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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 110 106 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.61% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £288 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £194 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £295
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £18.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+40.27% -4.00%
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
1947 1965 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.05% 94.93% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1308 1154
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 66 65
Median hourly rate £11.75 £13.87 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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 -3 9 £288 +3.51% 9
Applications Support
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 28 (82.35%) SQL
2 25 (73.53%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) Finance
4 15 (44.12%) Linux
4 15 (44.12%) Unix
4 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
5 11 (32.35%) .NET
6 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
6 10 (29.41%) Change Management
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (23.53%) Release Management
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (23.53%) VB
8 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
8 8 (23.53%) C#
8 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
9 6 (17.65%) XML
10 5 (14.71%) Classic ASP
10 5 (14.71%) VBA
10 5 (14.71%) ITIL
11 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
11 3 (8.82%) Apache
11 3 (8.82%) IBM
11 3 (8.82%) Middleware
11 3 (8.82%) Oracle
11 3 (8.82%) VB6

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 3 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.88%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Billing
2 2 (5.88%) Law
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) XML
3 5 (14.71%) Classic ASP
4 3 (8.82%) Middleware
5 2 (5.88%) ODBC
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) iSeries
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Change Management
1 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 8 (23.53%) Release Management
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Coaching
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
4 2 (5.88%) Document Management
4 2 (5.88%) ITSM
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Wealth Management
5 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) C#
2 8 (23.53%) VB
2 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 5 (14.71%) VBA
5 3 (8.82%) VB6
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) IBM
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Siebel
4 1 (2.94%) Intel
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow