The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Applications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 66 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £650 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -45.10%
Applications Engineer
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
682 1028 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.04% 95.54% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 659 431
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 44 67
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.54 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £33.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Warrington +12 1 £650 +100.00%
Applications Engineer
North West

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Applications Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Applications Engineer 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware