The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank 569 575 523
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -52
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 31 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.045% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.048% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 25
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£425 £274 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.25% -35.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £548 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 2015.

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 21 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 30 June 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 26 £450 +64.38% 19
London -8 15 £388 +55.00% 6
South East -19 6 £485 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 1
South West - 3 £425 - 2
City of London -1 2 £275 -33.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 1 - -
North East -16 1 - -
North West -20 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -20 1 - -
Hook - 1 £485 -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £425 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £576 -
West Drayton - 1 £538 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £485 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £576 -

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 28 (34.15%) Oracle
2 27 (32.93%) SQL
3 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
4 24 (29.27%) ITIL
5 20 (24.39%) Windows
6 18 (21.95%) DV Cleared
7 17 (20.73%) PL/SQL
7 17 (20.73%) C#
8 16 (19.51%) Finance
9 15 (18.29%) Java
9 15 (18.29%) .NET
10 12 (14.63%) Migration
11 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
12 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database
13 9 (10.98%) Java EE
13 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
14 8 (9.76%) UNIX
14 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
14 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (8.54%) Data Structures
15 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
15 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
15 7 (8.54%) C
15 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
15 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (7.32%) Project Management
16 6 (7.32%) MySQL
16 6 (7.32%) VB.NET

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) Lync
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (2.44%) ResourceLink
4 2 (2.44%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) ATM
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.32%) MySQL
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.22%) MS Access
4 1 (1.22%) OLTP
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MSI
1 3 (3.66%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.22%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Law
4 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.22%) Turkish Language
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) .NET
2 9 (10.98%) Java EE
3 6 (7.32%) Application Packaging
4 4 (4.88%) SAML
4 4 (4.88%) OAuth
4 4 (4.88%) OAuth2
4 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.66%) HTML5
5 3 (3.66%) HTML
5 3 (3.66%) Middleware
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.10%) User Experience
3 5 (6.10%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) GIS
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.22%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) UNIX
2 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.88%) Linux
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Migration
3 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.32%) Project Management
4 6 (7.32%) BPEL
5 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (4.88%) ERP
5 4 (4.88%) MVC
6 3 (3.66%) Validation
6 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.66%) SOA
6 3 (3.66%) CRM
6 3 (3.66%) Change Management
6 3 (3.66%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.66%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.66%) Waterfall
6 3 (3.66%) DevOps
6 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.44%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) SQL
2 17 (20.73%) C#
2 17 (20.73%) PL/SQL
3 15 (18.29%) Java
4 7 (8.54%) C
5 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.66%) VBScript
6 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.95%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) MCITP
4 3 (3.66%) MCSE
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.44%) Degree
5 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.22%) SCSM
3 1 (1.22%) SCOM
3 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.22%) WMI
3 1 (1.22%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.22%) WSUS
3 1 (1.22%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Oracle
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) VMware
4 5 (6.10%) Citrix
5 4 (4.88%) HP
6 3 (3.66%) Sencha
7 2 (2.44%) Cerner
7 2 (2.44%) AppSense
7 2 (2.44%) Murex
7 2 (2.44%) Cognos
8 1 (1.22%) Siebel
8 1 (1.22%) Unisys
8 1 (1.22%) Sybase
8 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.22%) SAP
8 1 (1.22%) Capita
8 1 (1.22%) Google
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) ESRI
8 1 (1.22%) BMC
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