The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.79% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00
Applications Specialist
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 322 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.93% 97.28% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 220 246
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -38.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £45.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Southampton region that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Applications Specialist 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 Southampton region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java