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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 577 595 553
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -42
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 44 49 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.089% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.094% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 45
Median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £410 £496
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -17.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +21 41 £425 -1.73% 20
London -8 13 £406 -18.75% 7
East of England +13 10 £365 -18.88% 4
Welwyn Garden City - 9 - -
Hertfordshire - 9 - -
South West +20 8 £500 +48.14% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £500 -
South East +35 5 £525 +31.25% 5
Corsham - 5 £500 -
Berkshire +15 4 £463 +49.19% 4
Scotland +10 2 - -
North West +1 2 £471 +12.87% 1
West Midlands -8 2 - -
Reading - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Hampshire +23 1 £625 +56.25%
Bedfordshire +4 1 £365 -18.88%
Bedford +1 1 £365 -18.88%
Portsmouth 0 1 £625 +56.25%
Warwick 0 1 - -
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Croydon -17 1 £325 -35.00%
Merseyside - 1 £468 -
Somerset - 1 £400 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £475 -
Slough - 1 £525 -
Liverpool - 1 £468 -
Erskine - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 1

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 34 (32.08%) Oracle
2 29 (27.36%) Finance
3 26 (24.53%) SQL
4 20 (18.87%) Windows
4 20 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.87%) Data Centre
5 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
6 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
6 15 (14.15%) Information Security
6 15 (14.15%) Migration
7 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 13 (12.26%) PL/SQL
9 12 (11.32%) Java
9 12 (11.32%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (11.32%) OWASP
9 12 (11.32%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (10.38%) Linux
11 10 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (9.43%) Oracle EBS R12
11 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (8.49%) Unix
12 9 (8.49%) .NET
13 8 (7.55%) CSS
13 8 (7.55%) Citrix
13 8 (7.55%) ERP
13 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (7.55%) Project Management
13 8 (7.55%) Oracle EBS

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 7 (6.60%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (5.66%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.77%) IIS
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.89%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.89%) CMS
6 2 (1.89%) Drupal
6 2 (1.89%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.94%) JBoss
7 1 (0.94%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) InfoPath
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (9.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.94%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.94%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.94%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.94%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.94%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.94%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.94%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.94%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.94%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.94%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) G Suite
4 1 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Firewall
1 2 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (0.94%) DHCP
2 1 (0.94%) DNS
2 1 (0.94%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.94%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.66%) SQLPlus
4 3 (2.83%) Big Data
4 3 (2.83%) GIS
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.94%) DataStage
6 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.94%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.94%) MS Access
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.83%) MSI
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.94%) AppScan
3 1 (0.94%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (27.36%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Retail
3 3 (2.83%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) French Language
5 1 (0.94%) German Language
5 1 (0.94%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) .NET
2 8 (7.55%) CSS
3 6 (5.66%) XML
3 6 (5.66%) XSLT
4 5 (4.72%) Middleware
4 5 (4.72%) XSL
5 4 (3.77%) HTML
6 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.83%) Node.js
6 3 (2.83%) Web Services
7 2 (1.89%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.89%) CSS3
7 2 (1.89%) Ember.js
7 2 (1.89%) HTML5
7 2 (1.89%) React
8 1 (0.94%) Dojo
8 1 (0.94%) J2EE
8 1 (0.94%) JSP
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.83%) User Experience
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.94%) CMDB
7 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Windows
2 11 (10.38%) Linux
3 9 (8.49%) Unix
4 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.94%) AIX
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.15%) Information Security
3 15 (14.15%) Migration
4 12 (11.32%) OWASP
5 10 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.55%) DevOps
6 8 (7.55%) ERP
6 8 (7.55%) Project Management
7 7 (6.60%) Performance Engineering
7 7 (6.60%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.60%) Scalability Testing
7 7 (6.60%) Security Architecture
8 6 (5.66%) E-business
8 6 (5.66%) ERD
8 6 (5.66%) ETL
8 6 (5.66%) Release Management
9 5 (4.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.53%) SQL
2 13 (12.26%) PL/SQL
3 12 (11.32%) Java
4 6 (5.66%) C#
4 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.66%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.77%) C
6 3 (2.83%) VB
6 3 (2.83%) VBA
7 2 (1.89%) C++
7 2 (1.89%) PHP
7 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.89%) Python
7 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.94%) ABAP
8 1 (0.94%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.94%) COBOL
8 1 (0.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) Degree
4 2 (1.89%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.89%) CISSP
4 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) CCIE
5 1 (0.94%) CISA
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.94%) CISM
5 1 (0.94%) ISEB
5 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.94%) OCP
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.83%) XenApp
3 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) SCCM
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.94%) Nagios
3 1 (0.94%) Nessus
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.94%) TADDM
3 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (32.08%) Oracle
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.55%) Citrix
4 7 (6.60%) Hyperion
5 5 (4.72%) Informatica
5 5 (4.72%) Northgate
5 5 (4.72%) Splunk
6 4 (3.77%) IBM
7 3 (2.83%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.83%) ESRI
7 3 (2.83%) Qualys
7 3 (2.83%) SAP
8 2 (1.89%) BMC
8 2 (1.89%) Cognos
8 2 (1.89%) IFS
8 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.89%) Siebel
9 1 (0.94%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.94%) Veracode
9 1 (0.94%) VMware
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