The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Applications Engineer
UK
Rank 483 517 494
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 104 113 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 72 75
Median daily rate £380 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
Median hourly rate £26.50 £41.80 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.60% +85.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £18.76 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-41.11% +89.47%

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Applications Engineer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 +17 94 £375 +10.70% 43
London +15 44 £380 +2.70% 14
East of England +18 16 £385 - 4
South East -5 13 £388 +14.81% 11
Bedfordshire - 8 £448 - 1
City of London -5 7 £425 -5.55% 3
Surrey +18 6 £475 +43.93% 3
Scotland - 6 £381 - 3
North West +19 5 £353 +14.82% 7
South West +2 4 £405 +8.00% 4
West Midlands -12 4 £248 -40.00% 2
North East - 4 £375 -
Edinburgh - 4 £381 - 3
Essex - 4 £325 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £375 -
Bedford - 4 £450 -
Colchester - 4 £325 -
Cobham - 4 £363 -
Hampshire +9 3 £388 -11.42% 2
Manchester +7 3 £380 +52.00% 6
Wales +7 3 £450 -2.70%
East Midlands - 3 £300 -
Leatherhead +19 2 £475 -
Somerset -1 2 £350 -10.25%
Birmingham -3 2 £335 - 1
West Sussex -7 2 £350 +1.81%
West Wales - 2 £488 -
Winchester - 2 £388 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £150 -

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Applications Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 91 (41.36%) Windows
2 66 (30.00%) SQL
3 59 (26.82%) Linux
4 50 (22.73%) Java
5 49 (22.27%) Microsoft
6 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (20.91%) Perl
7 46 (20.91%) Unix
8 44 (20.00%) Finance
9 38 (17.27%) Python
10 37 (16.82%) Oracle
11 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
12 34 (15.45%) ITIL
13 33 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 33 (15.00%) Active Directory
14 32 (14.55%) .NET
15 30 (13.64%) E-Commerce
16 28 (12.73%) PowerShell
17 26 (11.82%) C#
17 26 (11.82%) IIS
17 26 (11.82%) Middleware
18 25 (11.36%) Citrix
18 25 (11.36%) Security Cleared
19 24 (10.91%) Windows 7
19 24 (10.91%) Shell Script
19 24 (10.91%) Windows Server
20 23 (10.45%) WebLogic
20 23 (10.45%) High Availability
21 21 (9.55%) XenApp
21 21 (9.55%) VMware

Applications Engineer 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 26 (11.82%) IIS
2 23 (10.45%) WebLogic
3 19 (8.64%) Tomcat
4 17 (7.73%) Apache
5 11 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.09%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (4.09%) Confluence
6 9 (4.09%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.36%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.36%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.91%) SAS
9 2 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.45%) JBoss
10 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.45%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.36%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) HipChat
4 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.45%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.45%) OPENContractor
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.64%) SaaS
3 7 (3.18%) G Suite
4 6 (2.73%) IaaS
4 6 (2.73%) PaaS
5 5 (2.27%) Office 365
6 4 (1.82%) GitHub
7 3 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.36%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.64%) DNS
2 12 (5.45%) Internet
2 12 (5.45%) LDAP
2 12 (5.45%) SSL
2 12 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.55%) DHCP
4 7 (3.18%) VPN
5 4 (1.82%) FTP
5 4 (1.82%) SSH
6 3 (1.36%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.91%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.91%) Firewall
7 2 (0.91%) HTTP
7 2 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.91%) SMTP
7 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.45%) DKIM
8 1 (0.45%) DMARC
8 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 15 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.36%) Big Data
5 3 (1.36%) MySQL
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.91%) MS Access
6 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.91%) QlikView
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.73%) JIRA
2 10 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.09%) Calabash
3 9 (4.09%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.18%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.73%) MSBuild
5 6 (2.73%) MSI
5 6 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.27%) Appium
6 5 (2.27%) Selenium
6 5 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.82%) Capybara
7 4 (1.82%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.36%) AdminStudio
8 3 (1.36%) Hudson
8 3 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.91%) HP UFT
General
1 44 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (5.45%) Banking
3 6 (2.73%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.27%) Retail
5 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Automotive
6 2 (0.91%) Back Office
6 2 (0.91%) Billing
6 2 (0.91%) Games
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.55%) .NET
2 26 (11.82%) Middleware
3 15 (6.82%) J2EE
3 15 (6.82%) Regular Expression
3 15 (6.82%) WebCenter
4 9 (4.09%) HTML
5 8 (3.64%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.73%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (2.73%) XML
7 5 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.27%) Gherkin
7 5 (2.27%) jQuery
7 5 (2.27%) Node.js
7 5 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (1.82%) CSS
8 4 (1.82%) Kendo UI
9 3 (1.36%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.36%) REST
9 3 (1.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.36%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.73%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.27%) PKI
7 4 (1.82%) User Experience
8 3 (1.36%) EFT
8 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.91%) DataPower
9 2 (0.91%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.91%) Wiki
10 1 (0.45%) Clustering
10 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.45%) Life Science
10 1 (0.45%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.45%) SCADA
10 1 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 91 (41.36%) Windows
2 59 (26.82%) Linux
3 46 (20.91%) Unix
4 24 (10.91%) Windows 7
4 24 (10.91%) Windows Server
5 19 (8.64%) Windows 10
6 16 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.45%) Android
7 12 (5.45%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 10 (4.55%) Solaris
9 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.91%) AIX
11 2 (0.91%) zOS
12 1 (0.45%) CentOS
12 1 (0.45%) MVS
12 1 (0.45%) SUSE
12 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.45%) ITIL
3 30 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 23 (10.45%) High Availability
5 20 (9.09%) DevOps
6 19 (8.64%) Open Source
6 19 (8.64%) Service Management
7 18 (8.18%) Migration
7 18 (8.18%) Problem Management
8 15 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
9 14 (6.36%) Application Packaging
9 14 (6.36%) BDD
9 14 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.91%) Application Discovery
10 13 (5.91%) Change Management
11 12 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.45%) SDLC
11 12 (5.45%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.00%) Scrum
13 10 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.00%) SQL
2 50 (22.73%) Java
3 46 (20.91%) Perl
4 38 (17.27%) Python
5 33 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 28 (12.73%) PowerShell
7 26 (11.82%) C#
8 24 (10.91%) Shell Script
9 15 (6.82%) Ruby
10 10 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.64%) C++
12 7 (3.18%) C
12 7 (3.18%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.73%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.82%) VB
14 4 (1.82%) VBA
15 3 (1.36%) Jython
15 3 (1.36%) PHP
15 3 (1.36%) Scala
15 3 (1.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.18%) Degree
5 5 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.36%) ISEB
6 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.91%) MCAD
7 2 (0.91%) MCSD
8 1 (0.45%) CISSP
8 1 (0.45%) CLAS
8 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.45%) HND
8 1 (0.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (2.27%) SDET
3 4 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.55%) XenApp
3 20 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (5.91%) XenDesktop
6 11 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (2.27%) NFS
8 5 (2.27%) Samba
9 3 (1.36%) Docker
9 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.45%) vCloud
10 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (9.09%) SCCM
2 13 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.45%) Puppet
4 4 (1.82%) Ansible
4 4 (1.82%) SCOM
5 3 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (1.36%) Nagios
6 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.91%) OSSEC
6 2 (0.91%) WSUS
7 1 (0.45%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.45%) Control-M
7 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.45%) Kibana
7 1 (0.45%) logstash
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 49 (22.27%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.82%) Oracle
3 25 (11.36%) Citrix
4 21 (9.55%) VMware
5 9 (4.09%) Splunk
6 7 (3.18%) Google
6 7 (3.18%) IBM
6 7 (3.18%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.73%) AppSense
7 6 (2.73%) F5
7 6 (2.73%) WorldPay
8 5 (2.27%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.27%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.82%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.36%) FatWire
10 3 (1.36%) HP
10 3 (1.36%) SAP
11 2 (0.91%) Apple
11 2 (0.91%) Avaya
11 2 (0.91%) BMC
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