The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 549 494 542
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +48
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 38 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.10% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.11% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 22
Average daily rate £325 £400 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Consultant within the UK.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Consultant within the UK.

Applications Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -90 37 £325 -18.75% 19
London -17 20 £435 -3.33% 8
South East -13 7 £260 -42.22% 3
City of London -11 3 £550 +12.24% 5
East of England -25 3 £125 -73.40% 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £226 -
North East - 3 £226 -
West Midlands -14 2 £250 -
North West -23 2 £505 +75.65% 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £213 -
Hampshire +4 1 - -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £240 -
Birmingham -9 1 £250 -
Manchester -13 1 £545 +14.73% 2
Solihull - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £500 -
South West - - - - 3
North Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Watford - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) Oracle
3 12 (15.58%) Finance
3 12 (15.58%) Windows
4 11 (14.29%) .NET
5 10 (12.99%) Java
5 10 (12.99%) ITIL
6 9 (11.69%) Migration
6 9 (11.69%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (11.69%) SAP
6 9 (11.69%) HP
7 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.39%) Mobile App
8 7 (9.09%) Blog
8 7 (9.09%) UNIX
9 6 (7.79%) Application Packaging
9 6 (7.79%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (7.79%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (6.49%) Banking
10 5 (6.49%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
10 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Data Mapping
10 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
10 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
10 5 (6.49%) NetWeaver
10 5 (6.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (6.49%) Linux
10 5 (6.49%) Oracle Payables

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
1 5 (6.49%) NetWeaver
1 5 (6.49%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.90%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.30%) WordPress
4 1 (1.30%) Drupal
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (2.60%) ResourceLink
5 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.30%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) LDAP
2 2 (2.60%) SSL
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) RTCP
3 1 (1.30%) RTP
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.30%) Broadband
3 1 (1.30%) FTP
3 1 (1.30%) IPv4
3 1 (1.30%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) DTS
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) AppScan
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Selenium
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) JMeter
2 1 (1.30%) MSI
2 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.30%) ProC
2 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) German Language
4 2 (2.60%) Local Government
5 1 (1.30%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) Application Packaging
3 4 (5.19%) Middleware
4 3 (3.90%) HTML
4 3 (3.90%) J2EE
4 3 (3.90%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) XML
5 2 (2.60%) SOAP
5 2 (2.60%) CSS
5 2 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.30%) HTML5
6 1 (1.30%) JSON
6 1 (1.30%) jQuery
6 1 (1.30%) Spring
6 1 (1.30%) Ajax
6 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.30%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.30%) SyncML
6 1 (1.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.09%) Blog
3 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.60%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) DataPower
4 1 (1.30%) iPhone
4 1 (1.30%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) GIS
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) UNIX
3 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.49%) Linux
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.60%) AIX
6 2 (2.60%) Solaris
6 2 (2.60%) Android
7 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Migration
3 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (6.49%) Data Mapping
4 4 (5.19%) CRM
4 4 (5.19%) ETL
5 3 (3.90%) Product Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.90%) Workflow
5 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.60%) ERP
6 2 (2.60%) Project Management
6 2 (2.60%) Regression Testing
6 2 (2.60%) ITSM
6 2 (2.60%) Service Management
6 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.60%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (2.60%) Information Security
6 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) Java
3 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.19%) C#
4 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.60%) PHP
5 2 (2.60%) ABAP
5 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.60%) VBScript
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.60%) Jython
6 1 (1.30%) XPath
6 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) C++
6 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) CCA
3 1 (1.30%) CISSP
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) OCP
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.30%) UAG
2 1 (1.30%) Squid
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) AppDNA
2 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.30%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.30%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) SAP
2 9 (11.69%) HP
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.19%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) Informatica
5 3 (3.90%) Sybase
5 3 (3.90%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 2 (2.60%) JBoss
6 2 (2.60%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.30%) Coverity
7 1 (1.30%) Imperva
7 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.30%) ESRI
7 1 (1.30%) Websense
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) CA
7 1 (1.30%) Siemens
7 1 (1.30%) Remedy
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco
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