The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 36 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 2 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.63% 1.33% 7.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.54% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 16
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
287 259 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 90.82% 86.33% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 146 50
Average daily rate £325 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Applications Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Applications Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) PLM
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Applications Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) PLM
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory