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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Manager
Rank 416 393 346
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -47
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 210 203 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 128 161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £335 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £443
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £36.10 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.43% -14.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.10 £42.38
% change year-on-year
- -14.80%

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +29 196 £450 -2.70% 40
London -8 83 £470 -1.05% 17
South East +14 42 £438 -7.89% 10
North West +8 26 £500 +11.11% 3
City of London +46 19 £456 +1.38% 3
Cheshire +13 18 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands +9 16 £400 - 1
South West +5 11 £425 +0.89% 2
Nottinghamshire - 11 £500 -
Warrington - 11 £506 -
Nottingham - 11 £500 -
Hampshire +13 10 £425 -10.52% 2
East of England +2 10 £480 +6.66% 1
Surrey -4 10 £438 -10.25% 3
Berkshire +8 9 £650 +62.50% 1
West Sussex +13 7 £438 +4.16%
South Wales -13 6 £400 -
Scotland -15 6 - - 1
Edinburgh -16 6 - -
Wales -23 6 £400 -
Chester - 5 £475 -
Cambridgeshire +12 4 £480 +123.25% 1
Bracknell +4 4 - -
Bristol +4 4 £416 -
Crawley -3 4 £438 +4.16%
West Midlands -17 4 £425 -
Cardiff -17 4 £413 -
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £405 -17.97% 1
Hook +11 3 £438 -
Milton Keynes +6 3 £405 -17.97% 1

Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (26.07%) Project Management
2 104 (24.64%) Finance
3 90 (21.33%) PRINCE2
4 81 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (15.88%) Migration
7 55 (13.03%) ITIL
8 44 (10.43%) Mobile App
9 35 (8.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 34 (8.06%) Banking
11 32 (7.58%) Service Management
11 32 (7.58%) Oracle
11 32 (7.58%) Security Cleared
12 31 (7.35%) Service Delivery
12 31 (7.35%) Change Management
13 27 (6.40%) Microsoft
14 26 (6.16%) Apple iOS
15 24 (5.69%) Windows
16 23 (5.45%) Android
16 23 (5.45%) SQL
17 22 (5.21%) Scrum
17 22 (5.21%) Project Planning
17 22 (5.21%) Supplier Management
18 21 (4.98%) Performance Management
18 21 (4.98%) Java
18 21 (4.98%) SDLC
19 20 (4.74%) E-Commerce
20 19 (4.50%) Risk Management
20 19 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (4.03%) SQL Server

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (1.66%) Apache
1 7 (1.66%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.71%) IIS
4 3 (0.71%) JBoss
4 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.47%) CMS
5 2 (0.47%) Documentum
5 2 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.47%) iPlanet
5 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.24%) Node.js
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (2.84%) MS Excel
1 12 (2.84%) MS Office
2 8 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.18%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.71%) Sonata
3 3 (0.71%) Tercero
3 3 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.95%) Office 365
2 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.47%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.95%) Network Security
2 3 (0.71%) CTI
2 3 (0.71%) Firewall
2 3 (0.71%) Internet
2 3 (0.71%) VPN
2 3 (0.71%) WAN
3 2 (0.47%) DNS
3 2 (0.47%) HTTP
3 2 (0.47%) Intranet
3 2 (0.47%) SSL
3 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.24%) IPv6
4 1 (0.24%) LAN
4 1 (0.24%) LDAP
4 1 (0.24%) PBX
4 1 (0.24%) Skype
4 1 (0.24%) SMTP
4 1 (0.24%) SSH
4 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.47%) EDRMS
4 2 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.24%) DB2
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.47%) Introscope
2 2 (0.47%) JIRA
3 1 (0.24%) Ant
3 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.24%) Maven
3 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.24%) QAComplete
3 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (24.64%) Finance
2 34 (8.06%) Banking
3 13 (3.08%) Marketing
4 11 (2.61%) Local Government
5 10 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.13%) Front Office
6 9 (2.13%) Retail
7 8 (1.90%) Back Office
7 8 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.66%) Legal
9 6 (1.42%) Advertising
9 6 (1.42%) Law
10 5 (1.18%) Games
10 5 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) German Language
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.32%) .NET
2 8 (1.90%) J2EE
3 7 (1.66%) HTML
3 7 (1.66%) Middleware
4 6 (1.42%) SOAP
5 4 (0.95%) Web Services
5 4 (0.95%) XML
6 3 (0.71%) JMS
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.71%) REST
6 3 (0.71%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.47%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.47%) CSS
7 2 (0.47%) CSS3
7 2 (0.47%) HTML5
7 2 (0.47%) jQuery
8 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.24%) WAP
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.43%) Mobile App
2 19 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.13%) Fixed Income
4 9 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.13%) User Experience
5 8 (1.90%) Chip and PIN
6 7 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.42%) Economics
7 6 (1.42%) PMI
8 5 (1.18%) NHS
9 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.71%) Biometrics
10 3 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.71%) LLPG
11 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.47%) Derivative
11 2 (0.47%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.16%) Apple iOS
2 24 (5.69%) Windows
3 23 (5.45%) Android
4 14 (3.32%) Unix
5 7 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.42%) Linux
6 6 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.71%) AIX
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Solaris
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (26.07%) Project Management
2 90 (21.33%) PRINCE2
3 81 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (15.88%) Migration
6 55 (13.03%) ITIL
7 32 (7.58%) Service Management
8 31 (7.35%) Change Management
8 31 (7.35%) Service Delivery
9 22 (5.21%) Project Planning
9 22 (5.21%) Scrum
9 22 (5.21%) Supplier Management
10 21 (4.98%) Performance Management
10 21 (4.98%) SDLC
11 20 (4.74%) E-Commerce
12 19 (4.50%) Risk Management
13 17 (4.03%) Problem Management
14 14 (3.32%) Business Analysis
15 13 (3.08%) Data Migration
15 13 (3.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.45%) SQL
2 21 (4.98%) Java
3 9 (2.13%) C
4 7 (1.66%) Python
5 6 (1.42%) C#
5 6 (1.42%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.42%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.95%) C++
7 4 (0.95%) Perl
7 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.47%) Jython
8 2 (0.47%) Korn
8 2 (0.47%) VBA
9 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.24%) Ruby
9 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (8.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 32 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.55%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.32%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (2.61%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.90%) ISEB
9 6 (1.42%) Degree
9 6 (1.42%) PMP
10 5 (1.18%) HNC
10 5 (1.18%) HND
11 4 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.24%) APMP
14 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.84%) QA
2 11 (2.61%) SLA
3 6 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.18%) GxP
5 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.47%) GAMP
7 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.47%) Samba
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) AirWatch
1 2 (0.47%) CA Wily
1 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.47%) SCSM
1 2 (0.47%) WSUS
2 1 (0.24%) Control-M
2 1 (0.24%) Netcool
2 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
2 1 (0.24%) TADDM
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 32 (7.58%) Oracle
2 27 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.61%) IBM
4 7 (1.66%) HP
4 7 (1.66%) Murex
4 7 (1.66%) SAP
5 5 (1.18%) Apple
6 4 (0.95%) Charles River
6 4 (0.95%) Google
6 4 (0.95%) ServiceNow
6 4 (0.95%) VMware
6 4 (0.95%) webMethods
7 3 (0.71%) ATG
7 3 (0.71%) Avaloq
7 3 (0.71%) Citrix
7 3 (0.71%) Compaq
7 3 (0.71%) FNZ
7 3 (0.71%) Sun
7 3 (0.71%) Terracotta
8 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
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