The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Applications Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.66% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £355 £300
% change year-on-year -4.22% +18.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year +58.33% -10.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 283 344 440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.71% 96.63% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 200 312
Median daily rate £340 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £240 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 23 39
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Applications Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Cambridge

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in Cambridge

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in Cambridge

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Applications Engineer 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 Cambridge region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Application Discovery
1 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Application Discovery
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft