Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 294 261 291
Rank change year-on-year -33 +30 +12
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 234 892 934
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 1.01% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.32% 3.22% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 642 656
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £360 £351 £321
90th Percentile £633 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £462
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.60% +8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 5
Median hourly rate £51.00 £35.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.71% -26.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £45.48 £32.80 £29.35
90th Percentile £55.00 £82.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -26.32% +35.71%

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 10,101 27,718 33,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.98% 31.38% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,389 17,591 21,605
Median daily rate £475 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.42% +5.11%
10th Percentile £258 £268 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 1,038 1,042
Median hourly rate £34.74 £22.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.54% +11.68% -3.40%
10th Percentile £13.04 £11.63 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £26.98 £20.91 £18.87
% change year-on-year +29.06% +10.78% -5.65%

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 25 September 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
Top 17 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 25 September 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 -35 184 £500 - 124
London +23 110 £500 -9.09% 42
UK excluding London +3 98 £475 +5.56% 92
Work from Home -42 36 £488 +14.71% 17
South East +93 25 £594 +31.94% 21
Scotland +50 24 £425 -5.56% 6
North of England +81 17 £415 -2.35% 31
North West +58 13 £405 -4.71% 20
Midlands +22 12 £444 -1.39% 14
West Midlands +3 10 £444 -6.58% 10
South West +54 7 £550 +15.79% 12
East of England +61 6 £513 +20.59% 4
Wales +40 6 £450 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire +62 2 - - 9
East Midlands +51 2 - - 4
North East +35 2 £430 -14.00% 2
Northern Ireland +11 1 £400 -15.79%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 92 (39.32%) Java
2 84 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (23.93%) DevOps
4 50 (21.37%) Oracle
5 47 (20.09%) JavaScript
6 46 (19.66%) Python
7 45 (19.23%) REST
8 44 (18.80%) Finance
9 43 (18.38%) SQL
10 41 (17.52%) SQL Server
11 40 (17.09%) HTML
11 40 (17.09%) Azure
11 40 (17.09%) Spring
11 40 (17.09%) Jenkins
12 38 (16.24%) AWS
13 37 (15.81%) Git (software)
14 36 (15.38%) Test Automation
15 32 (13.68%) Scrum
16 31 (13.25%) Microsoft
17 30 (12.82%) Public Sector
18 29 (12.39%) Microservices
18 29 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (11.97%) Windows
20 26 (11.11%) Web Services
20 26 (11.11%) Spring Boot
21 25 (10.68%) XML
21 25 (10.68%) Linux
21 25 (10.68%) Security Cleared
22 24 (10.26%) High Availability
22 24 (10.26%) Relational Database

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 12 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.70%) Red Hat Fuse
3 10 (4.27%) Apache
3 10 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.85%) JBoss
4 9 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.99%) CMS
6 6 (2.56%) Anypoint
6 6 (2.56%) Confluence
7 4 (1.71%) Jupyter
7 4 (1.71%) nginx
8 3 (1.28%) Appian
8 3 (1.28%) Headless CMS
8 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.85%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.85%) Figma
3 2 (0.85%) InVision
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.85%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.43%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.43%) CATIA
4 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.43%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.71%) Magento
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.85%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.85%) StreamServe
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.43%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.09%) Azure
2 38 (16.24%) AWS
3 18 (7.69%) SaaS
4 17 (7.26%) Serverless
5 15 (6.41%) Power Platform
6 12 (5.13%) PaaS
7 10 (4.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (4.27%) GCP
8 9 (3.85%) GitHub
8 9 (3.85%) Office 365
9 7 (2.99%) Amazon S3
9 7 (2.99%) Azure Functions
9 7 (2.99%) Logic Apps
9 7 (2.99%) PowerApps
10 6 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (2.56%) OpenShift
10 6 (2.56%) Power Automate
11 5 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (2.14%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.56%) DNS
2 5 (2.14%) HTTP
2 5 (2.14%) SSL
3 4 (1.71%) Firewall
3 4 (1.71%) FTP
4 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.43%) DHCP
5 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.43%) Network Security
5 1 (0.43%) Skype
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) WebEx
5 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.84%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.56%) Big Data
4 13 (5.56%) MySQL
5 10 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (4.27%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.85%) Redis
7 8 (3.42%) Power BI
8 7 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (2.56%) Data Lake
9 6 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.56%) OLTP
10 5 (2.14%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (1.71%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.71%) HBase
11 4 (1.71%) Impala
11 4 (1.71%) Sqoop
11 4 (1.71%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 40 (17.09%) Jenkins
2 37 (15.81%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.84%) JIRA
4 14 (5.98%) GitLab
5 12 (5.13%) Artifactory
6 9 (3.85%) Ant
7 8 (3.42%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.42%) Gradle
7 8 (3.42%) Maven
7 8 (3.42%) SoapUI
7 8 (3.42%) SonarQube
8 7 (2.99%) JUnit
8 7 (2.99%) Selenium
8 7 (2.99%) Subversion
8 7 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (2.14%) JMeter
10 4 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.71%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.71%) SOAtest
10 4 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (18.80%) Finance
2 30 (12.82%) Public Sector
3 15 (6.41%) Banking
4 7 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.99%) Marketing
5 6 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.14%) Legal
7 4 (1.71%) Advertising
7 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.28%) Electronics
9 2 (0.85%) Front Office
9 2 (0.85%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.85%) Local Government
9 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Retail
10 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (36.32%) Developer
2 45 (19.23%) Architect
3 33 (14.10%) Java Developer
4 13 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
5 12 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (4.70%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.27%) Consultant
8 9 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (3.42%) Big Data Engineer
9 8 (3.42%) Data Engineer
9 8 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.99%) Salesforce Architect
10 7 (2.99%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.56%) Applications Developer
11 6 (2.56%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (2.56%) Designer
11 6 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (2.56%) HTML Developer
11 6 (2.56%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (2.56%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.23%) REST
2 40 (17.09%) HTML
2 40 (17.09%) Spring
3 26 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 26 (11.11%) Web Services
4 25 (10.68%) XML
5 22 (9.40%) CSS
6 19 (8.12%) .NET
6 19 (8.12%) SOAP
7 18 (7.69%) JSON
8 17 (7.26%) Kafka
9 16 (6.84%) HTML5
9 16 (6.84%) Middleware
10 15 (6.41%) AngularJS
10 15 (6.41%) React
10 15 (6.41%) RESTful
11 14 (5.98%) JMS
12 13 (5.56%) XSLT
13 12 (5.13%) Hibernate
13 12 (5.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.56%) User Experience
2 12 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.85%) Clustering
4 8 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.42%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.42%) PMI
5 6 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.14%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.14%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.14%) Linked Data
7 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.71%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.28%) CMDB
8 3 (1.28%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Replication
9 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.97%) Windows
2 25 (10.68%) Linux
3 14 (5.98%) Unix
4 8 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.43%) Solaris
10 1 (0.43%) SUSE
10 1 (0.43%) VMS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.93%) DevOps
3 36 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 32 (13.68%) Scrum
5 29 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (12.39%) Microservices
6 24 (10.26%) High Availability
7 21 (8.97%) OO
7 21 (8.97%) TDD
8 18 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (7.26%) Web Development
10 16 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.84%) Data Management
10 16 (6.84%) Multithreading
10 16 (6.84%) SOA
11 15 (6.41%) Analytics
11 15 (6.41%) BDD
11 15 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (6.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (39.32%) Java
2 47 (20.09%) JavaScript
3 46 (19.66%) Python
4 43 (18.38%) SQL
5 17 (7.26%) C#
6 16 (6.84%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.70%) Java 8
7 11 (4.70%) Scala
8 10 (4.27%) Perl
9 8 (3.42%) Apex Code
9 8 (3.42%) PHP
10 6 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.14%) Ruby
12 4 (1.71%) Groovy
12 4 (1.71%) XPath
13 3 (1.28%) Go
14 2 (0.85%) BeanShell
14 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.12%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.41%) Degree
4 8 (3.42%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.99%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.43%) HNC
8 1 (0.43%) HND
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.43%) MBA
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.83%) QA
2 7 (2.99%) SLA
3 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.28%) GDPR
4 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.85%) GxP
4 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) FINREP
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) MiFID
5 1 (0.43%) NCSC
5 1 (0.43%) NIST
5 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (8.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.69%) Docker
3 7 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.71%) HDFS
5 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.43%) NDS
6 1 (0.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 11 (4.70%) Ansible
3 10 (4.27%) Terraform
4 7 (2.99%) Grafana
5 5 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.71%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.71%) Kibana
6 4 (1.71%) Oozie
6 4 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.28%) Puppet
7 3 (1.28%) SCCM
8 2 (0.85%) Consul
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.85%) Nagios
8 2 (0.85%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.85%) SCOM
9 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (21.37%) Oracle
2 31 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.84%) SAP
4 14 (5.98%) MuleSoft
4 14 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.85%) Pega
5 9 (3.85%) VMware
6 7 (2.99%) Sybase
7 6 (2.56%) Citrix
7 6 (2.56%) Google
8 5 (2.14%) Databricks
8 5 (2.14%) Splunk
9 4 (1.71%) Adobe
9 4 (1.71%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.71%) Delphix
9 4 (1.71%) HP
9 4 (1.71%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.71%) Spotify
9 4 (1.71%) StreamSets
10 3 (1.28%) Informatica