Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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 Support Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 209 193
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 34 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 36
City of London median daily rate £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £232 £313 £244
90th Percentile £508 £488 £556
Central London median daily rate £475 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £22.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £22.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,722 5,934 6,585
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 95.49% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,349 4,709 5,198
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +5.14%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 68 99
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.66 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -11.64% +17.59%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.68 £11.90
90th Percentile £30.95 £55.00 £41.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.47% -12.82% +18.18%

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support Analyst in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 2 - -
Applications Support Analyst
Central London

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Applications Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 12 (35.29%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) Unix
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) J2EE
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle
4 10 (29.41%) Investment Banking
4 10 (29.41%) SWIFT
4 10 (29.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 10 (29.41%) SEPA
5 8 (23.53%) Fedwire
5 8 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (20.59%) Investment Management
6 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (20.59%) JSP
6 7 (20.59%) AIX
6 7 (20.59%) Solaris
6 7 (20.59%) MQSeries
7 6 (17.65%) Charles River
8 5 (14.71%) Windows
8 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (11.76%) Degree
9 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
9 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
9 4 (11.76%) Confluence
9 4 (11.76%) Front Office
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (20.59%) MQSeries
2 4 (11.76%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Actimize
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (5.88%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Appium
3 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.94%) jMock
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Mockito
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.94%) TestComplete
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 10 (29.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) J2EE
2 8 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (20.59%) JSP
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) JMX
4 1 (2.94%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) LINQ
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) WinForms
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) SWIFT
2 8 (23.53%) Fedwire
3 4 (11.76%) Fixed Income
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Equities
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Unix
2 7 (20.59%) AIX
2 7 (20.59%) Solaris
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 7 (20.59%) Investment Management
2 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (14.71%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Wealth Management
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) Cash Management
6 2 (5.88%) Client Onboarding
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Line Management
6 2 (5.88%) MVC
6 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (5.88%) Release Management
6 2 (5.88%) SDLC
7 1 (2.94%) Component Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) VB6
4 2 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) SEPA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (2.94%) Control-M
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Charles River
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Perfecto Mobile
4 1 (2.94%) Splunk