The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Manager
Rank 57 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £443
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.10 £42.38
% change year-on-year
- -14.80%
Applications Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
629 549 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.30% 92.42% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 334 283
Average daily rate £363 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £22.70 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Applications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Applications Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Applications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Manager across the Birmingham region.

Applications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Applications Manager
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Applications Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Applications Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft