The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 67 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 493 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 92.70% 96.10% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 273 221
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 46
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Specialist
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft