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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank 558 571 539
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 53 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.040% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.043% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 25
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£380 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.76% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £234 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £335 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £313 £370
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -15.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 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 28 July 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 +1 46 £380 +44.76% 13
London +11 16 £388 +55.00% 10
Birmingham +12 12 £400 -
West Midlands +9 12 £400 +52.38%
South East -7 12 £403 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 5 - -
West Sussex - 3 £425 -
Crawley - 3 £425 -
Hampshire +1 2 £433 -
City of London -10 2 £275 +19.56% 3
West Yorkshire -17 2 - -
Yorkshire -25 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - -
Midlands -3 1 - -
North West -20 1 £290 - 1
Tyne and Wear -26 1 - -
North East -27 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £380 -
West Drayton - 1 £538 -
Lewes - 1 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £210 -
Surrey - 1 £250 -
East Sussex - 1 £325 - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £210 -
Hook - 1 £485 -

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.81%) Oracle
3 23 (24.73%) SQL
4 17 (18.28%) Windows
4 17 (18.28%) ITIL
5 16 (17.20%) Finance
5 16 (17.20%) Migration
6 15 (16.13%) .NET
7 14 (15.05%) DV Cleared
8 13 (13.98%) C#
9 11 (11.83%) PL/SQL
9 11 (11.83%) SAP
10 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
11 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
11 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.60%) Java
12 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
13 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (7.53%) SCCM
13 7 (7.53%) VMware
13 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
13 7 (7.53%) Project Management
13 7 (7.53%) UNIX
13 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
14 6 (6.45%) Citrix
14 6 (6.45%) MSI
14 6 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (6.45%) Data Migration
14 6 (6.45%) Application Packaging

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.38%) IIS
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (2.15%) SAP EP
5 2 (2.15%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.08%) Lync
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.23%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (2.15%) ResourceLink
4 2 (2.15%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.30%) MySQL
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.23%) SAP HANA
4 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.15%) SAP BI
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.08%) MS Access
6 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.08%) OLTP
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MSI
2 3 (3.23%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.08%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.08%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Banking
2 3 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Turkish Language
4 1 (1.08%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) .NET
2 6 (6.45%) Application Packaging
3 5 (5.38%) Java EE
4 4 (4.30%) OAuth
4 4 (4.30%) OAuth2
4 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (4.30%) Web Services
4 4 (4.30%) SAML
5 3 (3.23%) HTML
5 3 (3.23%) HTML5
6 2 (2.15%) SAP PI
6 2 (2.15%) Middleware
6 2 (2.15%) XML
7 1 (1.08%) WSDL
7 1 (1.08%) SOAP
7 1 (1.08%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
1 5 (5.38%) User Experience
1 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.38%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.15%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.08%) Life Science
5 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.08%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.08%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.53%) UNIX
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.23%) Linux
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) ITIL
2 16 (17.20%) Migration
3 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.53%) Project Management
5 6 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.38%) Application Discovery
6 5 (5.38%) ERP
7 4 (4.30%) CRM
7 4 (4.30%) MVC
7 4 (4.30%) Workflow
7 4 (4.30%) Validation
7 4 (4.30%) BPEL
7 4 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.23%) Data Validation
8 3 (3.23%) Data Mapping
8 3 (3.23%) Data Architecture
8 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.23%) Web Development
8 3 (3.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) SQL
2 13 (13.98%) C#
3 11 (11.83%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.60%) Java
5 5 (5.38%) C
6 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.23%) VBScript
7 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.15%) ABAP
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.05%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) MCITP
4 2 (2.15%) MCSE
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
1 1 (1.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) XenApp
3 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.08%) SCSM
2 1 (1.08%) WMI
2 1 (1.08%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.08%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) Oracle
2 11 (11.83%) SAP
3 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.53%) VMware
5 6 (6.45%) Citrix
6 3 (3.23%) hybris
6 3 (3.23%) Sencha
6 3 (3.23%) OpenText
7 2 (2.15%) Cerner
7 2 (2.15%) AppSense
7 2 (2.15%) HP
7 2 (2.15%) Cognos
8 1 (1.08%) Unisys
8 1 (1.08%) Sybase
8 1 (1.08%) BMC
8 1 (1.08%) Capita
8 1 (1.08%) Google
8 1 (1.08%) Remedy
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