The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 407 421 401
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 8 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.044% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.047% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate
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£538 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £450 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
22549 23350 24613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.05% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15536 16044 16216
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 442 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 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 +23 2 £380 - 1
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) SCCM
4 4 (18.18%) QA
4 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) Broadband
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) Internet
5 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Subversion
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (9.09%) OWASP
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) ColdFusion
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
1 3 (13.64%) Broadband
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) AppScan
2 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.55%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Workflow
1 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
1 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
1 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
2 2 (9.09%) OWASP
3 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) Software Licensing
3 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) ABAP
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCA
1 1 (4.55%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.55%) Imperva
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) Syclo