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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 595 598 550
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -48
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 61 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.092% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.098% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 21
Median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £483
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -11.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.50

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 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 28 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 59 £450 +5.88% 19
London -9 22 £490 +45.18% 5
West Midlands +5 12 £399 - 2
North West +2 8 £464 - 1
South East -8 7 £438 -10.02% 6
East of England +14 6 £650 +36.84% 2
Berkshire -7 4 - - 1
Manchester - 4 £525 - 1
Bracknell -4 3 - -
South West -11 3 - - 2
Cheshire - 3 £452 -
Birmingham - 3 £325 -
Solihull - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £399 -
Warwick - 3 £399 -
Essex - 3 - - 1
Cheltenham +10 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire +5 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +5 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 £452 -
Swindon +3 1 - -
Liverpool 0 1 £475 -
Merseyside -2 1 £475 -
Wiltshire -7 1 - -
Hampshire -7 1 £438 +8.02% 1
Surrey -13 1 - - 1
North East -41 1 £800 +128.57%
Norfolk - 1 £650 -
Scotland - 1 £325 -

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 45 (39.47%) Finance
2 31 (27.19%) Oracle
2 31 (27.19%) Windows
3 29 (25.44%) Linux
4 25 (21.93%) SQL
5 24 (21.05%) Java
6 22 (19.30%) Migration
7 15 (13.16%) Banking
7 15 (13.16%) WebSphere
7 15 (13.16%) Apache
7 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 14 (12.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (12.28%) Unix
8 14 (12.28%) IIS
9 13 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 12 (10.53%) Degree
10 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (9.65%) Data Centre
11 11 (9.65%) Workflow
11 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.65%) Web Services
12 10 (8.77%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (8.77%) Perl
12 10 (8.77%) PL/SQL
12 10 (8.77%) zOS
12 10 (8.77%) Information Security
12 10 (8.77%) Oracle EBS R12
13 9 (7.89%) 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 15 (13.16%) Apache
1 15 (13.16%) WebSphere
2 14 (12.28%) IIS
3 10 (8.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (7.89%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (7.89%) iPlanet
4 9 (7.89%) WebSphere Portal
4 9 (7.89%) WebSphere Process Server
5 8 (7.02%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.14%) WebLogic
7 6 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.75%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.75%) CMS
9 2 (1.75%) Drupal
9 2 (1.75%) GeoServer
9 2 (1.75%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.75%) JBoss
9 2 (1.75%) Node.js
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.75%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.88%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.75%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.75%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (1.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) SSL
2 4 (3.51%) Firewall
2 4 (3.51%) HTTP
2 4 (3.51%) Internet
3 3 (2.63%) Network Security
4 2 (1.75%) LDAP
4 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) IPv6
5 1 (0.88%) Multicast
5 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.63%) GIS
5 3 (2.63%) MySQL
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.51%) Maven
3 4 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.63%) Ant
4 3 (2.63%) AppScan
4 3 (2.63%) Gerrit
4 3 (2.63%) JIRA
4 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.75%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.75%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.75%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.88%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.88%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.88%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.88%) MSI
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 45 (39.47%) Finance
2 15 (13.16%) Banking
3 8 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (9.65%) Web Services
3 7 (6.14%) HTML
4 6 (5.26%) Ajax
4 6 (5.26%) CSS
5 5 (4.39%) .NET
5 5 (4.39%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.51%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (3.51%) Middleware
7 3 (2.63%) HTML5
7 3 (2.63%) J2EE
7 3 (2.63%) LAMP
7 3 (2.63%) SOAP
8 2 (1.75%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.75%) COM+
8 2 (1.75%) CSS3
8 2 (1.75%) Ember.js
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (1.75%) React
8 2 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.89%) DataPower
3 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Derivative
4 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.51%) Equities
4 4 (3.51%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.63%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.75%) Blog
6 2 (1.75%) CESG
6 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.75%) Psychology
6 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.19%) Windows
2 29 (25.44%) Linux
3 14 (12.28%) Unix
4 10 (8.77%) zOS
5 9 (7.89%) AIX
5 9 (7.89%) Solaris
6 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.26%) SUSE
8 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.88%) CentOS
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Migration
2 13 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (9.65%) Workflow
4 10 (8.77%) Information Security
5 9 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.89%) DevOps
6 8 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.14%) ETL
8 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (5.26%) Project Management
8 6 (5.26%) SOA
9 5 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.39%) Security Testing
10 4 (3.51%) Analytics
10 4 (3.51%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.51%) ITIL
10 4 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (2.63%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) SQL
2 24 (21.05%) Java
3 10 (8.77%) Perl
3 10 (8.77%) PL/SQL
4 9 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.14%) Python
6 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.51%) C
7 4 (3.51%) C#
7 4 (3.51%) C++
8 3 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (0.88%) Jython
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Degree
1 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.63%) CEH
5 2 (1.75%) CISA
5 2 (1.75%) CISM
5 2 (1.75%) CISSP
5 2 (1.75%) CRISC
5 2 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) ECDL
5 2 (1.75%) GIAC
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.75%) OCP
5 2 (1.75%) SANS
6 1 (0.88%) CCA
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.88%) ISACA
6 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.75%) WCAG
2 1 (0.88%) COBIT
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.63%) vCloud
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.75%) XenApp
4 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.75%) XenServer
5 1 (0.88%) Docker
5 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) Puppet
3 2 (1.75%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.75%) Nessus
3 2 (1.75%) Opsview
4 1 (0.88%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.88%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.88%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (27.19%) Oracle
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.14%) SAP
4 6 (5.26%) Splunk
5 5 (4.39%) IBM
5 5 (4.39%) VMware
6 4 (3.51%) Citrix
6 4 (3.51%) Informatica
6 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.51%) Sybase
7 3 (2.63%) ESRI
7 3 (2.63%) Google
7 3 (2.63%) JDA
7 3 (2.63%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.75%) HP
8 2 (1.75%) OpenText
8 2 (1.75%) RedPrairie
8 2 (1.75%) Software AG
8 2 (1.75%) Veracode
8 2 (1.75%) webMethods
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