The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Applications Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +23.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - £36.10

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
632 609 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.78% 94.71% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 376 351
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Applications Manager in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Applications Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Applications Manager in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP