The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 93 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £275 £250 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +29.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -24.03%
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1559 1702 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.35% 96.54% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 962 742
Median daily rate £370 £365 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 94 164
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £21.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Midlands region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £275 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Applications Support 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 East Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (41.67%) SAP
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) DTS
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) AS400
4 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (33.33%) Informatica
4 4 (33.33%) RPG
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) SAP CRM
4 4 (33.33%) SAP XI
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) Unica
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) iSeries
4 4 (33.33%) RPG IV
4 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) Northgate
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Unica
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (33.33%) DTS
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Adabas
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SAP XI
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) AS400
1 4 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) RPG
2 4 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) JCL
3 1 (8.33%) NATURAL
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) Informatica
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Northgate
4 1 (8.33%) RedPrairie