The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 88 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 27 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.33% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £415 £245 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.38% -34.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -
Applications Support
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 Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
Leeds +10 27 £415 +107.50% 10
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Applications Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 36 (80.00%) SQL
2 26 (57.78%) Windows
3 25 (55.56%) Finance
4 17 (37.78%) Linux
4 17 (37.78%) Unix
5 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
6 11 (24.44%) .NET
6 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
7 10 (22.22%) Change Management
8 9 (20.00%) C#
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (17.78%) Release Management
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (17.78%) VB
9 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
9 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (13.33%) IBM
10 6 (13.33%) DB2
10 6 (13.33%) ITIL
11 5 (11.11%) Classic ASP
11 5 (11.11%) VBA
11 5 (11.11%) XML
11 5 (11.11%) Change Control
12 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
12 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle
13 3 (6.67%) Service Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Applications Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) DB2
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) Classic ASP
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 17 (37.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
2 10 (22.22%) Change Management
3 8 (17.78%) Release Management
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Change Control
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.67%) Service Management
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Coaching
8 2 (4.44%) Practice Management
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Content Management
9 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) MVC
9 1 (2.22%) OO
9 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.22%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) VB
3 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
4 5 (11.11%) VBA
5 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.67%) VB6
7 1 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) Siebel
5 1 (2.22%) Sun
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