The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Applications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 134 120 140
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.40% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.42% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Median daily rate £368 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £371
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -19.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.97% -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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2790 2879 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.38% 95.65% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1809 1811
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 177 201
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.82 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.97% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Somerset +10 2 £400 +77.77%
Bristol -7 2 £350 -22.22%
Gloucestershire -4 1 £385 -18.51% 1
Applications Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 West region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Selenium
8 3 (20.00%) WCF
8 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Release Management
8 3 (20.00%) SSDT
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
9 2 (13.33%) TDD
9 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
9 2 (13.33%) Remedy
9 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SSDT
3 2 (13.33%) Biml
3 2 (13.33%) MS Access
3 2 (13.33%) Power BI
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) GIS
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (13.33%) LINQ
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Dojo
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Process Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Civica
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Northgate
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas