The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Manager
Rank 504 497 484
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 89 71 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 34 50
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £383 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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 -8 85 £418 -7.22% 37
London 0 29 £500 +6.26% 18
South East +4 25 £375 -16.66% 8
City of London +24 15 £469 -1.31% 6
Hampshire - 13 £375 - 1
North West +7 10 £384 -4.06% 3
South West -22 7 £400 +2.23% 3
West Midlands -10 5 £175 -
Birmingham - 5 £175 -
Southampton - 5 £375 -
Surrey -1 4 - - 2
East Midlands -5 3 £500 - 1
Bristol -19 3 - -
East of England -26 3 £300 -20.00% 3
Brighton - 3 £425 - 2
East Sussex - 3 £425 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £425 - 2
Nottinghamshire +10 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £650 -
Nottingham +7 1 - - 1
Berkshire 0 1 - - 1
Essex 0 1 £300 - 1
Leicestershire -3 1 £375 -
Manchester -4 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £650 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1

Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 60 (29.41%) Finance
1 60 (29.41%) ITIL
2 39 (19.12%) Oracle
2 39 (19.12%) Service Delivery
3 34 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 31 (15.20%) Microsoft
5 30 (14.71%) Project Management
6 28 (13.73%) SLA
7 26 (12.75%) Windows
8 25 (12.25%) Service Management
9 24 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (11.27%) Change Management
11 22 (10.78%) Migration
12 20 (9.80%) Security Cleared
13 18 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (8.82%) QA
14 17 (8.33%) Programme Management
15 16 (7.84%) Banking
15 16 (7.84%) SQL
15 16 (7.84%) CRM
15 16 (7.84%) Oracle Database
16 15 (7.35%) MS Excel
17 14 (6.86%) Risk Management
17 14 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (6.86%) SC Cleared
18 13 (6.37%) Supplier Management
18 13 (6.37%) Retail
18 13 (6.37%) ITIL Certification
19 12 (5.88%) SAP
19 12 (5.88%) Service Desk Management

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (0.98%) Apache
3 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.49%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.49%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.88%) SaaS
2 8 (3.92%) PaaS
2 8 (3.92%) IaaS
3 3 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) Firewall
2 3 (1.47%) Network Security
3 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.98%) Internet
4 1 (0.49%) SMS
4 1 (0.49%) VPN
4 1 (0.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.49%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 9 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.43%) Spotfire
3 7 (3.43%) DataStage
4 6 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.45%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) DTS
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.47%) MSI
1 3 (1.47%) Maven
2 2 (0.98%) Ant
2 2 (0.98%) JUnit
2 2 (0.98%) TestComplete
2 2 (0.98%) Build Forge
2 2 (0.98%) FlexUnit
2 2 (0.98%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.49%) dotCover
3 1 (0.49%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.49%) FindBugs
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.49%) QADirector
General
1 60 (29.41%) Finance
2 16 (7.84%) Banking
3 13 (6.37%) Retail
4 10 (4.90%) Back Office
5 8 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.96%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.47%) Billing
7 3 (1.47%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.98%) Legal
8 2 (0.98%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 2 (0.98%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.92%) .NET
2 6 (2.94%) COM
3 5 (2.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.96%) J2EE
5 2 (0.98%) Web Services
5 2 (0.98%) Middleware
5 2 (0.98%) HTML5
5 2 (0.98%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.98%) HTML
6 1 (0.49%) WCF
6 1 (0.49%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.49%) Spring
6 1 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.49%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.43%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.47%) NHS
6 3 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.98%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.49%) Economics
8 1 (0.49%) PKI
8 1 (0.49%) Derivative
8 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
8 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Exalogic
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.75%) Windows
2 10 (4.90%) UNIX
3 9 (4.41%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.41%) Solaris
4 4 (1.96%) Linux
5 2 (0.98%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.41%) ITIL
2 39 (19.12%) Service Delivery
3 34 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 30 (14.71%) Project Management
5 25 (12.25%) Service Management
6 24 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (11.27%) Change Management
8 22 (10.78%) Migration
9 17 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 16 (7.84%) CRM
11 14 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (6.86%) Risk Management
12 13 (6.37%) Supplier Management
13 12 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
14 11 (5.39%) Scrum
14 11 (5.39%) ERP
14 11 (5.39%) Performance Management
15 10 (4.90%) ITIL V3
15 10 (4.90%) Configuration Management
16 9 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.84%) SQL
2 9 (4.41%) Java
3 4 (1.96%) C#
4 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.98%) VB
5 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.49%) VBScript
6 1 (0.49%) Python
6 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.49%) Ruby
6 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.37%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.92%) MCDST
5 5 (2.45%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.96%) Degree
6 4 (1.96%) PMP
7 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.49%) CISM
9 1 (0.49%) CEH
9 1 (0.49%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.73%) SLA
2 18 (8.82%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.49%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.49%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 39 (19.12%) Oracle
2 31 (15.20%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.88%) SAP
4 7 (3.43%) IBM
4 7 (3.43%) Apple
4 7 (3.43%) Axway
5 6 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.45%) Pegasus
7 3 (1.47%) HP
8 2 (0.98%) CA
8 2 (0.98%) Sybase
8 2 (0.98%) Adobe
8 2 (0.98%) Capita
8 2 (0.98%) VMware
9 1 (0.49%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.49%) Northgate
9 1 (0.49%) Civica
9 1 (0.49%) Charles River
9 1 (0.49%) Perforce
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