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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Manager
Rank 521 426 406
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 125 214 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 148 137
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £413 £431
% change year-on-year
-2.42% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -80 118 £450 +5.88% 40
London -60 38 £475 +5.55% 14
South East -16 28 £488 +21.87% 8
City of London +28 11 £475 -7.31% 8
South West 0 10 £350 -11.39% 2
East of England -2 10 £475 +5.55% 2
West Midlands -29 10 £406 -2.10% 3
Hertfordshire +14 9 £475 -2.56% 1
East Midlands +2 8 £344 -10.71% 2
Surrey -1 8 £500 +6.15% 2
Berkshire -8 8 £488 +14.70% 2
North West -12 8 £400 +4.98% 4
Scotland -18 7 £388 -8.82%
Edinburgh -13 6 £406 -4.41%
Manchester -13 6 £400 +33.33% 1
Hampshire +6 5 £383 -4.01%
Yorkshire +3 5 £350 -13.84% 1
Bristol +3 4 £350 -31.03% 2
Leeds 0 4 £400 -
West Yorkshire -3 4 £400 -
Birmingham - 4 £375 - 2
Watford +6 3 £475 -2.56%
Derbyshire +5 3 £327 -15.06%
Crawley +1 3 £488 +34.48%
West Sussex -13 3 £488 +34.48%
Cheshire +4 2 £356 +1.78%
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £350 -
North East -59 2 £400 -33.88% 2
Tyne and Wear -62 2 £400 -17.09% 1
Nottingham - 2 £350 -

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 99 (30.18%) Project Management
2 98 (29.88%) Finance
3 87 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (25.30%) PRINCE2
5 70 (21.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (12.80%) Migration
7 30 (9.15%) Microsoft
7 30 (9.15%) Mobile App
8 29 (8.84%) Security Cleared
8 29 (8.84%) ITIL
8 29 (8.84%) Oracle
8 29 (8.84%) Banking
9 28 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 27 (8.23%) SQL
11 25 (7.62%) SDLC
12 24 (7.32%) Service Delivery
12 24 (7.32%) Scrum
12 24 (7.32%) PMI Certification
13 21 (6.40%) .NET
13 21 (6.40%) Programme Management
14 20 (6.10%) PMP
14 20 (6.10%) Data Centre
15 19 (5.79%) SC Cleared
15 19 (5.79%) Business Analysis
15 19 (5.79%) Windows
16 18 (5.49%) Change Management
16 18 (5.49%) SAP
17 17 (5.18%) QA
17 17 (5.18%) Risk Management
18 16 (4.88%) Service 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 2 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (0.61%) Confluence
1 2 (0.61%) IIS
1 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
1 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.30%) Apache
2 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.30%) CICS
2 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (3.96%) MS Excel
1 13 (3.96%) MS Office
2 11 (3.35%) MS Project
3 8 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.22%) Maximo
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.91%) Primavera
4 2 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.61%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) Google Play
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.91%) Firewall
1 3 (0.91%) Network Security
2 2 (0.61%) CTI
2 2 (0.61%) LDAP
2 2 (0.61%) PBX
2 2 (0.61%) Skype
2 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.61%) WAN
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) SSH
3 1 (0.30%) SSL
3 1 (0.30%) VPN
3 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.91%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.91%) SAP HANA
3 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.30%) Spotfire
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 7 (2.13%) JIRA
2 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.91%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.61%) Gradle
3 2 (0.61%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (29.88%) Finance
2 29 (8.84%) Banking
3 13 (3.96%) Marketing
3 13 (3.96%) Retail
4 9 (2.74%) Advertising
5 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.83%) Law
6 6 (1.83%) Local Government
6 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.52%) Games
7 5 (1.52%) Legal
8 4 (1.22%) Back Office
8 4 (1.22%) Front Office
8 4 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.91%) Billing
10 2 (0.61%) Electronics
10 2 (0.61%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.40%) .NET
2 8 (2.44%) CSS
3 6 (1.83%) SOAP
4 5 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.22%) Web Services
5 4 (1.22%) XML
6 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.91%) HTML
6 3 (0.91%) Middleware
6 3 (0.91%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (0.61%) JMS
7 2 (0.61%) jQuery
7 2 (0.61%) REST
8 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.30%) J2EE
8 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.30%) XSD
8 1 (0.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.15%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.10%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.96%) User Experience
5 9 (2.74%) PMI
6 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.22%) Chip and PIN
8 4 (1.22%) Economics
8 4 (1.22%) NHS
9 3 (0.91%) Biometrics
9 3 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.91%) Social Media
10 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.61%) Informatics
10 2 (0.61%) LLPG
10 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.79%) Windows
2 8 (2.44%) Android
2 8 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.44%) Linux
2 8 (2.44%) Unix
2 8 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X Server
4 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.91%) Solaris
5 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (30.18%) Project Management
2 87 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (25.30%) PRINCE2
4 70 (21.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (12.80%) Migration
6 29 (8.84%) ITIL
7 25 (7.62%) SDLC
8 24 (7.32%) Scrum
8 24 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 21 (6.40%) Programme Management
10 19 (5.79%) Business Analysis
11 18 (5.49%) Change Management
12 17 (5.18%) Risk Management
13 16 (4.88%) Service Management
14 15 (4.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 15 (4.57%) Waterfall
15 13 (3.96%) Matrix Management
16 12 (3.66%) E-Commerce
17 11 (3.35%) Asset Management
17 11 (3.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.23%) SQL
2 10 (3.05%) Java
3 6 (1.83%) C#
4 5 (1.52%) Perl
5 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.22%) Python
5 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.61%) C
6 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.30%) C++
7 1 (0.30%) Groovy
7 1 (0.30%) Korn
7 1 (0.30%) PHP
7 1 (0.30%) Ruby
7 1 (0.30%) VB
7 1 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 24 (7.32%) PMI Certification
4 20 (6.10%) PMP
5 19 (5.79%) SC Cleared
6 14 (4.27%) Degree
7 11 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (2.74%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.52%) ISEB
11 4 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.61%) APMP
13 2 (0.61%) CISSP
13 2 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.30%) CCNA
14 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.30%) MCSE
14 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.18%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) GxP
4 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.91%) Samba
2 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) SCCM
1 3 (0.91%) WSUS
2 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) Ansible
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 30 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.84%) Oracle
3 18 (5.49%) SAP
4 5 (1.52%) Apple
4 5 (1.52%) HP
5 4 (1.22%) IBM
5 4 (1.22%) iManage
5 4 (1.22%) VMware
6 3 (0.91%) Cognos
6 3 (0.91%) Compaq
6 3 (0.91%) Pega
6 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.91%) Terracotta
6 3 (0.91%) webMethods
7 2 (0.61%) Adobe
7 2 (0.61%) ATG
7 2 (0.61%) Citrix
7 2 (0.61%) ILOG
7 2 (0.61%) Murex
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