The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
South West / Somerset
Rank 36 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.40% - 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £244
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £29.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +61.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
237 315 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.18% 99.06% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 193 172
Median daily rate £350 £400 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 28 32
Median hourly rate £39.50 £43.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Yeovil - 1 - - 2
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Applications Support 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 Somerset region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (33.33%) IFS
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) IFS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft