The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Applications Engineer
Rank 554 540 562
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 24 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.060% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.065% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Applications Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
West Midlands -14 17 £269 - 2
London +7 3 - -
South East +3 3 £375 +11.94% 3
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 5
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Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 34 (59.65%) Project Management
1 34 (59.65%) Manufacturing
1 34 (59.65%) Validation
2 32 (56.14%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (54.39%) Requirements Management
4 29 (50.88%) Time Management
5 25 (43.86%) ENOVIA
6 17 (29.82%) Software Testing
6 17 (29.82%) PLM
6 17 (29.82%) Rational DOORS
7 16 (28.07%) Migration
8 14 (24.56%) Automotive
8 14 (24.56%) DELMIA
8 14 (24.56%) CAD
8 14 (24.56%) PDM
8 14 (24.56%) SAP
8 14 (24.56%) Data Architecture
9 13 (22.81%) ClearCase
9 13 (22.81%) ClearQuest
10 12 (21.05%) Business Transformation
11 11 (19.30%) Java
12 8 (14.04%) Finance
13 7 (12.28%) Linux
13 7 (12.28%) Windows
14 6 (10.53%) SQL
15 5 (8.77%) Perl
15 5 (8.77%) Degree
16 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
16 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
16 4 (7.02%) Juniper

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) Lync
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) WordPress
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (43.86%) ENOVIA
2 14 (24.56%) DELMIA
3 2 (3.51%) SAP PM
3 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.75%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
2 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.75%) SPDY
3 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) DMZ
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) QlikView
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (22.81%) ClearCase
2 13 (22.81%) ClearQuest
3 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 34 (59.65%) Manufacturing
2 14 (24.56%) Automotive
3 8 (14.04%) Finance
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) SOAP
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) QuickFIX
2 1 (1.75%) HTML5
2 1 (1.75%) CGI
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) Flash
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) XSD
2 1 (1.75%) XSLT
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (56.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) iPad
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.26%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Solaris
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Project Management
1 34 (59.65%) Validation
2 31 (54.39%) Requirements Management
3 29 (50.88%) Time Management
4 17 (29.82%) Software Testing
4 17 (29.82%) PLM
5 16 (28.07%) Migration
6 14 (24.56%) CAD
6 14 (24.56%) PDM
6 14 (24.56%) Data Architecture
7 12 (21.05%) Business Transformation
8 4 (7.02%) Test Planning
9 3 (5.26%) OO
9 3 (5.26%) Logistics
9 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.26%) Benchmarking
9 3 (5.26%) Change Management
10 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) Perl
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.26%) C
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) Groovy
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
2 2 (3.51%) RHCE
2 2 (3.51%) CCNA
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) MCSE
3 1 (1.75%) MCSA
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.51%) NFS
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.75%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) SAP
2 4 (7.02%) Juniper
2 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Citrix
3 3 (5.26%) Sun
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
3 3 (5.26%) NetApp
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Redknee
4 2 (3.51%) JBoss
4 2 (3.51%) Veeam
5 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) McAfee
5 1 (1.75%) Brocade
5 1 (1.75%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat