
4 20 (3.67%) Public Sector
5 15 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.39%) Front Office
7 11 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.10%) Back Office
8 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.10%) Publishing
8 6 (1.10%) Retail
9 5 (0.92%) Electronics
9 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.55%) Games
11 3 (0.55%) Law
11 3 (0.55%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 217 (39.82%) Developer
2 103 (18.90%) Architect
3 64 (11.74%) Java Developer
4 51 (9.36%) .NET Developer
5 38 (6.97%) C# Developer
6 35 (6.42%) Analyst
7 32 (5.87%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (4.95%) Lead Developer
8 27 (4.95%) Senior Developer
9 23 (4.22%) Full Stack Developer
10 22 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (3.85%) Azure Developer
12 20 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (3.12%) Applications Developer
14 16 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
14 16 (2.94%) Consultant
14 16 (2.94%) Designer
15 14 (2.57%) Cloud Architect
15 14 (2.57%) Enterprise Architect
15 14 (2.57%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (23.49%) .NET
2 107 (19.63%) Web Services
3 76 (13.94%) REST
4 73 (13.39%) HTML
5 69 (12.66%) Spring
6 68 (12.48%) XML
7 56 (10.28%) CSS
8 55 (10.09%) JSON
9 49 (8.99%) AngularJS
9 49 (8.99%) SOAP
10 48 (8.81%) RESTful
11 44 (8.07%) ASP.NET
12 39 (7.16%) Node.js
13 38 (6.97%) React
14 36 (6.61%) HTML5
15 31 (5.69%) Spring Boot
16 30 (5.50%) .NET Framework
17 26 (4.77%) jQuery
18 25 (4.59%) .NET Core
19 24 (4.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.59%) User Experience
4 21 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.67%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.39%) iPad
7 13 (2.39%) PKI
8 10 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (1.65%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.28%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.28%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (0.92%) CMDB
13 5 (0.92%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.92%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.38%) Windows
2 41 (7.52%) Linux
3 24 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.83%) Android
6 10 (1.83%) Unix
7 9 (1.65%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.10%) Solaris
9 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.18%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (19.82%) DevOps
3 98 (17.98%) Microservices
4 93 (17.06%) Scrum
5 88 (16.15%) TDD
6 56 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (9.17%) SDLC
8 49 (8.99%) MVC
8 49 (8.99%) OO
9 44 (8.07%) Kanban
10 43 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (7.71%) Test Automation
12 40 (7.34%) Migration
13 39 (7.16%) SOA
14 35 (6.42%) Software Engineering
15 34 (6.24%) BDD
16 33 (6.06%) Analytics
16 33 (6.06%) Multithreading
17 32 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (5.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 178 (32.66%) Java
2 123 (22.57%) JavaScript
3 93 (17.06%) C#
3 93 (17.06%) SQL
4 53 (9.72%) Python
5 31 (5.69%) PHP
6 24 (4.40%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.12%) T-SQL
8 16 (2.94%) Kotlin
8 16 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.39%) Java 8
10 11 (2.02%) Go
10 11 (2.02%) TypeScript
11 10 (1.83%) C++
11 10 (1.83%) Scala
12 8 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.47%) C
13 7 (1.28%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.28%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.10%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 43 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.97%) Degree
3 37 (6.79%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.28%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.73%) ISEB
8 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.73%) MCP
8 4 (0.73%) SANS
9 3 (0.55%) GIAC
9 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.55%) OSCP
10 2 (0.37%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.37%) PMP
11 1 (0.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.89%) QA
2 21 (3.85%) SLA
3 7 (1.28%) PMO
4 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.73%) RMADS
6 3 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.37%) GDPR
7 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) MiFID
8 1 (0.18%) NIST
8 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 59 (10.83%) Docker
2 40 (7.34%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.73%) vSphere
6 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 40 (7.34%) Kubernetes
2 32 (5.87%) Terraform
3 26 (4.77%) Ansible
4 17 (3.12%) Puppet
5 15 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.83%) SCCM
7 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.92%) Consul
9 5 (0.92%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.55%) WSUS
12 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.37%) Oozie
12 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.91%) Oracle
3 29 (5.32%) SAP
4 27 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (4.59%) VMware
6 20 (3.67%) Xamarin
7 19 (3.49%) AppDynamics
8 15 (2.75%) MuleSoft
9 12 (2.20%) Apple
9 12 (2.20%) Citrix
10 10 (1.83%) Google
10 10 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.65%) Adobe
12 7 (1.28%) HP
13 5 (0.92%) 3PAR
13 5 (0.92%) IBM
13 5 (0.92%) Okta
13 5 (0.92%) OneLogin
14 4 (0.73%) Automation Anywhere
14 4 (0.73%) UiPath