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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank 392 390 383
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 16 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.097% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.11% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
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£400 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £254 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+75.48% -25.71%
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 1 £400 -27.27% 2
Ilford - 1 - -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (52.27%) ITIL
2 22 (50.00%) Oracle
3 20 (45.45%) SQL
4 19 (43.18%) PL/SQL
5 17 (38.64%) C#
5 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
6 16 (36.36%) DV Cleared
7 14 (31.82%) .NET
8 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
8 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (25.00%) Data Structures
9 11 (25.00%) Java
9 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.45%) UNIX
11 8 (18.18%) Windows
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
11 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.18%) Java EE
12 6 (13.64%) BPEL
12 6 (13.64%) Oracle BPEL
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
12 6 (13.64%) MySQL
12 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
13 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
14 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
14 4 (9.09%) Workflow
14 4 (9.09%) Finance

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (13.64%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (2.27%) DataStage
4 1 (2.27%) QualityStage
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
1 1 (2.27%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) Java EE
3 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) SAML
4 1 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.27%) OAuth
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.27%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (9.09%) NHS
4 3 (6.82%) GIS
4 3 (6.82%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) UNIX
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) BPEL
2 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.09%) Workflow
3 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.09%) Change Management
3 4 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (4.55%) Build Automation
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.55%) Logistics
4 2 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (2.27%) CRM
5 1 (2.27%) MVC
5 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.27%) Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 19 (43.18%) PL/SQL
3 17 (38.64%) C#
4 11 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) C
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.27%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (2.27%) WMI
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Murex
3 4 (9.09%) Cerner
4 3 (6.82%) ESRI
5 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.27%) BMC
5 1 (2.27%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Reuters
5 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy
5 1 (2.27%) AppSense