The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 - 44 38
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
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% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
564 347 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.11% 89.43% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 171 111
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 58
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.84 £35.00
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 the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Consultant in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Consultant across the North East region.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica