The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank - 102 99
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.17% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £430 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.68 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +52.10%
Applications Specialist
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1931 1673 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 94.98% 94.73% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1139 897
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 59
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £29.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Top 9 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Practice Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Practice Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix