The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Applications Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Consultant
Rank 147 102 126
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 1 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.030% 0.53% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.56% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £405
% change year-on-year
- -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.50
Applications Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3153 2331 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.52% 94.99% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1884 1377 1208
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 151 182
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.85 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Applications Consultant in the job title.

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Applications Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Solihull - 1 - -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Applications Consultant 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (23.08%) OCP
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (23.08%) JDA
6 3 (23.08%) Pegasus
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (23.08%) Workflow
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Data Guard
6 3 (23.08%) Database Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI Publisher

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (23.08%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (7.69%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Database Tuning
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (23.08%) Presales
1 3 (23.08%) Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) OCP
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) JDA
2 3 (23.08%) Pegasus
3 2 (15.38%) RedPrairie
4 1 (7.69%) SAP