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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 18 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 335 305 285
Rank change year-on-year -30 -20 +17
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 663 507 444
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.88% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% 2.91% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 332 267
10th Percentile £413 £360 £362
25th Percentile £463 £450 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £671 £631 £600
90th Percentile £767 £688 £677
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
10th Percentile £36.14 £22.28 £42.60
25th Percentile £37.85 £36.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate £43.42 £55.00 £50.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.06% +8.91% +44.29%
75th Percentile £48.06 £64.88 £53.00
90th Percentile £49.22 £66.00 £68.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.42 £59.00 £51.75
% change year-on-year -26.42% +14.01% -

Enterprise Software is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 27,555 17,446 14,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.49% 30.44% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,340 11,718 9,535
10th Percentile £313 £296 £250
25th Percentile £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £763 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 645 636
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £12.62
25th Percentile £17.14 £16.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £22.66
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% +14.74% +10.54%
75th Percentile £50.00 £48.50 £46.29
90th Percentile £66.00 £60.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.00 £20.11
% change year-on-year -11.46% +19.34% +6.57%

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 18 May 2022.

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
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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -25 525 £557 +1.27% 186
London -34 334 £598 -0.42% 80
Work from Home -36 301 £540 +0.47% 81
UK excluding London -43 208 £515 +8.42% 114
North of England -26 56 £525 - 36
Scotland -4 50 £488 +8.33% 8
South East -35 47 £543 +14.26% 32
North West -21 31 £438 -2.78% 24
Midlands -40 28 £500 +33.33% 19
Yorkshire -32 23 £565 -2.50% 7
West Midlands -38 18 £600 +26.32% 13
South West -36 17 £500 -16.67% 6
East Midlands -15 10 £450 +21.62% 6
East of England -33 6 £798 +48.37% 9
Wales -15 5 £550 +22.22% 5
North East -9 2 £463 -2.41% 5

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 263 (39.67%) Agile
2 188 (28.36%) Social Skills
3 187 (28.21%) Azure
4 173 (26.09%) Finance
5 149 (22.47%) DevOps
6 141 (21.27%) Java
7 135 (20.36%) AWS
8 120 (18.10%) Microservices
9 117 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 110 (16.59%) JavaScript
11 109 (16.44%) CI/CD
12 108 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
13 104 (15.69%) SQL
14 103 (15.54%) Migration
15 95 (14.33%) Oracle
16 85 (12.82%) C#
17 84 (12.67%) Scrum
18 83 (12.52%) .NET
19 81 (12.22%) Python
19 81 (12.22%) Banking
20 80 (12.07%) Software Engineering
20 80 (12.07%) HTML
21 79 (11.92%) Kubernetes
22 71 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
22 71 (10.71%) AngularJS
23 70 (10.56%) Docker
24 67 (10.11%) SDLC
25 66 (9.95%) User Experience
26 64 (9.65%) SaaS
27 62 (9.35%) Windows

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 40 (6.03%) Confluence
2 27 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.17%) Apache Spark
4 18 (2.71%) Apache
5 15 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (1.96%) IIS
6 13 (1.96%) Sitefinity
7 12 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (1.66%) Camunda
9 10 (1.51%) JBoss
10 9 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.21%) nginx
11 8 (1.21%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.06%) Skype for Business
12 7 (1.06%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.45%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.45%) CMS
15 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.60%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) Sketch
5 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.15%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (1.96%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.21%) Magento
3 7 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.45%) Maximo
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.45%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.45%) Shopify
6 3 (0.45%) Siebel CRM
7 2 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.30%) TrackWise
7 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 187 (28.21%) Azure
2 135 (20.36%) AWS
3 64 (9.65%) SaaS
4 46 (6.94%) PaaS
5 45 (6.79%) Serverless
6 35 (5.28%) Power Platform
7 33 (4.98%) GitHub
8 31 (4.68%) IaaS
8 31 (4.68%) Microsoft 365
8 31 (4.68%) OpenShift
9 24 (3.62%) GCP
10 23 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 21 (3.17%) PowerApps
12 19 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (2.56%) Azure Pipelines
14 16 (2.41%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 12 (1.81%) Azure Data Factory
15 12 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (1.66%) Amazon S3
16 11 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.87%) DNS
2 16 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.11%) SSL
4 9 (1.36%) DHCP
4 9 (1.36%) Internet
5 8 (1.21%) Firewall
5 8 (1.21%) iSCSI
6 7 (1.06%) HTTP
6 7 (1.06%) Skype
7 5 (0.75%) SNMP
8 3 (0.45%) VPN
9 2 (0.30%) CTI
9 2 (0.30%) FTP
9 2 (0.30%) Intranet
9 2 (0.30%) LAN
9 2 (0.30%) MPLS
9 2 (0.30%) SD-WAN
9 2 (0.30%) WAN
9 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.90%) Relational Database
1 59 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.54%) NoSQL
3 47 (7.09%) Big Data
4 40 (6.03%) RDBMS
5 38 (5.73%) MySQL
6 21 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (3.17%) Data Lake
6 21 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 21 (3.17%) Redis
7 17 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.41%) Power BI
9 13 (1.96%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (1.81%) Flink
11 11 (1.66%) Cloudera CDH
12 10 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (1.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 56 (8.45%) JIRA
2 53 (7.99%) Jenkins
3 48 (7.24%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.02%) GitLab
5 18 (2.71%) Gradle
6 16 (2.41%) Maven
7 11 (1.66%) Selenium
7 11 (1.66%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.51%) JUnit
9 9 (1.36%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.21%) Robot Framework
10 8 (1.21%) Subversion
11 7 (1.06%) Grunt
11 7 (1.06%) gulp
11 7 (1.06%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.06%) Mocha
11 7 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.60%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.60%) RSpec
General
1 188 (28.36%) Social Skills
2 173 (26.09%) Finance
3 81 (12.22%) Banking
4 71 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (7.69%) Public Sector
6 46 (6.94%) Front Office
7 20 (3.02%) Presentation Skills
8 19 (2.87%) Influencing Skills
9 18 (2.71%) Investment Banking
10 17 (2.56%) Legal
10 17 (2.56%) Marketing
11 16 (2.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 15 (2.26%) Police
13 12 (1.81%) Financial Institution
14 10 (1.51%) Local Government
15 8 (1.21%) Documentation Skills
16 7 (1.06%) Billing
17 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 161 (24.28%) Developer
2 123 (18.55%) Architect
3 69 (10.41%) Solutions Architect
4 38 (5.73%) Java Developer
5 37 (5.58%) Analyst
6 33 (4.98%) Consultant
7 29 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (4.37%) Senior Developer
8 27 (4.07%) Enterprise Architect
8 27 (4.07%) Project Manager
9 19 (2.87%) Azure Engineer
10 17 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 16 (2.41%) Cloud Architect
11 16 (2.41%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (2.26%) Test Engineer
13 14 (2.11%) React Developer
14 13 (1.96%) .NET Developer
14 13 (1.96%) AWS Engineer
14 13 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (1.96%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (12.52%) .NET
2 80 (12.07%) HTML
3 71 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 60 (9.05%) REST
5 55 (8.30%) CSS
6 49 (7.39%) Kafka
7 48 (7.24%) React
8 47 (7.09%) Web Services
9 45 (6.79%) Node.js
10 44 (6.64%) Spring
11 34 (5.13%) HTML5
12 32 (4.83%) Spring Boot
13 31 (4.68%) Middleware
14 27 (4.07%) ASP.NET
14 27 (4.07%) JSON
15 23 (3.47%) SOAP
16 21 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (3.02%) XML
18 18 (2.71%) RESTful
19 16 (2.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.95%) User Experience
2 34 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 31 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (3.32%) Virtual Team
6 19 (2.87%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.96%) Replication
8 10 (1.51%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.36%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.36%) Clustering
9 9 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.36%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.21%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.21%) PKI
10 8 (1.21%) PMI
10 8 (1.21%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.35%) Windows
2 44 (6.64%) Linux
3 19 (2.87%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.26%) Windows Server 2019
5 12 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.66%) Unix
7 9 (1.36%) Android
7 9 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (1.21%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.30%) Alpine Linux
12 2 (0.30%) CentOS
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.15%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (39.67%) Agile
2 149 (22.47%) DevOps
3 120 (18.10%) Microservices
4 109 (16.44%) CI/CD
5 108 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
6 103 (15.54%) Migration
7 84 (12.67%) Scrum
8 80 (12.07%) Software Engineering
9 67 (10.11%) SDLC
10 61 (9.20%) Decision-Making
11 54 (8.14%) CRM
12 53 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 52 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (7.69%) Analytics
15 49 (7.39%) Project Management
16 48 (7.24%) Mentoring
17 47 (7.09%) ITIL
17 47 (7.09%) OO
18 46 (6.94%) TDD
19 42 (6.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 141 (21.27%) Java
2 110 (16.59%) JavaScript
3 104 (15.69%) SQL
4 85 (12.82%) C#
5 81 (12.22%) Python
6 38 (5.73%) PowerShell
7 30 (4.52%) TypeScript
8 18 (2.71%) Go
8 18 (2.71%) VB.NET
9 15 (2.26%) C++
9 15 (2.26%) PHP
10 12 (1.81%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.66%) Perl
12 9 (1.36%) Groovy
13 7 (1.06%) C
13 7 (1.06%) Kotlin
13 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.90%) ABAP
14 6 (0.90%) Ruby
14 6 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (8.90%) Degree
2 53 (7.99%) Security Cleared
3 38 (5.73%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.87%) AWS Certification
5 17 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.51%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.36%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.21%) CEH
8 8 (1.21%) CISM
8 8 (1.21%) CISSP
8 8 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.21%) CRISC
8 8 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.75%) MCSE
10 5 (0.75%) PMP
10 5 (0.75%) RHCA
11 4 (0.60%) CBAP
11 4 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.64%) QA
2 34 (5.13%) SLA
3 20 (3.02%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.96%) Accessibility
6 9 (1.36%) GDPR
7 6 (0.90%) PMO
8 3 (0.45%) IFRS
8 3 (0.45%) IFRS 17
8 3 (0.45%) NCSC
9 2 (0.30%) GRC
9 2 (0.30%) GxP
9 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.30%) NIST
10 1 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 70 (10.56%) Docker
2 50 (7.54%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.81%) Apache Flume
5 9 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.21%) NFS
7 6 (0.90%) vSphere
8 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.60%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.60%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.30%) XenApp
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 79 (11.92%) Kubernetes
2 40 (6.03%) Terraform
3 30 (4.52%) Ansible
4 18 (2.71%) Single Sign-On
5 17 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (1.81%) Puppet
7 9 (1.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 8 (1.21%) SCCM
9 7 (1.06%) Grafana
9 7 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.75%) Kibana
10 5 (0.75%) SCOM
11 4 (0.60%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.60%) vRealize
11 4 (0.60%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 3 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 117 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 95 (14.33%) Oracle
3 50 (7.54%) SAP
4 49 (7.39%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 37 (5.58%) Google
7 27 (4.07%) IBM
8 26 (3.92%) Pega
9 25 (3.77%) Cloudera
9 25 (3.77%) MuleSoft
10 24 (3.62%) Red Hat
11 19 (2.87%) VMware
12 13 (1.96%) Sitecore
13 12 (1.81%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.66%) Charles River
14 11 (1.66%) Dynatrace
15 9 (1.36%) Qualys
15 9 (1.36%) Zerto
16 8 (1.21%) AppDynamics
16 8 (1.21%) NetApp