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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Manager
Rank 478 448 479
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 109 96 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 43 60
Average daily rate £415 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £590 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £450 £449
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £46.54 £35.00 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.95% +33.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.76 £35.00 £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.31 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.54 £35.00 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+32.95% +33.18%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Applications Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -76 95 £418 -12.10% 31
London -23 45 £493 +3.68% 18
South East -1 31 £375 +14.50% 5
East of England -23 9 £404 -37.88% 2
Berkshire -3 8 £350 -
City of London -20 8 £500 +6.66% 6
West Sussex +5 7 £490 +48.48%
Scotland -5 6 £365 -26.07%
Worthing -2 5 £530 +60.60%
East Midlands -6 5 £250 -33.33% 2
Hampshire +6 4 £393 +20.76% 1
Surrey -13 3 £575 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Glasgow - 3 £365 -
Leicester - 3 £250 -
Nottinghamshire 0 2 - -
Nottingham -1 2 - -
Bedfordshire -16 2 £275 -47.61%
Essex -26 2 £404 -40.18% 1
North East - 2 £348 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £348 -
Peterborough - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £348 -
Hertfordshire -8 1 - -
Birmingham -9 1 £400 -
West Midlands -15 1 £400 -
South West -21 1 £538 +19.44% 1
Leeds -21 1 £600 +60.00%
West Yorkshire -23 1 £600 +60.00%

Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (34.85%) Finance
2 61 (30.81%) ITIL
3 41 (20.71%) Project Management
4 35 (17.68%) Service Management
4 35 (17.68%) Service Delivery
4 35 (17.68%) PRINCE2
5 33 (16.67%) Oracle
6 32 (16.16%) Microsoft
6 32 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (15.66%) Windows
8 27 (13.64%) SQL
9 26 (13.13%) SLA
10 22 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (11.11%) Banking
10 22 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 21 (10.61%) SAP
12 19 (9.60%) Change Management
13 18 (9.09%) QA
14 16 (8.08%) CRM
15 14 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (6.57%) MS Excel
16 13 (6.57%) Web Services
16 13 (6.57%) Configuration Management
16 13 (6.57%) Programme Management
16 13 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (6.57%) Performance Management
17 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
17 12 (6.06%) Release Management
17 12 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (6.06%) Enterprise Software

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.05%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (3.54%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.52%) Apache
7 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.01%) IIS
7 2 (1.01%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Captiva
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.51%) Documentum
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.05%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.52%) MS Office
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.01%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.51%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.51%) Agresso
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) Network Security
1 3 (1.52%) Internet
1 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.52%) Firewall
2 2 (1.01%) VPN
2 2 (1.01%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) AMQP
3 1 (0.51%) IPv4
3 1 (0.51%) IPv6
3 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.51%) LDAP
3 1 (0.51%) SMS
3 1 (0.51%) SMTP
3 1 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.05%) OLAP
6 10 (5.05%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.05%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (2.02%) DataStage
7 4 (2.02%) Spotfire
7 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.02%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.51%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.51%) DB2
10 1 (0.51%) MS Access
10 1 (0.51%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.02%) Maven
3 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.52%) MSI
3 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.01%) Ant
4 2 (1.01%) JUnit
4 2 (1.01%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.01%) Build Forge
4 2 (1.01%) JIRA
4 2 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (1.01%) FlexUnit
4 2 (1.01%) PhoneGap
4 2 (1.01%) Hudson
5 1 (0.51%) FishEye
5 1 (0.51%) dotCover
5 1 (0.51%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.51%) Gradle
General
1 69 (34.85%) Finance
2 22 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (5.05%) Retail
4 6 (3.03%) Back Office
4 6 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.02%) Marketing
7 3 (1.52%) Front Office
8 2 (1.01%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.01%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.01%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.01%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.51%) Local Government
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.57%) Web Services
2 12 (6.06%) .NET
3 11 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.56%) XML
4 6 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (2.53%) HTML
6 4 (2.02%) COM
6 4 (2.02%) Middleware
7 3 (1.52%) HTML5
7 3 (1.52%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.01%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.01%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.51%) WCF
9 1 (0.51%) RESTful
9 1 (0.51%) SOAP
9 1 (0.51%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.51%) WAP
9 1 (0.51%) Spring
9 1 (0.51%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.05%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.54%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.03%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.53%) NHS
7 4 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.02%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.52%) PKI
9 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.51%) EPoS
9 1 (0.51%) Economics
9 1 (0.51%) Tandem
9 1 (0.51%) Derivative
9 1 (0.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.51%) Equities
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.66%) Windows
2 11 (5.56%) Linux
3 9 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.54%) Solaris
5 6 (3.03%) UNIX
5 6 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.52%) Android
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.81%) ITIL
2 41 (20.71%) Project Management
3 35 (17.68%) Service Management
3 35 (17.68%) Service Delivery
3 35 (17.68%) PRINCE2
4 32 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.60%) Change Management
7 16 (8.08%) CRM
8 13 (6.57%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.57%) Programme Management
8 13 (6.57%) Performance Management
9 12 (6.06%) Release Management
9 12 (6.06%) Migration
9 12 (6.06%) Risk Management
9 12 (6.06%) Workflow
10 11 (5.56%) SOA
10 11 (5.56%) ETL
10 11 (5.56%) Scrum
11 10 (5.05%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.64%) SQL
2 12 (6.06%) T-SQL
2 12 (6.06%) C#
3 11 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.02%) Java
5 3 (1.52%) Perl
5 3 (1.52%) Python
5 3 (1.52%) Ruby
5 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.01%) C
6 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.51%) C++
7 1 (0.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
1 12 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
1 12 (6.06%) PMP
1 12 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 9 (4.55%) Degree
2 9 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (4.04%) MCDST
3 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.04%) APMP
3 8 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.13%) SLA
2 18 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.51%) UAG
3 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.51%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (16.67%) Oracle
2 32 (16.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.61%) SAP
4 6 (3.03%) Apple
5 5 (2.53%) IBM
6 4 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.02%) Axway
7 3 (1.52%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.52%) Sybase
7 3 (1.52%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.01%) HP
8 2 (1.01%) Citrix
8 2 (1.01%) CA
9 1 (0.51%) M86 Security
9 1 (0.51%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.51%) Websense
9 1 (0.51%) Remedy
9 1 (0.51%) Informatica
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Volt
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: Unspecified Rate negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 11 days ago
South East England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Applitracker
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago