The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / Yorkshire
Rank 111 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 1.38% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.44% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Median daily rate £286 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £363 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.66 £29.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-39.10% +36.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2087 2713 2454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.75% 96.17% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1779 1585
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 112 127
Median hourly rate £12.75 £13.81 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +10.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.12 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
South Yorkshire +3 3 £213 -15.00% 1
West Yorkshire -7 3 £350 -15.66% 5
North Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Yorkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 9 (37.50%) SQL
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 7 (29.17%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 4 (16.67%) MS Access
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (12.50%) ADO
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.50%) IIS
6 3 (12.50%) MS Office
6 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) SAS
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) SMTP
1 1 (4.17%) SSH
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MS Access
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 3 (12.50%) ADO
5 2 (8.33%) COM+
5 2 (8.33%) MSMQ
5 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Change Control
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) RPG
5 2 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCAD
2 2 (8.33%) MCSD
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Alterian
3 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) Vignette