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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Manager
Rank 493 448 457
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 160 220 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 157 118
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £340 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.67 - £21.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -28 157 £450 - 26
London -21 71 £478 +6.11% 12
South East +14 30 £445 +13.73% 5
Hampshire +13 16 £420 +4.34% 2
East Midlands -5 16 £338 -18.67% 1
East of England +11 14 £488 -4.87%
West Midlands -24 11 £463 +19.35%
Derbyshire +6 8 £338 -28.94%
Nottinghamshire -11 8 £450 +8.43%
Nottingham -13 8 £450 +8.43%
Hertfordshire +8 7 £613 +11.36%
Derby - 7 £338 -
South West +9 6 £425 -2.85% 1
Hook -1 6 £348 -1.03%
City of London +3 5 £438 -12.50% 1
Berkshire -3 5 £450 - 3
North West -18 5 £500 +8.87% 5
Essex +7 4 £481 +6.94%
Winchester - 4 £475 -
Cambridgeshire +19 3 £370 -32.72%
Devon +5 3 £378 +5.59%
Coventry -7 3 £525 -
Manchester -11 3 £500 +5.26% 2
Brighton - 3 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £325 -
East Sussex - 3 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £325 -
North East - 3 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £513 +36.66%
Milton Keynes +10 2 £513 +36.66%

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 90 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (31.67%) Finance
3 84 (29.89%) Project Management
4 77 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (16.01%) PRINCE2
6 33 (11.74%) Scrum
6 33 (11.74%) Security Cleared
7 31 (11.03%) Change Management
8 29 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (9.61%) SC Cleared
10 26 (9.25%) Service Delivery
10 26 (9.25%) SQL
11 25 (8.90%) Banking
11 25 (8.90%) Retail
11 25 (8.90%) Mobile App
12 24 (8.54%) ITIL
13 23 (8.19%) Microsoft
13 23 (8.19%) Programme Management
14 22 (7.83%) Windows
15 21 (7.47%) .NET
15 21 (7.47%) Migration
16 20 (7.12%) Java
16 20 (7.12%) Data Centre
16 20 (7.12%) SDLC
17 19 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (6.41%) PMP
18 18 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
19 17 (6.05%) Service Management
19 17 (6.05%) Oracle
19 17 (6.05%) MS Office

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 9 (3.20%) IIS
1 9 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.49%) JBoss
3 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.71%) Confluence
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (6.05%) MS Office
2 13 (4.63%) MS Project
3 8 (2.85%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Primavera
2 2 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.71%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.36%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.36%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.07%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.36%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.07%) Firewall
2 2 (0.71%) Intranet
2 2 (0.71%) LAN
2 2 (0.71%) WAN
3 1 (0.36%) Extranet
3 1 (0.36%) FTP
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) LDAP
3 1 (0.36%) Network Security
3 1 (0.36%) PBX
3 1 (0.36%) Skype
3 1 (0.36%) SSL
3 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.07%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.07%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.71%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.36%) QlikView
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (4.98%) JIRA
2 8 (2.85%) Hudson
2 8 (2.85%) MSBuild
2 8 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.85%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.14%) Artifactory
3 6 (2.14%) Subversion
4 2 (0.71%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.71%) Gradle
4 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.71%) Maven
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 89 (31.67%) Finance
2 25 (8.90%) Banking
2 25 (8.90%) Retail
3 10 (3.56%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.49%) Marketing
5 5 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.42%) Front Office
7 3 (1.07%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.07%) Back Office
7 3 (1.07%) Games
7 3 (1.07%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Local Government
8 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.47%) .NET
2 7 (2.49%) Spring
3 6 (2.14%) CSS
4 4 (1.42%) HTML
5 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.07%) jQuery
5 3 (1.07%) Middleware
5 3 (1.07%) Web Services
6 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.71%) HTML5
6 2 (0.71%) J2EE
6 2 (0.71%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (0.71%) WebGL
6 2 (0.71%) XML
7 1 (0.36%) Java EE
7 1 (0.36%) SOAP
7 1 (0.36%) XSD
7 1 (0.36%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.90%) Mobile App
2 20 (7.12%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.91%) User Experience
5 9 (3.20%) Economics
6 7 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.42%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.42%) PMI
7 4 (1.42%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.07%) CMDB
8 3 (1.07%) EPoS
8 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.36%) Social Media
10 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.36%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.83%) Windows
2 12 (4.27%) Linux
3 10 (3.56%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.78%) Unix
6 3 (1.07%) Android
6 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.71%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (29.89%) Project Management
3 77 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (16.01%) PRINCE2
5 33 (11.74%) Scrum
6 31 (11.03%) Change Management
7 29 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (9.25%) Service Delivery
9 24 (8.54%) ITIL
10 23 (8.19%) Programme Management
11 21 (7.47%) Migration
12 20 (7.12%) SDLC
13 18 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (6.05%) Service Management
15 14 (4.98%) Configuration Management
15 14 (4.98%) DevOps
15 14 (4.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 14 (4.98%) Waterfall
16 13 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (4.63%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.25%) SQL
2 20 (7.12%) Java
3 8 (2.85%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.85%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.78%) C#
5 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.07%) VB
6 2 (0.71%) C
6 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.71%) VBA
7 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.36%) C++
7 1 (0.36%) Groovy
7 1 (0.36%) Korn
7 1 (0.36%) Perl
7 1 (0.36%) PHP
7 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (11.74%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.61%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.41%) PMP
4 12 (4.27%) PMI Certification
5 11 (3.91%) Degree
6 7 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) APMP
9 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) HNC
9 1 (0.36%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.63%) QA
2 7 (2.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.85%) Ansible
1 8 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (2.85%) Puppet
2 7 (2.49%) SCCM
3 4 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.36%) MOM
4 1 (0.36%) TADDM
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (8.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.05%) Oracle
3 9 (3.20%) SAP
4 8 (2.85%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.78%) HP
5 5 (1.78%) IBM
6 4 (1.42%) Cognos
7 2 (0.71%) Adobe
7 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.71%) Google
7 2 (0.71%) Tableau
8 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix
8 1 (0.36%) CODA
8 1 (0.36%) Murex
8 1 (0.36%) Omniture
8 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.36%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.36%) VMware
8 1 (0.36%) VocaLink
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