The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Applications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Applications Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £200 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +100.00%

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
2264 2424 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.83% 95.17% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1364 1157
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 72 167
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.29 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Engineer
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 Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Applications Engineer
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 Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire - 2 £200 -
Shropshire +28 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Applications Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET

Applications Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) CANoe
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
1 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Infotainment
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Acronis
2 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam