Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 20 February 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.

Applications Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 158 178
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -8.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £325 £283 £410
90th Percentile £425 £458 £469
South East median daily rate £420 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +15.86% +7.41% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £10.00 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.82% +22.22% -
South East median hourly rate £10.00 £48.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -79.49% +8.33% +125.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,404 3,374 4,049
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 92.36% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,987 2,083 2,512
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £238 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 241 232
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.17 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.32% +8.70% +31.43%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.06 £10.78
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.24% +20.65%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Hampshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in Hampshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in Hampshire

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Southampton +8 2 £350 +7.69% 6
Farnborough 0 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Applications Engineer
South East

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, Applications Engineer 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 Hampshire region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware