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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 545 532 503
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 45 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.065% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.070% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 21
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£434 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.58% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £470 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £301 £388
% change year-on-year
+48.50% -22.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.17 -
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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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +4 20 £488 +62.50% 5
South East -23 9 £320 +6.66% 3
South West - 4 £418 -
East Midlands +2 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £388 - 1
North East - 2 £492 -
Yorkshire - 2 £550 - 2
North West -8 1 - -
East of England -15 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Applications Consultant
UK

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (34.38%) SQL
2 21 (32.81%) Oracle
3 19 (29.69%) Windows
4 16 (25.00%) Finance
5 15 (23.44%) UNIX
6 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
7 10 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (15.63%) Migration
7 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
8 9 (14.06%) ITIL
8 9 (14.06%) Java
8 9 (14.06%) ERP
8 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
8 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
9 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 8 (12.50%) SAP
9 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (10.94%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.94%) Linux
11 6 (9.38%) C#
11 6 (9.38%) .NET
11 6 (9.38%) Banking
11 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
11 6 (9.38%) SCCM
11 6 (9.38%) Application Packaging
11 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
12 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) Documentum
3 2 (3.13%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) Windchill
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.56%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (1.56%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Network Security
2 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) RTCP
3 1 (1.56%) RTP
3 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.56%) Broadband
3 1 (1.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MSI
2 2 (3.13%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.13%) AdminStudio
2 2 (3.13%) PVCS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Front Office
4 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 2 (3.13%) Military
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
1 6 (9.38%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.69%) Java EE
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) SyncML
4 1 (1.56%) Spring
4 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) J2EE
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) DOM
4 1 (1.56%) XSLT
4 1 (1.56%) WAP
4 1 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.56%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) GIS
2 3 (4.69%) AS400
2 3 (4.69%) iSeries
3 2 (3.13%) Statistics
3 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) FMCG
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 15 (23.44%) UNIX
3 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) Android
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Migration
2 9 (14.06%) ERP
2 9 (14.06%) ITIL
3 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.25%) Workflow
4 4 (6.25%) Logistics
5 3 (4.69%) Information Security
5 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.69%) Change Management
5 3 (4.69%) Project Management
5 3 (4.69%) Service Management
6 2 (3.13%) BPEL
6 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (1.56%) Time Management
7 1 (1.56%) BPMN
7 1 (1.56%) Data Architecture
7 1 (1.56%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
3 9 (14.06%) Java
4 6 (9.38%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) COBOL
5 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.13%) VBScript
6 2 (3.13%) VB
6 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) ABAP
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.13%) MCTS
5 1 (1.56%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) SAP
4 4 (6.25%) Citrix
5 3 (4.69%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) Epicor
5 3 (4.69%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.69%) ESRI
6 2 (3.13%) Remedy
6 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.13%) Imperva
6 2 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (1.56%) Syclo
7 1 (1.56%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.56%) Reuters
7 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.56%) AppSense
7 1 (1.56%) Sybase
7 1 (1.56%) Cerner
7 1 (1.56%) Informatica