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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 484 537 485
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -52
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 138 105 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 72 63
Median daily rate £375 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 12
Median hourly rate £40.75 £19.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.47% -49.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £20.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+96.38% -45.10%
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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 53 £400 +5.26% 12
South East +22 36 £370 +4.59% 4
East of England +10 14 £285 -1.72% 14
South West +17 10 £375 +7.14% 2
North West +15 7 £325 +41.30% 6
North East -12 7 £310 -11.42% 1
Yorkshire +7 6 £340 +13.33% 2
West Midlands -21 4 £344 -19.11% 2
Applications Engineer
UK

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 91 (36.69%) Windows
2 75 (30.24%) SQL
3 59 (23.79%) Microsoft
4 54 (21.77%) Java
5 53 (21.37%) Active Directory
6 51 (20.56%) Linux
7 48 (19.35%) ITIL
8 43 (17.34%) Oracle
8 43 (17.34%) SQL Server
9 42 (16.94%) Perl
9 42 (16.94%) .NET
9 42 (16.94%) Unix
10 38 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (14.92%) MS Excel
11 37 (14.92%) MS Office
12 36 (14.52%) Citrix
13 34 (13.71%) PowerShell
13 34 (13.71%) DevOps
14 33 (13.31%) Security Cleared
14 33 (13.31%) Finance
15 32 (12.90%) VMware
15 32 (12.90%) E-Commerce
16 31 (12.50%) Windows Server
17 28 (11.29%) JavaScript
18 26 (10.48%) Migration
19 25 (10.08%) High Availability
20 23 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (9.27%) SCCM
20 23 (9.27%) C#
21 22 (8.87%) SC Cleared

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 20 (8.06%) Apache
2 19 (7.66%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.45%) IIS
4 14 (5.65%) WebLogic
5 13 (5.24%) Confluence
6 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.82%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.42%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.61%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.21%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.81%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.81%) Drupal
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (14.92%) MS Excel
1 37 (14.92%) MS Office
2 11 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.61%) HipChat
5 1 (0.40%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.81%) ENOVIA
1 2 (0.81%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.40%) DELMIA
2 1 (0.40%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.63%) Google Apps
4 8 (3.23%) IaaS
4 8 (3.23%) Office 365
4 8 (3.23%) PaaS
5 6 (2.42%) SaaS
6 2 (0.81%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.26%) Firewall
2 16 (6.45%) Internet
3 14 (5.65%) DNS
3 14 (5.65%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.03%) DHCP
4 10 (4.03%) LDAP
5 8 (3.23%) SSL
6 7 (2.82%) HTTP
7 6 (2.42%) SSH
8 4 (1.61%) FTP
8 4 (1.61%) IPv6
8 4 (1.61%) LAN
8 4 (1.61%) OpenVPN
8 4 (1.61%) VPN
9 3 (1.21%) Intranet
9 3 (1.21%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (1.21%) WAN
9 3 (1.21%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.81%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.44%) MySQL
3 11 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.61%) SQLPlus
8 3 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.21%) MS Access
8 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.81%) Big Data
9 2 (0.81%) Biml
9 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.81%) Power BI
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.81%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.84%) JIRA
3 11 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.42%) MSI
5 5 (2.02%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.21%) AdminStudio
7 3 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.81%) Hudson
8 2 (0.81%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.81%) JUnit
8 2 (0.81%) Maven
8 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.81%) RSpec
8 2 (0.81%) Subversion
8 2 (0.81%) WiX
9 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
General
1 33 (13.31%) Finance
2 11 (4.44%) Banking
2 11 (4.44%) Retail
3 9 (3.63%) Law
4 7 (2.82%) Front Office
5 6 (2.42%) Automotive
5 6 (2.42%) Legal
6 5 (2.02%) Back Office
6 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.02%) Marketing
7 4 (1.61%) Billing
7 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.21%) Local Government
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) German Language
9 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.94%) .NET
2 19 (7.66%) Middleware
3 18 (7.26%) HTML
4 12 (4.84%) CSS
4 12 (4.84%) J2EE
4 12 (4.84%) REST
4 12 (4.84%) XML
5 10 (4.03%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.03%) WebCenter
6 9 (3.63%) Web Services
7 6 (2.42%) HTML5
7 6 (2.42%) Node.js
8 5 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.02%) LAMP
9 4 (1.61%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.61%) Regular Expression
9 4 (1.61%) Spring
10 3 (1.21%) CSS3
10 3 (1.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (5.65%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.84%) Cryptography
4 11 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.23%) PKI
8 7 (2.82%) User Experience
9 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.21%) Clustering
10 3 (1.21%) Fintech
10 3 (1.21%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.21%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.21%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.21%) VCE vBlock
11 2 (0.81%) DataPower
11 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 91 (36.69%) Windows
2 51 (20.56%) Linux
3 42 (16.94%) Unix
4 31 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 19 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (7.26%) Windows 10
6 18 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (6.85%) Windows 7
8 16 (6.45%) Android
8 16 (6.45%) Apple iOS
9 11 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.03%) Solaris
11 9 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.42%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.02%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.61%) SUSE
14 4 (1.61%) VMS
15 2 (0.81%) AIX
15 2 (0.81%) CentOS
15 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.35%) ITIL
2 38 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (13.71%) DevOps
4 32 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 26 (10.48%) Migration
6 25 (10.08%) High Availability
7 22 (8.87%) Open Source
8 18 (7.26%) Scrum
9 17 (6.85%) Application Packaging
9 17 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.85%) Service Management
10 14 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (5.65%) Project Management
10 14 (5.65%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.65%) Software Delivery
10 14 (5.65%) TDD
11 13 (5.24%) BDD
12 12 (4.84%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.44%) Automated Testing
13 11 (4.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.24%) SQL
2 54 (21.77%) Java
3 42 (16.94%) Perl
4 34 (13.71%) PowerShell
5 28 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 23 (9.27%) C#
7 19 (7.66%) Python
8 17 (6.85%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.65%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.44%) PHP
11 9 (3.63%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.82%) Ruby
13 6 (2.42%) C++
13 6 (2.42%) VB
14 5 (2.02%) C
14 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.02%) VBA
15 4 (1.61%) Scala
15 4 (1.61%) VBScript
16 2 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (13.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.87%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.47%) Degree
4 12 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (3.63%) MCP
5 9 (3.63%) MCSA
5 9 (3.63%) MCSE
6 7 (2.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) CCA
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.40%) HNC
7 1 (0.40%) MCAD
7 1 (0.40%) MCSD
7 1 (0.40%) MOS
7 1 (0.40%) VCP5
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.26%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 53 (21.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (8.06%) XenApp
5 13 (5.24%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.03%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.63%) Docker
8 8 (3.23%) vCloud
9 4 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.61%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.21%) Squid
11 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.81%) XenServer
12 1 (0.40%) NFS
12 1 (0.40%) Samba
12 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (9.27%) SCCM
2 11 (4.44%) Ansible
2 11 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.63%) WMI
4 7 (2.82%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.82%) Mesos
4 7 (2.82%) Puppet
5 5 (2.02%) SCOM
6 3 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.21%) Nagios
6 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.21%) OSSEC
6 3 (1.21%) WSUS
6 3 (1.21%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.81%) Control-M
7 2 (0.81%) yum
7 2 (0.81%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.40%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (23.79%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.34%) Oracle
3 36 (14.52%) Citrix
4 32 (12.90%) VMware
5 12 (4.84%) iManage
6 11 (4.44%) Google
7 9 (3.63%) AppSense
8 8 (3.23%) IBM
8 8 (3.23%) SAP
9 7 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.42%) HP
11 5 (2.02%) Cisco
11 5 (2.02%) F5
12 4 (1.61%) Dell
12 4 (1.61%) Sun
12 4 (1.61%) Veritas
13 3 (1.21%) Lotus
13 3 (1.21%) NetApp
13 3 (1.21%) Remedy
13 3 (1.21%) Symantec
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