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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Applications Engineer
UK / England
Rank 466 486 470
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 95 125 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 83 88
Median daily rate £373 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.56% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £25.50 £29.64 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.96% +24.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £17.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £59.15 £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +89.47%

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
38923 45199 45004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25520 29485 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1530 1806
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +8 43 £380 +2.70% 13
East of England +22 20 £413 +47.32% 11
South East -12 11 £288 -14.81% 9
East Midlands - 6 £358 - 1
West Midlands +8 5 £248 -40.00%
North East - 4 £375 -
North West +24 3 £333 -11.33% 3
South West +5 3 £355 -5.33% 3
Applications Engineer
UK

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 82 (43.39%) Windows
2 61 (32.28%) SQL
3 52 (27.51%) Linux
4 41 (21.69%) Microsoft
4 41 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (21.16%) Finance
5 40 (21.16%) Java
6 39 (20.63%) Unix
6 39 (20.63%) Python
7 34 (17.99%) Perl
8 31 (16.40%) Oracle
9 28 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 27 (14.29%) .NET
10 27 (14.29%) ITIL
10 27 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 26 (13.76%) JavaScript
11 26 (13.76%) PowerShell
12 24 (12.70%) IIS
13 23 (12.17%) E-Commerce
13 23 (12.17%) Shell Script
14 21 (11.11%) Windows Server
14 21 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 21 (11.11%) C#
15 20 (10.58%) Middleware
15 20 (10.58%) Mobile App
16 19 (10.05%) Ruby
17 18 (9.52%) Citrix
17 18 (9.52%) WebLogic
18 17 (8.99%) DevOps
18 17 (8.99%) Windows 7

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 24 (12.70%) IIS
2 18 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 14 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.35%) Apache
4 12 (6.35%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.12%) Confluence
9 3 (1.59%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.06%) SAS
10 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.53%) Drupal
11 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.53%) JBoss
11 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.06%) Simulink
5 1 (0.53%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.53%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.53%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.53%) OPENContractor
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.17%) IaaS
3 6 (3.17%) PaaS
3 6 (3.17%) SaaS
4 4 (2.12%) G Suite
5 3 (1.59%) GitHub
5 3 (1.59%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
7 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.88%) DNS
2 12 (6.35%) SSL
3 11 (5.82%) LDAP
4 10 (5.29%) Internet
4 10 (5.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.17%) DHCP
6 5 (2.65%) VPN
7 4 (2.12%) FTP
8 3 (1.59%) SSH
9 2 (1.06%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.06%) Firewall
9 2 (1.06%) FlexRay
9 2 (1.06%) HTTP
9 2 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.06%) SMTP
10 1 (0.53%) DKIM
10 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.53%) LAN
10 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.29%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.59%) Big Data
7 2 (1.06%) MS Access
7 2 (1.06%) MySQL
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.06%) QlikView
8 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.53%) GIS
8 1 (0.53%) Ingres
8 1 (0.53%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.47%) JIRA
2 15 (7.94%) Calabash
2 15 (7.94%) Cucumber
3 9 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.76%) Selenium
4 8 (4.23%) Capybara
4 8 (4.23%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.70%) Appium
5 7 (3.70%) MSBuild
5 7 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.17%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.65%) MSI
8 4 (2.12%) Hudson
8 4 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.12%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.06%) Introscope
10 2 (1.06%) NuGet
10 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (21.16%) Finance
2 12 (6.35%) Banking
3 7 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.65%) Billing
5 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (1.06%) Automotive
6 2 (1.06%) Back Office
6 2 (1.06%) Electronics
6 2 (1.06%) Games
6 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.06%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.29%) .NET
2 20 (10.58%) Middleware
3 15 (7.94%) Regular Expression
4 10 (5.29%) WebCenter
5 9 (4.76%) J2EE
6 8 (4.23%) HTML
7 7 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.17%) Gherkin
8 6 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (3.17%) XML
9 5 (2.65%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.12%) MSMQ
10 4 (2.12%) Web Services
11 3 (1.59%) CSS
11 3 (1.59%) IBM Integration Bus
11 3 (1.59%) Kendo UI
11 3 (1.59%) React
11 3 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.58%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.65%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.65%) User Experience
6 3 (1.59%) EFT
6 3 (1.59%) PKI
6 3 (1.59%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.06%) DataPower
7 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) Wiki
8 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.53%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (43.39%) Windows
2 52 (27.51%) Linux
3 39 (20.63%) Unix
4 21 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 17 (8.99%) Windows 7
6 12 (6.35%) Android
6 12 (6.35%) Windows 10
7 11 (5.82%) Apple iOS
7 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.76%) Mac OS
8 9 (4.76%) Solaris
8 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.06%) AIX
12 1 (0.53%) MVS
12 1 (0.53%) SUSE
12 1 (0.53%) VME
12 1 (0.53%) VMS
12 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.29%) ITIL
3 23 (12.17%) E-Commerce
4 17 (8.99%) DevOps
5 16 (8.47%) BDD
5 16 (8.47%) High Availability
6 15 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (7.94%) Knowledge Management
6 15 (7.94%) Problem Management
7 14 (7.41%) Service Management
8 13 (6.88%) API Testing
8 13 (6.88%) Change Management
8 13 (6.88%) Scrum
9 12 (6.35%) Application Packaging
9 12 (6.35%) Migration
9 12 (6.35%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.82%) Open Source
10 11 (5.82%) SDLC
11 10 (5.29%) Test Automation
12 9 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.28%) SQL
2 40 (21.16%) Java
3 39 (20.63%) Python
4 34 (17.99%) Perl
5 26 (13.76%) JavaScript
5 26 (13.76%) PowerShell
6 23 (12.17%) Shell Script
7 21 (11.11%) C#
8 19 (10.05%) Ruby
9 9 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.76%) C++
10 7 (3.70%) C
10 7 (3.70%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.59%) Jython
12 3 (1.59%) VB
13 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.65%) Degree
5 4 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.59%) ISEB
7 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.06%) MCAD
7 2 (1.06%) MCSD
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.53%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.99%) QA
2 7 (3.70%) SDET
3 4 (2.12%) SLA
4 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.06%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.06%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (7.41%) XenApp
3 10 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.23%) XenDesktop
5 7 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.12%) NFS
6 4 (2.12%) Samba
7 3 (1.59%) Docker
7 3 (1.59%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.94%) SCCM
2 14 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (6.88%) Puppet
4 5 (2.65%) Ansible
5 3 (1.59%) Nagios
6 2 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.06%) SCOM
6 2 (1.06%) WSUS
7 1 (0.53%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.53%) Control-M
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.53%) Kibana
7 1 (0.53%) logstash
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.53%) Webmin
Vendors
1 41 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.40%) Oracle
3 18 (9.52%) Citrix
4 15 (7.94%) VMware
5 9 (4.76%) Splunk
6 7 (3.70%) IBM
6 7 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.70%) Xamarin
7 6 (3.17%) WorldPay
8 5 (2.65%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.12%) AppSense
9 4 (2.12%) Google
9 4 (2.12%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.59%) F5
11 2 (1.06%) Alterian
11 2 (1.06%) Avaya
11 2 (1.06%) BMC
11 2 (1.06%) Epicor
11 2 (1.06%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.06%) Remedy