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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 603 588 558
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 61 59 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 31
Median daily rate £450 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £553 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £465
% change year-on-year
- -8.60%
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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +2 60 £450 +5.88% 14
London -17 27 £450 +12.50% 4
West Midlands -1 12 £399 -
City of London +44 5 £450 +33.33% 1
East of England +15 5 £650 +36.84%
North West -5 5 £464 -
South East -25 5 - - 7
Berkshire -1 4 - - 3
Bracknell +1 3 - -
Warwick - 3 £399 -
Manchester - 3 £525 -
North East - 3 £800 -
Birmingham - 3 £325 -
Solihull - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £399 -
Hertfordshire +12 2 - -
South West +1 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Swindon +3 1 - -
Wiltshire -5 1 - -
Scotland -21 1 £325 +47.72% 1
Norfolk - 1 £650 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £452 -
Merseyside - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £475 -

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 47 (40.87%) Finance
2 32 (27.83%) Oracle
3 28 (24.35%) SQL
3 28 (24.35%) Windows
4 24 (20.87%) Java
5 23 (20.00%) Migration
6 22 (19.13%) Linux
7 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.91%) Banking
7 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
8 15 (13.04%) Apache
9 13 (11.30%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (11.30%) Unix
9 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (11.30%) Workflow
10 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
11 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
11 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (9.57%) Degree
11 11 (9.57%) MS Excel
11 11 (9.57%) PL/SQL
11 11 (9.57%) Web Services
11 11 (9.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (9.57%) IIS
12 10 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
12 10 (8.70%) Information Security
12 10 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
13 9 (7.83%) WebSphere Portal
13 9 (7.83%) DataPower

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 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
2 15 (13.04%) Apache
3 11 (9.57%) IIS
3 11 (9.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (7.83%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (7.83%) WebSphere Portal
5 8 (6.96%) iPlanet
5 8 (6.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (6.96%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.09%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.74%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.74%) JBoss
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.87%) Drupal
9 1 (0.87%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.87%) Node.js
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 11 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) ImageReady
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.74%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.87%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.87%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.61%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.61%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.74%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (1.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.87%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) HTTP
1 6 (5.22%) SSL
2 4 (3.48%) Internet
3 3 (2.61%) Firewall
4 2 (1.74%) LDAP
4 2 (1.74%) Network Security
4 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.87%) Multicast
5 1 (0.87%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (3.48%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.61%) MySQL
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.74%) GIS
7 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.87%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.61%) Ant
2 3 (2.61%) AppScan
2 3 (2.61%) Gerrit
2 3 (2.61%) JIRA
2 3 (2.61%) Maven
2 3 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.61%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.74%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.74%) Metasploit
3 2 (1.74%) MSI
3 2 (1.74%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.87%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.87%) InstallShield
General
1 47 (40.87%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Banking
3 9 (7.83%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.61%) Marketing
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (9.57%) Web Services
3 7 (6.09%) Ajax
4 5 (4.35%) CSS
4 5 (4.35%) HTML
5 4 (3.48%) .NET
5 4 (3.48%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.48%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (3.48%) Middleware
6 3 (2.61%) LAMP
6 3 (2.61%) SOAP
6 3 (2.61%) XML
7 2 (1.74%) COM+
7 2 (1.74%) J2EE
7 2 (1.74%) jQuery
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (1.74%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.87%) CSS3
8 1 (0.87%) HTML5
8 1 (0.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.83%) DataPower
3 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) Derivative
4 4 (3.48%) Equities
4 4 (3.48%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.61%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.74%) Blog
6 2 (1.74%) CESG
6 2 (1.74%) Clustering
6 2 (1.74%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) Psychology
7 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.87%) Handset
7 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.35%) Windows
2 22 (19.13%) Linux
3 13 (11.30%) Unix
4 9 (7.83%) AIX
5 8 (6.96%) Solaris
5 8 (6.96%) zOS
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.35%) SUSE
8 4 (3.48%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.87%) Android
11 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) Migration
2 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (11.30%) Workflow
3 10 (8.70%) Information Security
4 9 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.09%) ETL
5 7 (6.09%) Project Management
6 6 (5.22%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (5.22%) DevOps
6 6 (5.22%) SOA
7 5 (4.35%) Analytics
7 5 (4.35%) ITIL
8 4 (3.48%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.48%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (2.61%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.61%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.35%) SQL
2 24 (20.87%) Java
3 11 (9.57%) PL/SQL
4 9 (7.83%) Perl
4 9 (7.83%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.09%) Python
6 4 (3.48%) C
6 4 (3.48%) C#
6 4 (3.48%) C++
6 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.74%) Jython
8 2 (1.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.57%) Degree
3 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.61%) CEH
5 3 (2.61%) SANS
6 2 (1.74%) CISA
6 2 (1.74%) CISM
6 2 (1.74%) CISSP
6 2 (1.74%) CRISC
6 2 (1.74%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) ECDL
6 2 (1.74%) GIAC
6 2 (1.74%) ISACA
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.74%) OCP
6 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.87%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
1 2 (1.74%) WCAG
2 1 (0.87%) COBIT
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.61%) vCloud
4 2 (1.74%) XenApp
4 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.74%) XenServer
5 1 (0.87%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.74%) Nessus
2 2 (1.74%) Opsview
2 2 (1.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.87%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.87%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.87%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Oracle
2 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.09%) SAP
3 7 (6.09%) Splunk
4 6 (5.22%) IBM
4 6 (5.22%) Informatica
5 4 (3.48%) Citrix
5 4 (3.48%) Google
5 4 (3.48%) Sybase
5 4 (3.48%) VMware
6 3 (2.61%) Adobe
6 3 (2.61%) JDA
6 3 (2.61%) New Relic
6 3 (2.61%) Pegasus
6 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.74%) ESRI
7 2 (1.74%) HP
7 2 (1.74%) Software AG
7 2 (1.74%) Veracode
7 2 (1.74%) webMethods
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