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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 519 483 528
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +45
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 38 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.090% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.097% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 20
Average daily rate £325 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-27.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
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 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 21 £420 -6.66% 8
South East -15 8 £260 -42.22% 3
East of England -30 3 £125 -73.40%
North East - 3 £226 -
West Midlands -19 2 £250 -
North West -25 1 £465 +61.73% 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 3
Applications Consultant
UK

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (24.66%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) .NET
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle
2 11 (15.07%) Windows
3 10 (13.70%) ITIL
3 10 (13.70%) Finance
4 9 (12.33%) Migration
4 9 (12.33%) Java
4 9 (12.33%) HP
5 8 (10.96%) SAP
5 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.96%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
6 7 (9.59%) Blog
6 7 (9.59%) UNIX
7 6 (8.22%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (8.22%) Application Packaging
8 5 (6.85%) Banking
8 5 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
8 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Data Mapping
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.85%) NetWeaver
8 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
8 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (6.85%) Linux
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle Payables

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (6.85%) NetWeaver
1 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.37%) Drupal
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (2.74%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.37%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) LDAP
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) Intranet
2 2 (2.74%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) IPv4
3 1 (1.37%) IPv6
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) RTCP
3 1 (1.37%) RTP
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) Broadband
3 1 (1.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.37%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) DTS
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (4.11%) AppScan
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
2 1 (1.37%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.37%) ProC
2 1 (1.37%) MSI
2 1 (1.37%) JMeter
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.48%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) German Language
4 2 (2.74%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) Application Packaging
3 4 (5.48%) Middleware
4 3 (4.11%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.74%) CSS
5 2 (2.74%) J2EE
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 2 (2.74%) XML
6 1 (1.37%) XSD
6 1 (1.37%) XSLT
6 1 (1.37%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.37%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.37%) JSP
6 1 (1.37%) SyncML
6 1 (1.37%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.37%) Ajax
6 1 (1.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.59%) Blog
3 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.74%) DataPower
4 1 (1.37%) Open Source
4 1 (1.37%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) HACMP
4 1 (1.37%) GIS
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) UNIX
3 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.85%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Android
6 2 (2.74%) AIX
6 2 (2.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Migration
3 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (6.85%) Data Mapping
4 4 (5.48%) ETL
5 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.11%) CRM
5 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.11%) Product Marketing
5 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.11%) Workflow
6 2 (2.74%) Data Architecture
6 2 (2.74%) User Experience Design
6 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.74%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (2.74%) Information Security
6 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.74%) Content Management
6 2 (2.74%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) Java
3 4 (5.48%) C#
3 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.74%) VBScript
5 2 (2.74%) ABAP
5 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.74%) Jython
6 1 (1.37%) XPath
6 1 (1.37%) VBA
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.74%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) CCA
4 1 (1.37%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) OCP
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.37%) Squid
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) AppDNA
2 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.37%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.37%) SCCM
4 1 (1.37%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) HP
3 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) SAP
4 4 (5.48%) IBM
5 3 (4.11%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 3 (4.11%) Informatica
5 3 (4.11%) Sybase
6 2 (2.74%) JBoss
6 2 (2.74%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.37%) Remedy
7 1 (1.37%) Websense
7 1 (1.37%) ESRI
7 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.37%) Coverity
7 1 (1.37%) Imperva
7 1 (1.37%) M86 Security
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) Sun
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
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