The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Applications Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 396 404 400
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 22 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.091% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.097% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 11
Median daily rate £490 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £483
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -11.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.50
Applications Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20640 21725 21929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.90% 94.58% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15039 15000 15432
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 406 397
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.01 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Applications Consultant 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 London region featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 26 (47.27%) Finance
2 21 (38.18%) Linux
3 20 (36.36%) Windows
4 15 (27.27%) Java
5 14 (25.45%) Migration
5 14 (25.45%) WebSphere
6 13 (23.64%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (21.82%) Apache
8 11 (20.00%) IIS
8 11 (20.00%) Web Services
8 11 (20.00%) SQL
8 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (18.18%) Oracle
9 10 (18.18%) Degree
9 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (16.36%) WebSphere Portal
10 9 (16.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (16.36%) AIX
10 9 (16.36%) Solaris
10 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
10 9 (16.36%) zOS
10 9 (16.36%) Unix
10 9 (16.36%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (16.36%) WebSphere Process Server
10 9 (16.36%) iPlanet
10 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (14.55%) Banking
11 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
11 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
12 7 (12.73%) DataPower

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 14 (25.45%) WebSphere
2 12 (21.82%) Apache
3 11 (20.00%) IIS
4 9 (16.36%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (16.36%) iPlanet
4 9 (16.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (16.36%) WebSphere Portal
4 9 (16.36%) WebSphere Process Server
5 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.64%) Google Apps
4 2 (3.64%) Office 365
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) Multicast
3 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.27%) Maven
1 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (5.45%) Ant
2 3 (5.45%) Gerrit
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.82%) AppScan
3 1 (1.82%) Build Forge
3 1 (1.82%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.82%) MSI
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 26 (47.27%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
2 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) Ajax
4 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.45%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (5.45%) LAMP
4 3 (5.45%) Middleware
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) J2EE
5 2 (3.64%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) .NET
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.82%) HTML
6 1 (1.82%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.82%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) SAML
6 1 (1.82%) SOAP
6 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) DataPower
3 4 (7.27%) Derivative
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.27%) Equities
3 4 (7.27%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.45%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) CESG
5 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.82%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 20 (36.36%) Windows
3 9 (16.36%) AIX
3 9 (16.36%) Solaris
3 9 (16.36%) Unix
3 9 (16.36%) zOS
4 6 (10.91%) SUSE
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Migration
2 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (12.73%) ETL
4 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.09%) Information Security
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) Workflow
7 3 (5.45%) AOP
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.45%) Dependency Management
7 3 (5.45%) Escalation Management
7 3 (5.45%) Pay per click
7 3 (5.45%) SOA
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.91%) Perl
5 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.27%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) SANS
4 1 (1.82%) CCA
4 1 (1.82%) CCAA
4 1 (1.82%) CCEE
4 1 (1.82%) CEH
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) ISACA
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PMP
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) COBIT
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.45%) vCloud
4 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.64%) XenServer
5 1 (1.82%) Docker
5 1 (1.82%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Informatica
3 4 (7.27%) Sybase
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Google
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) OpenText
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) Altiris
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) New Relic
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Splunk
6 1 (1.82%) TIBCO