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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 504 444 482
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +38
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 109 161 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 105 53
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £517 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
Median hourly rate £32.25 £16.84 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.53% -55.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £15.91 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £17.77 £39.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.97% -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
46744 46649 45930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.93% 94.71% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30942 29439 28805
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1843 1957
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.91 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -6 49 £413 -2.94% 18
South East -25 28 £400 +33.33% 12
East of England +4 8 £400 +6.66% 4
South West -11 7 £368 -18.33% 2
West Midlands -19 6 £324 -5.47% 1
East Midlands +11 4 £550 -
Yorkshire -27 3 £238 -20.83% 3
North West -17 2 - - 3
North East -47 2 £275 -
Applications Engineer
UK

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 101 (42.62%) Windows
2 82 (34.60%) SQL
3 63 (26.58%) SQL Server
4 62 (26.16%) Windows Server
5 57 (24.05%) Linux
6 56 (23.63%) Microsoft
7 49 (20.68%) ITIL
8 46 (19.41%) Active Directory
9 44 (18.57%) Java
10 43 (18.14%) .NET
11 38 (16.03%) Oracle
12 37 (15.61%) VMware
12 37 (15.61%) Finance
13 36 (15.19%) MS Excel
14 35 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (14.77%) DevOps
15 34 (14.35%) Puppet
16 33 (13.92%) Perl
17 31 (13.08%) PowerShell
18 30 (12.66%) IIS
19 29 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
20 28 (11.81%) MS Office
21 27 (11.39%) Python
21 27 (11.39%) Service Delivery
22 26 (10.97%) Unix
22 26 (10.97%) Security Cleared
22 26 (10.97%) Ansible
23 25 (10.55%) Tomcat
23 25 (10.55%) PHP
24 24 (10.13%) Migration

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 30 (12.66%) IIS
2 25 (10.55%) Tomcat
3 22 (9.28%) Apache
4 17 (7.17%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.64%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.22%) MS Exchange
7 9 (3.80%) JBoss
7 9 (3.80%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.95%) nginx
8 7 (2.95%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.69%) Confluence
11 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.69%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.27%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.81%) MS Office
3 10 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) HipChat
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) DELMIA
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.49%) IaaS
4 11 (4.64%) PaaS
5 3 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.27%) Office 365
6 2 (0.84%) GitHub
6 2 (0.84%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.84%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.42%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.17%) HTTP
2 13 (5.49%) DNS
2 13 (5.49%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.06%) Firewall
3 12 (5.06%) Internet
4 10 (4.22%) LDAP
4 10 (4.22%) SSL
5 8 (3.38%) SMTP
6 6 (2.53%) SSH
7 5 (2.11%) FTP
8 4 (1.69%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.69%) LAN
8 4 (1.69%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.27%) DHCP
9 3 (1.27%) WAN
10 2 (0.84%) Intranet
10 2 (0.84%) IPv6
10 2 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.84%) SAN
10 2 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.28%) MySQL
3 14 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.38%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.27%) MS Access
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.27%) SQLPlus
8 3 (1.27%) SSDT
9 2 (0.84%) Big Data
9 2 (0.84%) Biml
9 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.84%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Jenkins
2 16 (6.75%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.80%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.38%) Subversion
5 8 (3.38%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.95%) Maven
6 7 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.53%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.53%) JUnit
8 5 (2.11%) JIRA
9 4 (1.69%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.27%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.27%) Selenium
11 2 (0.84%) Ant
11 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.84%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.84%) GitLab
11 2 (0.84%) Hudson
11 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
General
1 37 (15.61%) Finance
2 24 (10.13%) Banking
3 10 (4.22%) Law
4 8 (3.38%) Legal
5 6 (2.53%) Automotive
6 5 (2.11%) Front Office
6 5 (2.11%) Marketing
7 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.27%) Local Government
8 3 (1.27%) Retail
9 2 (0.84%) Advertising
9 2 (0.84%) Back Office
9 2 (0.84%) Billing
9 2 (0.84%) Games
9 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.84%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.84%) Publishing
10 1 (0.42%) Military
10 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.14%) .NET
2 23 (9.70%) Web Services
3 21 (8.86%) HTML
4 19 (8.02%) CSS
4 19 (8.02%) XML
5 16 (6.75%) LAMP
6 11 (4.64%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.95%) HTML5
7 7 (2.95%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (2.95%) MCollective
7 7 (2.95%) REST
8 6 (2.53%) WCF
9 5 (2.11%) Classic ASP
9 5 (2.11%) EDI
9 5 (2.11%) J2EE
9 5 (2.11%) SAML
10 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.69%) Ajax
10 4 (1.69%) JSON
10 4 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.86%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.95%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.95%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.95%) PKI
5 6 (2.53%) User Experience
6 5 (2.11%) Clustering
6 5 (2.11%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.11%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.11%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.69%) Contactless
7 4 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.27%) Fintech
8 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (42.62%) Windows
2 62 (26.16%) Windows Server
3 57 (24.05%) Linux
4 26 (10.97%) Unix
5 22 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (8.02%) Android
6 19 (8.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (7.17%) Apple iOS
8 13 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.22%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.95%) Solaris
10 7 (2.95%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.53%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.11%) CentOS
13 4 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.27%) VMS
15 2 (0.84%) AIX
15 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.68%) ITIL
2 35 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (14.77%) DevOps
3 27 (11.39%) Service Delivery
4 24 (10.13%) Migration
4 24 (10.13%) Scrum
5 21 (8.86%) Problem Management
6 18 (7.59%) Incident Management
7 17 (7.17%) Configuration Management
7 17 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.33%) Release Management
9 13 (5.49%) E-Commerce
9 13 (5.49%) ITIL V3
9 13 (5.49%) Service Management
10 12 (5.06%) Open Source
10 12 (5.06%) Project Management
11 11 (4.64%) Change Management
11 11 (4.64%) Document Management
12 10 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (4.22%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 82 (34.60%) SQL
2 44 (18.57%) Java
3 33 (13.92%) Perl
4 31 (13.08%) PowerShell
5 27 (11.39%) Python
6 25 (10.55%) PHP
7 22 (9.28%) JavaScript
8 17 (7.17%) T-SQL
9 15 (6.33%) Shell Script
10 13 (5.49%) C#
11 11 (4.64%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.95%) VBScript
13 6 (2.53%) AWK
13 6 (2.53%) C++
13 6 (2.53%) Ruby
13 6 (2.53%) sed
13 6 (2.53%) VB
14 5 (2.11%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.11%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (10.97%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.13%) Degree
3 20 (8.44%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.64%) MCSE
6 10 (4.22%) MCSA
7 7 (2.95%) MCP
8 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.27%) CCNA
9 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.84%) HNC
10 2 (0.84%) ISEB
10 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.84%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.84%) VCP5
10 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.42%) MCITP
11 1 (0.42%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.28%) SLA
2 21 (8.86%) QA
3 4 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) JTAG
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (19.41%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.33%) Docker
4 10 (4.22%) Squid
4 10 (4.22%) vCloud
5 8 (3.38%) XenApp
6 7 (2.95%) qmail
7 5 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.69%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.27%) XenServer
10 2 (0.84%) Samba
10 2 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (14.35%) Puppet
2 26 (10.97%) Ansible
3 21 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (6.75%) SCCM
5 14 (5.91%) Nagios
6 12 (5.06%) Kubernetes
6 12 (5.06%) ZABBIX
7 10 (4.22%) Mesos
8 9 (3.80%) logstash
9 8 (3.38%) Cacti
10 7 (2.95%) collectd
10 7 (2.95%) Ganglia
10 7 (2.95%) Graphite
11 6 (2.53%) WMI
12 5 (2.11%) WSUS
13 4 (1.69%) SCOM
13 4 (1.69%) yum
14 2 (0.84%) Grafana
14 2 (0.84%) Kibana
14 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 56 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 38 (16.03%) Oracle
3 37 (15.61%) VMware
4 22 (9.28%) Citrix
4 22 (9.28%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.49%) IBM
6 10 (4.22%) iManage
7 9 (3.80%) Cisco
7 9 (3.80%) Splunk
8 8 (3.38%) Remedy
9 6 (2.53%) HP
10 4 (1.69%) Sun
10 4 (1.69%) ThinPrint
11 3 (1.27%) Apple
11 3 (1.27%) AppSense
11 3 (1.27%) Dell
11 3 (1.27%) Perforce
11 3 (1.27%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.27%) Veritas
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