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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 423 429 398
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 22 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.088% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.093% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 13
Median daily rate £538 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.13% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £278 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £534 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £405
% change year-on-year
- -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
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
21925 22482 22648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15635 15732 15384
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 345 439
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
City of London +32 3 £538 +95.45% 3
Hounslow - 1 - -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (26.09%) Windows
5 11 (23.91%) Java
5 11 (23.91%) Migration
6 9 (19.57%) IIS
7 8 (17.39%) Oracle
7 8 (17.39%) Information Security
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (15.22%) SQL
8 7 (15.22%) .NET
9 6 (13.04%) Web Services
9 6 (13.04%) Solaris
9 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (13.04%) SUSE
9 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
9 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
9 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
10 5 (10.87%) Degree
10 5 (10.87%) DataPower
10 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Process Server
10 5 (10.87%) Project Management

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 9 (19.57%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 5 (10.87%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (10.87%) iPlanet
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.17%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) Multicast
1 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Build Forge
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.52%) Middleware
4 2 (4.35%) Ajax
4 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) J2EE
5 1 (2.17%) JSP
5 1 (2.17%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) DataPower
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Equities
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.17%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Solaris
3 6 (13.04%) SUSE
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) AIX
4 5 (10.87%) zOS
5 3 (6.52%) Unix
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (23.91%) Migration
3 8 (17.39%) Information Security
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.52%) Time Management
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.35%) Fault Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (4.35%) OCR
8 2 (4.35%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.17%) Application Rationalisation
9 1 (2.17%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) Python
3 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) ABAP
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CISA
2 1 (2.17%) CISM
2 1 (2.17%) CISSP
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PMP
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) OpenText
4 2 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Northgate
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.17%) VMware