The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 130 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.19% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £360 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -49.73%
Applications Engineer
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
2749 2524 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.06% 94.07% 93.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1487 1138
Average daily rate £388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 163 158
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -10 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £360 - 1
Applications Engineer
England

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
2 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) Product Management
2 3 (27.27%) PLM
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) OAuth2
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) OAuth
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) BPR
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) PVCS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Automotive
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Ajax
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) CSS3
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) OAuth
1 2 (18.18%) OAuth2
1 2 (18.18%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
1 3 (27.27%) PLM
1 3 (27.27%) Product Management
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) BPR
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
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