The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Applications Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Specialist
England / London
Rank 392 412 405
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.033% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.034% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £400 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -7.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18340 20393 20020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.80% 95.07% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13137 14442 14116
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 308 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the London region.

Applications Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Applications Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the London region.

Applications Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Applications Support Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 1 £400 -11.11%
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Applications Support Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
1 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
2 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
2 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) MSMQ
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Legal

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) MSMQ
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
1 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow