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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 404 403 407
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 28 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 14
Average daily rate £450 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £496 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £465
% change year-on-year
- -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
21805 21262 22113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15767 14589 15407
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average 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 average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 391 398
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +42 5 £450 +33.33% 1
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (50.91%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Windows
3 17 (30.91%) Linux
4 15 (27.27%) Java
5 13 (23.64%) Migration
5 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
6 12 (21.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (21.82%) SQL
7 11 (20.00%) Oracle
7 11 (20.00%) Web Services
7 11 (20.00%) Apache
7 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (18.18%) Banking
9 9 (16.36%) Unix
9 9 (16.36%) IIS
9 9 (16.36%) Investment Banking
9 9 (16.36%) Degree
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (14.55%) WebSphere Portal
10 8 (14.55%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (14.55%) AIX
10 8 (14.55%) Solaris
10 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.55%) zOS
10 8 (14.55%) iPlanet
10 8 (14.55%) WebSphere Process Server
10 8 (14.55%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
11 7 (12.73%) ETL

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
2 11 (20.00%) Apache
3 9 (16.36%) IIS
4 8 (14.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (14.55%) iPlanet
4 8 (14.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (14.55%) WebSphere Portal
4 8 (14.55%) 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 8 (14.55%) 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
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.64%) Office 365
5 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Network Security
1 2 (3.64%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Multicast
2 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects XI
3 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Ant
1 3 (5.45%) Gerrit
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
1 3 (5.45%) Maven
1 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.64%) MSI
3 1 (1.82%) AppScan
3 1 (1.82%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (50.91%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 9 (16.36%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (9.09%) 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%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.82%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) SAML
6 1 (1.82%) SOAP
6 1 (1.82%) WCF
6 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) DataPower
3 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.27%) Derivative
4 4 (7.27%) Equities
4 4 (7.27%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.45%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.64%) CESG
6 2 (3.64%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.82%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Unix
4 8 (14.55%) AIX
4 8 (14.55%) Solaris
4 8 (14.55%) zOS
5 5 (9.09%) SUSE
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Migration
2 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (12.73%) ETL
4 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.09%) Information Security
5 5 (9.09%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) Analytics
6 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
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%) Dependency Management
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps
7 3 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.45%) High Availability
7 3 (5.45%) Pay per click
7 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.91%) Perl
5 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
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
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) SANS
4 2 (3.64%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) ISACA
4 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCA
5 1 (1.82%) CCAA
5 1 (1.82%) CCEE
5 1 (1.82%) CEH
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.45%) vCloud
4 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.64%) XenServer
5 1 (1.82%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Google
2 4 (7.27%) Informatica
2 4 (7.27%) Sybase
2 4 (7.27%) VMware
3 3 (5.45%) Adobe
3 3 (5.45%) New Relic
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) Splunk
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) OpenText
5 1 (1.82%) Altiris
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO