The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Applications Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank - 74 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £468 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £418
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -16.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Applications Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
739 1090 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.31% 95.61% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 741 385
Median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Applications Consultant 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 Cheshire region featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BPMN
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk