The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 109 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.75% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.78% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £250 £288 £174
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +65.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £365 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £353 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.10% +28.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.61% +38.15%
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
1820 2187 1570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.60% 96.09% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1175 1467 946
Median daily rate £380 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 97 77
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.53 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leeds 0 6 £250 - 6
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Applications Support 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 Yorkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) MS Access
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) ODBC
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
7 3 (16.67%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) ITSM
7 3 (16.67%) Workflow
7 3 (16.67%) Document Management
7 3 (16.67%) Unix
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MS Access
3 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) ODBC
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Axis
2 1 (5.56%) COM+
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Document Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) ITSM
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) RPG
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Delphi
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) MCAD
1 1 (5.56%) MCSD
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Alterian