The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 547 503 512
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 19 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.077% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.083% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 19
Average daily rate
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£281 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £550 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £368 £450
% change year-on-year
-14.96% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Consultant
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 5 £230 -58.18% 7
North East - 4 £313 - 2
South East -16 3 - - 8
East Midlands +2 1 - -
North West -2 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
South West - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £263 -
East of England - - - - 1
Applications Consultant
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Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 21 (37.50%) SQL
2 15 (26.79%) Windows
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle
4 13 (23.21%) Finance
5 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
7 8 (14.29%) Java
7 8 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 7 (12.50%) SCCM
8 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
9 6 (10.71%) SAP
9 6 (10.71%) Linux
10 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.93%) Migration
10 5 (8.93%) Application Packaging
10 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.93%) Workflow
11 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (7.14%) QA
11 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (7.14%) ERP
11 4 (7.14%) ITIL
11 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
11 4 (7.14%) .NET
11 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
12 3 (5.36%) VBScript

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
1 3 (5.36%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Documentum
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.79%) Drupal
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
3 1 (1.79%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (3.57%) ResourceLink
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.79%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Broadband
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) RTCP
2 2 (3.57%) RTP
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Intranet
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.79%) SMS
3 1 (1.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.79%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) DTS
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) AppScan
2 2 (3.57%) PVCS
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.57%) MSI
2 2 (3.57%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.57%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.79%) JMeter
3 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.79%) ProC
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Local Government
3 2 (3.57%) Front Office
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Application Packaging
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
4 2 (3.57%) Web Services
4 2 (3.57%) DOM
4 2 (3.57%) Middleware
4 2 (3.57%) SyncML
5 1 (1.79%) Spring
5 1 (1.79%) Ajax
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) Drools
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) CSS3
5 1 (1.79%) XSLT
5 1 (1.79%) WAP
5 1 (1.79%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) GIS
3 2 (3.57%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.79%) iSeries
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.93%) Workflow
1 5 (8.93%) Migration
1 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL
2 4 (7.14%) ERP
3 3 (5.36%) Change Management
3 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
3 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
3 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (5.36%) Data Architecture
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience Design
4 2 (3.57%) Cash Management
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.57%) Information Security
4 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (3.57%) Data Security
4 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.36%) VBScript
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) ABAP
5 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) CCA
2 1 (1.79%) OCP
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.79%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) Pegasus
5 2 (3.57%) ESRI
5 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.79%) AppSense
6 1 (1.79%) Imperva
6 1 (1.79%) Syclo
6 1 (1.79%) Informatica
6 1 (1.79%) Siemens
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase