The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 134 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.44% 0.92% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.97% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 15
Average daily rate £325 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £210 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.96% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.86% -24.03%
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 2788 2409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.94% 95.35% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1756 1529
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 131 127
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.03 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.50 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 April 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire +1 12 £325 +32.75% 11
South Yorkshire -20 1 - - 2
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 34 (64.15%) Windows
3 22 (41.51%) Finance
4 21 (39.62%) Linux
4 21 (39.62%) Unix
5 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
5 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
5 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
6 15 (28.30%) .NET
7 12 (22.64%) ITIL
8 11 (20.75%) Release Management
9 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
10 9 (16.98%) Change Management
10 9 (16.98%) ERP
10 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (15.09%) VB
11 8 (15.09%) VB.NET
11 8 (15.09%) C#
12 6 (11.32%) XML
12 6 (11.32%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (9.43%) Classic ASP
13 5 (9.43%) J2EE
13 5 (9.43%) VBA
13 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
14 4 (7.55%) Retail
14 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (5.66%) Apache
1 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
3 2 (3.77%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) XML
3 5 (9.43%) Classic ASP
3 5 (9.43%) J2EE
4 3 (5.66%) Middleware
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) iSeries
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Release Management
3 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
4 9 (16.98%) Change Management
4 9 (16.98%) ERP
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Change Control
6 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.77%) Coaching
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.89%) CRM
8 1 (1.89%) Document Management
8 1 (1.89%) ITSM
8 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.89%) Web Application Development
8 1 (1.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) C#
2 8 (15.09%) VB
2 8 (15.09%) VB.NET
3 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.43%) VBA
4 3 (5.66%) VB6
5 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) IBM
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Siebel
4 1 (1.89%) Intel
4 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
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