Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 575 505
Rank change year-on-year -20 -70 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 239 309 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 207 289
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £363 £319 £325
90th Percentile £666 £625 £578
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
England median hourly rate - £19.85 -
UK median hourly rate - £19.85 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Applications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Applications Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Manager in England

Applications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Manager in England

Applications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Manager in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Manager in England

Applications Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Manager in England

Applications Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
London -41 104 £475 - 4
South East -1 42 £450 - 2
Midlands +12 41 £481 +18.10% 2
East of England -14 29 £450 +4.65%
West Midlands +37 23 £428 -2.29% 2
North of England +57 20 £440 +10.00% 3
East Midlands -9 18 £500 +31.58%
North West +22 12 £440 +6.67% 3
Yorkshire +25 7 £500 +66.67%
South West +9 4 £449 +11.49% 1
North East +61 1 £375 +7.14%
Applications Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region featuring Applications Manager in the job title.

1 69 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (27.20%) Project Management
3 55 (23.01%) Finance
4 46 (19.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (18.41%) PRINCE2
6 42 (17.57%) ITIL
7 38 (15.90%) Mobile App
8 36 (15.06%) Oracle
9 28 (11.72%) Migration
10 24 (10.04%) Retail
11 23 (9.62%) Service Management
12 22 (9.21%) Scrum
13 20 (8.37%) Service Delivery
14 16 (6.69%) ERP
15 14 (5.86%) SDLC
16 13 (5.44%) CRM
16 13 (5.44%) Microsoft
16 13 (5.44%) SAP
17 12 (5.02%) Change Management
17 12 (5.02%) Manufacturing
17 12 (5.02%) Programme Management
17 12 (5.02%) Android
18 11 (4.60%) Supplier Management
18 11 (4.60%) SQL
18 11 (4.60%) PMP
19 10 (4.18%) PMI Certification
19 10 (4.18%) Java
19 10 (4.18%) Windows
19 10 (4.18%) Legal
19 10 (4.18%) Banking

Applications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (1.67%) Confluence
1 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.26%) CMS
2 3 (1.26%) Documentum
3 2 (0.84%) CoreMedia CMS
3 2 (0.84%) Liferay
4 1 (0.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) Apache TomEE
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.42%) Drupal
4 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.42%) IIS
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.51%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.26%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.09%) Office 365
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) GitHub
2 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) G Suite
3 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.42%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.42%) Google Play
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) Skype
2 2 (0.84%) Firewall
2 2 (0.84%) SAN
2 2 (0.84%) WAN
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.26%) MySQL
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.84%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.42%) DataStage
5 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (2.93%) JIRA
2 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.84%) Maven
4 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.42%) FishEye
4 1 (0.42%) Gradle
4 1 (0.42%) Hudson
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.42%) jMock
4 1 (0.42%) JUnit
4 1 (0.42%) Mockito
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
4 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 55 (23.01%) Finance
2 24 (10.04%) Retail
3 12 (5.02%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.18%) Banking
4 10 (4.18%) Legal
5 9 (3.77%) Law
6 5 (2.09%) Front Office
6 5 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.26%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Back Office
8 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) International Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.77%) HTML
2 8 (3.35%) .NET
3 6 (2.51%) CSS
3 6 (2.51%) HTML5
4 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.67%) JSP
4 4 (1.67%) Middleware
5 3 (1.26%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.26%) SAML
5 3 (1.26%) Spring
5 3 (1.26%) Web Services
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 3 (1.26%) XML
6 2 (0.84%) CoreMedia
6 2 (0.84%) REST
6 2 (0.84%) RESTful
6 2 (0.84%) SOAP
7 1 (0.42%) EJB
7 1 (0.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.90%) Mobile App
2 10 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.18%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.77%) User Experience
4 7 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.67%) EPoS
6 4 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.26%) FMCG
7 3 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.26%) PMI
8 2 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.42%) IVR
9 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.02%) Android
2 10 (4.18%) Apple iOS
2 10 (4.18%) Windows
3 3 (1.26%) Unix
3 3 (1.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.84%) AIX
4 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (27.20%) Project Management
3 46 (19.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (18.41%) PRINCE2
5 42 (17.57%) ITIL
6 28 (11.72%) Migration
7 23 (9.62%) Service Management
8 22 (9.21%) Scrum
9 20 (8.37%) Service Delivery
10 16 (6.69%) ERP
11 14 (5.86%) SDLC
12 13 (5.44%) CRM
13 12 (5.02%) Change Management
13 12 (5.02%) Programme Management
14 11 (4.60%) Supplier Management
15 9 (3.77%) Release Management
16 8 (3.35%) Asset Management
16 8 (3.35%) Data Management
16 8 (3.35%) DevOps
16 8 (3.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.60%) SQL
2 10 (4.18%) Java
3 4 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.84%) PHP
6 1 (0.42%) ABAP
6 1 (0.42%) C#
6 1 (0.42%) Groovy
6 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (4.60%) PMP
2 10 (4.18%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.35%) Degree
3 8 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (2.93%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.09%) APMP
5 5 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.67%) CEH
6 4 (1.67%) CISSP
6 4 (1.67%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.77%) PMO
2 6 (2.51%) SLA
3 5 (2.09%) QA
4 2 (0.84%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) Control-M
2 1 (0.42%) FlexNet
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 36 (15.06%) Oracle
2 13 (5.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.44%) SAP
3 4 (1.67%) Coverity
3 4 (1.67%) Google
3 4 (1.67%) JD Edwards
3 4 (1.67%) Synopsys
4 3 (1.26%) HP
4 3 (1.26%) IBM
5 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.42%) Canon
6 1 (0.42%) Citrix
6 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.42%) PayPal
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.42%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) Sun
6 1 (0.42%) Symantec
6 1 (0.42%) Tableau