The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / North East
Rank 81 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.02% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.66 £29.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-39.10% +36.47%

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
836 820 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.78% 95.02% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 521 338
Median daily rate £363 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 18 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -13.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Applications Support
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 Support across the North East region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tyne and Wear -9 9 £375 +7.14% 2
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Applications Support 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 North East region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Unix
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Open Source
2 8 (42.11%) SaaS
2 8 (42.11%) PaaS
2 8 (42.11%) IaaS
3 7 (36.84%) Data Management
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 6 (31.58%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
5 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (26.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) C
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
7 3 (15.79%) CA
7 3 (15.79%) MVS
7 3 (15.79%) ITSM
8 2 (10.53%) Puppet

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) IaaS
1 8 (42.11%) PaaS
1 8 (42.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Unix
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) MVS
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 2 (10.53%) VME
5 2 (10.53%) VMS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Open Source
3 7 (36.84%) Data Management
4 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 5 (26.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) ITSM
8 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.53%) Service Management
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
9 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
9 1 (5.26%) Migration
9 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) Ruby
3 4 (21.05%) C
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) CA
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle