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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank 569 567 514
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -53
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 27 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.053% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.057% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 21
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£500 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £529 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 20 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 29 May 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 -23 25 £500 +53.84% 12
London -1 11 £488 +59.83% 6
South East +3 8 £500 +108.33% 2
South West - 5 £425 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £500 -
Berkshire - 3 £600 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £600 -
Wiltshire - 2 £576 -
City of London +13 1 £275 -52.17% 1
North West -18 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £425 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £576 -
Templecombe - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £485 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £485 -

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (33.77%) SQL
2 25 (32.47%) ITIL
3 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
4 23 (29.87%) Oracle
5 19 (24.68%) Windows
6 16 (20.78%) C#
6 16 (20.78%) DV Cleared
7 15 (19.48%) PL/SQL
7 15 (19.48%) .NET
8 14 (18.18%) Java
9 13 (16.88%) Finance
10 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.69%) Migration
12 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
13 7 (9.09%) Data Structures
13 7 (9.09%) Java EE
13 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
13 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
13 7 (9.09%) UNIX
13 7 (9.09%) Linux
14 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
14 6 (7.79%) VMware
14 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (7.79%) SCCM
14 6 (7.79%) Application Packaging
14 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (6.49%) User Experience
15 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (6.49%) Data Centre

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) Lync
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Cerner Millennium
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.30%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) ATM
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
2 1 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.19%) MySQL
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) OLTP
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.30%) MS Access
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MSI
1 3 (3.90%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Law
3 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Front Office
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) .NET
2 7 (9.09%) Java EE
3 6 (7.79%) Application Packaging
4 4 (5.19%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) SAML
4 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.19%) OAuth2
4 4 (5.19%) OAuth
5 3 (3.90%) HTML5
5 3 (3.90%) Middleware
6 1 (1.30%) jQuery
6 1 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.30%) WCF
6 1 (1.30%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.30%) Ajax
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.49%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.30%) Eurex
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) GIS
5 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 7 (9.09%) UNIX
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) AIX
6 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Migration
3 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (6.49%) Change Management
3 5 (6.49%) Workflow
4 4 (5.19%) CRM
4 4 (5.19%) BPEL
4 4 (5.19%) Service Management
4 4 (5.19%) MVC
4 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.90%) Waterfall
5 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.90%) Integration Testing
5 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.90%) DevOps
5 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.90%) Validation
5 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) SQL
2 16 (20.78%) C#
3 15 (19.48%) PL/SQL
4 14 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.90%) C
6 3 (3.90%) VBScript
7 1 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.90%) MCITP
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.90%) MCSE
6 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.60%) Degree
6 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.30%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) UAG
4 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.30%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.30%) WSUS
3 1 (1.30%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (1.30%) WMI
3 1 (1.30%) SCOM
3 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.30%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.30%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Oracle
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) VMware
4 5 (6.49%) Citrix
5 4 (5.19%) HP
5 4 (5.19%) Murex
5 4 (5.19%) Cerner
6 3 (3.90%) Sencha
7 2 (2.60%) AppSense
8 1 (1.30%) Capita
8 1 (1.30%) Google
8 1 (1.30%) ESRI
8 1 (1.30%) Unisys
8 1 (1.30%) BMC
8 1 (1.30%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.30%) Reuters
8 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.30%) Remedy
8 1 (1.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.30%) Sybase
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