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 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 561 563 498
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -65
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 22 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.038% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.041% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £365 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £408 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £380 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +38.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 16
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +7 9 £250 -28.57% 1
South East -2 6 £220 -45.00% 1
South West - 4 £375 - 3
West Midlands -13 2 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1
Applications Engineer
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Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (40.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (30.00%) IIS
4 9 (22.50%) Java
5 8 (20.00%) HTML
5 8 (20.00%) .NET
5 8 (20.00%) VoIP
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
6 7 (17.50%) IP Telephony
6 7 (17.50%) IVR
6 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
7 6 (15.00%) Workflow
7 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
7 6 (15.00%) WAN
7 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.00%) LAN
7 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.50%) PBX
8 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 5 (12.50%) C#
8 5 (12.50%) Web Services
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (30.00%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) Lync
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) SmartPlant
2 1 (2.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) VoIP
2 7 (17.50%) IP Telephony
3 6 (15.00%) WAN
3 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.00%) LAN
4 5 (12.50%) PBX
5 3 (7.50%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (7.50%) ISDN
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security
6 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.50%) MSI
2 2 (5.00%) TestPartner
3 1 (2.50%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) HTML
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) XML
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) SAML
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.50%) OAuth
5 1 (2.50%) Cocoa
5 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) IVR
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Life Science
3 2 (5.00%) CMDB
3 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Android
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Workflow
2 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Telemarketing
4 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Release Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Content Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITSM
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.50%) Python
7 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.50%) SCOrch
1 3 (7.50%) StatsD
1 3 (7.50%) Graphite
1 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) Splunk
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) BMC
4 2 (5.00%) CA
4 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) Akamai
5 1 (2.50%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.50%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) Apple
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Intergraph
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