The median contractor rate for a Applications Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Manager
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 78 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.03% 0.094% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.098% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £375 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £375 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £424 £413
% change year-on-year +6.16% +2.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.04

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1006 1020 1249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 94.64% 95.77% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 539 567
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 45
Median hourly rate £17.40 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.12% +17.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.50 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Applications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Applications Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Manager in Buckinghamshire

Applications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Manager in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Manager in Buckinghamshire

Applications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Manager in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Manager in Buckinghamshire

Applications Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes - 8 £500 -
Applications Manager
South East

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Applications Manager 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Applications Manager in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (16.67%) MSI
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Process
5 1 (8.33%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) SMS
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification

Applications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) RAD
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Process
5 1 (8.33%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (8.33%) PMP
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle