The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 567 576 513
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -63
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 30 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.042% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.046% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £365 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £408 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £380 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +38.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 17
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80

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
51405 50272 44109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31215 30675 25226
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 1987 2178
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Engineer within the UK.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Engineer within the UK.

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Engineer
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +2 23 £250 -31.50% 6
London -9 10 £250 -28.57% 1
City of London - 7 £250 -
South East -14 6 £220 -45.00% 1
Wales - 6 £400 -
South West - 4 £375 - 3
Coventry -4 2 £350 -
West Midlands -17 2 £350 -
South Wales - 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £300 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £220 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £400 -
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Scotland +3 1 £170 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £170 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) ITIL
4 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (26.00%) IIS
5 12 (24.00%) Java
6 9 (18.00%) HTML
6 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.00%) .NET
7 8 (16.00%) VoIP
8 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
8 7 (14.00%) IVR
8 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.00%) WAN
9 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (12.00%) LAN
9 6 (12.00%) C#
9 6 (12.00%) Linux
9 6 (12.00%) JBoss
9 6 (12.00%) Workflow
9 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
10 5 (10.00%) Finance
10 5 (10.00%) Migration

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.00%) IIS
2 6 (12.00%) JBoss
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) Lync
4 3 (6.00%) WildFly
5 2 (4.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) SmartPlant
2 1 (2.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) VoIP
2 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
3 6 (12.00%) LAN
3 6 (12.00%) WAN
3 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.00%) PBX
5 3 (6.00%) ISDN
5 3 (6.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) MSI
3 2 (4.00%) TestPartner
4 1 (2.00%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) HTML
2 8 (16.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) Web Services
4 4 (8.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.00%) SAML
5 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.00%) OLE
6 1 (2.00%) OLE DB
6 1 (2.00%) Cocoa
6 1 (2.00%) WinForms
6 1 (2.00%) OAuth
6 1 (2.00%) DCOM
6 1 (2.00%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.00%) DHTML
6 1 (2.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) IVR
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Life Science
3 2 (4.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.00%) Informatics
4 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.00%) Android
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.00%) UNIX
7 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.00%) OS/2
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.00%) Workflow
3 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps
5 4 (8.00%) Line Management
5 4 (8.00%) Telemarketing
5 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.00%) Release Management
5 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.00%) CRM
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
6 3 (6.00%) Content Management
6 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) C#
6 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.00%) Perl
7 4 (8.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.00%) VBScript
9 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.00%) XAML
9 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) CCNA
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) RHCE
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCOM
1 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.00%) SCOrch
1 4 (8.00%) StatsD
1 4 (8.00%) Graphite
2 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) HP
3 4 (8.00%) Splunk
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) CA
5 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.00%) Akamai
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.00%) Intergraph
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