The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 398 400 385
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 10 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.071% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.077% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £550 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £373 £438
% change year-on-year
-12.75% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21167 21997 24240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.81% 92.33% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14614 14966 15702
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 476 629
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.86 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Applications Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Applications Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
City of London +22 2 £250 -51.21% 5
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Applications Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) SAP
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
5 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
5 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
6 4 (12.90%) SCCM
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.90%) QA
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Banking
7 3 (9.68%) Subversion
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (9.68%) .NET
7 3 (9.68%) UNIX
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (9.68%) Linux
7 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Applications Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Broadband
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) DTS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.23%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) AppScan
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.23%) ProC
2 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.23%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.23%) JSP
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) DOM
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL
1 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
2 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
2 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
2 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
2 3 (9.68%) Workflow
2 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
4 1 (3.23%) ETL
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) Web Development
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) ABAP
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCA
1 1 (3.23%) OCP
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) AppDNA
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) SAP
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Pegasus
3 1 (3.23%) Imperva
3 1 (3.23%) Syclo