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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Consultant
UK
Rank 545 570 529
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 52 52 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 37
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £360 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 21 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 20 January 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 +32 50 £500 +5.26% 16
London 0 18 £440 -12.00% 5
South West +22 13 £500 - 2
Wiltshire - 13 £500 -
East of England +13 11 £575 +27.77% 3
Corsham - 11 £500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 8 - -
Hertfordshire - 8 - - 3
North West +22 3 £425 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Ipswich - 3 £575 -
Suffolk - 3 £575 -
Scotland +24 2 £350 -18.60%
Manchester +19 2 £425 +21.42% 1
City of London -2 2 £430 +22.85% 2
West Midlands -10 2 £450 +17.64% 1
Salford - 2 £425 -
Coventry -16 1 £450 -
Liverpool - 1 £468 -
Merseyside - 1 £468 -
Aberdeen - 1 £350 -

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 27 (28.42%) Oracle
2 24 (25.26%) Finance
3 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
5 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.89%) SQL
6 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.84%) SC Cleared
7 15 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (14.74%) Information Security
9 12 (12.63%) OWASP
9 12 (12.63%) ERP
10 11 (11.58%) Java
10 11 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (10.53%) Windows
11 10 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
12 9 (9.47%) Firewall
12 9 (9.47%) DevOps
13 8 (8.42%) Network Security
13 8 (8.42%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (8.42%) Risk Management
13 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
13 8 (8.42%) Hyperion
14 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
14 7 (7.37%) ITIL
14 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
14 7 (7.37%) SCCM
14 7 (7.37%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (7.37%) Scalability Testing

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) Apache
2 3 (3.16%) IIS
2 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Project
2 4 (4.21%) InfoPath
2 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (8.42%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.05%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (1.05%) ENOVIA
6 1 (1.05%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.05%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.05%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.05%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) Office 365
3 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Firewall
2 8 (8.42%) Network Security
3 3 (3.16%) SSL
3 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.05%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (6.32%) Big Data
4 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) DataStage
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
5 1 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.05%) MS Access
5 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) AppScan
1 3 (3.16%) MSI
2 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.11%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.05%) German Language
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) .NET
1 6 (6.32%) Middleware
2 4 (4.21%) HTML
3 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.16%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.16%) Node.js
3 3 (3.16%) Web Services
4 2 (2.11%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (2.11%) HTML5
4 2 (2.11%) React
5 1 (1.05%) Dojo
5 1 (1.05%) JSP
5 1 (1.05%) SOAP
5 1 (1.05%) XML
5 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.21%) Clustering
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) CMDB
7 1 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.05%) Tandem
7 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.11%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Unix
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.74%) Information Security
4 12 (12.63%) ERP
4 12 (12.63%) OWASP
5 11 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (9.47%) DevOps
7 8 (8.42%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.37%) Analytics
8 7 (7.37%) Data Analytics
8 7 (7.37%) ITIL
8 7 (7.37%) Performance Engineering
8 7 (7.37%) Scalability Testing
8 7 (7.37%) Security Architecture
8 7 (7.37%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (6.32%) Big Data Analytics
9 6 (6.32%) Database Security
9 6 (6.32%) Information Assurance
9 6 (6.32%) Project Management
9 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) SQL
2 11 (11.58%) Java
3 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.21%) C#
5 4 (4.21%) Python
6 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.16%) Perl
6 3 (3.16%) Ruby
6 3 (3.16%) VB
6 3 (3.16%) VBA
7 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.05%) ABAP
8 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.05%) C
8 1 (1.05%) COBOL
8 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) Degree
4 4 (4.21%) CEH
4 4 (4.21%) CISM
4 4 (4.21%) CISSP
5 1 (1.05%) CCIE
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (4.21%) XenApp
3 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) SCCM
2 4 (4.21%) QRadar
3 3 (3.16%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.05%) TADDM
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Oracle
2 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) Hyperion
4 6 (6.32%) F5
4 6 (6.32%) IBM
5 5 (5.26%) AppDynamics
6 4 (4.21%) Splunk
7 3 (3.16%) Acunetix
7 3 (3.16%) BMC
7 3 (3.16%) Citrix
7 3 (3.16%) SAP
8 2 (2.11%) Cognos
8 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.05%) AppSense
9 1 (1.05%) ESRI
9 1 (1.05%) Informatica
9 1 (1.05%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) Siebel
9 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds