The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank - 90 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £52.50
Applications Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1277 1316 1379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.45% 95.02% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 707 773
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 66 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.07 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Applications Specialist
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) SCVMM

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow