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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 102 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 45 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.42% 0.62% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.67% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £220 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £128 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £324 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -30.97%
Applications Support
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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
2973 2238 2133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.79% 93.13% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2011 1353 1149
Average daily rate £360 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 122 142
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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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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 -14 22 £288 +30.68% 5
North Yorkshire - 19 £388 - 1
South Yorkshire -18 4 - - 2
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 45 (65.22%) SQL
2 31 (44.93%) IIS
3 30 (43.48%) Windows
4 25 (36.23%) ITIL
4 25 (36.23%) JBoss
5 24 (34.78%) .NET
6 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 19 (27.54%) E-Commerce
7 19 (27.54%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (26.09%) Java
8 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 16 (23.19%) Problem Management
10 15 (21.74%) SLA
10 15 (21.74%) Finance
11 14 (20.29%) Software AG
11 14 (20.29%) webMethods
12 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
12 13 (18.84%) Validation
12 13 (18.84%) Web Analytics
12 13 (18.84%) Google
12 13 (18.84%) Google Analytics
12 13 (18.84%) Analytics
13 12 (17.39%) Splunk
13 12 (17.39%) SOA
13 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
14 11 (15.94%) Oracle
15 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
15 10 (14.49%) CRM
16 9 (13.04%) Puppet
17 8 (11.59%) Linux

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 31 (44.93%) IIS
2 25 (36.23%) JBoss
3 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.80%) Apache
5 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.90%) Confluence
7 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) LDAP
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.90%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) PVCS
1 3 (4.35%) Subversion
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
1 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.90%) Maven
2 2 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.90%) Ant
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) Web Services
2 5 (7.25%) ODBC
2 5 (7.25%) Application Packaging
3 3 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
4 2 (2.90%) Spring
5 1 (1.45%) WSDL
5 1 (1.45%) LAMP
5 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) NHS
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) UNIX
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) ITIL
2 19 (27.54%) E-Commerce
3 16 (23.19%) Problem Management
4 13 (18.84%) Web Analytics
4 13 (18.84%) Analytics
4 13 (18.84%) Validation
5 12 (17.39%) SOA
6 10 (14.49%) CRM
7 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.25%) DevOps
9 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.25%) Workflow
9 5 (7.25%) Document Management
10 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.80%) Change Management
10 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.80%) System Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) SQL
2 18 (26.09%) Java
2 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.14%) VB
4 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.80%) C#
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (2.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.35%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Software AG
1 14 (20.29%) webMethods
2 13 (18.84%) Google
3 12 (17.39%) Splunk
3 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.94%) Oracle
5 4 (5.80%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (4.35%) Citrix
7 2 (2.90%) VMware
7 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco
7 2 (2.90%) IBM
7 2 (2.90%) Sun
7 2 (2.90%) EMC
7 2 (2.90%) NetApp
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) InterSystems
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