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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 97 115 99
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 40 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.42% 0.43% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.45% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 16
Average daily rate £300 £260 £186
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +39.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £112 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.47% +11.84%
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
2676 2423 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.13% 95.06% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1582 1285
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 120 106
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +11 27 £415 +69.38% 14
North Yorkshire - 10 £300 - 1
South Yorkshire -12 3 £250 - 3
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 42 (66.67%) SQL
2 29 (46.03%) Windows
3 23 (36.51%) Finance
4 20 (31.75%) .NET
5 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 17 (26.98%) Unix
6 17 (26.98%) Linux
6 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
7 13 (20.63%) ITIL
8 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
8 11 (17.46%) Change Management
8 11 (17.46%) Release Management
9 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (14.29%) C#
11 8 (12.70%) VB
11 8 (12.70%) VB.NET
11 8 (12.70%) ERP
11 8 (12.70%) SLA
11 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (12.70%) Problem Management
11 8 (12.70%) Change Control
11 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (9.52%) Java
13 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
13 5 (7.94%) VBA
13 5 (7.94%) DB2

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 5 (7.94%) IIS
1 5 (7.94%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.94%) DB2
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Ant
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) Classic ASP
2 5 (7.94%) J2EE
2 5 (7.94%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Linux
2 17 (26.98%) Unix
3 3 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Change Management
2 11 (17.46%) Release Management
2 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
3 8 (12.70%) Change Control
3 8 (12.70%) ERP
3 8 (12.70%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.94%) Analytics
4 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.94%) SOA
4 5 (7.94%) Validation
4 5 (7.94%) Web Analytics
5 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.35%) DevOps
5 4 (6.35%) Service Management
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) C#
3 8 (12.70%) VB
3 8 (12.70%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.52%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) VBA
6 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.76%) VB6
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Dynatrace
2 5 (7.94%) Google
2 5 (7.94%) IBM
2 5 (7.94%) Software AG
2 5 (7.94%) webMethods
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Splunk
4 2 (3.17%) Siebel
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Sun
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