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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 514 505 474
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 89 116 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 71 98
Median daily rate £380 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £334 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -8.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +111.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £17.75 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +104.54%
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
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +1 44 £380 -15.55% 16
South East -2 18 £370 +5.71% 8
Yorkshire +27 6 £448 +37.69% 1
South West +10 6 £300 +9.09% 5
East of England +6 6 £185 -22.99% 4
West Midlands -21 4 £375 -9.09% 3
North West -13 2 £353 +14.82% 2
East Midlands - 2 £314 -
North East -26 1 - -
Applications Engineer
UK

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 94 (40.87%) Windows
2 66 (28.70%) SQL
3 59 (25.65%) Linux
4 53 (23.04%) Microsoft
5 47 (20.43%) Java
6 45 (19.57%) Perl
6 45 (19.57%) Unix
6 45 (19.57%) Active Directory
7 41 (17.83%) Oracle
8 36 (15.65%) .NET
8 36 (15.65%) Finance
9 34 (14.78%) SQL Server
9 34 (14.78%) ITIL
10 33 (14.35%) E-Commerce
10 33 (14.35%) Security Cleared
11 32 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (12.17%) MS Excel
12 28 (12.17%) MS Office
12 28 (12.17%) Citrix
12 28 (12.17%) PowerShell
13 27 (11.74%) High Availability
13 27 (11.74%) Migration
14 26 (11.30%) VMware
15 25 (10.87%) JavaScript
16 24 (10.43%) Python
16 24 (10.43%) Windows Server
16 24 (10.43%) DevOps
17 23 (10.00%) Middleware
17 23 (10.00%) SCCM
18 22 (9.57%) XenApp

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 21 (9.13%) WebLogic
2 20 (8.70%) IIS
2 20 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 18 (7.83%) Apache
4 12 (5.22%) Confluence
5 8 (3.48%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.04%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.74%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.30%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.87%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.87%) SAS
10 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.43%) JBoss
11 1 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 28 (12.17%) MS Excel
1 28 (12.17%) MS Office
2 9 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.30%) HipChat
5 1 (0.43%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) ENOVIA
1 2 (0.87%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.91%) G Suite
2 8 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.04%) Office 365
4 5 (2.17%) SaaS
5 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.30%) GitHub
7 2 (0.87%) IaaS
7 2 (0.87%) PaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.83%) DNS
2 16 (6.96%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.52%) Internet
4 13 (5.65%) DHCP
5 12 (5.22%) LDAP
6 11 (4.78%) Firewall
6 11 (4.78%) SSL
7 6 (2.61%) SSH
8 5 (2.17%) VPN
9 4 (1.74%) FTP
9 4 (1.74%) OpenVPN
10 3 (1.30%) BIG-IP
10 3 (1.30%) Intranet
11 2 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.87%) IPv6
11 2 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.87%) SMTP
11 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.43%) DKIM
12 1 (0.43%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.65%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.17%) MySQL
5 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.87%) MS Access
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.87%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.87%) SSDT
8 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.43%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 14 (6.09%) JIRA
2 11 (4.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.91%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.04%) MSI
5 5 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.30%) AdminStudio
7 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.87%) Appium
8 2 (0.87%) Calabash
8 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.87%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.87%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.87%) WiX
9 1 (0.43%) CMake
9 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (15.65%) Finance
2 10 (4.35%) Banking
3 8 (3.48%) Retail
4 5 (2.17%) Front Office
5 4 (1.74%) Automotive
5 4 (1.74%) Back Office
5 4 (1.74%) Law
6 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.65%) .NET
2 23 (10.00%) Middleware
3 15 (6.52%) WebCenter
4 14 (6.09%) J2EE
5 11 (4.78%) Regular Expression
6 7 (3.04%) HTML
6 7 (3.04%) REST
6 7 (3.04%) XML
7 5 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.17%) Node.js
7 5 (2.17%) Spring
8 4 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.74%) CSS
9 3 (1.30%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.87%) COM+
10 2 (0.87%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (0.87%) JSP
10 2 (0.87%) Web Services
10 2 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.35%) Cryptography
2 10 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.04%) User Experience
5 6 (2.61%) PKI
6 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.30%) EFT
8 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) DataPower
9 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.87%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 94 (40.87%) Windows
2 59 (25.65%) Linux
3 45 (19.57%) Unix
4 24 (10.43%) Windows Server
5 21 (9.13%) Windows 7
6 20 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 17 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.78%) Android
9 11 (4.78%) Apple iOS
10 10 (4.35%) Mac OS
11 9 (3.91%) Solaris
11 9 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.74%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.30%) SUSE
15 2 (0.87%) VMS
15 2 (0.87%) zOS
16 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.78%) ITIL
2 33 (14.35%) E-Commerce
3 32 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (11.74%) High Availability
4 27 (11.74%) Migration
5 24 (10.43%) DevOps
6 19 (8.26%) Open Source
6 19 (8.26%) Service Management
7 17 (7.39%) Application Packaging
8 15 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.65%) Application Discovery
9 13 (5.65%) Software Delivery
10 12 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.22%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.22%) Scrum
11 11 (4.78%) BDD
11 11 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.78%) Knowledge Management
11 11 (4.78%) Project Management
11 11 (4.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (28.70%) SQL
2 47 (20.43%) Java
3 45 (19.57%) Perl
4 28 (12.17%) PowerShell
5 25 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 24 (10.43%) Python
7 22 (9.57%) C#
7 22 (9.57%) Shell Script
8 14 (6.09%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.61%) C++
10 6 (2.61%) Ruby
11 5 (2.17%) VB
12 4 (1.74%) C
12 4 (1.74%) Scala
13 2 (0.87%) Jython
13 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.87%) VBA
14 1 (0.43%) ABAP
14 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (14.35%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.78%) Degree
4 8 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (3.48%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.17%) MCP
5 5 (2.17%) MCSE
6 4 (1.74%) MCSA
7 2 (0.87%) MCAD
7 2 (0.87%) MCSD
8 1 (0.43%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) CLAS
8 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.65%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) SDET
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 22 (9.57%) XenApp
3 17 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.22%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.78%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.48%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.74%) NFS
8 4 (1.74%) Samba
9 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.43%) Docker
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.43%) vCloud
9 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (10.00%) SCCM
2 7 (3.04%) Puppet
3 5 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.17%) SCOM
4 4 (1.74%) WMI
5 3 (1.30%) Nagios
5 3 (1.30%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.30%) OSSEC
6 2 (0.87%) Ansible
6 2 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.87%) WSUS
6 2 (0.87%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.43%) Opsview
7 1 (0.43%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 41 (17.83%) Oracle
3 28 (12.17%) Citrix
4 26 (11.30%) VMware
5 11 (4.78%) Google
6 9 (3.91%) IBM
7 8 (3.48%) AppSense
7 8 (3.48%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.04%) SAP
9 6 (2.61%) F5
10 5 (2.17%) iManage
10 5 (2.17%) Splunk
11 3 (1.30%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.30%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.30%) Dell
11 3 (1.30%) FatWire
11 3 (1.30%) HP
11 3 (1.30%) Veritas
11 3 (1.30%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.87%) Symantec
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