The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Applications Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Manager
Rank 156 147 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 8 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Median daily rate £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £281 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £710 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £409
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.04 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.24%
Applications Manager
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
3822 3689 2940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.51% 94.42% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1974 1559
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 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 222 199
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.36 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Applications Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Applications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Applications Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Applications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Cheshire -11 4 £445 -38.62%
Merseyside +1 2 £700 -
Manchester -9 2 £350 +23.89% 1
Applications Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Applications Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (22.22%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 6 (16.67%) Banking
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) ERP
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.11%) C
7 4 (11.11%) IBM
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) Android
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
8 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (8.33%) Project Governance
8 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (8.33%) Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Change Management
8 3 (8.33%) Service Management
8 3 (8.33%) Internet
8 3 (8.33%) Java
8 3 (8.33%) Unix
9 2 (5.56%) AIX

Applications Manager 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 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (5.56%) iPlanet
1 2 (5.56%) JBoss
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) SSL
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Introscope
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Contactless
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Handset
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Problem Management
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) ERP
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Project Governance
7 3 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Demand Management
8 2 (5.56%) Matrix Management
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) Jython
3 2 (5.56%) Korn
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) APMP
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) CA
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft