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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 526 485 466
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 103 145 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 91 65
Median daily rate £400 £305 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £300 £380
% change year-on-year
+28.75% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.84 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.10% -55.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.91% -55.45%
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
46808 48220 46633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.77% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 30827 29175
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1864 1918
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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
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 24 June 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 0 55 £400 +16.11% 33
South East -8 24 £400 +31.14% 11
South West +1 8 £385 +18.46% 7
East of England +11 6 £425 +13.33% 9
West Midlands -20 6 £324 -3.35% 4
East Midlands +3 1 £550 - 1
North West -4 1 - - 8
Yorkshire -23 1 £238 -20.83% 5
North East -57 1 - -
Applications Engineer
UK

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 100 (44.64%) Windows
2 80 (35.71%) SQL
3 57 (25.45%) Microsoft
4 56 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 53 (23.66%) Active Directory
6 52 (23.21%) SQL Server
7 50 (22.32%) Linux
8 47 (20.98%) ITIL
9 38 (16.96%) VMware
10 37 (16.52%) MS Excel
11 36 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (16.07%) DevOps
12 34 (15.18%) .NET
13 33 (14.73%) Java
13 33 (14.73%) Oracle
13 33 (14.73%) PowerShell
14 29 (12.95%) Puppet
15 28 (12.50%) Finance
16 27 (12.05%) Migration
16 27 (12.05%) Service Delivery
16 27 (12.05%) IIS
16 27 (12.05%) MS Office
16 27 (12.05%) Unix
17 26 (11.61%) Perl
17 26 (11.61%) Citrix
17 26 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (11.16%) Scrum
18 25 (11.16%) Ansible
19 24 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012

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 27 (12.05%) IIS
2 20 (8.93%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.59%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.14%) Apache
5 11 (4.91%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.46%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.68%) JBoss
7 6 (2.68%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.23%) Confluence
8 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.79%) nginx
9 4 (1.79%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.34%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.05%) MS Office
3 8 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) HipChat
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) DELMIA
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.45%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.36%) IaaS
3 12 (5.36%) PaaS
4 5 (2.23%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.34%) Office 365
6 2 (0.89%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.45%) GitHub
7 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.25%) Firewall
1 14 (6.25%) HTTP
2 12 (5.36%) DNS
3 10 (4.46%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.57%) Internet
5 7 (3.13%) LDAP
5 7 (3.13%) SSL
6 5 (2.23%) DHCP
7 4 (1.79%) LAN
7 4 (1.79%) SMTP
7 4 (1.79%) SSH
8 3 (1.34%) WAN
9 2 (0.89%) FTP
9 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.89%) Intranet
9 2 (0.89%) IPv6
9 2 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.89%) SAN
9 2 (0.89%) VPN
9 2 (0.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.59%) MySQL
3 13 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.23%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.34%) MS Access
9 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.34%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.89%) Big Data
10 2 (0.89%) Biml
10 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.89%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (7.59%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.02%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.68%) Subversion
6 5 (2.23%) JIRA
6 5 (2.23%) Maven
6 5 (2.23%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.79%) JUnit
8 3 (1.34%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.89%) Ant
9 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.89%) Hudson
9 2 (0.89%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.89%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.89%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.89%) RSpec
9 2 (0.89%) Sinon.JS
General
1 28 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (5.80%) Banking
3 10 (4.46%) Law
4 8 (3.57%) Legal
5 6 (2.68%) Automotive
6 5 (2.23%) Marketing
6 5 (2.23%) Retail
7 4 (1.79%) Billing
7 4 (1.79%) Front Office
7 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.34%) Local Government
9 2 (0.89%) Advertising
9 2 (0.89%) Back Office
9 2 (0.89%) Games
9 2 (0.89%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.89%) Publishing
9 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.45%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.18%) .NET
2 16 (7.14%) HTML
3 14 (6.25%) CSS
3 14 (6.25%) Web Services
4 12 (5.36%) XML
5 11 (4.91%) LAMP
6 8 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.13%) REST
8 6 (2.68%) HTML5
8 6 (2.68%) WCF
9 5 (2.23%) Classic ASP
10 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.79%) J2EE
10 4 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (1.79%) MCollective
10 4 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.34%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.02%) User Experience
5 6 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.23%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.23%) PKI
6 5 (2.23%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.79%) Clustering
7 4 (1.79%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.34%) Fintech
8 3 (1.34%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.89%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 100 (44.64%) Windows
2 56 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 50 (22.32%) Linux
4 27 (12.05%) Unix
5 26 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (8.48%) Apple iOS
8 18 (8.04%) Android
9 17 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (6.25%) Windows 7
11 11 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (4.46%) Windows 10
13 7 (3.13%) Solaris
14 6 (2.68%) Windows XP
15 5 (2.23%) CentOS
16 4 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (1.34%) Mac OS X
17 3 (1.34%) VMS
18 2 (0.89%) AIX
18 2 (0.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.98%) ITIL
2 36 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.07%) DevOps
3 27 (12.05%) Migration
3 27 (12.05%) Service Delivery
4 25 (11.16%) Scrum
5 16 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 16 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (6.70%) Problem Management
7 13 (5.80%) Automated Testing
7 13 (5.80%) Incident Management
7 13 (5.80%) Mobile Application Development
8 12 (5.36%) E-Commerce
8 12 (5.36%) ITIL V3
8 12 (5.36%) Project Management
8 12 (5.36%) Release Management
9 11 (4.91%) Black-Box Testing
9 11 (4.91%) Document Management
10 10 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (4.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 80 (35.71%) SQL
2 33 (14.73%) Java
2 33 (14.73%) PowerShell
3 26 (11.61%) Perl
4 21 (9.38%) Python
5 18 (8.04%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.04%) PHP
6 16 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.80%) C#
7 13 (5.80%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.91%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.13%) VBScript
10 6 (2.68%) AWK
10 6 (2.68%) sed
11 5 (2.23%) Ruby
11 5 (2.23%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.79%) VB
12 4 (1.79%) VBA
13 3 (1.34%) C
13 3 (1.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.27%) Degree
3 18 (8.04%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.46%) MCSE
6 9 (4.02%) MCSA
7 6 (2.68%) MCP
8 5 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.34%) CCNA
10 3 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.34%) HNC
11 2 (0.89%) ISEB
11 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.89%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.89%) VCP5
11 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.45%) MCITP
12 1 (0.45%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.71%) QA
2 20 (8.93%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (23.66%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.14%) Docker
4 11 (4.91%) vCloud
4 11 (4.91%) XenApp
5 8 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (3.13%) Squid
7 6 (2.68%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.68%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.79%) qmail
8 4 (1.79%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.34%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.34%) XenServer
10 2 (0.89%) Samba
10 2 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (12.95%) Puppet
2 25 (11.16%) Ansible
3 22 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (8.93%) SCCM
5 13 (5.80%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.91%) Mesos
7 10 (4.46%) Nagios
8 9 (4.02%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.68%) logstash
9 6 (2.68%) SCOM
9 6 (2.68%) WMI
10 4 (1.79%) Cacti
10 4 (1.79%) collectd
10 4 (1.79%) Ganglia
10 4 (1.79%) Graphite
10 4 (1.79%) WSUS
11 2 (0.89%) Consul
11 2 (0.89%) Kibana
11 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.89%) yum
Vendors
1 57 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 38 (16.96%) VMware
3 33 (14.73%) Oracle
4 26 (11.61%) Citrix
5 20 (8.93%) Red Hat
6 12 (5.36%) IBM
7 10 (4.46%) iManage
8 8 (3.57%) Remedy
9 7 (3.13%) Cisco
9 7 (3.13%) Google
10 6 (2.68%) HP
10 6 (2.68%) Splunk
11 4 (1.79%) Sun
11 4 (1.79%) ThinPrint
12 3 (1.34%) Apple
12 3 (1.34%) AppSense
12 3 (1.34%) Dell
12 3 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.34%) Veritas
13 2 (0.89%) TOWER Software
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