The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 591 604 575
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 61 69 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 31
Median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £534 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £418
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Applications Consultant in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 59 £425 +13.33% 18
South East +25 22 £325 -7.80% 4
London +22 22 £538 +7.50% 4
Berkshire - 12 £425 - 1
Hampshire +19 9 £300 -25.00%
Hertfordshire +11 7 - -
East of England +10 7 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 7 - -
North West +14 5 £425 +3.65% 3
City of London +18 3 £538 +43.33% 1
South West +9 3 £388 +10.71% 1
Manchester -10 2 £368 - 3
Lancashire - 2 £478 -
Somerset - 2 £388 -
Reading - 2 £400 - 1
Slough - 2 £525 -
Bath - 2 £388 -
Southampton - 2 £281 -
Wiltshire +17 1 - -
Swindon +12 1 - -
Scotland +12 1 - -
Surrey +8 1 £450 +89.47% 2
Warwick -2 1 - -
Warwickshire -4 1 - - 1
Portsmouth -8 1 £625 +64.47%
West Midlands -42 1 - - 3
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £350 -
Stockport - 1 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 £425 -

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Applications Consultant 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 featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 43 (33.86%) Finance
2 40 (31.50%) Oracle
3 31 (24.41%) SQL
4 29 (22.83%) Windows
5 24 (18.90%) Linux
6 22 (17.32%) Migration
6 22 (17.32%) Data Centre
7 20 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (14.96%) Java
9 15 (11.81%) PL/SQL
9 15 (11.81%) SC Cleared
9 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
10 14 (11.02%) Information Security
11 13 (10.24%) Oracle Applications
11 13 (10.24%) IIS
11 13 (10.24%) Oracle EBS R12
11 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database
12 12 (9.45%) CSS
12 12 (9.45%) Unix
12 12 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
13 11 (8.66%) .NET
14 10 (7.87%) WebLogic
14 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (7.87%) Splunk
15 9 (7.09%) OWASP
15 9 (7.09%) Oracle Application Server

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (10.24%) IIS
2 10 (7.87%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.09%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (4.72%) Apache
5 5 (3.94%) ArcGIS
5 5 (3.94%) CMS
5 5 (3.94%) Drupal
5 5 (3.94%) GeoServer
5 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.15%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (3.15%) iPlanet
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (2.36%) JBoss
8 2 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Oracle Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.94%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.79%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.79%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.79%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.79%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.79%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.57%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.57%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Firewall
2 3 (2.36%) Internet
3 2 (1.57%) LDAP
4 1 (0.79%) DHCP
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) IPv6
4 1 (0.79%) Multicast
4 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.79%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (4.72%) GIS
3 6 (4.72%) SQLPlus
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) DataStage
8 1 (0.79%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.79%) MS Access
8 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.57%) MSI
3 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.57%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.79%) AppScan
4 1 (0.79%) Build Forge
4 1 (0.79%) Maven
4 1 (0.79%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.79%) Selenium
4 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (33.86%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Retail
3 4 (3.15%) Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) CSS
2 11 (8.66%) .NET
3 9 (7.09%) HTML
4 8 (6.30%) XML
5 6 (4.72%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.72%) HTML5
5 6 (4.72%) Web Services
5 6 (4.72%) XSLT
6 5 (3.94%) Backbone.js
6 5 (3.94%) CSS3
6 5 (3.94%) Ember.js
6 5 (3.94%) Node.js
6 5 (3.94%) React
6 5 (3.94%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (3.94%) XSL
7 4 (3.15%) Middleware
8 3 (2.36%) SOAP
9 2 (1.57%) COM+
9 2 (1.57%) J2EE
10 1 (0.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.72%) DataPower
3 6 (4.72%) User Experience
4 5 (3.94%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.57%) Clustering
6 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) CESG
7 1 (0.79%) CMDB
7 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Windows
2 24 (18.90%) Linux
3 12 (9.45%) Unix
4 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.94%) AIX
6 5 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.94%) Solaris
6 5 (3.94%) zOS
7 4 (3.15%) SUSE
7 4 (3.15%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.36%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.32%) Migration
2 20 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.02%) Information Security
5 12 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.09%) OWASP
7 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.30%) Project Management
7 8 (6.30%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (5.51%) DevOps
8 7 (5.51%) TDD
9 6 (4.72%) Coaching
9 6 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.72%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (4.72%) E-business
9 6 (4.72%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.72%) ERD
9 6 (4.72%) ETL
9 6 (4.72%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.41%) SQL
2 19 (14.96%) Java
3 15 (11.81%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.94%) C#
6 5 (3.94%) PHP
7 4 (3.15%) C
8 3 (2.36%) Perl
8 3 (2.36%) Python
8 3 (2.36%) VBA
9 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.57%) C++
9 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.79%) ABAP
10 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.79%) COBOL
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) SC Cleared
1 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.30%) Degree
3 5 (3.94%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) OCP
5 2 (1.57%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.57%) CISSP
6 1 (0.79%) CCIE
6 1 (0.79%) CISA
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CISM
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.36%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.36%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.57%) XenApp
4 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.79%) Docker
5 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.36%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.36%) Puppet
3 2 (1.57%) Ansible
3 2 (1.57%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
3 2 (1.57%) Opsview
3 2 (1.57%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.79%) Nagios
4 1 (0.79%) Nessus
4 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.79%) TADDM
4 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (31.50%) Oracle
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.87%) Splunk
4 8 (6.30%) IBM
5 7 (5.51%) Citrix
5 7 (5.51%) Northgate
6 6 (4.72%) ESRI
7 5 (3.94%) Informatica
7 5 (3.94%) SAP
8 4 (3.15%) Qualys
8 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.36%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.57%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.57%) Cognos
10 2 (1.57%) Google
10 2 (1.57%) IFS
10 2 (1.57%) JDA
10 2 (1.57%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.57%) Software AG
10 2 (1.57%) VMware
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