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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 567 536 534
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 59 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 33
Average daily rate £430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £364 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -14.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £30.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year
- -19.27%

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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 57 £438 +9.37% 15
London +2 34 £425 +6.25% 6
Canary Wharf - 6 £450 -
City of London +48 5 £350 -21.12% 2
North West -8 5 £463 +26.71% 1
West Midlands -14 5 £383 +33.04% 2
South West +2 3 - -
East of England -1 3 £388 +10.55% 1
Cheshire - 3 £563 -
Edinburgh -12 2 £430 -14.00%
Scotland -14 2 £430 +95.45% 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £325 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £563 -
Warwick - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £325 -
Hampshire +11 1 - -
South East +6 1 - - 2
Coventry -10 1 - -
Manchester -22 1 £500 +36.98% 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 -
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Derby - 1 - -

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (26.17%) Finance
2 24 (22.43%) Oracle
3 21 (19.63%) SQL
4 19 (17.76%) Windows
4 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
5 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
6 16 (14.95%) Java
6 16 (14.95%) Migration
7 13 (12.15%) WebSphere
8 12 (11.21%) Linux
9 11 (10.28%) Unix
9 11 (10.28%) Banking
9 11 (10.28%) Degree
10 10 (9.35%) Apache
10 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
10 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
11 9 (8.41%) SCCM
11 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
11 9 (8.41%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (8.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (8.41%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
11 9 (8.41%) Workflow
12 8 (7.48%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (7.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
12 8 (7.48%) MS Office
13 7 (6.54%) IIS
13 7 (6.54%) Web Services

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (12.15%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.35%) Apache
3 9 (8.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (6.54%) IIS
5 5 (4.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (4.67%) WebSphere Process Server
6 4 (3.74%) iPlanet
6 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.93%) assyst
5 1 (0.93%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.93%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.93%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.93%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.93%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.80%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.80%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.87%) Office 365
5 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) HTTP
2 6 (5.61%) SSL
3 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.87%) Firewall
4 2 (1.87%) Internet
4 2 (1.87%) Network Security
5 1 (0.93%) DHCP
5 1 (0.93%) DNS
5 1 (0.93%) FTP
5 1 (0.93%) IPsec
5 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.93%) VPN
5 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.80%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.93%) Lumira
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) JIRA
1 4 (3.74%) MSI
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.80%) Ant
2 3 (2.80%) Gerrit
2 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.80%) Maven
2 3 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.87%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.93%) AppScan
4 1 (0.93%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (26.17%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (6.54%) Ajax
2 7 (6.54%) Web Services
3 5 (4.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (3.74%) CSS
4 4 (3.74%) HTML
5 3 (2.80%) .NET
5 3 (2.80%) J2EE
5 3 (2.80%) LAMP
5 3 (2.80%) Middleware
5 3 (2.80%) ODBC
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (1.87%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.87%) XML
7 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.93%) JSP
7 1 (0.93%) REST
7 1 (0.93%) Servlets
7 1 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.74%) Blog
3 4 (3.74%) Psychology
4 3 (2.80%) AS400
4 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.80%) DataPower
4 3 (2.80%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.80%) iSeries
5 2 (1.87%) CESG
5 2 (1.87%) Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.87%) Equities
5 2 (1.87%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.76%) Windows
2 12 (11.21%) Linux
3 11 (10.28%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) AIX
4 5 (4.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.74%) Solaris
5 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.74%) zOS
6 3 (2.80%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.87%) Android
7 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.95%) Migration
2 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (8.41%) Workflow
4 7 (6.54%) ERP
4 7 (6.54%) SOA
4 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (5.61%) DevOps
5 6 (5.61%) ITIL
5 6 (5.61%) Time Management
6 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.67%) Analytics
6 5 (4.67%) ETL
6 5 (4.67%) Information Security
6 5 (4.67%) Project Management
7 4 (3.74%) Application Discovery
7 4 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (3.74%) SDLC
7 4 (3.74%) Service Management
7 4 (3.74%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (2.80%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 16 (14.95%) Java
3 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.74%) C#
5 4 (3.74%) VB
6 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.80%) Perl
6 3 (2.80%) Python
6 3 (2.80%) RPG
7 2 (1.87%) Jython
7 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.28%) Degree
3 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.74%) ECDL
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.80%) SANS
6 2 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) ISACA
6 2 (1.87%) MCSE
6 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CCA
7 1 (0.93%) CEH
7 1 (0.93%) CISA
7 1 (0.93%) CISM
7 1 (0.93%) CISSP
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.93%) ISEB
7 1 (0.93%) MCDST
7 1 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) WCAG
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.80%) vCloud
3 3 (2.80%) XenApp
4 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.93%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.93%) Xen
5 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) SCCM
2 3 (2.80%) AppDNA
3 2 (1.87%) Puppet
3 2 (1.87%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.93%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (22.43%) Oracle
2 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.61%) IBM
3 6 (5.61%) SAP
4 5 (4.67%) Citrix
4 5 (4.67%) Informatica
4 5 (4.67%) VMware
5 4 (3.74%) Google
5 4 (3.74%) Infor
6 3 (2.80%) Adobe
6 3 (2.80%) HP
6 3 (2.80%) MAPICS
6 3 (2.80%) New Relic
6 3 (2.80%) Splunk
7 2 (1.87%) Baan
7 2 (1.87%) Sybase
8 1 (0.93%) BMC
8 1 (0.93%) ESRI
8 1 (0.93%) Progress
8 1 (0.93%) Remedy
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