The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.52% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £225 £600
% change year-on-year
+62.88% -62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
179 200 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 92.27% 93.90% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 110 58
Average daily rate £368 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.13 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +65.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £39.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Applications Specialist
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Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Specialist in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Basingstoke region.

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Applications Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) HACMP
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Applications Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) HACMP
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) AWK
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy