The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Applications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 219 241 228
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 36 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 11
Median daily rate £370 £354 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +108.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £20.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+96.38% -45.10%
Applications Engineer
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7858 9402 8618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.73% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5659 4754
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 440 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Applications Engineer in the job title.

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Berkshire +13 13 £519 +34.04% 1
West Sussex +2 12 £370 +4.22%
Hampshire +18 5 £325 -2.98% 1
Surrey +7 4 £475 +18.89% 2
Oxfordshire -15 1 £450 +104.54%
Kent - 1 £325 -
Applications Engineer
England

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Applications Engineer 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 South East region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (33.87%) High Availability
1 21 (33.87%) Java
2 20 (32.26%) Perl
3 18 (29.03%) Linux
3 18 (29.03%) E-Commerce
4 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (25.81%) Open Source
5 15 (24.19%) Oracle
6 13 (20.97%) Windows
7 12 (19.35%) Cryptography
8 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
8 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
8 11 (17.74%) Apache
8 11 (17.74%) ITIL
8 11 (17.74%) Middleware
9 10 (16.13%) WebLogic
9 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
9 10 (16.13%) WebCenter
10 9 (14.52%) DevOps
10 9 (14.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 9 (14.52%) J2EE
10 9 (14.52%) Internet
10 9 (14.52%) Service Management
10 9 (14.52%) Identity Management
11 8 (12.90%) VMware
11 8 (12.90%) TDD
11 8 (12.90%) Pair Programming
11 8 (12.90%) .NET
11 8 (12.90%) SQL

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (17.74%) Apache
2 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.13%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.68%) Confluence
4 4 (6.45%) IIS
5 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.23%) Drupal
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) Joomla!
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.23%) WordPress
7 1 (1.61%) CMS
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Office
2 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
2 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.68%) Firewall
4 5 (8.06%) SSH
5 4 (6.45%) IPv6
5 4 (6.45%) SSL
6 3 (4.84%) DNS
6 3 (4.84%) FTP
6 3 (4.84%) HTTP
6 3 (4.84%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (3.23%) DHCP
7 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.61%) Intranet
8 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.23%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.23%) JUnit
4 2 (3.23%) Maven
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) MSI
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.06%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Local Government
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Middleware
2 10 (16.13%) WebCenter
3 9 (14.52%) J2EE
4 8 (12.90%) .NET
4 8 (12.90%) REST
5 6 (9.68%) CSS
5 6 (9.68%) HTML
5 6 (9.68%) Node.js
6 5 (8.06%) XML
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.45%) Web Services
8 3 (4.84%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (4.84%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.23%) COM
9 2 (3.23%) DCOM
9 2 (3.23%) EDI
9 2 (3.23%) Java EE
9 2 (3.23%) LAMP
9 2 (3.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Cryptography
2 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.84%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (12.90%) Unix
4 6 (9.68%) Android
4 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.45%) Solaris
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) High Availability
2 18 (29.03%) E-Commerce
3 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) Open Source
4 11 (17.74%) ITIL
5 9 (14.52%) DevOps
5 9 (14.52%) Identity Management
5 9 (14.52%) Service Management
5 9 (14.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (12.90%) Pair Programming
6 8 (12.90%) Software Delivery
6 8 (12.90%) TDD
7 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.68%) Application Packaging
8 6 (9.68%) BDD
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.68%) Kanban
8 6 (9.68%) Line Management
8 6 (9.68%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) Java
2 20 (32.26%) Perl
3 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) SQL
5 7 (11.29%) PHP
6 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.45%) C#
8 4 (6.45%) Scala
9 3 (4.84%) VBScript
10 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.23%) Python
10 2 (3.23%) VB
10 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.23%) VB6
11 1 (1.61%) C
11 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) HNC
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.61%) Docker
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Puppet
3 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.23%) Ansible
4 2 (3.23%) yum
5 1 (1.61%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 3 (4.84%) F5
6 3 (4.84%) FatWire
7 2 (3.23%) IBM
7 2 (3.23%) ThinPrint
8 1 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.61%) Dell
8 1 (1.61%) HP
8 1 (1.61%) Lotus
8 1 (1.61%) Perforce
8 1 (1.61%) SAP