The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £283
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Applications Specialist
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 198 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.47% 97.06% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 103 128
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 29
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Specialist in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Applications Specialist
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP