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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Applications Engineer
England / South East
Rank 232 218 242
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 10 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 20
Median daily rate £281 £334 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% -18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £150 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £54.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.11% +100.00%

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
7139 8377 9227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.74% 94.57% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4145 5110 4910
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 378 441
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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
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 1 March 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
Surrey +12 7 £288 +16.16% 2
Hampshire +11 2 £300 - 3
Oxfordshire -10 1 £200 -6.32% 2
Applications Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) Service Management
4 8 (26.67%) Middleware
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle
4 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) WebCenter
4 8 (26.67%) High Availability
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 7 (23.33%) Perl
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) Apache
6 6 (20.00%) Internet
6 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 5 (16.67%) Unix
7 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow

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 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.00%) Apache
3 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (13.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Geronimo
5 1 (3.33%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (3.33%) Confluence
5 1 (3.33%) Drupal
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) MSBuild
2 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) NuGet
4 1 (3.33%) Protractor
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
1 8 (26.67%) WebCenter
2 7 (23.33%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (3.33%) LINQ
6 1 (3.33%) React
6 1 (3.33%) Redux
6 1 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (3.33%) SignalR
6 1 (3.33%) STL
6 1 (3.33%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (3.33%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 9 (30.00%) Service Management
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) High Availability
4 7 (23.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Database Security
6 2 (6.67%) Email Filtering
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
6 2 (6.67%) Release Management
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Web Filtering
7 1 (3.33%) Biometrics
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
1 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Perl
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) AppDynamics
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Xamarin