The median contractor rate for an Applications Consultant was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 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 Consultant
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 401 409
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 23 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 14
Median daily rate £563 £500 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +36.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £392 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -12.67% +4.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Applications Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Applications Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Consultant in London

Applications Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Consultant in London

Applications Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Consultant in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Consultant in London

Applications Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Consultant in London

Applications Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London - 2 £473 - 4
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Applications Consultant 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 London region featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (23.40%) Finance
1 11 (23.40%) Performance Management
1 11 (23.40%) Application Performance Management
2 10 (21.28%) AppDynamics
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Firewall
3 8 (17.02%) Java
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (10.64%) Apache
5 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.64%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) IBM
5 5 (10.64%) Middleware
5 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
6 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
6 4 (8.51%) SSL
6 4 (8.51%) Windows
6 4 (8.51%) Perl
6 4 (8.51%) .NET
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 3 (6.38%) C#
7 3 (6.38%) Web Services
7 3 (6.38%) IIS
7 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.38%) Banking

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (10.64%) Apache
1 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
1 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (4.26%) iPlanet
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle iSupplier
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) G Suite
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) SSL
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) Extranet
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Intranet
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) AppScan
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Middleware
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.38%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) DataPower
2 2 (4.26%) FMCG
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) AIX
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) zOS
4 1 (2.13%) SUSE
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Application Performance Management
1 11 (23.40%) Performance Management
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.38%) DevOps
4 3 (6.38%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.26%) Open Source
5 2 (4.26%) Open Source Development
5 2 (4.26%) OWASP
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.26%) Release Automation
5 2 (4.26%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.26%) SDLC
5 2 (4.26%) Secure Coding
5 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (2.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) Python
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.51%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) CISSP
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CEH
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
1 2 (4.26%) Terraform
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (2.13%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) AppDynamics
2 5 (10.64%) IBM
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Dynatrace
5 2 (4.26%) Remedy
5 2 (4.26%) Splunk
6 1 (2.13%) Acunetix
6 1 (2.13%) BMC
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) JDA
6 1 (2.13%) New Relic
6 1 (2.13%) Nintex
6 1 (2.13%) VMware