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 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Manager
Rank 499 424 389
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 143 220 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.43% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 149 161
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £44.94 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.94 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.40%

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -80 134 £450 +12.35% 40
London -38 50 £477 +13.57% 16
South East -18 32 £475 +18.75% 6
West Midlands -6 13 £358 -6.84% 3
City of London +40 12 £513 +2.50% 3
South West -6 10 £350 -12.50%
Birmingham +8 9 £350 +1.44%
Surrey -8 9 £500 -6.97%
Berkshire -6 8 £475 +16.92% 2
Edinburgh -11 8 £388 -13.88%
Scotland -19 8 £388 -13.88% 1
East Midlands +14 7 £338 -27.14% 2
Yorkshire +4 7 £300 -25.00% 5
Hampshire -1 7 £435 +12.47%
East of England -12 7 £625 +47.05% 2
North West -16 6 £381 -2.36% 4
Staines - 5 £500 -
Derbyshire +10 4 - -
Hertfordshire +6 4 £625 +42.85% 2
Bristol +3 4 £350 -7.59%
West Yorkshire 0 4 £400 - 5
Leeds -2 4 £400 - 3
Kent - 4 £463 -
Middlesex -4 3 £475 +22.73%
Manchester -5 3 £375 +32.74% 3
North Yorkshire +7 2 £300 -9.09%
Slough +7 2 £450 +12.50%
Nottinghamshire +3 2 - -
Bedfordshire 0 2 £525 +23.52%
Cheshire -11 2 £356 -49.10%

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 92 (27.46%) Project Management
2 90 (26.87%) Finance
3 81 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (24.18%) PRINCE2
4 57 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (12.84%) Migration
6 34 (10.15%) Mobile App
7 33 (9.85%) Oracle
8 31 (9.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 30 (8.96%) Microsoft
10 29 (8.66%) ITIL
10 29 (8.66%) Banking
11 26 (7.76%) SQL
12 24 (7.16%) Security Cleared
12 24 (7.16%) Scrum
13 23 (6.87%) .NET
13 23 (6.87%) PMI Certification
14 22 (6.57%) Risk Management
15 21 (6.27%) SDLC
16 20 (5.97%) Service Delivery
17 19 (5.67%) PMP
17 19 (5.67%) Java
18 18 (5.37%) Data Centre
18 18 (5.37%) Change Management
19 17 (5.07%) SAP
19 17 (5.07%) Windows
19 17 (5.07%) Business Analysis
20 16 (4.78%) QA
20 16 (4.78%) E-Commerce
20 16 (4.78%) Programme Management

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 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
1 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.90%) Apache
2 3 (0.90%) IIS
2 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (0.60%) Confluence
3 2 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (0.60%) iPlanet
3 2 (0.60%) JBoss
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.30%) CICS
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.28%) MS Office
3 9 (2.69%) MS Project
4 7 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.69%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.19%) Maximo
2 4 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.90%) Primavera
3 3 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) Google Play
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.90%) CTI
1 3 (0.90%) Internet
1 3 (0.90%) Network Security
1 3 (0.90%) WAN
2 2 (0.60%) Firewall
2 2 (0.60%) HTTP
2 2 (0.60%) PBX
2 2 (0.60%) Skype
2 2 (0.60%) SSL
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) LAN
3 1 (0.30%) LDAP
3 1 (0.30%) SSH
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.90%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.90%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.30%) DB2
5 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.30%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.79%) JIRA
2 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.90%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.60%) Gradle
3 2 (0.60%) Introscope
3 2 (0.60%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (26.87%) Finance
2 29 (8.66%) Banking
3 12 (3.58%) Marketing
4 11 (3.28%) Retail
5 9 (2.69%) Advertising
5 9 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.39%) Law
6 8 (2.39%) Local Government
7 6 (1.79%) Games
7 6 (1.79%) Legal
8 5 (1.49%) Back Office
8 5 (1.49%) Front Office
8 5 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.90%) Billing
11 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.87%) .NET
2 6 (1.79%) CSS
2 6 (1.79%) HTML
2 6 (1.79%) Middleware
2 6 (1.79%) SOAP
3 5 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.19%) J2EE
4 4 (1.19%) Web Services
4 4 (1.19%) XML
5 3 (0.90%) JMS
5 3 (0.90%) REST
5 3 (0.90%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.15%) Mobile App
2 18 (5.37%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.58%) User Experience
5 9 (2.69%) PMI
6 7 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.49%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.19%) Chip and PIN
8 4 (1.19%) Economics
8 4 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.19%) NHS
9 3 (0.90%) Biometrics
9 3 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.90%) LLPG
9 3 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Social Media
10 2 (0.60%) Informatics
10 2 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.07%) Windows
2 11 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 11 (3.28%) Linux
3 10 (2.99%) Unix
4 9 (2.69%) Android
5 8 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.90%) AIX
7 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X Server
7 3 (0.90%) Solaris
7 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.46%) Project Management
2 81 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (24.18%) PRINCE2
3 57 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (12.84%) Migration
5 29 (8.66%) ITIL
6 24 (7.16%) Scrum
7 22 (6.57%) Risk Management
8 21 (6.27%) SDLC
9 20 (5.97%) Service Delivery
10 18 (5.37%) Change Management
11 17 (5.07%) Business Analysis
12 16 (4.78%) E-Commerce
12 16 (4.78%) Programme Management
13 15 (4.48%) Service Management
13 15 (4.48%) Waterfall
14 13 (3.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (3.58%) DevOps
16 10 (2.99%) Mentoring
16 10 (2.99%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.76%) SQL
2 19 (5.67%) Java
3 7 (2.09%) Perl
3 7 (2.09%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.19%) Python
5 3 (0.90%) C#
5 3 (0.90%) Korn
5 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.60%) Jython
6 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.30%) PHP
7 1 (0.30%) Ruby
7 1 (0.30%) VB
7 1 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (9.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 24 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 23 (6.87%) PMI Certification
4 19 (5.67%) PMP
5 15 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.99%) Degree
7 9 (2.69%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.49%) ISEB
8 5 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.60%) APMP
11 2 (0.60%) CISSP
11 2 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.30%) HNC
12 1 (0.30%) HND
12 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.78%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) GxP
3 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.90%) Samba
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) WSUS
2 2 (0.60%) CA Wily
2 2 (0.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) Ansible
3 1 (0.30%) Control-M
3 1 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (9.85%) Oracle
2 30 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.07%) SAP
4 8 (2.39%) IBM
5 5 (1.49%) Apple
5 5 (1.49%) iManage
5 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.49%) VMware
6 3 (0.90%) ATG
6 3 (0.90%) Citrix
6 3 (0.90%) Cognos
6 3 (0.90%) Compaq
6 3 (0.90%) HP
6 3 (0.90%) Murex
6 3 (0.90%) Pega
6 3 (0.90%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.90%) Sun
6 3 (0.90%) Terracotta
6 3 (0.90%) webMethods
7 2 (0.60%) Sybase
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