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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 221 237 219
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 18 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 29
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £330 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +275.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +104.54%
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
7241 9001 9283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.46% 94.86% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5215 5077
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 509 509
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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
West Sussex +4 8 £370 +7.24% 1
Surrey +10 5 £419 +26.89% 1
Hampshire +23 4 £388 -10.40%
Berkshire +8 1 £500 +29.53% 1
Applications Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 23 (41.82%) E-Commerce
1 23 (41.82%) High Availability
2 20 (36.36%) Perl
3 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.09%) Linux
4 16 (29.09%) Middleware
4 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.27%) Open Source
5 15 (27.27%) WebCenter
5 15 (27.27%) Oracle
5 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
6 12 (21.82%) Java
6 12 (21.82%) Apache
6 12 (21.82%) ITIL
6 12 (21.82%) Service Management
7 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (20.00%) Unix
7 11 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 11 (20.00%) J2EE
8 10 (18.18%) Windows
8 10 (18.18%) Internet
9 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
9 9 (16.36%) Cryptography
10 8 (14.55%) Identity Management
10 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
10 8 (14.55%) Software Delivery
10 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (12.73%) Line Management
11 7 (12.73%) Mentoring

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 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 12 (21.82%) Apache
3 11 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.09%) Confluence
5 4 (7.27%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.82%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.82%) JBoss
7 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Internet
2 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.09%) SSH
4 3 (5.45%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) Firewall
5 2 (3.64%) DHCP
5 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.64%) IPv6
5 2 (3.64%) SSL
6 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.82%) FTP
6 1 (1.82%) HTTP
6 1 (1.82%) Intranet
6 1 (1.82%) LDAP
6 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) MSI
4 1 (1.82%) Protractor
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Military
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) Middleware
2 15 (27.27%) WebCenter
3 11 (20.00%) J2EE
4 7 (12.73%) REST
5 6 (10.91%) .NET
6 4 (7.27%) Node.js
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.82%) CSS
8 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.82%) HTML
8 1 (1.82%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.82%) JSP
8 1 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.82%) PostGIS
8 1 (1.82%) React
8 1 (1.82%) Redux
8 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.82%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) Unix
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (12.73%) Solaris
5 4 (7.27%) Android
5 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) E-Commerce
1 23 (41.82%) High Availability
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) Open Source
4 12 (21.82%) ITIL
4 12 (21.82%) Service Management
5 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.55%) Identity Management
6 8 (14.55%) Software Delivery
6 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (12.73%) Line Management
7 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.73%) Pair Programming
7 7 (12.73%) Release Management
7 7 (12.73%) TDD
8 6 (10.91%) BDD
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.91%) DevOps
9 5 (9.09%) Kanban
9 5 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Perl
2 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.91%) SQL
5 5 (9.09%) C#
6 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.27%) Scala
7 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) MCSE
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) F5
4 3 (5.45%) FatWire
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus
6 1 (1.82%) SAP