The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Manager
Rank 477 487 455
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 117 113 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 80 51
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£400 £425 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -12.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £463
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £46.54 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.54 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.95%

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -5 95 £400 -6.15% 26
London +10 54 £425 -16.04% 8
South East -24 14 £387 +3.20% 5
City of London +22 12 £575 +15.00% 2
Edinburgh +13 12 £485 - 1
Scotland +11 12 £485 +32.87% 1
North West - 9 £388 - 1
East of England +21 8 £413 +2.16% 6
Wales -2 6 - -
Berkshire -7 6 £400 +14.28% 1
South Wales +3 5 - -
Yorkshire -13 5 £330 -45.00% 1
Cardiff - 5 - -
West Midlands -8 4 £388 -3.12% 4
North Yorkshire - 4 £330 -
Hertfordshire +7 3 £425 - 4
Middlesex +4 3 £387 +29.00%
Merseyside - 3 £400 -
Essex +9 2 £400 -0.92%
Uxbridge +2 2 £350 +16.66%
Slough 0 2 - - 1
Surrey -1 2 £398 -30.86% 1
Hampshire -11 2 £350 -10.82% 1
Solihull - 2 £388 -
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Reading - 2 £406 -
Bristol +5 1 £508 -5.58%
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £450 - 2
Suffolk +4 1 £400 -6.43%

Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 57 (27.94%) Finance
2 55 (26.96%) Project Management
3 51 (25.00%) ITIL
4 31 (15.20%) PRINCE2
5 29 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (13.73%) Change Management
6 28 (13.73%) SQL
7 25 (12.25%) Oracle
7 25 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (11.76%) Banking
8 24 (11.76%) .NET
9 23 (11.27%) Windows
9 23 (11.27%) SharePoint
10 21 (10.29%) CRM
11 20 (9.80%) SLA
11 20 (9.80%) Service Delivery
11 20 (9.80%) Migration
12 19 (9.31%) Service Management
12 19 (9.31%) Microsoft
13 16 (7.84%) Problem Management
13 16 (7.84%) Security Cleared
14 14 (6.86%) SAP
14 14 (6.86%) Java
15 13 (6.37%) Supplier Management
16 12 (5.88%) Risk Management
17 11 (5.39%) SC Cleared
18 10 (4.90%) Configuration Management
18 10 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (4.90%) SQL Server
18 10 (4.90%) IIS

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.90%) IIS
3 6 (2.94%) JBoss
4 3 (1.47%) CMS
4 3 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.98%) SAS
6 1 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.43%) MS Project
3 5 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.96%) MS Office
5 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.96%) Aareon QL
4 3 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.98%) Siebel Analytics
5 2 (0.98%) Maximo
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.98%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.49%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.49%) Summit
6 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.49%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.43%) SAN
2 2 (0.98%) LAN
2 2 (0.98%) WAN
3 1 (0.49%) Firewall
3 1 (0.49%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.47%) EDRMS
4 3 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.49%) DTS
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MSI
1 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (27.94%) Finance
2 24 (11.76%) Banking
3 8 (3.92%) Legal
4 6 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.94%) Retail
4 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.94%) Front Office
5 3 (1.47%) Local Government
6 2 (0.98%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (1.96%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.96%) J2EE
3 3 (1.47%) Web Services
4 2 (0.98%) CSS
4 2 (0.98%) EDI
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.49%) XML
5 1 (0.49%) HTML
5 1 (0.49%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.49%) WCF
5 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.43%) BYOD
2 7 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (3.43%) Thin Client
2 7 (3.43%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.94%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.47%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.47%) Economics
4 3 (1.47%) Wiki
5 2 (0.98%) PMI
5 2 (0.98%) NHS
5 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.49%) Equities
6 1 (0.49%) IVR
6 1 (0.49%) FMCG
6 1 (0.49%) CMDB
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.27%) Windows
2 6 (2.94%) UNIX
3 3 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.98%) Android
4 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.96%) Project Management
2 51 (25.00%) ITIL
3 31 (15.20%) PRINCE2
4 29 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (13.73%) Change Management
6 25 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (10.29%) CRM
8 20 (9.80%) Service Delivery
8 20 (9.80%) Migration
9 19 (9.31%) Service Management
10 16 (7.84%) Problem Management
11 13 (6.37%) Supplier Management
12 12 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 10 (4.90%) Configuration Management
13 10 (4.90%) ERP
13 10 (4.90%) Software Delivery
14 7 (3.43%) ITIL V3
14 7 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (3.43%) Change Control
14 7 (3.43%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.73%) SQL
2 14 (6.86%) Java
3 6 (2.94%) C
4 5 (2.45%) C#
5 4 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.49%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) C++
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (4.90%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.92%) PMP
5 5 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.98%) Degree
8 1 (0.49%) HNC
8 1 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.98%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) GAMP
4 1 (0.49%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
1 3 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.98%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (12.25%) Oracle
2 19 (9.31%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.86%) SAP
4 6 (2.94%) VMware
4 6 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.45%) Siebel
5 5 (2.45%) Civica
6 4 (1.96%) Orchard
6 4 (1.96%) Teradata
6 4 (1.96%) Northgate
6 4 (1.96%) HP
6 4 (1.96%) Aareon
7 3 (1.47%) Symantec
7 3 (1.47%) Charles River
7 3 (1.47%) OpenText
8 2 (0.98%) DataFlux
8 2 (0.98%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.98%) Informatica
8 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.98%) JD Edwards
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