The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 517 502 494
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 73 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £226
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +57.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £90.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Applications Specialist
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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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Specialist across the England region.

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Specialist across the England region.

Applications Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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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 -24 17 £463 +15.62% 3
South East -32 5 £400 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire 0 4 £368 +16.66% 4
North East - 4 £331 -
North West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 48 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 42 (40.00%) MS Office
2 42 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
3 40 (38.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 40 (38.10%) MS Excel
3 40 (38.10%) E-Learning
4 20 (19.05%) SQL
5 17 (16.19%) Finance
6 14 (13.33%) Windows
7 12 (11.43%) Web Services
7 12 (11.43%) Oracle
8 11 (10.48%) Linux
9 10 (9.52%) ITIL
9 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
10 7 (6.67%) .NET
10 7 (6.67%) J2EE
10 7 (6.67%) XML
10 7 (6.67%) SOA
10 7 (6.67%) SLA
10 7 (6.67%) Migration
11 6 (5.71%) Information Security
11 6 (5.71%) Banking
11 6 (5.71%) Middleware
11 6 (5.71%) SOAP
11 6 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
11 6 (5.71%) Java
11 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
12 5 (4.76%) Incident Management
12 5 (4.76%) PCI DSS

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.90%) WorkSite
4 2 (1.90%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.95%) Liferay
5 1 (0.95%) Node.js
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.95%) CICS
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (40.00%) MS Office
1 42 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 40 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 40 (38.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Agresso
2 1 (0.95%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.95%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
1 1 (0.95%) CloudFront
1 1 (0.95%) Route 53
1 1 (0.95%) IaaS
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) LDAP
1 4 (3.81%) FTP
2 3 (2.86%) WAN
2 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.90%) Firewall
3 2 (1.90%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.90%) LAN
3 2 (1.90%) PBX
3 2 (1.90%) VoIP
3 2 (1.90%) NAS
4 1 (0.95%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.95%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.95%) ISDN
4 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.90%) IDOL
4 1 (0.95%) UniData
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.95%) Ingres
4 1 (0.95%) Adabas
4 1 (0.95%) Easytrieve
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.95%) Informix
4 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (0.95%) MSI
2 1 (0.95%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Legal
3 4 (3.81%) Back Office
4 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) French Language
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Web Services
2 7 (6.67%) XML
2 7 (6.67%) .NET
2 7 (6.67%) J2EE
3 6 (5.71%) SOAP
3 6 (5.71%) Middleware
4 4 (3.81%) WCF
4 4 (3.81%) WF
4 4 (3.81%) AppFabric
5 3 (2.86%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.90%) JNDI
6 2 (1.90%) JDBC
6 2 (1.90%) JMS
7 1 (0.95%) WSDL
7 1 (0.95%) HTML
7 1 (0.95%) XML-RPC
7 1 (0.95%) Spring
7 1 (0.95%) REST
7 1 (0.95%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.10%) E-Learning
2 4 (3.81%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.90%) iSeries
3 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.90%) IVR
4 1 (0.95%) VAX
4 1 (0.95%) PKI
4 1 (0.95%) Derivative
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) CMDB
4 1 (0.95%) DTV
4 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.95%) Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) Equities
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Windows
2 11 (10.48%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.81%) UNIX
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.95%) AIX
7 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.95%) VMS
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.52%) ITIL
2 7 (6.67%) SOA
2 7 (6.67%) Migration
3 6 (5.71%) Information Security
4 5 (4.76%) Project Management
4 5 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 5 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (4.76%) OWASP
5 4 (3.81%) Change Management
6 3 (2.86%) ERP
6 3 (2.86%) Document Management
6 3 (2.86%) BCP
6 3 (2.86%) Release Management
6 3 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (2.86%) Test Scripting
6 3 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.90%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.90%) Analytics
7 2 (1.90%) High Availability
7 2 (1.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
2 6 (5.71%) Java
3 4 (3.81%) C#
3 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.90%) AWK
4 2 (1.90%) Korn
4 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (1.90%) sed
5 1 (0.95%) UniBasic
5 1 (0.95%) NATURAL
5 1 (0.95%) COBOL
5 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.95%) Perl
5 1 (0.95%) RPG
5 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.90%) CCNA
4 1 (0.95%) CCA
4 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.95%) CCEA
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) MCSE
4 1 (0.95%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) XenApp
3 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (3.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) OpenView
2 2 (1.90%) WMI
3 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.95%) SCOM
3 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) Oracle
3 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.81%) HP
4 4 (3.81%) Citrix
5 3 (2.86%) Reuters
6 2 (1.90%) Informatica
6 2 (1.90%) ILOG
6 2 (1.90%) Sun
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
7 1 (0.95%) Temenos
7 1 (0.95%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) Lotus
7 1 (0.95%) Remedy
7 1 (0.95%) Charles River
7 1 (0.95%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) AppSense
7 1 (0.95%) jBASE
7 1 (0.95%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.95%) Intel
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