The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 100 83 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 29 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.10% 1.38% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.46% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 7
Average daily rate £213 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £134 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £15.87 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+60.68% -33.17%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2454 1987 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.45% 94.26% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1000 1209
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 140 104
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.52 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Applications Support
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +18 22 £200 +14.28% 4
North Yorkshire -6 3 £225 - 1
West Yorkshire -20 3 £255 -43.33% 8
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 37 (82.22%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 18 (40.00%) ITIL
4 17 (37.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (35.56%) T-SQL
6 15 (33.33%) Windows
6 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
9 11 (24.44%) SLA
9 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (22.22%) UNIX
10 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 10 (22.22%) IIS
10 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 9 (20.00%) .NET
12 8 (17.78%) XML
12 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (17.78%) Replication
13 7 (15.56%) Java
13 7 (15.56%) Service Management
14 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.33%) C#
14 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
14 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
14 6 (13.33%) Oracle
14 6 (13.33%) Web Services
14 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (13.33%) MS Excel

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 10 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (8.89%) OLAP
8 4 (8.89%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (6.67%) MySQL
10 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (4.44%) DTS
11 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.22%) DB2
11 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) XML
3 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.33%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 2 (4.44%) XSLT
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Replication
2 5 (11.11%) NHS
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) UNIX
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.56%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) RDF
4 4 (8.89%) SOA
4 4 (8.89%) ETL
4 4 (8.89%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) Workflow
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.67%) CMMI
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.44%) RAD
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Time Management
6 2 (4.44%) Web Development
6 2 (4.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) T-SQL
3 7 (15.56%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Perl
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) COBIT
3 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Infoflex
3 2 (4.44%) FatWire
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Perforce
4 1 (2.22%) NetApp
South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago