The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Applications Engineer
Rank 573 474 547
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +73
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 17 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.067% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.073% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
Average daily rate £350 £303 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £203 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £360 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 1
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 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
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
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
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 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Applications Engineer
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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 18 April 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
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 18 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 -21 7 £350 - 1
West Midlands -27 4 - - 1
East of England -24 3 £225 +50.00% 7
South East -15 1 £400 +15.81% 2
North West -17 1 - - 2
South West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
3 9 (21.95%) Time Management
4 8 (19.51%) SCCM
4 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
4 8 (19.51%) Validation
4 8 (19.51%) ENOVIA
4 8 (19.51%) Requirements Management
5 7 (17.07%) ClearQuest
5 7 (17.07%) ClearCase
5 7 (17.07%) .NET
5 7 (17.07%) Linux
5 7 (17.07%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (14.63%) UNIX
6 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) Citrix
7 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
7 5 (12.20%) IIS
7 5 (12.20%) VMware
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
8 4 (9.76%) Java
9 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.32%) PHP
9 3 (7.32%) HTML

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) WorkSite
4 2 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.44%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) DELMIA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
1 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
1 2 (4.88%) DHCP
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) ClearQuest
1 7 (17.07%) ClearCase
1 7 (17.07%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.88%) QUnit
2 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.88%) PHPUnit
2 2 (4.88%) Mocha
2 2 (4.88%) MSI
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
3 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.44%) Firebug
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Calabash
General
1 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.32%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) Backbone.js
3 2 (4.88%) Ember.js
3 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.88%) CSS3
3 2 (4.88%) Modernizr
3 2 (4.88%) HTML5
3 2 (4.88%) WCF
3 2 (4.88%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) MFC
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) STL
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) New Media
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 6 (14.63%) UNIX
4 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Solaris
7 1 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Project Management
2 9 (21.95%) Time Management
3 8 (19.51%) Validation
3 8 (19.51%) Requirements Management
4 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Change Control
7 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.88%) Network Management
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) MVC
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) VC++
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) MCSE
1 2 (4.88%) MCSA
1 2 (4.88%) MCP
2 1 (2.44%) CCNA
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) WMI
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.44%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Citrix
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Interwoven
3 3 (7.32%) Zend
4 2 (4.88%) F5
4 2 (4.88%) McAfee
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) NetApp
4 2 (4.88%) Sun
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Altiris
5 1 (2.44%) AppSense
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