The median contractor rate for a Applications Support was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 29 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 Support
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 94 100
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 23 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.42% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 3
Median daily rate £310 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.72% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £328 £283
% change year-on-year -1.52% +15.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £21.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +90.69% +8.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1545 1541 1694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 95.55% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 916 959
Median daily rate £375 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 54 92
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Support in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Northamptonshire - 13 £350 - 5
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £320 +16.36% 2
Derbyshire - 3 £145 - 1
Leicestershire -4 2 £250 +16.27%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Applications Support 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 East Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
1 32 (65.31%) Windows
2 31 (63.27%) SQL
3 30 (61.22%) Oracle
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
4 22 (44.90%) Oracle Reports
4 22 (44.90%) Unix
5 19 (38.78%) Finance
5 19 (38.78%) Manufacturing
6 16 (32.65%) Retail
6 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (32.65%) Oracle Database
7 15 (30.61%) Relational Database
7 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
7 15 (30.61%) Oracle 11i
7 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (30.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (28.57%) Business Analysis
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
9 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (22.45%) ITIL
9 11 (22.45%) HPUX
9 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (20.41%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (20.41%) QMS
11 9 (18.37%) Publishing
11 9 (18.37%) Crystal Reports

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (12.24%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (12.24%) Demantra
5 6 (12.24%) SnowdropKCS
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
2 22 (44.90%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (32.65%) Oracle Database
3 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (30.61%) Relational Database
4 15 (30.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (18.37%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (8.16%) DTS
7 4 (8.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (8.16%) Star Schema
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.08%) MySQL
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.16%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.04%) Ant
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
1 19 (38.78%) Manufacturing
2 16 (32.65%) Retail
3 9 (18.37%) Publishing
4 7 (14.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
1 6 (12.24%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.04%) Ajax
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (2.04%) Java EE
3 1 (2.04%) JSF
3 1 (2.04%) JSON
3 1 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.04%) Clustering
1 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (65.31%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Unix
3 11 (22.45%) HPUX
3 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL
3 10 (20.41%) QMS
4 8 (16.33%) ITSM
4 8 (16.33%) Service Management
5 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 7 (14.29%) Release Management
6 6 (12.24%) Quality Management
6 6 (12.24%) Workflow
7 5 (10.20%) Change Control
7 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.20%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.16%) Document Management
9 3 (6.12%) Change Management
10 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
11 1 (2.04%) Data Management
11 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.20%) Java
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Altiris
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
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