The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Applications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 500 506 446
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -60
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 130 110 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 69 62
Median daily rate £385 £325 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £371
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 18
Median hourly rate - £18.25 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -52.38%
Applications Engineer
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
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Applications Engineer in the job title.

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 24 July 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 63 £400 +11.49% 23
South East -4 30 £400 +6.66% 12
South West +6 12 £375 +12.78% 4
East of England +19 8 £305 -18.66% 4
West Midlands -22 8 £300 -38.46% 2
North West -7 3 £343 +44.21% 6
Yorkshire -8 3 £238 -20.83% 1
North East -43 2 £210 -
Applications Engineer
UK

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Applications Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 103 (41.53%) Windows
2 89 (35.89%) SQL
3 62 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 59 (23.79%) Active Directory
5 53 (21.37%) SQL Server
5 53 (21.37%) ITIL
6 49 (19.76%) Linux
6 49 (19.76%) Windows Server
7 47 (18.95%) Java
8 45 (18.15%) MS Office
9 43 (17.34%) MS Excel
10 40 (16.13%) DevOps
11 39 (15.73%) .NET
12 38 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (14.92%) Oracle
14 35 (14.11%) VMware
15 34 (13.71%) Citrix
15 34 (13.71%) PowerShell
16 33 (13.31%) Unix
17 31 (12.50%) Migration
17 31 (12.50%) Security Cleared
18 28 (11.29%) Service Delivery
19 26 (10.48%) Finance
19 26 (10.48%) QA
20 25 (10.08%) T-SQL
20 25 (10.08%) Perl
20 25 (10.08%) IIS
21 24 (9.68%) Scrum
21 24 (9.68%) Degree
21 24 (9.68%) SC Cleared

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (10.08%) IIS
2 17 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.24%) Apache
4 9 (3.63%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.23%) Confluence
5 8 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.21%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.21%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.81%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.81%) Drupal
9 2 (0.81%) JBoss
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 45 (18.15%) MS Office
2 43 (17.34%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.81%) HipChat
6 1 (0.40%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.40%) DELMIA
3 1 (0.40%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.84%) IaaS
3 12 (4.84%) PaaS
4 6 (2.42%) Google Apps
4 6 (2.42%) Office 365
5 3 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.21%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.06%) Firewall
2 14 (5.65%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.03%) DNS
4 9 (3.63%) HTTP
4 9 (3.63%) Internet
5 7 (2.82%) DHCP
5 7 (2.82%) SSH
6 6 (2.42%) SSL
7 4 (1.61%) Intranet
7 4 (1.61%) LAN
7 4 (1.61%) LDAP
8 3 (1.21%) IPv6
8 3 (1.21%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (1.21%) VPN
8 3 (1.21%) WAN
8 3 (1.21%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.81%) FTP
9 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.81%) SAN
10 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.45%) MySQL
3 9 (3.63%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.02%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.02%) SQLPlus
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.81%) Big Data
9 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.81%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.81%) MS Access
9 2 (0.81%) Power BI
9 2 (0.81%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.05%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.23%) JIRA
4 6 (2.42%) Subversion
4 6 (2.42%) TeamCity
4 6 (2.42%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.02%) Maven
5 5 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.61%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.61%) JUnit
7 3 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.81%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.81%) GitLab
8 2 (0.81%) GoCD
8 2 (0.81%) Hudson
8 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.81%) RSpec
8 2 (0.81%) Sinon.JS
General
1 26 (10.48%) Finance
2 14 (5.65%) Law
3 11 (4.44%) Banking
4 10 (4.03%) Legal
5 9 (3.63%) Front Office
6 8 (3.23%) Automotive
7 7 (2.82%) Retail
8 6 (2.42%) Back Office
8 6 (2.42%) Marketing
9 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.61%) Billing
10 4 (1.61%) Local Government
11 3 (1.21%) Advertising
12 2 (0.81%) Games
12 2 (0.81%) Military
12 2 (0.81%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.40%) German Language
13 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.73%) .NET
2 17 (6.85%) HTML
3 13 (5.24%) CSS
3 13 (5.24%) XML
4 11 (4.44%) REST
5 10 (4.03%) Web Services
6 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.82%) LAMP
8 6 (2.42%) HTML5
9 5 (2.02%) Classic ASP
9 5 (2.02%) J2EE
9 5 (2.02%) WCF
10 4 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.21%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.21%) COM
11 3 (1.21%) CSS3
11 3 (1.21%) Middleware
11 3 (1.21%) Node.js
11 3 (1.21%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.03%) User Experience
6 8 (3.23%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.42%) PKI
8 5 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.02%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.61%) Clustering
9 4 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.21%) Fintech
10 3 (1.21%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.21%) VCE vBlock
11 2 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.81%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 103 (41.53%) Windows
2 49 (19.76%) Linux
2 49 (19.76%) Windows Server
3 33 (13.31%) Unix
4 23 (9.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (8.47%) Apple iOS
5 21 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (8.06%) Android
7 17 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (6.45%) Windows 7
9 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (5.24%) Windows 10
11 10 (4.03%) Windows XP
12 8 (3.23%) Solaris
13 5 (2.02%) CentOS
13 5 (2.02%) VMS
14 4 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.21%) SUSE
16 2 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.37%) ITIL
2 40 (16.13%) DevOps
3 38 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (12.50%) Migration
5 28 (11.29%) Service Delivery
6 24 (9.68%) Scrum
7 19 (7.66%) E-Commerce
8 17 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (6.85%) Project Management
9 15 (6.05%) Open Source
10 14 (5.65%) Automated Testing
10 14 (5.65%) Document Management
10 14 (5.65%) Mobile Application Development
10 14 (5.65%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.24%) Configuration Management
12 12 (4.84%) Application Packaging
12 12 (4.84%) Black-Box Testing
12 12 (4.84%) ITIL V3
12 12 (4.84%) Release Management
13 11 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 89 (35.89%) SQL
2 47 (18.95%) Java
3 34 (13.71%) PowerShell
4 25 (10.08%) Perl
4 25 (10.08%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.26%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.26%) PHP
6 15 (6.05%) Python
7 13 (5.24%) C#
7 13 (5.24%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.63%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.42%) Ruby
9 6 (2.42%) VBScript
10 5 (2.02%) C
10 5 (2.02%) C++
10 5 (2.02%) VB
10 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.61%) VBA
12 3 (1.21%) AWK
12 3 (1.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.68%) Degree
2 24 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.84%) MCSA
4 12 (4.84%) MCSE
5 10 (4.03%) MCP
6 7 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.61%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.81%) ISEB
8 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.81%) VCP5
8 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.40%) CCA
9 1 (0.40%) CCNA
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.40%) HNC
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.48%) QA
2 13 (5.24%) SLA
3 5 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (23.79%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.45%) Docker
3 16 (6.45%) XenApp
4 12 (4.84%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.44%) vCloud
6 10 (4.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (3.23%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.61%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.21%) Squid
9 3 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.21%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.81%) Samba
10 2 (0.81%) XenServer
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (8.87%) Ansible
2 21 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (8.47%) Puppet
3 19 (7.66%) SCCM
4 13 (5.24%) Kubernetes
5 11 (4.44%) Mesos
6 10 (4.03%) WMI
7 6 (2.42%) SCOM
8 4 (1.61%) Nagios
9 3 (1.21%) WSUS
9 3 (1.21%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.81%) Consul
10 2 (0.81%) Grafana
10 2 (0.81%) Kibana
10 2 (0.81%) logstash
10 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.81%) yum
11 1 (0.40%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 62 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.92%) Oracle
3 35 (14.11%) VMware
4 34 (13.71%) Citrix
5 19 (7.66%) Red Hat
6 15 (6.05%) iManage
7 10 (4.03%) IBM
8 9 (3.63%) Google
9 8 (3.23%) Cisco
10 6 (2.42%) Remedy
10 6 (2.42%) SAP
11 5 (2.02%) AppSense
11 5 (2.02%) Dell
11 5 (2.02%) HP
12 4 (1.61%) Sun
12 4 (1.61%) ThinPrint
12 4 (1.61%) Veritas
13 3 (1.21%) Apple
13 3 (1.21%) Lotus
13 3 (1.21%) NetApp
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