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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Applications Engineer
Rank 647 657 620
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Engineer 1 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.005% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
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 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
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 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 4 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 28 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 +18 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Senior Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Mesos
2 7 (58.33%) Kubernetes
2 7 (58.33%) IaaS
2 7 (58.33%) PaaS
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (58.33%) vCloud
2 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (58.33%) Ansible
2 7 (58.33%) Docker
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (16.67%) SCOM
5 2 (16.67%) LAMP
5 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (58.33%) IaaS
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (58.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) LAMP
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Fintech
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Release Management
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Application Discovery
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
1 7 (58.33%) vCloud
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Squid
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Ansible
1 7 (58.33%) Kubernetes
1 7 (58.33%) Mesos
1 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Sun