Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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 Consultant
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 567 563
Rank change year-on-year -24 -4 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 43 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.093% 0.089% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.094% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 24
London median daily rate £425 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £313 £317 £275
90th Percentile £775 £635 £619
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £100.00
England median hourly rate - - £100.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Applications Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Central London -5 4 £325 -39.53% 1
West London -10 3 £425 -
Applications Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (25.58%) VBA
2 11 (25.58%) Degree
3 8 (18.60%) Finance
4 6 (13.95%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) Google
5 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
5 5 (11.63%) Firewall
5 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (9.30%) Open Source Development
6 4 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (9.30%) Google Apps Script
6 4 (9.30%) Open Source
6 4 (9.30%) G Suite
6 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.30%) C#
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle
6 4 (9.30%) XML
6 4 (9.30%) Linux
6 4 (9.30%) Unix
6 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
6 4 (9.30%) IBM
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) QA
6 4 (9.30%) JIRA
6 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) InfoPath
6 4 (9.30%) WebSphere

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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.33%) Actimize
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) G Suite
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Firebase
3 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.33%) MSI
3 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) J2EE
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) SAML
4 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
4 1 (2.33%) JSP
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) React Native
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Equities
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
1 4 (9.30%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Data Management
1 4 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (9.30%) Migration
1 4 (9.30%) Open Source
1 4 (9.30%) Open Source Development
1 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
1 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
2 3 (6.98%) Analytics
2 3 (6.98%) Case Management
2 3 (6.98%) Content Management
2 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
2 3 (6.98%) Document Management
2 3 (6.98%) Information Security
2 3 (6.98%) ITSM
2 3 (6.98%) Master Data Management
2 3 (6.98%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (6.98%) Service Management
2 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) VBA
2 6 (13.95%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) Google Apps Script
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
2 1 (2.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Google
2 4 (9.30%) IBM
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) ATG
4 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.33%) Qualys
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.33%) Siebel
4 1 (2.33%) VMware