The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Applications Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 155 148 133
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.082% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.086% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £464 - £505
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 - £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £465
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.50
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 North West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3736 3483 2907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.51% 94.70% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 1968 1555
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 209 192
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Applications Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Applications Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester - 4 £525 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £452 -
Merseyside -3 1 £475 -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Applications Consultant 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 West region featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) GIS
2 3 (25.00%) ESRI
3 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Drupal
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (16.67%) ArcGIS
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) Drupal
1 2 (16.67%) GeoServer
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
1 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) React
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Content Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Jython
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) ESRI
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) SAP