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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank 359 386 354
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 27 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.069% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.074% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
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£400 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £388 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £473 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £316 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.57% -18.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.35 -
% change year-on-year
-19.27% -
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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 3 £488 +25.80% 3
Uxbridge - - - -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (44.90%) Oracle
2 20 (40.82%) ITIL
3 19 (38.78%) SQL
4 18 (36.73%) PL/SQL
5 15 (30.61%) C#
6 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (26.53%) .NET
7 13 (26.53%) UNIX
7 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database
8 12 (24.49%) Java
9 11 (22.45%) Windows
9 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
11 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
11 9 (18.37%) Data Structures
12 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
12 8 (16.33%) Java EE
13 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (14.29%) Finance
14 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
14 6 (12.24%) MySQL
14 6 (12.24%) Banking
14 6 (12.24%) BPEL
14 6 (12.24%) Oracle BPEL
15 5 (10.20%) Linux

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle BPEL
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) FTP
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (12.24%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) DataStage
5 1 (2.04%) QualityStage
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Front Office
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) Java EE
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.37%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.16%) NHS
3 4 (8.16%) GIS
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) UNIX
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.20%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.24%) BPEL
4 4 (8.16%) Change Management
4 4 (8.16%) Service Management
4 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.16%) Workflow
4 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (4.08%) SOA
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Logistics
6 2 (4.08%) Information Security
6 2 (4.08%) Build Automation
6 2 (4.08%) OWASP
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.04%) Database Security
7 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) PL/SQL
3 15 (30.61%) C#
4 12 (24.49%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.08%) C
6 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CSSLP
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Murex
3 4 (8.16%) Cerner
3 4 (8.16%) ESRI
4 2 (4.08%) Reuters
4 2 (4.08%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.08%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.04%) Imperva
5 1 (2.04%) F5
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago