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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 508 432 485
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +53
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 119 168 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 120 52
Average daily rate £400 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £220 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.37 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £20.00 £38.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -49.73%
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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average 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 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -36 55 £400 -20.00% 19
South East -17 30 £400 +33.33% 11
East of England +4 10 £348 +18.80% 8
South West +6 7 £385 -18.51% 3
East Midlands +9 5 £550 +46.66%
West Midlands -6 5 £360 +5.10% 3
North West -5 4 - - 5
Yorkshire -21 2 - - 4
North East -33 1 £275 -
Applications Engineer
UK

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 108 (45.76%) Windows
2 89 (37.71%) SQL
3 70 (29.66%) Windows Server
4 65 (27.54%) SQL Server
5 62 (26.27%) Linux
6 52 (22.03%) Microsoft
7 42 (17.80%) ITIL
7 42 (17.80%) .NET
8 41 (17.37%) Java
9 39 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (16.10%) Active Directory
11 35 (14.83%) Oracle
11 35 (14.83%) Finance
11 35 (14.83%) Puppet
12 33 (13.98%) DevOps
13 32 (13.56%) VMware
13 32 (13.56%) Perl
14 31 (13.14%) MS Excel
15 30 (12.71%) IIS
16 29 (12.29%) Migration
16 29 (12.29%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (11.86%) PowerShell
17 28 (11.86%) Python
18 27 (11.44%) Tomcat
18 27 (11.44%) Unix
18 27 (11.44%) MS Office
18 27 (11.44%) Mobile App
19 26 (11.02%) Service Delivery
19 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
19 26 (11.02%) Security Cleared

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 30 (12.71%) IIS
2 27 (11.44%) Tomcat
3 23 (9.75%) Apache
4 16 (6.78%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.08%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.24%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.81%) JBoss
7 9 (3.81%) MS Exchange
8 8 (3.39%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.97%) nginx
10 6 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.69%) Confluence
12 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.27%) GlassFish
13 3 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.44%) MS Office
3 8 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) HipChat
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.85%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.24%) IaaS
4 8 (3.39%) PaaS
5 4 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.85%) GitHub
6 2 (0.85%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.85%) Office 365
7 1 (0.42%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.42%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.47%) DNS
2 19 (8.05%) HTTP
2 19 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.66%) Firewall
3 11 (4.66%) Internet
3 11 (4.66%) LDAP
4 10 (4.24%) SSL
5 8 (3.39%) SMTP
6 6 (2.54%) SSH
7 5 (2.12%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.69%) DHCP
8 4 (1.69%) FTP
8 4 (1.69%) LAN
8 4 (1.69%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.27%) SAN
9 3 (1.27%) VPN
9 3 (1.27%) WAN
10 2 (0.85%) Intranet
10 2 (0.85%) NAS
11 1 (0.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.32%) MySQL
3 18 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.81%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.12%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.27%) SSDT
10 2 (0.85%) Big Data
10 2 (0.85%) Biml
10 2 (0.85%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.85%) MS Access
10 2 (0.85%) Power BI
10 2 (0.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 18 (7.63%) Jenkins
2 16 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.24%) Subversion
4 10 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.81%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.97%) Maven
6 7 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.54%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.54%) JIRA
7 6 (2.54%) JUnit
8 4 (1.69%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.69%) Selenium
9 3 (1.27%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.85%) Burp Suite
10 2 (0.85%) GitLab
10 2 (0.85%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.85%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.85%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (14.83%) Finance
2 24 (10.17%) Banking
3 8 (3.39%) Law
4 6 (2.54%) Front Office
4 6 (2.54%) Legal
5 4 (1.69%) Automotive
5 4 (1.69%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.85%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Military
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.80%) .NET
2 23 (9.75%) Web Services
3 21 (8.90%) XML
4 16 (6.78%) HTML
4 16 (6.78%) LAMP
5 14 (5.93%) CSS
6 12 (5.08%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.97%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (2.97%) MCollective
7 7 (2.97%) Middleware
8 6 (2.54%) WCF
9 5 (2.12%) HTML5
9 5 (2.12%) J2EE
9 5 (2.12%) Java EE
9 5 (2.12%) REST
9 5 (2.12%) SAML
10 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.69%) ELK Stack
10 4 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.44%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.97%) PKI
4 7 (2.97%) User Experience
5 6 (2.54%) Clustering
5 6 (2.54%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.12%) NHS
6 5 (2.12%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.69%) Contactless
7 4 (1.69%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.27%) Fintech
9 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 108 (45.76%) Windows
2 70 (29.66%) Windows Server
3 62 (26.27%) Linux
4 27 (11.44%) Unix
5 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (10.59%) Android
6 25 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (9.75%) Apple iOS
8 22 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (5.93%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.81%) Solaris
12 7 (2.97%) CentOS
13 6 (2.54%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.69%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.85%) AIX
16 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.80%) ITIL
2 39 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.98%) DevOps
4 29 (12.29%) Migration
5 26 (11.02%) Service Delivery
6 22 (9.32%) Scrum
7 21 (8.90%) Problem Management
8 18 (7.63%) Incident Management
9 17 (7.20%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.20%) Open Source
10 16 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.36%) Release Management
12 14 (5.93%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.51%) ITIL V3
14 12 (5.08%) Change Management
14 12 (5.08%) Service Management
15 11 (4.66%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (4.66%) High Availability
15 11 (4.66%) Mobile Application Development
15 11 (4.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (37.71%) SQL
2 41 (17.37%) Java
3 32 (13.56%) Perl
4 28 (11.86%) PowerShell
4 28 (11.86%) Python
5 21 (8.90%) PHP
6 17 (7.20%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.20%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.36%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.66%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.66%) C#
9 9 (3.81%) VB
10 6 (2.54%) AWK
10 6 (2.54%) C++
10 6 (2.54%) Ruby
10 6 (2.54%) sed
11 5 (2.12%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.12%) VBScript
12 4 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.47%) Degree
3 19 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (5.51%) MCSE
6 11 (4.66%) MCSA
7 9 (3.81%) MCP
8 5 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.27%) CCNA
10 3 (1.27%) ISEB
10 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.85%) CISSP
11 2 (0.85%) HNC
11 2 (0.85%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.85%) VCP5
11 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.02%) QA
2 22 (9.32%) SLA
3 4 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.42%) JTAG
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (16.10%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.51%) Docker
4 10 (4.24%) Squid
5 7 (2.97%) qmail
5 7 (2.97%) vCloud
6 5 (2.12%) XenApp
7 4 (1.69%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.27%) Samba
8 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.27%) XenServer
9 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.42%) NFS
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (14.83%) Puppet
2 23 (9.75%) Ansible
3 18 (7.63%) Nagios
4 16 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (5.51%) ZABBIX
6 12 (5.08%) Cacti
7 11 (4.66%) SCCM
8 9 (3.81%) Kubernetes
8 9 (3.81%) logstash
9 8 (3.39%) WSUS
10 7 (2.97%) collectd
10 7 (2.97%) Ganglia
10 7 (2.97%) Graphite
10 7 (2.97%) Mesos
11 5 (2.12%) NetBackup
12 4 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (1.69%) WMI
12 4 (1.69%) yum
13 2 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.83%) Oracle
3 32 (13.56%) VMware
4 23 (9.75%) Red Hat
5 17 (7.20%) Citrix
6 14 (5.93%) IBM
7 10 (4.24%) Cisco
7 10 (4.24%) Splunk
8 8 (3.39%) iManage
9 6 (2.54%) Rackspace
9 6 (2.54%) Remedy
10 5 (2.12%) HP
10 5 (2.12%) Sun
10 5 (2.12%) Symantec
11 4 (1.69%) CommVault
11 4 (1.69%) Intel Security
11 4 (1.69%) ThinPrint
12 3 (1.27%) AppSense
12 3 (1.27%) Perforce
12 3 (1.27%) Veritas
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago