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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Consultant
UK
Rank 526 566 550
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 70 58 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 39
Median daily rate £500 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £440 £365
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +20.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.50

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 28 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +40 67 £500 +11.11% 13
London +3 28 £538 +22.85% 7
East of England +14 14 £575 +48.38% 3
South West +12 13 £500 - 2
Wiltshire - 13 £500 -
Hertfordshire +8 11 - - 2
Corsham - 11 £500 -
Welwyn Garden City -4 6 - - 1
North West +23 3 £425 -15.00%
Ipswich - 3 £575 -
Suffolk - 3 £575 -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Scotland +20 2 £350 -18.60%
Manchester +14 2 £425 -15.00%
East Midlands +6 2 £550 -
West Midlands -1 2 £450 +17.64%
Derby -3 2 £550 -
Derbyshire -6 2 £550 -
City of London -7 2 £430 +7.50% 5
Watford - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £425 -
South East +16 1 - -
Coventry -9 1 £450 -
Merseyside - 1 £468 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £468 -
Reading - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £350 -

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 29 (26.85%) Oracle
2 25 (23.15%) Finance
3 23 (21.30%) Data Centre
4 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 16 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 15 (13.89%) OWASP
6 15 (13.89%) Information Security
7 14 (12.96%) SQL
7 14 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (11.11%) Windows
8 12 (11.11%) ERP
8 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (10.19%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (10.19%) Management Information System
9 11 (10.19%) Performance Management
9 11 (10.19%) Application Performance Management
10 10 (9.26%) DevOps
10 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
10 10 (9.26%) Risk Management
10 10 (9.26%) Firewall
10 10 (9.26%) Linux
10 10 (9.26%) Java
11 9 (8.33%) IBM
11 9 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (8.33%) AppDynamics
12 8 (7.41%) Analytics
12 8 (7.41%) Data Analytics

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 5 (4.63%) Apache
1 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) IIS
2 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (1.85%) iPlanet
3 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Project
2 4 (3.70%) InfoPath
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (10.19%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.93%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.93%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.93%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.93%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) Firewall
2 8 (7.41%) Network Security
3 3 (2.78%) SSL
3 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.93%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) Big Data
1 7 (6.48%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.93%) DataStage
3 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.93%) MS Access
3 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) AppScan
1 3 (2.78%) MSI
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (23.15%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Banking
2 3 (2.78%) General Ledger
2 3 (2.78%) Law
2 3 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Games
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) Middleware
2 5 (4.63%) HTML
3 4 (3.70%) Web Services
4 3 (2.78%) .NET
4 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (2.78%) Node.js
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (1.85%) HTML5
5 2 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.85%) React
5 2 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
6 1 (0.93%) Dojo
6 1 (0.93%) JSP
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.93%) XML
6 1 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.19%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.78%) Clustering
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) DataPower
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.93%) Tandem
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.11%) Windows
2 10 (9.26%) Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.85%) AIX
4 2 (1.85%) Android
4 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Solaris
4 2 (1.85%) Unix
4 2 (1.85%) zOS
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) SUSE
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.89%) Information Security
2 15 (13.89%) OWASP
3 14 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (11.11%) ERP
4 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (10.19%) Application Performance Management
5 11 (10.19%) Performance Management
6 10 (9.26%) DevOps
6 10 (9.26%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
7 8 (7.41%) Analytics
7 8 (7.41%) Data Analytics
7 8 (7.41%) Security Architecture
8 7 (6.48%) Big Data Analytics
8 7 (6.48%) Database Security
8 7 (6.48%) Information Assurance
8 7 (6.48%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (6.48%) Scalability Testing
8 7 (6.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) SQL
2 10 (9.26%) Java
3 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.70%) C#
5 4 (3.70%) Python
6 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.78%) Perl
6 3 (2.78%) Ruby
6 3 (2.78%) VB
6 3 (2.78%) VBA
7 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) Degree
4 4 (3.70%) CEH
4 4 (3.70%) CISM
4 4 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) CCIE
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (3.70%) XenApp
3 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) SCCM
2 4 (3.70%) QRadar
3 3 (2.78%) Nexpose
4 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.93%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.93%) TADDM
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (26.85%) Oracle
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 9 (8.33%) IBM
4 8 (7.41%) Hyperion
5 6 (5.56%) F5
6 4 (3.70%) Splunk
7 3 (2.78%) Acunetix
7 3 (2.78%) BMC
7 3 (2.78%) Citrix
7 3 (2.78%) SAP
8 2 (1.85%) Cognos
8 2 (1.85%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.93%) Informatica
9 1 (0.93%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.93%) Siebel
9 1 (0.93%) Snow
9 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
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