The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Applications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Applications Engineer
Rank 635 618 611
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Engineer 13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.018% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
Median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
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 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Applications Engineer in the job title.

Senior Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Applications Engineer within the UK.

Senior Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Applications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Senior Applications Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Applications Engineer within the UK.

Senior Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Engineer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 -5 13 £550 +15.78% 3
London -9 7 £550 +15.78% 1
Nottingham - 4 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £550 -
East Midlands - 4 £550 -
South East - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Woking - 2 £425 -

Senior Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Senior Applications Engineer 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 Senior Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (70.59%) Ansible
1 12 (70.59%) Docker
1 12 (70.59%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (58.82%) PaaS
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (58.82%) vCloud
3 10 (58.82%) IaaS
3 10 (58.82%) Mesos
3 10 (58.82%) Kubernetes
4 9 (52.94%) Puppet
5 7 (41.18%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
6 5 (29.41%) Apache
7 4 (23.53%) LAMP
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) Solaris
7 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 4 (23.53%) Unix
7 4 (23.53%) MySQL
7 4 (23.53%) Perl
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System

Senior Applications Engineer 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 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (11.76%) GlassFish
4 2 (11.76%) JBoss
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (58.82%) IaaS
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (58.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Burp Suite
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) GitLab
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
2 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.76%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LAMP
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) JDBC
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Solaris
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) AWK
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) sed
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Docker
2 10 (58.82%) vCloud
3 2 (11.76%) Squid
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Ansible
1 12 (70.59%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (58.82%) Kubernetes
2 10 (58.82%) Mesos
3 9 (52.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Sun
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) webMethods