The median contractor rate for a Applications Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Manager
UK / England
Rank 453 430 424
Rank change year-on-year -23 -6  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 121 184 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.39% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 137 110
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -0.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £68.00 £26.63 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.39% -36.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - £42.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
London -16 49 £500 +7.52% 10
South East +32 42 £450 - 10
East of England 0 11 £425 -19.04% 5
North West +28 7 £330 -26.66% 1
West Midlands +12 6 £475 +14.45% 1
East Midlands -9 3 £400 +0.62%
Yorkshire +12 1 £625 +108.33% 2
South West -4 1 £513 +45.18% 3
North East -13 1 £275 -29.73%
Applications Manager
UK

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 97 (38.04%) Project Management
2 74 (29.02%) Finance
3 66 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (14.51%) ITIL
6 36 (14.12%) PRINCE2
7 35 (13.73%) Migration
8 29 (11.37%) Oracle
8 29 (11.37%) Service Delivery
9 26 (10.20%) Change Management
10 25 (9.80%) Banking
11 24 (9.41%) Retail
11 24 (9.41%) SDLC
12 23 (9.02%) Mobile App
12 23 (9.02%) Data Centre
12 23 (9.02%) Security Cleared
13 21 (8.24%) Microsoft
14 20 (7.84%) Windows
15 18 (7.06%) Service Management
15 18 (7.06%) Waterfall
15 18 (7.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 17 (6.67%) PMI Certification
17 16 (6.27%) SAP
17 16 (6.27%) QA
17 16 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (5.88%) PMP
18 15 (5.88%) Supplier Management
19 14 (5.49%) Risk Management
19 14 (5.49%) Scrum
19 14 (5.49%) SC Cleared

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.18%) Confluence
3 2 (0.78%) CMS
3 2 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.39%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.39%) Liferay
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (4.71%) MS Excel
1 12 (4.71%) MS Office
2 11 (4.31%) MS Project
3 7 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.96%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.18%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.78%) Maximo
5 1 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.39%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.18%) G Suite
4 2 (0.78%) Office 365
4 2 (0.78%) SaaS
4 2 (0.78%) Taleo
5 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) Network Security
2 3 (1.18%) Extranet
2 3 (1.18%) Intranet
3 2 (0.78%) DMZ
3 2 (0.78%) Multicast
3 2 (0.78%) SAN
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.39%) Firewall
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) MVNO
4 1 (0.39%) SMS
4 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.39%) Big Data
4 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.35%) JIRA
2 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.18%) Hudson
3 3 (1.18%) MSI
3 3 (1.18%) Selenium
3 3 (1.18%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (29.02%) Finance
2 25 (9.80%) Banking
3 24 (9.41%) Retail
4 11 (4.31%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.92%) Front Office
6 8 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.14%) Marketing
7 6 (2.35%) Legal
7 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.57%) Back Office
8 4 (1.57%) Billing
8 4 (1.57%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.18%) Games
9 3 (1.18%) Law
10 2 (0.78%) Advertising
10 2 (0.78%) Local Government
11 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.53%) .NET
2 5 (1.96%) HTML
2 5 (1.96%) HTML5
3 3 (1.18%) J2EE
3 3 (1.18%) Java EE
3 3 (1.18%) Middleware
4 2 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (0.78%) Web Services
5 1 (0.39%) CSS
5 1 (0.39%) jQuery
5 1 (0.39%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.39%) OpenID
5 1 (0.39%) REST
5 1 (0.39%) SAML
5 1 (0.39%) SOAP
5 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.39%) WebGL
5 1 (0.39%) WS-I
5 1 (0.39%) XML
5 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.02%) Data Centre
1 23 (9.02%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.96%) User Experience
4 4 (1.57%) FMCG
4 4 (1.57%) PMI
4 4 (1.57%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.18%) NHS
6 2 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.39%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.39%) DataPower
7 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.39%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.84%) Windows
2 8 (3.14%) Android
3 7 (2.75%) Unix
4 6 (2.35%) Linux
5 5 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.78%) AIX
7 2 (0.78%) Solaris
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.39%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (38.04%) Project Management
2 66 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (14.51%) ITIL
5 36 (14.12%) PRINCE2
6 35 (13.73%) Migration
7 29 (11.37%) Service Delivery
8 26 (10.20%) Change Management
9 24 (9.41%) SDLC
10 18 (7.06%) Service Management
10 18 (7.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 18 (7.06%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.88%) Supplier Management
12 14 (5.49%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.49%) Scrum
13 13 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (4.71%) CRM
14 12 (4.71%) DevOps
15 11 (4.31%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.71%) SQL
2 6 (2.35%) Java
3 4 (1.57%) C#
3 4 (1.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.18%) Ruby
5 1 (0.39%) C
5 1 (0.39%) PHP
5 1 (0.39%) Python
5 1 (0.39%) Scala
5 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 15 (5.88%) PMP
4 14 (5.49%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.10%) Degree
6 10 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.78%) APMP
9 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.39%) CCNA
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.39%) HNC
10 1 (0.39%) ISEB
10 1 (0.39%) MCSE
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.39%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.27%) QA
2 11 (4.31%) SLA
3 3 (1.18%) PMO
4 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.39%) GCP
5 1 (0.39%) GxP
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) vSphere
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.39%) SRDF
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) SCCM
2 3 (1.18%) Ansible
2 3 (1.18%) Puppet
3 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.78%) MOM
4 1 (0.39%) Control-M
4 1 (0.39%) Mesos
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (11.37%) Oracle
2 21 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.27%) SAP
4 6 (2.35%) Facebook
5 4 (1.57%) VMware
6 3 (1.18%) Google
7 2 (0.78%) Arista
7 2 (0.78%) Citrix
7 2 (0.78%) F5
7 2 (0.78%) IBM
7 2 (0.78%) Remedy
7 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.78%) Sybase
7 2 (0.78%) Syclo
7 2 (0.78%) webMethods
8 1 (0.39%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.39%) Aareon
8 1 (0.39%) Kenexa
8 1 (0.39%) Pega
8 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
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