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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 69 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.29% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£492 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+146.09% -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.17 -
Applications Consultant
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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
706 346 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.47% 92.76% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 170 162
Average daily rate £390 £334 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.85% +11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 58
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
Tyne and Wear -29 1 £492 +146.09%
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Documentum
3 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) PVCS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) HPUX
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Documentum
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) PVCS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica