The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Applications Engineer
Rank 98 91 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 23 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.71% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.78% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£298 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.19% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 1
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.54%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2151 1795 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.76% 91.30% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 858 995
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 131 145
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £10.55 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Applications Engineer
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Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Last Year
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% Change
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Applications Engineer
England

Applications Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Applications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Engineer in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 27 (100.00%) Validation
1 27 (100.00%) Project Management
1 27 (100.00%) Requirements Management
2 24 (88.89%) Time Management
3 22 (81.48%) ENOVIA
4 14 (51.85%) Rational DOORS
5 13 (48.15%) CAD
5 13 (48.15%) Software Testing
5 13 (48.15%) Automotive
5 13 (48.15%) Data Architecture
5 13 (48.15%) Migration
5 13 (48.15%) DELMIA
5 13 (48.15%) PLM
5 13 (48.15%) PDM
6 11 (40.74%) SAP
6 11 (40.74%) ClearCase
6 11 (40.74%) ClearQuest
6 11 (40.74%) Business Transformation
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) JavaScript

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Applications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 22 (81.48%) ENOVIA
2 13 (48.15%) DELMIA
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (40.74%) ClearCase
2 11 (40.74%) ClearQuest
General
1 27 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 13 (48.15%) Automotive
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Project Management
1 27 (100.00%) Validation
1 27 (100.00%) Requirements Management
2 24 (88.89%) Time Management
3 13 (48.15%) Data Architecture
3 13 (48.15%) Migration
3 13 (48.15%) PLM
3 13 (48.15%) PDM
3 13 (48.15%) Software Testing
3 13 (48.15%) CAD
4 11 (40.74%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) SAP
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