The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Manager
UK
Rank 472 425 410
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 123 193 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 125 132
Median daily rate £450 £448 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £336 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £445 £438
% change year-on-year
-8.70% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.00

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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Applications Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Applications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Applications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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 -46 116 £450 - 36
London +2 54 £488 +8.33% 13
South East -1 22 £450 +5.88% 6
East Midlands -4 12 £500 +17.64% 3
Berkshire +6 10 £538 -17.30%
City of London -11 9 £388 -8.82% 3
West Midlands -1 8 £438 +2.94% 2
North West -5 8 £413 -17.50% 3
Manchester +19 7 £413 +22.22%
Northamptonshire -8 7 £500 - 1
Hampshire +13 6 £365 -14.11%
East of England 0 6 £375 -21.87% 3
Derby +8 5 £338 -22.85% 1
Derbyshire +2 5 £338 -21.73% 1
Scotland +23 4 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +16 3 £400 - 2
Hook +12 3 £365 -10.97%
Surrey +11 3 £475 +7.95% 1
Reading +9 3 £463 -28.84%
Coventry - 3 £550 -
North East - 3 £398 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £398 - 1
Edinburgh +14 2 £388 -3.12%
Newbury +7 2 - -
Birmingham +1 2 - - 1
Essex 0 2 £450 - 1
Suffolk -6 2 £375 -
Ipswich -6 2 £375 -
Salford - 2 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £398 - 1

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Applications Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 95 (34.93%) Project Management
2 85 (31.25%) Finance
3 83 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (13.60%) Security Cleared
5 37 (13.60%) Change Management
6 34 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 31 (11.40%) Scrum
8 28 (10.29%) ITIL
8 28 (10.29%) Service Delivery
9 27 (9.93%) SC Cleared
10 26 (9.56%) Mobile App
10 26 (9.56%) Windows
11 25 (9.19%) Banking
11 25 (9.19%) Retail
11 25 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (8.82%) Migration
12 24 (8.82%) SQL
13 23 (8.46%) Microsoft
14 22 (8.09%) Supplier Management
14 22 (8.09%) Oracle
14 22 (8.09%) Data Centre
15 20 (7.35%) DevOps
15 20 (7.35%) Java
16 19 (6.99%) PMP
16 19 (6.99%) Service Management
17 18 (6.62%) SharePoint
17 18 (6.62%) .NET
18 17 (6.25%) MS Office
18 17 (6.25%) Programme Management

Applications Manager 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 18 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.68%) IIS
3 7 (2.57%) JBoss
4 3 (1.10%) CMS
5 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.37%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (6.25%) MS Office
2 14 (5.15%) MS Project
3 7 (2.57%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.84%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.84%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.10%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.37%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.10%) Taleo
3 2 (0.74%) G Suite
3 2 (0.74%) Office 365
4 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) Extranet
1 4 (1.47%) Intranet
2 3 (1.10%) Firewall
3 2 (0.74%) DMZ
3 2 (0.74%) LAN
3 2 (0.74%) Multicast
3 2 (0.74%) SAN
3 2 (0.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.37%) Big Data
5 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.37%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (5.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (4.04%) Hudson
2 11 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.68%) JIRA
4 9 (3.31%) MSBuild
4 9 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (3.31%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.21%) Artifactory
5 6 (2.21%) Subversion
6 4 (1.47%) Selenium
6 4 (1.47%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.37%) MSI
8 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (31.25%) Finance
2 25 (9.19%) Banking
2 25 (9.19%) Retail
3 12 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.68%) Front Office
5 8 (2.94%) Marketing
6 6 (2.21%) Legal
7 4 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.10%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.10%) Back Office
8 3 (1.10%) Games
8 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.74%) Billing
9 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.37%) Local Government
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.62%) .NET
2 8 (2.94%) HTML
3 7 (2.57%) HTML5
3 7 (2.57%) Spring
4 4 (1.47%) J2EE
4 4 (1.47%) Java EE
5 3 (1.10%) WebGL
6 2 (0.74%) CSS
6 2 (0.74%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (0.74%) Web Services
7 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.37%) jQuery
7 1 (0.37%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.37%) OpenID
7 1 (0.37%) REST
7 1 (0.37%) SAML
7 1 (0.37%) SOAP
7 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.56%) Mobile App
2 22 (8.09%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.31%) Economics
5 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.57%) User Experience
6 4 (1.47%) FMCG
6 4 (1.47%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.10%) NHS
8 2 (0.74%) CMDB
8 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.74%) PMI
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.37%) Psychology
9 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.56%) Windows
2 12 (4.41%) Linux
2 12 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.57%) Android
3 7 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (2.57%) Unix
4 6 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.74%) AIX
5 2 (0.74%) Solaris
5 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (34.93%) Project Management
2 83 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (13.60%) Change Management
5 34 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 31 (11.40%) Scrum
7 28 (10.29%) ITIL
7 28 (10.29%) Service Delivery
8 25 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (8.82%) Migration
10 22 (8.09%) Supplier Management
11 20 (7.35%) DevOps
12 19 (6.99%) Service Management
13 17 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (6.25%) Programme Management
14 15 (5.51%) Mentoring
14 15 (5.51%) Waterfall
15 14 (5.15%) Configuration Management
15 14 (5.15%) SDLC
15 14 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.82%) SQL
2 20 (7.35%) Java
3 11 (4.04%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.47%) C#
6 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.74%) VB
6 2 (0.74%) VBA
7 1 (0.37%) C
7 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.99%) PMP
4 15 (5.51%) PMI Certification
5 14 (5.15%) Degree
6 9 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.10%) APMP
9 3 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.37%) ECDL
10 1 (0.37%) ISEB
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.37%) MBA
10 1 (0.37%) MCSE
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.78%) QA
2 9 (3.31%) SLA
3 4 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.74%) Docker
1 2 (0.74%) vSphere
2 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.37%) SRDF
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.04%) Ansible
1 11 (4.04%) Puppet
2 9 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.84%) SCCM
4 3 (1.10%) MOM
5 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.37%) Control-M
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.37%) TADDM
6 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (8.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.09%) Oracle
3 11 (4.04%) SAP
4 7 (2.57%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.21%) Facebook
6 4 (1.47%) Cognos
6 4 (1.47%) VMware
7 3 (1.10%) Citrix
7 3 (1.10%) HP
8 2 (0.74%) F5
8 2 (0.74%) Google
8 2 (0.74%) IBM
8 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.74%) Sybase
8 2 (0.74%) Tableau
9 1 (0.37%) BT
9 1 (0.37%) IFS
9 1 (0.37%) Remedy
9 1 (0.37%) Thunderhead
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