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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Manager
UK
Rank 500 440 426
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 102 192 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 136 125
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 £329 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £431 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £68.00 £28.00 £36.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -22.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - £36.10

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -49 90 £475 +5.55% 27
London -25 41 £500 +7.52% 10
South East +12 24 £450 +2.85% 7
Berkshire +15 9 £450 - 1
Wales +17 8 £325 -18.75%
Hampshire 0 8 £420 -1.17% 1
City of London 0 8 £550 +15.78% 4
East of England -2 6 £450 -6.25% 3
North West +15 5 £360 -19.10% 2
West Midlands +5 5 £488 +14.70% 2
Reading - 5 £450 -
Cardiff +19 4 £325 -21.21%
South Wales +16 4 £325 -18.75%
East Midlands -2 4 £338 -15.62% 1
Yorkshire +21 3 £513 +20.58% 1
Scotland +14 3 £431 -4.16%
Manchester +13 3 £405 +20.00%
Cheshire +29 2 £250 -44.44% 1
West Yorkshire +16 2 £400 -5.88%
Edinburgh +14 2 £488 +8.33%
Birmingham +3 2 £500 +17.64% 1
Bracknell 0 2 - -
Derbyshire -1 2 £338 -
Surrey -2 2 £425 -2.85%
Hook -2 2 £365 -4.57%
Essex -2 2 £450 -30.76%
Derby -5 2 £338 -
Suffolk -6 2 £375 -
Ipswich -9 2 £375 -
West Sussex -11 2 £388 -11.42%

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 (37.55%) Project Management
2 73 (28.85%) Finance
3 68 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (16.60%) PRINCE2
6 35 (13.83%) ITIL
7 34 (13.44%) Service Delivery
8 31 (12.25%) Change Management
9 29 (11.46%) Migration
10 24 (9.49%) Security Cleared
10 24 (9.49%) Banking
10 24 (9.49%) Oracle
11 23 (9.09%) Mobile App
11 23 (9.09%) Data Centre
12 22 (8.70%) Service Management
13 21 (8.30%) Microsoft
13 21 (8.30%) Retail
14 20 (7.91%) Supplier Management
14 20 (7.91%) SDLC
15 19 (7.51%) SQL
15 19 (7.51%) Windows
16 18 (7.11%) Scrum
16 18 (7.11%) Release Management
17 17 (6.72%) Waterfall
18 16 (6.32%) PMP
18 16 (6.32%) PMI Certification
18 16 (6.32%) SC Cleared
19 15 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 15 (5.93%) DevOps
19 15 (5.93%) QA

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 13 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.56%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.16%) JCAPS
3 8 (3.16%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.98%) IIS
5 2 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.40%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.40%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) Liferay
6 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.35%) MS Office
1 11 (4.35%) MS Project
2 6 (2.37%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.98%) Chatbot
4 4 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.98%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.19%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.40%) Maximo
5 1 (0.40%) Primavera
5 1 (0.40%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.58%) G Suite
3 3 (1.19%) Taleo
4 2 (0.79%) Office 365
4 2 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) Extranet
1 3 (1.19%) Intranet
1 3 (1.19%) Network Security
2 2 (0.79%) DMZ
2 2 (0.79%) LAN
2 2 (0.79%) Multicast
2 2 (0.79%) SAN
2 2 (0.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) MVNO
3 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.40%) Big Data
3 1 (0.40%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.37%) Hudson
2 6 (2.37%) JIRA
3 4 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.58%) MSBuild
3 4 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.58%) Selenium
3 4 (1.58%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.58%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) MSI
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (28.85%) Finance
2 24 (9.49%) Banking
3 21 (8.30%) Retail
4 10 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.16%) Front Office
5 8 (3.16%) Marketing
6 7 (2.77%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.98%) Legal
8 4 (1.58%) Billing
9 3 (1.19%) Games
9 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.79%) Back Office
10 2 (0.79%) Law
10 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.40%) Local Government
11 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.74%) .NET
2 8 (3.16%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (3.16%) XML
3 6 (2.37%) XSLT
4 5 (1.98%) HTML
4 5 (1.98%) HTML5
5 4 (1.58%) J2EE
5 4 (1.58%) Java EE
6 1 (0.40%) CSS
6 1 (0.40%) jQuery
6 1 (0.40%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.40%) OpenID
6 1 (0.40%) REST
6 1 (0.40%) SAML
6 1 (0.40%) SOAP
6 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services
6 1 (0.40%) WebGL
6 1 (0.40%) WS-I
6 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 23 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.58%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.58%) FMCG
3 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.58%) NHS
3 4 (1.58%) User Experience
4 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.19%) PMI
5 2 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.40%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.40%) CMDB
6 1 (0.40%) DataPower
6 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.40%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.51%) Windows
2 9 (3.56%) Android
2 9 (3.56%) Unix
2 9 (3.56%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.77%) Linux
4 6 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.79%) AIX
5 2 (0.79%) Solaris
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (37.55%) Project Management
2 68 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (16.60%) PRINCE2
5 35 (13.83%) ITIL
6 34 (13.44%) Service Delivery
7 31 (12.25%) Change Management
8 29 (11.46%) Migration
9 22 (8.70%) Service Management
10 20 (7.91%) SDLC
10 20 (7.91%) Supplier Management
11 18 (7.11%) Release Management
11 18 (7.11%) Scrum
12 17 (6.72%) Waterfall
13 15 (5.93%) DevOps
13 15 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.14%) Mentoring
15 12 (4.74%) ITIL V3
15 12 (4.74%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.51%) SQL
2 11 (4.35%) Java
3 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.58%) C#
5 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) Ruby
6 1 (0.40%) Scala
6 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.32%) PMI Certification
2 16 (6.32%) PMP
2 16 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.14%) Degree
4 9 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.19%) APMP
6 3 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ECDL
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.40%) MBA
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.93%) QA
2 7 (2.77%) HL7
3 6 (2.37%) SLA
4 5 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.79%) PMO
6 1 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.79%) Docker
1 2 (0.79%) vSphere
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.40%) SRDF
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) Ansible
1 6 (2.37%) Puppet
2 4 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.19%) MOM
4 2 (0.79%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.79%) SCCM
4 2 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.40%) Control-M
5 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.40%) TADDM
Vendors
1 24 (9.49%) Oracle
2 21 (8.30%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.74%) SAP
4 10 (3.95%) IBM
5 8 (3.16%) Fiorano
5 8 (3.16%) InterSystems
6 6 (2.37%) Facebook
7 4 (1.58%) Google
7 4 (1.58%) VMware
8 2 (0.79%) Arista
8 2 (0.79%) Citrix
8 2 (0.79%) F5
8 2 (0.79%) Remedy
8 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.79%) Sybase
9 1 (0.40%) FNZ
9 1 (0.40%) IFS
9 1 (0.40%) Syclo
9 1 (0.40%) VocaLink
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