The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank 516 506 461
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -45
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 41 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.075% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.081% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £369 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £316 £406
% change year-on-year
+2.57% -22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.35 -
% change year-on-year
-19.27% -
Applications Consultant
UK

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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 27 £400 -3.03% 4
South East -5 8 £375 +25.00% 2
West Midlands - 3 £288 - 1
East of England -2 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Applications Consultant
UK

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 30 (34.09%) SQL
2 29 (32.95%) Oracle
3 25 (28.41%) ITIL
4 22 (25.00%) UNIX
4 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 20 (22.73%) Windows
5 20 (22.73%) PL/SQL
6 17 (19.32%) C#
7 15 (17.05%) Java
7 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
8 14 (15.91%) .NET
8 14 (15.91%) DV Cleared
8 14 (15.91%) Oracle Database
9 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (14.77%) ERP
10 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
10 12 (13.64%) Finance
10 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (11.36%) Linux
12 9 (10.23%) Tomcat
12 9 (10.23%) SAP
12 9 (10.23%) Data Structures
12 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (10.23%) Logistics
13 8 (9.09%) Java EE
13 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
13 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
13 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (7.95%) Banking
14 7 (7.95%) Oracle EBS

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.23%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle BPEL
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Windchill
2 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.55%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) FTP
1 2 (2.27%) Firewall
1 2 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (1.14%) ATM
2 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) Oracle Database
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.82%) MySQL
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.27%) DataStage
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.14%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MSI
2 2 (2.27%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Law
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Military
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
4 2 (2.27%) Front Office
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) German Language
5 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) .NET
2 8 (9.09%) Java EE
3 6 (6.82%) Middleware
4 5 (5.68%) Application Packaging
5 3 (3.41%) Web Services
6 2 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.14%) jQuery
7 1 (1.14%) WCF
7 1 (1.14%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.14%) Ajax
7 1 (1.14%) HTML
7 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Data Structures
3 6 (6.82%) AS400
3 6 (6.82%) iSeries
4 4 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.55%) NHS
4 4 (4.55%) GIS
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) FMCG
6 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) UNIX
2 20 (22.73%) Windows
3 10 (11.36%) Linux
4 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) ITIL
2 13 (14.77%) ERP
3 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.23%) Logistics
5 6 (6.82%) Workflow
5 6 (6.82%) Migration
5 6 (6.82%) Service Management
5 6 (6.82%) BPEL
6 4 (4.55%) SOA
6 4 (4.55%) CRM
6 4 (4.55%) Change Management
6 4 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.41%) Build Automation
7 3 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.41%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.41%) Project Management
8 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) SQL
2 20 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 17 (19.32%) C#
4 15 (17.05%) Java
5 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.82%) COBOL
5 6 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.41%) C
7 2 (2.27%) VBScript
7 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.14%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.91%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.27%) MCTS
6 1 (1.14%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.14%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.14%) WSUS
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Oracle
2 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.23%) SAP
4 7 (7.95%) IBM
5 6 (6.82%) Epicor
6 4 (4.55%) Cerner
6 4 (4.55%) Murex
6 4 (4.55%) ESRI
7 2 (2.27%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.27%) Reuters
7 2 (2.27%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.27%) Remedy
7 2 (2.27%) Fidessa
7 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 2 (2.27%) Imperva
7 2 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (1.14%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.14%) Siebel
8 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.14%) HP
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