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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 136 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 1.31% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.38% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 11
Median daily rate £238 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £26.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +31.25%
Applications Support
England

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
2810 2823 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.70% 94.95% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1844 1912 1341
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 119 119
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
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 27 July 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
West Yorkshire -22 8 £288 -0.86% 4
North Yorkshire -10 2 £238 -26.92% 6
South Yorkshire -13 2 £218 -22.66% 4
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 9 (36.00%) Unix
6 6 (24.00%) Apache
6 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (20.00%) CRM
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (12.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (12.00%) ODBC
9 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (12.00%) IIS
9 3 (12.00%) IBM
9 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (12.00%) Middleware
9 3 (12.00%) Legal
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.00%) Change Management
9 3 (12.00%) ITSM
9 3 (12.00%) Workflow
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (12.00%) Document Management

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 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Law
3 2 (8.00%) Local Government
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Middleware
1 3 (12.00%) ODBC
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) CRM
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Change Management
2 3 (12.00%) Document Management
2 3 (12.00%) ITSM
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) Workflow
3 2 (8.00%) Change Control
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Process Management
4 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Intel
3 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
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