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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank 401 426 414
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 14 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.029% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.032% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.18% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £226 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £603 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +2 1 £275 +10.00% 1
West Drayton - 1 £538 -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (28.00%) Oracle
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) User Experience
4 4 (16.00%) Data Mapping
4 4 (16.00%) .NET
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Process Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 3 (12.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) Apache
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Data Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) hybris

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (4.00%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (4.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (4.00%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Turkish Language
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Java EE
3 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (4.00%) OAuth
3 1 (4.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XSL
3 1 (4.00%) JMS
3 1 (4.00%) SAML
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.00%) Process Management
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Workflow
3 3 (12.00%) Validation
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (8.00%) BPEL
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Logistics
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WMI
1 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.00%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) hybris
3 2 (8.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) BMC
4 1 (4.00%) Cerner
4 1 (4.00%) SAP