The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 134 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
Applications Engineer
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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
2860 2979 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.68% 92.26% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1755 1828 1255
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 185 145
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 2 £300 -
Bristol - 1 £450 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Applications Engineer
England

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Applications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Applications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Apple