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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 87 79 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.93% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.99% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Average daily rate
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£135 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £255 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £363 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +94.44%
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
1543 1418 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.06% 93.85% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 753 996
Average daily rate £345 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 69 78
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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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 -7 4 £135 -55.00% 2
Bradford - 1 - -
Brighouse - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Service Management
3 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
3 6 (35.29%) Workflow
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) CentOS
4 5 (29.41%) Splunk
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) NHS
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (17.65%) Apache
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.76%) FTP
7 2 (11.76%) MySQL
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) IIS
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
1 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
1 6 (35.29%) CentOS
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Debian
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Service Management
3 6 (35.29%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.76%) CMMI
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) QMS
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) FatWire
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects