The median contractor rate for a Applications Manager was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 30 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.

Application Manager
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.93% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £513 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 700 733 802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.21% 95.69% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 406 376
Median daily rate £407 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Applications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Manager in Milton Keynes

Applications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Manager in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Applications Manager in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (25.00%) MSI
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Process
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) SMS
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Applications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) RAD
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Process
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle