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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 82 100
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 0 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 1.48% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £29.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +61.11%

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
1385 1869 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.58% 95.31% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1231 1124
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) MS Access
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Alterian
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) RPG
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) COM+
5 2 (20.00%) MCAD

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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) COM+
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) RPG
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) Delphi
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCAD
1 2 (20.00%) MCSD
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Alterian