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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 242 235 231
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 24 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 15
Median daily rate £400 £305 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -32.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.75% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £74.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.91% -55.45%
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
8354 8971 8649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.98% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 5124 4687
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 432 442
Median hourly rate £19.22 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Surrey -2 8 £419 +67.50% 1
Berkshire -9 6 £400 +150.00% 2
West Sussex -21 5 £300 -4.00%
Hampshire -8 3 £450 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
Applications Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (37.93%) Windows
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
2 17 (29.31%) SQL
3 14 (24.14%) Perl
3 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
3 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
3 14 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (22.41%) Puppet
4 13 (22.41%) Java
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
5 12 (20.69%) Tomcat
5 12 (20.69%) VMware
5 12 (20.69%) QA
6 11 (18.97%) Apache
6 11 (18.97%) MySQL
7 10 (17.24%) Python
7 10 (17.24%) Android
7 10 (17.24%) Apple iOS
8 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
8 9 (15.52%) PHP
8 9 (15.52%) Web Services
8 9 (15.52%) ITIL
8 9 (15.52%) DevOps
9 8 (13.79%) XML
9 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
9 8 (13.79%) LAMP
10 7 (12.07%) Scrum
10 7 (12.07%) IBM

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 12 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.97%) Apache
3 6 (10.34%) IIS
3 6 (10.34%) JBoss
3 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.90%) nginx
5 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.45%) Confluence
6 2 (3.45%) Drupal
6 2 (3.45%) Joomla!
6 2 (3.45%) WordPress
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.72%) Kentico
7 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) HTTP
2 6 (10.34%) SSL
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
3 5 (8.62%) Firewall
4 4 (6.90%) LDAP
4 4 (6.90%) SMTP
5 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.45%) FTP
6 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.45%) Internet
6 2 (3.45%) Intranet
6 2 (3.45%) IPv6
6 2 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (3.45%) SSH
6 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.72%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) MarkLogic
4 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) Subversion
4 4 (6.90%) JUnit
4 4 (6.90%) Maven
5 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.45%) Ant
6 2 (3.45%) Burp Suite
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.45%) GitLab
6 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.45%) JIRA
6 2 (3.45%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.45%) Local Government
1 2 (3.45%) Marketing
1 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Automotive
2 1 (1.72%) German Language
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Web Services
2 8 (13.79%) LAMP
2 8 (13.79%) XML
3 6 (10.34%) .NET
3 6 (10.34%) CSS
3 6 (10.34%) HTML
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (6.90%) MCollective
5 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.45%) COM
5 2 (3.45%) DCOM
5 2 (3.45%) EDI
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) Java EE
5 2 (3.45%) JDBC
5 2 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (3.45%) Node.js
5 2 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.90%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
5 2 (3.45%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (3.45%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
1 22 (37.93%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
4 10 (17.24%) Android
4 10 (17.24%) Apple iOS
5 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.34%) Unix
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 10
7 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.45%) Solaris
9 1 (1.72%) AIX
9 1 (1.72%) CentOS
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (15.52%) DevOps
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL
1 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
2 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
2 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
2 7 (12.07%) High Availability
2 7 (12.07%) Scrum
3 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
3 6 (10.34%) Black-Box Testing
3 6 (10.34%) Incident Management
3 6 (10.34%) Open Source
4 5 (8.62%) Application Packaging
4 5 (8.62%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.90%) Defect Management
5 4 (6.90%) Service Management
5 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) Perl
3 13 (22.41%) Java
4 10 (17.24%) Python
5 9 (15.52%) PHP
6 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
8 6 (10.34%) AWK
8 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
8 6 (10.34%) sed
8 6 (10.34%) VBScript
9 4 (6.90%) C#
10 3 (5.17%) VB
11 2 (3.45%) C
11 2 (3.45%) Korn
11 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.45%) VB6
12 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
4 3 (5.17%) HNC
5 2 (3.45%) CCNA
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) MCSE
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.45%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) QA
2 7 (12.07%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) qmail
3 4 (6.90%) Squid
3 4 (6.90%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.17%) Docker
5 2 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) Puppet
2 6 (10.34%) Ansible
2 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (10.34%) SCCM
3 5 (8.62%) ZABBIX
4 4 (6.90%) Cacti
4 4 (6.90%) collectd
4 4 (6.90%) Ganglia
4 4 (6.90%) Graphite
4 4 (6.90%) logstash
4 4 (6.90%) Nagios
5 2 (3.45%) yum
6 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.72%) SCOM
6 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
1 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 12 (20.69%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) IBM
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle
4 6 (10.34%) Remedy
5 4 (6.90%) Citrix
5 4 (6.90%) Splunk
5 4 (6.90%) ThinPrint
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
7 2 (3.45%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.45%) Veritas
8 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.72%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) Lumension
8 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
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