The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 55 38 19
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.19% 2.96% 6.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 3.10% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 11
Median daily rate - £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.20% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £16.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+53.03% -12.00%
Applications Support
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
481 420 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.58% 95.67% 97.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 273 190
Median daily rate £400 £330 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +8.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 32
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.38 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Applications Support 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 Yorkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards