The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Applications Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Consultant
England / East of England
Rank 110 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.043% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.045% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £575 £450 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +28.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.50

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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2054 2239 2433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.45% 95.24% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1333 1481
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 230 190
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Consultant across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Applications Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire - 8 - - 2
Suffolk - 3 £575 -
Bedfordshire +5 1 £365 -18.88%
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 10 (50.00%) OWASP
3 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (30.00%) Scalability Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) Middleware
4 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (30.00%) Big Data
4 6 (30.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 6 (30.00%) Data Analytics
4 6 (30.00%) Analytics
4 6 (30.00%) Database Security
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) F5
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
6 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (10.00%) QRadar
7 2 (10.00%) Splunk
7 2 (10.00%) CEH
7 2 (10.00%) Finance

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) AppScan
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
1 10 (50.00%) OWASP
2 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Analytics
3 6 (30.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 6 (30.00%) Data Analytics
3 6 (30.00%) Database Security
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) Scalability Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CEH
1 2 (10.00%) CISM
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) QRadar
2 1 (5.00%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) F5
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) Acunetix
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle