The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 49 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.43% 1.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £355 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £265
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.61% +38.15%
Applications Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
430 470 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 91.49% 96.91% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 271 240
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 34 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Gloucestershire region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Gloucester 0 2 £355 -5.33%
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Applications Support 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Java EE
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Alfresco
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Military

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (37.50%) Alfresco
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Java EE
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware