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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Applications Engineer
Rank 522 520 558
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +38
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 31 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.062% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.067% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
Average daily rate
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£399 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.73% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £242 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £349 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £323 £315
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.54%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
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 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -3 23 £269 - 1
London +1 6 £513 +70.83%
South East -9 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
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Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 29 (55.77%) Project Management
1 29 (55.77%) Manufacturing
1 29 (55.77%) Validation
1 29 (55.77%) Requirements Management
2 27 (51.92%) Time Management
3 23 (44.23%) ENOVIA
4 16 (30.77%) Migration
5 15 (28.85%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (26.92%) Automotive
6 14 (26.92%) DELMIA
6 14 (26.92%) PLM
6 14 (26.92%) PDM
6 14 (26.92%) Software Testing
6 14 (26.92%) Data Architecture
6 14 (26.92%) CAD
6 14 (26.92%) SAP
7 12 (23.08%) Business Transformation
8 11 (21.15%) ClearCase
8 11 (21.15%) ClearQuest
9 9 (17.31%) Java
10 8 (15.38%) SQL
10 8 (15.38%) Windows
11 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
12 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
12 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
12 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
13 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (5.77%) Change Control
13 3 (5.77%) Perl

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (44.23%) ENOVIA
2 14 (26.92%) DELMIA
3 2 (3.85%) SAP PM
3 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.92%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
2 2 (3.85%) DHCP
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.92%) SPDY
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (21.15%) ClearCase
2 11 (21.15%) ClearQuest
3 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 29 (55.77%) Manufacturing
2 14 (26.92%) Automotive
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) QuickFIX
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) Flash
2 1 (1.92%) CGI
2 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Replication
1 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (1.92%) Open Source
2 1 (1.92%) iPad
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Project Management
1 29 (55.77%) Validation
1 29 (55.77%) Requirements Management
2 27 (51.92%) Time Management
3 16 (30.77%) Migration
4 14 (26.92%) PLM
4 14 (26.92%) PDM
4 14 (26.92%) Software Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Data Architecture
4 14 (26.92%) CAD
5 12 (23.08%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.77%) Change Control
6 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
7 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.85%) OOP
7 2 (3.85%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.77%) Perl
4 3 (5.77%) C
5 2 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.85%) MCSE
1 2 (3.85%) MCSA
1 2 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
2 1 (1.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) NetApp
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) McAfee
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Juniper
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) Veeam
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) Sun
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Brocade
5 1 (1.92%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.92%) AppSense