The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Consultant
UK / England
Rank 528 543 531
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 46 47 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 34
Median daily rate £500 £475 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +29.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £585
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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39238 43349 43884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.94% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25748 27917 28128
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1338 1586 1778
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Consultant
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 16 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
London -17 17 £450 -10.00% 4
South West +27 11 £500 - 3
East of England +11 11 £575 +27.77%
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
North West +16 2 £446 +5.00%
West Midlands -8 2 £450 -5.26% 1
Applications Consultant
UK

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 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 England region featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (26.60%) Finance
1 25 (26.60%) Oracle
2 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
3 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
4 17 (18.09%) SQL
5 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
6 14 (14.89%) Information Security
6 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.83%) Java
8 12 (12.77%) OWASP
8 12 (12.77%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (11.70%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (11.70%) Windows
10 10 (10.64%) ERP
11 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
11 9 (9.57%) Firewall
11 9 (9.57%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (9.57%) Migration
11 9 (9.57%) DevOps
12 8 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (8.51%) Network Security
12 8 (8.51%) Risk Management
12 8 (8.51%) Linux
13 7 (7.45%) ITIL
13 7 (7.45%) .NET
13 7 (7.45%) PL/SQL
13 7 (7.45%) Hyperion
13 7 (7.45%) Oracle EBS

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) Apache
2 3 (3.19%) IIS
2 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.06%) JBoss
4 1 (1.06%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) InfoPath
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.06%) ENOVIA
5 1 (1.06%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.06%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.06%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.06%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.06%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.06%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Firewall
2 8 (8.51%) Network Security
3 3 (3.19%) SSL
3 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.06%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (5.32%) Big Data
4 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.06%) DataStage
5 1 (1.06%) GIS
5 1 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.06%) MS Access
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) AppScan
1 3 (3.19%) MSI
2 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (1.06%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) German Language
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) .NET
2 6 (6.38%) Middleware
3 3 (3.19%) HTML
3 3 (3.19%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.19%) Web Services
4 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.13%) Node.js
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (1.06%) Dojo
5 1 (1.06%) HTML5
5 1 (1.06%) J2EE
5 1 (1.06%) JSP
5 1 (1.06%) React
5 1 (1.06%) SOAP
5 1 (1.06%) XML
5 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) CMDB
4 1 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Linux
3 4 (4.26%) Unix
4 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Solaris
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.89%) Information Security
4 12 (12.77%) OWASP
5 11 (11.70%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (10.64%) ERP
7 9 (9.57%) DevOps
7 9 (9.57%) Migration
8 8 (8.51%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (7.45%) ITIL
9 7 (7.45%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (7.45%) Project Management
9 7 (7.45%) Scalability Testing
9 7 (7.45%) Security Architecture
10 6 (6.38%) Analytics
10 6 (6.38%) Data Analytics
10 6 (6.38%) Performance Management
11 5 (5.32%) Big Data Analytics
11 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 13 (13.83%) Java
3 7 (7.45%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.32%) C#
4 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.32%) Python
5 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.19%) Perl
5 3 (3.19%) Ruby
5 3 (3.19%) VB
5 3 (3.19%) VBA
6 2 (2.13%) C
6 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) ABAP
7 1 (1.06%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.06%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) COBOL
7 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) CISM
3 5 (5.32%) CISSP
3 5 (5.32%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) CEH
5 1 (1.06%) CCIE
5 1 (1.06%) CISA
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (3.19%) XenApp
3 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) QRadar
3 3 (3.19%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.06%) Ansible
4 1 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.06%) Puppet
4 1 (1.06%) TADDM
4 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.45%) Hyperion
4 6 (6.38%) AppDynamics
4 6 (6.38%) F5
4 6 (6.38%) IBM
4 6 (6.38%) Splunk
5 3 (3.19%) Acunetix
5 3 (3.19%) BMC
5 3 (3.19%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Citrix
6 2 (2.13%) Informatica
6 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos
7 1 (1.06%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.06%) ESRI
7 1 (1.06%) IFS
7 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) Siebel