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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Manager
Rank 141 137 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 8 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.56% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 8
Median daily rate £400 £456 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £392 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -
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
3480 3590 2881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.82% 95.07% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2165 2091 1565
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 194 189
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -17 5 £406 -14.47% 1
Cheshire +3 2 £356 +1.78%
Lancashire -7 1 £538 +34.37%
Applications Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (11.76%) SAP R/3
6 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Unix
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (11.76%) SAP R/3
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle