The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 66 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.24% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £338 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.58% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Applications Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
772 1154 1202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 91.90% 95.45% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 531 641
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 64 108
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.39 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £338 -
Applications Specialist
South East

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Applications Specialist 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) OVSD
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) XML

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp